Alexey Ignatov

Chicago, Illinois, US

Independent programmer looking for a project
Alexey's Skills
Business Development
Product Management
User Experience

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

Age Group


Work Experience

Founder & Developer

Illini Innovations Corporation

September 2009 - May 2011

● Developed and distributed nine iPhone applications currently available on the App Store ● Designed marketing campaigns which pushed several applications to the App Store’s top 100 list in the Productivity and Social Networking categories, including an application which reached #14 in the top paid Social Networking category ● Led a team of four employees through engineering, marketing, business development and customer service ● Developed automation software in C# to implement online marketing strategies, allowing for successful campaigns to be executed efficiently and with limited oversight

Senior Fixed Income Trader

M&N Trading, LLC

May 2011 - November 2014

● Headed a trading desk averaging over 1000 contracts traded daily in many markets including US Treasury cash and futures, European bonds, Eurodollars, and various energy products such as gas oil and crude oil ● Employed statistical and financial pricing models and risk metrics as well as cutting edge technology to gain a sustainable competitive advantage in all market conditions ● Wrote software for trading, quantitative analysis, financial modeling, and risk monitoring using C++, VBA, and a number of other programming languages

Software Engineer


November 2014 - July 2015

● Developer at a startup company which builds cloud based management software utilized by many top firms in the freight and logistics industries, including several top ten companies ● Responsible for end-to-end product development including front end design and development, back end development, testing, quality assurance, support and project management ● Used Java, javascript, Spring, JQuery and many other technologies to build software that grew to handle over tens of thousands of daily users ● Developed and maintained a highly utilized website allowing freight companies to provide price information to their customers, dispatch shipments, track shipments, manage financial documents and many other features ● Developed numerous JSON, REST and SOAP web services ● Established an infrastructure foundation capable of scaling quickly with zero downtime

Software Engineer


August 2015 - Today

● Developed large scale cloud-based distributed systems for the mapping and navigation industry ● Extensive work with real time streaming, big data processing and orchestration frameworks such as apache storm, hadoop, kafka, zookeeper, mesos, consul and numerous others ● Worked on micro services architecture based on Docker involving Consul and Mesos ● Developed and maintained continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines for various projects ● Practiced Agile, Test Driven Development, CI/CD, pair programming and Behavior Driven Development


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Finance

2007 - 2011

DePaul University

MS, Computer Science

2016 - 2017


AWS Certified Developer - Associate

Amazon Web Services