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Bruno Paz

Web Engineer, Porto, Portugal

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About Me

Hello!.

My name is Bruno and I am a Web Engineer specialized in PHP and Symfony. Besides PHP, I have been working with Golang for the past year, and also have some working experience with Java as well as some interest in NodeJS.

Despite my experience or preferences, I always try to keep up to date with other programming languages and frameworks so that I can keep improving my knowledge and skills. I believe in always choosing the best technology for the the job, even if we need to get out of our comfort zone.

I have a strong focus on software quality, clean code and engineering best practices like TDD and Continuous Delivery.

I am eager to learn new things. Passionate about tech and programming in general, I have a big interest in everything related to Engineering practices, Agile, CI / CD, DevOps and Automation.

On my spare time, I have been looking more into Golang, CI / CD, Kubernetes and JAMstack and also working on some Linux tools to improve my development workflow. I have also started writing some things on dev.to platform.

I believe in tech and programming as a way to improve People lives, so they can be more productive and have a more enjoyable life. Life is too short, so do something that matters!



Hire me!

What I do?

Web Development

Web is my passion and I can develop entire solutions, from idea to production, using the best tool for the job.

Systems Architechure

I enjoy being involved in the design of Scalable systems using patterns like Microservices Architechture or Domain Driven Design.

Quality First

I have a strong focus on Code Quality and Engineering best practices like TDD, CI / CD and Automation.

Open source

I am a big fan of Open source and try to contribute where I can. You can check my work on my GitHub profile.

PHP

90%

Symfony

90%

Golang

70%

Javascript

70%

NodeJS

60%

Java

50%

MySQL

70%

ElasticSearch

40%

Git

90%

Docker

80%

Rest APIs

90%

Design Patterns

80%

Work Experience

Companies and projects I worked on

Jun 2018 - Present

Web Engineer @ JForce | Jumia Group

JForce is a Web App that aims to help the thousands of agents that Jumia has in the field across all Africa, by providing them access to their orders, sales, commissions and more.


On JForce project, I worked on the following areas:

  • Development of all necessary APIs following a Microservices oriented architechture. (Consultants, Orders, Sales and Commissions), using Symfony 4 and Golang
  • Orders Processing System using Golang concurrency features.
  • Commissions calculation engime
Technologies / Tools: PHP 7, Symfony 4, Golang, REST, Microservices, Agile, Git, GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, Kubernetes
Aug 2017 - May 2018

Web Engineer @ Jumia Flights | Jumia Group

Jumia Flights is one of the most recent project of Jumia group and aims to be the biggest Flights marketplace in Africa.


I have worked in this project from the ground up, including:

  • Define the application architecture following a Microservices oriented approach.
  • Implement core features such as Search, Booking and Payments, using Java and PHP
  • Implementation of Search Rules engine (golang)
  • Orders and Payments State Machines service (PHP)
  • Integration with well kwown thrid party Flights providers like Amadeus and Kiwi
  • Multi provider search using WebSockets.
Technologies / Tools: PHP 7, Phalcon, Golang, Java 8, Couchbase, ScyllaDB, Microservices, REST, SOAP, Websockets, Agile, Jira, Git, GitHub, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins
Apr 2014 - Jul 2017

Web Engineer @ Jumia Travel (formelly Jovago.com) | Jumia Group

Jumia Travel is the Hotel booking application of Jumia Group, the leading E-commerce platform in Africa.

Jumia Travel simplifies the hotel booking experience by allowing users to compare prices and accommodations in a fast, easy and transparent way.

The mission is to connect all hotels in Africa and bring them online. With over 25,000 hotel listings across 40 African countries and 200,000 hotels across the globe, Jumia Travel is Africa's N°1 hotel booking website.


I worked across all areas of Jumia Travel, highlighting:

  • State Machine and Payment Providers integration
  • Rates availability and search engine
  • Channel Management and Partners Integration

  • Extranet web / mobile application for Hotel Owners
  • API architecture and development
  • Functional tests architecture
Technologies / Tools: PHP 5 / 7, Symfony 2, Silex, REST, SOAP, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Memcached, Couchbase, Javascript, Polymer, SASS, Gulp, Amazon Web Services, Agile Methodologies and scrum, Behat, Git, GitHub, Jira, Jenkins
Aug 2010 - Mar 2014

Web and Android Developer @ Ueb

Ueb is a startup aiming to buiild useful, simple and affordable online solutions for people and small business.

Some of the solutions developed by ueb include:


  • uebbill.com - Invoicing plataform certified by the Portuguese finance authority
  • ueb.mobi - Plataform for sending SMS
  • uebsales: CRM solution
  • appzlab.net: Applications for facebook.
  • uebmkt - Marketing tools
  • uebcare - customer care and satisfaction analytics focused on automobile area.

Ueb also develops custom solutions for clients like websites or mobile apps.

During my time at Ueb, I worked in all the above projects from the ground up.

Technologies / Tools: PHP 5, Syfmony 1.4,, Symfony 2,, Javascript,, jQuery,, HTML and CSS, REST, MySQL,, Git,, CPanel,, Linux, Redmine

Courses and Certifications

Some relevant courses and certifications I took

2017

The Complete Node.js Developer Course by Udemy

Learn Node.js by building real-world applications with Node, Express, MongoDB, Mocha, and more!
2016

M101P - MongoDB for Developers by Mongo University

In this course you'll learn how to use MongoDB as the database for a Python application.

2015

SF2C3 | Extending and Hacking Symfony 2 by SensioLabs

This workshop leads you to the highest level of the Symfony 2 framework by training you in advanced usages of Symfony like application audit, optimization and customization of the Symfony 2 framework.

2013

Symfony Developer Expert by Sensio Labs

Offical Symfony Certification by Sensio Labs
2006 - 2011

Computer Engineering @ Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP)

Projects

Projects I worked on

  • All
  • Web
  • Mobile
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JForce

Web

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Jumia Flights

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Jumia Travel

web

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Jumia Travel Mobile Extranet App

mobile

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Uebbill

web

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UebCare

web

Blog

The best way to learn is to teach

I like to write and I am doing it more since 2018. I generally post my articles on dev.to which is an awesome community for Programming oriented posts.

Here are some of my posts you can found on Dev.to:


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