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Irina Z.

Software Specialist


Seasoned Software Specialist with a diverse skill set that includes AWS, Linux, Java/Spring, Networking, MongoDB, Oracle, MySQL, Python, Git/GitHub, Maven, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform. Proven track record of hands-on experience in crafting secure, high-performing, cost-effective, and scalable systems utilizing AWS services. Proficient in applying industry best practices as outlined by the AWS Well-Architected Framework and Cloud Adoption Framework.

Key Skills & Competencies


Professional Experience

Primed Talent Fellowship, United Kingdom – 2023
Design secure, high-performing, cost-effective, highly available, and scalable systems by using AWS services according to best practices defined in AWS well-architected framework, Cloud Adoption framework
Learnt various AWS services including but not limited to EC2, EBS, EFS, IAM, VPC (Sub netting, Routing table configuration), Route 53, S3, Trusted Advisor, Systems Manager, Lambda, Config, Cloud front, AWS Organizations, Billing, Athena, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling Group, SNS, SQS, CloudFormation
Explored different ways to interact with AWS services like AWS CLI, Management console

Senior Java Developer – Bezeq, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2018 – 2020
Developed Java-based software with Tibco EMS and Kafka connections in multithreading mode for use in telecommunication
Collaborated on full lifecycle of systems development, from requirements gathering to production releases
Developed business logic using Spring framework and Used Spring AOP and MVC for handling transactions

Senior Java Developer – Migdal, Petakh Tikva, Israel, 2017 – 2018
Developed Java-based software to use in insurance application
Designed and developed Restful APIs for different modules in the project as per the requirement
Maintained existing applications, including migrating current persistence from Oracle to MongoDB to inline future architecture
Worked in Microservice Architecture using RESTful Web Services

Senior Java Developer – Amdocs, Raanana, Israel, 2016 – 2010
Developed Java-based software to use in billing and CRM
Involved in SDLC Requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, and testing of application developed using Agile methodology
Involved in design, development, testing, and implementation of the process systems, working on iterative life cycles business requirements and creating Detail Design Document
Responsible for mentoring junior developers in order to improve the overall quality of work

Community Experience

User Web Scraping Specialist
Applied Python-based web scraping techniques to extract and analyze user data, contributing insights for various projects

Code Reviewer
Participated in code reviews, offering constructive feedback to improve code quality

Volunteered as a mentor, providing guidance and support to aspiring developers or students


Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physics
State Aerospace University, Samara, Russia

Master of Science (MS) in Physics
State Aerospace University, Samara, Russia

Other Experience/Awards/Publications

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - Achieved October 2023
Network+ course at Kingsborough Community College
IBT Certified DevOps Engineer - Advanced
IBT Certified DevOps Engineer
IT Google Support Specialist
IBM Data Science Specialization

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