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Gilberto T. Garcia Jr

Gilberto T. Garcia Jr

Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, 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 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
  • Java, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 7 years
  • Scrum, 6 years
  • Spring, 4 years
  • Scala, 4 years
  • Lift, 3 years
  • React.js, 2 years
  • Haskell, 1 year
Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Preferred Environment
Linux, IntelliJ, Atom, Git, Meld
The most amazing...
...application I've ever built was a SaaS called Tarsier that allowed clients significant time-tracking capabilities.
  • Senior Scala Engineer
    Ad Hoc Labs
    2014 - PRESENT
    • Developed and helped to improve the platform that powers a mobile application for disposable phone numbers.
    Technologies: Scala, SprayIO, PostgreSql, Akka, Angular.
  • Senior Java Engineer
    2015 - 2015
    • Developed the brokerage platform and the integration with third-party services.
    • Led/Architected the new REST APIs for the Tradier platform.
    • Advised management on thechnical strategies.
    Technologies: Java, MySQL, Dropwizard, EmberJS
  • Haskell Developer
    Front Row
    2015 - 2015
    • Helped to develop new features of the Front Row educational platform and helped with the migration of features from Clojure to Haskell.
    Technologies: Haskell, Clojure, PostgreSQL
  • Scala Developer
    Ingo, LLC
    2012 - 2015
    • 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.
    Technologies: Scala, Lift, PostgreSQL, ZeroMQ, Akka, BackboneJS, RequireJS, Lodash, React
  • Scala Developer
    Travel Album
    2013 - 2013
    • 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 developing the front-end.
    Technologies: Scala, Lift, Akka, MongoDB, AngularJS, CoffeeScript
  • Senior Java Analyst
    2012 - 2012
    • 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 teammates on testing tools and best practices.
    Technologies: Java, Oracle, JUnit, Cucumber-JVM, Selenium
  • Lift Application Development Cookbook (Other amazing things)

    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)

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

  • 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.
  • Languages
    Java, Scala, SQL, JavaScript, Ruby, Clojure, Haskell, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Lift, Spring MVC, Spring, AngularJS, Apache Struts 2, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Tools
    Meld, IntelliJ IDEA, Inkscape, Gimp
  • Paradigms
    Scrum, Agile Software Development, Functional Programming
  • Platforms
    Linux, Windows
  • Storage
    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Misc
    Apache Commons
  • Libraries/APIs
    React.js, jQuery UI, Apache POI, jQuery
  • Bachelor's degree in Philosophy
    University of São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil
    1998 - 2004
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