Andrei T.

Consultant

500 dollar
Freelancer
17 years
Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA

My experience

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Firefly DevelopmentSeptember 2017 - Present

Technical Scope: Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Hetzner, Docker, Kubernetes, PHP (Symfony, Roadrunner), Go (Echo, Gin), Javascript (React), Jenkins, Tekton CI, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana, Datadog, New Relic, Terraform, mySQL

Set-up a consultancy company to deliver cloud infrastructure management services and support infrastructure migration using container orchestration systems.  Define technical requirements, assess risks, and select appropriate technology stack as well as a prospective team. Develop proof of concept involving technical setup and lead development phase to review architecture design. Deliver training session across a variety of technologies, generally focused on Kubernetes, PHP, and Go.

Key Achievements:

- Achieved more than 65% cost reductions by transferring to cloud providers.

- Implemented new technologies that resulted in over 30% decrease in time-to-market of features.


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8x8 IncMarch 2017 - January 2019

Technical Scope: PHP 7, Linux, AWS Cloud (EC2/ECR), GCP Cloud (GKE), Kubernetes, Golang, Docker, Jenkins pipelines, Javascript (React)

Co-ordinated, planned, and led information technology activities, executed critical technical decisions within project, and implemented best practice IT policy. Recruited competent professionals to build a team of high-performing IT team. 

Key Achievements:

- Introduction of Go language in the technical stack.

- Aided in successful company-wide adoption of Agile practices (starting from Scrum before settling on a customised framework approach)


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8x8 IncJuly 2015 - March 2017

Technical Scope: PHP 5/7, Linux, mySQL, Git, REST Web Services, Golang, Docker, Symfony 2/3, AWS, Gitlab, Bitbucket

Empowered team in adoption of Agile practices with a focus on Scrum, while assisting driving Agile at company level. Facilitated team to focus on software engineering while minimising interference in daily activity and establishing more transparent source of requirement. 

Key Achievements:

- Supported small to medium size enterprises in reaching target customers by overseeing development of a call centre software.

- Simplified project management approach such that enabled team to focus on development with less interference.


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Rocket Internet SEMay 2015 - July 2016

Technical Scope: PHP, Linux, mySQL, Git, Javascript, jQuery, REST Web Services, Symfony2, Vagrant, Docker

Developed and designed a corporate food delivery platform aimed at allowing companies to offer food budgets for employees as well as dedicated budgets for catering for company events

Key Achievements:

- Served as full stack engineer beyond the initial scope of backend developer.

- Initiated Scrum adoption and negotiated management support for Agile transformation.


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Arobs Transilvania SoftwareDecember 2013 - April 2015

Technical Scope: PHP, Linux, mySQL, GIT, JS, jQuery, Web Services (REST)

Directed team of five developers during re-development of Splendia.com web application, administered scrum rituals, and streamlined processes. Provided technical oversight for application and process management procedures.

Key Achievements:

- Improved companywide Scrum process that resulted in speeding up of deliveries.

- Implemented a variety of security best practices on project (encryption standards, upgrading SSL versions, authentication and role-based access).

- Achieved PCI-compliance certification by driving strategic processes.


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PentalogJanuary 2012 - August 2013

Technical Scope: PHP, Javascript, Oracle, mySQL Git/SVN/Mercurial

Guaranteed smooth delivery of IT services while heading a PHP developing team during creation of Meetic web application and strengthening IT infrastructure with new technologies. 

Key Achievement:

- Enabled seamless adoption of Symfony framework across the project.


ULLINKJanuary 2013 - January 2013

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AusyMay 2010 - December 2011

Technical Scope: Javascript, HTML, jQuery, JSP, JSTL, Java, CSS version control (IBM ClearCase), IBM Lotus Notes

Conducted detailed analysis of IT system and infrastructure to identify areas of improvement. Reviewed business requirements, designed effective technological solutions, and conceptualised UI of Lufthansa.com and Miles-and-more.com web applications.

Key Achievement:

- Recreated payment system from scratch on the Lufthansa website


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BosmanGGzJanuary 2009 - May 2010

Technologies used: PHP4, PHP5, mySQL, AJAX, jQuery
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CIS SolutionsOctober 2007 - January 2009

Develop and maintain websites and web applications for a variety of clients
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Transycons SRL.February 2004 - October 2007

Develop and maintain a variety of websites, e-commerce applications and web applications for a variety of clients

My stack

IT Infrastructure

DataDog, Nginx, Terraform, Linux, Git, AWS Lambda, CentOS, Mac OS X, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR), Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), Azure, SaltStack, Docker, Unix, Amazon Web Services EC2, Microsoft Azure

Middleware

Jenkins

Application servers

ELK

Big Data

Apache Kafka

Others

GitHub, Bitbucket, Prometheus, VirtualBox, GitLab CI, Grafana, Logstash, Kibana

Protocols

JSON

Databases

MySQL, PostGreSQL, MongoDB, Oracle

Technologies

JSP, Software Engineering, Lotus Notes, Web Services, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Mercurial, AWS, Flux, ElasticSearch, Rest Web Services, React.js, Symfony 4, Symfony2, Symfony3, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), RabbitMQ, New Relic, Software Development, Web development

Languages

Java, Bash, PHP 7, JavaScript, EcmaScript, PHP, HTML5, Go, CSS, OOP, Golang, HTML, Jscript, PHP 5

Open Source solutions

Kubernetes

Analysis methods and tools

ClearCase, Kanban, DevOps, Agile Methodology, Design Patterns, Requirements Analysis, Rational ClearCase

Environment of Development

GitLab, SVN, Vagrant

Frameworks

Symfony, REST, jQuery, JSTL, AJAX, Zend Framework

My education and trainings

Computer Science Studies - American University in Bulgaria

Technical Certifications - -

Master, E-Business, Economics & Computer Science - Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca2009 - 2011

Bachelor of Science - BS, Computer Science - Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca2001 - 2005

Mathematics and Physics Major - Nicu Gane National College1996 - 2000