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Web Developer Project Manager

Sunnyside, New York, United States
January 01, 2018

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Knovel Corporation New York, NY

Senior Software Application Developer September 2011 - Present

§Played an active role on supporting and migrating Django based Python based web application into a multi-region cloud based REST API web application implemented using PHP7 with Laravel framework that delivers content and search results for web clients.

§Lead UI developer for the website, building new website components using latest UI frameworks like Angular JS, ExtJs, HighCharts, Bootstrap CSS.

§Provide an alternative content viewer solution using technologies similar to Google Document viewer and different other PDF technologies.

§Implemented and maintained a custom HTTP server implemented with Node.JS that signs PDF documents.

§During project development, I provided proof of concepts, level of efforts and coordinate with project manager and product department.

§For the API code, provide reliable code solutions for data de-normalize problems using different REDIS data-structures and using MySQL master – master architecture to synchronize cloud instances.

§Integrate SOLR search engine that allows the API to search the content corpus and retrieve content snippets and hit highlighting, without the database or data store.

§Coordinate work efforts with the offshore India team, deliver code releases using GitHub, validate their code standards and test performance using custom profilers embedded in the API code.

§Write and maintain regression unit tests using PHPUnit embedded in CodeIniter PHP framework.

Quinstreet New York, NY

Senior Web Developer February 2008 - September 2011

§Redesign legacy and old Perl websites using PHP5 with Codeigniter MVC framework. At the same time, I maintained the exiting Perl codebase.

§Provide support and maintenance for all department sites (32+ websites:,,, etc) applications and CMSes, using PHP on Linux platform and Oracle databases.

§Responsible for day-to-day maintenance and support of the existing code base, as well prototyping and development of new features and add-ons for existing and new web sites.

§Responsible with debugging and fixing performance critical web based applications using different cache layers.

§Develop, maintain and support large, high-availability, web based internal applications and reporting tools. Improve, add new features and troubleshoot end-user issues and errors with various content management systems.

§Maintain and implement Quinstreet ad system on various websites.

§Coordinate code releases using Subversion and Perforce and doing code launches using admin systems.

§Working with Oracle database administrators to maintain SQL stored procedures on the code level.

Fearless Concepts New York, NY

Web Developer September 2005 - February 2008

§Improved CMS applications for Island Records (audio/video system, news system, maintain code libraries for its websites).

§Developed Web2.0 websites in PHP, AJAX, HTML/CSS, Flash Actionscript and .NET web services for music labels such as: Island Records, Def Jam and EMI Records.

§Build, maintain Flash and AJAX features for Def Jam and Island Records websites.

§Developed customized audio/video FLV players for Universal Music, Island Records and Def Jam artists with secure Akamai streaming.

§Built and maintained Janet Jackson's 2007 website:

§Built and maintained e-commerce websites for the company's clients using XCart shopping cart,

InterAKT Online (acquired by Adobe in September 2006) Bucharest, Romania

Extension Developer for Macromedia Dreamweaver March 2003 - June 2005

§Produced web authoring tools which extend Macromedia Dreamweaver to enable PHP and ColdFusion productive development, generating functional code which speed up the web development.

Developed products are: MX Kollection3, MX Kart, MX NeXTensio, MX BreadCrums, MX Widgets – they've been included in Adobe Developer Toolbox.

§Added new functionality to the products fixed and updated them.

§Designed code, debugged and offered documentation support for software products.

§Worked with Subversion for repository projects.

§Developed Java Eclipse extensions for the JavaScript developing team.

§Excellent and broad knowledge of various computer technologies, software/web development, relational databases, object-oriented, client-server, operating systems, and computer networking.

§Great motivation of learning new skills and technologies, excellent analytical/problem-solving skills, fast-learner, resourceful, committed, hard-worker, flexible.

§Ability to coordinate and communicate with the project team.


Programming languages

§PHP5, Python, Javascript, Ruby, Java

§Expert knowledge of Javascript and Flash ActionScript 3


§Laravel 5, CodeIgniter, Zend Framework, Joomla, WordPress - PHP

§jQuery, ReactJS, RequireJS, Angular JS – Javascript

§HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap – UI

§Amazon Cloud Search, SOLR Lucene - Java

Relational SQL Databases and noSQL

§PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL

§Neo4J, DynamoDB, Redis, MemcacheD, MongoDB

Servers and Operating Systems

§NginX, PHP5-FPM, RabbitMQ, Apache 2.0, JBoss, Tomcat


§Amazon cloud experience with EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, CloudFront, CloudSearch

§Continuous integration with Jenkins, HAProxy, Varnish, Akamai and Amazon CDN

Version Control

§GitHub, SVN, Perforce

Graphics and web design Systems

§Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop


Bachelor of Science, Polytechnic University of Bucharest – Major: Databases, June 2004

References Available Upon Request.

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