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Carlos Palhares

Carlos Palhares

Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Member since July 15, 2015
Carlos is interested in consulting, web applications, mobile development, tests, operational systems, and hacking small and big things. He's got great experience with software design, agile methodologies, and programming languages. He also loves to delete unnecessary code! His mottos are “less code, fewer bugs” and “design for the sake of the next guy.”
Carlos is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Power Home Remodeling
    Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Docker, Phoenix, Elixir, React, Redux, Asterisk, Adhearsion
  • Wobo, Inc
    Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Puppet, Ansible, Node.js, Angular
  • Bearch, Inc
    Ruby on Rails, Objective-C, Ruby
Experience
  • SQL, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • Object-oriented Programming (OOP), 6 years
  • Ruby, 6 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 6 years
  • Jasmine, 3 years
  • AngularJS, 2 years
  • C#, 2 years
Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Mac OS, VS Code, iTerm2, Git
The most amazing...
...project I've participated in was a system to calculate and control the flow of a gas transportation service across the USA, Canada, and Mexico.
Employment
  • Senior Software Engineer
    2016 - PRESENT
    Power Home Remodeling
    • Refactored a really large Ruby/Rails application to scale.
    • Helped and trained new inexperienced developers, bringing them up to speed to contribute to the project.
    • Decomposed a large monolithic Rails app into a containerized application.
    • Worked directly with the client on building new products.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Docker, Phoenix, Elixir, React, Redux, Asterisk, Adhearsion
  • Senior Software Engineer
    2013 - 2016
    Wobo, Inc
    • Led projects.
    • Projected and developed a store with high-performance ETL.
    • Developed a deploy/build system with Ansible.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Puppet, Ansible, Node.js, Angular
  • Senior Software Engineer
    2013 - 2013
    Bearch, Inc
    • Developed a production-level native iOS app.
    • Developed a solid RESTful API following the HAL Specification.
    • Created rich JS web interfaces.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Objective-C, Ruby
  • Software Development Senior Consultant
    2011 - 2013
    ThoughtWorks, Inc.
    • Developed a rich web application for developing standardized test handling from user input to test print.
    • Worked on the cloud control interface of a major US cloud provider.
    • Automated the cloud control deployment through IRC bots.
    • Worked on multiple roles as developer, devops, and QA.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Java, C#, .NET, Bash, JavaScript
Experience
  • Rackspace Cloud Control Panel (Development)

    A legacy web application that provides a control panel for the different hosting and cloud products that Rackspace provides. The project is focused towards maintaining and improving the wep application and accommodating the changes required by the new features and products Rackspace provides.

  • Half Price Books (Development)

    Developed the eCommerce platform for a major used bookstore with a team of ten, supporting over 8 million products, marketplace, and stock integration.

  • Sayish (Development)

    Team collaboration tool directed to web development. The tool included a chrome extension (React) that allowed the user to annotate web pages, live or locally, and share the notes within a project/team.

    The front-end was React.js, the back-end was fully Node.js, including a system to receive inbound emails to collaborate.

  • Measured Progress (Development)

    Worked as a developer and consultant in a project to migrate a web application to support the creation of K-12 tests and assessments.

    The project was heavily based on the client side, using JavaScript and a set of tools to allow editing texts and media. The back-end was C# MVC 2 and NHibernate for persistance. Something compared to a text processor like OpenOffice Writer.

    Technology/Tools: JavaScript, C#, Java, HTML, CSS, NHibernate, Web Driver, Git-SVN, MS SQL and JBehave.

  • Multi-Pipeline Commercial System Suite (Development)

    I was part of the team implementing a new web-based commercial systems suite to support the entire North American gas pipeline portfolio, interfacing and co-existing with current legacy systems. As a senior developer, I was actively involved in designing, implementing, and testing new features in an incremental fashion. I also supported the business analysts to identify, define, and analyze these features. As a part of a distributed agile team, I regularly collaborated with business stakeholders, analysts, testers, and other developers.

Skills
  • Languages
    Ruby, SQL, Java, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS3, Objective-C, Python, HTML5, Elixir, C++, CSS
  • Frameworks
    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Express.js, Redux, Jasmine, AngularJS, React Native, Ionic, Phoenix, ASP.NET MVC
  • Tools
    Sublime Text, RSpec, Sublime Text 3
  • Paradigms
    Imperative programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), REST, Concurrent Programming
  • Other
    HTTP, HAL, Back-end Development
  • Libraries/APIs
    React, Node.js, jQuery, JSON API, AngularUI, Redux Form
  • Platforms
    Visual Studio Code, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, DB2, CouchDB, Cassandra
Education
  • Post-Baccalaureate degree in Software Engineering
    2011 - 2012
    Federal University of Minas Gerais - Minas Gerais/Brazil
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2010
    Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais - Minas Gerais/Brazil
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