Tai Poh Nean, Web Development Developer in Skudai Johor, Malaysia
Tai Poh Nean

Web Development Developer in Skudai Johor, Malaysia

Member since February 15, 2021
Tai is a full-stack web developer with 10+ years of experience managing software teams and building enterprise web applications. As the CTO of a prop-tech startup, he's led a team of engineers to develop PropSage — a real-estate agency back-office platform used by over 100 real estate agencies in Singapore, including ERA and Century 21. His greatest strength is his ability to deeply understand the client's business requirements and deliver scalable and user-friendly solutions that meet them.
Tai is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Self-employed
    PHP, JavaScript, Yii, MySQL, Docker, Web Development...
  • Panoroo
    PHP, JavaScript, Vue.js, WebVR, Yii, MySQL, Docker, Web Development...
  • PropSage
    PHP, JavaScript, Vue.js, Yii, MySQL, Docker, React, Web Development...

Experience

Location

Skudai Johor, Malaysia

Availability

Unavailable

Preferred Environment

Linux, Docker, PHP, JavaScript, Web, Vue.js, React, Ansible, MySQL, AWS

The most amazing...

...thing I've created is a rule-based commission computation engine that helps real estate agencies compute commissions for their salespeople.

Employment

  • Full-stack Web Developer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Self-employed
    • Developed an interactive, multiplayer game using WebSockets for an international consulting company to replace a physical activity they used to do pre-COVID.
    • Developed a calendar and booking system for a social sports application.
    • Improved performance and memory usage of the back end by writing efficient SQL queries.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Yii, MySQL, Docker, Web Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), APIs, Full-stack, jQuery, Bootstrap, Yii 2, Yii 1, Laravel, DevOps, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, AWS S3, PHP 7, Front-end, Git, SQL, WebSockets, Codeception, Node.js, HTML
  • Chief Technology Officer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Panoroo
    • Oversaw the design and implementation of Panoroo.com — a 360-degree virtual tour builder with thousands of active users.
    • Designed and implemented the back-end services and REST APIs.
    • Helped implement the subscription and payment system using the Stripe API.
    • Designed and built the landing pages using WordPress.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Vue.js, WebVR, Yii, MySQL, Docker, Web Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), APIs, Full-stack, jQuery, Bootstrap, Yii 2, Yii 1, PostGIS, DevOps, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, PHP 7, Front-end, Git, SQL, Codeception, Node.js, HTML, SaaS
  • Chief Technology Officer

    2011 - PRESENT
    PropSage
    • Designed and developed the overall application architecture for PropSage, a leading real estate agency management platform used by over 100 agencies in Singapore.
    • Built a rule-based commission computation engine with a custom DSL that helps real estate agencies accurately calculate their salespersons' commissions.
    • Built a digital signing and form filler similar to DocuSign that allows users to create and sign documents on tablets.
    • Managed and led a team of engineers to implement the design.
    • Ensured system reliability through the use of test-driven development and CI/CD processes.
    • Developed and maintained WordPress websites for client agencies.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Vue.js, Yii, MySQL, Docker, React, Web Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), APIs, Full-stack, jQuery, Bootstrap, Yii 2, Yii 1, DevOps, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, PHP 7, Front-end, Git, SQL, WebSockets, Codeception, Node.js, HTML, React Native, Redux, Android, iOS, SaaS
  • Penetration Tester | Associate IT Auditor

    2009 - 2010
    PwC
    • Conducted internal and external penetration testing of network infrastructures.
    • Performed web application vulnerability assessment to uncover weaknesses in the client's front-facing web applications.
    • Conducted an IT audit for a large Malaysian bank to ensure the processes are followed.
    Technologies: Wireshark, Kali Linux, NMap

Experience

  • Panoroo | 360-degree Virtual Tour Builder
    https://panoroo.com

    Panoroo.com is a service that lets you easily create and share 360-degree virtual tours. It is actively used by thousands of real estate agents around the world.

    As the co-founder and CTO, I'm in charge of the overall design and architecture of the system and managing a team of engineers to build, implement, and deploy all the features in Panoroo.

  • PropSage | Real Estate Agency Back-office Management Platform
    http://propsage.com

    PropSage is a real estate agency back-office management system currently being used by over 100 agencies in Singapore, with clients including Century21 and ERA. I joined PropSage as its CTO and helped build most of the platform's key features over ten years.

    Key features include:
    - CRM for agents.
    - Transaction submission and management.
    - Listings publication and syndication to websites and multiple listing services (MLS).
    - Billing and invoicing.
    - Advanced rule-based commission calculation engine that can support complex multi-tier commission structures.
    - Built-in KYC checking.

  • Real Estate Listing Portal for International New Launch Projects

    A real estate listing portal that focuses on marketing new launch projects around the world. In this project, I was in charge of the front-end and back-end APIs. The most interesting feature of this app is the powerful search filter — you can search for projects by proximity to train stations and landmarks, as well as by district.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, CSS, SCSS, HTML, SQL, HTML5, PHP 7, CSS3, Sass, Python, Dart, GraphQL, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Yii, Yii 1, Yii 2, React Native, Bootstrap, Codeception, Laravel, Vuetify.js, Selenium, Jest, OAuth 2, Redux, Material-UI
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue.js, React, jQuery, Node.js, WebVR, WebRTC, PayPal API, Stripe API, Google Maps
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, JSX, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Google Analytics, Nginx, Apache, Webpack, Git, GitHub, Jenkins, Front-end Build Tools, Bower Front-end Dependency Manager, Ansible, Wireshark, NMap
  • Paradigms

    REST, Test-driven Development (TDD), RESTful Development, DevOps, Agile, Dependency Injection, UI Design, UX Design, App Development
  • Storage

    MySQL, Databases, MariaDB, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Redis, Memcached, AWS S3, PostGIS, NoSQL
  • Other

    Web Development, Full-stack, Front-end Development, Back-end Development, Front-end, UI, RESTful APIs, PHP Performance, APIs, SaaS, Ajax, User Interface (UI), WordPress Plugins, Code Review, Virtual Reality (VR), Product Design, WebSockets, Team Mentoring, UX, Code Generators, Headless Software, AWS, QGIS, Business Law, Responsive Design, SEO Tools
  • Platforms

    Linux, Docker, WordPress, Craft CMS, AWS EC2, Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenStack, Kali Linux, Twilio, Android, iOS
  • Industry Expertise

    Project Management, Accounting, Marketing

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
    2004 - 2008
    Monash University - Melbourne, Australia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
    2004 - 2008
    Monash University - Melbourne, Australia

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