Alexandru Bumbăcea

Online specialist

The function of good software is to make the complex appear to be simple.

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Technical Team Lead

Emag IT Research
April 2015 - Present
Key responsabilities:
  • Code reviews
  • Release manager
  • Introduce team to CI & CD principles
  • Requirements gathering
  • Technical growth of devs
  • App optimizations
  • Recommendation engine - provide recommandations of products for our customer using both internal developed solution and also external providers.
  • Targeted customer communication - automated marketing flows

Senior PHP Developer

Emag IT Research
March 2015 - April 2015 (1 month)
  • Bring improvements to Solr based search solution

Senior PHP Developer

June 2014 – March 2015 (9 months)
  • Designed solution for monitoring all cron based tasks
  • SSO solutions for internal apps
  • JS error management solution
  • Jenkins integration guru
  • Server-side validation for AppStore and GooglePlay purchases.
  • Designed ecommerce module used in multiple games.

Advanced PHP Developer

1&1 Internet Development SRL
July 2012 – June 2014 (2 years)
  • Wordpress plugin for integration with internal SSO
  • Rework blog network in order to achive faster deployments and common code base.
  • Zend library for permissions and login integration with internal SSO
  • Wrote unit tests for ZF application
  • Built basic XSLT management interface using Zend
  • Added functionality to internal Joomla modules
  • Designed and implemented url mapping system for Zend
  • Redesign live-preview module of the CMS in order to correctlly render all type of elements and also to allow unit testing
  • Managed technical requirements/documents of the applications
  • Continuous communication with client
  • Design multi-market Zend library currently used in multiple apps within the company
  • Design and implement continuous integration flow for PHP/Zend projects

Lead Developer

PJ Interactive Romania
October 2010 – July 2012 (1 year 10 months)
  • Coordinate teams and developed PHP and Coldfusion web sites and applications with mssql and mysql as db systems
  • Integrated with with other systems for real-time processing using SOAP webservices
  • Implemented redmine for bug-tracking
  • Creating uniform solution for test servers infrastructure
  • Creating Facebook applications
  • Extending CMS functionality for better SEO
  • Implemented monitoring solution for production/test servers based on Nagios
  • e-commerce platform extensions - grouping products for special offers, create flows for automatic processing
  • Extending current integration with Siebel for for managing assets of customers
  • Creating scripts for hands-off deployments
  • Developed system based on queues for processing and formating data into PDF's with high performance in order to achive customer's KPIs.

Senior Coldfusion Developer

PJ Interactive Romania
April 2009 – October 2010 (1 year 7 months)
  • Developed holiday planner solution
  • RIA experience using ExtJS based on json webservices by developing a reporting interface for Vodafone Qatar
  • Implementing various jQuery libraries
  • Upgrading projects to newer version of CMS
  • Created Single Sign On system for an intranet portal
  • Working direcly with Vodafone Qatar and it's vendors on-site, in order to:
    • Complete speficications for new version of e-commerce portal
    • Provide tehnical support during SIT and UAT
    • Communicate with other vendors in order to complete the integration

Technical Coordinator

eeStec LC Bucharest (NGO)
March 2009 – November 2009 (9 months)
  • Creating an intranet platform using Coldfusion, IIS7 and MySQL.
  • Redesign global intranet system on php/symfony/mysql for events, memebers and partners management
  • Created Active Directory based user system
  • Integrated Google Apps Standard into organization as email, calendar and document sharing platform
  • Developed and implemented the workflow for the recruitment procedure

Junior System Administrator

Lunarpages ( Add2Net Inc. )
December 2008 – April 2009 (5 months)
  • Managing windows dedicated and shared servers.
  • Interacting with the customers and assisting them in resolving various issues related to our hosting service
  • Implementing automatic setup for dedicated servers trought WDS(Windows Deployment System)

Side projects

December 2007 – Present
  • HTML5/PHP/Symfony/Doctrine/Geolocation project
  • Technological fesability study and implementation of a beta version of a restaurant reservation system - PHP/Symfony/MySQL
  • Optimizing remote access and data storage - Linux, Samba,
  • SEO optimization and bug fixes(inherited) for and - PHP OS commerce
  • Creating mailing system for MediHelp - PHP/MYSQL, SMTP
  • Creating an online version for highschool yearbook - PHP/MYSQL
  • Working on for online ads - PHP/MYSQL

Technical Skills


  • Created sites for presentation and e-commerce
  • Websites with both mysql and mssql databases
  • Used Doctrine as ORM
  • platforms: Drupal, Symfony, Joomla, Wordpress, Zend


  • Experice working with mySQL, MSSQL, Oracle.
  • Creating and optimizing stored procedures.
  • Experience with transactions, indexes and triggers and concurrency problems.
  • SSIS - data migration
  • Experince with LDAP


  • Farcry - CMS
  • Fusebox - MVC
  • Integration with external systems using SOAP webservices
  • Integration with LDAP for authtentification
  • Integration with 2D,2.5D and 3D Secure payment systems
  • Consumed and created SOAP Webservices


  • Created and consumed SOAP and json webservices
  • Integration with REST services
  • Integration and developed Short Message gateways
  • Creating queue system for data processing


  • Working with jQuery, extJS librabries.
  • Extending user experience through javascript.
  • Form validation client side
  • Make use of AJAX and JSON in order to improve interaction with sites.


  • Developing deamon for monitoring system.
  • Using various Java components trough Coldfusion.

Other technologies

  • BPM - Developed workflow for eeStec recruitment
  • BASH scripting - creating automation scripts for deployment
  • Usage of various APIs from foursquare, facebook, google and twitter
  • Siebel - Consumed webservices exposed
  • OOP design patterns - Developed an extendable system for monitoring services
  • HTML4, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS - Developed or integrated the interface for most of the sites
  • CMS - Experince integrating Farcry CMS, Joomla!, Drupal and Wordpress
  • Middleware - Integrated CIL with the e-commerce platform
  • Security and user management - Implemented Active Directory

Soft skills


  • Hard Working
  • Reliable
  • Focused on the goal
  • Team spirit
  • Quick learner
  • Tech addict

For reviews and other opinions see my LinkedIn profile

Foreign languages

Reading Writing Speaking
English Advance Advance Advance
French Middle Basic Basic


Romanian American University

Computer Science for Business Management
2008 - 2011
  • Member of NGO eeStec LC Bucharest
  • Awarded 1'st prize for "Scientific Communication Session" for year 2009-2010

National Military Highschool "Dimitrie Cantemir"

2003 - 2007
  • Second place in 3'rd study year at Informatics Contenst
  • Created electronic year book using PHP and MySQL