Federico Comesaña, Back-end Developer in Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay
Federico Comesaña

Back-end Developer in Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay

Member since January 2, 2017
Federico is a results-driven, customer-focused, articulate, and analytical software engineer who loves challenges. He has an extensive background in the full cycle of software development process so he's got plenty of experience with web development. Professional development plays an important role with him so he keeps up to date with the different IT areas he works with so if Federico's not working, he's learning new technologies.
Federico is now available for hire




Montevideo, Montevideo Department, Uruguay



Preferred Environment

Bitbucket, GitHub, WebStorm, PyCharm, Ubuntu

The most amazing...

...project I worked on was Subrayado. It was an important news website with several technical challenges i.e. build a CMS, high traffic support and async tasks.


  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Developed an app for automation for Industry (PLC’s, AGV’s, conveyors, robots, vision cameras). Custom SCADA for the web using WebSockets for real-time communication.
    • Launched processes for Warehouse automation (Conveyors, AGV's and Cranes) using Celery and Django-Rest Framework.
    • Migrated a phone accessories eCommerce platform from Magento to Shopify.
    Technologies: Django, Python, Python 3, REST, JSON, WebSockets, Django REST Framework, Celery, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • Project Manager | Team Leader | Tech Leader

    2015 - PRESENT
    University of the Republic Faculty of Economics and Administration
    • Implemented an administrative website for students at a university which allowed 500 people to plan together a one-year trip around the world.
    • Performed requirements gathering and analysis. Did task estimation and project planning.
    • Developed a website using Django and Celery for asynchronous tasks. The website is capable of event notification, assistance management, people tracking, travel diary, surveys, and fines.
    • Implemented deployment and infrastructure using Fabric, Linode, MySQL, and Nginx.
    • Performed search engine optimization (SEO) and performance optimizations for 500 concurrent users (Nginx caches, MySQL config, and Django queries).
    Technologies: Celery, Django, Python, VPS/VDS, Linux, Ubuntu
  • Full-stack Developer

    2012 - 2017
    • Created a mobile app for iOS and Android using Apache Cordova. The app uses QR Code scanning and geolocation to retrieve information.
    • Developed core APIs using Django Rest with 100% unit testing coverage.
    • Implemented websites using Django and AngularJS with extensive unit test coverage. Also developed asynchronous tasks using Celery.
    • Worked on deployment and infrastructure, setting up several VPS (databases, web servers, and security).
    Technologies: Redis, MySQL, PostgreSQL, NGINX, Cordova, PhoneGap, Angular, Django REST Framework, Django, Python
  • Web Developer

    2013 - 2015
    • Involved in the full life-cycle of software development process at Overactive—including requirements gathering, analysis, design, coding and testing for high volume traffic websites.
    • Developed a custom CMS and back-end of a portal website for a TV news program with social network integration (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus). Improve performance for high concurrent users, adding/ optimizing Memcached, Nginx cache, and Django queries and template rendering.
    • Worked on the front-end and back-end of a TV provider website. In addition to showing programming, this website is connected to several payments gateway and other Entertainment providers such HBO Go, Fox Play and Hot Go, using SAML protocol for authentication.
    • Worked on a an electronic financial system at Puerto Rico—performing management tasks and also being core back-end developer. Highlights: requirements analysis, legacy systems integration and payment gateway integration.
    • Handled front-end tasks for online banking at Jamaica National Building Society's Electronic Financial Services.
    Technologies: .NET, Django, Python
  • Programming Teacher

    2012 - 2015
    ORT University
    • Worked as a teacher of the subject Programming 1 and 2 at ORT Uruguay University.
    • Did course planning.
    • Handled course work and correcting tests.
    Technologies: Java
  • Programming & Robotics Teacher

    2011 - 2012
    Ceibal Plan
    • Worked on the Ceibal Project which is the implementation of the OLPC Project in Uruguay. My work mostly involved me teaching the programming and robotic courses organized by Ceibal and ORT Uruguay University at LATU.
    • Taught at a training workshop for 500 high school teachers.
    • Did short course planning.
    Technologies: Robotics, Scratch, C


  • Subrayado News website

    Subrayado is a TV news program based in Uruguay, South America.

  • TCC Website

    TCC is a TV provider based in Uruguay. In addition to showing programming, this website is connected to several payments gateway and other entertainment providers such as HBO Go, Fox Play, and Hot Go.

  • Grupo de Viaje de Ciencias Económicas

    An administrative website for students at the university permitted 500 people to plan a one-year trip worldwide. I worked on event notifications, assistance management, people tracking, travel diary, surveys, and fines.

  • AuthenticateMe™

    AuthenticateMe™ empowers consumers to verify trademarks' authenticity and registered brand names at participating retailers before they buy. Lessen your chances of buying counterfeit, buy at AuthenticateMe™ licensed retailers.


  • Languages

    Python, Python 3, JavaScript, Scratch, CSS, Java, SQL, C#, C, Assembler, T-SQL, C++, HTML, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Django, Django REST Framework, Bootstrap, .NET, Angular, Flask, Jasmine, PhoneGap, AngularJS, Redux
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached, Redis, SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Other

    Teamwork, Back-end, Robotics, Communication, Computer Science, Software Engineering, WebSockets, VPS/VDS, Cordova, PICC, Unix Shell Scripting
  • Libraries/APIs

    Fabric, OpenCV, jQuery, React Redux, React
  • Tools

    Subversion (SVN), Git, NGINX, PyCharm, WebStorm, GitHub, Bitbucket, Celery, Karma, Apache
  • Paradigms

    REST, Unit Testing, Scrum
  • Platforms

    Linux, Ubuntu, Windows
  • Industry Expertise



  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
    2009 - 2014
    Universidad ORT Uruguay - Montevideo, Uruguay


  • Certificate in English - Level 6
    VGC International College
  • First Certificate in English Examination
    University of Cambridge

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