Ruben Arakelyan

Hi, I'm Ruben Arakelyan, a London-based full-stack web developer and technical leader. Find out more about me, about this site or about my PC setup.

I also write longform articles.

Supporting Users as a Developer

25 September 2016

A couple of weeks ago, it was my turn to take over, with a couple of other developers, the second line technical support of GOV.UK.

Knowing It's All Fine

4 September 2016

For most of my working life, my experience of work has been one that doesn’t finish the moment I leave the office.

Much Happenings

7 August 2016

I don’t blog for a week, and look what happens! In the past week, Kevin Cunnington was announced as the new head of GDS, taking over from Stephen Foreshew-Cain. Naturally, there had been intense speculation about the move in the days beforehand, much of it vastly overblown but nevertheless unsettling to GDS staff.

I Did This

24 July 2016

Before I know it, it’s the end of three weeks in my new job and I’m starting to understand how all the bits fit together.

Two Weeks In

18 July 2016

Doesn’t time fly by so quickly when you’re having fun and learning? Another week has gone by and I am starting to get into the flow of things.