Sergii Garkusha

Full Stack Software Engineer

Engineer with passion. Proficient in JavaScript, C & Python, excited about AI & Robotics.
500 Startups Alumni. Envato Elite Author. San Francisco School of AI Organizer.


Achievements

  • 500 Startups Alumni (Batch 20)
  • San Francisco School of AI Organizer
  • Envato Elite Author
  • The creator of MotoPress Content Editor™ Visual page builder with 10,000+ active installs on WordPress.com
  • Author of the book about History of a Fencing Art

Set of technical skills

Languages:
JavaScript, Python, C, Bash, PHP, HTML5+CSS3
Frameworks:
React+Redux, Node.js, Express, Mongoose, Sequelize, jQuery, Electron, Flask, Pandas
Servers:
NginX, Apache, Gunicorn
Databases:
MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis


Professional Experience (7 years)

QA Engineer at Uber (Contract, part-time, 08/2018 - Present) San Francisco, CA

It's a part-time position at the department secured by the NDA. I specialize in a Full Stack Engineering and agreed on a temporary QA role because it helped to manage my full-time education. I consider this as a valuable experience, and here's why .

    Responsibilities
  • Manual QA of 3 user-facing applications
    Contributions
  • Wrote e2e automatic tests for the CI pipeline

Full Stack Software Engineer at Zentist (Consultant, 06/2018 - 08/2018) San Francisco, CA
    Tech Stack
  • React.js / ARc (Atomic) / Redux / Ember.js
  • Flask / SQLAlchemy / GraphQL / MySQL
  • Node.js/ Express / Sequelize / MySQL
  • AWS (EC2, S3) / Docker / Terraform / NginX
    Contributions
  • Merged patients data from Close.io and Active Campaign
  • Compared data against Mixpanel records and normalized it
  • Migrated the results of prev steps into the ForestAdmin DBMS
  • Implemented many-to-many relation for patients and tags, etc.

Lead Full Stack Web Developer at SentiSum (02/2017 - 02/2018) San Francisco, CA
    Tech Stack
  • React.js / Webpack / Ant.d / Socket.io
  • Node.js / Feathers.js / Mongoose / MongoDB
  • Docker / AWS (EC2, Lambda) / NginX
  • Java 8 / Spring
    Contributions
  • Led the team of 4 engineers
  • Architected next version of the core product (the Dashboard)
  • Successfully migrated the product from Meteor.js to Featers
  • Built backend services: auth, feature extractor, query gen, etc.

Senior Front End Engineer at Zentist (08/2016 - 02/2017) San Francisco, CA
    Tech Stack
  • Angular.js / jQuery / Bootstrap / SASS
  • PHP FPM / Symphony2 / MySQL
  • AWS / NginX
  • Migrated to React.js+Redux / GraphQL / Flask
    Contributions
  • Led the remote team of 6 people
  • Architected the new version of the frontend (Based on React)
  • Fixed front end build process (e.g., PHP-SASS to Webpack)
  • Helped with migration from Symphony to Flask

Senior Full Stack Web Developer at MotoCMS (08/2013 - 04/2016)Mykolaiv, Ukraine
    Tech Stack
  • jQuery / JMVC / Bootstrap 3 / LESS
  • PHP / WordPress / WP Plugins API / MySQL
  • Ant / Grunt.js / QUnit
  • Debian 6.0 (squeeze)
    Contributions
  • Architected and built the MotoPress live demo
  • Developed charts functionality
  • Integrated Maps functionality
  • Created instant help system of the plugin


Education

Full Stack Software Engineering Program at Holberton (01/2018 - 01/2019)San Francisco, CA
Master’s Degree, History at SMNU (09/2003 - 08/2009)Mykolaiv, Ukraine