Rust Saiargaliev / Software Engineer

Currently based in Berlin, Germany (born in Ufa, Russia)


Skill set #

  • Python — Django, Flask, Celery, DRF, pytest
  • Javascript — jQuery, React, Vue
  • Databases — PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, Heroku Connect
  • CI — Travis, CircleCI, GitLab CI, Heroku CI, GitHub Actions
  • Management — GitHub, Jira, Confluence, Redmine, Trello, YouTrack
  • Misc — Heroku, Salesforce, Linux, Bash, Docker, git
  • Soft skills — hiring, onboarding, mentoring and 1x1s, team coordination and alignment

Experience #

Senior Software Engineer @ Thermondo GmbH [March 2016 — May 2021, 5 years] #

Developing backend monolithic (~150kloc) and microservice applications for company business processes. Keeping the stack and open-source/closed-source libraries up-to-date and well-tested (90%+ coverage).

Web Developer (volunteering) @ MKCorp [November 2014 — March 2016, 1.5 years] #

With a bunch of people we decided to make an indie MMORPG (without any funding). I was responsible for building the website, forum and integrating it with game's API.

  • Bootstrapped a website
  • Developed a fully functional game forum from scratch
  • Started building a payment system connected to a game

Web Developer @ Smena [October 2013 — December 2015, 2 years] #

Built and maintained various websites and complex web services for external clients.

Security Engineer @ Bashneft-Inform [July 2013 — October 2013] #

Information Security Bachelor @ USATU [2008 — 2013] #


Extra #

  • Languages — English (fluent), Russian (native), German (basic)
  • Open Sourceactive OSS contributor
  • Community — Moderating @pydjango (~2k people) and founded @django_jobs (~1k people)
  • Talks — Speaker at Django User Group Berlin, PyBerlin, Python User Group Berlin
  • Hobbies — jogging, drone photography, video games