Emerson Almeida

Summary

I have over 14 years of software development experience. I am proficient in various programming languages, frameworks, and technologies, such as Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Typescript, SASS, GraphQL, BFF, Event-driven, and RabbitMQ, among others.

I am also the founder of Megafono, the first and main podcast hosting platform in Brazil, which I created and ran as a solo and bootstrapping for seven year. I am very proud of the success of Megafono, which reflects my passion, creativity, and versatility as a software developer and entrepreneur.

Additionally, I was the technical leader and architecture strategist at Youse Seguros, the first Brazilian digital insurtech, was a such great time to built a insurance company from ground.

My expertise in insurance give me the opportunity to be Architecture manager at Too Seguros, an 60 years old insurance company, where my team and I built a huge Insurance Platform to modernize the company.

I enjoy collaborating, supporting, and empowering other developers and teams, and applying my knowledge and experience in different domains and markets.

Architecture Manager at Too Seguros

The Too Seguros is B2B2C insurance company in Brazil with over 60 years in the industry and providing peace of mind to more than 3.5 million Brazilians, Too Seguros stands out for its financial solidity and reliability, supported by influential partners such as BTG Pactual and Caixa Econômica Federal.

In this role, I have significantly enhanced my people management skills and developed notable competence in creating corporate strategies. My deep technical knowledge has been instrumental in guiding strategic decisions and driving innovations within the company. My primary role involves leading and assisting teams in the development of innovative technological solutions, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the systems. I play a crucial role in defining the company’s technology strategy and coordinating technical leadership to align with organizational goals.

Among my significant achievements, I highlight the successful organization of the software architecture team, the establishment of an architecture committee involving all tech leads, and the development of a robust and adaptable insurance platform. A particularly proud project was the creation of an event-driven architecture, which markedly improved the integration and responsiveness of our systems.

Additionally, I led the management of architectural risks, ensuring the resilience and security of our systems.

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Founder/Developer/Designer at Megafono

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Principal Software Engineer

Youse Seguros Feb 2022 - Mar 2023 (1 year 2 months) The Youse was the first Brazilian digital insurtech, a company funded by CNP Assurances, one of the biggest insurance company in the world. The Youse was born to be easy, digital and customized, the real opposite we thought about insurance at the time. At this role, I was responsible the technical leader of some teams, be a mentor to another developers and design the tech architecture strategy,

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IT Advisor at aMORA

The Amora is a proptech created to help Brazilians to achieve the number one Brazilians’ dream, to buy a house. I helped the Amora at the first steps to the launch, creating email accounts, the initial website, helping the CTO to define the company architecture, and building the data pipeline. The most challenge was creating the data pipeline from the ground using the snowplow project, make the snowplow up and running was a happy moment.

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Staff Software Engineer at Youse Seguros

The Youse was the first Brazilian digital insurtech, a company funded by CNP Assurances, one of the biggest insurance company in the world. The Youse was born to be easy, digital and customized, the real opposite we thought about insurance at the time.

At this role, I was responsible to delivery new features with my team, be a mentor to another developers and design the tech architecture strategy,

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Technical Lead at Youse Seguros

The Youse was the first Brazilian digital insurtech, a company funded by CNP Assurances, one of the biggest insurance company in the world. The Youse was born to be easy, digital and customized, the real opposite we thought about insurance at the time. At this role, I was responsible to delivery new features with my team, help the team discovery the best way to solve the tech and the product problems, validate integrations with partners, resolve issues in production, and take care of and design the tech architecture, and be a mentor to another developers.

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Senior Software Engineer at Youse Seguros

The Youse was the first Brazilian digital insurtech, a company funded by CNP Assurances, one of the biggest insurance company in the world. The Youse was born to be easy, digital and customized, the real opposite we thought about insurance at the time. At this role, I was responsible to delivery new features with my team, help the team discovery the best way to solve the tech and the product problems, validate integrations with partners and resolve issues in production.

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Full Stack Developer at Digital Pages

Digital Pages was, at the time, a 15-year company in the multiplatform content delivery market. Very focused on delivery newspaper to big media companies and books to big university in Brazil.

I worked in the core of web product of Digital Images, using the top technologies in the market to deliver a consistent user experience in all user devices. Our project runs in web browsers, mobile, operating system as Windows 8, 9 and 10, Linux, MacOS and tablets.

I worked with a small team in the company to develop a new product, a Leaning Platform, I was the team tech-leader responsible to design and build the backends services and the frontend.

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Full Stack Developer at Connecorp, LLC

The Hubbiz.com was a service to find and connect with local business around the USA, a Yelp like. We were a small team, up to 4 developers, most time just 2 developers.

At Hubbiz.com I worked mainly be responsible to the Hubbiz API, a big jRuby self-hosted project, with thousands and thousands of request per day. I also structured an excellent developer team to work with me.

The best part of Hubbiz was give me the opportunities to leaned new technologies, like Lua and Golang, and put in practice in a technics and architectures we normally we lean in books.

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Web Developer at eduK

The eduK is a big and successfully Brazilian learning platform with high-quality courses in many areas. I was in first development team (2 people, 1 backend and 1 frontend) responsible to launch the MVP. In this project, I played majority as Front End Developer. I made the teacher workspace, given them the ability to create rich lessons (quizzes, videos, documents) and exams. In the other hand, I made the student workspace, given them the ability to consume the teacher content. This project made fall in love to Lean Startup, from this time the Lean mindset will help to see more than code.

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Full Stack Developer at Codeminer42

The Codeminer42 is software house created by ex-Gonow (a company I worked previous), at Gonow the environment was awesome and a good place to learning, with many brilliant developers! I was the full stack developer in some Codeminer42 clients.

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Full Stack Developer at KeroCarro.com

The KeroCarrro.com was a great startup idea founded by a Portuguese-American, living in the Brazil in the boom of startups at 2011/2012. The main idea of the product was a reverse auction to people intend to buy a car. The system connect with the car dealers and when the buyers create a quote we start reverse auction and the dealers could send to buyers the best offer. That was my first work at an early startup environment, was an awesome experience. With a small team, we were 4 people, 2 developers, my responsibility was to build the Backend in Ruby on Rails and the Frontend with the Javascript/CoffeeScript. Unfortunately, the project failed, mainly because the car dealers was not properly ready to use the new system.

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PHP Developer at Visie Padroes Web E Treinamento De Tecnologia

The Visie was my dream job as PHP developer, a high-quality agency with excellent team, a reference for my as a junior developer. At Visie, I worked in the ad publishing tools of “Diario do Comércio” and “Diario de São Paulo”, that project was very complicated, there was a complex integrating with the legacy systems and the relation between my employer was not so great. The dream became a stressful job.

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The good part of this job, it was so bureaucratic to do something that I could lean new technologies, I increase my Ruby studies at this time.

Web Developer at Rifla Designer E Imagem Digital

The Rifla was a small offline graphic agency entering the online world. When I arrived at the company, we were 4 people, 3 designers, and I as a software developer, or like we call it at the time, webmaster. Basically, was the guy who transformed the PSDs in websites. My main job was written dynamic websites using PHP. I built a CMS to a client, update your Adobe Flash website dynamic. I helped a client to update your ASP broken website.

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The job was my first paid and a full-time job, and I’m very proud of everything I made to help the Rifla to move your operation to online.

Web Developer at Penso Logo Escrevo

The “Penso, Logo Escrevo” was a high school project made to help the students to write better, the responsible teacher identified a huge problem in high school students’ capability to write simple text. To resolve it, the teacher created a written’s marathon with themes near to the students’ life in order to all students became engaged to write and the professors could help them to improve write. The project was very successful and won a prize from the Culture Ministry in Brazil. Fortunately, I was one of the high school students participating in this project. I created the public site and the administration system for the students to write the winning texts from written’s marathon. This project has a huge importance to me, mainly because for the first time I had a real project in production, running with real users.

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I won a prize at a school for creating the whole system, and I was cited in a master’s thesis.

This is just a piece of paper!