Resume of Andrew Buldyzhov

Objective

Combine my skills as Technical Project Manager and Software Engineer in Industry 4.0 projects.

Advantages

  • Industrial automation and IT alloyed in 19-year experience of software development, engineering and project management;
  • 23 years of devotion to computer science;
  • combination of entrepreneurial (ambition, initiative) and corporate (team spirit, discipline) values;
  • marketing and management skills in engineering and software development;
  • experience of working in international companies, while living abroad too;
  • fluent and versatile business and technical English.

Technological experience in industries

  • Industrial refrigeration.
  • Grain elevators and silos.
  • Storage of liquid oil and gas products.
  • Automation of floating docks.
  • Food & beverages processing equipment.
  • Web design and Internet hosting.

Working experience

2014–… GeeksForLess Inc (www.geeksforless.com). Technical Project Manager.

  • run software development of websites and web applications according to Agile/Scrum methodology;
  • manage the team of 8 developers;
  • daily interact with customers from Northern America;
  • perform business analytics, develop detailed technical documentation in English;
  • initiated and have been running English Club for Project Managers and HR specialists;
  • utilize up-to-date Internet and software development and testing technologies (JIRA, Confluence, FishEye, Crucible, Spira, Selenium, SVN, Git, Jenkins etc).

2005–… AT Engineering (www.a-t-engineering.com). General Manager.

  • established a start-up business;
  • brought constant international and local outsourcing partners;
  • more than 80 industrial automation projects completed with average capacity 500 man*hours;
  • developed and maintain the team’s website in CMS WordPress and SSH server in Ubuntu Linux.

2002–2005 GEA Grasso International B.V. (www.gea.com). Project Engineer.

  • training in the Netherlands with total duration of 4 months;
  • completed 14 software projects in automation of industrial refrigeration;
  • performed software commissioning: 8 sites in Ukraine, 2 in Poland, 1 in Greece and 1 in Egypt.

2002–2003 Ukrainian State Maritime Technical University (www.nuos.edu.ua), junior scientific associate

  • taught 2 groups of students with total number of 30 persons, conducted laboratory works.

1999–2002 AMICO Ltd (www.amico.ua). Software Engineer.

  • designed and produced 6 HMI projects utilizing NI LabVIEW, MS Visual C++, and WinAPI;
  • participated in commissioning of measuring systems at oil-and-gas enterprises;
  • administrated the network of 26 computers under Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0 и XP Pro;
  • participated and delivered a lecture in English at an international scientific and technical conference MARIND’2001 in Varna, Bulgaria.
  • produced engineering documentation in Ms Word and AutoCAD;
  • instructed mechanical and electrical designers in computer-aided design;
  • composed exhibits and represented the company at 2 national and 1 professional exhibitions being held in the capital.

summer 1997-98 Allied Support JV, TCO (branch of US Chevron), Kazakhstan. Training.

  • worked as office assistant, interpreter, and passenger transportation dispatcher.

Professional software skills

Expert in:

  • Siemens SIMATIC Step7, Protool, WinCC Flexible & WinCC SCADA, TIA Portal;
  • Schneider Electric Unity Pro.

Proficient in:

  • Citect SCADA;
  • CoDeSys;
  • Omron CX-One;
  • Mitsubishi FX IEC Developer;
  • Carel 1tool;
  • National Instruments LabVIEW;
  • AutoCAD;
  • Schnedier Electric SoMachine.

Experienced in:

  • Allen Bradley Rockwell RSLogix, RSView32;
  • GE Proficy iFix and Cimplicity SCADA;
  • Ms Visual C++;
  • Ms Access databases;
  • Java;
  • Ms Visual Basic for Applications.

General computer skills:

  • Office applications at the level of creating macros and add-ons. Ms Visio, Ms Project.
  • Strong knowledge of Ms Windows, sound understanding of Linux.
  • Good knowledge of networks, administration and information security utilities.
  • Good skills in Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator.
  • Basic web-design and web-programming skills.

Education

1996–2003 Ukrainian State Maritime Technical University.

  • post-graduate study in “Mathematical modeling and computational approach”;
  • received M.Eng qualification of engineer-electrician in “Fine mechanics instrumentation”;
  • defended diploma titled “Automation and control system integrated in the complex of processing plastic wastes into alternative liquid fuel”, in English.
  • received basic higher education and bachelor’s degree in “Instrumentation”, graduated with honors and obtained a distinction.

Strong qualities of character

  • Good self-control and balance.
  • Good organizing skills.
  • Self-management.
  • Non-monetary motivation and strategic goals.
  • Team-worker, leader qualities.
  • Creative problem-solving and result-oriented approach.
  • Broad outlook.

Personal info

Good health. Since the year 2000, never missed more than 1 working day in a row because of illness, not more than 10 days in total.
Current place of residence – Nikolayev, Ukraine.
Languages: Russian – native. English, Ukrainian – fluent.
Hobbies: English, psychology, pedagogy, yoga, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, basketball, bike, swimming, running, hiking, football, volleyball.