Rares M.

Rares M.

Senior Software Engineer

Bucharest, Romania
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Portfolio

Team Lead/Backend Programmer - MolMultibonus
Team Lead/Backend Programmer - MolMultibonus

The MolMultibonus is MOL’s customer loyalty program that rewards users when they patronize the services of the company on its virtual store or directly from a MOL gas station store. Provided technical solutions and guidance for prototype delivery, project start-up and shaping, development resources selection, requirements analysis and design. Acted as team lead and served as a member of the development governance team.

Backend Programmer - Castor EDC
Backend Programmer - Castor EDC

Castor EDC is an online data collection platform that allows users to capture high quality, reusable data for medical research. It is a SaaS web application that enables medical researchers to easily and safely collect data for clinical studies. Handled all development resources selection, requirements analysis and design. Developed and tested new features for the platform and acted as a member of the core development team.

Product owner/Programmer - Noctiluce: First Blood
Product owner/Programmer - Noctiluce: First Blood

Developed the Noctiluce: First Blood - BBMMOG (Browser Based Massively Multiplayer Online Game). The game's main theme is the piracy age and its adventures. Players can choose between 2 pirate races - Buccaneers and Corsairs – and start their adventures by constructing new buildings and ships, training soldiers and spies, establishing and joining alliances, fighting naval battles and many more. Provided expertise for prototype delivery, project start-up and shaping, development resources selection, requirements analysis, and design.

Interpolis AutoModus app - Team Lead/Backend Programmer
Interpolis AutoModus app - Team Lead/Backend Programmer

The Interpolis AutoModus app is a Car Mode app that encourages users to drive their cars mobile-free. The app enables users to go into Auto Mode and user their phone's GPS to calculate speed while driving; rewarding them with points that are worth money donated by the company once a year to a citizens' initiative that increases road safety. Worked on the prototype delivery, project start-up and shaping, development resources selection, requirements analysis, and design of the application. Had roles in team leading and as a member of the development governance team.

Team Lead/Backend Programmer - ROLII
Team Lead/Backend Programmer - ROLII

Worked as a Team Lead/Backend Porgrammer for ROLII - Romanian Legal Information Institute which gives users free access to the Institute's portal for public legal information that are made available by public authorities and institutions to every citizen of Romania free of charge in different electronic formats. Provided technical expertise for prototype delivery, project start-up and shaping, development resources selection, requirements analysis and design. Acted as a team lead and member of the development governance team.

Product owner/Backend Programmer - Iolley
Product owner/Backend Programmer - Iolley

Iolley is a mobile volley ball game application that brings people together through a worldwide volleyball competition. The application allows users to grab their iolleyball and pass it to a friend on the app to score points. By passing the iolleyball to friends, players also give friends a chance to score some more points. This keeps the fun going on and on and rewards everyone looking for a good time. Handled all tasks for prototype delivery, project start-up and shaping, development resources selection, requirements analysis and design. Worked as a team leading and member of the development governance team on the project.

Senior Software Engineer/Development Lead - McClatchy
Senior Software Engineer/Development Lead - McClatchy

The McClatchy Company is a publicly traded American publishing company. It operates 29 daily newspapers in fourteen states. In addition to its daily newspapers, McClatchy also operates several websites and community papers, as well as a news agency, McClatchyDC, focused on political news from Washington, D.C.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
Senior Software Engineer
2016 - Present (6 years)
Remote
  • Creating and developing innovative software solutions for clients across a broad range of industries.

Endava
Endava
Senior Software Engineer
2016 - 2018 (2 years)
Bucharest, Romania
  • Provided guidance and technical leadership for the design, development and delivery digital systems for an American publishing company.

  • Actively participated in code reviews, design reviews, established best practices in alignment with the technical vision of the client.

  • Offered support in solving complex technical problems and design issues, and initiate refactoring processes on software solutions where necessary.

XL Team
XL Team
Technical Team Lead/Back-end
2013 - 2016 (3 years)
Bucharest, Romania
  • Successfully oversaw the development of project user stories, backlogs and sprints, participated in daily standup/scrum meetings, reviews, and retrospectives using Agile/Scrum methodologies.

  • Engineered micro-services and APIs for mobile/web applications for integration with standalone third-party software architectures.

  • Effectively researched, architected, and developed flexible/versatile backend software solutions; implemented using innovative outside-the-box solutions.

XINOPLAY SRL
XINOPLAY SRL
Co-founder and CEO
2012 - 2013 (1 year)
Bucharest, Romania
  • Handled efficiently different roles on the project as an online game designer, developer, and project manager in the development and implementation of a complex browser-based massive multiplayer game.

  • Offered expertise and guidance for the curation of the game specifications using new approaches from rigorous research on online and social gaming.

  • Successfully implemented various Facebook social features, configured production hardware interfaces with AWS and integrated online payment through SMS payments, Paypal, credit cards and bank transfers

CyberSports LTD
CyberSports LTD
Web Games Programmer
2008 - 2010 (2 years)
United States
  • Provided technical leadership and expertise for the design, development, and unit testing of different game products using established standards.

  • Actively participated in peer-reviews of different game design solutions and other related code for the company.

  • Provided first-level support, and resolved complex technical application problems for Cyber Sports.

SC Avira Soft SRL
SC Avira Soft SRL
Web Programmer
2006 - 2008 (2 years)
Bucharest, Romania
  • Supervised the design and development of different web applications with high complexities within Avira, utilizing high-quality development principles for delivery and implementation.

  • Offered and maintained regular technical support for numerous applications.

  • Prepared regional reports on security alerts and follow-up reports that included issues resolved by the technical support department.

Education

Education
Lean Kanban Training
Knowledge Hut
2014 - 2014
Education
Software Estimations
Total Smart Projects
2014 - 2014
Education
Master degree in Automated Management of Projects, Business/Managerial Economics
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies
2008 - 2010 (2 years)
Education
Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences and Automatic Control, Computer Science
Politehnica University of Bucharest
2002 - 2007 (5 years)