Alberto Montagnese, Developer in San Francisco, California, United States
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Alberto Montagnese

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Software Developer

San Francisco, California, United States
Toptal Member Since
August 1, 2019

Alberto is a talented software engineer and full-stack web developer. He boasts a proven background successfully managing all facets of site development, from initial architecture to site deployment and client management in deadline-oriented environments. Alberto excels in positions that challenge his problem-solving and analytical skills across a broad spectrum of technologies. His specialties are web applications and development.


Amazon AWS
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android, React, JavaScript, Python...
MySQL, MongoDB, Angular, ECMAScript (ES6), CSS3, HTML5, React, JavaScript...
Redux, React, ECMAScript (ES6), Node.js, JavaScript




Preferred Environment

Emacs, CSS, HTML, React, JavaScript, Node.js

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a machine learning object detection model for anomaly detection.

Work Experience

Solutions Architect (consultant)

2018 - 2019
Amazon AWS
  • Developed fast prototyping using machine learning, deep learning, IoT and serverless architectures.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android, React, JavaScript, Python, AWS IoT Greengrass, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Lex, AWS Lambda, Amazon SageMaker

Solutions Architect, Senior Software Engineer, Web Developer

2013 - 2019
  • Designed and developed rich looking responsive web applications using modern technologies.
  • Worked in a cross-functional Agile (Scrum) team delivering software iteratively with continuous integration and delivery pipelines.
  • Provided and supported the implementation of business solutions.
  • Supported the sales cycle providing technical expertise.
  • Mentored junior developers.
Technologies: MySQL, MongoDB, Angular, ECMAScript (ES6), CSS3, HTML5, React, JavaScript, Node.js, Python, Java, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby

Senior Front-end Developer (consultant)

2016 - 2018
  • Contributed modular, well-tested code to create and maintain user interfaces and resilient systems.
  • Built and improved features of the item page for
Technologies: Redux, React, ECMAScript (ES6), Node.js, JavaScript

Senior Software Engineer

2011 - 2013
  • Consulted for different sized companies and projects. Worked on delivering production-ready front-end and back-end code on time, and under budget.
  • Project Managed and directed client interaction.
  • Ran performance optimization, maintenance, DB migrations and testing.
Technologies: Heroku, Trac, Trello, Jira, PHPUnit, RSpec, MongoDB, CouchDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, Java, PHP, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby

Animated Tabs
• Chrome extension that prompts a new animated Gif every time you open a new tab.
• Over 50,000 daily users.
• Over ten million page views.
• single-time-you-open-a-tab/
2009 - 2011

Master of Science Degree in Computer Science

University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, Illinois, USA

2008 - 2011

Master of Science Degree in Computer Engineering

Politecnico di Milano - Milan, Italy

2005 - 2008

Master of Science Degree in Computer Engineering

Politecnico di Milano - Milan, Italy


Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect



Certified Scrum Product Owner

Scrum Alliance


React, jQuery, Facebook API, Salesforce API, Node.js


Jira, GitHub, Amazon EBS, AWS SDK, JSX, Emacs, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Lex, RSpec, Trello, Trac, Mongoose, MongoDB Shell


JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), Bash, CSS, HTML5, Python, Python 3, CSS3, Java, HTML, Ruby, PHP




Ruby on Rails (RoR), Angular, PHPUnit, Redux


Linux, OS X, AWS IoT, AWS Lambda, Amazon Alexa, AWS IoT Greengrass, Android, Heroku, Amazon Web Services (AWS)


MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), CouchDB, MySQLdb


eCommerce, OOP Designs, Amazon Comprehend

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