Paul Mieczkowski

Paul Mieczkowski
Full stack .Net developer - Umbraco, MVC, Xamarin

Summary

Full stack developer / multiplatform system architect specialising in Microsoft technologies: Umbraco CMS, Windows Azure, Xamarin, Node.js and frontend technology support: Bootstrap/Angular.

Startup enthusiast with nearly 10 years of work experience, including some high profile clients such as AMEX and the UK Government organisations.

Work Experience

Scottish Enterprise, Scotland
03.2017 - 12.2017
Full Stack Developer, full time, remote & onsite
I worked on the several projects taking part in a digital transformation process. I worked with the internal Umbraco applications and on new multiplatform applications being built in angular/.NET core technology. I worked on client and API applications. The applications are hosted within Windows Azure, utilising some of its interesting features such as IDaaS (Active Directory B2C), JWT token security etc.
SGK Inc, London, UK
09.2014 - 03.2017
Lead Developer: .NET/Umbraco/JS/Azure, full time, onsite & remote
Following the departure of the current at the time, technical director, SGK re-hired me to use my previously gained experience for building and supporting the enterprise solutions for their key clients such as American Express.
Hello World Group, London, UK
05.2016 - 02.2017
Lead Umbraco Developer, full time, onsite & remote
I was hired to lead the build for the new QBE Insurance European Division website, URL: http://qbeeurope.com. I was responsible for Umbraco architecture and implementation and JavaScript/Backend integration. The website has been built in a modular way to give the CMS user the maximum flexibility and it's integrated with several QBE data sources. I developed a custom documents library section and a security module, which let QBE protect the pages and/or documents from the public access. Website is multi-lingual and there are 7 country versions run within the installation.
Reactive, Sydney, Australia
03.2014 - 09.2014
Umbraco / .NET Developer, full time, onsite contract
During my 6 months contract with Reactive, I worked on rebuilding an existing, large, multi country/lingual Sitecore website and built from scratch, an Umbraco 7 "whitesite" - base, design to host multiple websites - each with fully customisable look and structure.
The Cogworks, London, UK
06.2013 - 11.2013
Umbraco / .NET Developer, full time, onsite contract
As a member of a development team, I was involved in both - backend and frontend development. I worked on existing and new projects. I built several custom fields and extension for umbraco backoffice and umbraco contour, supported existing projects and helped with frontend development.
SGK Inc, London, UK
03.2011 - 04.2013
Senior Umbraco / .NET Developer, full time, onsite
Digital department of an international brand delivery management company. My daily tasks included: developing .Net/Umbraco solutions and maintenance of large .NET/umbraco websites. Working at Schawk gave me the opportunity to work for many international brands such as American Express, Guinness World Records and uKash.
Screenmedia, Glasgow, UK
06.2010 – 03.2011
Umbraco / .NET Developer, full time, onsite contract
Web developer at Scotland's leading digital production studio, working closely with digital producers and designers, my daily tasks included building new Umbraco-powered websites and web apps.
Inigo Media, Edinburgh, UK
05.2008 – 09.2009
Web Developer, full time, onsite contract
Development of business applications in PHP 5, drupal and wordpress powered websites; and online shops using Magento e-commerce. Maintaining the server, setting up and renewing SSL certificates; and integrating payment gateways.
Euro Business Solutions, Edinburgh, UK
05.2008 – 09.2009
PHP / Coldfusion 8 Web Developer, full time, onsite
Working in a team of developers, developing system and business application and maintaining large databases.

Education

  • 2010

    BSc Computing

    Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK. Awarded with distinction.

  • 2008

    Higher National Diploma in Applied Computing

    Bell College of Technology, Hamilton, Scotland. Awarded with distinction.

Links & Contact

Recent Projects / Portfolio
UK: +44 (0) 207 193 2136
Skype: paul.mieczkowski

Key skills and expertise

ASP.NET MVC v.3+, Web APIs
Umbraco CMS v.4+
Multiplatform system architecure inc. DI, unit testing, APIs, Azure
Xamarin
Javascript inc. jQuery, knockout.js etc.
Twitter Bootstrap
Sitecore CMS v.6
Beginner
Proficient
Expert
Master

Certificates

Level 1 and 2 Certified Umbraco Developer

Certified Umbraco Developer in London