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Fabio Barone, Software Developer in Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia
Fabio Barone

Software Developer in Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia

Member since December 28, 2013
Fabio is an architect and software engineer with extensive experience in big complex IT (Swiss banks) and NGO environments, mainly with web technology. He is enthusiastic about open source and cutting-edge technology. He also boasts back-end skills, including scaling, robustness, and security.
Fabio is now available for hire



  • Java, 7 years
  • JavaScript, 5 years
  • jQuery, 3 years
  • Ruby, 2 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
  • PHP, 2 years
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • Python, 1 year
Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia



Preferred Environment

Linux, Git, Vi

The most amazing...

...project I've been a part of is the first online-only Internet bank in Switzerland.


  • Software Engineer (Web Developer)

    2012 - 2014
    • Developed several web sites and web applications of varying size and complexity.
    • Adopted NodeJS and AngularJS as the main development environment.
    • Handled inline editing forms.
    • Contributed to scalabiity, performance and architecture for a scraping infrastructure of a nodejs platform
    • Contributed to a GIS open source map project
    • Substantially improved front-end skills with HTML5, CSS, responsive design, etc.
    • Took over maintenance and further development of a huge complex web application based on django
    • Development and maintenance of some small php web sites (joomla, yii)
    Technologies: JavaScript, NodeJS, Python, Django, PHP, jQuery, CSS
  • Architect, Software Engineer

    2011 - 2012
    Social Trade Organization
    • Created a high performance open source online banking application.
    • Introduced a testing environment to a team that did not previously use testing.
    • Worked with Google Web Toolkit GWT.
    • Implementation of several parts of the online banking platform, using hibernate, GWT, Spring, J2EE
    • Contributed in design of architecture, scalability and performance issues
    Technologies: J2EE, Java, Hibernate, Spring, JBoss, GWT
  • Software Engineer (Web Developer)

    2008 - 2011
    • Gained independent contracting experience.
    • Developed client management skills.
    • Participated in open source projects.
    • Implementation of several web projects of varying complexity, CMS customization and web applications.
    • Contribution to a social network web application based on elgg and php
    • Contracting for a public software organization for an Italian administrative region. Implementation of client-facing User Intefaces for civic card management and implementation of back-end systems in Java and Spring
    Technologies: PHP, Ruby on Rails, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, ActiveScript
  • Architect, Software Engineer

    2002 - 2004
    PostFinance, Switzerland
    • Worked as a team leader.
    • Managed complex IT.
    • Managed applications.
    • Displayed organizational skills.
    • Generated IT Strategy.
    • Implementation of J2EE / SOA components
    • Implemented B2B Interface with biggest Swiss bank for the exchange of security sensitive data with SSL, certificates, web services
    Technologies: J2EE, Java, EAI, JMS, SOA
  • Consultant, IT Architect, Software Engineer

    1999 - 2002
    Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Switzerland
    • Gained consultancy experience.
    • Worked as team leader.
    • Implemented security.
    • Played an important role in the construction of first online-only Swiss bank.
    • Managed projects.
    • Created complex international projects.
    Technologies: J2EE, Java, EAI, SOA


  • (Development)

    This is the first online-only internet bank in Switzerland. It is now defunct.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Node.js, AngularUI, D3.js
  • Tools

    Eclipse RCP, Eclipse IDE, GIS
  • Frameworks

    Loopback, Yii 2, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django, AngularJS
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL


  • MSc degree in Holistic Science
    2007 - 2008
    University of Plymouth / Schumacher College - Devon, UK
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology and Communications
    1995 - 1999
    University of Applied Sciences - Switzerland
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