Mark Biesheuvel

Mark Biesheuvel Back-end web developer


Web developer who is passionate about finding the right tool for the job. Eager to learn and try new technologies.

Good at asking the right question to define the problem at hand in order to come up with the best solution.

Able to share knowledge with peers and gives easy to understand explanations for technical subjects.

Technical skills

Languages / Runtimes

  • PHP
  • JavaScript, ECMAScript 2015
  • SQL
  • Node.js

Frameworks / CMS / Libraries

  • Zend Framework
  • pimcore
  • Expression Engine
  • Elasticsearch

Amazon Web Services

  • Lambda (event-driven computing)
  • OpsWorks (devops resource management)
  • SES (transactional mail service)
  • other core services like EC2, CloudFront, Route53

Development tools

  • Git
  • Regular Expressions
  • Grunt
  • Travis CI


Amazon Web Services

Work Experience


Starting in September 2016

QForma 2012 - 2016

  • Designing database structure and optimizing queries
  • Developing custom add-ons to customer requirements
  • Integration front-end (JavaScript) with back-end (PHP)
  • Researching new technologies and business opportunities
  • Operating cloud infrastructure for continuous deployment
  • Replaced generated code from a CMS by an optimized query to make page loads 10 times faster
  • Restructured cache usage of ACL to reduce memory usage per request by 80%
  • Developed a real-time integration between VoIP system and web app to relay customer information as calls come in
  • Migrated web applications to AWS to reduce hosting costs by approximately 50%


Eindhoven University of Technology 2009 - 2012

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Data structures
  • Algorithms
  • Datamodeling and databases
  • Computer networks
  • Functional programming

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