Radoslav Paľa, Developer in Košice, Košice Region, Slovakia
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Radoslav Paľa

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Software Developer

Location
Košice, Košice Region, Slovakia
Toptal Member Since
September 30, 2021

Radoslav has been developing web applications since high school and worked as a freelancer in small companies and big corporations. He's passionate about clean, scalable code and solutions that fit client requirements. Radoslav prefers to spend his free time discovering interesting restaurants, reading books, and self-education.

Portfolio

PALA Ltd.
TypeScript, JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, Google Cloud...
Toptal
API Platforms, PHP, Flutter, React, Symphony, Architecture, Docker, TypeScript...
Zizzy
PHP 8, PHP, Symfony 5, Symfony, API Platforms, Doctrine, Docker, Firebase...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, MacOS, Docker, Laravel, Symfony, PHP

The most amazing...

...experience was leading a team in building a platform for startups, focusing on manufacturing workflows and multi-channel eCommerce, from inception to launch.

Work Experience

Senior Full-stack Developer

2023 - PRESENT
PALA Ltd.
  • Developed an eCommerce platform with an application for customers, business partners, ERP, and administration with complex reporting and an advanced manufacturing workflow.
  • Bootstrapped an MVP (UI/UX, front end, back end, and DevOps) with integration for Instagram Business Graph API in less than six weeks.
  • Launched SaaS for a digital menu and an at-place ordering system with QR codes.
Technologies: TypeScript, JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, Google Cloud, PHP, React, Flutter, Next.js, Design Systems, SQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Laravel, GraphQL, CSS3, Apollo Client, Express.js, Webpack, Dashboards, Jira REST API, Stripe, Strapi, eCommerce, API Integration, Web3, PHPUnit, Figma, Front-end Development, Data Modeling

Senior Software Engineer

2021 - PRESENT
Toptal
  • Developed a mobile application from scratch, including UI/UX, implementing business requirements, architecture, domain design, back end (RESTFUL API), real-time database (Firebase, Firestore), and Flutter with Android/iOS specific components.
  • Took over a medium project with SSR in old PHP and Symfony and migrated to newest version in 3 weeks. Analyzed and identified the most critical parts and bugs and fixed it.
  • Used project management tools—Jira, GitHub, Confluence.
Technologies: API Platforms, PHP, Flutter, React, Symphony, Architecture, Docker, TypeScript, JavaScript, Design Patterns, Unit Testing, Amazon Web Services (AWS), APIs, Tailwind CSS, Full-stack, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Webflow, CI/CD Pipelines, Node.js, Prisma, API Development, Design Systems, SQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Laravel, GraphQL, CSS3, Apollo Client, Express.js, Webpack, Dashboards, Jira REST API, Stripe, Strapi, eCommerce, API Integration, Front-end Development, Data Modeling

Scrum Master | Senior PHP Developer

2020 - 2021
Zizzy
  • Grew a small MVP in Nette Framework to a robust solution, which enabled the company to manage a large number of clients thanks to a simple UI, implemented processes, and automation in profit calculation.
  • Developed REST API back-end application with a complex security layer for accessing data, client mobile application, and three standalone front-end applications, including a client portal, manager application, and administration system.
  • Bootstrapped department from zero to 15 employees, launched two projects, Zizzy Dashboard and Zizzy Analytics, and implemented workflow processes.
Technologies: PHP 8, PHP, Symfony 5, Symfony, API Platforms, Doctrine, Docker, Firebase, PostgreSQL, Flutter, Git, Symphony, Architecture, React, TypeScript, JavaScript, APIs, Full-stack, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), CI/CD Pipelines, API Development, Design Systems, SQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CSS3, Express.js, Jira REST API, Stripe, API Integration, Front-end Development, Data Modeling

PHP Developer

2016 - 2019
Self-employed
  • Developed solutions for SMB, mostly internal systems, including a universal system for outsourced telesales departments and a CRM system for a freight forwarding and transportation company.
  • Programmed small websites using WordPress with custom modules and themes; held consultations for new and regular clients.
  • Designed websites, user interfaces, logos, and marketing materials. Managed local marketing campaigns online on Facebook and Google.
Technologies: PHP, WordPress, HTML, CSS, MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Flutter, Symfony, Laravel, iOS, Git, Symphony, PHP 7, Zend Framework, Architecture, Docker, TypeScript, JavaScript, jQuery, APIs, Full-stack, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), CI/CD Pipelines, Vue, API Development, SQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CSS3, CodeIgniter, Front-end Development, Data Modeling

PHP Web Developer

2013 - 2014
salesXp Slovakia, s.r.o.
  • Developed portals based on TYPO3 systems such as Volksbank Investments and the Czech website of the Raiffeisen Bank (investice.rb.cz).
  • Created custom modules in the Yii framework for TYPO3 CMS.
  • Connected to API services providing stock market data.
Technologies: PHP, Yii, TYPO3, Symfony, Git, PHP 7, Zend Framework, JavaScript, APIs, API Development, SQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CSS3, CodeIgniter, Front-end Development

Web Builder

2011 - 2012
IBM
  • Managed the development, implementation, and functionality of web pages ibm.com for the company's European branches.
  • Built the product and landing web pages for local branches in Europe.
  • Learned a lot about workflow processes and KPI metrics in big corporates, as this was my first job.
Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, CodeIgniter, Front-end Development

Multi-channel Platform for Mouthguard Manufacturer

https://mouthguardclub.com
Transform the old basic e-shop to a new platform, where there will be specialized areas (applications) for consumers, business partners, administration (advanced order system with manufacturing workflows), and affiliates.

Output:
• Website: https://mouthguardclub.com, https://partners.mouthguardclub.com
• Customer (Member): portal: https://member.mouthguardclub.com/onboarding
• Partner portal: https://partner.mouthguardclub.com
• Administration with manufacture workflow: https://admin.mouthguardclub.com/
• Mouthguard designer: https://designer.mouthguardclub.com/
• REST API with Swagger documentation (not public)

AI Application for Social Media Insights

https://viralstency.com
Viralstency is a revolutionary content discovery platform designed to empower users to explore, organize, and engage with their favorite creators' content effortlessly. With a seamless interface and powerful features, Viralstency redefines the way users discover and interact with content on Instagram.

Output:
• Website—https://viralstency.com/—with dynamic content from headless CMS and pre-rendered thanks to Next.js.
• Application (https://app.viralstency.com/) where users can see insights of other creators.

Digital Order Menu

https://kamarero.com/
Kamarero turns tables faster and keeps customers happy with an easy-to-use digital menu and ordering system. Perfect for any restaurant or bar looking to modernize their service with efficiency and ease.

Zizzy Dashboard

Within one year, The project accelerated from a small MVP in Nette Framework to a robust solution with my team, enabling the company to manage a large number of clients thanks to simple UI, implemented processes, and automation in profit calculation.

Cooperated on the creation of REST API back-end application with complex security layer for accessing data, client mobile application, and three standalone front-end applications:

• Client portal – Web and mobile application.
• Manager application.
• Administration and back office.

UNIVERSO | Customer Center

Developed a custom solution from scratch after the client gave us instructions and connected three call centers to this solution. The most important part was understanding and correcting the implementation of whole workflow processes for the agent, team leader, and manager, which was achieved. Currently, the system is used by more than 300 employees every day as the primary tool for their work.

Features and modules:
• Telesales campaigns for agents with auto-assign, reports (sales, performance, KPI, sales targets), call-script module, internal wiki, ticketing system, calendar (meetings, rescheduled calls), direct mailing, knowledge testing module, questionnaires for calls, and PDF creator for offers.
• All features have management, administration, and report modules.
OCTOBER 2020 - PRESENT

Learn Symfony 5

SymfonyCasts

JULY 2019 - PRESENT

Flutter & Dart - The Complete Guide

Udemy

JANUARY 2019 - PRESENT

Advanced PHP Developer

StartupJobs

SEPTEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

Flutter & Firebase: Build a Complete App for iOS & Android

Udemy

Libraries/APIs

Stripe, REST APIs, React, Node.js, API Development, Apollo Client, Jira REST API, Doctrine, jQuery, Doctrine 2, Vue, Instagram API, Three.js

Tools

Webpack, Git, Prisma, Figma, RabbitMQ, Asterisk, Amazon Simple Email Service (SES), Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)

Frameworks

Symfony, Laravel, Next.js, Flutter, Bootstrap 3, Tailwind CSS, Express.js, CodeIgniter, PHPUnit, Angular, Symfony 5, Nette, Yii, TYPO3, Bootstrap, Zend Framework, Redux, Swagger

Languages

PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, HTML5, PHP 7, TypeScript, SQL, GraphQL, CSS3, Dart, PHP 8

Paradigms

Design Patterns, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Unit Testing, Agile Project Management

Platforms

Docker, iOS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Firebase, WordPress, Linux, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Webflow, DigitalOcean, Amazon EC2, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Azure

Storage

PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, MongoDB, Google Cloud, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)

Other

Symphony, Architecture, APIs, Full-stack, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), CI/CD Pipelines, Design Systems, Dashboards, API Integration, Web3, Front-end Development, Strapi, eCommerce, Data Modeling, API Platforms, Cryptocurrency, User Interface (UI), Amazon RDS, Revolut Merchant API

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