Illya Klymov

Illya is Senior Frontend Engineer in GitLab and Ph.D. in computer science. His passion is building reliable software and even more - discovering how to bring reliability to life in baby steps for legacy projects. He has over 15 years of experience in JavaScript, owned own software development company for 7 years and quit tha because realized that engineering is his real passion. In GitLab he is not only experimenting with bringing hype technologies to legacy codebase but also works hard on increasing the quality of frontend testing suite. Believed that GitLab CI/CD pipeline language is the best tradeoff between power and reliability long before joining GitLab and now is absolutely sure of that. Does not trust his own code and automates every single check possible. An active contributor of @vue/test-utils.