Phoenix (US), Arizona



February 2023 - Present
Software Engineer

Maintained and extended critical infrastructure as member of Core Team

  • Spearheaded the research, design, and development of a Learning Management System, enabling financial advisors to undergo multimedia trainings for investment product access. Integrated real-time data synchronization with external platforms, fortified authentication and authorization mechanisms, and incorporated export features for enhanced usability
  • Resolved user importer performance issues for our largest integration partner by refactoring our team structure and implementing a series of data migrations that safely destroyed tens of millions of unnecessary records
  • Decreased CI runtime by ~5 minutes by profiling Argo workflow steps and resizing test suite chunks to maximize the benefit of parallelism
  • Interviewed software engineer candidates


May 2022 - February 2023
Senior Software Engineer

Maintained and added features to student and employer inboxes (and associated services)

  • Worked with PM and designers to create architectural decision records
  • Migrated expensive operations from monolith to messaging miniservice
  • Modelled career fair business rules as GraphQL types
  • Replaced inbox RESTful endpoints with analogous GraphQL mutations
  • Introduced command objects to legacy controller actions to reduce feature rollout risk
  • Participated in hackathon project that inspired real production features
  • Mentored interns and junior developers
  • Worked with EM to improve code review practices and code quality metrics

Tuft & Needle

January 2019 - April 2022
Engineering Manager

Lead teams responsible for customer experience tooling, checkout, payments, promotions, and the retail POS system

  • Lead standups, grooming, planning, retrospectives, and created architecture documents
  • Helped my direct reports develop career progression plans and learning goals
  • Improved checkout performance and fixed security vulnerabilities
  • Implemented idempotent charge step to avoid double charges improving customer ratings
  • Designed and implemented shipping address validation result caching
  • Updated register to scrub out-of-stock items from customer carts
  • Determined team's objectives and key results
  • Helped stakeholders prioritize feature development and system maintenance
  • Negociated with business for promotions and raises for direct reports
  • Automated FedEx shipment handling requests
  • Implemented secure deactivation of user records
  • Integrated with Textline API and implemented double opt-in flow
  • Add custom fraud check rules for Affirm and PayPal payment methods

Tuft & Needle

September 2015 - December 2018
Software Engineer

Built tools for customer experience users and automated product fulfillment flows

  • Upgraded large monolith Rails application from 4.2 -> 5.2 and Ruby from 2.4 -> 2.6
  • Designed and implemented sales tax service outage fallback system
  • Discovered and hardened against SQL-injection vulnerabilities in operations portal
  • Designed and implemented passwordless POS system authentication
  • Add DOS attack protection to high throughput grape endpoints
  • Introduced automated performance testing and reduced product queries 22-fold

JetPack Enterprises

February 2015 - August 2015
Web Developer

Repaired, refactored, and added features to legacy software projects

Bloom & Speak Bilingual Tx

January 2012 - September 2017


Arizona State University

2005 - 2009
Bachelor of Science
Political Science

Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association

- 2023
Fundamentals of Alternative Investments


  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • GraphQL
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • CSS
  • REST


Native speaker
A2 (Certificado inicial de português língua estrangeira)