Andrei Neculaesei

Software engineer, JavaScript lover and security researcher.
Currently doing Vue for NineSix in Bucharest.

About me

Full stack developer, with experience in both corporate and startup environments, and a taste for building cool stuff.

I’m 24 years old, born and raised in Romania. I’ve learned everything I know on my own and by working with amazing people.

Front end web development is my strongest area, as that’s what I’ve done the most in the past 4 years. I don’t limit myself in any way though, over the years I’ve worked and played with many technologies from C/C++ to PHP, C# to D, Swift, and most JavaScript related things.

JavaScript is my favourite and by far what I prefer to work with.

Work experience

I’ve been lucky to meet and work with amazing people, they’ve taught me a lot and I’m grateful for that.

NineSixJuly 2017 - Present
Senior front-end developer
This is my current job, we're building an awesome data-driven marketing platform.
I am responsible for the front-end, which has been completely migrated to Vue.js from Angular 1.
This job is awesome because I get to play with Vue every day.
- JavaScript: Vue.js (2.x), Node.js
- CSS: Sass, Bootstrap 4
OptarosDec 2016 - July 2017
Demandware developer
Optaros has been my first job in Romania, and also my first job in the e-commerce space. Here I've learned what it means to plan, build and maintain an online store.
- Platforms: Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware), Magento 2
- JavaScript: Demandware Script, Node.js, Underscore, Electron, jQuery
- CSS: Less, Sass, Bootstrap 4
- Others: PHP, Python
RedWasp CybersecurityMar 2016 - Sep 2016
CTO, Head of Security, co-founder
Having plenty of experience in penetration testing, I've co-founded a company that sold this as a service.
I developed and managed the whole infrastructure behind it, automated security tests and report generation, integrated open-source and commercial tools and did manual discovery and exploitation.
We developed many in-house tools.
- Node.js, Python, PHP
AirtameApr 2014 - Mar 2016
Software Engineer
Airtame has been, hands down, the coolest job I've had so far. Great project, great technologies and an amazing team.
There are many areas I've worked on (as I joined the company early), from the desktop client which was first written in C++ (Qt) and later migrated to node-webkit and then Electron, to software than ran on the device (Airtame is a hardware + software project).
- C++: Qt, Node.js C++ addons
- JavaScript: Electron, Node.js, React
- Others: PHP
IT-KartelletOct 2012 - Jul 2014
Software Engineer
IT-Kartellet kickstarted my career as a software developer. Here I worked on their the printing solution for universities, and I also did consultancy for various customers on Drupal and Moodle.
- Platforms: Drupal, Moodle
- .Net: C#, ASP
- Others: JavaScript, PHP

Security research

As much as I enjoy building stuff, I have a hidden passion for breaking things.

I love the whole adventure of finding ways to make programs and devices behave in ways they’re not supposed to. Over the years I’ve managed to get into some hall of fame lists.