Alexander Shvets

Alexander Shvets

Senior Software Engineer in Stockholm

Well-rounded software engineer with 7+ years of experience. Working primarily in Swift but also in C# .NET. Over years worked with different types of projects such as finance, audiobooks, fitness, and e-commerce. Also developed websites, games and bots for trading and automations.

Work Experience

2021 — Now
Stockholm, Sweden

Started as a hobby project of two friends during nights and weekends, Dropset is on the mission to become the best fitness tracker in the world. An app that doesn’t just keep up with the times, but sets the pace. An app that values aesthetics and functionality equally.

𝗠𝗼𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗲 𝗦𝗗𝗞 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
Developed a Swift-based mobile SDK for data processing and third-party service integrations such as HealthKit, WidgetKit, ActivityKit and StoreKit. Implemented an offline-first approach using a local Realm database, enabling seamless cloud data sync. Implemented a Slack-like live chat feature for real-time communication using WebSocket.

𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗧 𝗔𝗣𝗜 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
Developed a C# .NET multi-region backend to store and process customer data. Designed database architecture with security and privacy in mind. Utilized services like Redis cache for improved performance and used SignalR to implement backend side for the Slack-like live chat feature used in the Mobile SDK. Server supports file storage, remote push notifications and load balancing.

𝗪𝗲𝗯 𝗔𝗽𝗽 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
Developed a Blazor Interactive SSR landing page to showcase social in-app features. In-app customers can share their profiles with stats and workout routines, which non-Dropset customers can view on the web without the app.

2019 — Now
Stockholm, Sweden

Together with a team of 7 iOS engineers leading the app towards a better user experience and building a clean and scalable architecture for painless maintenance and easy expansion. Have onboarded 4 new employees, who have all gone on to make a significant contributions to the project.

During the time, worked in 3 different teams: Product, Growth, and Onboarding.

  • Built new and improved existing features in different parts of the app.

  • Constructed, tracked and measured A/B tests to improve user conversion and experience.

  • Rebuilt the app's onboarding funnel based on the results we found in the Growth team.

2018 — 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

Developed, maintained, improved, and released multiple great apps such as:

  • Bokus Play

  • Panini Internazionale

  • Build Your Volvo (for Volvo Cars)

  • FMTK (for Swedish Armed Forces)

  • Sunfleet

  • The When App!

2018 — 2019
iOS Developer (Contractor) at All In Foundation
Stockholm, Sweden

Developed a nonprofit charity app from scratch.

2016 — 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

Built a complete product and lead it to release on AppStore. Was responsible to build a location-based messaging app for iOS and also develop backend support for it

2017 — 2017
Stockholm, Sweden (Remote)

Freelancing for a digital agency mostly on an e-commerce iOS project and minor website building.