Ivan Neto, Software Developer in Serrinha - Bahia, Brazil
Ivan Neto

Software Developer in Serrinha - Bahia, Brazil

Member since June 26, 2014
Ivan is an engineer with eight years of experience in software and web development. Primarily focused on the web, he has solved code optimization problems arising from growing systems, as well as the migrated production apps and services on the fly with zero downtime. While a major part of his experience has been on the back end, he can also work with the front end, databases, networking, and infrastructure.
Ivan is now available for hire




Serrinha - Bahia, Brazil



Preferred Environment

Git, Python, Vim Text Editor, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a bot to keep track of variations of cryptocurrency markets and make some profit from them.


  • Senior Django Developer

    2014 - PRESENT
    • Worked on the tiering subproject, making the platform able to have different plans for its clients and increase revenue.
    • Changed the entire system architecture, separating one big system into six different microservices, allowing them to communicate with each other and making it easier to handle by allowing a single part to be updated and restarted, without risk to the others.
    • Migrated all systems, including the web apps, the database server, the cache server, the task queue server, the files sync system, the mail log, and the event log to a whole new infrastructure without downtime.
    • Worked on an end-to-end marketing attribution solution.
    • Worked on content system modularization and scalability of partner content publication.
    Technologies: Celery, Redis, MySQL, Django REST Framework, Django, Python
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2014
    Anchor Loans
    • Developed and maintained systems controlling the flow of buying and selling processes of properties owned by the company.
    • Developed a subsystem for neighbor property comparison.
    • Developed a system for property construction process management.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Pyramid, Python
  • Researcher

    2011 - 2011
    UFBA - Federal University of Bahia
    • Researched and developed applications for Digital TV, focusing on applications running in live programs and using web services to give extra information and interaction to users.
    Technologies: MySQL, Django, Python, Lua
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    • Created an event platform for the National Congress of Project Management and the International Seminar on Cinema and Audiovisuals.
    • Developed a subject pre-registration system for the Mathematics Institute of the Federal University of Bahia.
    • Coordinated a team of seven people to develop a promotional website in two days for Salvador's Carnival (the biggest in the world).
    Technologies: MySQL, Drupal, PHP


  • Service Areas

    A small sample project allowing company owners to set up service areas by using polygons in a Maps API, built using Python/Django, jQuery, and MySQL.

  • Exway

    A sample project for user expense management that I created using Python/Django, Django REST Framework, AngularJS, Twitter Bootstrap, and SQLite.

  • Pymox

    Pymox - An open-source mock object framework for Python.

  • Blog Post for Career Advice

    Titled "What I'd [have liked] to hear from an experienced developer when I was a beginner."

  • Git Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of Git best practices and Git tips provided by our Toptal network members.
  • Python Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of Python best practices and Python tips provided by our Toptal network members.
  • YouTube API Integration: Uploading Videos with Django (Publication)
    Uploading a video to YouTube seems like a simple enough task, but non-existent documentation and unmaintained libraries can make even the simplest of tasks seem daunting. In this post, Toptal Freelance Django Developer Ivan Carmo da Rocha Neto guides you through how to post YouTube videos from your Django app.
  • Toptal Mentor
    Ivan is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Ivan shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    Python, JavaScript, SQL, PHP, HTML5, C, Lua, XML, CSS, HTML
  • Frameworks

    Django, Pyramid, Django REST Framework, AngularJS, Selenium, Scrapy, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    REST APIs, Django ORM, jQuery, Google Maps, Facebook SDK, Beautiful Soup, Fabric
  • Tools

    Git, Celery, Bitbucket, Subversion (SVN), Vagrant, Sublime Text 2, MacVim, Vim Text Editor, Mercurial, GitHub, Jenkins, NGINX
  • Paradigms

    Microservices, Continuous Integration (CI), Agile, Agile Software Development, Test Automation, Unit Testing, Continuous Deployment, Test-driven Development (TDD), Extreme Programming, REST, Scrum, Kanban
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Redis, Oracle SQL, JSON
  • Platforms

    Drupal, MacOS, Docker, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    User Experience (UX), Web App Development, AWS


  • MBA in Information Technology Management
    2017 - 2018
    FMU - Faculdade Metropolitanas Unidas - Serrinha, Bahia, Brazil
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2011
    UFBA - Federal University of Bahia - Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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