* A very solid background (with more than 10 years of experience) in PHP Web development, evolving through all the major PHP frameworks (Zend Framework, Symfony2, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Drupal), Relational Database Management Systems (MySQL, Oracle & MsSQL Server - database architecture
* A very solid background (with more than 10 years of experience) in PHP Web development, evolving through all the major PHP frameworks (Zend Framework, Symfony2, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Drupal), Relational Database Management Systems (MySQL, Oracle & MsSQL Server - database architecture, management and optimizations), Content-Management Systems, webservices & much, much more!
* More than 6 years of experience in implementing and working with eCommerce platforms, integration of online payment systems, development of personal and professional web-based application
* Solid knowledge of network administration, configuration & fast deployment tools, Apache & LAMP stack configuration, LDAP integration, Role-Based Access Control layers
* Solid knowledge & experience with major Version Control Systems (SVN, Git, Mercurial), Continuous Integration and Performance Assessment tools (Jenkins, PHP CodeSnifer and MessDetector, Sonar)
* Knowledge & experience in working with high-traffic web applications, message queues (ZeroMQ & RabbitMQ)
* Knowledge & working experience on Java & dotNET applications, servers & deployment systems
* A vast experience with all the major PC operating systems (Windows 95 to Windows 7, Ubuntu & RedHat Linux and various flavors)
* September 2013 - present: Senior IT Specialist at GfK's Global Social Media Intelligence Center in Vienna, Austria
* March 2012 - August 2013: Working in the Software Development department for eMAG.ro, the largest online retail store in the country
* November 2010 - March 2012: Worked in the R&D department at at StreamWIDE, a French-based international company providing Value-Added Services software for some of the largest telecom operators in the world
* April 2006 - November 2010: Worked at Reea SRL, one of the largest companies in the country, dedicated to implementing Internet & New Media solutions for international partners in Europe & the U.S.
* 2003 - 2007: Studied at the Faculty of Computer Science at the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University in Iasi. BS in Computer Science - Dissertation paper on Secure multiparty computation. Focused on gaining ample knowledge in cryptography, information security and security algorithms.
* 1999 - 2003: Computer science major at the "Gheorghe Rosca Codreanu" National College in Barlad - at that time one of the best and most renowned high-schools in the country, with exceptional results in national science contests.