Danilo Resende, Software Developer in Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Danilo Resende

Software Developer in Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Member since August 9, 2015
Danilo has over five years of experience developing software in a variety of programming languages at Facebook and Instagram. He has led small teams of engineers at high-impact enterprises to build systems at scale, serving hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Danilo is now available for hire




Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil



Preferred Environment

Unix, Git, Tmux, Vim Text Editor

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was identifying and ranking trending hashtags at Instagram.


  • Software Engineer

    2014 - PRESENT
    • Contributed to the data products and infrastructure team.
    • Built the back-end for trending hashtags and locations at Instagram.
    • Led the project above with a team of five engineers.
    • Started working on ranking and machine learning problems, even though I'm not an expert on that field.
    Technologies: C++, Python
  • Software Engineer

    2010 - 2014
    • Part of a team who built the Facebook ads analytics platform.
    • Built the web interface used by Facebook advertisers to track and optimize their marketing campaigns.
    • Worked on a big data migration project which significantly changed the primary data model used by Facebook ads.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Hack, PHP
  • Software Engineer Intern

    2010 - 2010
    • Developed features for an internal tool to support Facebook's recruiting team.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP


  • Trending at Instagram (Development)

    Blog post I wrote with another engineer about how we built trending hashtags at Instagram.

  • New Campaign Structure for Facebook Ads (Development)

    Post about the outcome of the big data model migration we worked on for 9 months by changing the hierarchy of Facebook ad objects.

  • Facebook Ads Reporting Tool (Development)

    I was the tech lead on a small team of 5 engineers who revamped the Facebook ads reporting tool in 2013.

  • Revamped Facebook Ads Manager (Development)

    We redesigned the Facebook ads manager UI in 2013 and I was responsible for that project on the engineering side.


  • Languages

    Python, Java, PHP, SQL, C++, JavaScript, Hack
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Django, Hadoop, Flask
  • Libraries/APIs

    Facebook API, Facebook Ads API, API Development, React, Instagram API
  • Other

    Data Scientist, APIs, HHVM
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Apache Hive, Memcached, MySQL, HBase, NoSQL
  • Tools

    Vim Text Editor, Tmux, Git
  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    Unix, Linux


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2010
    Federal University of Campina Grande - Campina Grande, Brazil

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