Denis Kovalev

Amsterdam · Netherlands · [email protected]

More than 9 years of professional experience in developing wide variety of applications in Python, Golang and C.

Completed projects for big companies like DataArt, Panasonic, Wargaming, Conversant, Relex and for small start-ups. Have experience in working in teams from several to dozens of people on-site and remotely.

Co-organizer and speaker of Voronezh “Deep Refactoring” IT community, hosting meetups for software developers, managers and others involved in the industry.


Senior Software Developer

Backend development for client-facing services.

July 2019 - Present

IT consultant

Doing web development for companies as contractor.

December 2015 - June 2019

Senior Software Developer

Wargaming Global Map for World of Tanks Clans: Continuously improving browser MMOTBS where players compete to control territories of a “real” world map. This project was a part of portal containing other connected services and games.

2014 - 2015

Senior Software Developer

Completed a lot of projects including a variety of technologies and tasks:

  • Python web development
  • Linux drivers development
  • Video streaming service
  • Android low-level development
  • Desktop applications
October 2011 - November 2015

Software Developer

Anti-spam software development

  • deobfuscation module for mail scanner
  • real sender IP address detection, based on heuristic algorithms
  • Nagios monitoring system with custom plugins
February 2010 - September 2011


Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia

Master of Science
Physics and Electronics
September 2004 - June 2010

Cambridge exam FCE

A grade


Programming Languages & Tools
  • Usability matters
  • Testing is mandatory
  • Team work is a key to success