Andre Hildinger, Developer in Forest Park, IL, United States
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Andre Hildinger

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Software Developer

Forest Park, IL, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 29, 2016

André is a versatile and talented developer with more than 13 years of experience as a developer and 8 years as a web developer. He has worked mostly with Java, Spring, micro-services, Java EE, JavaScript (AngularJS, jQuery, and Ext JS), HTML, CSS (Bootstrap), and so on.


Solstice Consulting
Jenkins, PCF, RabbitMQ, Redis, MariaDB, Cloud, Boot, Spring, Java
Bootstrap, Angular Material, Angular, MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, Spring, Java
Git, Java, CSS, HTML, AngularJS, JavaScript




Preferred Environment

Slack, Git, IntelliJ, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a web application that needed multi-tenancy, offline browser capability, and high responsiveness requirements.

Work Experience

Technical Consultant

2018 - PRESENT
Solstice Consulting
  • Worked with a big client pairing the whole time and using TDD.
  • Onboarded several developer to the team helping them to get to speed quickly regarding both the technologies used and the business itself.
  • Participated in the creation of two new highly performant micro-services that use all the technologies mentioned above.
  • Helped to raise code coverage in four micro-services and one shared module to 100%.
  • Improved the performance of one of the main micro-services to support a high concurrent amount of requests with a huge payload.
Technologies: Jenkins, PCF, RabbitMQ, Redis, MariaDB, Cloud, Boot, Spring, Java

Fullstack Developer

2016 - 2018
  • Developed and maintained a back-end application using Java, Spring, MySQL, Redis, MongoDB, and several other technologies.
  • Led the development of a front-end application using Angular and multiple auxiliary tools and libraries.
  • Created a new front-end project using Vue.js to show reports and charts generated in the backend using BigQuery.
  • Integrated a back-end application with external an API to import data for products by their barcodes.
  • Created multiple tests for the front-end application from scratch.
Technologies: Bootstrap, Angular Material, Angular, MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, Spring, Java

Senior Software Analyst

2016 - 2016
  • Worked with outsourcing and being directly involved with a customer's project.
  • Helped to create the new software using mainly AngularJS and Java as the back-end.
  • Fixed issues in both back-end and in the front-end.
  • Contributed to the JavaScript framework.
Technologies: Git, Java, CSS, HTML, AngularJS, JavaScript

Software Architect

2011 - 2016
  • Migrated the point-of-sale project to Gradle and implanted a continuous delivery server with quick tests running for each commitment.
  • Led teams of up to six developers in the workflow processes, proprietary web framework, language migration, and point of sale projects.
  • Helped to migrate the company's ERP from Delphi to Java.
  • Trained new developers.
  • Worked as a member of the maintenance team.
  • Helped to implant Git.
  • Provided formal feedback on performance of team members.
Technologies: Multiple Databases, Git, CVS, Delphi, jQuery, Ext JS, JavaScript, Java


2010 - 2011
  • Participated in projects under government contracts.
  • Provided technical leadership for Java projects.
  • Trained new developers.
  • Helped to elaborate analysis artifacts.
  • Maintained already existing projects.
Technologies: Databases, Subversion (SVN), jQuery, JavaScript, JSF, Java


2009 - 2010
  • Contributed in the implementation of the integration with Brazil's electronic invoice.
  • Implemented new functionalities on the company's ERP.
  • Reduced the time of database queries from seconds to a few milliseconds.
  • Helped to separate database access from business rules.
  • Fixed bugs.
Technologies: Firebird, Subversion (SVN), Delphi, Java


2006 - 2009
  • Created the company's website.
  • Made the ERP's facelift.
  • Implemented a report build for dot matrix printers invoices.
  • Helped the support team to clarify ideas to clients.
  • Fixed bugs.
Technologies: Firebird, Delphi, PHP

Cloud-Based Point of Sale

Created the back-end and front-end architecture and helped to implement a cloud-based multi-tenant point of sale application that needs to keep running if the connection goes off and synchronizes new data when the connection returns.


Java, JavaScript, PHP, Delphi, CSS, PCF, HTML5, HTML


JUnit, AppCache, Jasmine, AngularJS, JPA, Hibernate, Spring, JSF, Angular Material, Bootstrap, Ext JS, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), Angular


JAX-RS, RESTEasy, LocalStorage, jQuery, AngularUI, Node.js


SourceTree, Git, Karma, Eclipse IDE, IntelliJ, WebStorm, Java Application Servers, Bower, Slack, Subversion (SVN), CVS, Jenkins, NPM, RabbitMQ


Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Kanban, Agile Software Development, Scrum


Windows, Java EE, MacOS, Oracle, VMware Tanzu Application Service (TAS) (Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)), Amazon Web Services (AWS)


PostgreSQL, MySQL, Firebird, Databases, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, IndexedDB, Redis, MongoDB


Full-stack, Multiple Databases, Boot, Cloud, Spring Cloud

2006 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Regional University of Blumenau - Blumenau, Brazil