Andrei S.

Software Developer

14 years
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My experience


Self employedMarch 2019 - Present

Senior PHP Developer.
  • Developing web applications and APIs using Laravel and Lumen.

Soft GalaxyApril 2016 - March 2019

Senior PHP Developer for a Romanian software company with offices in Chicago, Seattle, Malta, Bucharest and London bringing ideas to life by providing industry standard solutions to businesses, from start-up companies to multinational corporations.
  • Multi-target dropshipping platform.
Technologies used:
- Laravel PHP Framework
- MySQL database + Redis as cache layer.
- Message Oriented Middleware using RabbitMQ as message broker.
- Working with eBay APIs.
- Working with Amazon Affiliate AWS API.
- Working with Amazon MWS API.
- Selenium, ChromeDriver, PHP-webdriver.
- Google Cloud Platform (Computer Engine, Networking, SQL, Storage).
- CloudFlare services.
- Graylog log manager (platform monitoring, alerting, log aggregation,statistics).

CreativeMedia DevelopmentAugust 2015 - April 2016

Senior PHP Developer within a team of innovative business experts creating engaging websites and applications, from concept to finished product.
  • Online payment services for the high-risk industries like Adult, Dating, Gambling.
Project page:
API Documentation:

PayUJune 2012 - August 2015

Senior PHP Developer / Team Leader / Scrum Master for the leading online payment service provider in 18 high growth markets, dedicated to creating a fast, simple and efficient payment process for merchants and buyers. 
  • Implementing payment gateways and payment processors across Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Hungary and Russia.
  • Refactoring existing legacy code, adopting new coding standards and programming patterns.
  • Developing the new checkout page using provided design.
  • Architecting, designing and developing new payment interface using AngularJS as front-end framework, project named PayU Modal Checkout.
  • Fixing emergency bugs, performing platform maintenance.
  • Following the Scrum Agile development practices within the team.
  • Acting as Scrum Master.
  • Team Leader.
  • Code Reviewer.
  • Participating in the training process, mentoring and inducting new employees.
PayU Modal Checkout project documentation:

GameloftJune 2007 - May 2012

PHP Developer / Technical Lead within leading digital and social game publisher creating games for all digital platforms.
  • Providing WEB and WAP e-commerce solutions to partners.
  • Team Leader and Technical Lead in the e-commerce department.
  • Participating in the recruitment and training process of new employees.
  • Implementing various payment systems (Premium SMS, mobile carrier, PayPal, credit card) used on mobile platforms.
  • Developing client subscription system & payment subscription support.
  • Developing web solutions for mobile customers.
  • Offering technical support for Europe's Northern Region (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland).
  • Working directly with foreign business managers.
  • Involved in setting and optimizing the Continuous Development process.

Alpso Consulting GrupFebruary 2006 - January 2007

Web Developer within a company in Bucharest.
  • Developing from scratch e-commerce solutions for the British market.
  • Optimizing e-commerce platforms for SEO.
  • Implementing online card payment processing (Protx - Rebranded to SagePay).
  • Implementing security policies, developing order management control panel, customer support tools.


My education and trainings

Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology - "Politehnica" University of Bucharest.2002 - 2007

My tests

PHP 7 quiz medium level