Lucas Galego, Software Developer in Lakeland, Florida, United States
Lucas Galego

Software Developer in Lakeland, Florida, United States

Member since April 9, 2020
Lucas is a generalist with a passion for solving problems. Most of his experience is in web development in a variety of stacks, but he has also worked with multiplatform desktop apps, mobile apps, and data-heavy back-end systems. Lucas is a team player who likes to collaborate to build tools, solutions, and products that are out of the ordinary and disrupt the status quo.
Lucas is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • AdQuick
    Ruby on Rails, React, TypeScript, Redux, Postgres, Redis
  • DigitalOcean
    Go, Kubernetes, Docker, MySQL
  • Instacart
    Ruby on Rails, React, Postgres, RabbitMQ, Sidekiq, Redis

Experience

Location

Lakeland, Florida, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Vim, Slack, Linux

The most amazing...

...system I've developed decided and notified every Instacart shopper about all the deliveries they would be responsible for.

Employment

  • Tech Lead Manager

    2018 - PRESENT
    AdQuick
    • Led the development of a programmatic OOH advertising platform with third-party API integrations and a rich user interface.
    • Optimized queries and structured cache mechanisms to improve the scalability and general stability of the web app.
    • Developed an overview of the OOH markets displaying over 600,000 units of inventory in a live map interface.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, React, TypeScript, Redux, Postgres, Redis
  • Tech Lead

    2017 - 2018
    DigitalOcean
    • Developed a monitoring system that enables customers to check the health of their virtual machines running on the DigitalOcean cloud.
    • Increased reliability of the monitoring system by consuming the monitoring data from Kafka topics.
    • Implemented a notification integration with slack and a webhook notification system.
    Technologies: Go, Kubernetes, Docker, MySQL
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2015 - 2017
    Instacart
    • Developed the assignment system for all deliveries that informed every shopper about their next delivery.
    • Built an operational dashboard for the shopper support team, showing the current state and next step for every shopper. I developed visual alerts for delayed deliveries and integrated chat to communicate with the shoppers.
    • Developed a user-activation email campaign that sent a collection of emails over 21 days, inviting users who created an account but didn't place an order to use the product. I also ran A/B test and got great results.
    • Improved the overall infrastructure of the development environment by creating the prototype of what became the hub of communication between the back-end services that powers the business.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, React, Postgres, RabbitMQ, Sidekiq, Redis
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2014 - 2015
    Hashrocket
    • Provided consulting for a variety of customers, helping them shape their products, develop MVPs, or scale their systems.
    • Developed new features and improved legacy code on Adobe Tag Manager.
    • Built the first version of Barnes & Noble's textbook digital platform called Yuzu.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2010 - 2013
    Globo.com
    • Developed an integration with Facebook's Open Graph API to create social widgets for a news portal.
    • Created a recommendation system based on collaborative filtering to find articles that would match a user profile.
    • Built a real-time analytics system showing news editors which news items were converting more at a given time and providing insights on how to improve the wording and formatting to increase conversion.
    Technologies: Ruby, Sinatra, Rails, Java, Python, JavaScript, MySQL, Redis

Experience

  • Server Performance Monitoring and Alerts (Development)
    https://www.digitalocean.com/products/monitoring/

    This Golang back-end application receives millions of signals for droplets (virtual machines) and creates rich dashboards that show the state of the servers and lets you configure alerts based on that data.

  • User Acquisition Email Campaign for Instacart (Development)
    http://instacart.com

    This email campaign used rich content and fun copy to engage users who had signed up at Instacart but hadn't converted. I created the infrastructure to send thousands of emails every day, integrating with Sendgrid. I set up all the schedules to send different emails after n days of user account creation. I also ran the campaign with A/B testing and got great results.

  • Real-time Analytics for Globo.com (Development)
    http://www.globo.com

    Globo.com is one of the biggest website portals in Latin America. I architected and developed a real-time analytics system to track overall user behavior across the portal. The system ranked the most popular news and provided a dashboard with conversion metrics for every entry on the home page.

Skills

  • Languages

    Ruby, JavaScript, TypeScript, SQL, HTML, Java, Golang, CSS, Python, Go, Clojure
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Jest
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js
  • Tools

    GitHub
  • Platforms

    Heroku, Docker, Linux, Kubernetes
  • Storage

    MySQL, Databases, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2004 - 2008
    The Federal University of Uberlândia - Minas Gerais, Uberlândia, Brazil

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