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Gilberto T. Garcia Jr, Software Developer in Campinas - State of São Paulo, Brazil
Gilberto T. Garcia Jr

Software Developer in Campinas - State of São Paulo, Brazil

Member since November 28, 2012
Gilberto is a software engineer with expertise in scoping, architecting, developing, and maintaining web applications. His strengths include problem-solving, communicating effectively, and the ability to mentor teammates. He has exceptional technical knowledge spanning the full stack of technologies, including server side, client side, and Q&A. He has also written “Lift Application Development Cookbook,” published in 2013 by PacktPub.
Gilberto is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Java, 15 years
  • Scala, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 7 years
  • Scrum, 6 years
  • Lift, 6 years
  • Spring, 4 years
  • React, 3 years
  • Haskell, 2 years
Campinas - State of São Paulo, Brazil

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, OS X, IntelliJ, VS Code, Git

The most amazing...

...application I've built was a SaaS called Tarsier that allowed clients significant time-tracking capabilities.

Employment

  • Senior Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Ascendant Compliance Management
    • Developed an engine to parse different formats of feed files to import the data into the platform.
    • Created algorithms to analyze the imported data and generate reference data that could be used on different reports.
    • Developed a report tool in Scala/Lift.
    Technologies: Scala, Lift, Go, MongoDB, AngularJS, MarkoJS
  • Senior Scala Engineer

    2014 - 2018
    Ad Hoc Labs
    • Developed and helped to improve the platform that powers a mobile application for disposable phone numbers.
    • Helped improve the performance of the application by changing how data was accessed.
    • Collaborated with other devs in the team to improve the system architecture making communication across different services easier and more simple.
    Technologies: Scala, SprayIO, PostgreSQL, Akka, Angular
  • Senior Java Engineer

    2015 - 2015
    Tradier
    • Developed the brokerage platform and integration with third-party services.
    • Led/architected the new REST APIs for the Tradier platform.
    • Advised management on technical strategies.
    Technologies: Java, MySQL, Dropwizard, Ember.js
  • Haskell Developer

    2015 - 2015
    Front Row
    • Helped to develop new features of the Front Row educational platform.
    • Migrated features from the legacy Clojure codebase to the new Haskell application.
    Technologies: Haskell, Clojure, PostgreSQL
  • Scala Developer

    2012 - 2015
    Ingo, LLC
    • Developed the advocacy platform that empowers people to promote and grow events.
    • Mentored team members.
    • Led/architected the server side part of the platform and helped developing the front-end.
    • Coached junior team members.
    Technologies: Scala, Lift, PostgreSQL, ZeroMQ, Akka, BackboneJS, RequireJS, Lodash, React
  • Scala Developer

    2013 - 2013
    Travel Album
    • Architected and developed a web application that allows users to plan travel and share geotagged photos on a centralized map of the world.
    • Led/architected the server side part of the application and helped develop the front-end.
    Technologies: Scala, Lift, Akka, MongoDB, AngularJS, CoffeeScript
  • Senior Java Analyst

    2012 - 2013
    Suntech
    • Architected and developed the strategy to test the different, but similar, products to make feasible to merge them into a single product while assuring the health of the existent features.
    • Led/architected the testing strategy.
    • Mentored and coached teammates on testing tools and best practices.
    Technologies: Java, Oracle, JUnit, Cucumber-JVM, Selenium
  • Senior Java Engineer

    2011 - 2012
    RSA
    • Supported legacy systems written in Java 3 and Java 4.
    • Migrated parts of the legacy systems to Java 5.
    • Wrote new applications, as microservices, in Java 5.
    Technologies: Java, Oracle, Weblogic, Spring, Hibernate
  • Senior Java Engineer

    2011 - 2011
    CMA
    • Developed new features for the home broker desktop application using Java and SWT.
    • Helped build the back-end server to support the desktop client application.
    • Helped improve performance bottlenecks in the application to increase data throughput.
    Technologies: Java, MySQL, SWT
  • Scrum Master/Senior Java Engineer

    2010 - 2011
    Indra
    • Led the team responsible for building an application to support TIM's logistic department.
    • Helped build a standalone application to load data into the main application server.
    • Helped build features of the main application.
    • Helped design the application architecture.
    Technologies: Java, Oracle, Spring, Hibernate
  • Senior Java Engineer

    2009 - 2009
    UOL
    • Helped build a job search product.
    • Helped designing the product's architecture.
    Technologies: Java, Hibernate, Struts 2, Spring, EJB
  • Senior Java Engineer

    2006 - 2008
    Citigroup
    • Supported legacy Forex trading applications.
    • Developed new standalone applications to support Forex trading.
    Technologies: Java, Sybase, Hibernate, Spring, Struts, EJB

Experience

  • Lift Application Development Cookbook (Other amazing things)
    http://www.packtpub.com/lift-application-development-cookbook/book

    Lift Application Development Cookbook teaches you how to build web applications using this amazing framework. The book moves gradually, starting with the basics (starting a new project, submitting a form, and so on) before covering more advanced topics such as building a REST API and integrating your application with other technologies and applications.

  • Tarsier Time Tracker (Development)
    http://tarsier.eureka.inf.br

    Developed a simple time tracker built with Scala, Lift, PostgreSQL, Backbone.js, Require.js, Backbone.js, and Underscore.js

  • eFluence (Development)
    https://www.efluence.io

    eFluence is an application I'm building to help freelance teachers.

    The application helps teachers to organize their students activities and allow students to build their own customized dictionary.

    Voice recording features allows students to record word pronunciation, which can later be verified by the teacher and that will work as reference on how to proper pronounce the words.

    It uses Haskell and PostgreSQL in the back-end and React.js in the front-end.

  • Linux Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of Linux best practices and Linux tips provided by our Toptal network members.

Skills

  • Languages

    Scala, Java, Go, SQL, JavaScript, Clojure, Haskell, Ruby
  • Frameworks

    Spring MVC, Spring, Lift, AngularJS, Apache Struts 2, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Tools

    Meld, IntelliJ IDEA, Inkscape, Gimp
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming, Scrum, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    Linux, Windows
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Other

    Apache Commons, Multiplexers (Mux), Certified Scrum Master
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Apache POI, jQuery UI, jQuery

Education

  • Certificate in Java Enterprise Development
    2004 - 2005
    GlobalCode - Sao Paulo
  • Certificate in Java Development
    2004 - 2004
    Brazilian Institute of Advanced Technologies (IBTA) - Sao Paulo
  • Certificate in Java Programming
    2004 - 2004
    Brazilian Institute of Advanced Technologies (IBTA) - Sao Paulo
  • Bachelor's degree in Philosophy
    1998 - 2004
    University of São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil
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