With over 18 years of experience in the field of IT, Rafael’s work has always been focused on Development and Ops. From working as a freelancer or working for small or big companies, his passion for IT has driven the choices he makes both in his professional life as well as the personal life. Some of the roles he has performed as an IT professional are :
- Sr. Software Engineering Evangelist
- Lead Architect
- Sr. Software Engineer
- Technical Consultant
In these roles he was responsible to build frameworks, implement tools for automation and monitoring and to drive highly profile projects, such as payments and sensitive data related.
In the last 1.5 years, one of the main responsibilities of Rafael has been to lead the initiative of creating a global infrastructure for CI/CD for the Naspers Classifieds Group (OLX). This challenging project involves 44 countries and over 350 developers. As a result of this endeavour, the first open source project from OLX was born : Athena.