Florin Cabuz, Developer in Sibiu, Romania
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Florin Cabuz

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Software Developer

Location
Sibiu, Romania
Toptal Member Since
April 24, 2020

Florin is a software engineer with more than 10 years of experience and a demonstrated history of working in the online classifieds and marketplace industry. He is skilled in application and system architecture and design, optimization, PHP, JavaScript, scalability, caching, and APIs. He developed one of the largest stable and most robust classified portals in the country. Florin is an accomplished developer who understands what it takes to build reliable, high-use products.

Portfolio

Jake and Company, LLC
Laravel, MySQL, PHP 7, PHP, Git, Third-party Integration, JavaScript, jQuery...
Skyloop Digital Ltd
Laravel, JavaScript, CSS, Laravel Spark, Droplets, DigitalOcean, Databases...
Antena TV Group
MySQL, Redis, Ajax, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, React, React Native...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Postman, GitLab, Bitbucket, Trello, Sublime Text, Jira, Slack, Navicat, Command-line Interface (CLI), Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The most amazing...

...project I've helped develop is one of the largest classified portals in Romania.

Work Experience

Laravel Developer

2021 - 2022
Jake and Company, LLC
  • Developed a food marketplace app almost from scratch. It helps local farms, and food businesses reach consumers.
  • Conducted launch processes, generating sales of over $300 thousand every month.
  • Implemented process improvements that drove productivity, client and employee satisfaction, and improved order numbers.
Technologies: Laravel, MySQL, PHP 7, PHP, Git, Third-party Integration, JavaScript, jQuery, SaaS, APIs, CSS, CSS3, HTML, HTML5, Ajax, Back-end, Blade, Command-line Interface (CLI), Databases, eCommerce, GitHub, Image Compression, Responsive Design, Responsive Layout, Web Development, Bootstrap, Figma, Laravel Spark, Laravel Livewire, Stripe API, Payment APIs, Redis Queue, Message Queues, SQL, REST APIs, Agile, Full-stack, Stripe, UI Design, Front-end

Top Laravel Developer

2021 - 2021
Skyloop Digital Ltd
  • Migrated large databases from various websites to fully managed databases with minimal downtime.
  • Developed and launched new vertical websites for different foreign markets.
  • Optimized different resources used for background tasks to work with high loads.
Technologies: Laravel, JavaScript, CSS, Laravel Spark, Droplets, DigitalOcean, Databases, MySQL, Web Scraping, CSS3, Command-line Interface (CLI), PHP, PHP 7, Ajax, Back-end, Blade, Caching, Git, GitHub, HTML, jQuery, Linux, NGINX, Site Speed Optimization, Ubuntu, Web Development, Redis, Redis Cache, HTML5, Third-party Integration, Payment APIs, Database Migration, Redis Queue, Message Queues, SQL, Agile, Full-stack, Front-end

Senior Software Engineer

2015 - 2021
Antena TV Group
  • Coded the front-end side of web applications within the team.
  • Tracked and fixed bugs using Jira as a reporting tool. Studied the latest technologies and applied new features.
  • Completed code optimization for the seamless handling of high traffic.
  • Performed small and medium tasks in React and React Native.
Technologies: MySQL, Redis, Ajax, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, React, React Native, User Interface (UI), Laravel, User Experience (UX), PHP 5, PHP 7, HTML5, Bootstrap, Amazon Web Services (AWS), PHPUnit, Elasticsearch, Back-end, Blade, NGINX, Caching, Cloudflare, Site Speed Optimization, Google Analytics, Responsive Design, Web Design, eCommerce, jQuery, CSS3, Linux, Command-line Interface (CLI), Image Compression, Databases, Redis Cache, Ubuntu, Adobe Photoshop, GitLab, Google Tag Manager, A/B Testing, Git, Web Development, Responsive Layout, TypeScript, Vue, Sphinx Search Engine, Postman, Trello, Sublime Text, Slack, APIs, Jira, Third-party Integration, Payment APIs, Database Migration, Google Maps API, Redis Queue, Message Queues, SQL, REST APIs, Apache, Firebase, Leadership, Agile, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Full-stack, UI Design, Google Ads, Front-end

Software Engineer

2015 - 2015
My Turn
  • Worked with several frameworks and became familiar with Angular.
  • Developed medium-sized projects both individually and in a team setting.
  • Collaborated directly with multiple clients from all around the world.
Technologies: MySQL, PHP, Yii, Angular, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), PHP 5, PHP 7, HTML5, Ajax, GitHub, SCSS, Adobe Photoshop, Symfony, Back-end, NGINX, Caching, Site Speed Optimization, WooCommerce, Google Analytics, Liquid, Shopify, Shopify API, Liquid Template, Responsive Design, Web Design, eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), Magento, jQuery, CSS3, Command-line Interface (CLI), Databases, Ubuntu, PHPUnit, Webflow, Bootstrap, Microsites, Google Tag Manager, Git, Web Development, Responsive Layout, WordPress, Sublime Text, Linux, Less, Third-party Integration, SaaS, SQL, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, Apache, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Full-stack, Google Ads, Front-end, Custom Themes

Software Engineer

2014 - 2015
Tocmai.ro
  • Participated in many areas of development on both the front and back ends.
  • Inherited and managed a big portal project with my team.
  • Integrated social media and statistics APIs into the project.
Technologies: MySQL, Redis, Ajax, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), HTML5, Adobe Photoshop, Symfony, Back-end, NGINX, Caching, Site Speed Optimization, Google Analytics, Responsive Design, Web Design, eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), jQuery, CSS3, Command-line Interface (CLI), Image Compression, Databases, Redis Cache, Ubuntu, GitHub, PHP 5, Git, Web Development, Responsive Layout, Sublime Text, APIs, Yii, Linux, Less, Third-party Integration, SaaS, SQL, CodeIgniter, Apache, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Full-stack, Google Ads, Front-end

Junior Software Engineer

2013 - 2014
Acusto
  • Learned PHP and began using it without any frameworks.
  • Collaborated directly with multiple clients from around the world.
  • Finished many solo projects that exceeded client goals and expectations.
Technologies: MySQL, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Shopify, WordPress, Microsites, HTML5, Adobe Photoshop, Back-end, WooCommerce, Shopify API, Liquid, Liquid Template, Responsive Design, Web Design, eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), Magento, CSS3, Command-line Interface (CLI), Databases, Ubuntu, Google Analytics, Site Speed Optimization, NGINX, Webflow, GitHub, PHP 5, User Interface (UI), Git, Web Development, Responsive Layout, Sublime Text, Yii, Linux, Less, SaaS, SQL, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, Apache, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Full-stack, Google Ads, Front-end, Custom Themes

Junior Software Engineer

2013 - 2013
FX-Studio
  • Learned the basics of front-end development and worked on various projects using mainly HTML and CSS.
  • Utilized WordPress and other similar CMSs for a website build.
  • Integrated various jQuery plugins for sliders, contact forms, and many other features.
Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, WordPress, Microsites, HTML5, Back-end, Shopify API, Liquid, Liquid Template, Responsive Design, Web Design, eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), Magento, PHP, MySQL, CSS3, Command-line Interface (CLI), Databases, Ubuntu, Google Analytics, Site Speed Optimization, NGINX, Symfony, Webflow, GitHub, PHP 5, User Interface (UI), Git, Web Development, Responsive Layout, Shopify, Sublime Text, Yii, Linux, SaaS, SQL, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, Apache, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Full-stack, Google Ads, Front-end, Custom Themes

VoiceMo: Voice Messenger App

VoiceMo is a messaging app focused on an audio and voice option but with the same features built into a classic chat, such as group and friend invites. More than just audio and voice, you can use filters, emojis, and audio and voice stories that help you send messages with the right tone. VoiceMo is more personal and aims to be the top choice for users who want to chat with their friends.

uVibe App: Social Powered App for a Great Night Out

uVibe is the only real-time city guide that shows you when and where to go out by listening to social signals from real people.

You can browse the best restaurants, pubs, clubs, and outdoor venues, sort and filter them however you need, check the number of boys and girls from a certain place, zoom in on the latest photos near you, and let your friends know where do you plan to go out. But not only that, with uVibe, you can create your profile and follow new people, invite your friends to go out together, and then share your best moments with your followers.

Jobs in Blockchain: Jobs in Programming, Support and more

A Blockchain jobs portal built in Nuxt.js (using Vue.js, Express.js, and Node.js) with a PHP back-end for the API and hosted on AWS. I built the API using the Lumen framework and the database architecture.

HomeZZ.ro

HomeZZ is one of the biggest real estate classifieds websites in Romania. HomeZZ and its affiliates offer customers an on-demand experience for selling, buying, and renting with transparency and nearly seamless end-to-end service.

AI Quotes Generator

https://quotesgenerator.net
This is a side project made in Laravel and Laravel Livewire, which uses ChatGPT API to generate and download quotes images completely free for social media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook.

TinyPet

https://shop.tinypet.ro
A Shopify-based eCommerce website developed for selling intelligent tracking devices for pets. To connect the eCommerce app with the mobile tracking app, I used Shopify API to link the purchased devices with the pet profile.
2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu (ULBS) - Sibiu, Romania

Libraries/APIs

jQuery, Stripe API, Google Maps API, Redis Queue, REST APIs, Stripe, Shopify API, Liquid, React, Vue

Tools

Slack, Sublime Text, Bitbucket, GitLab, Postman, Git, GitHub, Jira, Trello, Amazon ElastiCache, Figma, NGINX, Google Analytics, Navicat, Apache, ChatGPT, Optimizely, Adobe Photoshop

Frameworks

Yii, Laravel, Lumen, Bootstrap, Laravel Livewire, Symfony, PHPUnit, Laravel Spark, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter, Angular, React Native

Languages

CSS, HTML, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JavaScript, PHP 5, PHP 7, SQL, SCSS, Less, TypeScript, Liquid Template

Paradigms

Responsive Layout, Agile, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), UI Design

Storage

Redis, MySQL, Redis Cache, Sphinx Search Engine, Google Cloud, Elasticsearch, Databases, Database Migration

Platforms

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Shopify, WordPress, DigitalOcean, Droplets, Webflow, WooCommerce, Ubuntu, Firebase, Magento

Industry Expertise

Web Design

Other

Ajax, APIs, Web Development, Microsites, Back-end, Blade, Caching, Cloudflare, Site Speed Optimization, Responsive Design, eCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), Third-party Integration, Payment APIs, Message Queues, Full-stack, Front-end, User Experience (UX), A/B Testing, Google Tag Manager, User Interface (UI), Image Compression, Command-line Interface (CLI), SaaS, Leadership, Google Ads, Custom Themes, Web Scraping, Artificial Intelligence (AI), SEO Tools, Analytics

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