Anton Budkevich

Moscow, Russia

I am experienced leader in software development and operations. My choice is to bring value for national and worldwide projects. I have Master's Degree in computer sience. Have successful experience in national business processes and IT system implementation. Supervise teams with coaching, mentoring, controlling, motivating. Have strong skills in management, IT development, hi-pressing business execution, information systems development and support. Speaks Russian and English.


Skillbox webinar 2023

Speaker at the webinar

Told about architecture of National System of Payment Cards IT paltforms


DevOpsConf 2023

Speaker at the engeneering conference

Told about containers in infrastructure and IT systems of National System of Payment Cards


DUMP 2023

Company representative

Worked at a company point of presence. Spoke with conference guests about processes of software development.


Highload 2021

Meetup speaker

Told about NSPK architectural patterns.



Director of Software Development

National System of Payment Cards, JSC

Drive software development teams forward to the best results.

March 2023 - Present

Deputy Chief Officer of Software Development

National System of Payment Cards, JSC

As a Deputy Head of SW Dev, I was responsible for bringing strategic roadmaps to tactical technical tasks and for release them to clients.


  • Leading development teams: plan resources and needed skills, initiate hiring, motivate etc.
  • Business and system analysis: review business strategic tasks and split them to main teams epics.
  • Build project plans for development teams.
  • Develop, review and improve IT architecture for projects: drive a community of architects, works with Tech Leads to build and control architectural artifacts.
  • Reviewing a technology stack, makes PoC for new system software and brings new perspective technologies to the company.
  • Plan and budget procurement of 3'd party software and hardware for development tasks, report to CIO, CEO.
  • Main skills, used for the job:

  • People management: couching, mentoring, motivation, stimulation (including KPI) etc.
  • Project management: work in both agile and waterfall concepts.
  • Usage Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket).
  • Also:

  • Good in linux administration (Centos/Ubuntu, Nginx, Docker, Redis, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL etc.)
  • Programming experience (Python, PHP, PL/SQL)
  • Experience:

  • Integration of different product teams in a through processes of architecture and software development
  • Participate in teams transformation from service teams to LeSS (Large scaled SCRUM)
  • Build teams for new company projects according skills "heatmaps" (skills requirements)
  • Key role in developing of architecture for Cashback service, Mobile payment platform, Transport processing platform, Fast payment system etc.
  • January 2023 - March 2023

    Contractor - IT Consultant and Architect

    National System of Payment Cards, JSC

    Provided IT services for the company. Made analisys for new and existing systems and architecture solutions for different projects.

    September 2022 - January 2023

    Deputy Head of Software Development Center

    Head of IT Projects Department

    Lead IT Project Manager

    National System of Payment Cards, JSC

    Started as a IT PM in such projects as Loyalty platform, 3DS service, Samsung Pay and MIR integration. Developed plenty of IT archtectural solutions for NSPK projects. Implemented Docker containers infrastructure in the company. Improved CI/CD prcesses and platform.Boosted releases from <200 to >500 per year.

    February 2016 - May 2022

    CEO, CTO

    Intelligent Line, LLC

    VoiP platform development.

  • Linux administration (bash, Perl, OS installation, daemons management)
  • Cloud infrastructure distribution (KVM in ProxMox Hypervisor)
  • Software development (Perl, SQL, Apache ActiveMQ)
  • Telco development (Sofia SIP stack, TDM-to-SIP gateway support)
  • And support all the infrastructure and software.
  • Found investors, gathered a software development team, got licenses from government, established deals to connect network to PSTN etc. Controlled and managed the budget, timeline, deadline. Issued marketing strategy, found different approaches to sell the branded services. Produced projects plans, scheduled milestones, gathered weekly reports and managed the staff.

    February 2013 - May 2016

    Interconnect billing department IT manager

    Mobile TeleSystems, JSC

    Joined a startup project for centralization interconnect billing and MTS Russia settlements with telecom partners.

    Main responsibilities:

  • Operation team leadership: hiring system administrators, improve team skills set, mentoring, controlling performance etc.
  • Linux administration (bash, Perl, OS installation, daemons management)
  • Cloud infrastructure distribution (VMWare ESXi)
  • Software development (PHP, Oracle PL\SQL)
  • Developed regulation instruments, hired specialists, provided IT infrustructure readiness and works allocation between department staff. Combined management with IT skills and provided highly effective works. Managed 15 employees directly, 10 employees of different regions of Russia in functionality and an outsorcing division. My department provides all the services for:

  • billing telecommunication parnters
  • check bills from telecommunication parnters
  • carry out dispuits solving.
  • I've got strong skills in all levels negotiations (company management, vendors, worldwide partners), people managment, time management, ITSM. Joined many projects as an expert. Complited my own projects in MTS:

  • Software for controling and monitoring service providers fraud (my own develop)
  • Interconnect billing IS and processes implementation
  • Insource VAS platform operations with cost decrease
  • Extention of billing system functionality
  • Worked with such software as:

  • ITC by "Peter-Service OJSC"
  • HP OV Service Manager
  • SAS MIS Enterprise OLAP System
  • Enterprise Architect
  • MS Project
  • HP/Mercury ITGC
  • Development technologies: PHP, Perl (mojolicious). Oracle Pl\SQL, MySQL Percona cluster, PostgreSQL cluster (slony+pgpool). Administering MySQL Databases, tuning and optimizing queries. Building Databases infrastructure: cluster software and hardware, LVM strategy, KVM virtualization.

    May 2005 - February 2016

    Awards & Certifications

    • Letter of Honor From Ministry of Telecoomunications, Russia
    • Letter of Gratitude From National SYstem of Payment Cards, Russia
    • Letter of Gratitude From Mobile TeleSystems, Russia


    PM Expert

    Risk management

    PM Expert

    Project management

    Academy IT

    Oracle RDBMS Development

    Far Eastern State University

    Graduate student

    Quit without a dissertation

    September 2002 - December 2004

    Far Eastern State University

    Master's degree
    Information Systems in Economy

    GPA: 4.5

    September 1997 - June 2002


    Programming Languages & Tools
    • Agile
    • SCRUM
    • LESS


    Apart from being a software development manager, I enjoy to do my pet programming projects.

    It helps me to be in context of recent technologies.