Jorge Silva

Software Engineer


  • Head of Engineering - Layer 2 Smart Contracts

    Iota Foundation

    Apr 2021 - Present

    I'm the team lead, and one of the core developers of the Iota Smart Contracts.
    I'm responsible for managing the team, integrations with external systems, designing/implementing/maintaining a wide range of features for the Layer 2 ISC node software.

    Technologies: Go, Solidity, Webassembly, Rust, Typescript

  • Senior Software Engineer


    Apr 2019 - Apr 2021

    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.

    Technologies: Javascript, CSS, React, Redux, Jest, Webpack, Websockets, Ruby-on-Rails, NodeJs

  • 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


    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 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.

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

  • Full Stack Engineer


    Oct 2016 - Nov 2017

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

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

  • Lead Full Stack Engineer


    Nov 2015 - Aug 2016

    Codeplace was a marketplace for web development tutorials.
    I worked with Ruby on Rails and built crucial pieces of software for the platform (from markdown editors, invoice/payment systems, etc).

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

  • Analyst Consultant


    Sep 2014 - Oct 2015

    As consultant for Deloitte, I worked on two projects for 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.

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

  • Master Thesis



    Sep 2013 - Jul 2014

    For my Master Thesis, I applied Machine Learning Techniques to forecast user behaviour. I designed and developed a solution that predicts whether an user, of an e-commerce platform, is prone to buy a product based on his previous behavior.

    Technologies: Machine Learning; Weka, Java, SQL


  • FEUP

    Master's Degree in Computer Science

    2009 - 2014

    - Part of the students Association (AEFEUP) team for 4 years.
    - Organizer for the ENEI 2013 and Talk a Bit 2014

  • Colégio Internato dos Carvalhos


    2006 - 2009