Daniel Munoz, Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
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Daniel Munoz

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Algorithms Developer

Seattle, WA, United States
Toptal Member Since
December 5, 2013

Daniel currently works in the high-performance C++ data warehouse access library for Meta. He has worked on other high-geared applications in C++ for companies such as Dreamworks Animation SKG. He has also developed C++ applications with the Intel Threading Building Blocks framework, Boost C++, and Qt libraries.



Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio, Qt Creator, Linux, Windows

The most amazing...

...project I've been a part of is Meta's data warehouse C++ access library.

Work Experience

Software Engineer

2021 - PRESENT
  • Maintaining C++ library used to access Data Warehouse.
  • I can't say much since I recently joined the company.
  • I can't say much since I recently joined the company.
Technologies: C++, Python 3

Software Development Engineer II

2017 - 2020
Amazon Web Services
  • Maintained YAML front-end to Ruby library used for Infrastructure as Code.
  • Oversaw a high traffic preference service in Java.
  • Supported a bulk refunds service used for bill adjustments.
Technologies: Ruby

Qt Developer

2015 - 2017
  • Ported an Android Secure Messenger application to BlackBerry native.
  • Ported the crypto library from Java to C++.
Technologies: BlackBerry, Qt, C++

C++ Developer

2015 - 2015
  • Integrated the GiNaC library into a Qt project.
  • Integrated the Cuba library into a Qt project.
  • Created different callback functions for the Cuba integration function.
  • Created a parser for a Scene Definition File.
  • Created images from mathematical equations.
Technologies: GiNaC Framework, Linux, C++

C++ Developer

2014 - 2015
  • Created a project in C++ using Qt OpenGL support.
  • Developed a whistle recognition C++ library using Qt.
  • Removed the Qt dependencies from the whistle lib and compiled it with Android NDK.
  • Created an Android app that used the whistle lib as the back-end sound processing.
  • Implemented a fast SMQT (Successive Mean Transformation Transform) algorithm for the whistle processing which performs in O(N) instead of O(N*L), reducing processing time to 3% to 19% of the original time (depending on the number of samples).
Technologies: Android NDK, Android, OpenGL, Qt, C++

C++ Desktop Programmer

2014 - 2014
Slimware Utilities
  • Improved the existing Stub Installer.
  • Created a multithreaded background process to manage downloads.
  • Created unit tests for the product.
  • Managed overlayed data inserted into the application image.
  • Fixed bugs.
Technologies: Multithreading, Networking, Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library, Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC), C++

Senior C++ Developer

2013 - 2014
Arris (formerly Motorola Mobility)
  • Used the ObjectStore object oriented database.
  • Used CMake as the build system.
  • Developed new features and fixed bugs for a VideoFlow application.
  • Created a logging system to automatically log files, lines, functions, etc. using a preprocessor macro.
  • Fixed numerous C++ bugs.
Technologies: CMake, Git, Windows, Linux, C++

Senior C++ Developer

2012 - 2013
Dreamworks Animation SKG
  • Used parallel computing techniques with Intel TBB.
  • Created a unit test using googletest.
  • Fixed several Python-C++ interfaces.
  • Created mesh compare operators (one for each different kind of mesh) at the request of an artist.
  • Fixed bugs and made improvements to Dreamworks's proprietary software for creating 3D movies.
Technologies: Linux, Qt, Boost, Intel TBB, C++

C++ Developer

2012 - 2012
Motorola Solutions
  • Found the source of bizarre errors that turned out to be related to template linking issues.
  • Created a lock screen UI (password prompt UI) for Windows Mobile 6.5 that interfaced with a data encryption card.
  • Suggested various improvements to the adopted system of generating log information.
  • Developed an asynchronous finite state machine using boost::statechart.
  • Used the Qt framework for the lock plugin UI.
Technologies: Boost, Qt, Windows Mobile

Firmware Developer

2011 - 2011
Controlnet S.A.
  • Worked to allow different USB modes (mass storage, virtual serial port, input device, etc.) to work on an ARM7 development board.
  • Proposed, installed, and evaluated two different real-time operating systems (RTOS's) on an ARM7 development board.
  • Tested an ATM to find bugs.
  • Modified the firmware of an old Buss card system to add new functionality.
  • Worked under the ISO 9001 quality standard.
Technologies: USB, Real-time Operating System (RTOS), Microcontrollers, C++, C
2004 - 2015

Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electronic Engineering

Universidad Tecnologica Nacional - Cordoba, Argentina


Intel TBB, Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library, OpenGL, Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC)


Git, Qt Creator, Visual Studio, Android NDK, CMake


Qt, Boost, GiNaC Framework


C, C++, Ruby, Python, Assembler x86, Java, Python 3


Concurrent Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)


Linux, BlackBerry, Windows, Android, Windows Mobile




Algorithms, Data Structures, Microcontrollers, Real-time Operating System (RTOS), USB, Networking, Multithreading, Cryptography

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