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• An accomplished, quality-driven IT professional with over 18 years of experience in web development and implementation of business rules. • Extensive experience in building CMS Solutions (PHP development on WordPress and Drupal) . • Participated in a supporting role in editing WordPress themes including block editing. • Creating WordPress plugins from scratch and upgraded outdated in house developed plugins. • Creating must-use WordPress plugins like Push Button Deployment and DB backup. • Created REST API projects from scratch on WordPress and core PHP platforms. • Supporting role in front-end designing using React.JS (Next.JS framework) . • Extensive experience in PHP based web development, troubleshooting and debugging. • Ability to handle multiple tasks, Initiative and Adaptable. Self-motivated, organized team player with strong problem solving and analytical skills and total commitment to the organization goals. • Maintenance and monitoring performance of projects on PHP MySQL, Laravel and WordPress. • Bug fixing, ensuring website performance and monitoring for unforeseen issues. • Verifying Apache, Nginx, Laravel and WordPress level security and detecting loopholes. • Creating PHP MySQL web application projects from scratch (without any CMS and framework) . • Upgrading WordPress, Laravel, Drupal projects whenever a new version is proposed. • Review user feedback and do pre-upgrade checks to avoid rolling back after upgrading. • Ownership of a few projects as a technical lead which was written using Laravel and React JS. • Assisting frontend dev team, PM and client's who seek assistance in WP related issues. • AWS-CLI environment setup using EC2 , ELB, RDS, Elasticache, Route53 , S3 , CloudFront, etc. • Managed CMS projects using command line management tools WP-CLI and Drush. • Puppet and Hiera (configuration management) handling / modification. • Detecting error and troubleshooting when a site is either down or unstable. • Suggest possible solutions to overcome any Drupal and WordPress related issue. • Manage Git repos to handle client'supplied contents and theme version changes. • Migrating Drupal 7.x and WordPress 4.x sites to Laravel framework. • Migrating from AWS (Amazon Web Services to Rackspace hosting) . • Occasionally : ➢ Updating Apache and Nginx configuration. ➢ Troubleshooting PHP-FPM (mostly by modifying php.ini) ➢ AWS management using AWS CLI. ➢ Troubleshooting MySQL and SQL Server. ➢ WordPress best practices implementation.
Pfizer, Employer : IT Trailblazers LLC
University of Calcutta
Dearborn, MI, USA

Professional Background

  • Current status
  • Profession
  • Fields
  • Work experience
    More than 15 years (More than 15 years relevant)
  • Management
    I've had experience in managing 1-5 people
  • Skills
    HTML + CSS
  • Languages
    Native or Bilingual
    Native or Bilingual
  • Highest level of education

Job search preferences

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    Interested in working remotely
  • Desired positions
  • Desired work locations
  • Freelance

Work Experience

Technical Lead

Jun 2017 - Mar 2018
10 mos
Responsibilities : • Developing web solutions for key client Pfizer network (largest pharmaceutical company) using Drupal, PHP 5.6 and 7.1 LAMP stack development . • Develop Drupal custom modules and modify/customize themes. • Developing in-house PHP/Drupal applications for ittblazers.com and blazelms.com. • Optimising CMS based websites (upgrading, maintaining, and troubleshooting) • Full-fledged development on LAMP/LEMP stack projects PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.1 . • Troubleshooting and tweaking web server and database server. • Search engine optimization evaluation and reporting on current issues and solutions. Please refer to the first page for more information on the duties and responsibilities

Software Engineer website operations

Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
1 yr 6 mos
Responsibilities : • Developing in-house web applications for Kurtosys com server deployment in PHP/MySQL, WordPress 4.x and Drupal 7.x. • Developing web solutions for client's of Kurtosys like BNY-Mellon, Hermes Investment, Citibank, Franklin Templeton and Credit Suisse • Optimising CMS based websites (upgrading, maintaining, and troubleshooting) • Ensuring website security by looking for and fixing all security related issues. Troubleshooting and tweaking web server and database server. Please refer to the first page for more information of the duties and responsibilities Employer : Guerillascope Ltd, London, UK

Offshore Developer

Apr 2013 - Jun 2015
2 yrs 3 mos
Responsibilities : • Developing core PHP and WordPress based web applications for tellyads.com and few other sites. • Recreate guerillascope.co.uk and .com to make them more presentable. • Providing after sales service to the client's of Guerillascope. • Optimizing URLs using IIS web.config and Apache .htaccess to make them SEO friendly. Employer : Racing Post (Centurycomm Ltd.) ., London, UK

Developer on site

Jan 2012 - Mar 2013
1 yr 3 mos
Position : Developer (on site) Website and web-projects development, maintenance. DB stored procedure programming. Responsibilities : • Building stored procedures for web databases (using MySQL, Sybase ASE and Informix) . • Updating websites, intranet projects and optimizing a few of them. • Planning for new projects and extension of existing ones. • Programming in PHP to build database driven websites. • Documentation and reporting for the projects participated in.

Web Developer independent contractor .

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012
6 mos
Multiple short-term contract assignments to build websites based on PHP, MySQL and Drupal. Responsibilities : • Developing Drupal based website vccphealth.com from scratch. • Developing PHP based backend applications to extend features of existing websites. • Building stored procedures for web databases (using MySQL and SQL Server 2008) . • Updating Drupal based website vccp.com using PHP, front-end technologies and Drupal . • Updating and bug fixing Microsoft's first project on PHP and JavaScript framework. Microsoft Advertising, Canada section - http://advertising.microsoft.com/canada . Employer : Guerillascope Ltd, London, UK

PHP and CF Web Developer

Nov 2009 - Dec 2011
2 yrs 2 mos
Responsibilities : • Develop web-based utilities for client's to present with reports and charts statistical data and graphs in dashboard using PHP, CF, XML, MySQL, MS SQL Server and Flash charts. • Develop new, optimize existing PHP & MySQL driven websites, and make them search engine friendly. • Customizing and maintenance of PHP based CMSs like Drupal, Joomla and Wordpress. • Keep track of six hundred domains using Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. • Troubleshooting and administering CF Admin, IIS Server (for web) and Apache (for local) which includes PHP installation, Dotnetnuke fixing, etc. • Database designing using UML and creating stored procedures for databases. • Receiving new requests from the company's client's and assessing the work for turnaround time. • Creating job-lists and sending back to them for approval.

Trainer and web developer

Sep 2005 - Jul 2008
2 yrs 11 mos
Responsibilities : • Design front-end projects using (X) HTML, JavaScript and CSS including coding level JQuery and AJAX . • After sales tech, support to US based small shops. • Assist customers to be acquainted with the usages of their own sites • SEO consultancy rendering all potential client's. • SEO auditing to analyse needs individual projects to create proposal documents. • Training customers online to show them better ways to encash their web presence. • On page and off page SEO work (article, link building, forum presence, etc.) . • Troubleshooting SEO issues for new and returning customers. Employer : Oriental Traders, Kolkata (Calcutta) , India

Freelance telecommute web developer

Jan 2001 - Aug 2004
3 yrs 8 mos
I used to bid for projects on US based websites and get individual projects for different client's. Responsibilities : • Developing basic and static web pages for small client's. • Developing applications using HTML, JavaScript, VBScript (frontend) , ColdFusion, etc. • Light image editing using Adobe Photoshop used from version 4.0 to CS2 • Developing advanced websites using PHP, XML, MS SQL Server and MySQL. • Assisting client's with Google Adwords and Adsense setup and management. • Assisting client's with WHM/cPanel, HELM, Plesk, OSCommerce, Awstats setup and management. • Creating search engine friendly URLs in Linux based Apache httpd.conf • Search engine submission and relevant forum posting to boost up page ranks. • Creating sitemaps for new websites to attract search spiders and search bots. Personal skills and strong points • My favourite projects are troubleshooting and error handling. • Relish any challenge, like to be pushed to take on new things. • Ability to learn and apply new skills quickly. • Enjoy motivating and working with colleagues. • Diligent, friendly, focused and trustworthy. • A logical thinker who enjoys solving problems. • Worked only on USA and UK based projects until now.


Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate)
Bachelor's degree in Commerce Hons
Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate)
Master's degree in Computing