2022 – Today
10x Software Engineer Academy
2021 – Today
Senior Software & Cloud Engineer
2020 – 2021
Working on IaC, GitOps, Cost Monitoring, Observability, and Alerting.
AWS (CloudFormation, CloudFront, ECR, ECS, Route53, S3, SQS) BDD CQRS DDD Docker Go Kanban Microservices PHP
Chief Technology Officer
2016 – 2020
Working on new strategies to, continuously, improve the quality of the technical projects and make the internal process leaner. Took charge of the whole IT architecture in a very short time and built a team from scratch for the Head Quarter in Rome. Worked directly on the optimisation of the architecture in terms of uptime, on the implementation of a geographical nodes redundancy in order to manage any downtime on the Data Centers, on the tech stack upgrade process (dated 2013), on the optimisation of the loading times, and on the implementation of the GDPR Policies.
Managing the interactions cross-teams by facilitating the different phases: requirement analysis, epic/story planning, estimation and forecasting, execution, delivery, and follow-up.
Introduced several approaches and methodologies: standup meetings, retrospectives (internal and cross-team), Gantt and burn-down charts, issue tracking system (Jira), support tracking system (company-wide), deployment summaries, kanban board, planning poker, no estimates (not fully adopted), team capacity planning.
Chief Technical Officer and Lead Developer, Software Architect, Agile (SCRUM, XP) Facilitator, System Administrator, and Recruiter.
Projects: Skuola.net, Ripetizioni Skuola.net, Matematicamente.it, SOS Studenti
Ansible Apache AWS (EC2, Polly, S3) Docker Swarm ElasticSearch Foreman Galera GitLab GitLab CI Jira Kanban Kubernetes MariaDB MaxScale Nginx Packer Percona Proxmox (on bare-metal) ProxySQL PHP React Native Redis Symfony 3 Terraform Varnish
Lead Developer & Owner
2015 – 2017
Created an aggregation platform for programming courses and events, in many countries, focused on developers. Took care of all the product aspects, from the IT architecture to the planning, and the implementation of marketing and sales strategies, from the scouting process of providers, clients, and partners to the management of the relationships, from budget management to the hiring process in several areas.
DXpertise is an IT training course aggregation platform that allows developers to find the best courses available on the market. The platform is made by developers for developers with the aim to increase the knowledge level of each one of us in order to make the whole industry better, more challenging, more qualified, more satisfying, and more fun! Want to prove yourself and get better? Join us, we are going to help you achieve it.
AdWords Capistrano CSS DigitalOcean ElasticSearch HTML5 Mandrill MariaDB Microdata & Microformats MixPanel Nginx PHP 7 RabbitMQ Redis SEO Schema.org SparkPost Symfony 3
Senior Software Engineer
2015 – 2016
Learned the internal processes and technology stack of Immobiliare.it in order to replicate it to LuxuryEstate.com and mentor the team who was working on the project. We’ve managed to work on a restyle of the UI and write from scratch the whole codebase. The whole team managed to learn new approaches such as code reviews, kanban boards, morning standup meetings, and advanced tools such as Apache Thrift, Capistrano, GitLab, Grunt, PHP 7, Symfony 3, WebPack.
Apache Thrift Capistrano Code Review CSS GitLab GitLab CI Grunt HHVM Kanban Board MariaDB PHP7 Standup Meetings Webpack XHProf
2013 – 2015
Introduced some improvements related to the internal technical processes, especially adopting agile methodologies, unit, and functional tests, and advanced code versioning. As a tech lead on some internal projects, I’ve taken care of several phases of their lifecycle such as requirements gathering and estimation of the user stories, code-reviews, and post-releases retrospectives.
Some of the clients I dealt with: Autotrader, Trader Media, Golden Pages IE, 192.com.
2012 – 2013
Worked in a team to develop a cutting-edge real-time statistic system, then, after a few months, I became the Lead Developer of the project, reporting directly to the CTO. My everyday duties were basically technical project management, product planning, and code development.
Some of the clients I dealt with: ModelZone, Staples, Chemist Direct.
Web Developer / Project Tech Lead
2010 – 2012
Working as Lead Developer on a big project, reporting directly to the CTO. My everyday duties and responsibilities were basically technical project management, customer relationships, internal/external training, team management (3 Developers, 1 Art Director, 1 Sys Admin, 1 Account, 1 Quality Assurance), and code development.
Some of the clients I dealt with: San Raffaele, Policlinico Campus Biomedico, Samsung.
2003 – 2012
Working on showcase websites and custom web applications, interfacing directly with the clients, and taking care of every single step of the development, from the kick-off to the delivery of the projects.
Some of the clients I dealt with: Studio Baggio, TBS srl, Good Night and Good Luck, OCE srl, Cilia Bus, Comet Expo.
2008 – 2010
Working on the development, from scratch, of the front-end side of a user management system integrated into all the websites in the Excite network and deployed in 6 different countries (UK, Germany, Spain, France, Netherlands, and Italy).
– Management of channels Video, Bynight, MIX, and Blog of Excite
– Creation of a user management system (frontend side) for Excite
– Maintenance of the sites of Excite Europe Network, the Network NanoPublishing, and corporate sites
– Maintenance of a system for tracking ROI
Web / Software Developer
Managed and maintained two live core products, one e-commerce website, and one traveling online community.
– StockInformatica (http://www.stockinformatica.com)
– ItalianCamper (http://www.italiancamper.com)
– NoPayZone (http://www.nopayzone.com)
THE ITALIAN TOUCH
2005 – 2006
CSS HTML MySQL PHP
Hardware / Software Consultant
2004 – 2005
CSS Hardware HTML Visual Basic 6
University of Rome Tor Vergata
2005 – 2007
Degree Not Completed
2000 – 2005