glider emblem Resume

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Jamiel Almeida

Dedicated technology enthusiast. Thrives in high-intensity situations, enjoys crafting tools, and employing skills for problem solving. Passion for learning and sharing knowledge.


Full-time involvement with a close-knit team focusing on new technologies; to work on new software systems; to use process optimization and automation skills to tackle challenges.

Contact Information

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Professional Experience

Free Stream Media Corp / Samba TV

Senior Software Engineer
Dec. 2014 - Present (San Francisco, CA, USA)

  • Currently working on code refactoring, implementing better monitoring and improving performance of core backend systems.

Fastly, Inc.

Operations Engineer
Mar. 2014 - Oct. 2014 (San Francisco, CA, USA)

  • Worked on automating remote deployment of points of pressence (POPs); used Chef, and Ruby.
  • Improved tools for performing software maintenances; used Perl, shell scripting, and Python.
  • Developed tools for real-time monitoring of servers; used Erlang/Elixir.
  • Documented and worked on standardizing software procedures and inter-team interactions.

Facebook, Inc.

Site Reliability Operations Engineer
Apr. 2012 - Feb. 2014 (Menlo Park, CA, USA)

  • Migrated Facebook’s cache infrastructure machines from CFEngine2 to Chef.
  • Implemented first monitoring and alarming systems for the cache invalidation pipeline.
  • Handled system faults/alarms and expanded existing tools to automate repairs.
  • Created tools for diagnosing and troubleshooting issues in the cache and frontend infrastructure; used Python, Ruby, and shell scripting.
  • Participated in primary on-call rotation for Site Reliability team. First responder and point of contact for production problems or emergencies that could degrade user experience.

Claro - República Dominicana (formerly CODETEL)

Systems Infrastructure Engineer
Nov. 2008 - Apr. 2012 (Sto. Dgo., Dominican Republic)

  • Automated issue detection, diagnosis, and repair processes for Production Support teams; used Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell Scripting and PL/SQL.
  • Migrated away from legacy Customer Relationship Management (C.R.M.) and ordering platforms as part of the platform substitution team.


Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

Degree in Systems Engineering.
Oct. 2006 - Apr. 2011 (Sto. Dgo., Dominican Republic)


  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Python, Ruby, Unix Shell scripting, Erlang, Elixir, C/C++, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Intermediate knowledge of database programming with PostgreSQL, SQLite, and Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Systems administration of Unix and Unix-like systems, such as Solaris, Linux, and OpenBSD.
  • Distributed source version control (Git and Mercurial).
  • Document Typesetting using TeX and LaTeX2e.