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Jie Ma

web developer, freelance photographer

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Jie Ma



With 8+ years backend-end PHP experience with part of front-end experience and half year full stack experience, I am now looking for a full stack or front-end opportunity to learn and gain more experience on frameworks development.

I am a fast and keen learner with a good attention to details and excellent troubleshooting skills. I am also a good team player who has a proven ability to work analytically. I am highly efficient, deadline focused, and handle multiple projects at same time.


Web Development

  • PHP - ‘>= 5’
  • Ruby on Rails - ‘>=4’
  • SQL - MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • JavaScript - jQuery, Mootools
  • Versioning - Git
  • Package Managers - Composer, NPM
  • Tools - Github, BitBucket, Jira, Stash, Trello, Confluence
  • Editors - Vim, RubyMine, PhpStorm, Sublime Text, Atom

JavaScript Skills

  • React - Mid-level knowledge
  • Backbone - Basic knowledge

PHP Frameworks

  • Symfony 2 - Mid-level knowledge
  • Laravel - Basic knowledge


  • macOS
  • Linux - Ubuntu, CoreOS


Software Engineer @ Salmat

Jan 2017 - Present

  • Building new internal system that use Laravel as API endpoints, and React as web.
  • Maintain main system (Zend 1 framework) with bug fixes and continuously feature development.
  • Understand business requirements and design solutions
  • Development of high traffic and large scale web application
  • Agile development and quick responses


  • Laravel 5.4
  • Zend 1
  • LEMP
  • React.js / Redux
  • MySQL

Web Developer @ DevHub

July 2016 - Jan 2017


  • Ruby On Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • React.js / Redux

PHP Developer @ Agentbox

2009 - July 2016

Agentbox CRM System

Agentbox CRM System is a leading CRM system to the Australian real estate industry. The system is built by PHP with procedure code. We moved to use Symfony 2 framework from the end of 2015 that make the code more reusable, readable and efficiency.


  • Symfony 2
  • MySQL
  • LAMP
  • Composer
  • Mootools + jQuery


  • Maintain legacy business logical code
  • Refactor legacy business logical code into Symfony framework
  • Develop and maintain new features/business logic with Symfony framework

Agentbox GO System

Agentbox GO System is a mobile and simplifies version of Agentbox CRM System. The system is built by PHP with object-oriented programming.


  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • LAMP
  • jQuery Mobi


  • Maintain system for the bugfixes.

Version Coordinator

  • Responsible for reviewing the code of pull request
  • Responsible for releasing new version to clients
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing internal client management system


Email Distributed System

When client requests sending emails, it will slice it into parts
and distribute each part to different email servers by random,
and call to send emails through centralized server on order.

Realestate Portals Export System

Exporting client's properties information with XML format,
to portals, such as realestate.com.au, domain.com.au, and others.

Email Log Analysis System

It analyses email logs which receive from portals such as
realestate.com.au and domain.com.au, and add results to the database,
client requests to fetch data, and it will return JSON result to them.

Other minor ongoing projects

Writing small components to do some repeatable jobs.
Mostly use PHP with the procedure or object-oriented code.


Master of Computer Science

Univeristy of Wollongong . 2007 - 2008

Bachelor of Computer Science

Univeristy of Wollongong . 2005 - 2007


  • Photography: my Instagram @ishotsth
  • Traveling: view the world, and take photos
  • Mobile/Desktop Applications: like to try new apps
  • Gadget: like new gadgets
  • Learning edge tech: keep learning and updating myself.
  • Watching: like comedy and sci-fi

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