Danilo Cabello, Full-stack Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Danilo Cabello

Full-stack Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since June 7, 2019
For over the past decade, Danilo has been working as a software developer creating web apps and software that can scale. At his current employment, he’s successfully occupied several roles such as full-stack developer, team lead, manager, back-end developer, and he’s now working on a team that is responsible for the development tools. Danilo champions best practices and helps developers to be more productive by providing reusable software.
Danilo is now available for hire


  • Wealthsimple
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), React, AngularJS, PostgreSQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR)...
  • Kira Talent
    JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Django, Python
  • Yahoo!
    Apache Thrift, MySQL, PHP, Python



Toronto, ON, Canada



Preferred Environment

Azure SQL Databases, Python, Redis, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Git

The most amazing...

...piece of software I've ever built is a multiple video format encoder that provides the best video quality depending on the user's bandwidth.


  • Software Engineer

    2015 - PRESENT
    • Developed and led the development of a fleet of new microservices to solve business problems around transactions, funding, promotions, fees, and many other domains.
    • Led a product-focused team of five developers with consistent deliveries and real impact on the business.
    • Improved operational excellence and reduced the burden of maintaining services in real time—resulting in a smaller volume of client support tickets.
    • Supported and championed the implementation of the end-to-end tests using Cypress.io.
    • Maintained and provided reusable dependencies and tooling used by all engineers in the organization.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), React, AngularJS, PostgreSQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby
  • Software Engineer

    2014 - 2015
    Kira Talent
    • Built a video-interview platform.
    • Developed and maintained back end and front end of applications.
    • Implemented an Ansible solution to easily and quickly spin up new video processing servers when servers are under heavy load.
    • Created features behind the feature flags—resulting in that the deployments were made as soon as possible and the features had real clients as early testers.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Django, Python
  • Software Engineer

    2011 - 2012
    • Developed and maintained a Tumblr/Twitter-like application at a scale of millions of consumers per month.
    • Replaced legacy software in one of the shortest timelines that the company has ever seen.
    Technologies: Apache Thrift, MySQL, PHP, Python


  • Launch of a New Product Line

    I've led and developed a new product line that has grown to be an important business unit of the company. The project is live today and it lasted nine months until public launch; it included several iterations and testing phases (internal only with friends, family, and early adopters).

  • Automation of Manual Processes

    Throughout my career, I've participated in the automation of several manual processes.

    Previously, they took days to weeks and required a person doing time-consuming tasks like printing files, clicking checkboxes, verifying multiple data sources, and so on.

    Step by step, these processes were automated until minimum acceptable work was required to keep these operational.

  • Private Slack Bot

    This Slack bot is capable of answering common company-wide requests and aggregates data from other sources for easy consumption.

  • Open-source Linter Extension

    After analyzing our codebase, we decided to introduce linters that would check for incorrect usage of our integration partners, suggest the correct approach, and in many cases auto-correct the code.

  • Video Transcoding and Bandwidth Detector

    While developing a video interviewing platform, we had users all over the world. It became evident that we needed to transcode videos in several quality versions so that we would serve the best video for that user's bandwidth to prevent buffering, poor experiences, and increase the likelihood they can complete their interview.

  • Personal eCommerce Website

    When moving countries, I had to get rid of all my stuff but two boxes of personal belongings. I did that by implementing a custom eCommerce website in Django/MySQL and made it open source.

  • Yahoo! Meme

    This is a micro-blogging platform launched in emergent markets that gathered thousands of monthly active users; it was a blend between Twitter and Tumblr.


  • Languages

    Python, Ruby, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, GraphQL, PHP
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django, Apache Thrift, Flask, Cypress.io, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, REST APIs, React, Vue, Rails Engines, Node.js
  • Tools

    RSpec, Git
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD), Unit Testing, Continuous Integration (CI), Agile, Extreme Programming, E2E Testing, Continuous Delivery (CD), Management
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, Azure SQL Databases, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon DynamoDB
  • Other

    Back-end, APIs, Agile Sprints, Technical Leadership, Integration Testing, Front-end, Team Mentoring
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Eningeering
    2006 - 2010
    Universidade Estadual de Campinas - Campinas, Brazil


  • Talk Master Certification
    Speaker Labs

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