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about

Introduced to computers at the age of 5, had the first webpage at 8 and started programming at 12. Currently developing full stack software in Javascript and Typescript. Extremely passionate about what I do and constantly aiming to succeed. Interested in education, public speaking, self-hosting software, OSS, and singing.

I had a band and you can find me on Twitter and listen to my music on Spotify & Apple Music.

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what i do
PROGRAMMING
TESTING
DEVOPS
DOCUMENTATION

what i work with

experience
nov 2019 - present
Full Stack Developer blow LTD, Lisbon

blow LTD is the UK’s leading on demand beauty business. A business designed by women, for women, with beauty services delivered at a time and place that suits you booked through an easy, award-winning app.

• Joined to work on the several microservices with AWS Lambda, SQS, SNS, RDS, S3 and DynamoDB

• Implemented CI/CD with Github Actions

• Took part in a huge database restructure to support internationalization, making the data migration scripts and updating both backend and frontend logic

• Worked on the website and admin panel, both built with react

• Implemented graphql as querying language between the AP and the backends

apr 2017 - oct 2019
Full Stack Developer Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon

Técnico is the largest school of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology in Portugal, involving a community of over 10,000 people.

• Joined to support and develop custom WordPress plug-ins

• Implemented CI/CD in Gitlab for multiple repositories

• Developed authentication solutions with CAS and SAML

• Took part in the development of several Node.JS/Vue.JS applications

• Lead the change from WordPress-as-a-CMS to a headless installation. Using a custom-built API and moving our sites to Nuxt (SSR Vue.JS) helped achieve a quicker page load, better responsiveness and user satisfaction. We achieved low-latency response times with response caching and ElasticSearch

dec 2016 — may 2018
Chief Information Officer Limpa-m'isto, Lisbon

Limpa-m’isto was a cleaning company acting as intermediary between clients and companies while keeping a unified image and brand. I was responsible for the move from Excel spreadsheets to an entire technological stack.

• Designed the MongoDB schema and setup our whole infrastructure

• Developed a stateless backend with Loopback.js (a Node.JS framework) supporting internationalization and communication (SMS/Email) templates with built-in versioning

• Developed an administrative interface with Angular 2-4 with real-time communication using socket.IO

• Developed a customer-facing website with Bootstrap/PHP and a mobile app with Ionic (Angular 2)

• Simplified overcomplicated processes and tailored solutions to improve retention and customer satisfaction

mar 2016 - nov 2016
Full Stack Developer Audiomate

Audiomate’s goal was to revolutionize web advertising through audio ads either in web stations or podcasts

• Developed a stateless DAAST-compliant backend with Express.js responsible for targetting and serving of audio creatives

• Developed an administrative and customer-facing dashboard with Bootstrap, jQuery and PHP

• Took part in the development of our DAAST-compliant audio player


education
1
2015-2019
Instituto Superior Técnico
BsC in Computer Science and Engineering

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