Attila Kiss

Solution Oriented Developer

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New Zealand Resident

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CV Summary

Kia ora,

Looking for a talented and enthusiastic senior PHP developer with over 10 years of professional experience, who can make your vision come true? Then, you are in a right place.

In my professional career, I have worked with multiple companies in all shapes and sizes. No matter whether you are a sole trader or a high-traffic market leader with over 200,000+ visitors/day, I will bring to your company industry best practices, to perform even better.

From a professional standpoint, I truly believe in the KISS (Keep It Super Simple) method. As a passionate PHP full-stack developer I always aim to create simple, secure and well-performing solutions. I am always keen to learn new things and get experience with cutting-edge technology.

I will bring to your company the industry's best practices, continuous innovation, proper and well-documented processes, mentoring, and cross-skilling. Thanks to my "Can-Do" attitude I will resolve challenging tasks with efficient, reliable and clean code.

I can't wait to meet you for a coffee.

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Summary of Education history

Summary of Work, Skills and Attributes

  • from Nov 2020 - Current

    Senior Full-Stack CRM Developer

    Monster Group Employment Services Limited

    As a self-driven full-stack PHP developer my responsibility is to create powerful and well-designed CRM modules with clean, high-quality code which is not only highly performant but also secure.

    During my time at Monster Group, I am focusing continuously to implement the industry standards and use design patterns even during refactoring the legacy code. As a senior developer I on a daily basis conducting code reviews, document the processes, learn new technologies and upskill/mentor my colleagues.

    • To keep our mission-critical data safe I designed and created an N+1 redundant backup portal with Node JS, VUE JS and DropBox.
    • To automate our websites and web applications monitoring, I built a real-time infrastructure monitoring system with Zabbix, Docker and Zabbix custom agents.
    • To extend our custom-build CRM capability, I have integrated many third-party API-s such as Gmail, Google Maps and Zoho Campaigns with the help of OAuth 2.0 protocol just to name a few.
    • To bring our website portfolio to the next level, I am working closely with the marketing team and improving the functionality, SEO and UX by developing custom WordPress themes and plugins to have highly performant and secure webpages.
    • To ensure our application future proof, I am working towards a microservice architecture with CodeIgniter, API-s and SPA-s.

    As a part of the amazing development team, I collaborate with the lead developer, the senior management team and other talented professionals to implement the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process.

    During this journey, I got the opportunity, to show the benefits of the SDLC structured process that enables the production of high-quality, low-cost software, in the shortest possible time. As a part of the process, I am documenting the security best practices, coding standards, releasing procedures and testing methods.

  • from Aug 2018 - Nov 2020

    Full-Stack developer

    Joy Business Academy

    JBA works with government organisations, education providers and businesses to develop solutions such as games, courses and platforms using the latest technology such as Laravel to make learning fun and interactive and help connect people to jobs.

    As a full-stack developer, I brought creative solutions to help improve people's lives and meet business needs.

    I implemented a new job match function on a live government platform which enabled job seekers to find matching jobs and successfully apply for the job within a week.

  • from Apr 2018 - May 2018

    Lead Full-Stack developer

    The Space InBetween

    The Space InBetween is a busy digital agency, fanatical about creating high quality design-led experiences.

    Managed and optimized the whole infrastructure, that contained nearly 20 LAMP servers. Worked with AWS and custom Docker containers.

    Developed and supported Craft CMS and Expression engine based projects, improved the user experience.

  • from Jan 2018 - Mar 2018

    Backend Web Developer at

    NZME - New Zealand Media and Entertainment

    GrabOne offers experiences, services, products and travel deals all over the country and beyond. We reach an audience of 2.9 million Kiwis every week!

    I am one of the GrabOne backend developers. I working on various backend tasks and I help the system is running more faster.

    Improved the login and registration system, to be compatible, with the future Facebook security requirements. Optimize the administration area, helps the colleagues to work more seamlessly and faster.

  • from Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

    Full-Stack ERP - Web Developer at

    Naveya & Sloane

    Naveya & Sloane is a jewellery design house based in Auckland, New Zealand, offering a local and international service.

    I am working at Naveya & Sloane as a full-stack ERP developer. I create complex reports and web applications, that support directly the production, sales, business intelligence and finance departments.

    During the fixed contract term, I am tasked with improving the business flows by developing custom ERP modules.

  • from Aug 2014

    Lead web developer at

    Central Médiacsoport Zrt.

    Since Aug 2014, I am the main web developer for the group and I work together with a great team. The is the market leader health website in Hungary.

    I was responsible for a completely responsive site rebuild, continuous SEO improvements, coding and optimizing peformance in a heavy traffic multisite, more than 200,000+ visitors/day. I developed many admin functions, the functions that make it easier to create and organize content for site editors. I held Wordpress SEO presentations for company colleagues.

    Two example of my work:

    One of my favorite projects was the This site I made for children to draw their favorite doctor and the visitors rate the drawings. I built the full backend system, and I help to configure the server to run it. I used the latest technologies Laravel 5, Rocketeer for deploying, GIT, Facebook API, Nginx.

    I am proud my work on We made this "life change" portal in a short timeframe. My main responsibility is the coordinating of technical issues (Mobile APP - OAuth server - Wordpress user data synchronization), resolve any errors and build a strong and scalable API backend. Furthermore, I implemented a user login and register system based on OAuth technology. I proud of these project, because we finished on time, and with potential to update the system and implement new functions. But the best is, the users loved to use it.

  • from Aug 2014

    DevOps, Full-Stack Developer at

    Central Médiacsoport Zrt.

    In the Hazipatika, I worked with Linux servers. Mainly, I resolved the technical issues, configuring the crontab and Apache web server, and made hot fixes.

    I worked at optimizing performance on the PostgreSQL / MySQL server, and make query optimizations in the source code. We did server upgrades, version updates and optimized performance.

  • Nov 2013 – Aug 2014

    Web developer at

    Sanoma Media Budapest Zrt. is the market leading women’s website in Hungary. I developed content management and custom admin functions( easy photo uploading system, receipt upload module and I implemented a brand new WYSIWYG editor with custom module) One of my big projects is the NLCafé responsive website upgrade. The whole frontend was rebuilt and I made many optimizations in a heavy traffic website with multiple frontend servers. I learned PHP OOP practices from my Senior colleague.

    I learned and implemented a lot of new technology, for example GIT, Bootstrap framework, CentOS. I also worked with the SEO team to maintain and improve the Google organic positions. Most often I used Google Analytics and webmaster tools to analyze site traffic and visitors behaviors. One of my own projects was the This is an editor’s blog site based on Wordpress.

  • Mar 2004 - Dec 2016

    Owner, IT expert, web developer at

    Zöldneon Kft. - Own company

    In 2004 I established an IT company with my best friend (still my best friend). We sold, refurbished and serviced used computers and laptops. We built custom support solutions, local networks and server management, repair computers and laptop hardware and software and make a full IT support for SME sector from the beginning. We always think about the customers and business partners.

    We developed multiple websites and made web hosting solutions for clients from 2006. I used various systems and programs, example QuickCMS and Photoshop. I built e-commerce solutions from 2008, I used a lot of different frameworks for it, like Magento, QuickCart. I also made CMS and CRM systems from 2010. I started using Drupal and Wordpress, with custom write modules.

    I helped my partners for business growth with internet marketing and SEO solutions. I used the Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, Google AdWords daily as tools for my work.

    Regularly I created sales newsletters, online - offline advertisements, Facebook fan page management, e-commerce website product upload and conversion development. From 2008 I attended business meetups, professional seminars and e-learning courses.

    Two example of my work: is one of the best walking tours provider companies in Budapest. I made the full responsive website with some third party services integration (eg weather). I used WordPress CMS for common functions and I wrote modules to serve automatically the tours and special media types. is a personal life coach responsive website. Virag has a vision. She helps women find a greater life balance between worklife and the homelife. I created a nice website for her, based on Wordpress CMS.

  • 2003 - 2004

    BM Katasztrófavédelmi Oktatási Központ [Technician degree]

    Field Of Study Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician

    I spent my conscription in the disaster protection education center. In that time my main responsibility was IT support and computer repair for more than 100 computers and dozens of printers. Furthermore, I built a new education room with 20 computers and a local network.

  • 2000 - 2002

    Egressy Gábor Két Tanítási Nyelvű Szakgimnázium [Technician degree]

    Field Of Study Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

    In that time, I repaired and assembled computers, and installed operating systems for my friends. Our exam project was a computer controlled, 4 axis CNC electronics with stepper motors. I wrote the software and made a parallel port interface for that.

  • 2000

    In early 2000's I made my first website.

    Starting to learn HTML language.

  • 1990 - 2000's

  • 1998

    I embrace Internet technology and it started my new WWW era

  • 1996 - 2000

    Wesselényi Miklós Műszaki Szakközépiskola és Szakiskola [High School]

    Field Of Study Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician

    During my high school years, I was interested in electronics and computer hardware. I made small graphics demos (inspired by demoscene) and make computer music with FastTracker II. I made a lot of electronic circuits (amplifier, crossover, eq) and loudspeakers.

  • 1995

    I bought my first of Intel PC in this year.

    I also start to learn Microsoft Basic programming language.

  • around 1991

    Starting to learn programming

    My first computer was the Commodore 64. I started to learn how to program the Commodore. Two years later I created my first computer graphics. I figured out how to create and move custom sprites.


Experience in years

  • Computer Repair20+
  • HTML17+
  • Computer sales15+
  • Adobe Photoshop13+
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)13+
  • Web Design13+
  • JavaScript11+
  • PHP9+
  • SQL9+
  • Back-End Development9+
  • Front-end Development9+
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)9+
  • GIT9+
  • Google Analytics9+
  • Google Webmaster Tools8+
  • E-commerce8+
  • jQuery7+
  • System Administration5+
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)5+
  • WordPress5+
  • PhpStorm5+
  • Bootstrap3+
  • VUE JS5+
  • Linux Server5+
  • Laravel5+
  • Docker4+
  • AWS4+
  • Agile Web Development3+
  • Heavy traffic website3+
  • Tailwind3+
  • SVN3+
  • Zabbix2+
  • Lead developer2+
  • PostgreSQL2+
  • Rocketeer1+

Working status

I am a New Zealand resident.