Alex ParraAP
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Alex Parra


Full-stack engineer with +20 yrs of exp. Focus on React, TypeScript, Node.js and Golang.


I am a software engineer with over 20 years of experience in Lisbon, Portugal. I specialize in React + TypeScript on the frontend and Node.js or Golang on the backend to solve business problems. I prioritize simplicity and Test-Driven Development to provide clients with maintainable and high-value solutions. To stay up-to-date with the latest trends, I read widely and follow tech blogs. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and occasionally write at You can also find my side projects and experiments on I take pride in creating elegant and useful products for others to enjoy and always strive to exceed expectations. Past colleagues have praised me for my positive attitude, willingness to assist, and effective communication skills, and I aim to be an invaluable asset to any team.


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Tech Lead Full-stack


Jul 2022 - Apr 2023 (9 months)

Tech lead and fullstack engineer at INU ( a fintech startup in the Czech Republic aiming to simplify common people saving and investing.
- Backend tech-lead closely working with the Head of Engineering.
- Engineered desktop app integration for admin chores (Golang + React).
- Bridge between backend and frontend teams, ensuring tight alignment of both realms.


Senior Fullstack Engineer

Fincap Law

Sep 2020 - Mar 2021 (6 months)

Liasing with the Head of Legal, planned, designed and developed a web platform to manage compliance data for large private equity investment companies based on a Node.js Express API and a SPA frontend.

Singular logoSI

Senior Fullstack Engineer


May 2020 - Aug 2020 (3 months)

Three month project developing a platform for a US Bank.
- Architected the algorithm that calculated the eligible forgiveness amounts - React SPA + Node API (Express) backed by Postgres database

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Senior Fullstack Engineer


Mar 2020 - Apr 2020 (1 month)

Delivered new onboarding flow for investors developed in Next.js and React. Laid off due to Covid outbreak/lockdown cutbacks.

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Senior Fullstack Engineer


Mar 2019 - Mar 2020 (11 months)

Lead front-end developer also collaborating in the backend api.
- Actively participated in, and contributed to, the business model discussions and evolution.
- Identified and fixed various performance bottlenecks leading to faster load times.
- Pushed for adoption of unit tests (phpunit/jest) and e2e tests (
- Consistently improved overall look & feel and UX of the front-end.

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Lead Frontend Developer


Sep 2016 - Mar 2019 (2 years 6 months)

Lead frontend developer of all projects at eBuyNow and main developer of ProductLoop, a Reputation Management platform to provide deep insights into Brand reputation, Feature based sentiment and market share analysis/forecasting. Coordinated continuous SEO strategy/optimisation and digital marketing campaigns.

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Owner & Lead Fullstack Engineer


Feb 2001 - Jan 2017 (15 years 11 months)

In 2005, led Softag’s venture into software development as a web agency and managed a small team (6 - 10) of developers, designers and marketers.

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