PERSONAL INFORMATION

Oleksandr Nikitin

 

 

 Geroev Dnepra 9, apt 68, Kyiv, 04209, Ukraine

   +380 93 7683083       

 oleksandr@tvori.info (e-mail, jabber, PGP key ID 0xB40D9DB8)

https://tvori.info/  

Skype wizzard0

Sex Male | Date of birth 14/03/1989 | Nationality Ukraine

 

PREFERRED JOB

R&D in Information Security

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

Jan 2013 – present

Head of Development

Toliman LLC (5-10 employees, privately funded startup)

  Product: Secure distributed data storage and distribution service for media industry

  Product: Secure P2P collaboration suite targeted at financial and law sector

  Cryptography engineering, end-to-end design, educating colleagues about security

Information Technology and Services

 

Feb 2010 – present

Information Security Consultant

Neko Consulting

  Code audits, reverse engineering, software development

Aerospace, Government

 

Feb 2012 – Jan 2013

R&D Engineer

IT Hit, Ltd (11-50 employees, Canada/Ukraine)

  Creating a Dropbox-like frontend for DMS systems (EMC Documentum, Alfresco), known as “COSI Insight”. Responsible for Windows integration, authentication/SSO, security audit, etc.

Information Technology and Services

 

Aug 2010 – Apr 2012

Information Security Researcher

Codedgers (50-100 employees, telecommuting)

  Development of automatic malware classification & recognition system; Malware analysis, Exploit analysis, Reverse engineering, Obfuscation/De-obfuscation, etc.

Information Technology and Services

 

Jun 2008– Jul 2009

MMORPG Server Developer

Insollo Entertainment (50-100 employees)

  Development/debugging tools, scripting engine, custom OODBMS

  Networking, graphics/animation library

Video game industry

 


 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

 

2006 – 2010

BS, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science

 

National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

 

 

Mother tongue(s)

Ukrainian, Russian

 

Other language(s)

UNDERSTANDING

SPEAKING

WRITING

Listening

Reading

Spoken interaction

Spoken production

 

English

B2/C1

C2

B2

B1/B2

C1

 

Levels: A1/2: Basic user - B1/2: Independent user - C1/2 Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

 

Communication skills

  consulting, technology sales (to people with technical background), interviews/hiring decisions

 

Organisational / managerial skills

  able to work remotely and manage people who work remotely (currently responsible for a team of 6 people with occasional meetings)

 

Job-related skills

  cryptography, web application security, systems engineering

  reverse engineering, malware analysis, software forensics

  algorithms, compilers, computer graphics, distributed systems, p2p networking

  javascript, c#, git, hg, python, windows, linux, mobile development

 

Other skills

  consciously, intensely self-learning from age of 6 till now

 

Driving licence

  B, C

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

Presentations

Seminars

Honours and awards

Public activities

Memberships

 

Diamondbox: Security-focused storage (Kyiv, Seedcamp 2013)

RuSEC 2010 (International Workshop on Systems Engineering Challenges, Moscow, 2010)

2nd place at All-Ukrainian Research Project Competition Among MAcS Students “Doslidnyk”, 2006

Training of Kyiv "Doslidnyk" winners' team for the All-Ukrainian competition stage, 2008

Member of INCOSE (Internaltional Council on Systems Engineering, 2010 – present)