Name: Zhivko Gospodinov
Birth: December 1984
reach me at: zhivkogospodinov -> gmail -> com

What keeps me awake at night:
Asimov's novels, wireless microcontrollers, smell of rosin, my loved ones
Interests: The Great Outdoors, digital & analogue photography, reading Sci-Fi stuff

Work experience

Company: Atos
Position: Application/SharePoint Consultant
12.2014 - ...

4. EDI Consultant for Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
 - Executing EDI process migration from old to new platform (Seeburger BIS5, BIS6, exite)
 - Resolving incidents (3rd level of technical support)
 - Configuring / Developing solutions of existing / new processes (BIS Front End, Mapping Designer,
 Workflow Designer, Windows Server OOB features)

3. Insurance software for an insurance company in Bulgaria. Participated as a:
 - Business analyst in the planning phase (as an SME in general insurance)
 - Data migration specialist (Postgres, MS Excel, MS SSIS) in the data migration phase

2. SharePoint 2010 web part
 - A component of an internal portal, used by +100,000 users.
 - Compliance with top tier standartization requirements
 - Participating in all project phases

1. SharePoint 2010/2013 Portal
Leading a team of 3 SharePoint developers
Micro management of tasks/daily activities for the team
 - Core SharePoint and Authentication functionalities (Custom FBA, AD FS (DirX), SP Site Creation)
 - Custom build mechanisms with integrated SPCAF and Hudson build machine
 - Automated deployments
 - Compliance with top tier standardization requirements

Bulgarian Software House (BSH Ltd.)
Position: SharePoint Developer
01.2011 - 12.2014

 - Design / implementation of multiple SharePoint 2010/2013 and generic (ASP.NET) web applications in the fields of:
Insurance, Tourism, Health, Social Networking, Telecommunications;
 - SME in Insurance, Electronic Voting Mechanism;
 - Tutoring / Mentoring Interns

Position: Software Developer
09.2007 - 01.2011

2. Development e-commerce web sites (ASP.NET, MS SQL, Web Services)
1. First, Second and Third level of technical support

Position: Account Executive
11.2005 - 09.2007

1. Telemarketer
 - Presenting investment opportunities over the phone and pursuing / engaging people, in English, worldwide


University of World and National Economy Sofia:
Bachelor Degree in Information Technologies, 2003-2007

Foreign Language School "Zahariy Stoyanov" Sliven
English and Deutsch, 1998 - 2003


When at home, the technical stuff that hits me (more often than not):
 - Embedded electronics (microcontroller) programming (Arduino, ESP8266)
 - All kind of low voltage sensors, Serial, I2C, displays
 - Soldering and trying to create all kind of cool looking gadgets

Struggles and passions, which keep staying on top despite everything:
 - all that brings the Asimov's Foundation universe come to life :-)