Diego Muñoz 'Kartones'

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Curriculum Vitae

Full name:
Diego Muñoz Pérez

Contact Address

Madrid, Spain

Spanish, English



Principal Software Engineer at Eventbrite - April 2018 - Currently
Python MySQL Amazon Web Services Docker Javascript
Global ticketing and event technology platform that powers millions of events.
Backend and APIs, small Frontend tasks (ReactJS). Outreach.

Senior Software Engineer at ticketea by Eventbrite - March 2017 - April 2018
Python MySQL Redis Amazon Web Services Google Cloud Platform Docker
Platform for managing event and concert tickets.
Backend and APIs, including building a high-load checkout service backend. Migrations and rewrites, legacy systems containerization. Some DevOps and Frontend (Backbone.js, JQuery). Outreach.
Company acquired by Eventbrite.

Technical Lead at TheMotion - November 2015 - March 2017
Python PostgreSQL Amazon Web Services Docker
Highly scalable video rendering platform.
Led cross-functional team in charge of building customer-facing services: WebApp, public API, mailing, notifications, user accounts and Facebook video distribution. Backend, APIs and Microservices. DevOps and on-call support. Mentoring and recruiting.

Senior Software Engineer at Carto - January 2014 - November 2015
Ruby on Rails PostgreSQL PostGIS
Open source mapping and data visualization SaaS platform.
Backend and APIs, including scalability rewrites and new components like data connectors (Twitter, GDrive, Dropbox and others), new import formats, user groups/companies, enterprise LDAP connector, and internal tools like a quick rollback feature. Outreach and recruiting.

Senior Software Engineer at Minijuegos/Miniplay - February 2013 - January 2014
PHP Javascript MySQL
Web-based games portal with social and gamification components.
Full website redesign and code rewrite (2 engineers, later 3). Backend and Frontend (JQuery) of main website, async job-based user avatar generator, avatar items store, payment systems, internal CMS and data migration scripts. Mentoring, outreach and recruiting.

Senior Software Engineer at Tuenti - March 2009 - February 2013
PHP 5 Javascript MySQL Hadoop
Biggest Spanish social network until 2012: 12M users, 5M MAU, peaks of ~35k req/s. Sold to Telefonica for 80M €.
Frontend (vanilla ES3 & ES5, YUI) and Backend. Multiple website redesigns (1st almost code rewrite) with focus on high scalability. Desktop and mobile websites, backoffice and internal tools. More info about projects done.More info about projects done:
Mentoring, outreach (committee chairman) and recruiting.

Senior Software Engineer at NAVTEQ / HERE - July 2008 - March 2009
Mapping, navigation and location services.
Backend. Web applications and SOA & mobile web services, code profiling and speed & data usage optimizations. Indoor routing R&D: optimal paths, data storage, memory usage, relevant step-by-step instructions.
Madrid R&D office shutdown by NOKIA/Here.

Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer at multiple companies - July 2001 - July 2008

C# ASP.NET Javascript SQL Server VB.NET VB 6 ASP 3

Consulting services and full-stack development at multiple Spanish companies, including four years at ilitia.com. Desktop and web applications, e-learning platforms, airport passenger loading bridge control systems, MSN Messenger conversational bots, PDA and TabletPC applications, training courses and materials. Led 3 people team during last year. MCP, MCAD and security MCP 70-340 Microsoft certifications. Mentoring, outreach and recruiting.

I have a set of principles I like to follow at my jobs, please read them.


Development blog: https://blog.kartones.net
GitHub: https://github.com/Kartones and Gists: https://gist.github.com/Kartones
Personal projects: https://portfolio.kartones.net/personalprojects/
Speaker at conferences and user groups: https://slides.kartones.net
Books technical reviewer: LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Essentials and Learning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3.


Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (http://www.uoc.edu) Computer Science degree (on-hold, remote)

Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (http://www.uah.es) Computer Science degree (unfinished)