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Paul Grigoruta, Software Architecture Developer in Constanța, Constanța County, Romania
Paul Grigoruta

Software Architecture Developer in Constanța, Constanța County, Romania

Member since March 20, 2016
Paul has over a decade of experience working in PHP and has developed a considerable amount using the Laravel framework for custom projects, with Magento for eCommerce, and using NetSuite as the ERP platform of choice. While he has worked with bigger brands such as Coach, McLaren, and Bulletproof, Paul considers himself to have a startup mentality. He is also experienced in client-facing projects and explaining technology in simple terms.
Paul is now available for hire



  • Magento, 11 years
  • PHP, 10 years
  • MySQL, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • Software Architecture, 5 years
  • Project Management, 5 years
  • NetSuite, 3 years
  • Magento 2, 3 years
Constanța, Constanța County, Romania



Preferred Environment

macOS, Apache, PHP, PhpStorm, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've done was a deep integration with NetSuite. It was so good that it became a flagship product for my company.


  • Web Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Working with companies like Partners Healthcare & Massachusetts General Hospital in streamlining the donation processes.
    • Developed WordPress, Vue.js, and Magento 2 projects.
    Technologies: Magento 2, WordPress, Vue.js
  • Solutions Architect

    2018 - 2018
    Classy Llama
    • Helped translate business needs into software solutions for various eCommerce companies both big and small.
    Technologies: Magento 2
  • Head of Solutions, Engineering

    2012 - 2018
    Rocket Web, Inc.
    • Directly contributed to key projects as a technical architect.
    • Helped with sales engineering, gave them all the needed technical information to come up with realistic and fair proposals to prospects.
    • Centralized artifacts (documents, code, methodologies, and more) from specific projects and to make sure that they are incorporated in our base development strategy, enabling the company to get better with each project.
    • Conducted technical interviews.
    • Acted as a mentor/adviser for technical roles.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Magento
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2012
    • Joined Optaros as a Drupal expert, but it quickly became obvious that Magento was the main focus of the company at the time. I took the challenge of learning Magento and became good at it.
    • Became the lead of the engineering team, shaping the core product's roadmap.
    • Liaised with various stakeholders in negotiating the best solutions that were cost-effective, fit business requirements, and made sense technically.
    • Became the first certified Magento developer in the company and in the country.
    • Kept up to date with all eCommerce trends.
    • Tackled the hardest platform challenges to facilitate the implementation of client projects.
    • Joined client-project teams to help with hard problems, for mentoring, or simply as an extra resource.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Drupal, Magento
  • Web Developer

    2007 - 2010
    Axello Communications
    • Joined Axello when it just launched site, a B2B marketplace that became the biggest name in its niche and one of the biggest sites in Romania.
    • Solved performance issues.
    • Listened to user feedback and changed the product roadmap on the go.
    • Built the right tools to allow data-driven decisions.
    • Built one of the biggest innovations in the project: building a relevant search using technologies that at the time were not mature enough.
    • Developed continuously solutions that eased the manual processes of all the employees to optimize the cost of operating the website.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Apache


  • | Magento 2 Website (Development)

    For this project, I built this website along with developing customized features including imports, an Apple Pay implementation, and a number of upgrades. We also optimized the code and infrastructure to support over 150 orders per minute.

  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Development)

    I built and maintained WordPress features and implemented various Vue.js apps and integrated them with WordPress via REST APIs.

  • Apple Pay Magento 2 Extension (Development)

    I implemented Apple Pay as a Magento 2 extension using Authorize.Net as a processor. It handles authorizations, captures, voids, and refunds (fully or partially).

  • NetSuite Connector for Magento (Development)

    I implemented a NetSuite connector for Magento.

    • It can synchronize orders, invoices, products, stocks, shipments, and customers.
    • It's queue-based so performance is not affected by NetSuite downtime.
    • It's stable so any error will remain in the queue for manual review.
    • It's fully customizable via admin settings or code.
    • It's been implemented successfully for more than ten retailers.
    • It's able to handle more than 10,000 orders per day.

  • Eyebobs (Development)

    A Magento 2 website with a NetSuite integration and customizations.

  • Amazon Tool to Analyze Product-selling Opportunities (Development)

    I developed a tool that allows uploading a list of product UPCs and automatically calculates the profit margins for selling them through Amazon, with or without Amazon fulfillment.

    Technologies Laravel, AWS, MWS API, Product Advertising API

  • Amazon Fulfillment Warehouse Integration (Development)

    I helped a client with more than 5,000 orders per day to automate the fulfillment process.

    • Implemented an Amazon MWS integration to pull orders, push order status changes back to Amazon, and sync up the stock.
    • Developed a NetSuite integration to keep stocks and financial data up to date.
    • Integrated a warehouse via an API to send orders for fulfillment orders.
    • Automated the returns, cancellations, purchases, and all other flows to have the system work without manual intervention.
    • Built the systems on Laravel.

  • Bulletproof (Development)

    • Created a custom loyalty (reward points) program.
    • Built a custom theme.
    • Integrated the ERP (NetSuite).
    • Created a subscription (recurrent payments) module.
    • Installed, configured, and tweaked community extensions.
    • Built various custom features.
    • Performed server tweaking.

  • Braintree Payment Gateway Extension (Development)

    I led the team that implemented the Braintree Magento extension.

    • Created the documentation, flow diagrams, and specs for every feature.
    • Developed automated tests.
    • Ensured PCI compliance.
    • Conducted security code reviews.


  • Languages

    PHP, HTML, JavaScript
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Design Patterns
  • Platforms

    Magento, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Drupal, Magento 2, WordPress
  • Other

    Software Architecture, Project Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), NetSuite
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Nuxt.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    Amazon MWS, Amazon Product Advertising API, Vue.js, jQuery, Vue.js 2
  • Tools

    Apache, PhpStorm, Git
  • Storage

    MySQL, Memcached, Redis


  • Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer in Magento
    2018 - 2018
    Magento U - Online
  • Participated in NetSuite Consultant Bootcamp
    2016 - 2016
    NetSuite - Chicago, IL, USA
  • Magento Solution Specialist Certification in Magento
    2016 - 2016
    Magento U - Online
  • Magento Developer Plus Certification in Magento
    2012 - 2012
    Magento U - Online
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2002 - 2006
    Ovidius University - Constanta, Romania
  • New Relic Certified Performance Pro
    AUGUST 2019 - AUGUST 2021
    New Relic
  • Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
  • Magento Solution Specialist
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