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Profile of Nicolas O.

Nicolas O. Senior Software Developer
8 years experience Argentina
Availability: Full time and part time
30.00$ /hr
JavaScriptNode.jsReactRubyRuby on Rails

Nicolas is a Senior Software Engineer with 8+ years of experience. He is passionate about technology and its implications in society. He believes that software is the key to achieving a brighter future for the communities. He is interested in projects that positively impact society/humankind.

 

Nicolas is a life-long learner. He is constantly looking for new areas to broaden or deepen his understanding. He does this by keeping a continuous research-experiment-observe loop.

One of his most significant areas of interest is software design and architecture. He wants to understand how to deal with complexity and at the same time keep his efforts for those of the people around him and focus on bringing value to the company.

 

EXPERIENCE 

Toptal | May 2018 – January 2020

Full-Stack Developer

He worked as part of the core team at Toptal. Toptal matches excellent companies with the best talent available. Here he helped maintain and develop the various software pieces that are essential for the company.

Toptal is a well-oiled machine that Nicolas became a part of the team. Here he learned a lot about how successful enterprises do things.

 

YaVende.com | September 2016 – May 2018

First Developer

YaVende.com is a startup developing a web platform for the used car user. It gives sellers and buyers personalized support in all process steps that typically cause headaches.

As head of the IT department, his responsibilities here involved anything that has to do -or can be solved with- technology: developing new features, interviewing new developers, designing the site’s architecture, ensuring the site stays up, and even product management.

The site developed with the mobile-first approach. The project’s main components included a front app made with VueJS and a GraphQL API implemented with Elixir. He also mounted a Gitlab server and used it to support CI. The CI ran tests and linting and built docker images for usage in production.

 

Redmint | October 2015 – July 2016

Full-Stack Developer

Nicolas worked side by side with a growing group of passionate developers and designers to ship high-quality web applications.

 

Altoros Systems | January 2013 – December 2014

Junior Full-Stack Developer

As part of the Altoros’ team in Buenos Aires, he worked developing web applications from the core; they used their spare time to participate in the ruby opensource community.

 

EDUCATION 

Instituto Esteban Echeverria, Buenos Aires | 2006 – 2011

Computer Science-Oriented High School, Computer Engineering