Jeff Simons Decena

Web Developer

Jeff Simons Decena

Web Developer

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Hi, i'm Jeff Decena

Web Developer

PHP focused web developer for more than 5 years. Hard working, team player and able to adapt quickly with any environment.

I have been using latest PHP Frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony, Codeigniter, and Zend for full applications and micro frameworks such as Lumen and SlimPHP for APIs.

Also has a knowledge in Continues Integration (CI) and Development (CD) using Jenkins, Amazon, Docker or Bamboo by Altassian.


Full Name

Roland Jeffrey Simons Decena


28 May 1984 - Manila, Philippines


PH (+63) 9257203071

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Work Experience

FlexiSource IT, NRNS Software Pte. Ltd.

Senior Web Developer - July 2016 - present

FlexiSource IT is a group of diversified and highly qualified professionals with more than a decade of experiences customizing clients’ needs for their projects and businesses through innovative approach of offshoring and outsourcing.

Currently, I am under the project for NRNS, a technology company that writes software and websites that support service based companies.

Gourmet Society Digital Ventures Inc.

Senior Web Developer - Oct 2015 - June 2016

Gourmet Society is a web and mobile app that help people get discounts on over 200 restaurants in the metro. My responsibilities are but not limited to develop the web app, making sure that it runs fast, secure and stable in Amazon environment. Programming wise, we make sure everything is correctly version controlled, codes are neat and understandable making it maintainable and secure.

Ayannah Information Solutions Inc.

Senior Web Developer - August 2013 - Sept 2015

I am the lead developer for Sendah, an online store that caters to the overseas Filipino workers. This service aims that these modern day heroes keep in touch with their relatives in the Philippines. The website act as a bridge to their families back home where they can buy goods, send mobile prepaid credit and more.

Ripplewerks Pte. Ltd.

Junior web developer - Oct 2010 - July 2013

Ripplewerkz is a digital agency in Singapore, which specializes in e-commerce solutions, branding and custom CRMs to the clients from Singapore, Malaysia and China.

Cartridgeworld Lifestyles Inc.

Technical Supervisor - April 2006 - Oct. 2010

Cartridgeworld Lifestyle Inc. is a Philippine franchise of the world renowned printer peripheral and consumable company. My job here is to build cartridges and to set up printer networks to clients. This is where I had my first hand experience on networking computers and printers.



Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila - June 2014 - April 2016

Already a graduate in diploma for Information and Communications Technology. I am still continuing my education to finish the thesis for the Master's degree course. Hoping to get the degree after a year when I finished my thesis.


UP Information Technology Development Center - Dec - Feb 2014

After almost 3 years of working in Singapore, I felt the need to go back in industry based learning again and get certificates for it. I believe that learning does not stop and the more we know, the more we need to know. I have enrolled in short course in University of the Philippines to refreshes the advance Object Oriented Programming principles. After 7 weeks of training, the effort paid off and I was able to get the certificate and feel good about the accomplishment.


ACE IT Learning Institute - Aug. - Sep. 2009

To get additional knowledge on the formal side of programming, I have enrolled in a short course called PHP-MySQL training. From doing self-learning via online resources, I get to know actual people in the field that practices PHP as their programming language. I learned also from the training the basics of the LAMP stack and how it works. The training was a great leap for me to know more about the career I am taking at that time.


Universidad de Manila - Graduated April 2006

It has been a decade now since I graduated in my tertiary education with the Degree of Mass Communication. This education taught me to communicate well and be well understood by the people I meet. During my tertiary days, I got interested in web technologies and become fascinated of what it can do. I have self-studied web development on my free time in which youtube and google became my best friends. I did not thought that from simple personal html page could be the start of a career for me and the rest is history.


Professional Skills

  • 70% Complete
    Comunication 70%
  • 90% Complete
    Leadership 90%
  • 85% Complete
    Confidence 85%

Software Skills

  • 85% Complete
    Adobe Creative Suites ( Photoshop, Lightroom, Fireworks, Illustrator ) 85%
  • 90% Complete
    Sublime Text2/3 IDE 90%
  • 40% Complete
    VIM 40%

Programming Skills

  • 90% Complete
    HTML5 / CSS3 / jQuery / AJAX / MySql 90%
  • 60% Complete
    PHP - (Laravel, CodeIgniter, Zend 2) 85%
  • 80% Complete
    Version Control - Git 80%
  • 90% Complete
    Web Services - REST, SOAP 90%
  • 65% Complete
    CSS Frameworks - Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation 65%
  • 45% Complete
    JS Frameworks - AngularJS, NodeJs, Grunt 65%

Networking Skills

  • 65% Complete
    Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) 65%
  • 65% Complete
    Amazon Elastic Beanstalk (EB) 65%
  • 65% Complete
    Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and CloundFront 65%
  • 65% Complete
    Amazon Relational Databases Service (RDS) 65%
  • 45% Complete
    Nginx, Apache 45%

Project Management Skills

  • 50% Complete
    Agile - Scrum 50%
  • 60% Complete
    Kanban 60%

Portfolio These are some of my projects in 5+ years in web programming. Others are not public and is used internally by the companies I have worked for. For more inquiries, kindly contact me.

Base App

Base App is my bootstrap application styled with AdminLTE. This contains already an authentication for the users and authorization.

It also has an API for the users protected by the JWT technology.

cms, php, laravel 5.1

Ohvola is an online blog shop in Singapore that caters local client to Malaysia.

About the site:

From a pushcart to an international women’s label - that’s where passion has brought Ohvola so far. Started in 2007, the Zhou sisters - Lucinda & Jolene - wanted to create a brand to share the excitement, wonder and strength that dressing up brings them.

e-commerce, prestashop

The Poplook is based in Malaysia which boasts a wide array of fashionable clothing and accessories, even offering international delivery.

About the site:

POPLOOK is one of Malaysia's leading online stores specialising in modest fashion.

e-commerce, prestashop

Catwalkclose Catwalk Close is an online fashion store in Singapore that offering both fashionable apparels and accessories.

e-commerce, prestashop

Sendah is an online gift remittance and payment platform that gives its users a "better way to send" to the Philippines. Sendah carries a diverse range of products and services that make sending to the Philippines fast, easy and hassle-free.

e-commerce, prestashop

Nat Ho Nat Ho is a familiar face in Singapore’s Entertainment industry, having cut his teeth as Model as well as Actor in Mediacorp for four years before finally leaving to pursue his First Love: Music.

cms, wordpress

Wedding Digest Philippines

Wedding Digest is an online magazine of the bi-annual publication of the wedding digest magazine.

cms, php, laravel 4.2

Thank You!

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes”

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