Our team has continued to grow even in 2021. One of our team members who joined us a year ago is Pavel Iliev.
Even though he is one of our entirely remote team members, Pavel never seems that far away. Pavel is part of our software development team and always shows an ever-cheerful and helpful attitude.
Learn more about him in the interview.
My name is Pavel, I am from Sliven and currently 27 years old. Apart from being a programmer, I am also a toddler’s father (yes, this is another full-time activity).
For the past year and a couple of months, I have been part of a team, working on the backend service for a social startup in the healthcare industry.
Thus, I am using Python’s Django, mainly to develop APIs (DRF in particular) and Swagger for API definitions and representation.
I came here for the knowledge and I stayed for the people.
High professionalism, caring, knowledge growth, and sharing is what defines my colleagues. These guys are keepers. ❤️
There’s no corporate 💩 and it rather feels like being part of another family.
I enjoy what I am already doing for a living, so there is no special activity I would call a hobby, but in my spare time I find myself playing video games and hanging out with friends.
Django, because it’s king 👑, the guys really eased the development of complex systems and the potential of the framework is vast.
NextJS, because it’s modern, performance and developer experience focused.
There are many different and famous “mottos” that I like living by, but I will use the following quote because it resonates with my strive for positive thinking and mentality in tough moments.
“Do not be afraid of your difficulties. Do not wish you could be in other circumstances than you are. For when you have made the best of an adversity, it becomes the stepping stone to a splendid opportunity.”
I am also interested in eCommerce and marketing.
I will give this one to my VS code. Lightweight yet extensible, simple yet customizable, decent integrations with almost any technology and it is a powerful collection of otherwise separate developer tools.
Even though coding is an everyday activity, things hardly get monotonous since new issues/features require new solutions, with different approaches and/or ways of thinking. Plus there’s always something new to learn or get better at.