Michael Cacciatore, Software Developer in New York City, NY, United States
Michael Cacciatore

Software Developer in New York City, NY, United States

Member since April 1, 2022
Michael is an expert in JavaScript and front-end frameworks React and Node.js. As a software engineer, he has 7+ years of experience building enterprise-level scalable architecture and user experiences. At Oscar Health Insurance, he led a team to improve the enrollment conversion rate and launched the MVP of its platform while mentoring junior engineers. Michael loves being an engineer and codes passion projects in his spare time. He feels lucky to see his work positively impact people's lives.
Michael is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Visual Studio Code, Slack, Google Meet

The most amazing...

...MVP I launched with a team of cross-functional designers, product managers, and other engineering teams was Oscar's platform as a service product, +Oscar.

Employment

  • Technical Lead and Senior Software Engineer

    2019 - 2022
    Oscar Health Insurance
    • Led a team of eight engineers to improve the enrollment funnel conversion rate and how content authors can create pages on hioscar.com.
    • Partnered with cross-functional designers, product managers, and other engineering teams to launch the MVP of Oscar’s platform as a service product, +Oscar.
    • Mentored junior engineers, interns, and apprentices during their first few months at Oscar and drove promotion discussions for those mentees.
    • Reviewed technical design documents for engineers across Oscar.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Python, React, Next.js, gRPC, Protobuf, NGINX, HAProxy, Redis, TypeScript, Webpack, Front-end, Web Consulting, Redux, Sass, AWS, AWS Lambda, Marketing Technology (MarTech), WCAG 2
  • Technology Associate

    2017 - 2019
    Goldman Sachs
    • Acted as the technology lead of the front-end platform team that supported various global teams.
    • Owned widely used applications such as a server-rendered React web framework, a Node.js microservice framework, and a reusable, cross-product component library.
    • Spearheaded the initiative to move numerous Java-based microservices to Node.js, leading to faster median API response times.
    • Facilitated site speed enhancements to provide an optimal user experience.
    Technologies: Java, JavaScript, React, CSS, Next.js, Apache Kafka, Apache, Webpack, MongoDB, Front-end, Web Consulting
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2017 - 2017
    33Across Inc.
    • Initiated use of automated code quality tools and strict code review guidelines that. paved way for a continuous integration environment.
    • Converted the build process into a stream-based Node.js system using Gulp.
    • Altered the build process to allow use of ES6/ES7 features and TypeScript.
    • Integrated tighter security standards into core revenue products.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Node.js, Front-end
  • UI Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    Advance Digital
    • Served as the lead engineer of the Digital Advertising Division with 800 million page views per month across 12 sites.
    • Refactored the entire ad delivery library for median performance increases of 70%.
    • Contributed to the process of converting monolithic architecture to microservices.
    • Enforced best unit testing practices for my team that expanded to the rest of the company.
    Technologies: React, JavaScript, HTML, Front-end

Experience

  • Oscar Health Marketing Site
    https://www.hioscar.com/

    A marketing site for healthtech startup Oscar Health that is fully configurable from Contentful, their CMS of choice. It is fully customizable to the point where content authors can select their page components, the copy, the images, and even the colors. A full suite of analytics is automatically added to each page as well.

  • Marcus by Goldman Sachs

    Developed and designed the core web framework that powers the entirety of Marcus by Goldman Sach's member experience. The framework is used by teams across the globe to develop features and functionality. I also created the GraphQL service that orchestrates fetching data from a vast array of microservices and delivers it to the front end in a seamless and coherent fashion.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, CSS, HTML, GraphQL, TypeScript, Python, Java, Sass
  • Frameworks

    Next.js, gRPC, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, React, Protobuf
  • Tools

    Webpack, Apache, NGINX
  • Other

    Front-end, Web Consulting, Marketing Technology (MarTech), WCAG 2, HAProxy, AWS
  • Platforms

    Apache Kafka, AWS Lambda
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Redis

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Economics
    2010 - 2014
    CUNY Baruch - Zicklin School of Business - New York, USA

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