Marcelo Marsson Gonçalves da Costa, Software Developer in Auckland, New Zealand
Marcelo Marsson Gonçalves da Costa

Software Developer in Auckland, New Zealand

Member since October 7, 2011
Marcelo is an experienced, highly skilled Salesforce developer and architect. I have worked on big, mind-blowing projects for some awesome companies. My previous clients and employers include Embraer, The Warehouse, Les Mills, Kotahi, Meeta Web, and more. I am 9x Salesforce certified and eager to share my knowledge of the platform!
Marcelo is now available for hire




Auckland, New Zealand



Preferred Environment

Salesforce, Eclipse, InteliJ

The most amazing...

...application I've ever coded was an operation and maintenance manual control system for the most prominent aircraft company in Brazil.


  • Senior Developer/Technical Lead

    2016 - PRESENT
    • Implemented the customer portal.
    • Architected solutions.
    • Implemented SSO.
    • Built Apex controllers on portals.
    • Utilized Jitterbit and REST Web Services.
    Technologies: Salesforce
  • Lead iOS Developer

    2011 - 2016
    • Developed a application for EMBRAER for reading and updating the aircraft manual, which reduced company mailing expenses by over USD $200,000 per year.
    • Implemented the capability to download big files with CRC checking and minimal memory usage.
    • Developed a system for updating manuals on demand with seamless CRC checking and minimal memory footprint.
    • Supported, fixed bugs, and provided continuous improvements for the application.
    Technologies: iOS, Xcode
  • iOS Developer

    2010 - 2011
    • Developed a time tracking application based for a lead Brazilian time tracking company, using Core Data for remote synchronization and offline updates on the user schedule.
    • Developed a DOM parsing library for information extraction on home pages.
    • Designed a POC application using Layar to write a map kit implementation of an augmented reality application that helped field representatives to discover which company had the best mobile coverage on the desired area.
    • Created an augmented reality back-end server for POIs.
    • Included a Core Location and geolocation-based search feature.
    Technologies: Objective-C, iOS, Cocoa Touch
  • Trainee/Developer

    2008 - 2009
    Tricode Netherlands
    • Helped develop Tricode's target marketing platform using Gigaspaces and Java.
    • Used Gigaspaces' best practices for achieving linear scalability.
    • Helped implement cloud infrastructure and deployment for applications using Amazon EC2.
    • Built media interaction with customers using Java media framework.
    • Optimized offline content storage and logic.
    Technologies: Java, Gigaspaces, Eclipse


  • Salesforce Certifications (Other amazing things)

    Salesforce Certified Developer
    (August 3, 2015)

    Salesforce Certified Administrator
    (December 22, 2015)

    Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
    (October 20, 2016)

    Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I
    (December 8, 2016)

    Salesforce Certified Data Architecture & Management Designer
    (May 18, 2017)

    Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle & Deployment Designer
    (June 2, 2017)

    Salesforce Certified Application Architect
    (June 15, 2017)

    Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
    (June 15, 2017)

    Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer
    (September 1, 2017)

    Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II
    (Feb 1,2018)

  • Single Sign-on on Salesforce/Microsoft AD (Development)

    Architect and sole developer on the implementation of a single sign-on solution for the Salesforce platform for The Warehouse Group in Auckland, New Zealand, setting the federated user authentication up with Microsoft AD.

  • Shared Access Signature Authentication Token Generation for APEX Platforms (Development)

    Developed a token generator for SAS authentication for future projects that authenticates HTTP requests for BizTalk and Azure Platform. As there is some real time calculation and cryptography needed, custom apex classes for generating the token had to be built from scratch.

  • Salesforce Gigya SSO Integration (Development)

    Set up SSO integration between Gigya (IDP) and Salesfoce (SP). IDP initiated single sign-on with user generation control using Jitterbit as ESB.

    This was a challenging project; even though it had some drawbacks, we finished it up quite successfully.

  • Les Mills JIRA/Salesforce Integration (Development)

    Responsible for the POC and later implementation JIRA/Salesforce integration on Les Mills International, for synchronizing cases and Issues in a seamless fashion through both platforms using Salesforce/JIRA Cloud connector.

  • Kotahi Costumer Portal (Development)

    Responsible for the technical design and system architecture of a customer community responsible for extracting data from an External datasource using Lightning Connect. The project is currently being brilliantly implemented by Datacom developers.


  • Languages

    Apex, Objective-C, Java
  • Frameworks

    Core Data, Visualforce
  • Tools

    Xcode, Salesforce Dataloader
  • Paradigms

    Key-Value Observing (KVO), Model View Controller (MVC), App Development, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    iOS, MacOS, Salesforce, Linux, Salesforce 1, Windows
  • Other

    Remote Work, Layers
  • Libraries/APIs

    Salesforce API, Twitter API, MapKit API
  • Storage



  • Bsc degree in Computer Science
    2005 - 2012
    Universidade do Vale do Paraíba - Sao Jose dos Campos

To view more profiles

Join Toptal
Share it with others