Leo Alves, Software Developer in Sydney, Australia
Leo Alves

Software Developer in Sydney, Australia

Member since June 19, 2019
Leo is a software engineer with a passion for solving hard problems and creating an impact while having fun. Leo loves everything to do with back-end development, infrastructure, containers, serverless technologies, and creating beautiful elegant solutions.
Leo is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Sydney, 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

  • Principal Software Engineer

    2021 - PRESENT
    Adatree
    • Designed and implemented many foundational features of a SaaS platform.
    • Designed customer-friendly APIs to reduce the development burden for open banking participants.
    • Developed and deployed infrastructure on AWS for customers in multi-tenant environments.
    Technologies: Kotlin, Spring Boot, Java, AWS, APIs, API Development, Architecture, REST APIs, API Integration, Spring
  • Software Engineer

    2021 - PRESENT
    News Revenue Hub (Toptal Client)
    • Migrated and consolidated Salesforce metadata into a single unlocked package.
    • Migrated the development to Salesforce DX, continuous integration, and automated pipelines.
    • Led the development and migration of existing features to the source-based development in Salesforce.
    Technologies: Salesforce, Salesforce DX, CumulusCI, Apex, JavaScript, Web Components, Lightning Components, HTML, CSS, Visualforce, APIs, API Development, Architecture, REST APIs, API Integration
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2020 - 2021
    Athena Mortgage
    • Initiated, designed, and led the implementation of the payment 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, Salesforce Lightning, Apex, Salesforce API, Salesforce Community, Salesforce REST API, HTML, Visualforce, APIs, API Development, Architecture, REST APIs, API Integration
  • 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), TypeScript, CSS, APIs, API Development, Architecture, REST APIs, API Integration, Ruby, Spring
  • 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, Salesforce Lightning, Apex, Salesforce API, TypeScript, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Community, Salesforce REST API, Spring
  • Software Engineer

    2016 - 2019
    Guidio
    • 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.
    • Developed multiple back-end services based on AWS and Salesforce using multiple technologies, such as Node.js, TypeScript, GraphQL, AppSync, and Serverless, among others.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), GraphQL, AWS, Node.js, TypeScript, Salesforce, Salesforce Lightning, Apex, Salesforce API, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Community, Salesforce REST API
  • 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 in 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.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Salesforce, Salesforce Lightning, Apex, Salesforce API, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Community, Salesforce REST API

Experience

  • Home | Field Service Management

    I led the design of the Salesforce Field Service Lightning solution of one of the largest FSL implementations in Europe.

  • Most Innovative Mobile Solution in 2016

    I developed a back-end application to generate documents for a mobile app built on Salesforce.

  • MessageBird Salesforce Library

    I developed a library to connect with the MessageBird platform.

Skills

  • Languages

    Apex, SOQL, JavaScript, APEX Code, TypeScript, Java, GraphQL, HTML, CSS, Kotlin, Ruby, Python
  • Frameworks

    Lightning Components, Spring Boot, Visualforce, Spring, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django
  • Libraries/APIs

    Salesforce API, Salesforce REST API, API Development, REST APIs, Node.js
  • Tools

    Salesforce DX, Salesforce Sales Cloud, VS Code, Git
  • Paradigms

    Agile
  • Platforms

    Salesforce, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    Salesforce Lightning, Back-end, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Salesforce Apex, Code Review, Source Code Review, Architecture, API Integration, Salesforce Community, Finance, Interviewing, Technical Hiring, APIs, AWS, International Business Management, Serverless, Open Banking APIs, CumulusCI, Web Components

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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