Leo Alves, Salesforce Lightning Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Leo Alves

Salesforce Lightning Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Member since December 3, 2018
Leo is a software engineer and Salesforce technical architect with a passion for solving hard problems and creating an impact while having fun. Leo loves everything to do with back-end development, containers, serverless technologies, and creating beautiful elegant solutions.
Leo is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, VS Code, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've built is a Java message processor to handle back pressure from AWS Kinesis into Salesforce, reducing race condition error rate from 10% to 0.5%.

Employment

  • Senior Software Engineer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Athena Mortgage
    • Initiated, designed, and led the implementation of the payments platform.
    • Championed full CD moving from bi-weekly to multiple daily deployments within the team; sanitized DevOps pipelines and optimized deployments using CloudFormation.
    • Stepped up on security standards by applying the principle of least privilege to AWS and Salesforce.
    • Created and maintained base deployment images, AWS roles, and groups.
    Technologies: Salesforce, TypeScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2019 - 2021
    Writtio
    • Built real-time integration service between MySQL and Firebase using Change Data Capture events.
    • Replaced Minitest with RSpec and added a full suite of tests to the back end.
    • Owned API back end and guarded technical implementation.
    Technologies: Java, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2019 - 2020
    New10
    • Built a Java message processor to handle backpressure from AWS Kinesis into Salesforce. The message processor reduced the race condition error rate from 10% to 0.5%.
    • Designed and implemented processes in Salesforce for a fluid CRM from an internal and customer perspective.
    • Integrated Salesforce in the overall microservices event-driven architecture.
    • Led the adoption of SFDX and second-generation packaging.
    Technologies: Java, Serverless, Node.js, Salesforce
  • Software Engineer | Salesforce Architect

    2016 - 2019
    Guidion
    • Led the design and implementation of an API back end built on Salesforce and proxied through AWS.
    • Spearheaded the refactoring of a monolith into microservices using domain-driven design (this is an ongoing project)—presented about it London’s Calling conference (Europe’s largest Salesforce developer conference) using SFDX and Packaging 2.0.
    • Built custom integrations with multiple external systems to guarantee consistency between services.
    • Advocated for the adoption of SFDX.
    • Developed multiple back-end services based on AWS and Salesforce using multiple technologies (Node.js, TypeScript, GraphQL, AppSync, Serverless, among others).
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), GraphQL, AWS, Node.js, TypeScript, Salesforce
  • Salesforce Developer/Consultant

    2013 - 2016
    Appirio
    • Worked as a technical lead for multiple projects, mentoring teams offshore and providing overall solution design.
    • Spearheaded the implementation of a Salesforce app that received the award for the most innovative mobile solution in the ecosystem (2016).
    • Wrote Apex code for multiple projects in several industries like healthcare, insurance, financial services, travel, and entertainment.
    • Integrated multiple types of software and services.
    • Developed portals for communities.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Salesforce

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    Apex, JavaScript, SOQL, TypeScript, GraphQL, Java
  • Libraries/APIs

    Salesforce API, Node.js
  • Tools

    Salesforce DX, VS Code, Git
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Functional Programming
  • Platforms

    Salesforce, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    Salesforce Lightning, AWS, International Business Management, Business, Serverless
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Spring Boot, React Native

Education

  • Master's Degree in International Business Management
    2011 - 2012
    Griffith College Dublin - Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business
    2006 - 2010
    Mackenzie Presbyterian University - São Paulo, Brazil

Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer
    OCTOBER 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Field Service Lightning
    MAY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect
    FEBRUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified System Architect
    FEBRUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant
    JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
    JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Community Cloud Consultant
    JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
    OCTOBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
    JUNE 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Mobile Solutions Architecture Designer
    JUNE 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Data Architecture & Management Designer
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I
    JULY 2015 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II
    JULY 2015 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
    DECEMBER 2012 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
    NOVEMBER 2012 - PRESENT
    Salesforce

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