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Sandro Basta

Senior Software Engineer

Career Summary

A highly resourceful, innovative, competent PHP developer. Possessing considerable knowledge of the development web applications and scripts using PHP programming language and many major coding languages such as Python, JavaScript, HTML, jQuery. Experienced in developing applications and solutions for a wide range of corporate and in common third-party APIs. Familiar with web development and content management systems. Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and creative problem-solver.


Work Experiences

Head of Games

The Ear | April 2019- Present

Responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the Product Lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision and working closely with all team members.

  • Review project progress an overview of the performance of all individuals in team.
  • Full ownership of the Games activities, ensuring there is a top-notch portfolio of games
  • Coaching and performance manage where necessary.
  • Facilitate the smooth delivery of all projects, enhancements and support delivered by the team.
  • To make sure that all team members have the last in-depth knowledge of all onsite and relevant offsite aspects at the heart all decisions on project or enhancements that they make.
  • Facilitate technology and methodology decision making throughout team, including standardization of system architecture, reusable code base development, versions of software tools, best practice,source control and deployment processes.
  • Have a clear task list and plan for inducting new members into the team and bring them up-to-speed as quickly as possible.
  • To make sure that all training and support that team members require is delivered internally or externally reporting.
  • Establish, manage, and optimize relationships with games providers
  • Ownership of the online casino product
  • Manage and develop a team around a culture of high performance.
  • Drive the strategic direction of product and services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies.
  • Oversee strategy for both product and bespoke code base platform definition and implementation.
  • Devise a tactical plan which can be collaboratively carried out by team - to implement improvements to products,services,process and knowledge sharing with the team.
  • Plan for team growth considering the blend/level of skills required within team.
  • Assist in resourcing decisions.

Lead Software Developer

The Ear | 2017 - 2019

Design, implement, test and maintain front-end and back-end system software according the requirements defined by the company. Delivery of high quality code conforming to industry standard and best-practices

  • Casino Integrations Developer (#Microgaming, #Habanero, #Pragmatic, #BetGamesTV, #TvBet, #WeAreCasino, #Playson, #Evoplay, #ReadRake, etc)
  • B2B and B2C integration
  • Developing BMS (bonus management system with and without wagering for casino)
  • Developing RESTful web service (reports, free spin campaign..)
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Conducting investigations relating to new and existing customer integrations.
  • Write clear and precise technical documentation & infrastructure requirements.
  • Debugging and maintenance
  • Work independently

Senior Software Developer

Kmi Marketing USA | 2010 - 2017

Working with designers and Back-End for the functional elements of website projects. Also responsible for liaising with clients and ensuring that all work carried out complies with standards and guidelines. On site and Remote.

  • Building PHP websites using PHP based frameworks.
  • Testing and validating work produced as part of the development process.
  • Developing advanced database driven websites & systems including eCommerce.
  • Back end development and maintenance of websites using PHP and MySQL.
  • Developing web sites using MySQL, PHP & other programming tools.
  • Documenting features, technical specifications & infrastructure requirements.
  • Ongoing design maintenance of new and existing website.

Backend Developer

Graphic set | 2000 - 2010

Develop back-end components, connect the application with other web services, and assist front-end developers by ensuring their work integrates with the application

  • Develop back-end components
  • Develop CMS
  • Updating websites
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

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