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Igor – JavaScript, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, experts in Lemon.io

Igor

From Portugal (GMT+1)

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Back-end Web DeveloperSenior
Tech lead
Hire developer
17 years of commercial experience
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Igor – JavaScript, Ruby, Ruby on Rails

Igor is a senior back-end web developer with management skills and vast experience in Ruby and JavaScript, dedicating over 10 years of his professional life to these technologies. He also possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as confirmed by our technical interviewer. Igor's proficiency in API development further underscores his backend-focused approach, while his knack for simplifying complex technical concepts showcases his reliability and intelligence. He thrives in fast-paced environments and enjoys the opportunity to influence them. Additionally, Igor values working with individuals who strive to positively impact their communities and make the world a better place.

Main technologies
JavaScript
12 years
Ruby
10 years
Ruby on Rails
10 years
Additional skills
Oracle
PostgreSQL
AWS
MongoDB
Sinatra
Golang
Angular
React
Typescript
Apollo GraphQL
Stimulus
Heroku
Redis
Python
Ready to start
15th July 2024
Direct hire
Potentially possible

Experience Highlights

Tech Lead
Mar 2023 - Ongoing1 year 2 months
Project Overview

A cutting-edge platform that leverages advanced analytics and machine learning to enhance anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime detection efforts, harnessing advanced data analysis techniques to identify suspicious activities, detect patterns, and uncover hidden risks.

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Responsibilities:
  • Implemented new features using Ruby, React, Typescript, and AWS SQS;
  • expanded team from 2 to 5 members by leading recruitment processes;
  • drove lean agile implementation to improve team efficiency and productivity;
  • led automation initiatives to optimize workflows and increase organizational productivity.
Project Tech stack:
React
Ruby on Rails
Python
Team Lead/Engineering Manager
Jan 2022 - Jan 20231 year
Project Overview

A global employment platform that enables hiring, paying, managing, and taking care of globally distributed teams with ease.

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Responsibilities:
  • Built integration with 3rd party API to import public holiday information across the globe;
  • led multiple HRIS and ATS integrations with 3rd parties, resulting in improved internal departments' efficiency;
  • delivered multiple automation HRIS projects, streamlining processes and increasing efficiency;
  • spearheaded growth of the R&D team from 5 to 13 developers within 10 months.
Project Tech stack:
Ruby
Apollo GraphQL
Ruby on Rails
Typescript
React
Tech Lead/Head of Engineering
Sep 2016 - Jan 20225 years 4 months
Project Overview

This multi-year and large project led to the creation (from scratch) and consolidation of a platform and toolset that allows customers to manage real-estate portfolios end-to-end. This includes management of bookings and tasks associated with bookings (like delivery of linen, cleaning flats, handing keys to guests, or resetting a "keynest"), pricing settings, workflow automation, and distribution of inventory across multiple different booking channels - Airbnb and booking.com amongst many others.

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Responsibilities:
  • Introduced TDD and XP to the team and implemented a TDD approach to development, using RSpec, jasmine, and karma for unit, integration, and e2e tests;
  • created 3 Angular/Ionic apps for different target audiences (consumers, agents, corporate clients);
  • integrated with multiple 3rd party APIs and later led different teams who developed new integrations and maintained them;
  • designed a managed public developer API and led the team implementing it;
  • created back-end architecture;
  • designed front-end apps architecture;
  • implemented the core of the integration layer for channel distribution (listing properties on OTAs like Airbnb);
  • designed the architecture and infrastructure of on-demand customer creatable tailored booking sites;
  • setup of monitoring tools, infrastructure, CI, and security checks
  • acted as a hiring manager for all engineering hires - hired 30+ developers (perm and contract);
  • scaled the team from 1 to 4 pods;
  • facilitated the development process, fostering an agile mindset and instilling a continuous improvement culture.
Project Tech stack:
Ruby on Rails
Angular
PostgreSQL
Software Developer
Oct 2014 - Aug 20161 year 9 months
Project Overview

Yourgolftravel is the world's largest golf travel company.

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Responsibilities:
  • Championed the automation of the holiday quote processing system;
  • contributed to performance improvements in site search;
  • added new back-office features.
Project Tech stack:
Ruby
JavaScript
Software Developer
Apr 2015 - Sep 20155 months
Project Overview

Tickets and hotel stay at the UK's biggest horse racing events, including Ascot, Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom, and Newmarket.

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Responsibilities:
  • Implemented multiple features in TDD style;
  • created the basket functionality;
  • integrated with Expedia for hotel bookings.
Project Tech stack:
Ruby
JavaScript
PostgreSQL

Education

2007
Computer and Telematics Engineering
5-year degree

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