Fernando Briano - Curriculum Vitae

fernando@picandocodigo.net / Edinburgh, Scotland
Github: @picandocodigo | Linkedin: fernandobriano

Work Experience

August 2019 - Present
Software Developer
Edinburgh, Scotland
Working on the Payments team.
June 2017 - July 2019
Software Developer
Cultivate Software Ltd
Edinburgh, Scotland
Clients: Deliveroo Payments team, Money Advice Service.
Site: cultivatehq.com
Programming Languages: Ruby - Elixir - JavaScript
Cultivate was acquired by Deliveroo where I kept working as a Software Developer
January 2015 - Present
Software Developer (Freelance)
DATA Uruguay
Montevideo, Uruguay
Front-end and backend software development. I have worked in web projects such as ATuServicio.uy, ¿Qué Sabés? and several more. I keep working with them occasionally, updating ATuServicio.uy with updated data and features.
Site: datauy.org
Programming Languages: Ruby - Python - JavaScript
June 2014 - Jun 2017
Software Developer
As a freelance developer, I worked contracting for several clients. Some of them are listed below as Freelance work.
Site: fernandobriano.com
Programming Languages: Ruby - PHP - JavaScript
June 2015 - December 2015
Software Developer (Freelance)
Crafted Code
Montevideo, Uruguay
Worked as a Ruby on Rails software developer for remote clients. Built a Rails API from scratch for Android and iOS apps. Other than authentication and other traditional technologies in an API, we also had to integrate media streaming into the system. Site: www.craftedcode.com
Programming Languages: Ruby
March 2015 - April 2015
Software Developer (Freelance)
Cultivate Software Ltd
Edinburgh, Scotland
Worked on the Money Advice Service Ruby on Rails frontend app and other MAS Rails applications. cultivatehq.com
Programming Languages: Ruby - JavaScript
August 2014 - November 2014
Software Developer (Freelance)
The LivePress WordPress plugin and backend. Development involved Ruby on Rails and PHP with WordPress. Site: livepress.com
Programming Languages: Ruby - PHP - JavaScript
September 2012 - June 2014
Software Developer
Neo Innovation, Inc.
Montevideo, Uruguay
As a programmer I worked for several clients including AppDirect and ICANN, also worked on internal projects. Among the technologies involved were: Ruby, JavaScript, Rails, Sinatra, Cuba, Rspec, Minitest, SASS, HAML, Gem development, HTML, CSS.
March 2012 - September 2012
Software Developer
Cubox SA
Montevideo, Uruguay
Several Ruby projects with Rails, Cuba, Sinatra, RSpec, Minitest and Capybara, among other technologies for clients in the US.
The company was acquired by Neo Innovation where I continued working as a software developer.
Programming Languages: Ruby - JavaScript
July 2010 - February 2012
Software Developer
Montevideo, Uruguay
Worked in a couple of projects as a Java Developer (Spring, Spring MVC, Hibernate, Seam) and small Ruby On Rails applications..
Programming Languages: Ruby - Java
August 2010 - September 2011
Software Developer
CityGrid Media
As a Globant employee, I worked remotely with the CityGrid team from Montevideo. The main project involved web development with Java technologies: Spring, SpringMVC and Hibernate. I worked on the server administration too which involved Apache Tomcat over CentOS.
I also built my first professional Ruby on Rails project in this job.
Programming Languages: Java - Ruby
December 2009 - July 2010
Software Developer
Montevideo, Uruguay
Worked on a backend written in Java EE 5 (JBoss 5, EJB 3, Hibernate), frontend with Adobe Flex 3 in a system which integrated XMPP and other technologies. I was also involved in the server technology and had a role as Scrum Master during the project management.
Programming Languages: Java - ActionScript - Adobe Flex
September 2008 - November 2009
Development Team Director
Guerwin S.A.
Maldonado, Uruguay
I was the first developer hired for a new startup. I was in charge of building and managing the development team and the initial infrastructure for the company. My first project acting as a Scrum Master and turning the process into Agile. I also did some development.
Programming Languages: Java - PHP
April 2008 - September 2008
Professor - Programmer Analyst technical career
CEI-CTC Maldonado
Maldonado, Uruguay
Taught Operative Systems with GNU/Linux on the first semester and part of the Networks course for the second semester.
March 2007 - May 2008
Maldonado, Uruguay
I worked in several individual and group projects, mostly with .NET technology and SQL Server. Built desktop applications including a shared contact manager and the system for selling boarding passes in Laguna del Sauce International Airport.
Programming Languages: Visual Basic.Net - C#
March 2006 - November 2006
Web Developer
Punta del Este, Uruguay
Website maintenance, graphic design, HTML, JavaScript and SEO. I was in charge of the entire website, including adding new content, designing graphics for promotions and new pages, and managing the system.


2006 - 2008
Universidad ORT - CTC
Programmer Analyst
Maldonado, Uruguay
Completed all the courses in the 2 year technical career, pending final project.
Universidad de la República, Facultad de Ingeniería
Computer Engineering, University drop-out
Montevideo, Uruguay
Ingeniero Carlos Soderguit
Java Intensive Course
Maldonado, Uruguay
Java SE 5.0, Java EE 5.0, Introduction to JBoss Seam


References are available on request