The scrapbook of Boris Marinov


Personal Data

(Contacts and stuff)

I am Boris Marinov, age 34.



  • Deep knowledge of the web platform.
  • Huge experience with JavaScript, both on the browser platform (including frameworks like React and Angular(.js)) and node.js. Good knowledge of TypeScript. Huge interest in type systems.
  • Ability to construct technical solutions that span across multiple technologies.
  • Experience with creating and maintaining software documentation, both developer-oriented (API docs, product overviews and tutorials) and user-oriented (integrated tips, video tutorials).
  • Experience with front-end development and user experience.
  • Good SQL skills (I used SQL Server).
  • Good Unix skills.


  • Experience in leading small to medium software projects - leading scrums performing code reviews, making architecture decisions, solving tech and people issues, distributing the work between the team members.
  • Experience in mentoring junior developers and other team members - conducting one-on-ones,
  • Experience in communicating with clients, grokking different domains, putting down and implementing business requirements, and generally keeping them happy.


  • Background in writing, especially technical writing.
  • Background in web and graphic design.

Work Experience

(What I do from 9 to 5)

Fullstack JS Developer/Project manager - US Squash

from: January 2017 to: Now

I lead a small team of JS and SQL developers, working on the Club Locker - a web-based platform for everything related to squash.

  • Reimagined and refactored the Club Locker platform turning it from a US Squash-centered platform to one which serves the needs of various organizations around the world.
  • Facilitated a complete rewrite the platform’s front-end, using bleeding-edge technologies (Angular and TypeScript), and following the principles of component-based design.
  • Implemented Scrum in the team, improved the process of planning, task estimation, testing etc.

Senior JavaScript Developer - Royal Bank of Scotland (via epam).

from: November 2015 to: January 2017

Developed the front-end layer of a large currency-trading system, working closely with a team of product owners, designers, and business analysts, in improving every aspect of the product.

Lead front-end Developer - Tick42

from: September 2013 to: November 2015

I worked on multiple projects and products created for the needs of the largest Investment banks of the world, such as JP Morgan.

  • Designed and implemented Tick42 Glue - a WebSocket-based RPC and connectivity library, which later became an integral part of the company’s core product.

  • Designed and implemented Config Manager Workbench - A user interface for a MongoDB-based configuration storage service which generates UI-s for editing entries with arbitrary schema and supports several modes of data representation.
  • Led several client projects for major European financial institutions and supervised the work of several junior JavaScript Developers.

Senior Technical Writer - Prosyst Labs/Bosch

from: November 2011 to: September 2013

ProSyst offers OSGi-based middleware solutions for the Internet of Things. I worked on their developer-facing documentation portal.

  • Documented API-s of ProSyst software development libraries.
  • Wrote tutorials and code examples
  • Developed a web-based information portal.


I have a bachelor’s degree in PR and mass communication at the Sofia University.

Spare time

Written on December 10, 2018