Sandor Czettner, Software Developer in Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sandor Czettner

Software Developer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Member since March 16, 2018
Sandor is a senior PHP developer with over a decade of in-depth experience. He possesses expert knowledge in Magento and of both back-end and front-end frameworks like Laravel, Symfony, Zend. Knockout.js, Backbone.js, and Mustache. Sandor joined Toptal in order to find remote work and the opportunity to work with people who mirror his values of professionalism, attention to detail, efficiency, and are driven by performance.
Sandor is now available for hire




Glasgow, United Kingdom



Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Git, Percona, MySQL, NGINX, Apache, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I’ve implemented was an Hitachi PaybyFinance Magento integration for Magento 1 and Magento 2.


  • Lead Software Developer

    2015 - 2018
    • Led the team in PaybyFinance integration for Magento 1 and Magento 2.
    • Worked with UI components.
    • Built automated tests using Behat and PHPUnit (MTF).
    Technologies: Microsoft Azure, Magento 2, Magento 1
  • Software Developer

    2011 - 2015
    • Implemented cloud hosting on AWS and with Docker.
    • Was certified as a Magento certified developer; further details concerning my work with Magento can be found in my portfolio.
    • Worked as a Magento solution architect and front-end developer.
    Technologies: Drupal, Magento, PHP
  • Magento Developer

    2011 - 2011
    Rockforth Kft
    • Developed with Magento; further details about my work with Magento can be found in my portfolio.
    • Implemented a sound sample extension for Magento.
    Technologies: Drupal, Magento
  • Software Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Ringnet Holding
    • Built the election results' visuals for a TV station based on an XML feed provided by the government.
    • Developed and customized Magento websites.
    • Built intranet systems to help order processing and account management.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), PHP, C++
  • Software Developer

    2009 - 2010
    Kodak Media
    • Implemented an eCommerce customization for the site in Magento.
    • Supported order processing software and Magento development.
    Technologies: Drupal, Magento


  • PaybyFinance for Magento 1

    Starting from the ground up, I led the team that handled the integration of PaybyFinance to Magento 1.

  • PaybyFinance for Magento 2

    From the very beginning, I led the team that integrated PaybyFinance to Magento 2. I handled the entire process from including the UI components and the automated tests with Behat and PHPUnit (MTF).

  • Cotswold Design

    I managed the responsive design and custom development for B2B retailer store in Magento 1. The design uses Sass and Gulp for build processes and is deployed using Capistrano.

  • Jewelry Site | Customizations in the Look and SEO

    I implemented the customization to change this site's look and feel and also to improve their search engine optimization (SEO).

    It was a nice experience to arrive home and immediately see a huge billboard showing the logo of a client I that worked for. I'm looking forward to helping many other clients to achieve the same results.

  • Kodak Media CIB Bank Gateway

    I implemented a payment gateway to Magento using CIB Bank's gateway.

  • Telecommunication | ERP Integration

    I integrated a wholesale eCommerce store with the client's in-house ERP system via a SOAP API. This included order processing, stock management, custom prices, and payment on account.

  • Sea Freight Industry

    I integrated an eCommerce store with a home-brew ERP system that included eBook downloads and license keys, orders, and stock synchronization.

  • Car-parts Warehouse

    I fixed the issues on a website after the previous development team had abandoned the project. The performance of the store increased tenfold and the template was cleaned up. In this project, Sass was introduced, and Git was used for clean deployments (Capistrano).

  • Let'sTalkGroup

    Let’sTalkGroup is a leading organizer of international seminars, courses, and events including high-profile in-company training and consulting services.

    My role in 2009 was as a Drupal developer working singlehandedly on this project. This included handling the PSD designs, writing detailed requirement specifications as well as communicating with the client.

    The site is still being used in it's original form.

  • Magento Certifications

    • 2012 Magento Developer Certificate
    • 2013 Magento Front-end Developer Certificate
    • 2014 Magento Solution Specialist
    • 2015 Magento Developer Plus


  • Languages

    PHP 7, Ruby, PHP 5, Less, Sass, PHP, C++, C#
  • Frameworks

    Zend Framework, Knockout (Knockout.js), Laravel, Symfony 4, Symfony 2, Ruby on Rails (RoR), PHPUnit
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Underscore.js, Mustache, React, Backbone.js
  • Tools

    Google Analytics, Vim Text Editor, Jira, RabbitMQ, Sublime Text 3, Git, Behat, NGINX, Apache, PhpStorm
  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    Magento, Magento 2, Magento Enterprise, Magento 1, Magento Extension Development, Drupal, Linux, Percona, Kubernetes, Android
  • Storage

    MySQL, Redis, Memcached, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle SQL
  • Other

    APIs, Microsoft Azure, PWA, Progressive Web Applications (PWA)


  • Incomplete Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
    2007 - 2010
    Óbuda University - Budapest, Hungary
  • Diploma in Business And Information Technoogy
    2003 - 2007
    Kutvolgyi High School of Business And Information Technoogy - Budapest, Hungary

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