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

Government Agency, Scotland
03.2017 - present
DevOps Engineer, full time, onsite
I am currently working on the several projects taking part in a digital transformation process. I work with the internal Umbraco applications and on new multiplatform applications being built in angular/node.js/.NET core technology. The applications are hosted within Windows Azure, utilising some of its interesting features such as IDaaS (Active Directory B2C) etc.
Schawk 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.
Schawk 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) 203 2895 718

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