Daniel Fanica
Senior Developer

Park West
Dublin, Ireland
D12 KP99

The story never ends, it gets better every day.

An all-round web aficionado with over 10 years of commercial experience looking to work on exciting projects with exciting clients. Full of energy, experience, hard work and enthusiasm, he is always up for a new challenge and wants to work in the heart of the creative industry.
I see technology as a way of facilitating and improving communication between people and I understand that people come before technology.


Work History

2016 - present
» The Irish Times
Linux, Vagrant, Puppet, PHP, HTML, CSS, Angular 2

Senior Developer

I work as part of the development team, building new features and enhanced functionality for The Irish Times digital platforms.

  • generate new ideas in terms of user-facing applications, internal systems and development
  • keeping abreast of technological developments
  • setting and maintaining high standards of development software and processes
2015 - 2016
» CurrencyFair
Linux, AWS, PHP + ZF2, OracleSQL, HTML, CSS, Apigility, Vagrant

Software Engineer

I was part of the team that looks after the API which powers the ios and android applications.

  • managing, maintaining, developing and deploying applications and databases in response to business needs; perform database administration and development
  • building of internal APIs used in web and mobile application development
2012 - 2015
» Tesco Health & Wellbeing
PHP + Laravel, ColdFusion, MSSQL, HTML, CSS+SASS, Javascript/jQuery, Redis, Solr

Web Developer

I was involved with the technical and graphical aspects of a website - how the site worked and how it looked. I was also involved with the maintenance and update of white-labels.

  • managing, maintaining, developing and deploying applications and databases in response to business needs; perform database administration and development; leading/mentoring junior developers
  • building of internal APIs used in web and mobile application development
founded in 2010
» WyGom
PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript/jQuery, E-commerce (e.g. Magento, Prestashop)

Founder and Director

WyGom was formed around the idea that a company will be known based on the image they have on the internet. Because expectations rise every day, we proudly offer up what may one day be the world's most reliable web design and development service.

  • use of marketing techniques to manage customer prospects and inquiries
  • design and develop websites or web applications based on a client's ideas and/or requirements
2 years
MkM Direct / Dead Sea / D7 / Translations.ie / Word Perfect
2 year experience

Team Leader / Sales Agent, Interpreter, Service Desk Operator

  • sell products or services on events, B2C and B2B for clients like: DeadSea, Energia, Vodafone
  • after being promoted to team leader I had to manage a team of ever-growing Sales Distributors
  • irish owned companies of interpretation and translation services
3 years
Class-IT Outsourcing
2007 - 2008

Interactive SBC
2008 - 2010

System Administrator

I was responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.

  • IBM Certification · Site Protector IS601v1.0 with a result of 88% (6 May 2010)
  • IBM Certification · Advanced Site Protector IS521v1.0 with a result of 94% (11 May 2010)
  • IBM Certification · Network Intrusion Prevention IS610v1.0 with a result of 92% (13 May 2010)
  • IBM Certification · Multi-Function IS620v1.0 with a result of 96% (15 May 2010)
  • Training · Helpdesk and Support (June 2010)


2007 - 2010
Bucharest, Romania
3 years, 180 ECTS

Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic IT - Romanian-American University

  • Dissertation with a result of 90%
  • Economic IT - Bachelor's Degree with a result of 83%
2002 - 2006
Tecuci, Romania

National College Calistrat Hogas

  • High School Graduation Certificate with a result of 82.5%
  • PC Operator Certificate with a result of 100%
1994 - 2002
Tecuci, Romania

School No.10 "Dimitrie Sturdza"

  • Secondary School
  • Elementary School


General guidelines

Areas of expertise
» Web Design & Development
» Coding applications
» Requirements gathering
» Debugging & reporting




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Personal Profile
» Highly Competent
» Sensible and Practical
» Approachable and Friendly
» Helpful and Handy
» Highly organised
» Keen Attention to Detail
» Strong Problem Solver
» Strong Communication
» Intuitive
» Knowledgeable
» Flexible
» Adaptable
  • Multilanguage Programming Experience
  • Design, Test, and Develop Software to Meet User Needs
  • Create Complex Databases; Comfortable Writing and Analysing SQL Queries
  • Ensure Software Functions Normally Through Software Maintenance and Testing
  • Document Application Process for Future Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Hands-On Software Troubleshooting Experience
  • Knowledge of Backend Development Best Practices
  • Manage Project Build Lifecycle; Monitor Software Performance Tests
  • Provide Input to Improve Business Processes; Reports as Necessary
  • Research and Consult About Potential Software and/or System Changes
  • Revise Programs for Corrections, Enhancements, or Environment Changes
  • Source Control Management Experience
  • Thorough Understanding of Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Understand Software Design Patterns
  • Working Knowledge Web Services
  • Ability to Work Independently and Within Groups

Technology Used

HTML    CSS    PHP    Hack    ColdFusion    Java    JavaScript    jQuery    XML    JSON    PHPUnit    Laravel    CakePHP    CFWheels    Joomla    Wordpress    Magento    PrestaShop    OpenCart    Vagrant    Chef    Puppet    Git/Github    PEAR    Composer   
Photoshop    Illustrator    Dreamweaver    Sublime Text    NetBeans    Eclipse    Android Studio    Microsoft Office    IIS    Apache    TortoiseHg    VirtualBox   
operating systems
Ubuntu    Red Hat    SUSE    Debian    Windows    iOS    Android   
MySQL    Microsoft SQL    Oracle DB    Redis    Solr    ElasticSearch