Roberto Faga Jr

Roberto Faga Jr

São Carlos, Brazil
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Roberto Faga Jr

Roberto Faga Jr

São Carlos, Brazil
Member since April 24, 2013
As a technology enthusiast, Roberto loves to develop and learn new techniques, and to apply and enhance the ones that he currently has. He enjoys strategizing and discussing possible solutions with clients, sharing his ideas with the team, and researching and applying new, clever solutions.
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  • Bash, 8 years
  • PHP, 8 years
  • Python, 6 years
  • jQuery, 5 years
  • Django, 3 years
  • Flask, 1 year
São Carlos, Brazil
Preferred Environment
Linux, Komodo, Atom, Vim, Git, Mercurial
The most amazing...
...thing I've coded is an optimization in a photo sharing service to reduce load time with different libs, integrated with modifications to achieve better speed.
  • Lab Specialist
    University of São Paulo
    2010 - PRESENT
    • Managed department servers and applications (Apache, MySQL, Samba, pfSense, PHP, Python, Django, Moodle, Joomla!, etc)
    • Programmed Django web applications for internal use and Delos:
    • Developed Finite Element Analysis preprocessors.
    Technologies: Django, Python, PHP
  • Senior Web Developer (Python/Django)
    Grafton Standard Garment
    2013 - 2013
    • Created an entire web app to manage items, and allow searching on them
    • Used Backbone.js for entire Frontend
    • Twitter's Bootstrap as CSS framework
    • Django/Tastypie for API (plugged with backbone.js)
    • Configured Nginx + wsgi in a debian server, setup o Fabric deployment process for dev and live environments
    Technologies: Python, Django, Backbone.js
  • Contract worker
    Corkboard LLC
    2008 - 2009
    • Configured and Managed two Linux servers, where their main product runs, with Apache, mail server and Ruby on Rails mod.
    • Developed scripts and routines in Python and Shell Script, such as AWS Backup services.
    • Fixed Website bugs and helped on development.
    Technologies: Ruby, Shell Script
  • Contract worker (student)
    Google Summer of Code program - Google Inc.
    2008 - 2008
    • Developed a prototype to Gstreamer organization, providing transcoding to videos and audio streams in a UI.
    • Project used pyGST and pyGTK libs.
    Technologies: Python
  • Contract worker (student)
    Google Summer of Code program - Google Inc.
    2007 - 2007
    • Discussed, projected, and developed a game engine for One Laptop Per Child org. (OLPC).
    • Project website:
    Technologies: Python
  • Consulting service
    Epals Inc.
    2007 - 2007
    • Developed an application to integrate ePals Global Community website to OLPC.
    Technologies: Python, PyXPCOM and Gecko.
  • Delos (Development)

    Django app for internal use providing management for tax documents, news displaying in a TV and conference support.

  • Cifonauta (Development)

    Optimization in this app code, integrating different libs to improve navigation speed.

  • Geodjango Project (Development)

    Worked in a project to track vehicles and shows in a Django interface using GPS coordinates.

  • Payment modules (Development)

    Coded plugins/modules for a company (private), allowing to use them for payment services in different PHP shop apps (OpenCart, OSCOmmerce, Joomla/VirtueMart, Prestashop, and more)

  • Tastypie API for file sharing (Development)

    Coded in a team to build a file sharing service for a telecom (private). Used Tastypie extensively for API communication.

  • Corkboard (Development)

    Worked on improvements and web server maintainence.

  • Migux social game (Development)

    Worked in Migux social game developing new features in PHP backend code.
    Managed the game webservers (two for MySQL, one for the app).

  • Languages
    Python, PHP, Bash, C/C++, Java, SQL
  • Frameworks
    Django, Bootstrap, Zend, Flask
  • Libraries/APIs
    Tastypie, jQuery, Backbone.js, South
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, MySQL, PostGIS, MongoDB, Memcached
  • Tools
    Haystack, DataTables
  • Paradigms
    Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science degree in Computer Science
    University of Sao Paulo - Sao Carlos/SP
    2008 - 2010
  • B.S. Computer Science degree in Computer Science
    University of Sao Paulo - Sao Carlos/SP
    2004 - 2008
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