Maria Zubchenko

Cloud Engineering Consultant

Certified AWS Architect

Security and Ethical Hacking Researcher


Maria was a part of FivexL team from June 2020 until April 2023.


Security · DevOps · Terraform

Recent success story

Maria built an infrastructure for a software development company Newstream that focused on Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence. She prepared infrastructure in AWS with Terraform for working with Newstream SDK, one-of-a-kind computer vision technology that provides accurate skeleton measurements in real-time. The system measures all body motions and presents the result of any movement in inches, angles, and seconds.


Public activity

Security for Startups on Devops Pro Conference.
Contribution to Open Source Terraform modules and other tools developed by FivexL.


Master of Information Security in Telecommunications, Povolzhskiy State University of Telecommunications and Informatics

Before FivexL

After graduating from the university, Maria joined the online summer Bootcamp that FivexL organized in 2020. Maria was a young mother with a baby, she tried to find a job in the specialty. But it was difficult because she lived in a small town in Kazakhstan. Maria combined caring for her son with studying all the necessary technologies for a successful internship completing. She joined the team as a full-time member in the fall of 2020.


Maria likes reading, playing rock songs on the guitar, hiking, and running. She participates in Runners club UR7. She ran her first 20 km trail with the FivexL team on Lycian Way, Turkey. Her outstanding trait is diligence, perseverance, and optimism. It took a lot of work and courage for a young mother to enter the labor market.

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“Maria is an extremely organized professional. In addition to working as a consultant, she manages to raise a child and constantly develops.”
Consultant Ivan Razzhivin

“Maria’s superpower is perseverance. She figured out the necessary tools and practices from scratch, and even if something did not work out, she never gave up. I think this is a critical quality in our profession.”
Senior Consultant, Co-Founder Artem Zhelezov

Principal Consultant, Co-Founder Andrey Devyatkin

“Maria’s professional area of interest is security. Her knowledge helps to build secure systems from the very first steps. In the team, she serves as the chief security expert. Masha is a very responsive person, ready to help. It is a great pleasure to work with her.”
Marketing Director Vera Zhukova

Case Studies


New Stream Case Study

FivexL built a scalable and secure infrastructure defined in code for a Mobile Computer Vision & AI solutions software company.

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