Miguel L Gonzalez

Contact information:

Email: [miguelmail@gmail.com](mailto:miguelmail@gmail.com)
Github profile: [https://github.com/ktzar](https://github.com/ktzar)
Portfolio: [http://mentadreams.com](http://mentadreams.com)
Based in London
For phone number please send an email.

Background and Objectives

Telecommunications engineer. Expert in web technology: PHP and Web Services, experience in several CMS and frameworks (Laravel, Zend Framework, Yii, CodeIgniter), highly skilled in front and back-end, MySQL, (x)HTML/CSS, SASS, AJAX, Javascript, jQuery, nodeJS, CSS (LESS & SASS). Mid-level professional experience in native Android and iOS, Adobe Flex and AIR applications. Also interested in games development in HTML5 and Python and Java for desktop and web services. I'm always keen on using new languages like Scala, Go, or Lua.


Master of Science, Accessible services in the Information Society May'09 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid THESIS - Accesible system for interacting with computers using Wiimote.

Science Degree, Tech. Telecommunication Engineer, spec. Telematics June'06 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid THESIS - Multimedia Services in a domestic environment over OSGi platform.

Programming Languages


Expert. Experience in both Object-oriented and functional programming. Knowledge of several frameworks: Laravel, Zend Framework 1, Yii, Kohana... Experience with several CMSs: Contao, Wordpress, among others).


Expert. Commercial experience in both freelance and in-house projects. Extensive experience with frameworks as jQuery and Prototype and exposure to MVC with AngularJS, jQueryUI. Development of jQuery plugins, AJAX. Good knowledge and commercial experience with server-side Javascript (NodeJS, Express, Socket.io).

Other Languages

Professional experience

Thomson Reuters, World Check One

March 2016 - current - Senior Software Engineer - London, UK - Full-stack development, but mostly front-end focused and CI microservices. - Dojo, ReactJS and NodeJS. Jenkins, Docker. Development of a localization pipeline to localize the product. Backend in Spring Framework. - Recruiting and mentoring new joiners. Improving the pipeline for CI/CD for front-end and back-end modules.

British Broadcasting Corporation, iPlayer

May 2013 - March 2016 - Web engineer - London, UK - Full-stack development of areas across the new Responsive TV iPlayer. HTML5, SASS/ Modular JS, PHP, ZF1, Cucumber automated testing, JS and PHP unit testing, NodeJS, source control and deployment management. TDD and BDD approaches. Agile environment. - Planning, development and strategy of the new Childrens iPlayer.

coANDco UK

April 2011 - May 2013 - Senior Software Engineer - London, UK

Global Interactive Marketing Online (GIMO LTD)

August 2010 - April 2011 - Senior PHP developer - London, UK - Maintenance and development of in-house proprietary PHP framework, built from scratch based on CodeIgniter. Plugins for the framework, for both front and back-end. Development, maintenance and improvement of web sites for the online betting market. Implementation of new payment gateways. Facebook Connect integration. Version Control (SVN). Clients: Netbet, LePoker, Supercasino.

Sociedad Cooperation Minds Multimedia (SCM-M)

August 2009 - July 2010 - Head of IT and Programming - Madrid, Spain - Development, maintenance, design, and contractors management. The clients comprise an important corporation of educational services: UCJC University, SEK schools and IE University, among other medium-sized projects. PHP, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, XHTML, CSS, Facebook connect, RSS, web services. SVN as a version control system. - Development of the University’s Journalism School’s online newspaper, Wordpress Theme and plugin development. - Multi-blog platform for UCJC University. Platform developed from scratch with AJAX/LAMP technologies. ucjc.edu/blogs - API development and database communication for an online RPG game dondeestayago.com. Oracle, PHP.

Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

April 2007 - May 2009 - Researcher Madrid, Spain - Researcher in e-Health systems. Integration of a Bluetooth Scale with a hospital IT infrastructure through S/MIME and a custom PKI. Java, Bluecove, Bouncycastle, MySQL. - CriptoRED’s thematical web migration from old platform to Moodle (PHP, MySQL, Python). - uSWN: EU’s project, uSWN, related to Sensorial Wireless Networks, since 2007 to 2009. English paper writteing and submission, C for microcontrollers in Telos-B and Tmote Sky platform.

CEI, CREA (arts schools)

March 2008 - August 2008 - Web Design and Programming Teacher - Madrid, Spain - PHP, MySQL, Javascript, XHTML, AJAX, Flash, ActionScript 2, Flex, Ajax.

Ydilo Advanced Voice Solutions

September 2006 - April 2007 Tasks of analysis and programming with Java (SWT, Web services, Nuance API), SQR and PHP languages. Voice applications and management web interfaces. Nuance and Oracle technology.


May 2000 - September 2001 Web designer and programmer in the field of webs for e-learning.

Freelance Projects

Please have a look at my full-portfolio of projects

Other computing skills


Interests and languages

Guitar and learning any new instrument, indie videogames, digital arts, cooking, dancing