Manuel Rodriguez, Software Developer in Málaga, Spain
Manuel Rodriguez

Software Developer in Málaga, Spain

Member since May 16, 2017
Manuel is a confident WordPress and PHP developer with more than eight years of experience in the field. He has been freelancing and working remotely for the past four years, and he knows all the ins and outs of WordPress development. While plugin development is his specialty, he can cover whatever needs to be covered in your business. Essentially, if you have an idea, he can implement it on WordPress.
Manuel is now available for hire


  • Learning Tapestry, Inc.
    Drupal, Codeception, Amazon SQS, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), AWS...
  • Capital Cell
    AWS Lambda, AWS DynamoDB, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), AWS...
  • Bobles
    APIs, jQuery, CSS, HTML5, WooCommerce, WordPress


Málaga, Spain



Preferred Environment

Vim Text Editor, MacOS, PhpStorm, Vagrant, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a notification system for a crowdfunding platform; used SNS, Lambda functions, & DynamoDB for decoupling the heavy workload from WordPress.


  • Senior PHP Developer (Freelance)

    2016 - PRESENT
    Learning Tapestry, Inc.
    • Supported different Symfony 2.x projects.
    • Developed a middleware to connect to systems using Cilex and Codeception for TDD.
    • Maintained a Drupal project.
    Technologies: Drupal, Codeception, Amazon SQS, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), AWS, CILEx, Symfony, PHP
  • Senior WordPress Back-end Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Capital Cell
    • Developed and expanded Capital Cell's crowdfunding platform (the first European biotech platform with 10 million in investments and more than 3,000 investors in 2017).
    • Made scalability and architectural decisions.
    • Developed all kinds of integrations within the platform with third-party APIs.
    • Built a scalable notification system using SNS, Lambda, and DynamoDD; decoupling the responsibility from WordPress.
    • Developed a core functionality and expanded the platform.
    Technologies: AWS Lambda, AWS DynamoDB, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), AWS, jQuery, JavaScript, PHP, WooCommerce, WordPress
  • WordPress and WooCommerce Developer (Freelance)

    2016 - 2017
    • Supported, enhanced, and developed this eCommerce project based on WooCommerce.
    • Automated the internal tasks.
    • Integrated third-party tools into WooCommerce.
    Technologies: APIs, jQuery, CSS, HTML5, WooCommerce, WordPress
  • WordPress Back-end Developer (Freelance)

    2015 - 2017
    • Supported the team in maintaining and running a variety of projects.
    • Integrated the ATS API.
    • Designed advanced WordPress architectures.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, MySQL, WordPress, PHP
  • Agile Technical Product Manager | Co-founder

    2014 - 2016
    Propietarios App
    • Co-founded this startup.
    • Translated the business requirements for the development side; including communication and coordination.
    • Implemented Agile techniques: Scrum sprints and a Scrum blackboard.
    • Gave technical guidance to the development and architectural design teams.
    Technologies: Agile, Scrum
  • PHP/WordPress Developer (Freelance)

    2015 - 2015
    • Developed their PHP SDK and implemented their service and API into WordPress and PrestaShop. More information about my individual projects can be found in my portfolio.
    Technologies: PrestaShop, WordPress, PHP
  • WordPress Back-end Developer

    2014 - 2014
    • Developed and ensured the scalability and quality of the gateway.
    • Built different plugins for the in-house WordPress framework.
    • Integrated several ATS systems (Recruitment APIs).
    • Worked as a Scrum evangelist within the organization.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress
  • PHP Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Spil Games
    • Worked on a project that had more than 180 millions users per month.
    • Built the PHP back-end for a payments service which handled all in-game cash transactions.
    • Developed within Agile (Scrum) environment and test-driven (TDD and BDD) methodology.
    • Optimized, maintained, and supported the platform.
    • Created in-house tools for different departments while working closely with the front-end team.
    • Researched and implemented new features that expanded the scope and enriched the system.
    • Developed different API REST interfaces which allowed third parties to integrate with us.
    • Collaborated with the A/B testing (SiteSpect) team (JavaScript, MooTools).
    Technologies: SiteSpect, MooTools, JavaScript, MySQL, Behat, PHPUnit, CakePHP, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2012
    • Integrated APIs and developed bots (spiders) for clients in the travel industry (hotels and flights).
    • Made intensive use of regular expressions.
    Technologies: Ajax, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP



  • Languages

    PHP 7, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, HTML, CSS
  • Libraries/APIs

    WordPress REST API, jQuery, MooTools
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, Vagrant, Amazon SQS, Sublime Text 3, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), Behat, Git, Vim Text Editor, PrestaShop, SiteSpect, NPM, Grunt.js, Adyen Payments
  • Paradigms

    Scrum, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Agile
  • Platforms

    WordPress, AWS Lambda, Linux, Docker, MacOS, Drupal, WooCommerce
  • Other

    APIs, Certified Scrum Developer, OOP Designs, Agile Sprints, Agile Software Testing, Ajax, AWS, CILEx, WordPress Themes, Payment APIs
  • Frameworks

    Symfony 2, Codeception, Symfony, PHPUnit, CakePHP
  • Storage

    AWS DynamoDB, MySQL, MongoDB


  • Scrum Developer Certificate in Agile Engineering
    2012 - 2012
    QWAN | Quality Without a Name - The Netherlands
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering
    2010 - 2011
    UPJS | Pavol Jozef Šafárik University - Kosice, Slovakia
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering
    2007 - 2011
    University of Malaga - Malaga, Spain

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