Software Engineer, Computer Software
Hi, my name is João Simões, and I'm a Computer and Software Engineer working at Accenture.
João Simões's Bio:
Hi, my name is João Simões, and I'm Computer Science and Computer Engineer.
Currently working as a technology consultant, João Simões is responsible for planning and designing the architecture of large scale applications which, due to clients business requirements, normally fall into web services (REST or SOAP) or websites, but desktop and mobile applications are also common.
When it comes to persisting information, João Simões knows SQL databases extremely well, specially MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle, while having some knowledge about NoSQL databases, like MongoDB.
Technology aside, he tries his best to stay updated with the latest news about science, especially when it comes to physics, and economics.
He is also the owner of www.joaosimoes.net - a blog he recently started!
João Simões's Experience:
Senior Programmer at AccentureSeptember 2012 - January 2014 | Lisbon, Portugal
Programmer at AccentureNovember 2010 - August 2012 | Lisbon, Portugal
Consultant at GlinttFebruary 2014 - Present | Lisbon, Portugal
Currently working as a consultant for a client that has more than two thousand Portuguese pharmacies as clients or associates, the team is developing a wide range of applications to help manage all the business, from Web to desktop applications. Making extensive use of frameworks like ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, jQuery, Windows Communication Foundation, Entity Framework, Castle Windsor, SQL Server and Oracle, to make sure the servers meet the required up-time, the team is also developing a large scale Windows application that should replace the existing and older version for a new and more agile desktop application that must be completely autonomous, even without internet access. For this challenge, using frameworks like Windows Presentation Foundation, WCF, Oracle XE have been crucial.
João Simões's Education:
Microsoft Learning2011 – 2011CertificationConcentration: .Net Framework 4, Windows Applications
Microsoft Learning2011 – 2011CertificationConcentration: SQL Server 2008, Database Development
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa2006 – 2010BachelorConcentration: Computer and Software Engineering
João Simões's Interests & Activities:
Technologies, physics, F1, SBK and football