Helder Santana

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Angestellt, Senior Software Engineer Team Lead, AUTO1 Group

Berlin, Germany


Profound knowledge in PHP and OOP
Experience with PHP Frameworks
Test Driven Development
Software Development
Amazon Web Services
Software Architecture
Agile Development
Cloud Computing
Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
Distributed Systems
Continuous Integration
Object Oriented Design (OOD)
Mongo DB
Bash (Unix shell)
AWS Lambda
AWS Aurora
Spring Framework
Symfony Frameworks
Problem Solving


Professional experience for Helder Santana

  • Current 5 years and 6 months, since Dec 2018

    Senior Software Engineer Team Lead

    AUTO1 Group

    Technical team lead responsible for the marketing and online price tools provided in the product. * Managing a team of 10 software engineers working with PHP, Javascript, and Java. * Designing and managing the development of new third-party service integration into the business * Working close to the Data Science team to build an internal algorithm and make usage of AI to predict prices.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Oct 2016 - Nov 2018

    Senior Software Engineer

    AUTO1 Group

    Started as a senior developer I have developed a lot of new features requested by the business. * I helped moving forward to the migration from Silex framework (legacy) to Symfony, as well as break these applications into microservices. * Containerized applications to take advantage of the isolation and fast scaling using AWS ECS * Take advantage of AWS Lambda to the async and short-lived tasks.

  • 9 months, Jan 2016 - Sep 2016

    Senior Software Engineer


    I joined Nestpick IT team to help the development of new features for a real estate development company that focuses on help people to find their new home. * Refactored many modules from the legacy codebase acquired by the company in solid software architecture with better technology. * Implemented new features required by the company to keep moving forward with the business. * Improved the automation done with vagrant to deploy infrastructure to AWS EC2.

  • 6 months, Aug 2015 - Jan 2016

    Senior Software Engineer


    Part of the software engineering team working for the Brazilian government project. * Implemented several modules of internal application of the Ministry of Education (MEC) using Java and PHP

  • 2 years and 10 months, Nov 2012 - Aug 2015

    Full Stack Developer


    Started off as a software engineer working for client-side projects, I went on leading to major development efforts of the first product of the company. * Designed and implemented the application architecture to handle a multi-tenancy product. * I made usage of a hybrid database schema, where MySQL covered transactional data and the ArangoDB covered the rest. * Took advantage of micro-service architecture with Restful APIs.

  • 10 months, Feb 2012 - Nov 2012

    PHP Developer


    I was part of the software engineering team which was responsible for the development of products of the company. An ERP and a WMS software built in PHP with CakePHP framework. * I implemented the account module for the ERP product with integration with services to accountability from government. * Introduced the usage of the feature branch for the development process.

  • 10 months, May 2011 - Feb 2012

    PHP Developer

    NetSar Tecnologia

    As a Software Engineer, I was responsible for developing the integration of web service to flight's search and build some features to the ERP product. * Designed and implemented a service layer to pull data from SOAP APIs and put them to application cache. * Implemented features to manage the addition, edition, and deletion of tour packages as well as the search for them. * Implemented frontend with jQuery.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Aug 2009 - May 2011

    PHP Developer

    IPNet Sistemas

    The company provides an ERP software focused to labor unions. I was responsible for maintain the legacy PHP code, most of them written in PHP4, and implementation of new features requested by the customers.

Educational background for Helder Santana

  • 6 years and 5 months, Aug 2008 - Dec 2014

    Computer Science

    Universidade Federal da Bahia

  • 4 years and 11 months, Feb 2003 - Dec 2007

    High School

    IFBA - Instituto Federal da Bahia


  • Portuguese

    First language

  • English


  • German



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