Matías Schapiro, Software Architecture Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Matías Schapiro

Software Architecture Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since January 2, 2015
Matías has been programming as a hobby since he was six years old. He started with GW basic and Quick Basic in the eighties and has used a lot of technologies since then. Now, he focuses on C#. After finishing his Master's degree in Finance, he has tackled a lot of projects related to capital markets and quantitative algorithms. He loves software and finance and would be an excellent candidate for this kind of project.
Matías is now available for hire




Buenos Aires, Argentina



Preferred Environment

V.Studio, Subversion, Git, Mercurial, SQL Server

The most amazing... I've built is a financial market enterprise application for valuation and trading. I built this application from scratch using C#, Flex, and MySQL.


  • C# Developer

    2009 - PRESENT
    Doctor Sapix Finance Software
    • Designed and developed financial applications from scratch, i.e., fixed income apps, derivative tools, and a portfolio manager application for family offices.
    • Planned and programmed quantitative finance algorithms for different financial models and assets, e.g., Black-Scholes, Nelson-Siegel.
    • Designed, developed, and used web APIs based on different technologies.
    • Managed products, in particular concerning the improvement of design and development of new features.
    • Developed different interfaces for retrieving data from Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, Morningstar, and other financial information sources.
    • Processed financial accounts statements and activity records from different banks, e.g., Pershing, Deutsche Bank, UBS, Merrill Lynch, etc.
    • Created an automated testing tool using Cucumber.
    • Designed domain models based on a strong understanding of financial markets and the needs of current and potential customers.
    Technologies: C#, Adobe Flex, MySQL, SQL Server
  • Lead Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Sanders & Phillips
    • Led a team composed of remote developers, including fellow Toptalers.
    • Contributed to an important migration from a legacy ASP.NET (WebForms) core application to Salesforce.
    • Improved the performance of different tools and processes developed in .NET and SQL Server.
    • Worked with different health system vendors that provided confidential documents that we had to synchronized with our local systems every day.
    • Worked with final users in order to design and create new out-of-the-box features that allowed the company to work in a better way.
    Technologies: .NET, C#, ASP.NET, Salesforce API
  • Lead Developer

    2015 - 2016
    • Developed and maintained an order management system that integrates with marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart.
    • Oversaw the full architecture and cloud environment both in Azure and AWS.
    • Worked on algorithmic strategies for auto-pricing tools (used for competing with other sellers on marketplaces like Amazon or eBay).
    • Worked with AdWords API and data science projects in order to maximize sales and reduce costs when using AdWords and Google Shopping.
    Technologies: .NET, C#, AWS, Azure, Node.js
  • Part-time Teacher

    2013 - 2015
    ORT Argentina
    • Helped students to develop their capstone project in this technical high school's programming specialization.
    Technologies: .NET, Android, PHP, MySQL, SQL Server
  • .NET Developer

    2003 - 2009
    Sappco SRL
    • Developed for websites and desktop environments, mostly in C#, for offshore companies.
    • Developed and designed a framework from scratch in C# for a large-scale company.
    • Created security-related software for a government bureau, mostly in regards to digital signature validation on official documents.
    • Programmed Objective-C desktop apps for marketing projects.
    • Developed C libraries for Arduino projects.
    • Built performance tools and algorithms for measuring the consumption of energy in different buildings.
    Technologies: C#
  • Datawarehouse Developer

    2002 - 2003
    • Conducted ETL design and development for different data warehouses.
    • Programmed MDX queries.
    • Designed and developed cubes.
    • Created dashboards and balanced scorecard tools.
    • Built data warehouses from scratch for large-sized companies like Coca Cola, Tenaris, and Alto Paraná.
    Technologies: SQL Server, Analysis Services, OLAP, MDX, DTS, ETL
  • Programmer

    2001 - 2002
    • Developed web features for large-scale companies, e.g., Hewlett Packard and The Discovery Channel.
    • Designed databases under different technologies, including SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.
    • Designed and developed APIs. Developed interfaces between client components developed in Adobe Flash and server components developed in ASP/PHP.
    • Developed email marketing tools for clients like Hewlett Packard and The Discovery Channel.
    • Conducted data warehousing.
    Technologies: ASP, PHP, SQL Server, MySQL


  • Doctor Sapix Portfolio Manager (Development)

    A cloud application for financial portfolio management.

  • (Argentinian Bonds) (Development)

    A fixed-income platform for analyzing Argentinian bonds. This is an application I built from scratch to help local analysts to make decisions on fixed income assets. This app connects with Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg to get data (prices), and processes the data generating useful information for the analysts, e.g., Nelson & Siegel curves, IRR, etc.

  • Energy Performance Tools for Ezenics (Development)

    Developed different tools in C# mostly related to the energy sector. These tools are used to minimize the consumption of energy in buildings.

  • Doctor Sapix Derivative Analyzer (Development)

    Desktop application for analyzing different kinds of financial derivatives. I implemented quantitative algorithms for search strategies in options and futures markets.

  • ManageUP PRM (Development)

    I collaborated on the creation of this tool. It's an application for the health industry, which helps health organizations to organize themselves and produce results in a better way.

  • PowerEngage app for Aviata, Inc. (Development)

    I collaborated with Aviata, Inc., developing the Power Engage App for Mac OS. Power Engage is a preinstalled application on computers that helps users and hardware companies to manage their relationships, allowing the user to register hardware components, manage warranties, etc.

  • A3Equipo (Development)

    Designed and developed different components for A3Equipo, a product related to human resources offered by A3Software (Wolters Kluwer).

  • A3Asesor (Development)

    Designed and developed different components for A3Asesor, a law-related product offered by A3Software (Wolters Kluwer).

  • Robot controller for Arduino Car (Development)

    I developed a robot controller for an Arduino car. This controller is capable of remembering actions and executing them in the future, e.g., you can schedule a set of movements for each motor, turn on/off the sensors, etc. The car is controlled by using a C# app that connects with the car by using serial communication over Bluetooth.


  • Languages

    Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), C#, ActionScript, JavaScript, Haskell, C, Pascal, HTML, C++, Objective-C
  • Libraries/APIs

    AdWords API, Amazon MWS, LINQ, PayPal API, Node.js, eBay API, Facebook API, jQuery
  • Paradigms

    Inversion of Control, Concurrent Programming, Dependency Injection, Unit Testing, Design Patterns, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Business Intelligence (BI), REST, Functional Programming, OLAP
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, AWS EC2, Azure, Windows, Linode, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Heroku, Xamarin, Windows Phone 8, Arduino, MacOS, Android
  • Other

    Algorithms, Software Architecture, Lambda Functions, Data Structures, Quantitative Finance, Capital Markets, Relational Database Services (RDS), IoC, Web Services, Domain-driven Design (DDD), Product Management, AWS API Gateway, AWS Route 53, Ajax
  • Frameworks

    NUnit, NHibernate, ASP.NET, Adobe Flex, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET MVC
  • Tools

    Amazon SQS, NuGet, TortoiseSVN, Flash Builder, Zapier, Git, Jira, Xcode, GitHub, Mercurial, Subversion (SVN)
  • Industry Expertise

    Banking & Finance
  • Storage

    AWS RDS, AWS S3, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, MongoDB


  • Postgraduate degree in Finance
    2009 - 2010
    Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) - Buenos Aires
  • Engineer's degree in Systems Engineering
    2001 - 2007
    Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN) - Buenos Aires


  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty
    DECEMBER 2019 - DECEMBER 2022
    AWS - Amazon Web Services
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
    DECEMBER 2018 - DECEMBER 2020
    AWS - Amazon Web Services
  • Deep Learning Explained (edX - DAT236x)
    Microsoft | via edX
  • Python for Data Science (edX - DSE200x)
    University of San Diego | via edX

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