Andu Fratu, Software Developer in Madrid, Spain
Andu Fratu

Software Developer in Madrid, Spain

Member since October 30, 2018
Since 2007, Andu has been making a living as a programmer as both a freelancer and as part of various teams for companies big and small. One constant throughout is that he always strives for excellence and to outdo himself on his next project. He also has experience with both web and mobile technologies and is always up for a challenge. Andu is very accustomed to working in diverse environments with people from all over the world.
Andu is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Prior
    PHP, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, Cordova, Ionic, iOS, Android, Swift
  • Tuenti
    PHP, JavaScript, HTML, Android, Java, iOS, Objective-C
  • Machteam Soft
    PHP, JavaScript, HTML

Experience

Location

Madrid, Spain

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, macOS, Emacs, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is an online ordering platform for restaurants.

Employment

  • Chief Technical Officer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Prior
    • Built the back-end for an online ordering platform for restaurants from the ground up (PHP).
    • Developed from scratch Android and iOS applications as part of the same online ordering platform for restaurants (Ionic with Cordova).
    • Built from the ground up a web module for the same online ordering platform (Angular).
    • Ran the server infrastructure needed to provide service to the clients of the online ordering platform.
    • Developed various tools and scripts to automate different task and processes for the day-to-day operations of the platform.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, Cordova, Ionic, iOS, Android, Swift
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2011 - 2015
    Tuenti
    • Contributed to the development of the MVNO platform by providing support for the development of the customer account and experience parts of the platform.
    • Developed new features for the company's Android-based social networking app.
    • Trained other developers on Android programming and best practices.
    • Worked as part of the core Android mobile team developing a framework to be used across the teams in the company with a focus on good practices and performance.
    • Conducted tech interviews for candidates applying for jobs at the company.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, Android, Java, iOS, Objective-C
  • Software Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Machteam Soft
    • Worked as part of the team that built from the ground up a deal-of-day platform.
    • Developed—in a team and from scratch—a press release platform that brought together companies and journalists.
    • Integrated the company's blogging platform with another blogging platform they had acquired, ensuring a seamless operation of the two and their respective users.
    • Supported and maintained various legacy systems and websites that the company built and ran.
    • Helped finish up a class reunion platform that the company was building at the time I joined.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML
  • Software Developer

    2007 - 2009
    ITLand Multimedia
    • Built a platform for the management of trucks and shipment for a recycling company.
    • Updated and maintained a client's management platform for a debt collecting agency.
    • Constructed a platform to track the workflow for the IT operations and services department.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML

Experience

  • Prior (Development)

    Prior is an online ordering platform for restaurants that was built as a SaaS offering. It includes mobile apps for Android and iOS and a web module for the customer-facing side and a dashboard to manage menus, promos, schedules, and third-party integrations (delivery services, payments, and more) for the restaurant-facing side.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP 5+, TypeScript, Java, Objective-C, Swift
  • Frameworks

    CakePHP, Ionic, Cordova, React Native
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Facebook API, Google Analytics API
  • Tools

    Apache, Cordova Plugins
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms

    Android, iOS, Linux
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems and Automation
    2005 - 2009
    Politehnica University of Bucharest - Bucharest, Romania

Certifications

  • Programming Languages
    DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    University of Washington via Coursera
  • Programming Cloud Services for Android Handheld Systems: Security
    SEPTEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Vanderbilt University via Coursera
  • Programming Cloud Services for Android Handheld Systems
    SEPTEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Vanderbilt University via Coursera
  • Pattern-oriented Software Architectures: Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems
    JULY 2014 - PRESENT
    Vanderbilt University via Coursera
  • Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems
    MARCH 2014 - PRESENT
    University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
  • Zend Certified Engineer PHP 5.3
    APRIL 2012 - PRESENT
    Zend.com

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