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Robert Valmassoi - GitHubGitLab

valmassoi@pm.me
New York City, NY

Objective

To obtain a full-time position as a Front-end developer with a focus on React

Education

Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering August 2014

Certifications

freeCodeCamp.org/valmassoi, Computer Software Engineering Received Front End Development, Data Visualization, and Back End Development Certifications February 2016 - June 2016

Udemy.com, Computer Software Engineering Modern React with Redux, Advanced React and Redux, and Angular 2 with TypeScript Certifications May 2016 - August 2016

Skills

  • Proficient in JavaScript/TypeScript (ES6+), React@^16.9.0 (Hooks), Redux, Firebase/Firestore/Serverless Functions, Node.js, Unit Testing/TDD/Jest, jQuery, HTML, CSS/SASS, REST/Websockets, Responsive Web Design, Accessibility/a11y
  • Knowledge of Angular 2, Objective-C, Swift, Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Tools: macOS, Linux, Webpack, Git/GitHub/GitLab, Yarn/npm, ESLint, File generators, GCP/AWS, VS Code, Xcode, Figma/Zeplin, Jira/Asana, Slack

Work Experience

tZERO of Overstock.com Nov 2016 - Current

  • Senior Front-end Developer

    • Helped team meet tight deadline to launch world’s first publicly traded security on a blockchain
    • Led refactoring from jQuery single page app to React with Redux
    • Consistently delivered completed stories on time, in an Agile environment
    • Wrote maintainable, well-documented code with strong code coverage
    • Broadened developer skill set / blockchain knowledge through weekly lunch & learns and collaboration
  • Director of Blockchain Development

    • Led design and execution of crypto cold storage solution for company's Security Token Offering/capital raise
      • Documented the procedure for nontechnical executives, which secured $72mil+ of BTC and ETH by utilizing Shamir's Secret Sharing, Air Gapped Computer, Hierarchical Deterministic Hardware Wallet
      • Assisted CFO with liquidation on exchanges and OTC trades
    • Security Token Smart Contract design
      • Helped bridge the communication gap between software, business, and legal teams to brainstorm opportunities and limitations in order to define requirements
      • Named as inventor on a patent pending application for "Self-enforcing security token implementing smart-contract-based compliance rules consulting smart-contract-based global registry of investors"
  • Software Development Team Lead

    • Led onboarding and trading platform team of developers, dev ops, and QAs
    • Worked with PMs and designers on product direction
    • Re-architected the Securities Lending Platform from a view-only market data feed to have actionable order entry by reusing company's matching engine service. Used Firebase Functions, Firestore, and TypeScript for pub/sub, websockets, authentication, and as an edge service between the client and back-end micro-services
    • Managed code progression and deployments
    • Technical sales - drove demos of the whitelabel product to potential SaaS clients

Jade Labs, LLC, Owner/Developer Dec 2010 - Feb 2018

  • Founded company to give web presence to small businesses in multiple states
  • Wide range of duties and responsibilities, from website development to company management
  • Managed 25 interns under an annual internship program, employing international technology students
  • Negotiated $100,000+ in contracts for a custom mobile application that streamlined company’s workflow
  • Worked directly with clients throughout product builds, adjusting services to needs

Space Cash App, Designer/Developer Dec 2013 - Jan 2019

  • Sole developer of a 4.5/5 star rated bitcoin/altcoin price ticker application
  • First app to have over 100 cryptocurrencies, filling an untapped need in the industry
  • Successfully passed Apple’s App Store approval process
  • Continued to improve app, implement new features, and provide updates with SDK and API changes