Augusto Proiete

Senior Lead Software Engineer at Arch Reinsurance

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Repeated success in building and leading software projects; exceeding quality, time and budget goals; Deep understanding of systems for front, middle and back office and risk management in multi-strategy asset management; Partnership with business counterparts up to C level for product ownership: Analyze requirements, define metrics for acceptance and quality, cost/effectiveness and risk, build plan, budget and timeline; Proven management skills at both the strategic and hands-on operations levels; Highly passionate about software engineering, development process and high quality software. Involved hands on with full software development lifecycle including: - Software architecture, design patterns, database design and development; - Continuous Integration, build, test and delivery; - Product ownership, business analysis and product lifecycle management. --- Highlights: Project Lead in the software engineering discipline for a leading diversified Reinsurer, developing new capital markets products, allowing alternative capital investors and insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds to better access re/insurance risks, providing expertise, technical roadmaps, and hands-on development of a cloud-based, insurance and reinsurance risk transfer and collateral management platform, since August 2017; Team Lead / Senior Software Developer of Nephila Capital, leading a team of senior software developers on the design and implementation of risk aggregation, catastrophe risk modeling, portfolio management, portfolio optimization, pricing, and underwriting systems and tools, from November 2012 to August 2017; Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) by The Institutes, having passed all required exams, and currently finishing the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) program, also from The Institutes, having passed 6 out of 9 exams so far; AIR Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) by AIR Worldwide, having passed all required exams; Successfully passed over 40 official Microsoft certification exams related with the .NET Framework, from version 1.1 to 4.0 (MCPD, MCTS, MCSD), including ASP .NET MVC, WPF, WCF, SQL Server, and others; Honored with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for several consecutive years, since 2009. More: https://augustoproiete.net

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Jan 2021 - Present

Cake (open source build automation)

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Aug 2017 - Present

Arch Reinsurance Ltd.

Senior Lead Software Engineer

Project Lead in the software engineering discipline for a leading diversified Reinsurer, developing new capital markets products, allowing alternative capital investors and insurance-linked securities (ILS) funds to better access re/insurance risks. Providing expertise, technical roadmaps, and hands-on development of a cloud-based, insurance and reinsurance risk transfer and collateral management platform that acts as a marketplace of liquid tradable industry, parametric, and UNL replicat contracts that competes with the traditional cat bond market, offering intra-risk period bid/ask marketplace based on live view of each risk position, and performing a number of financial calculations including fees, asset impairment, collateral required, and tail risk charge, for pricing, trading, and real-time collateral management. Technologies: C#, .NET Core, ASP .NET Core, Blazor, React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Web API, Akka.net, RabbitMQ, XLStack, Excel-DNA, Power BI, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, AIR Touchstone, Git, TeamCity, OctopusDeploy, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, S3, Lambda

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Nov 2012 - Aug 2017

Nephila Capital

Team Lead, Senior Software Developer

Led a team of senior software developers on the design and implementation of risk aggregation, catastrophe risk modeling, portfolio management, portfolio optimization, pricing, and underwriting systems and tools. Built a Data Warehouse integrated with downstream systems leveraging an MPP database technology, providing portfolio aggregation capabilities and other analytics on modeling results produced by calculation engines, exposure data, and more. Provided ad hoc project support for several pricing, optimization and reinsurance evaluations involving portfolio and account loss analytics, as well as modeling and analysis of risk catastrophe exposures across multiple lines of business using catastrophe modeling software and other aggregation tools. Maintained and supported risk analytics applications and tools, including catastrophe modeling and actuarial software packages, as well as custom platforms built in-house. Technologies: C#, .NET 4.5, ASP .NET MVC, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WPF, Web API, WCF, ServiceStack, HangFire, XLStack, Excel-DNA, Azure SQL Server Data Warehouse, SQL Server, Actian Matrix, AIR Catrader, AIR Touchstone, RMS Miu, RMS RiskLink, TeamCity, OctopusDeploy

Jan 2009 - Nov 2012

Banco Espirito Santo (BES) | Novo Banco

Team Lead, Senior Software Developer

Led a team of senior software developers on the implementation of several banking reconciliation processes. Technologies: C#, .NET 3.5/4.0, ASP .NET MVC, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WCF, SQL Server, SmartStream Corona, TeamCity

Aug 2007 - Jan 2009

Citigroup - Corporate and Investment Banking

Lead .NET Software Developer

Led the reengineering program and application migration from VB6 to C# / .NET, including the interbank electronic funds transfer system and the direct debits system. Technologies: C#, .NET 2.0/3.5, WinForms, WCF, SQL Server, FlexCube

Apr 2005 - Jun 2006

Movicel Telecomunications

Senior Software Developer

Technologies: C#, .NET 1.1/2.0, ASP .NET WebForms, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL Server, Sharepoint, DotNetNuke

Aug 2003 - Apr 2005

Itaú Unibanco

Senior Software Developer

Technologies: C#, .NET 1.1/2.0, C++, ASP .NET WebForms, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL Server, Oracle

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Sep 2001 - Aug 2003

Banco Santander

Software Developer

Technologies: Classic ASP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

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