Piyush Dankhra, Developer in Surat, Gujarat, India
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Piyush Dankhra

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Magento Developer

Location
Surat, Gujarat, India
Toptal Member Since
April 27, 2022

Piyush is a Magento Certified Expert with 10+ years of experience and a member of the Magento front-end developer exam creation team. He has an extensive background in the Magento Enterprise Edition, including setting up B2B features, hosting, and developing extensions, themes, and PWA. With hands-on experience on projects ranging from fashion to jewelry, auto parts, cosmetics, and manufacturing, Piyush is proficient in managing extensions developed on the Magento marketplace.

Portfolio

Magediary
Magento, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, Less, PhpStorm, React, Gatsby, XML...
Das Information Technology Company
Magento, Magento Modules, Full-stack Development, PHP...
Aureate Labs
Magento, PhpStorm, LEMP, Jira, Trello, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Grunt...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Git, Linux, Jira, Slack

The most amazing...

...product I’ve built is a website using Magento Enterprise Edition which includes almost all B2B features and a progressive web app (PWA).

Work Experience

Developer

2020 - PRESENT
Magediary
  • Became a member of the Adobe Commerce Front-end Developer Exam creation team. Earned the Adobe Subject Matter Expert - Adobe Commerce Front-End Developer badge.
  • Created themes based on Hyva. Extended the default Hyva theme, added the custom functionality, and converted the 3rd-party extension to the Hyva compatibility modules.
  • Built and published extensions on the Magento marketplace and company website. Implemented GraphQL and REST API support for the extensions. Created the extension marketplace website in Magento.
  • Provided support to Magento 2 Open Source and Adobe Commerce projects. Fixed bugs, resolved errors, reviewed, and deployed code to the server.
  • Applied security patches and updated projects to the Magento 2 version.
  • Installed and made cosmetic changes to a theme and redesigned the existing one.
  • Developed a CLI command to generate missing catalog URLs for the Magento store.
  • Implemented the B2B quote feature for a PWA Studio project, developed GraphQL endpoints, and worked on PWA Studio to support several projects.
  • Built a personal website using the Gatsby framework to post blogs related to Magento and PWA Studio.
  • Achieved two Adobe Certified Expert certifications: Adobe Commerce Developer and Adobe Commerce Front-end Developer.
Technologies: Magento, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, Less, PhpStorm, React, Gatsby, XML, GraphQL, REST APIs, jQuery, Grunt, LEMP, PWA, SCSS, Jira, B2B, B2B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), Magento Enterprise, Magento Modules, Magento Extension Development, Figma, Tailwind CSS, Marketplaces, eCommerce, Unirgy, Hyva Themes, Alpine.js, GitHub, Bitbucket, Trello, Slack, Magento Cloud, Asana, Full-stack, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Full-stack Development, Git, Magento 2, Magento API, Front-end, Sass, User Interface (UI), Magento Community Edition

Senior Certified Magento Developer

2022 - 2023
Das Information Technology Company
  • Conducted a code audit and restructured the Magento theme code in adherence with Magento's coding standards.
  • Devised a technical plan for integrating product, order, and inventory APIs with 3rd-party services.
  • Produced sequence diagrams to illustrate the flow of API integration.
  • Reviewed pull requests and provided constructive feedback to maintain coding standards and improve code quality.
Technologies: Magento, Magento Modules, Full-stack Development, PHP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), API Integration, Magento 2, Magento API, Magento Extension Development, CSS, HTML, Git, Jira, MySQL, DevOps, Full-stack, Kanban, GitHub, PhpStorm, UML Diagrams, JavaScript, REST APIs, Slack, Magento Community Edition, Audits

Project Manager | Team Lead

2019 - 2021
Aureate Labs
  • Developed a Magento 2 B2B website including company account, shared catalog, company and customer credit, B2B quotes, return merchandise authorization (RMA), requisition lists, and customer segment features.
  • Provided support to a Magento 2 Commerce Cloud project related to the pets products industry.
  • Fixed bugs, resolved errors, and reviewed and deployed code to the Magento Cloud.
  • Worked in an agile software development team, working closely with the developers, designers, and contributors.
  • Managed websites on Amazon AWS EC2, GCP, Droplet, UKFast.Net, Sonassi, Nexcess, and MageMojo hosting providers and configured the Cloudflare for the content delivery network (CDN).
  • Set the Magento code audit report strategy and optimized the existing website.
  • Installed the security patches and updated the Magento version.
  • Created the plan and architecture for the multi-stores website.
  • Achieved the Adobe Certified Expert – Adobe Commerce Business Practitioner certification.
  • Scheduled interviews, managed a team of Magento developers, and helped them become certified.
Technologies: Magento, PhpStorm, LEMP, Jira, Trello, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Grunt, Magento Enterprise, Magento Modules, B2B, eCommerce, GitHub, Bitbucket, CSS, Slack, Magento Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Full-stack Development, Full-stack, Git, Magento 2, REST APIs, Magento API, Magento Community Edition, Audits

Senior Developer

2017 - 2021
Aureate Labs
  • Achieved the certifications: Magento Developer Plus, Magento Front End Developer, and Magento Solution Specialist.
  • Developed the Authorize.Net CIM payment method to enable recurring payments for lancerskincare.com.
  • Assisted in the migration from Magento 1 to Magento 2.
  • Provided support to the Magento projects, designing and developing custom modules to meet business and marketing needs.
  • Installed and enhanced many third-party Magento extensions.
  • Crafted Magento 2 open source modules such as login-as-customer, admin activity, cron scheduler, enhanced simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP), customer password, and inventory log and hosted them on the Magento marketplace.
  • Contributed to Magento 2 back and front end DevDocs by creating pull requests (PRs) to the Magento repository.
  • Trained freshers in PHP and Magento framework projects.
  • Created a test project for live data sync using WebSocket.
Technologies: Magento, PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, XML, MySQL, jQuery, LAMP, eCommerce, GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira, PhpStorm, Slack, Magento Cloud, Full-stack, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Full-stack Development, Git, Magento 2, REST APIs, GraphQL, Magento Modules, Magento API, Front-end, Sass, User Interface (UI), Magento Community Edition, Audits

Research Analyst

2017 - 2018
Botgento
  • Designed use case and sequence flow diagrams for the Facebook Messenger Chatbot.
  • Prepared the data structure for catalog, order shipment, and wishlist notifications.
  • Planned the chatbot to work based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
  • Developed technical architecture for Magento 1 and Magento 2 chatbot extensions.
  • Provided support and assisted in installing the modules on merchant websites.
Technologies: UML Diagrams, MySQL, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Magento, APIs, Facebook API, eCommerce, GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira, PhpStorm, Slack, Git

Research Analyst

2016 - 2017
Frontuser
  • Created the operation flow for the customized smart popup and personalized web push notification.
  • Designed the technical plan for the Magento 1 and Magento 2 extensions.
  • Took part in the analysis team and designed and worked with the development team.
Technologies: UML Diagrams, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, eCommerce, GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira, PhpStorm, Slack, Git

Web Developer

2012 - 2016
Aureate Labs
  • Provided support to the Magento projects' back-end and front-end solutions.
  • Implemented themes from PSD templates to Magento, including home page, PDP, PLP, checkout, cart, and my account.
  • Developed a multi-store website for the rugs industry.
  • Imported a large-scale catalog and built a script to export custom order data to XML and feed data to the external system.
  • Installed the theme and performed the cosmetic changes on several WordPress projects.
  • Developed the time logging project for the internal company purpose in PHP.
Technologies: Magento, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, WordPress, LAMP, eCommerce, GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira, PhpStorm, MongoDB, Slack, Full-stack, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Full-stack Development, Git, Magento Modules, Front-end, Magento Community Edition

Das Information Technology Company

https://app.bayn.sa/
A B2B company that has developed an application for delivering and shipping products. They also integrate with different platforms like Magento and Shopify, allowing merchants to publish their products and manage shipping processes seamlessly.

ROLE
• Senior Certified Magento Developer
• Conducted a comprehensive code audit and optimized the Magento theme code to align with Magento's coding standards.
• Strategized and implemented a technical blueprint for integrating product, order, and inventory APIs with 3rd-party services.
• Created detailed sequence diagrams to represent the flow of API integration visually.
• Reviewed pull requests and offered valuable feedback to uphold coding standards and enhance overall code quality.

Lancer Skincare

https://www.lancerskincare.com/
Lancer Skincare is a prestigious beauty brand located on Rodeo Drive in the heart of Beverly Hills, California. The company develops and markets high-performance skincare solutions.

ROLE
• Full-stack developer

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Upgraded the Magento platform from the Community to the Enterprise edition.
• Optimized code for better performance.
• Developed and implemented the Authorizet.net CIM payment method from scratch for recurring orders.
• Developed custom modules and managed support.
• Designed CMS pages.
• Posted the magazine covers on the website every month.

Jollyes | Website

https://www.jollyes.co.uk/
Jollyes was founded in 1971 by establishing its 1st store in Enfield to offer premium pet products and the best services and advice to pet lovers. For five decades, Jollyes has grown into one of the largest chains of pet superstores, with over 70 physical stores across the United Kingdom and an eCommerce store.

ROLE
• Developer and team lead

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Updated the existing front-end design for a better user experience.
• Performed code audit.
• Installed extensions.
• Deployed tasks on the Magento cloud and followed up on support tickets on the Magento support portal.
• Downgraded the Magento edition from Enterprise to Community.
• Switched the hosting from Magento Cloud to Sonassi web hosting provider.

Studs and Spikes | Website

https://www.studsandspikes.com/
Studs and Spikes supplies high-quality craft studs and spikes to the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Solved rewrite conflicts, core file changes, and code pool override.
• Fixed error log report and performed code audit.
• Removed unnecessary extensions.
• Updated 1-step checkout extension.
• Performed cosmetic changes.

Inkjet | Website

https://www.inkjet.ie/
Ireland's first and best compatible inkjet printer and laser cartridge supplier.

ROLE
• Full-stack developer

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Implemented the compatible printers' suggestion.
• Updated the inventory handling flow.
• Added a custom discount on the purchase of a multi-color cartridge.
• Redesigned the 1-step checkout.
• Performed cosmetic changes.

iTechDeals | Website

An online store to find deals on computers, smartphones, tablets, and accessories.

ROLE
• Full-stack developer

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Updated the Magento version.
• Developed custom modules.
• Handled custom order and sales profit reports.
• Set sales prediction alerts based on past order data.
• Implemented the home page slider based on deals.
• Managed support.

World Class Vanilla Co. | Website

https://worldclassvanilla.com/
The worldclassvanilla.com sells vanilla extract and vanilla beans online.

Role: Full-stack developer
• Applied security patches.
• Integrated WordPress blogs in Magento using an extension and updated the front layout of the blog list and view pages.
• Updated the product view page.
• Performed cosmetic changes.

Brosch | B2B Website

Brosch Direct supplies a wide range of disposable protective wear and personal protective equipment (PPE) for all workplace safety needs.

Served as team lead and handled part of the website back- and front-end development.
• Created a theme from scratch based on Luma.
• Integrated B2B features, including company account, shared catalog, company and customer credit, requisition lists, B2B quote, customer segment, and shared wishlist.
• Customized pricing for bulk purchases.
• Showed product labels and designed CMS pages and FAQs.
• Added the Tawk.to live chat widget.
• Implemented the print catalog extension to download PDF from PDP.
• Created forms for credit applications, orders, and returns.
• Managed a feature to automatically hide empty categories on the front end.
• Handled a feature that enables the offer of free items based on predefined conditions.
• Customized mega menu and advanced search.
• Integrated WordPress blogs.
• Added product training materials and video.
• Implemented address lookup to fill the address forms automatically and an API to get the customer credit score.

Toptal React Accelerator

The Toptal React Accelerator is an exclusive learning program that educates JavaScript developers in React, Next.js, Redux, and GraphQL. This two-month program consists of rigorous learning exercises, hands-on activities, a stringent evaluation process, comprehensive learning assessments, and building an invoice management system. Within this invoicing application, users can track invoices, clients, and company information.
2009 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering

Gujarat Technological University - Gujarat, India

OCTOBER 2022 - PRESENT

Toptal React Accelerator Graduate

Toptal, LLC

JANUARY 2022 - PRESENT

Adobe Certified Expert - Adobe Commerce Developer

Adobe

NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Adobe Subject Matter Expert - Adobe Commerce Front-End Developer

Adobe

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

Adobe Certified Expert - Adobe Commerce Front-End Developer

Adobe

NOVEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

Adobe Certified Expert - Adobe Commerce Business Practitioner

Adobe

FEBRUARY 2018 - PRESENT

Magento Solution Specialist

Magento

JANUARY 2018 - PRESENT

Magento Front-End Developer

Magento

SEPTEMBER 2017 - PRESENT

Magento Developer Plus

Magento

Libraries/APIs

React, jQuery, REST APIs, Facebook API

Tools

Git, PhpStorm, GitHub, Bitbucket, Magento Modules, Jira, Trello, Asana, Adobe Photoshop, Slack, Grunt, Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Amazon CloudFront CDN

Frameworks

Tailwind CSS, Alpine.js, Next.js, Knockout (Knockout.js)

Languages

PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, GraphQL, XML, HTML5, Sass, Less, SCSS

Paradigms

B2B, B2B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), Agile, Kanban, Scrum, Hosting, DevOps

Platforms

Magento, Magento Extension Development, Magento 1, Magento 2, Magento Enterprise, Magento API, LAMP, Magento Community Edition, Linux, LEMP, WordPress, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2

Storage

MySQL, MongoDB

Other

Magento PWA Studio, APIs, Hyva Themes, eCommerce, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, API Integration, Front-end, User Interface (UI), Audits, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Marketplaces, B2B Product Management, Magento Cloud, Gatsby, PWA, Payment APIs, Optimization, Unirgy, UML Diagrams, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), WebSockets, Webhooks

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