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Marius Petroaie, PHP Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marius Petroaie

PHP Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Member since January 25, 2016
Over the past +10 years, Marius has developed cutting-edge software solutions for businesses in a wide range of industries including IT/telecommunication, real estate, warehousing/logistics, retail and wholesale, loyalty, event ticketing, marketing. He specializes in business and enterprise-level web application architecture and full-stack web development.
Marius is now available for hire



  • MySQL, 15 years
  • PHP, 15 years
  • JavaScript, 15 years
  • Continuous Integration (CI), 5 years
  • Test-driven Development (TDD), 5 years
  • Laravel, 4 years
  • Domain-driven Development, 3 years
  • Vue.js, 1 year
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia



Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Git, Vagrant + Homestead, SequelPro

The most amazing...

...project I've built is an end-to-end web solution for the events & loyalty industry. It includes: CMS, CRM, Call Center, Product Inventory Management, etc.


  • Senior Solutions Architect

    2013 - PRESENT
    MasterCard Loyalty Solutions
    • Developed architectural design artifacts for IT teams across a broad range of technologies: PHP, Microsoft .NET Framework, NServiceBus, database solutions (MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server), data warehousing, JavaScript, continuous integration tools, Linux, Apache, etc.
    • Provided technical leadership for designing, developing, and testing for a variety of LAMP or Microsoft .NET based projects.
    • Worked closely with business leads in order to determine the platform feature roadmap.
    • Assessed and managed functional and non-functional requirements and ensured they are addressed with the proper technical solution.
    • Coached and mentored colleagues in the development of their personal and technical skills.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Microsoft .NET Framework, MS SQL
  • CTO/Solutions Architect/Tech Lead

    2001 - 2013
    WebManage Pty Ltd & Head 4 Design Pty Ltd
    • Headed the programming and management of all technical aspects of WebManage Pty, Ltd.
    • Recruited, managed, and mentored a team of 10 developers, 4 server technicians, and 3 consultants spanning across Australia, Europe, and India.
    • Architected and developed the proprietary CMS and ticket management platform that runs all operations of WebManage Pty, Ltd., and 100’s of users.
    • Architected and built the WebManage SitePro Enterprise proprietary platform.
    • Oversaw code quality control across all developers and technical staff.
    • Handled strategy and scoping of new projects with clients, bringing the latest technologies to small and large organizations.
    • Managed programming production for a team of 10 developers along with various third-party designers and HTML mark-up service providers.
    • Planned website development cycles and deployment schedules.
    • Managed time and tracked project and ticket profitability.
    • Produced over 300 web-based solutions, driving them through every stage of software delivery, from cradle to grave.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, MySQL, NoSQL


  • Event Ticketing Platform (Development)

    Project Description
    • Multiple website and whitelabels
    • Content management system
    • CRM system
    • Marketing system
    • Automated website generation tool
    • Events & tickets management system
    • Call center system
    • Fulfilment and purchase orders system

    • Scope the project requirements with all business stake holders
    • Plan the project architecture
    • Build the core CMS framework and various components of the project
    • Manage a team of 8 programmers and graphic designers to build the project
    • Train all different departments in using the new software

  • Tourism Australia - (Development)

    Project Description
    • Back-end solution for marketing campaign.
    • This campaign was launched in 30 countries and 19 languages.
    • Multi-website/Multi-language content management system
    • Uploaded experiences moderation & reporting system
    • Akamai caching system integration

    • Scope the project requirements with all business stake holders
    • Plan the project architecture and build the solution
    • Provide technical support

  • Australian Wine Club (Development)

    Project Description
    • Create a new digital branding supported by an end-to-end eCommerce solution to manage the importing and distribution of wine in Europe
    • Multi-website/Multi-language content management system
    • Product inventory management system
    • Customers & orders management system
    • Warehouse management system
    • Integration with various 3rd party providers: Schenker (warehousing), Klarna (credit auditor), distribution

    • Scope the project requirements with all business stake holders
    • Plan the project architecture and build the solution
    • Provide technical support


  • Languages

    HTML5, JavaScript, Sass, PHP, Less, CSS3, ECMAScript (ES6)
  • Frameworks

    Laravel 5, Laravel, Codeception, PHPUnit, Bootstrap 3, Homestead, Selenium, Yii 2, Angular, Zend Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery UI, Google API, Slack API, Twitter API, Facebook API, PayPal API, Stripe API, Vue.js, PhpSpec, jQuery, Doctrine, React, Pusher, Puppet.js, Redis Queue, NServiceBus, Node.js
  • Tools

    Nginx, Apache, Git, Composer, Behat, Codeship, Jenkins, Vagrant, GitHub, Adobe Photoshop, NPM, AWS SQS, RabbitMQ, Ansible, Chef, Bamboo
  • Paradigms

    Microservices, Continuous Integration (CI), Test-driven Development (TDD), Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Continuous Deployment, Agile Software Development, Event Sourcing, CQRS, Domain-driven Development, Responsive, SOLID Principles, Event Storming
  • Platforms

    DigitalOcean, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Docker, Drupal
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, MariaDB, MySQL, NoSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcached, PostgreSQL, AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB
  • Other

    Full-stack, APIs, Payment Gateways, eCommerce, PCI DSS, SSO, Single-page Applications (SPA)


  • Bachelor's degree in Economics Informatics
    2004 - 2009
    Academy of Economic Science of Bucharest, The Faculty of Economics, Cybernetics, Statistics and Informatics - Romania
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