Rodrigo Dumont

Senior Software Engineer with a strong focus on development processes, best practices, and automated tests.

My job is to multiply the impact of software engineering through code and mentoring.


Principal Software Engineer

at Escale (
June 2018 — now
  • Led software architecture for six squads
  • Designed a product catalog API for centralizing information about essential services in Brazil (health, telecom, financial and education)
  • Implemented multi-brand identity and access management service for both internal and external users
  • Created an open source feature toggle framework (@escaletech/tog)
  • AWS, Kubernetes, Go, Node.js, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Datadog, CircleCI

Technical co-founder

at Spotz (
January — June 2018
  • Built marketplace to let people rent out their properties and rooms as event spaces
  • Implemented from scratch to production both front-end and back-end
  • Integrated payment gateway using a marketplace model
  • GCP, Kubernetes, Go, React, MongoDB

Back-end Software Engineer

at HelloMD (
July — November 2017
  • Re-engineered dated platform as micro-services, preparing for the global launch
  • Used RabbitMQ as event broker for async communications, enabling reliable and performant user notifications, data indexing and transactional e-mails
  • GCP, Kubernetes, Go, CircleCI, MongoDB, ElasticSearch

Software Engineer

at VTEX (
December 2012 — June 2017
  • Created a PAAS that allowed store owners to install new features to their websites in one click, from new payment or shipping providers to visual components (
  • Built a secure CMS for checkout pages, handling hundreds to thousands of requests per second
  • Led adoption of async APIs in every team's micro-services, drastically reducing latency and infrastructure costs, with libraries and guidance
  • AWS, C#, ASP.NET Web API, Kubernetes, Go, DynamoDB, Redis

Software Developer

at RioVagas / MeDigital
September 2009 — May 2012

Consultant, Project Manager

at Empresa Júnior PUC-Rio
May 2007 - Nov 2008



Technologies and practices that I'm most familiar with:

  • Go, Node.js, C#
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Microservices architecture
  • Effective test automation
  • Event-driven architecture
  • High-performance, high-availability software systems design
  • MongoDB, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • Observability
  • Terraform


What I use to multiply my impact:

  • Effective communication
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Technical leadership and mentorship
  • Team building


Computer Science

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
2007 — 2012 (dropped out)


Portuguese (Native)
English (Professional)