Name: Mihails Beshkins
Date of Birth: 31th of August, 1977
Place of Birth: Daugavpils, Latvia
Place of living: Tallinn, Estonia
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  • 1994 – 2000 Daugavpils University. Daugavpils, Latvia. Faculty of Arts, specialty Teacher of English, French and World History of Culture.

Working Experience:

  • 1999 – 2000 Internet Company. Riga, Latvia. Internet provider technician
  • 2000 – 2003 SIA “BIS D”. Daugavpils, Latvia. Computer selling and support. Headmaster, technician and software developer.
  • 2004 – 2007 “Altiris Estonia” OÜ. Tallinn, Estonia. Unix/Linux software quality assurance engineer.
  • 2007 – 2013 “Symantec Estonia” OÜ. Tallinn, Estonia. Altiris was aquired by Symantec. Unix/Linux/Mac software quality assurance engineer. Since October, 2011 – Senior SQA engineer
  • 2013 – 2015 “Creative Mobile”  OÜ. Tallinn, Estonia. Developer in QA. Automation for mobile games.
  • 2015 – 2016 “Alltreands” OÜ. Tallinn, Estonia. JS Developer
  • 2016 – present “KosherDev” OÜ. Tallinn, Estonia. Co-Owner, Head of development, project management

Programing languages:
Shell scripting, Perl, PHP, Expect, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, HTML, C#, Java, Android SDK.

Servers’ management:
WEB (Apache, IIS), Mail (Sendmail, Postfix, MS Exchange), FTP (Pro-ftp, wu-ftp), SQL (MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL), AIX boot server, HP-UX Ignite server.

Operating systems:
MS Windows 2000/2003/2008/XP/Vista/2008, Linux (RedHat, SuSe, Ubuntu), AIX, HP-UX, SunOS, Mac OS X.

Specific Software:
Altiris/Symantec notification server and solutions (Patch Management, Recovery, Monitor and Inventory), 1C – bookkeeping software, Google Maps API.

Working Skills:

  • Quality assurance – test plan generation, test cases verification. Experience for last 6 years.
  • Automation of QA processes – C# based framework.
  • WEB programming – I fullfilled a number of projects as a freelance worker. Those projects also included PHP, CSS, HTML and MySQL experience.
  • Perl programming – During my work in UNIX/Linux team, I developed a plugin for Webmin framework. This plugin allows to manage and configure Altiris Notification Server UNIX/Linux Agent.
  • Android applications development
  • Projects management

Awards and recognitions:

  • Symantec Standing Ovation Award (June, 2011) – Security Group Division for Action
  • The Conference of European Rabbis CERPrize (December, 2013) – 3rd prize

Lectures and presentations:

  • January, 2011 – Cutting Edge conference, Reading, UK.
  • November, 2011 – Cutting Edge conference, Reading, UK.
  • Number of lectures in DevClub (Lectures)
  • March, 2013 – DevConfu, Jurmala, Latvia
  • April, 2014 – DevConfu, Jurmala, Latvia

Examples of work:


  • Russian – native
  • Latvian – excellent
  • English – excellent
  • French – medium
  • Estonian – basic
  • Hebrew – basic

World History of Culture 20th-21st centuries. Books reading.