Jorge Silva

Software Engineer

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About Me

I love to solve problems, discuss ideas and build exciting stuff. I have a good understanding of how computers works and experience with multiple methodologies/technologies.

I'm interested in Full Stack Development, Distributed Systems and Software Architecture.

Pragmatic, hard worker, strong defender of process automation, and a firm believer that good code should be readable and testable. I strive to create simple and elegant solutions.


Iota Foundation

Senior Software Engineer

I'm a core developer of the Iota Smart Contracts.

I'm responsible for designing/implementing/maintaining a wide range of features for the "Layer 2" Smart Contract node software.

I routinely provide support for our users, mentor new team members and do some administrative tasks.


Senior Software Engineer

Worked on the Bitfinex trading platform, developing new features and maintain the existing codebase. My main focus was high-quality performant UI code. Also did some Ruby-on-Rails/NodeJS backend work.

Applied Blockchain

Lead Software Engineer

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.


Software Engineer

Blip is a software house that is part of Paddy Power Betfair (one of the biggest betting companies in the world).

I worked as a Full Stack Engineer, developing software for the Risk and Trading Team.

Designed and built performance-sensitive applications to inovate and improve the company business


Software Engineer

Semasio is SaaS for media agencies, which uses behavioral targeting to define market segments for online advertisement.

I worked as a Full Stack Engineer, mostly in C#, doing frontend/backend development, container creation/orchestration, test automation, etc.


Lead Software Engineer

Codeplace was a marketplace for web development tutorials.

I worked with Ruby on Rails and built crucial pieces of software for the platform.


Consultant - Analyst

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.


Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Sept 2009 - July 2014

Master's Degree in Computer Science

During college, I attended and organized multiple meetups/hackathons/conferences.

As part of AEFEUP team, managed the logistics for student parties and other extra-curricular events.

For my Master Thesis, used machine learning techniques to forecast user behaviour - predict whether an user was prone to buy some product based on his previous actions on an e-commerce website.

Colégio Internato dos Carvalhos

Sept 2006 - July 2009

High school

It was during High school that I fist started coding. Started with Pascal, Visual Basic and C/C++.

For the final school project, did an homebrew implementation of Guitar Hero (which was awesome and I'm still very proud of it to this day).

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