Razvan Merdescu

Software Developer

Career Summary

Hi! I'm a software enthusiast and developer always looking forward to learn more about the latest technologies and always caring to find the optimal solutions to existing problems. I've been writing code since late 2013, started out with PHP and working as a .NET developer right now. I love being around people with great energy and just as much enthusiasm for solving real problems as I have.

Work Experience

Software Developer & Scrum Master

ORTEC CEE
Jan 2018 - Present

Tasked with developing a system containing multiple APIs that will that have to handle huge amounts of asynchronous calls. Main responsabilites involved writing code, reviewing code, discussing solutions for the system architecture and making sure the team had no blocking issues.

Achievements:

Along with my team we architectured and developed the software according to customer needs and requests. Our challenges:

  • Get past .NET Core current limitations
  • Use an already existing database for a new solution.
  • Handle conflicting requests.

Technologies used:

  • .NET Core 2.2
  • .NET Framework 4.6
  • Hangfire
  • Serilog
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • SQL Server
  • IBM MQ

Co-founder & Software Developer

BALKAN DEVELOPERS SRL-D
2016 - 2018

My role in the company was to find new clients, estimate tasks and develop or adapt software based on client needs.

Software Developer

Developed eCommerce solutions for customers using Wordpress & vanilla PHP.

Technologies used:

  • Photoshop
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • PHP7
  • .NET Core 2.2
  • Angular
  • Wordpress
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB

Software Developer

( and Intern)
ORTEC CEE
Feb 2016 - Dec 2016

My role in the company was to find new clients, estimate tasks and develop or adapt software based on client needs. We worked in an agile environment with a team of 5 people.

Software Developer

Worked as a software developer in the backend team and developed APIs for ORTEC products.

Intern

Design and develop a dashboard internally used to monitor Mobile applications load and and write a desktop client for Atlassian JIRA API

Technologies used:

  • JIRA
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • Bootstrap
  • Jquery
  • HTML5/CSS
  • SQL Server

Web Developer
Sud Edil Expert SRL

2015 - 2016

I designed and developed the company website ( a real estate platform ) which contained a user interface and an admin interface. I managed the company website and entire IT operations. Set up and maintained the website on an on-premise server, set up mail and file transfer servers.

Technologies used:

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • Photoshop
  • Bootstrap
  • FTP
  • Google Webmaster

Skills & Tools

Frontend

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Angular
  • JQuery
  • Bootstrap

Backend

  • .NET Core
  • .NET Framework
  • Node.JS

Others

  • Git
  • Perforce
  • Photoshop
  • DevOps
  • Code Review
  • Product Design

Used in the past

  • Vanilla PHP
  • Laravel
  • AJAX
  • AngularJS
  • Wordpress
  • cPanel

Education

  • MSc in Business Administration and Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering in Foregin Languages,
    UNIVERSITY POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
    2018 - Present
  • BSc in Electronical Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering in Foregin Languages,
    UNIVERSITY POLITEHNICA of Bucharest
    2013 - 2017

Events & Awards

  • 24H CodING Hackathon 2015 - Participation award
    Lead a team of 6 to create a mobile application that had the purpose of facilitating and pursuing people to donate for charity in an easy and seamless way while also giving them a chance to win their money back.

  • Cambridge Assessment CAE C1 - 2012
    Awarded Grade C1

  • WORLD SHOTOKAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP - 3rd Place
    Awarded the bronze medal in the 2012 World Shotokan Karate Championship held in Instanbul

Language

  • Romanian (Native)
  • English (Professional)
  • Hungarian (Intermediate)
  • German (Beginner)

Interests

  • Gadgets
  • Stock Market
  • RPA
  • Artifical Intelligence
  • Movies / TV Series
  • PC Gaming
  • Cars