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Pedro Vanzella, Ruby Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Pedro Vanzella

Ruby Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since October 4, 2011
Pedro is now available for hire
Pedro Vanzella, Ruby Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Pedro Vanzella

Ruby Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since October 4, 2011
Pedro is an accomplished back-end engineer with experience in high availability and fault-tolerant systems, as well as a love for puzzles and problem solving. He has worked in a variety of environments and is dedicated, reliable, and adaptable.
Pedro is now available for hire



  • Ruby, 8 years
  • Python, 7 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 7 years
Toronto, ON, Canada



Preferred Environment

macOS, VSCode, GitHub, Slack

The most amazing... I'm currently developing is a CHIP-8 emulator in C++, to learn more about computer architecture.


  • Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2016
    • Supported and added new features to a Rails and React application.
    Technologies: Rails, React
  • Django Developer

    2016 - 2016
    • Developed new features for a Django App.
    Technologies: Django, Python, Docker
  • Rails Developer

    2016 - 2016
    • Created microservices to do everything from authentication to integrating with external services.
    Technologies: Rails, Microservices, AWS
  • Developer

    2015 - 2016
    CWI Software - Renner
    • Developed an interactive kiosk. A Python middleware bridges the hardware, a Java back-end, and C libraries to a Webkit browser. The browser calls the Python classes and exports them to JavaScript, where they are called by an AngularJS front-end.
    Technologies: Python, C, JavaScript, AngularJS, Webkit
  • Web Developer

    2015 - 2015
    CWI Software - Terra
    • Maintained and developed a video-on-demand system for a large ISP and content provider.
    Technologies: Python, Flask, MongoDB
  • Developer

    2015 - 2015
    • Maintained and developed a production chain control application.
    • Worked with a large codebase, written over ten years.
    Technologies: Java, Spring, Hibernate
  • Web Developer

    2014 - 2014
    Fator7 - StarlightLED
    • Developed a cloud control system for a class of Internet of Things devices, including public lights and traffic controllers.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, MongoDB
  • Rails Developer

    2013 - 2013
    • Supported legacy code.
    • Implemented log-in through different providers, with oauth.
    • Communicated with several different APIs, like Twitter, Google, and Facebook.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Rails Back-end Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - PRAV
    • Developed a high-availability system using Ruby on Rails, Redis, Memcached, and PostgreSQL.
    Technologies: Ruby
  • Network Engineering Intern

    2012 - 2013
    • Supported and maintained an NAC System buit with Python and PHP.
    • Developped a load-balancing system for handling registrations.
    • Increased the system's limit on simultaneous connections from 5000 to over 30000.
    Technologies: Python, PHP, Shell Script, Ruby
  • Security Consultant

    2010 - 2012
    • Assessed network security.
    • Ran penetration tests on web applications and networks.
    • Implemented backup and password systems and policies.
    Technologies: Shell Script, Ruby, Python
  • Researcher

    2009 - 2010
    Virtual Reality Group - PUCRS
    • Developed a motion capture system with C++, Qt, and OpenCV.
    Technologies: C++



  • Languages

    Python, C++, Ruby, C, SQL, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Bootstrap, Flask, Django, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Facebook API, Twitter API
  • Tools

    Shell, Git
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Concurrent Programming
  • Platforms

    Linux, Docker, MacOS, FreeBSD
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Redis, Memcached


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2013 - 2016
    Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) - Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering
    2008 - 2013
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Porto Alegre, Brazil
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