Ionut Chiscop, Software Developer in Bucharest, Romania
Ionut Chiscop

Software Developer in Bucharest, Romania

Member since January 11, 2018
Ionut is a back-end developer with over a decade of experience specializing in Embarcadero (Borland) Delphi, C#, and Microsoft SQL. All of his development work so far has been entirely desktop-based sans web app or cloud. For the past four years, Ionut's worked continuously on the same projects so he joined Toptal to seek out new projects and reinvigorate his passion for development.
Ionut is now available for hire




Bucharest, Romania



Preferred Environment

SQL Management Studio, Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a WPF framework for a company that was to be the starting point for all its future projects.


  • Senior Software Developer | Team Leader

    2013 - 2017
    High-Tech Systems & Software
    • Performed a business and technical analysis of the client's requirements via the support department.
    • Developed and implemented new features and modules.
    • Built a new reporting module in order to allow for the centralized management and view of stock, sales, purchases, and profit.
    • Optimized the existing code.
    • Provided third-level support on issues that the support team cannot handle.
    • Rewrote the old Delphi project by using WPF and WCF (.NET 4.0).
    • Developed a WPF framework for the company to be the starting point for all future HTSS projects.
    Technologies: DevExpress, Crystal Reports, TFS, Subversion (SVN), R2, Microsoft SQL Server, LINQ, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio 2015, .NET, Delphi XE, Delphi
  • Senior Software Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Complia Health Canada
    • Developed new business features based on provided software requirements specifications.
    Technologies: Git, Microsoft SQL Server, C#, .NET, Embarcadero RAD Studio, Delphi
  • Senior Software Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Acrelec Software (formerly K-POS Software)
    • Developed the server-side desktop application.
    • Built up the Windows Services and the communication with the front-end.
    • Created a Windows tablet application for supervisors.
    Technologies: Subversion (SVN), MySQL, SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server, R2, LINQ, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Visual Studio, C#.NET
  • Software Developer

    2011 - 2012
    A&D Pharma | Mediplus
    • Developed, maintained, and provided third-level support for the existing application.
    • Directly communicated with the top logistics manager and top marketing manager in order to develop and implement new features or modifying existing ones.
    • Developed various stock and sales reports.
    • Optimized and rewrote code for some of the old application modules.
    • Collaborated with the support team for new installations, training, and to solve issues.
    • Managed, developed, and designed for the Microsoft SQL Server; this included optimizations, jobs, replications, backups, and restorations.
    • Developed a new and improved automatic SQL data transfer interface from the warehouse solution to a financial solution.
    • Wrote a new algorithm for stock management in the central warehouse.
    • Integrated the warehouse's semi-automated product picking line with the software.
    Technologies: Visual SourceSafe, JasperReports, Crystal Reports, Microsoft SQL Server, C#, .NET, Visual Component Library (VCL), DevExpress, Delphi
  • Software Developer

    2008 - 2011
    • Communicated directly with the customers.
    • Implemented a technical and business analysis of the customer’s requirements.
    • Wrote the software requirements specification (SRS) document which contains a complete description of the module/modification to be developed and a time estimate for the task.
    • Developed, tested, and delivered the above modification.
    • Provided third-level support for customers.
    • Debugged and repaired any issue found in the application.
    • Ensured that all the instances of Microsoft SQL Server are working properly (optimizations, jobs, replications, backup, and restore).
    • Created various reports according to customer’s needs or legislative changes.
    • Developed and maintained a SQL data transfer interface from the warehouse solution given to Charisma Financial.
    Technologies: Visual SourceSafe, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Report Builder, Microsoft SQL Server, DevExpress, Delphi


  • Charisma ERP (Development)

    The biggest ERP solution in Central Europe.

  • Digital Menu Board (Development)

    A digital menu board system for fast-food restaurants (McDonald's, KFC, and the like).

  • Procura (Development)

    A complete and highly configurable software solution for the healthcare industry—you can automate and manage government programs, private insurances, self-pay, and more.

  • Dataklas Pharmaceutical (Development)

    A complete solution for pharmacies and pharmacy chains; it provides retail sales, marketing campaigns, stock management, billing, orders, and daily and monthly reporting to a national health insurance company.


  • Languages

    Transact-SQL, Delphi, C#, SQL, C#.NET, XML
  • Frameworks

    .NET, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Web API, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Communication Framework (WCF)
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, JSON, MySQL, SQLite, MongoDB
  • Libraries/APIs

    Entity Framework, Windows Forms, REST API, LINQ, WinForms, Visual Component Library (VCL), Delphi XE, JasperReports
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, Git, Visual SourceSafe, Dapper, Subversion (SVN), SQL Management Studio, Jira, Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Studio 2015, Microsoft Report Builder, Crystal Reports, TFS, Telerik Reports
  • Paradigms

    REST, Agile Software Development, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Platforms

    Windows, Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio 2017
  • Other

    SOAP, RESTful APIs, APIs, DevExpress, Atlassian Jira, R2, Embarcadero RAD Studio, WCF Web Services, GitFlow


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics, Telecommunications, and Information Technology
    2005 - 2009
    Politehnica University - Bucharest, Romania
  • Baccalaureate degree in Math and Computers
    2001 - 2005
    International Computer High School - Constanta, Romania

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