Yair Silbermintz

REST API & Web Application Developer

Employment History

Senior Software Engineer Tibrio June 2017 - October 2018 PHP 7, Laravel, Lambda, Python, Behat

Lead engineer on three person developer team for samples.com property. Responsible for most engineering tooling, including Docker configuration as well as automated static and dynamic testing for all pull requests. Leveraged AWS services to create microservices for ad targeting and to replace expensive third-party services with in house solutions. Worked with management team to identify company security needs, drafted security policy, and ran security software rollout to employee computers.

Senior Software Engineer, Core Team BounceX September 2016 - June 2017 PHP 7, Symfony, MySQL, Docker, PHPUnit, Ember

Designed and built a secure REST API from the ground up using Symfony microkernel. Wrote SQL queries to aggregate data stored in complex, multi-paradigm, legacy DB. Created PHPUnit suite which performed functional tests for all entities based on model definitions. Assisted with developing company security policies for ISO 27001 certification.

Senior Backend Engineer Gozengo March 2016 - July 2016 Symfony, PHP, SOAP, MySQL, Redis

Revised access control policy and implemented access control hierarchy using Symfony security component. Developed API integrations to perform searching and purchasing through third party inventories. Full stack Implementation of new admin features in Symfony and Backbone/Marionette. Consulted on various architectural challenges including caching, content distribution, and complex search/shopping flow requirements.

Platform Engineer Krossover Intelligence Inc. March 2015 - March 2016 PHP, MySQL, Domain Driven Design, AngularJS

Maintained and developed improvements for API serving company's flagship product. API was built using libraries from a variety of frameworks including Symfony, Laravel, Silex, and more. Developed and managed release process to improve software lifecycle. Trained intern staff and mentored junior developers. Learned AngularJS and made minor website contributions during internal angular developer shortage

Backend Developer M. Shanken Communications April 2013 - March 2015 Kohana, OAuth, PHP, PGSQL, GIT, PHPUnit

Developed OAuth based service, featuring single sign-on, purchase/subscription processing, and permission management. Created companion Kohana plugin for easy project integration. Also contributed to internal REST api framework, PGSQL wine database, and PHPUnit test suites for various projects.

Web Developer Inuvo Inc. November 2012 - March 2013 PHP, MySQL, CSS3, HTML5, JS, SVN

Website served to millions of users per day. Projects ranged from Google Maps integration, speeding up page loads, and HTML5 sign up page.

Lead Developer Quantum Networks May 2012 - October 2012 Wordpress, Magento, AWS, LAMP, SVN

Developed custom WordPress themes and Magento plugins. Managed cloud (AWS), dedicated and shared server hosting.

Template Manager Price Manager February 2011 - May 2012 XPath, Regexp, AJAX reverse engineering

Mined data from sites using Regexp, XPath, and other tools. Reverse engineered AJAX sites to gather protected data.

Web Development Intern Information Technology Industry Council Summer 2010 Symfony, XML, CSS3

Designed and developed VPAT.info including XML authoring tool and extensive XML document styling with CSS.

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