Mike Michalak's Resume - Drupal Backend Developer

Upwork Freelance / Drupal Backend Developer -- Feb 2018 - Present

• Website globalization: GDPR, Multilingual, Multi-Currencyy
• Integrations: Billing, Payment Gateways, Salesforce
• GEOIP based currency detection
• Custom REST API development
• Custom website views and caching based on entry point of website.
• Custom ecommerce checkout flows by session or product
• Custom commerce products: physical, digital, food, etc
• Zebra Scanner and Printer Integration
• Custom Apache Solr indexed catalogs with faceted search
• Custom warehouse management

Origin Eight / Senior Developer  -- Jul 2014 - Present

• Scrum master and Scrum framework team lead
• Front-end and back-end Drupal development lead
• Systems integration development across multiple cloud and on-premise platforms
• Internal project Solutions Architect and Pre-Sales Engineering support
• Provide assessments, maintenance, and support for internal and client projects
• Architecture, engineering and development on Pantheon and Acquia platforms
• Technical backstop for Drupal development and deployment during go live events

Trail 9 / Lead Developer -- Apr 2013 - Jun. 2019

• Drupal 7 and 8 expertise: Commerce 1.x and 2.x, REST API, Migrations
• Custom API development and back office application integration
• Cloud and on-prem Linux architecture, security, engineering and administration
• LAMP stack and web application performance tuning subject matter expert (SME)
• Multiple installs of Varnish, Memcache, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP, PHP-FPM
• Pre-Sales and Solutions Engineering SME for enterprise
• Provide assessments, maintenance, and support for Drupal and Wordpress websites

Digital Bridge Solutions / Web Developer Technical Analyst -- Nov 2012 - Jul 2014

• Was responsible for Drupal and Magento frontend and backend development.
• Linux systems engineering, administration, optimization, security and support
• Drupal 6, Drupal 7, Magento upgrades and migrations
• Trained new developers, acted as a lead developer, and quoted project work


Purdue University, Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering