I’m passionate, energetic and hard working! And I love coding software :)

My Pathway

Prof. Qualification

Technological High School of Electronic Systems

Best Presenter Award

Code4Bulgaria, World Bank competition

Software Developer

International Association of Language Centres

Bachelor's Degree

Computing & Business Administration

Master's Degree

ICT in Business

Product Owner

Dream position in an Agile / Scrum team

My Work Experience

International Association of Language Centres

Software Developer, 03.2017 - present

My responsibilities as Software Developer at my current workplace are to develop new and maintain existing systems, so that communication between the thousands of IALC partner agents, members and the Secretariat, is easy and effective.

Web Solutions, Information Services Department

Junior Web Developer, 03.2017 - 08.2017

My role as Junior Web Developer at the Web Solutions team, part of the Information Services Department of the University of Kent, included developing Dreamweaver Snippets, WordPress plugins, also using and working with JavaScript, jQuery/AJAX, HTML, CSS (SCSS/LESS), PHP, APIs and other technologies.

Other projects, activities and awards

Santander Universities UK
I attended a Work Shadowing Experience at Santander Universities UK. The work I produced was considered exemplary and is now used as an example for how future shadowers should undertake their projects.
The goal of the World Bank project, for which I was selected by contest, was to develop a platform to engage youth in governance through technology.
Employability Points Scheme
My extracurricular work during the 2016-17 academic year was rewarded by the Employability Points Scheme when I received the Highest Scoring First Year Student Award at the 2017 reward ceremony.
Garbage Wars, VMware
Garbage Wars 2015 was a hackathon organised by VMware involving more than 50 participants. My team and I scored second, collecting about 30% of all "points".
Kent Bulgarian Society
Co-founded the Bulgarian Society at Kent and designed its logo. As co-founder, I also acted as treasurer, organising fundraising campaigns and cultural events.
AZ-TUES Product Owner Mentorship
As part of the mentorship programme, I was mentored by a coach working as a Product Owner in an Agile team. The mentorship consisted of more theoretical side about Agile and Scrum processes as well as pratical development of user stories, acceptance criteria, etc.
Aberystwyth University Examination
I took the Computer Science and the Information Technology examinations of Aberystwyth University in 2016. My result, a total of 156 marks, was the highest result in the whole of Europe, for which the University awarded me an unconditional offer to study there and a Merit Award of academic achievement ‎worth £1,000.
A21 Campaign volunteer
In 2015 I became a volunteer at the A21 Campaign, which aims to fight and eliminate human trafficking throughout the world. As a volunteer, I found myself involved in helping to solve an issue concerning our global society, which gave me the self-confidence of being an active and committed citizen.

In case you wonder - yes, I have a thing for business challenges too!

My Education

Computing and Business Administration (Hons)

Bachelor of Science, 2016 - 2019

By complementing the sciences of computing and business administration, I have been able to develop an understanding of how software should work from the programming perspective as well as from the viewpoint of a business as a means to achieve results.

System Programming

Professional Qualification 3rd Degree, 2011 - 2016

During my years at the Technological School of Electronic Systems, I specialised in software development and attended numerous competitions and hackathons. On my graduation, I obtained a Professional Qualification 3rd Degree as a System Programmer , with an overall of 97%.