Years of experience
11 (Years of experience on managerial positions – 8)
Project Management, Process Design, Software Design and Implementation
C, C++, .Net, Java, XML Related, Cognos, Unix and Windows
– VMware Sofia -
Sciant was acquired by VMware in October 2007. Since the acquisition I am responsible for managing team of 16 software engineers on one of the product lines of the company. My duties include planning, tracking and facilitating the coordination with Palo Alto office. The product I work on is an analytical tool acquiring data from IT infrastructure, processing and storing data, generation of analytical reports.
– 10/2007 Sciant Sofia -
at this position include supervision of projects, liaison with clients and assistance
in sales process.
A significant part of the time at Sciant I spent on a series of projects related to development of a data warehouse solution for the world’s biggest logistics company. My roles spanned from the business development activities through business analysis, project planning and some actual development.
– 6-2006 Tineo IT Labs AD Sofia -
I supervise all software related activities including engineering, quality control, and process management. In addition I take part in business development process in negotiating terms and conditions of contracts, preparation of marketing materials etc.
Partner (Technical Director)
– 1/2005 Wizcom/Sciant
I supervised the work of several project managers. I also worked on improving the development processes and perform resource planning on company level. As part of our process improvement initiative I lead the implementation of the ISO 9001:2000 compatible quality management system.
– 7/2001 Wizcom Sofia -
I managed successfully a number of projects facilitating different development methodologies and platforms. My biggest success was the development of a relationship with an US based client specialized in security related software. This resulted in multiple projects within 3 year period.
Senior Software Engineer
– 1/2000 Wizcom Sofia -
I was responsible for managing the change control and maintenance of a data warehousing application for mobile telephone operators. The system was operating in Windows and Solaris environments.
- 7/1999 Datecs Sofia -
I used to be a GIS software developer. The products I developed were based on MapInfo, MapBasic, SQL server, Visual Basic and ASP.
Technical university Sofia-Bulgaria
I obtained master’s degree in Computer Systems. My courses in the last year were focused on Expert systems, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks and Parallel Algorithms.
of Electronics Sofia-Bulgaria Elite School
My specialization was in Software Engineering.
ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System
09/2003 - 11/2004
I have directed and participated in the development of the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System for one of the major Bulgarian software development companies with over 100 engineers. As part of the effort I have developed a system of processes for the different process areas and project lifecycles in the company and conducted a number of internal trainings related to Quality Management, ISO and CMMI.
Standard used: ISO 9001:2000, CMM, CMMI
Team Size: -
Role: Quality Manager, Management Representative
Operating Planning System
2/2004 - 10/2004
We developed a web based budgeting application for a leading European distributor of pharmaceutical products. We have facilitated innovative architecture that delivers data to the client via web services and transfers presentation logic to the client machine via XSLT.
Technologies used: .Net , XML, XSLT, web services
Team Size: 6
Secure collaboration solution for Goldman Sachs's Investment Banking Division
8/2001 - 5/2002
I have led a professional services project aiming to deliver XML web service backend for delivery of sensitive information to corporate customers.
Technologies used: Java, RSA Secure ID, Tumbleweed IME, XML web services
Team Size: 4
Role: Project Manager
8/2001 - 5/2002
My team was responsible for the integration of innovative system for delivery of sensitive data over internet. The project involved integration of technology from Verisign, Tumbleweed and Network Solutions.
Technologies used: Java, Verisign PTA and VSSC, Tumbleweed IME, Python
Team Size: 7
Role: Project Manager
Automated Test Harness
6/2000 - 10/2000
We developed automated test suite for our client's secure messaging server. The final product consists of approximately 2000 tests and covers 58% of the total product code or about 95% of the code reachable through the externally accessible API.
Technologies used: Python, CORBA, Fnorb, wxPython
Team Size: 5
Role: Team Lead & Technical Point of Contact
Software for performance analysis of mobile networks
8/1999 - 2/2000
The system we developed acquired performance data from mobile networks and allowed operators to perform data analysis through sophisticated reporting system.
Technologies used: SAS, Visual Basic 6.0, C++, Solaris, Informix
Team Size: 16 total; 2 in my sub-team
Role: Team Lead
8/1997 - 5/1998
worked on the implementation of innovative web based GIS systems allowing users
to access maps of
Technologies used: ASP, Visual Basic 6.0, SQL Server
Team size: 2
Certificates and Qualifications
“Introduction to Capability Maturity Model Integration Staged Representation v 1.1” obtained on 20-22 April 2004, Sofia, Bulgaria, trained by David Reo, ESI
Concepts of CMMI” obtained on September 12, 2005 in
Instructor for “Introduction to Capability Maturity Model Integration v 1.2” course; trained by Stephen Fletcher and Chuck Meyers; observed on 25-27 April 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria, by Pat Kirwan, ESI
ISO 9001:2000, PSP, Rational Unified Process, PMBOK
SQL Server, MySQL, Accesss, Informix
SubVersion, CVS, Source Safe
Bugzilla, Test Director, TRAC
Memberships & Participation
I actively participate in several knowledge sharing groups:
SPIN-BG – group dedicated to sharing process improvement experience, focused on CMMI
cmmi_process_improvement – International group sharing knowledge about CMMI
Bulgarian Project Management Association (BPMA, БАУП) forums
BQAA – forum for sharing information and ideas on software quality control