Nicolae Racovita, Software Developer in La Prairie, QC, Canada
Nicolae Racovita

Software Developer in La Prairie, QC, Canada

Member since February 2, 2016
Broad knowledge engenders the best solutions; this is the reason why Nicolae focuses on multiple fields, from design to front-end technologies, economy, and communications. He specializes in JavaScript applications, and he makes them flawless for the user, well tested, and easy to maintain for developers.
Nicolae is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

La Prairie, QC, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac OS, WebStorm, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was a search application built in Angular and Elasticsearch. We achieved incredible load times. Simple and elegant UI, 100% unit tested.

Employment

  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Morgan Stanley
    • Build an application used for banks to transfer money. Created unit tests and Protractor tests, following specs and business requirements.
    • Built Angular 2 components.
    • Managed the team of front-end developers.
    • Designed the user experience.
    • Optimized business requirements.
    • Reduced cost of development by improving/simplifying the UX, adding code check analysis.
    • Configured build tools.
    Technologies: Angular 2, HTML, CSS
  • UI Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Scripps Networks
    • Created the base structure for the UI application, including unit tests, navigation, and E2E tests.
    • Participated in POC and design studios.
    • Configured the Jenkins pipeline for CICD processes.
    • Managed the Apache configuration for best performance and security.
    • Optimized Kendo and Angular performance.
    Technologies: Angular, Bootstrap, Jasmine, Protractor
  • Software Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Adrizer (via Toptal)
    • Developed software.
    • Conducted unit tests.
    • Provided E2E testing with Protractor.
    Technologies: AngularJS 1.5, Material UI
  • UI Developer

    2014 - 2016
    Scripps Networks
    • Built and maintained an internal UI framework.
    • Proposed and implemented POC for best user experience.
    • Created and disseminated the end-to-end testing using protractor.
    • Created UI screens optimized for user time.
    • Configured and maintained Eslint and Sonar.
    • Maintained Apache config and Jenkins pipelines.
    Technologies: Angular, Karma, Bootstrap, Kendo, Protractor
  • UI Developer

    2012 - 2014
    Contract
    • Used Backbone to build business applications.
    • Created charts with D3.js.
    • Migrated applications from IE to cross-browser.
    • Optimized JavaScript functionality.
    • Created web pages based on designers' wireframes.
    Technologies: Backbone, D3, jQuery, Sencha

Experience

  • Media Search Application (Other amazing things)

    AngularJS single page application, optimized for user flow — saves time.

  • Jenkins Pipeline Configurator (Other amazing things)

    Pipeline for CICD processes, built with Groovy and workflow plugins: builds projects, runs sonar, publishes unit test reports, and deploys and then runs end to end tests. Also sends detailed email messages on failure.

  • Apache Configurator (Other amazing things)

    Configures Apache for the project, by using MMap for storing files in memory, setting proper headers for security, and redirecting to HTTPS. Also sets the correct behavior for single page application HTML5 push states.

  • Busy Indicator (Other amazing things)

    Smart busy indicator for AngularJS: hides the HTML till data is available, fades in when ready. Starts the spinner after 1 second for best experience (based on the book Designing Time)

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, C#
  • Frameworks

    Angular, Bootstrap, AngularJS, Kendo UI
  • Libraries/APIs

    React Redux, jQuery, Backbone.js, React, Node.js, D3.js
  • Tools

    Nginx, Apache, Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Atom, WebStorm
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Blockchain, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Web
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Informatics
    2002 - 2006
    State University of Moldova - Republic of Moldova

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