Pacholo Amit

Software Engineer

Devops & Cloud Administrator

Full Stack Developer

Linux Systems Administrator

Homelab Enthusiast

Pacholo Amit

Software Engineer

Devops & Cloud Administrator

Full Stack Developer

Linux Systems Administrator

Homelab Enthusiast

About Me

As a highly skilled software engineer, I specialize in creating mobile, web, and server applications that are not only efficient and scalable, but also tailored to meet specific business needs. My expertise in translating requirements into tangible solutions, combined with my passion for building server-side applications and traversing the full-stack from development to deployment, sets me apart in the industry.

Skills:

Golang | Rust | Typescript | Javascript | NodeJS | ReactJS | NextJS | React Native | AWS | GCP | Serverless | Bash | Dart | Flutter | Python | Docker | Kubernetes | Ansible | Terraform | FluxCD |  ExpressJS | NestJS | Firebase | Git | Linux | MongoDb | MySQL | Postgresql | Supabase | Snowflake | Traefik | Vercel | Apache Airflow | Clickhouse

My Skills
Devops & Cloud Infra-architecture

Expertise in the process of deploying and maintaining Cloud infrastructure and robust CI/CD pipelines with DevOps tools

Software Development

Transforming ideas into applications and services that implement the industry standard for web , desktop, and mobile

Containerization & Orchestration

Designing of high availability and fault tolerant deployments with Docker and Kubernetes with GitOps

Server Applications

Delivery of performant & maintainable server applications in a variety of different languages & frameworks

Companies
Testimonials
Fun Facts
I make Youtube videos
4+ Programming languages
1 000+ Cups Of Coffee
Ex Sound Engineer
Resume
Experience
Level 2 Engineering Manager
Jan 2023 - Present
Level 2 Engineering Manager
Mediajel Inc

As a seasoned Software Engineering Manager, I utilized my expertise to drive strategic decision making for our company's software architecture. I was the driving force behind the creation and implementation of multiple Software Design Documents and Technical specifications, ensuring the development of high-quality software systems.

Notable achievements:

  • Facilitated the migration of our current data pipelines from Snowflake to Clickhouse. This in turn led to a dramatic reduction in our Cloud cost (a reduction of 90%.) This has also led to an increase in performance & latency of our data ingestion pipelines.

  • Implemented end-to-end test workflow using Selenium and Selenium IDE that was implemented into our application development workflow. This ensured that our team could deliver high-quality code with fewer defects and improved overall productivity

  • spearheaded the development of a cutting-edge real-time CRM onboarding microservice that revolutionized the onboarding process for our SAAS dashboard product.

  • Playing a vital role in troubleshooting issues within our Kubernetes cluster to ensure that our Snowplow ETL pipelines remained fully functional.

Homelab Administrator
Sep 2021 - Present
Homelab Administrator

As a highly skilled software engineer and self-starter, I have a deep passion for technology and consistently strive to stay on the cutting edge of industry advancements. I maintain my own home lab to self-host my own services and have extensive experience in implementing a wide variety of technologies.

Notable achievements:

  • I have successfully self-hosted a high availability (HA) Kubernetes cluster (3 machines) using K3s as the Kubernetes distribution.

  • Implemented Terraform , Ansible, and Packer workflows for my local homelab

  • Implemented GitOps on all my self-hosted applications & services via FluxCD & Github

Skills: Proxmox 路 Docker 路 Kubernetes 路 Traefik 路 Longhorn 路 Docker Swarm 路 Truenas 路 Rancher 路 Virtualization 路 Containerization 路 Ansible 路 K3S 路 AWS Route 53 路 AWS S3 路 Terraform 路 FluxCD 路 Packer 路 Cloud-init

Solutions Director
Nov 2021 - Jan 2023
Solutions Director
Mediajel Inc

As a leader of a highly skilled software engineering team, I expertly facilitate the architecture process and provide critical technical support to ensure smooth project execution.

Notable achievements:

  • I spearheaded the integration of the Microsoft Advertising platform into our own system, resulting in a 100% increase in our service offerings. I also developed an internal NodeJS API library that seamlessly interfaces with the Microsoft Advertising Platform (via SOAP), leading to a substantial 200% increase in velocity for teams utilizing the Microsoft Advertising APIs.

  • Through my efforts in automating the Salesforce integration with our platform, I was able to achieve an impressive 300% increase in operational velocity.

Solutions Specialist
Jan 2021 - Oct 2021
Solutions Specialist
Mediajel Inc

As a skilled software engineer, I excel in exploring, planning, and implementing new features that add significant value to our platform.

Notable achievements:

  • I am the creator of the "Mediajel Tracker", an open-source event tracking framework that has been adopted by over 9,000,000 users, resulting in the generation of over $1,000,000 in revenue for the company

  • I led the research and development process for integrating multiple Google services into our back-end services, resulting in a 500% expansion of our service offerings.

  • I developed ETL pipelines with our Snowflake data warehouse to facilitate the data consumption for user-submitted optouts

Skills: Kibana 路 Google API 路 Redis Kue 路 Snowplow 路 Apollo GraphQL 路 MySQL

Software Developer
Oct 2020 - Dec 2020
Software Developer
Tienda PH

As a highly experienced software developer, I have a proven track record of success in developing cutting-edge, cross-platform applications. One of my most notable achievements is the development of an Ecommerce application for both IOS and Android platforms using Flutter and the Dart programming language.

One of the key features of the application was its geolocation capabilities, which allowed users to easily detect registered stores and outlets in close proximity to their location. This feature was implemented using the Google Maps API, which allowed for real-time tracking of the user's location, and the display of nearby registered stores and outlets on the map.

Skills: Flutter 路 Dart 路 Cloud Firestore 路 Google Cloud Platform (GCP) 路 Firebase 路 Google Maps API

Software Deveoper
Sep 2020 - Oct 2020
Software Deveoper
Etousoft/FinancePH

As a highly skilled software developer, I am always looking for new challenges and opportunities to showcase my skills and experience. One of my most notable achievements is the creation of a concept application for a stock market simulation app using the Laravel framework.

The goal of the application was to provide users with an interactive and engaging way to test the waters of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) by utilizing real-time stock quotes. To achieve this, I used PHP as the backend and VueJS on the front-end, to create an application that was both powerful and user-friendly.

Skills: Laravel 路 PHP 路 PHP Frameworks 路 Vue.js

Education
University of San Carlos
2014 - 2018
University of San Carlos
Cebu City

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

Skills
Frameworks & Technologies
  • NextJS, ReactJS, Flutter, React Native
  • ExpressJS, NestJS, Go Echo, Actix
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform
  • Proxmox, AWS EC2
  • Snowflake, Airflow, Clickhouse
  • Firebase, Supabase, Serverless
Programming Languages
  • Golang
  • Rust
  • Typescript/Javascript
  • Dart
  • Python
  • SQL
Systems & Cloud
  • Linux
    90%
  • Microsoft
    81%
  • AWS
    92%
  • GCP
    80%
Knowledge
  • Proficiency with Typescript/Javascript
  • Experienced in creating performant multithreaded applications/microservices in Rust & Go
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficient in linux system administration
  • On premise server management & disaster recovery
  • Knowledgeable in containerization & virtualization technologies
  • Experienced in setting up CI/CD pipelines with Github actions
  • High availability & low downtime deployment strategies
Blog
November 24, 2023 3 essential management tips from a senior software developer
Software EngineeringUncategorized

I was a senior software developer of a start-up in the finance sector. I was able to handle and manage…

November 24, 2023 3 Essential tips for front-end developers to get started on the back-end
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Most developers usually start on the front-end which is understandable, considering that front-end development is more visual. It’s easier to…

November 24, 2023 RedwoodJS – Create a full stack application in minutes
Software EngineeringUncategorized

Isn’t it annoying re-inventing the wheel? Imagine this, you get a new idea for a startup or even just a…

November 24, 2023 Typescript & Terraform for beginners – Infrastructure as code (IaC)
Software EngineeringUncategorized

Today I’m going to demonstrate how to spin up AWS Infrastructure using Typescript and Terraform. To spin up infrastructure using…

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