Diego Alvarez

Canadian Permanent Resident Colombian citizen.

Over 14 years of experience in Software Development and Architecture.

I’m a self-motivated individual, quick learner, and researcher, and I am passionate about Software Engineering and Distributed Systems.

  • Expertise in design and development of various web and enterprise applications using Type safe technologies like Scala, Akka, Play Framework, Slick, Kafka, Mesos, Kubernetes.

  • Distributed Application Development using Actor Models for extreme scalability using Akka.

  • Hands on experience with Play Framework, Object relational mapping tools like Slick.

  • Ability to learn and use new systems, paradigms, technologies, and frameworks in considerably less time.

  • Worked on code optimization, scalability & performance tuning of various applications.

  • Highly motivated, dependable trouble shooter and problem solver.

  • Expertise in developing reference implementation (Proof of concepts) for key deliverables by evaluating and executing with latest and optimal technology stacks.

  • Ability to work in-groups as well as independently with minimal supervision. Ability to learn new languages and Tools quickly.

In-Depth Expertise with: - Emacs :) - Typesafe platform including Scala, Play, Akka and Akka Clustering, Spray, Slick, and Ensime. - Web Services (REST, Web Hooks) design and hands on. - Amazon Web Services (AWS). - Other Technologies including Kafka, Protobuf, Docker and Kubernetes/Mesos.

Currently improving my Functional Programming skills + Cats.

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  • Member for 6 years, 2 months
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  • Last seen Dec 14 '17 at 16:08

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