Sasha Chedygov's CV

Who Am I?

I am a self-taught, full-stack software engineer with a focus on building great user experiences. Most of my work experience is with web technologies, but I take pride in being well-rounded and an extremely quick learner.

Tech Experience

Experienced:

  • Frontend JavaScript
  • React
  • Python
  • Django
  • PostgreSQL
  • Node.js

Proficient:

  • Ruby
  • iOS
  • Swift
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Vagrant
  • GraphQL
  • Docker

Learning:

  • React Native
  • SolidJS
  • Rust
  • DevOps

Work Experience

Senior Frontend Engineer @ Evidation Health May 2021 – Present

  • React
  • React Native
  • Node.js
  • Ruby
  • Docker

I am the frontend lead on a product team dedicated to building a platform for remote health studies. My duties include:

  • Building new features required for future studies while ensuring strict backwards compatibility
  • Limiting the risk and complexity of our codebase by reducing the number of moving parts, significantly increasing our test coverage, and adding more monitoring
  • Working with product stakeholders to shape requirements into technical specifications
  • Mentoring and leading pair programming sessions with less experienced engineers

Senior Software Engineer @ Manzama / Diligent January 2017 – April 2021

  • React
  • Python
  • Django
  • Node.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • GraphQL
  • Redis
  • Docker
  • DevOps

Manzama's products provided market intelligence services targeted at law firms. Notable accomplishments include:

  • Bringing our frontend development stack (previously composed of YUI, jQuery, and vanilla JS) up to modern day standards with React and Redux
  • Building the frontend experience of a new data analytics product, Manzama Insights, which later became a major factor in the acquisition of Manzama by Diligent
  • Introducing GraphQL to parts of the backend via a homegrown library to consolidate our ad hoc REST APIs
  • Helping improve error logging and monitoring across our products
  • Teaching modern frontend development practices to the rest of the engineering team

Senior Software Engineer @ Mercenary Technologies March 2016 – December 2016

  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • AngularJS
  • PostgreSQL
  • Vagrant

My role in the company was as a generalist software engineer on a range of products and services, including:

  • A trip planner for businesses (Tripgrid, Rails/Vue.js)
  • A Django/AngularJS storefront (Azure Standard)
  • A warehouse automation project with Python

Senior Software Engineer @ PNDLM October 2014 – December 2015

  • iOS
  • Swift
  • Python
  • PHP
  • React
  • Node.js
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Vagrant

I led a team to develop apps and services on a range of tech stacks for our clients. I spent most of my time doing full-stack development for iOS apps in Swift, with PHP and Python on the backend, but I also did front-end web development with React and Redux. My role in the company went from being a one-man team working on an iOS app to eventually leading and mentoring a team of 3 junior developers. Notable projects include:

  • Two iOS apps, one of which is currently in the App Store (BUCKiTDREAM)
  • An interactive data visualization tool for The Freshwater Trust
  • A web-based calendar builder powered by React and Node.js
  • A Magento-based e-commerce site (Superfeet)

Software Engineer and Partner @ DonorDynamics May 2013 – November 2014

  • Python
  • Django
  • PostgreSQL
  • Machine learning
  • Frontend JavaScript
  • React

I created a software platform for non-profit organizations that predicted the likelihood and capacity of donations from their prospective donors. The foundation of the platform was the prediction algorithm, which combined machine learning with donor heuristics to produce a set of actionable reports for clients. These reports were accessible via an interactive Django-powered web app. I briefly became a business partner before DonorDynamics was acquired and dissolved.

Software Engineer (Contract) @ Readiness Systems May 2013 – September 2014

  • Python
  • Flask
  • MySQL

I built a web app called ReadiTrack to track AED readiness and related certifications in accordance with local health and safety laws. ReadiTrack was sold to another company in November 2015, and I continue to provide maintenance services for the software (now ClassByteAED) in a very minor capacity.

Software Engineer @ LaunchSide May 2012 – May 2013

  • PHP
  • Python
  • Django
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Neo4J
  • Frontend JavaScript
  • Ruby
  • ASP

I worked with a small team to build data-driven web applications for clients and company partners. We used a wide variety of tech stacks and worked with clients in a lot of industries to build full products quickly. LaunchSide went out of business, and I inherited some of its clients as an independent contractor.

Freelance Web Developer 2008 – 2011

  • PHP
  • Python
  • MySQL
  • Frontend JavaScript

I began my professional career by building web apps and websites for a range of clients. Notable projects include a fundraising website for the mayor of Tualatin and a web-based calculator used by an electrical engineering company to calculate pressure requirements for their pumps.