(65) 9295-6555darrenonce@gmail.com

I am experienced in producing high quality responsive websites and exceptional user experience using the latest web framework and technologies.

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Backend Developer

ShipsFocus Group

ShipsFocus is in the maritime and ship-tech space managing a group of startups which provide: shipping data, analytics, strategic advisory, solutions development and port-service aggregation services. We leverage on the advent in IT, IoT, Digitalisation, our domain maritime expertise and focus in chemical shipping, to help small and medium sized companies digitalise.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Grasp needs quickly, provide solution options, and collaborate with product management, web engineers, and data engineers to deliver according to production schedule
  • Develop solutions and services using PHP or other technologies
  • Write and maintain clean codes
  • Provide input on development best practices
  • Own features from initial discussions through release
  • Guide and mentor junior developers


Apr 2018 - Present

Tech Lead

Flying Chalks

Flying Chalks was conceived with the mission of enhancing the overseas studies experience for tertiary students worldwide. Our world's first intelligent one-stop platform for international students worldwide allows them to seamlessly PLAN their overseas journey, benefit from SHARED experiences and CONNECT with other students with ease.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Communicate, comprehend and work with Business to provide solution architectural, developmental and technological options according to the roadmap.
  • Mobilise and lead product management, web engineers, UI/UX designers, and data engineers to deliver top notch products and quality on schedule.
  • Balance long term code health and sustainability with progressive business needs
  • Design and develop DevOps best practices and performance
  • Own each module and its features from initial discussions through to release
  • Guide, coach and mentor junior developers


Jan 2017 - Mar 2018

Fullstack Developer


Inncee is an e-commerce merchandising intelligence platform, aimed at helping retailers automate and simplify their merchandising process.

Work on developing the Inncee platform, and its Shopify connector app.

PHPLaravelMSSQLBootstrapShopify APIRedis

Sep 2016 - Jan 2017

Backend Development Intern


Work on Spacebib's sports ticketing system


Apr 2016 - Jun 2016

Freelance Web Developer

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard and modern HTML/CSS practices.
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Create and maintain software documentation.
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling client's website.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.

HTML/CSS/JSPHPLaravelVueReactAngularPythonNodeJSMySQLMongoDBWordpressChat BotWeb SocketLiquid

Jan 2015 - Present


Some selected work
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Programming Languages & Tools


Murdoch University

Bachelor of Science
Cyber Forensics, Information Security, and Computer Science
2016 - 2018

Awards & Certifications

  • Innovate Singapore 2016 (Murdoch University) - 2nd place