Pawan Korotane

Sr. Software Developer



Phone +447507391600

Address 10 Turner House, Cassilis Road,London,
E14 9LJ, United Kingdom


My name is Pawan Korotane currently works as a Web Developer at Yahoo UK Ltd. I am very passionate about developing software and complex algorithms. I have more then seven years of experience in developing web based enterprise level applications. I am also a founder of one religious social network written and develop by me .

I know various programming language , I am expert in PHP, HTML, CSS, Jquery, Django, Zend, Codeigntier, phpCake, TDD, Agile Software development. I love learning different programming language and web frameworks.


In my leisure time I enjoy reading, cooking, listening to interviews of actors, Singers & Cricketers. I also enjoy travelling and spending time with inspiring people who have great goals in life.


I have gathered my work experience in this companies
July, 2013 - Current

Yahoo, UK Ltd.

Web Developer
  • Work closely with Direct Response advertising team and stakeholders to convert business needs into technical specifications.
  • Develop tools and applications for internal DR specialist and analytics on top of advertising API to make their job lot easier.
  • Full stack software development using LAMP stack.
  • I re-wrote the PHP application framework (MVC) for developing web applications helps in quicker development and debugging.
  • Server administration of all LAMP servers and deploy applications on them.
  • Developed a public facing application for publishers in EMEA region where they can manage advertisers and creatives, generate adtags for different site and sections and reporting.
  • Developed an auction system where advertisers can bid for a campaign or opportunity to be appears on different yahoo properties.
  • Work closely with paranoid team to make sure our application code is secure enough to tackle any kind of attack (XSS, SQL Injection, CSRF, Click jacking etc.).

  • August, 2012 - June, 2013

    Karamarama Communication

    Senior Software Developer
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team to convert business needs into technical specifications.
  • Develop websites and applications using PHP, Python and Mysql backend whilst building the frontend in stand-compliant XHTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Accelerated development cycles with the use of MVC frameworks such as cakephp, Codeigniter and Django
  • Optimizing web applications through combination of frontend and backend and server configuration techniques.
  • Re wrote the existing system written in PHP (cakephp) called Connect used by advisors in customer care department to more advance system in Python (Django).

  • November 2011 - July 2012

    Pythru Ltd.

    PHP developer
  • Building mobile and desktop hosted payment pages for merchants.
  • Testing and validating work produced as part of the development process.
  • Developing advanced database driven websites & systems including eCommerce & m-Commerce.
  • Documenting features, technical specifications & infrastructure requirements.
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team to convert business needs into technical specifications.
  • Testing, updating and maintaining payment gateway API.
  • Integrating SMS aggregators (APIs) to our systems.
  • Designed and developed full inbound and outbound SMS system.
  • Mobile web application development.
  • PCI compliance standard coding.

  • March 2010 - November 2011

    Greens Digital Ltd.

    LAMP/Software Developer
  • Full cycle web application development and ensuring strong web optimization and functionality.
  • Coding web pages utilizing CSS and XHTML and programming languages includingAjax/JavaScript, MySQL and PHP to fully integrate with applications developed to serve the purpose.
  • Worked in a variety of development frameworks including Zend, prototype and Jquery.
  • Monitoring sites program performance and web server applications.
  • Analyzing, reviewing and modifying web systems by designing, monitoring, maintaining, documenting, and testing web based applications.
  • Working on multiple web projects including website enhancements, layout enhancements, desktop applications, application-backed websites and web-based applications.
  • MySQL Database Design.
  • Developing shell script for various applications like creating window shares, backups and FTP.
  • LAMP Server administration.

  • June 2008 - Jan 2010

    Capex Health IT Ltd

    System Engineer/Programmer
  • Design and develop web based management systems.
  • Technical support to Doctors and Nurses.
  • Implementing Motiva Remote Monitoring System and iSOFT application to customer site.
  • Testing network connectivity of computers and peripheral devices.
  • Escalating any major problems to the relevant specialist.
  • Providing support to the IT department after go-live of new system.


    My formal education
    2007 - 2008

    University of Reading

    Masters in Network Centered Computing (First)

    2003 - 2007

    Punjab Technical University

    Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication Engineering (Distinction)

    I received an award for my work at NCMRW, Govt. of India in 2006.

    2001 - 2003

    NSJA Govt. College, India

    Higher Secondary (First)

    2000 - 2001

    St Mary's School, India

    Matriculation (First)


    My practical skills and knowledge

    Web Technologies

    Scripting Languages

    10 out of 10
    9 out of 10
    Json & Ajax
    9 out of 10
    6 out of 10

    Mark Up Languages

    10 out of 10
    9 out of 10

    Web Frameworks

    10 out of 10
    8 out of 10
    8 out of 10
    8 out of 10
    10 out of 10
    7 out of 10
    Sail.js ( Real time Node.js framework)
    9 out of 10


    7 out of 10
    5 out of 10
    5 out of 10

    Database Server

    10 out of 10
    7 out of 10

    Web Server

    10 out of 10
    8 out of 10
    8 out of 10


    Linux (Redhat & Centos)
    10 out of 10
    Linux (Ubuntu)
    7 out of 10