Bogdan Iancu, Developer in Bucharest, Romania
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Bogdan Iancu

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Bucharest, Romania
Toptal Member Since
November 25, 2020

Bogdan is a software developer with more than 14 years of experience working for large European corporations. He has full-stack development skills with a focus on ASP.NET and Xamarin/.NET MAUI. He holds a PhD in computer science and teaches software development as an associate professor at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. Bogdan founded Facem Soft in 2018 to have a more flexible working environment as a trainer and as a freelancer.


Facem Soft
Consulting, Software Development, Training & Training Content Development...
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Security Analysis, Java, C#, C++...
AngularJS, ASP.NET, Xamarin, .NET, C#, Xamarin.Android, SQL...




Preferred Environment

ASP.NET, Xamarin, Visual Studio, MacOS, Windows

The most amazing... that I've developed was CleverTaxi for Windows Phone. The application was lately bought by Free Now, an European competitor of Uber.

Work Experience

Owner | Founder

2018 - PRESENT
Facem Soft
  • Founded a startup dedicated to IT training programs, software development on-demand, and software development consulting for small companies.
  • Delivered over 600 hours of IT training to more than 500 employees.
  • Collaborated with large European companies as a freelancer and/or a trainer.
Technologies: Consulting, Software Development, Training, Training & Training Content Development, Architecture, Java, Spring Boot, Relational Databases

Associate Professor, PhD

2012 - PRESENT
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies
  • Taught different labs and courses related to software development, such as object-oriented programming, Android development, Java programming, software quality and testing, design patterns, and source code security.
  • Joined different research projects related to software development or cybersecurity.
  • Reviewed articles for different research journals and international conferences. Also worked as an editor for some of the journals and conferences.
Technologies: Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Security Analysis, Java, C#, C++, University Teaching, Relational Databases, Design Patterns

Application Developer

2014 - 2017
  • Developed several mobile apps using Xamarin native and Xamarin.Forms that were used by the Netherlands' real estate market.
  • Built modules for a SPA website (a single-page application) accessed by real estate agencies' clients.
  • Coordinated junior developers and created their learning and development plans.
Technologies: AngularJS, ASP.NET, Xamarin, .NET, C#, Xamarin.Android, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Relational Databases

World Sales Tools Developer

2012 - 2014
  • Developed an app to extract, process, and present data related to the users' behavior in various report formats.
  • Worked with big data technologies to apply the MapReduce programming model.
  • Used data science methodologies to compute the required KPIs based on existing data.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, MySQL, COM Interop, .NET, C#, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Relational Databases, ASP.NET

Software Developer

2010 - 2012
  • Created and maintained an app used by all travel agencies across the country to manage their daily tasks (booking, tickets, paperwork, invoicing, reports, and others).
  • Built a page-scrapping module to automate some booking processes that were done manually.
  • Developed new features requested by customers, offered customer support, and fixed reported bugs.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, Mono, ASP.NET, C#, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Relational Databases was a website developed as a demo for the research work done for my PhD thesis. The website used web crawlers to index semantic information about YouTube e-learning videos automatically. The user could search by video content rather than by keywords. A knowledge map was also available for any search query.

InspectionApp is a mobile app developed in Xamarin for iOS and Windows tablets used by real estate agents in order to do on-field inspections of rental properties. Various clients use the app in Cegeka, the Netherlands.

Customer Portal

A single-page application developed in ASP.NET Web API (back end) and AngularJS (front end) used by tenants from the Dutch market to add issues, meter readings, and other details about rental properties.

CleverTaxi for Windows Phone

CleverTaxi was a mobile app similar to Uber developed as a taxi service aggregator for the Romanian market. The app was later launched in foreign markets and bought in 2019 by Free Now, a German company.
2012 - 2015

Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania

2010 - 2012

Master's Degree in Computer Science

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania

2007 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania


Core Strategies for Teaching in Higher Ed



C# 6.0 Certified



OOP Certified



Certified Trainer

National Authority for Qualifications


Xamarin.iOS, REST APIs, Xamarin.Android, Web API, Entity Framework


Visual Studio


Ontology Framework, .NET, ASP.NET, Spring Boot, .NET MAUI, Mono, AngularJS, OAuth 2, ASP.NET MVC, .NET Core


Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Database Design, Clean Code, Agile, Cross-platform, RESTful Development, Data Science, Design Patterns


C#, Java, C#.NET, C++, SQL, HTML5


JSON, Relational Databases, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Databases, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB


Windows, Xamarin, Windows Phone, Android, Oracle, MacOS, iOS, Azure

Industry Expertise



Software Development, Software Analysis, Semantic Web, Ontologies, Training, Mobile App Development, Training & Training Content Development, Consulting, University Teaching, Security Analysis, Xamarin.Mac, APIs, Front-end, Leadership, Mobile Architecture, Architecture, Cross-platform App Development, Back-end, Xamarin.Forms, Web Development, Metrics, Software Project Management, COM Interop, Video Editing, Data Warehousing, Data Warehouse Design

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