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Ismael Gonçalves Abreu

Ismael Gonçalves Abreu

Porto, Portugal
Member since January 6, 2015
Ismael is a seasoned Ruby on Rails developer who is always looking for new technologies and ways to improve his code. He has worked on many web engineering projects, loves open source, and is proud to have millions of users using his beautifully crafted code.
Ismael is now available for hire
  • Glazed Solutions
    Ruby on Rails, Scala, HTML5, AngularJS, Backbone.js, Bootstrap, Sinatra...
  • nMusic
    Ruby on Rails, HTML5, JavaScript, Sinatra, KnockoutJS, Sidekiq, RSpec...
  • Waverise Software
    Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, JavaScript, Grape, Sidekiq, PostgreSQL, MongoDB...
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 4 years
  • jQuery, 4 years
  • MongoDB, 3 years
  • Sinatra, 3 years
  • Knockout.js, 2 years
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • Backbone.js, 1 year
  • Scala, 1 year
Porto, Portugal
Preferred Environment
OS X, MacVim, Git
The most amazing...
...web app I've coded is a high-performance, white-label, localized music streaming service for millions of users.
  • Software Engineer
    2015 - PRESENT
    Glazed Solutions
    • Developed Ruby on Rails projects for several international agencies.
    • Architected and developed REST APIs for mobile applications.
    • Worked with worldwide teams using Agile methodologies.
    • Contributed to open source projects and internal libraries.
    • Won the "Most Stack Overflow Answers" competition.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Scala, HTML5, AngularJS, Backbone.js, Bootstrap, Sinatra, KnockoutJS, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, Git
  • Software Developer
    2013 - 2015
    • Implemented multiple features for the back-office, including: editorial management, service configurations, charts, and maintenance tasks.
    • Implemented parts of the API for mobile and desktop clients.
    • Integrated SMS payment and subscription APIs as gems.
    • Created a Ruby gem for accessing the internal catalog service in use at multiple implementations.
    • Created specific Lua scripts for Redis and store procedures in PL/pgSQL and PL/Perl.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, HTML5, JavaScript, Sinatra, KnockoutJS, Sidekiq, RSpec, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, Solr, Elasticsearch, Git
  • Ruby Developer
    2013 - 2013
    Waverise Software
    • Created a service exposed via API and WebHooks to fetch and broadcast data received via Twitter, Instagram, SMS, and email.
    • Implemented a highly customizable media board with live preview.
    • Implemented multiple features on a Human Resources Management System.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, JavaScript, Grape, Sidekiq, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Git
  • Ruby on Rails Developer
    2012 - 2013
    • Created a scheduled publisher to automatically publish content on multiple forums and classified advertisement websites.
    • Created scrappers for multiple websites.
    • Implemented multiple features on eCommerce website.
    • Created an extension for Spree to support a Portuguese payments service using ATM references.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, PHP, Resque, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Git
  • Sultn (Development)

    Sultn is a music streaming service for the EMEA region.

  • Meo Music (Development)

    A music streaming service for the largest Portuguese MNO.

  • Languages
    JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, Ruby, Scala, Elixir, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Knockout.js, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Sinatra, Bootstrap, Grape, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, Backbone.js, Facebook API, Twitter API, Resque, Sidekiq, React
  • Tools
    MacVim, Git, Solr, RSpec
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Functional Programming
  • Platforms
    Linux, Mac OS
  • Storage
    MySQL, Redis, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch
  • Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering
    2009 - 2012
    Universidade do Minho - Braga, Portugal
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