Mihai Z.

Security Engineer

Outsourcing
Senior
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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My experience

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A Leadership Development and Executive Coaching Expertise ProviderMarch 2020 - Present

Security Engineer.
  • Conducting penetration tests.
  • Advising and consulting with the client as needed.
  • Participating in the planning meetings to help with security topics.
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COMPANY SPECIALIZED IN LEGAL SERVICESAugust 2019 - Present

Security Engineer.
  • Managing the SIEM solution.
  • Conducting penetration tests.
  • Advising and consulting with the client as needed.
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PentalogJanuary 2019 - December 2019

Security Engineer within the SecurityTeam of the Pentalog group.
  • Managing the SIEM solution.
  • Conducting penetration tests.
  • Consulting with other teams and projects regarding security issues.
  • Creating and helping project teams with the Maturity Model.
  • Managing the Pentalog Education Platform.
  • Conducting phishingassessments.
  • Conducting post-mortems.
  • Developing and maintaining the Security Dashboard.
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Sport services and solutions specialistNovember 2016 - February 2019

PHP Developer.

The project included
several tasks and activities, such as implementing API feeds for
external clients as well as for some football / handball platforms, used
by federations to manage their internal competitions (tournaments,
matches, players, teams, statistics).
  • Integration of the new members inside the team.
  • Holding technical interviews for the new PHP positions.
  • Development of football feeds (using REST) for external customers.
  • Development of a JAVA Daemon to import the match data from the external system.
  • Development of a statistic module on the Football Management Platform, used by federations.
  • Participation in tech meetings in order to decide the future directions of the project.
  • Providing unit tests using PHPUnit for the newly developed features on the project.
  • Analyzing new tasks, both on functional and technical aspects and giving estimations.
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WebVenture InteractiveMarch 2016 - November 2016

Web Developer for a web development and online marketing agency.
  • Working on an internal exchange application built on Laravel 5.1, with multiple functionalities: an exchange transactions module, a reports module and a fiscal printer support.
  • Writing a fiscal printer communication driver.
  • Building a mobile application administration and push notifications back-end services using Laravel 5.2.
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Vola / WebVenture InteractiveJanuary 2015 - March 2016

Web Developer for an online travel agency in Romania.
  • Working on the redesign of the application and switching to an Angular JS front-end part.
  • Refactoring some of the core modules (flights, hotels, packages).
  • Bug fixing.
  • Communication with the client.
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eJobsJune 2011 - December 2014

Web Developer for one of the two biggest Romanian job portals.
  • Refactoring most of the website code into OOP.
  • Implementation of APIs for users and companies.
  • Planning and implementing the CV rank scoring system.
  • Planning and implementing the company's expo CV barcode system.
  • Maintenance of the code for a Romanian website offering a wide range of jobs.
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Ashley & Holmes / Frank CommunicationSeptember 2008 - June 2011

Web Architect within a full-service advertising agency.
  • Development of websites and management of SEM and email marketing campaigns.
  • Management of the portal development for a partner of the company (an intranet application).
  • Development of an ordering system (back-end part) as well as the database structure.
  • Introduction of Basecamp as a project management tool for the whole agency.
  • Introduction of Springloops as a versioning and project management tool for the development/implementation department.
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Euro Systems DevelopmentApril 2007 - September 2007

.NET Developer for an outsourcing provider of offshore development services for the USA market.
  • Working on an HR case management application, built with MSSQL and C# in ASP.NET which was used by several companies.
  • Application maintenance.
  • Bug fixing.
  • Communication with the client.
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“Dr. N. Rucareanu” Forestry School GroupDecember 2006 - March 2007

Network Administrator within a school group based in Brasov, Romania.
  • Extending and managing the network.
  • Securing all the workstations.
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Eteric-Ro NetJune 2003 - November 2003

Web Designer within a subsidiary of a French company running multiple web portals worldwide.
  • Design of advertisement banners and website layouts in Adobe Photoshop.

My stack

Spoken languages

ENGLISH: Advanced
FRENCH: Average
GERMAN: Average
ROMANIAN: Native speaker

Analysis Methods and Tools

OWASP TOP 10, OOP

Environment of Development

Vagrant, GIT, Composer

Web Analysis and Statistics

SEO

Application Servers

Nginx

Networks and Systems

Windows, Virtual Box

Languages

Python, PHP, JavaScript

Software Testing

PHPUnit

Development Methods

TDD

DBMS

MySQL, MsSQL

Security

BurpSuite, SQLMap, Nessus, Kiuwan, AlienValut, OWASP ZAP

Technologies

SaaS, .NET

Web Technologies

Bootstrap, ASP.NET, Symfony, Laravel, LESS, jQuery, HTML, LESS, CSS, NPM

Graphic

Photoshop, Illustrator

Miscellaneous

PPC, BaseCamp

My education and trainings

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Product Design (in English), Faculty of Product Design and Environment - "Transilvania" University, Brasov.2001 - 2006

My tests

Name
Score
Laravel5 quiz medium level
20/20
100%
CISSP Software Development, Architecture and Design Security quiz
26/30
87%
PHP 7 quiz medium level
14/20
70%
CISSP Access Control and Cryptography quiz
15/20
75%
CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor quiz
45/60
75%
Scrum quiz medium level
15/20
75%
Vue.js quiz beginner level
16/20
80%