Yacov Assaraf

Tel Aviv | +972 54 89 29 200 | yacov@yacov.net | linkedin.com/in/yacovassaraf

Job responsabilities

Professional Experience

Tech Innovators | Tel Aviv, Israel
Technical Director | 2021 - Present

  • Lead and oversee development teams in executing technical projects.
  • Design and implement innovative solutions to meet client needs.
  • Collaborate closely with sales and marketing teams to ensure client satisfaction and project success.

CryptoTech Solutions | Tel Aviv, Israel
Blockchain Development Intern | 2021 - 2020

  • Played a key role in the development of blockchain-based applications.
  • Collaborated with the development team to implement secure and efficient cryptographic algorithms.
  • Conducted research on the latest advancements in blockchain technology and cryptography.
  • Contributed to the design and development of smart contracts using Solidity and Ethereum platform.
  • Assisted in optimizing blockchain solutions for enhanced security and scalability.

Galaxy Game Studios | Tel Aviv, Israel
Senior Game Developer | 2019 - 2021

  • Contribute to the creation and development of multiple popular games.
  • Utilize programming skills, game design expertise, and performance optimization techniques.
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, and testers to deliver captivating and high-quality games.

Digital Dynamics | Tel Aviv, Israel
Full Stack Web Developer | 2017 - 2019

  • Design, develop, and maintain websites for a diverse client base.
  • Utilize a range of technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and Node.js.
  • Collaborate closely with design teams to create engaging and dynamic user experiences.


Master of Business Administration, Information Systems and Cybernetics
Netanya Academic College, Netanya, Israel | 2017 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
University of the West Indies | 2014 - 2016

Key Skills

  • Web and Mobile Development
  • UX/UI Design
  • Programming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Frameworks: React, Node.js
  • Databases: MySQL, MongoDB
  • Blockchain Development
  • Cryptography
  • Solidity
  • Ethereum Platform
  • Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Smart Contracts
  • Security Best Practices
  • Decentralized Applications (DApps)
  • Industry Awareness
  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Adaptability


  • English: Fluent
  • Hebrew: Intermediate
  • French: Native


  • yacov.net: Personal website showcasing my web and mobile development skills. Available at yacov.net.
  • cryptotradingfacile.com: Website dedicated to education and information about cryptocurrency trading. Available at cryptotradingfacile.com.
  • cocoappli.com: Website showcasing the Coco App, a mobile application that I developed. Available at cocoappli.com.
  • darknet-cowboys.com: Website exploring the world of the darknet and cybersecurity. Available at darknet-cowboys.com.
  • Streetworkoutpro.com is a comprehensive online platform dedicated to the world of street workouts. As an innovative hub, it brings together fitness enthusiasts from all walks of life, providing insightful resources, training guides, and tips tailored to street workout activities. From beginner to advanced levels, it caters to diverse fitness goals, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle through a community-oriented approach. Leveraging my technical skills, I contributed to the development and maintenance of the site, ensuring a seamless user experience and optimizing it for maximum engagement and functionality.

Motivation Letter

Subject: Application for Principal Software Engineer Architect at Microsoft

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my interest in the Principal Software Engineer Architect position at Microsoft, a role that marries perfectly with my extensive experience in software engineering and my passion for cybersecurity.

Currently, as Technical Director at Tech Innovators, I excel at catalyzing team synergy, driving innovative digital solutions, and delivering exceptional client-centric results. My role involves coding, designing, and building robust web and mobile applications, leading teams, and consistently exceeding client expectations. This, coupled with my extensive experience in SaaS model cloud services, uniquely positions me for the role at Microsoft Sentinel.

My tenure as a Blockchain Development Intern at CryptoTech Solutions solidified my knowledge in cybersecurity. I played a key role in developing blockchain-based applications, implementing secure cryptographic algorithms, and staying ahead of the curve in the fast-paced blockchain technology landscape. This experience, along with my native fluency in Hebrew, aligns well with the requirements of your role.

What intrigues me most about this position is the opportunity to work with Microsoft Sentinel, a product that stands at the forefront of Microsoft's protection and SOC strategy. I am eager to contribute to its mission of providing intelligent security analytics and threat intelligence, tapping into years of my experience in software engineering and cybersecurity.

I have a proven track record in designing, implementing, and maintaining complex system architectures, and I am well-versed in improving the reliability, availability, and performance of cloud services. I am confident that my strong technical leadership and excellent interpersonal skills will make me a valuable addition to your team. I look forward to the possibility of discussing my candidacy further.

Thank you for considering my application. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to Microsoft's mission and am eager to demonstrate my capabilities in person.

Sincerely, Yacov Assaraf