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Contact Information
Name: Alexander Georgiev
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Cell Phone: +359883575830
E-mail: espr1t.net@gmail.com
Website: www.espr1t.net
Personal Information
Date of Birth: 12. April, 1987
Place of Birth: Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citizenship: Bulgarian
Hobbies and Interests
Programming competitions, books,
music, movies, sports, and problem solving
Professional Qualification
Programming Languages
Vast experience with C/C++, as it is my language of choice for work, personal projects, and programming competitions.

Considerable experience with Java and Python as part of my internships at Facebook, work at VMWare and Skyscanner, and some personal projects.

Some experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and PHP as part of two of my jobs and while developing several personal projects.

Minor experience with C#, Pascal and Scheme.

Algorithms & Data Structures
Very strong algorithmic background. Particularly good at graph theory and dynamic programming. Some experience with A.I.

Advanced knowledge of data structures, including exotic ones.
Languages
Bulgarian (native)
English (advanced)
German (basic)
Awards
International
Achieved red rating in TopCoder
Achieved red rating in CodeForces
First place in CodeForces Round 192, Div1
First place in CodeForces Round 29, Div2
First place in TopCoder SRM 367, Div2
Third place in TopCoder SRM 518, Div1
Third place in TopCoder SRM 530, Div1
Semi-finalist of Google Code Jam in 2008
Finalist of Google #HashCode in 2016 and 2017

National
Alma Mater award from the rector of Sofia University
First place in The Dean's Cup competition
Multiple first places in a tournament, organized by Musala Soft. and PC Magazine Bulgaria.
First place in a Bulgarian programming high-school competition
Awards
International
Achieved red rating in TopCoder (profile)
Achieved red rating in CodeForces (profile)
First place in CodeForces Round 192, Div1
First place in CodeForces Round 29, Div2
First place in TopCoder SRM 367, Div2
Third place in TopCoder SRM 518, Div1
Third place in TopCoder SRM 530, Div1
Semi-finalist of Google Code Jam in 2008
Honorable mention in four ACM ICPC regionals
Finalist of Google #HashCode in 2016 and 2017

National
Alma Mater award from the rector of Sofia University (2009)
First place in The Dean's Cup personal competition for university students (2008)
Multiple first places in a tournament, organized by Musala Soft. and PC Magazine Bulgaria: First place in a Bulgarian programming high-school competition (2006)
Miscellaneous
Publications
Author of few publications in PC Magazine Bulgaria and the online magazine Infoman
Creator and owner of informatika.bg - an educational website for algorithms, data structures and general preparation for programming competitions

Teaching
Taught the classes Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Programming 101, and Competitive Programming in Sofia University
Lecturer in summer camps for the national team in informatics

Competition Preparation
Involved in problem preparation for national high-school and university student competitions
Prepared problem sets for TopCoder: SRMs 483, 534, 543, 606, TCO2012 Round 1A, TCO2013 Round 1B, TCO2014 Round 1A; also parts of SRM 572 and 577
Miscellaneous
Publications
Author of few publications in PC Magazine Bulgaria and the online magazine Infoman on the topic of Dynamic Programming
Creator and owner of www.informatika.bg - an educational website for algorithms, data structures and general preparation for programming competitions

Teaching
Worked as a T.A. in Sofia University in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 teaching the class Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Created and taught the class Programming 101 in 2010-2011 and 2011-2012
Lecturer in summer camps for the national team in informatics in 2009, 2012, and 2013

Competition Preparation
Involved in problem preparation for national competitions in informatics for high-school students
Involved in organizing and preparation of national competitions in informatics for university students: The Dean's Cup (2009-2012) and the National Students Olympiad (2013)
Prepared problem sets for TopCoder: SRMs 483, 534, 543, 606, TCO2012 Round 1A, TCO2013 Round 1B, TCO2014 Round 1A; also parts of SRM 572 and 577
Employment History
Employer: Skyscanner
Senior Software Engineer
  • February 2015 – June 2016
Principal Software Engineer
  • June 2016 – present
Worked on scalable price prediction system and later on price accuracy. Won CEO award in 2016 for the price predictor.

Employer: VMware
Member of Technical Staff III
  • September 2014 – January 2015
Developed a tool for automatic analysis of the usability and adoption of the company's products.

Employer: Google
Software Engineer
  • March 2012 – April 2014
Worked on users' options to control their privacy.

Employer: Everbread
Software Engineer
  • September 2011 – November 2011
Worked on the airfare search engine "Haystack".

Employer: Facebook
Software Engineering Intern (News Feed)
  • February 2011 – June 2011
Developed framework for distributed log analysis.

Employer: Facebook
Software Engineering Intern (Messenger)
  • July 2010 – October 2010
Developed auto-recovery tools for HBase.

Employer: MM Solutions
Software Engineer (part-time)
  • July 2007 – March 2009
Developed face-detection for embedded (cell phone) camera.

Employer: Grit-Morel
Web Designer (part-time)
  • June 2005 – July 2007
Designed websites for the properties of a small construction company.
Education
Institution: Sofia University
Degree: Master's
Major: Artificial Intelligence
Year of Graduation: 2013 (dropped out)

Institution: Sofia University
Degree: Bachelor's
Major: Computer Science
Year of Graduation: 2011

High-school institutions:
Language School "K. Galabov" (2004-2007)
Monterey High, California (2003-2004)
Language School "K. Galabov" (2002-2003)
Language School "Romain Rolland" (2001-2002)
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