Jorge Silva

Software Engineer

Experience

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Iota Foundation

    Apr 2021 - Present

    I'm a core developer of the Iota Smart Contracts software.
    I work mostly in Go and I'm responsible for designing and implementing features of the Wasp node, as well as integration tests, debuging, improving performance, creating user tools, and general maintenance.

    Technologies: Go, Webassembly, Rust, Typescript, Solidity

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Bitfinex

    Apr 2019 - Apr 2021

    Worked mainly on the Bitfinex trading platform, developing new features and maintain the existing codebase. My main focus was high-quality performant UI code.

    Technologies: Javascript, CSS, React, Redux, Jest, Webpack, Websockets

  • Lead Frontend Engineer

    Applied Blockchain

    Aug 2018 - Apr 2019

    Applied Blockchain is consultancy company that does projects for big and small companies, across a wide range of business sectors.
    I worked as a lead frontend engineer, building complex and robust applications for our corporate clients.

    Technologies: Javascript, CSS, React, Redux, NodeJS, Jest, Webpack, RPC

  • Full Stack Engineer

    Blip

    Nov 2017 - Jul 2018

    Blip is a software house that is part of Paddy Power Betfair (one of the biggest betting companies in the world).
    I work as a Full Stack Engineer, developing software as part of the Risk and Trading Team. We focus on building perfomant applications to inovate and improve the company business.

    Technologies: Java, Spring, RabbitMQ, Javascript, NodeJS, React, Redux, Mocha, Grunt, Webpack, SQL

  • Full Stack Engineer

    Semasio

    Oct 2016 - Nov 2017

    I worked across the software stack, mostly in C#, doing frontend/backend development, container creation/orchestration with Docker and Service Fabric, test automation, etc.

    Technologies: C#, Ext, HTML, Javascript, Asp.Net, OData, SQL, Docker, Service Fabric, Selenium

  • Lead Full Stack Engineer

    Codeplace

    Nov 2015 - Aug 2016

    Codeplace is a marketplace for web development tutorials.
    I worked with Ruby on Rails and built crucial pieces of software for the company.
    This experience enhanced my perception about the software development process and growth / maintainability of an early stage startup.

    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Heroku, AWS, Algolia

  • Analyst Consultant

    Deloitte

    Sep 2014 - Oct 2015

    As consultant for Deloitte, I worked on two projects in the context of the Insurance Industry.
    The first project was an ETL integration between two companies.
    The second was to design and implement a CI environment to automate delivery and testing.
    I learned about the workl-ife on a big company and how they tradicionally operate (culture and technology-wise).

    Technologies: Jenkins, Oracle Openscript, Oracle Data Integrator, Java, SQL/PLSQL, Apache ANT

  • Master Thesis

    Shiftforward

    Porto

    Sep 2013 - Jul 2014

    During my Master Thesis, I applied Machine Learning Techniques in order design and develop a solution that predicts whether a given user, of an e-commerce platform, is prone to buy a product based on his previous behavior.

    Technologies: Machine Learning; Weka, Java, SQL

Education

  • FEUP

    Master's in Informatics and Computing Engineering

    2009 - 2014

    Member of students Association (AEFEUP) direction for 4 years.
    Organizer for the ENEI 2013 and Talk a Bit 2014

  • Colégio Internato dos Carvalhos

    Highschool

    2006 - 2009