Victor Moreno, Developer in Miami, FL, United States
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Victor Moreno

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Software Developer

Location
Miami, FL, United States
Toptal Member Since
October 6, 2016

Victor is a technically strong engineering leader and individual contributor. He has developed complex features for AWS and Noom and built engineering teams for small startups. Victor is a strong proponent and believes in the lean startup methodology. His experience as a tech lead in Noom has taught him a tremendous amount about how to build and operate the tech foundation for a high-performance growth engine.

Portfolio

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
TypeScript, WebAssembly, AWS CloudFormation, Amazon EC2, AWS Lambda, CSS, HTML
Kiddie Kredit
TypeScript 2, JavaScript, AWS Lambda, Amazon EC2, Auth0, Node.js, MongoDB...
Noom
TypeScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Django, Kotlin, Spring...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

IntelliJ IDEA

The most amazing...

...thing I've built was the gated preview front end and general availability front ends' Amazon Verified Permissions.

Work Experience

Senior Software Development Engineer

2022 - PRESENT
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Architected the front-end infrastructure, code design, and automated test strategy for the AWS Verified Permissions organization.
  • Developed the roadmap for deployment safety for the AWS Verified Permissions team.
  • Developed the WebAssembly TypeScript bindings strategy for the Cedar library.
  • Influenced the roadmap of the Cloud9 team for developing a top-in-class in-browser code editing experience.
  • Developed the cedarpolicy.com security strategy, infrastructure, and code architecture.
Technologies: TypeScript, WebAssembly, AWS CloudFormation, Amazon EC2, AWS Lambda, CSS, HTML

CTO

2017 - PRESENT
Kiddie Kredit
  • Developed the MVP of the app, which helped raise an angel funding round.
  • Led a team of developers in releasing the second version of the application, which helped raise $1.4mm in funding.
  • Sourced, screened, and hired cost-effective nearshore talent in South America.
Technologies: TypeScript 2, JavaScript, AWS Lambda, Amazon EC2, Auth0, Node.js, MongoDB, MongoDB Atlas, CSS, HTML

Tech Lead

2021 - 2022
Noom
  • Developed a new platform for QA automation that saves time during the dev cycle. It became a very popular internal tool. The tool's feature set grew organically and garnered over eight contributors.
  • Led holiday traffic preparation for the growth team, which included proposing and implementing a strategy for managing reserved Lambda concurrency.
  • Acted as a co-lead in a massive cross-functional, cross-team project for improving the company's internal governance systems by implementing a product catalog.
  • Contributed to the company's tech blog detailing the high-level architecture of the experimentation platform (https://medium.com/noom-engineering/how-noom-uses-technology-to-herd-the-experimental-cats-256d3713c761).
Technologies: TypeScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Django, Kotlin, Spring, AWS Lambda, PostgreSQL, React, Algorithms, Java, Software Development, JavaScript, SQL, Data Structures, Front-end, Tailwind CSS, CSS, HTML

Software Development Engineer II

2019 - 2021
Amazon Web Services
  • Developed the initial version of the dashboard for the Systems Manager Explorer product.
  • Led internal campaigns for operational readiness such as migrating certificate authorities, automating fleet management, and updating infrastructure as code to match emerging best practices.
  • Set a new standard for telemetry and metrics gathering for console applications.
  • Spearheaded dozens of learning series and mentored new employees.
  • Improved automated E2E tests and increased coverage, going from 40 tests to 62 tests and reducing failure rate from over 50% to under 10%.
Technologies: Java, TypeScript, React, Algorithms, Software Development, JavaScript, Data Structures, Front-end, CSS, HTML

Technical Screener

2017 - 2019
Triplebyte
  • Evaluated the coding and technical performance of candidates who were trying to work at top-tier companies.
  • Provided feedback and code reviews to people who fail.
  • Evaluated the knowledge and experience of candidates as it pertains to system architecture.
Technologies: Android, React, Algorithms, Software Development, JavaScript, SQL, Data Structures, CSS, HTML

React Native Developer

2017 - 2018
The Veteran's Trust
  • Built and designed componentry architecture for a React Native Application.
  • Constructed also Redux architecture.
  • Participated in Scrum meetings to help decide the direction of the application.
  • Created marketing email templates.
  • Developed a RESTful service for ZIP-code distance calculations.
  • Conducted cross-platform testing and deployment to the App Store and Play Store.
  • Implemented Google Analytics event-tracking.
Technologies: React Native, Software Development, JavaScript, SQL, Data Structures, Front-end

Freelance Web Developer

2016 - 2017
UV Latin Dance Online
  • Developed a custom CMS for a blog platform.
  • Architected asynchronous job for media transcoding.
  • Managed file storage in Amazon S3 and delivery through cloudfront.
  • Developed an AngularJS front end.
  • Developed a billing functionality and managed a PayPal integration.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Node.js, jQuery, Angular, Software Development, JavaScript, Data Structures, CSS, HTML

Academic/Technology Director

2015 - 2017
TechLaunch
  • Developed an adaptive quizzing application to develop more dynamic exams (MEAN stack).
  • Created a React/Node.js application to streamline employee ratings.
  • Built a React-based dashboard to visualize student surveys.
  • Developed multiple landing pages and digital marketing campaigns.
  • Managed faculty members towards meeting a high bar of pedagogical and performance excellence.
Technologies: AngularJS, React, Node.js, Software Development, JavaScript, SQL

IT Director

2013 - 2015
Christopher Columbus High School
  • Managed 1,500 mobile devices.
  • Optimized and managed a WLAN with 100+ access points.
  • Managed content-filtering policies.
  • Automated database integrations across various systems.
  • Implemented online tuition payments.
  • Developed several custom applications to automate various processes (banking reconciliations, reports, and donation captures).
Technologies: Jamf Pro, Cisco Switches, Windows Server 2012, Linux

AWS Systems Manager Explorer

https://console.aws.amazon.com/systems-manager/explorer/
AWS SSM Explorer is a cutting edge product that helps organizations with very large infrastructures vizualize aggregated data from all the different AWS accounts and regions in which they operate. I developed the first release of the explorer dashboard almost on my own.

UV Latin Dance Online | Custom CMS

I built this custom CMS platform and website for an online dance school. I designed and coded all of it.

Codewars Ranking

https://app.codesignal.com/profile/swolebrain
I solve algorithmic challenges for fun. I have used hackerrank, leetcode, codewars, and codesignal. My favorite is codesignal.

https://www.codewars.com/users/Swolebrain
https://app.codesignal.com/profile/swolebrain

TechLaunch Website

An informational website for a prior employer. It has a custom build process that incorporates Node-Sass and Webpack bundling/transpiling into a PHP set up.

NovoPlexus Informational Website

A simple website that I built with HTML and JavaScript, done in about six hours.
2007 - 2008

Master's Degree in Finance

Florida International University - Miami, FL, USA

2000 - 2006

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Florida International University - Miami, FL, USA

AUGUST 2018 - AUGUST 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Associate

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

NOVEMBER 2017 - OCTOBER 2018

AWS Certified Developer-Associate

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Libraries/APIs

Node.js, React, HTML5 Canvas, jQuery, React Redux, React-Intl

Tools

Photoshop CC, Jamf Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sketch, Amazon CloudFront CDN, IntelliJ IDEA, AWS CloudFormation, Auth0, MongoDB Atlas

Languages

JavaScript, HTML, Java, Python, SQL, Java 8, TypeScript, TypeScript 3, CSS, Kotlin, TypeScript 2

Frameworks

React Native, AngularJS, JavaScriptCore, Angular, Django, Spring, Tailwind CSS

Platforms

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, AWS Lambda, Windows Server 2012, Android, Firebase, Amazon EC2

Industry Expertise

Banking & Finance

Paradigms

Functional Programming, Agile, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)

Storage

MariaDB, MongoDB, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL

Other

Software Development, Front-end, Algorithms, Data Structures, Cisco Switches, Financial Modeling, AWS Auto Scaling, Finance, Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Fixed Income, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Equities, WebAssembly

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