Gilberto T. Garcia Jr

Gilberto T. Garcia Jr

Florianópolis - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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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
Portfolio
Experience
  • 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
Availability
Part-time
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.
Employment
  • 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
    Tradier
    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
    Suntech
    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
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

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