Experienced PHP Developer

NameAndrey Ovcharov
Phone+49 176 456 10 366
AddressDüsseldorf, Germany

I am a Experienced Web and Software Developer with more than 15 years of experience working with leading-edge technologies. My areas of expertise include:

Professional experience

September 2014
– Present

trivago GmBH - Germany

Software developer

I am working in the group providing backend software for content team. We use Symfony 2 PHP framework and MySQL database server.

My duties are:

  • Develop and support backend services for images infrastructure
  • Develop and support backend services for geographic data processing
  • Develop and support internal tools for Content Team using React JS
October 2009
– August 2014

Spectraweb - Czech Republic

Web and software developer, team leader

I was working remotely as a freelance web and software developer for a company Spectraweb s.r.o., Czech Republic.

My duties were:

  • Architect and develop complex web applications using PHP Zend Framework 2.x and Ruby on Rails 4
  • Code frontend parts using HTML5+CSS3, jQuery and Ember JS
  • Design and implement databases on MySQL and MongoDB, using Doctrine 2 and Active Record ORM
  • Develop applications for iOS and Android devices
  • Configure and support company's servers - Ubuntu and CentOS Linux, Apache, Nginx
  • Manage and coordinate freelance teams
January 2008
– October 2009

Acronis - Moscow, Russia

Web developer, team leader

I worked as a leader of small group in Online Marketing Department in Acronis, Russia

Our team developed and supported internal statistics system for Marketing Department.

Skills: PHP, Zend Framework 1.x, Adobe Flash, HTML+CSS, jQuery

July 2006
– December 2007

Self employed - Moscow, Russia

Software and Web developer

I have taken part in development of the surveillance system for ATMs. As well I have created several small websites for customers in Russia.

Skills: C++, MFC, ATL, PHP, MySQL

March 1999
– June 2006

CentreInvest Soft - Moscow, Russia

Software developer, Team leader

I was member of the team developing VisualDoc - document management software for large companies.

I have taken part in the development and support of all parts of the application - from low-level communication protocol to user interface.

Skills: C++, MSSQL, Oracle, COM/DCOM, MFC, ATL


September 1993
– March 1999

Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM) - Moscow, Russia

Masters Degree in Applied Mathematics

Qualification: Software for Data Processing and Managing Systems.

Graduate thesis: Self-learning tutoring systems.


English Fluent
German Basic knowledge
Czech Basic knowledge
Russian Native language