Anderson Luiz Ferrari, Developer in Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Anderson Luiz Ferrari

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Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Toptal Member Since
March 7, 2016

Anderson is a software engineer who's strongly committed to delivering the best solution for the problem. In his more than 20 years in the IT industry, he's worked in projects from custom web development, collaboration portals, e-learning platforms, ERP, CMS, project management tools, mobile apps, reporting, business intelligence platforms up to IoT projects. Anderson has an MBA in project management and holds a PMP and MCSD .NET certification.


PATH Administrators (via Toptal)
Azure, Identity Server, Web API, Entity Framework Core, ASP.NET Core, C#
Nomiku (via Toptal)
Apollo, Graphcool, GraphQL, Serverless, Node.js, Material UI, Redux-Saga, Redux...
Round Pegs (via Toptal)
Azure, Microsoft Bot Framework, .NET, C#, CircleCI, Firebase, Quagga, Redux...




Preferred Environment

Linux, MacOS, Windows, GitHub, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

The most amazing...

...product I've built was an IoT project to automate the restaurant weighing process.

Work Experience

Software Engineer

2018 - PRESENT
PATH Administrators (via Toptal)
  • Did back-end and Web API (ASP.NET core) development for a benefits management system.
  • Worked on the new product features design (wireframes and mockups).
  • Did DevOps: hosting and CI/CD on Azure, Azure Blob storage, SQL database, and more.
Technologies: Azure, Identity Server, Web API, Entity Framework Core, ASP.NET Core, C#

Software Engineer

2017 - 2018
Nomiku (via Toptal)
  • Did mobile and front-end development using React, GraphQL, GraphCool, Redux-saga, React Native, and Expo.
  • Worked on back-end development using Node.js, Serverless, and AWS Lambda.
  • Did integrations with Auth0, Mailchimp, Sentry, and Twilio.
Technologies: Apollo, Graphcool, GraphQL, Serverless, Node.js, Material UI, Redux-Saga, Redux, Expo, React Native, DOM, React

Software Engineer

2017 - 2017
Round Pegs (via Toptal)
  • Did the development of an innovative solution for Clinical Analysis Laboratories—implemented a streamlined flow to collect patient examination information using barcodes and mobile solutions.
  • Developed a bot assistant connected to Slack.
  • Worked on hardware integration of a Zebra thermal label printer (ZPL and EPL layout) and barcode reader.
Technologies: Azure, Microsoft Bot Framework, .NET, C#, CircleCI, Firebase, Quagga, Redux, React

Software Engineer

2015 - 2017
  • Used C#, ASP.NET MVC, Angular, and React for IoT and hardware integration projects.
  • Developed a restaurant solution with hardware integration (thermal printer, weighing scaling, display monitor, and sound).
  • Worked on IoT solutions and hardware integration: Raspberry Pi, ESP8266, Arduino, electronic components prototyping and wiring, and Qt/C++.
  • Did Angular front-end development for Navut products (now NestReady
Technologies: Embedded Systems, C++, Blueprint, Bootstrap, CSS, HTML, Entity Framework Core, REST APIs, Web API, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Angular, Redux, React, Emacs, JavaScript

Software Engineer | Business Analyst | Project Manager

2011 - 2015
STML IT Solutions/inDecks
  • Managed and was responsible for DPaschoal KDaPeça Electronic Auto-Parts Catalog. Technologies used included .NET, WPF, Oracle, SQL Server 2014, and SSIS.
  • Worked on a CMS platform that used to interact with the medical community. The client was Sanofi Medical Services ( ) made with the Umbraco CMS (.NET, C#, Razor, and more). Sanofi is one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies.
  • Developed the DPaschoal "Find the Store" web app—where the clients can find the nearest DPaschoal Store ( Used SharePoint custom development and .NET web tool.
  • Developed nine intranet portals for nine companies in the group. The client was Algar Intranets, the fifth-biggest telecom in Brazil ( using SharePoint Online.
  • Worked on Intranets, including some tools where the user can see his bills and interact with the solution. The client was Light Web Portal, a major energy company in Brazil ( Used: SharePoint intranet and the internet.
  • Worked with clients such as: Microsoft, Brasoftware, Odebrecht, Vale, Fundação Vale, TV1, UOL, Movile, Ingresso Rápido, Liberty Seguros, BRQ, Light RJ, Algar, Telefonica/Vivo, CPTM, Sanofi, DPaschoal, Yamana Gold, Comgás, Azul Linhas Aéreas, TJSP, and Serasa.
Technologies: SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SSAS, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL, SharePoint, Angular, ASP.NET MVC, C#

Business Analyst | IT Project Manager

2010 - 2011
Ciatech E-Learning
  • Worked on a custom e-learning platform for big companies in Brazil.
  • Performed business analysis, designed, and developed tools: course player (SCORM), chats, FAQ, forums, quizzes, Tests, Exams, and so on.
  • Delivered solutions for large companies and startups in Brazil like Citibank, Odebrecht, Redecard, Cultural and Education Federal Government, Brasil Telecom/Oi, Magazine Luiza, Sorridents, Brooksfiled Inc, and many others.
Technologies: ASP.NET MVC, Scrum

BI Specialist | IT Project Manager

2010 - 2010
uCube Business Intelligence Solutions
  • Did the development of custom business intelligence solutions.
  • Developed the Touch BI Solution: a project where the users could explore company KPIs on a large touch display with animated controls (
  • Involved with project management practices based on PMI and PMBook principles.
Technologies: SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Integration, Reporting, SQL

Software Engineer

2007 - 2010
Citibank Global Banking
  • Did front-end and back-end development using Microsoft Stack (.NET, SQL SERVER, and more).
  • Maintained internal legacy applications and management of projects and products used by the Global Banking division.
  • Awarded the GDC-Global Banking Performance prize twice (in 2008 and 2009).
Technologies: ASP.NET, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, .NET, C#

Software Developer

2005 - 2007 (now Fraedom) - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Did front-end and back-end development using C#, JavaScript, XML, and XSLT.
  • Developed the spend management solution's new features.
  • Researched and developed projects (gathered server usage metrics, fast database bulk loading with BizTalk, and interfaces with other systems).
Technologies: CSS, HTML, XSLT, XML, ASP.NET, .NET, C#

Software Developer

2004 - 2004
Dell Computers | Global Development Center
  • Planned and integrated a load balance hardware with the internal Salesforce solution.
  • Helped the project manager with project plans, WBSs, schedules, creation of a risk plan, configuration management, and more.
  • Did development using Microsoft Stack (C#, ASP.NET, MVC, and SQL).
Technologies: Hardware Load Balancing (HLD), ASP.NET, .NET, C#

Back-end Developer | Team Leader

2000 - 2003
Paradigma Business Solutions
  • Developed eCommerce and eProcurement solutions: auction, reverse auction, product showcase.
  • Did the development of the first versions of the framework and architecture used for the Paradigma Web Business Center platform.
  • Led the internal development team to integrate the internal product with an eCommerce solution from a company based in Portugal.
Technologies: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#


1997 - 2000
HBsis Informática (now Ambevtech)
  • Did software development using Microsoft Stack (Visual Basic 6, SQL Server) and PowerBuilder.
  • Developed the first version of the helpdesk solution 0800net (now
  • Designed and developed personalized BI reports.
Technologies: Visual Basic, GeneXus, PowerBuilder, Clipper, VB.NET

Developer | Support

1995 - 1997
Gen SC Informática
  • Acted as technical support (helpdesk) for GeneXus developers.
  • Did software development using GeneXus, Clipper, FoxPro for MS-DOS and Windows.
  • Developed a real state solution using GeneXus.
Technologies: Visual FoxPro, Clipper, GeneXus

Software Developer

1994 - 1995
Gestão Informática
  • Worked on the development of new features for the company ERP solution.
  • Developed using mainframe LINC language on Unix.
  • Worked on my first professional software development position, back in 1994.
Technologies: LINC 4GL, Clipper, Unix

DPaschoal Electronic Catalog (KDaPEÇA)
DPaschoal is the largest auto-parts distributor in Brazil. We built an auto-parts electronic catalog where the clients can check prices and buy auto-parts. It was a significant challenge to update the prices of thousands of products daily for every client and to integrate their Oracle legacy server through SSIS.

Sanofi Medical Services Portal

Sanofi is one of the world largest pharmaceutical companies. We built a CMS platform, based on Umbraco, that they use to interact with the medical community.

Light Web Portal

Light is one of the major energy companies in Brazil. We built the new version of their intranet and web portal; including some tools where the user can see his bills and interact with the solution. The project was developed under SharePoint installed on-premises.

Preparing Navut for TechStars Boston Femo-Fay

Navut is a startup that help people to relocate to new cities in Canada and US. They generate leads for people wanting to buy/rent housed and they charge a monthly fee for real state agents.

I helped them to launch the new version that was presented on the TechStars Boston Demo day (April-2016) and some other improvements after that.

My main role has been front-end/AngularJS development.

Improvements on Navut's Web Solution

Provided on-demand improvements and bug fixes for a real state web application that was first created with AngularJS and migrated to React.js/Redux.

The main tech stack is JavaScript/ES6 (Angular, React, Lodash, Recompose), Rest API, Google Maps API.

ALM with VSTS Training

I developed a Visual Studio Team System training where I covered project management processes, work item management, Agile/Scrum templates, automated builds, and more.
2008 - 2009

Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) in Project Management (PMI)

FIAP | IT and Business School of São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil

1996 - 2000

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

FURB | Regional University of Blumenau - Blumenau, SC, Brazil

MAY 2009 - MAY 2021

Project Management Professional (PMP)®

PMI | Project Management Institute


MCSD.Net (Early Archiver): Microsoft Certified Solution Developer: Microsoft .Net



MCAD.Net - Microsoft Application Developer: Microsoft .Net



MCSD - Microsoft Certified Solution Developer: Visual Studio 6.0



MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional



Web API, React, Node.js, React Redux, Google Maps, REST APIs, .NET Hardware Interface, Fiscal Printer API (Daruma), Lodash, Vue, Vue 2, SignalR, WebRTC, D3.js, Twilio API, Google Maps API, Google Maps SDK, Azure Blob Storage API, Entity Framework, Azure Cognitive Services, Redux-Saga, Immutable.js, Underscore.js, HTML5 Web Workers, Google API


Visual Studio 2019, Visual Studio, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Project, Git, GitHub, JSX, Azure DevOps Services, Jira, Trello, Expo, Karma, Webpack, Roslyn, Kestrel, NPM, React Apollo, Emacs, Axure RP Pro, Visual Studio Online (VSO), Mailchimp, Redux Thunk, Sentry, AWS IAM,, Auth0, Quagga, Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS), Microsoft Power BI, Power Pivot, InfoPath, CircleCI, SSAS, You Only Look Once (YOLO), Microsoft Power Apps, Dapper


.NET Core, ASP.NET Core 2, Entity Framework Core, Angular, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, .NET, ASP.NET Web API, IdentityServer 4, ASP.NET Core MVC, .NET 5, ASP.NET Identity, Redux, ASP.NET MVC, AngularJS, ASP.NET Web Forms, React Native, Blazor, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3, Angular Material, Jest, OAuth 2, Razor, Razor Pages, Next.js, Material UI, Cypress, Graphcool, Yarn, Electron, Express.js, Entity, Blueprint, ML.NET, SharePoint Framework (SPFx)


C#.NET, EMCAScript 2015, ES7, JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), SQL, C#, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, TypeScript 3, TypeScript 2, GraphQL, TypeScript, XML/XSLT, Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), ASP.NET Razor, HTML, PHP, T-SQL (Transact-SQL), Python, SCSS, Bash, Visual Basic, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), VB.NET, XML, XSLT, Clipper, PowerBuilder, Visual FoxPro, C++, UML, Zebra Programming Language (ZPL)


ETL, Agile, Continuous Delivery (CD), Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Scrum, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Microservices, REST, Responsive, Unit Testing, Continuous Integration (CI), Incremental Development, API Architecture, Requirements Analysis, Microservices Architecture, Testing, Test-driven Development (TDD)


Microsoft, Qlik, Telerik, Web, Azure, Firebase, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Docker, Android, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, Mobile, Linux, Windows, MacOS, Unix, Azure Service Fabric, Twilio, AWS Lambda, Microsoft Bot Framework, QlikView, Xamarin, SharePoint, Arduino


Azure SQL, Azure SQL Databases, Relational Databases, Microsoft SQL Server, Azure Blobs, Database Modeling, Databases, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), NoSQL, MySQL, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Cloud Services, PostgreSQL, SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Redis, MongoDB

Industry Expertise

Project Management, Banking & Finance


Back-end, Full-stack, Data Modeling, API Integration, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD), PMI, Business Analysis, Business Requirements, Integration, Product Design, Project Management Professional (PMP), Software Engineering, Project Planning, Front-end Development, eCommerce, APIs, Front-end, ETL Tools, Architecture, Technical Leadership, Systems Analysis, System Architecture Design, IT Systems Architecture, Leadership, Hardware/OS Communication, Real Estate, Financial Systems, Serverless, Software Architecture, Internet of Things (IoT), Requirements & Specifications, Communication, Hardware Integration, Identity Server, Lambda Functions, WebSockets, Microsoft Data Transformation Services (now SSIS), Responsive Design, Responsive UI, Angular Bootstrap, Material Design, PWA, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), MVP Design, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), SDKs, Startups, Startup Weekend, Lean Startups, Lean, QR Codes, Content Management Systems (CMS), i18n, System Architecture, System Requirements, Business Strategy, Azure Data Factory, GeneXus, Embedded Systems, Reporting, Hardware Load Balancing (HLD), LINC 4GL, DOM, Sagas, Styled-components, Apollo, Azure Virtual Machines, Apps, Chatbots, Bots, Service Workers, BizTalk, Project Design, Software Design, Commercial Banking, Barcode Library, Barcode Reader, Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), Interfacing Hardware Devices from a Browser, SharePoint PnP, Microsoft Graph API, Microsoft Dataverse, Office 365

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