Nikos Maniakoudakis

Nikos Maniakoudakis

PHP Developer

Athens (GR) & Katowice (PL)

+30 697 891 5453 (GR)

+48 574 197 154 (PL)

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Work Experience

PHP Lead Developer @ Isobar (Dentsu Aegis Network), Warsaw Poland

October 2018 - February 2020

Working on social media monitoring tools, using the PHP language (Laravel/Symfony) with Docker containers, on AWS infrastructure. Solid experience with AWS services, such as ECS, S3, Cognito authentication, Cloudwatch, Elasticache, Cloudformation, ECR and Codebuild. Strong knowledge about media APIs, like Facebook Graph API, Youtube Data API and Twitter Developer Platform.

PHP Developer @ Isobar (Dentsu Aegis Network), Warsaw Poland

June 2017 - October 2018

Working on web based applications, using PHP language and the principles of Microservices architecture, combined with technologies such as Docker, Redis and Elastic Stack, on custom VPS infrastructure.

Full Stack Developer @ Engine Room, Warsaw Poland

February 2017 - May 2017

Working on web application projects with international brands, as well as medium to large sized clients, using technologies such as: Laravel 5, MySQL, HTML, CSS Javascript, Amazon AWS (Beanstalk, EC2, Glacier, S3, CloudFront, Route53).

Soldier of Informatics @ Hellenic Army, Greece

January 2016 - October 2016

Military service in the informatics and telecommunications branch of the Hellenic Army. Specialized in network administration using encryption/decryption machines in order to transfer the army confidential messages. Custom development of several application for the needs of the communication center of the military camp.

PHP Developer @ Madlink, Athens Greece

April 2012 - January 2016

Development planning and managing, creation of technical documentation, design and development of websites and web applications for individuals and companies, including e-commerce industry. Engaged in website maintenance and upgrading. Improved the company's development environment and QA standards, mentored junior developers.

Software Engineer Intern @ EXOR Group Ltd, Malta

October 2013 - February 2014

Working on ASP.NET with MVC5 Framework (Razor Engine) combined with LINQ to SQL, Bootstrap and jQuery. Basic to intermediate use of C# and WPF to build small applications that would be installed on the company owned information kiosks around the Maltese islands. Building and testing the new “Malta Aviation Museum” website using Joomla 3.

Freelance PHP Developer @ Athens Greece + remote

October 2011 - today

Designing and developing websites and web based applications using PHP (including various frameworks like Laravel, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Yii, Kohana, Slim), WordPress, SQL, HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Financial Analyst Intern @ Cosmote S.A, Athens Greece

July 2011 - October 2011

Working in IT/VAS Procurement Section of the company. Communication with other departments in order to evaluate financially and technically the cost and the quality of the offering products and services.


Bachelor of Informatics and Telecommunications

October 2008 - September 2016

Department of Informatics and Telecommunications at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Thesis on designing, analysing and implementing the Social Network of my University (NKUA), and the current trend of social networks under supervision of Prof. D. Martakos.

Mini Diploma in Web Design

September 2011 - January 2012

Web design technologies, included: HTML, CSS, Javascript, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Joomla, VirtueMart plugin. Future Business School, Athens.

Relevant Projects

Athens Court of Appeal

Web application for local intranet

Design and development of a web based application (PHP/MySQL in self-created micro framework) running on HP Proliant Gen8 Linux server. Multi-user application that handles case files in the civil court and builds personal case progress for each lawyer. Recently - linux server management and source code extensions for the new required functionalities.

ESKA Basketball Association of Attica

Web application for local intranet

Large scale web based application that manages the basketball championships of Athens. Full championship control including team registration, game scores, timetables, scheduled and cancelled games, team penalties, final results per category, referees etc. Full stack development in PHP and MySQL using the Codeigniter 3.0 framework and deployment on a VPS server of the existent website. Recently – source code extensions and database improvements according to the needs of the platform.

Website, global volunteers platform

Design and development. Recently - plugin updates, server management and custom PHP code to the wordpress platform (Wordpress and Buddypress installation).

Website, ecommerce platformm

Design and development. Recently - SEO customization and support for the handling of the new orders (OpenCart installation).

Website, online chandelier gallery

Design and development. Recently - support for the creation of new product categories and SEO customization (Wordpress installation).

Website, travel agency

Design and development. Recently - plugin updates and custom template modifications (Wordpress installation).

Website, car audio components

Design and development - Wordpress and Woocommerce installation.

Website, online car audio shop

Design and development - Prestashop installation.


Innovation and Business Dexterity Conference, NKUA Athens

May 2012

Certificate of attendance for conference organized by Faculty of Innovation of NKUA, under supervision of Prof. P.E Petrakis.

Online seminar on modern techniques for web development

March 2012

Certificate of attendance for conference organized by Ph.D. Students at department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


PHP language frameworks and APIs

Continuous research of new php frameworks and testing them for small to medium web application projects. API (application programming interface) development for connection between different platforms (android, web applications, desktop applications, iphone etc).

Arduino and Raspberry Pi projects

Project prototyping using the Arduino Mega and Raspberry Pi 2 boards. Use of multiple sensors (temperature, humidity, soil humidity, speed sensor, daylight sensor) to collect data using the boards and store them to a remote database using WiFi/GSM services. Data analysis and relays control according to specific criterias in order to meet the needs of the custom project (e.g. garden irrigation system, interior climate conditions control etc).

Sea sports and freediving

IANTD (International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers) open water (EANx) diver certification for diving up to 21 meters using scuba equipment of mixed air. FDI (Free Diving Institute) level 2 certification for free diving up to 18 meters.

Olive tree farming

Cultivation of approximately 500 (family inherited) olive trees, located in Peloponnese and in the island of Crete. Harvesting and producing an extra virgin olive oil with the name "ELLOTIS".


  • English - Fluent
  • French - Beginner
  • Polish - Beginner
  • Greek - Native