ABOUT YOU GmbH - Hamburg, Germany

Lead Backend DeveloperApr, 2019 — Present

Among my responsibilities and achievements as Lead Developer are:

  • Helping the company scale both B2C & B2B models to hundreds of shops and still counting;
  • I'm responsible for managing, deploying and monitoring the API and the services which make the Shop API available for 25 countries and for our cloud customers, a high traffic API with an average of 500 KPM reaching during Black Friday 1M RPM;
  • Conception and implementation of new features;
  • Guiding developers regarding new features, bug resolution and the onboard process;
  • Code review and ensure that good practices and performance concerns are being used during the development cycle;
  • Interviewing and helping with the recruitment process of new developers.
  • Be the first technical access for clarifying questions across teams and with our product manager.

Technologies and Stack: PHP 7/8, Design Patterns, API, Supervisor, Bamboo, AWS, SQS, SNS, Lumen, Laravel, Phalcon, Redis, Elasticsearch, Mysql, Codeception, PHP Unit, Kubernetes, Vagrant, Docker, Graylog, Kibana, New Relic and Datadog

ABOUT YOU GmbH - Hamburg, Germany

PHP Backend DeveloperMay, 2018 — Apr, 2019

I've been working in the Cloud API team, the team develops backend services for our ABOUT YOU Cloud clients as well as internally like for our Mobile applications. This includes a high traffic real-time API, and several services constantly running in the background. Technologies: PHP 7, Design Patterns, API, Lumen, Laravel, Phalcon, Redis, Elasticsearch, Mysql, Codeexception, PHP Unit, Vagrant, Docker, Graylog, New Relic and Json Schema

Arizona, Making Marketing Flow - São Paulo, Brazil

Senior PHP DeveloperMay, 2017 — Apr, 2018

As a Senior developer I'm responsible for maintenance and development of new features to the platform known as Retail-PIP that gives support for the production and marketing of our customers; beyond that, I'm also part of the team that keep the others legacy projects built in PHP healthy and running. The current project that I'm involved in is the construction of the new version of the Flow. This software is one of the main products of the company which has the objective to store and manage effectively all products, assets and documents of our clients. Technologies: Linux, PHP 7, OO, frameworks (Yii, Symfony and Silex), Soap, Json, JWT, APIs, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, databases (Mysql and MongoDB), TDD, functional and unit test (PHPUnit), Nuxeo platform, ESB (Ws02), RabbitMq, Jenkins with pipeline flow, Docker and Vagrant

R7/RecordTV - São Paulo, Brazil

Software DeveloperDec, 2015 — Apr, 2017

As a generalist developer, I had to deal with different systems and language programming, development and maintenance of blogs and applications in the R7 portal and the Rede Record TV channel applications. Regarding the PHP Team, I was also responsible for tutoring the juniors developers, helping with the hiring process and suggestions for new architecture solutions mainly with the WordPress platform. Technologies used are: PHP, Ruby, Sinatra, Rails, WordPress, NodeJs, MySql, Mongo, Redis e etc

Easy Taxi - São Paulo, Brazil

PHP DeveloperNov, 2014 — Dec, 2015

Development and maintenance of internal and external applications like Backoffice system, API, WebApp and Uploader documents. I also worked with special partners and promotions like Multiplus, Ambev, TripAdvisor and Outlook. Technologies: PHP, Node.js, frameworks (Symfony, Silex, Phalcon and Express), databases (Mysql, MongoDB, Redis and Memcache), Amazon Web Services, TDD (PHPUnit), BDD(Behat, Jasmine), Scrum, Kanban e versionamento GIT

BRConnection - São Paulo, Brazil

PHP DeveloperSet, 2008 — Nov, 2014

Developer and maintainer of Webmail Emexis-webmail an opensource solution by Brconnection. I have developed the front-end of the Omne 2.7, PDF reports using FPDF class and PChart and some routines in the backend like informations' server (Dashboard). Development of a Groupware solution (Drive, calendar, contacts and E-mail through Webdav/Caldav protocol. Technologies: PHP 5, Bootstrap, PERL, Javascript, JSON, Jquery, Ajax, PostgreSQL, CSS, HTML e SVN.

Testmat - São Paulo, Brazil

Internship in programming and ITApr, 2007 — Set, 2008

Maintenance of all the company's websites, e-learning management (Moodle) and restructuring, administration of the company’s Network and creation of a new portal using Plone/Zope and Python language

Microlins - Embu das Artes, Brazil

Computer teacherMar, 2006 — Apr, 2007

Instructor of Microsoft Office 2000 suite, Windows 2000, internet use e typing


SENAC Lapa Tito

Post-graduation (Graduate education), Web Engineer2012 — 2013

Adventist University Centre of São Paulo (UNASP)

Bachelor's degree, Computer sciences2008 — 2011

SENAI Swiss-brazilian

Technical Computing and Communication Networks2007 — 2008



Creator2016 — Present

A telegram bot written in NodeJS and MongoDB that notifies the public about problems in the train and subway system in the São Paulo City.

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WordPress Core and translator contributor

Contributor2016 — Present

Core and translator contributor for WordPress 4.5 and 4.6, mainly with unit tests

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Computer teacher volunteer

Teacher2014 — Present

Volunteer in the Calebe group focusing on elderly people.


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