Hi, I’m Rodrigo Dlugokenski. Nice to have you!

I’m looking to:

  • Learn more about our world through scientific or engineering lens;
  • Work and share experiences with curious and knowleadgeable people;
  • Build tools and tech that helps people reach their goals.

If you share any of these objectives, please reach me out.


As a seasoned Software and Data Engineer with over a decade of experience in the tech industry, I have honed my skills in a diverse range of technologies and methodologies. My career has been marked by a commitment to innovation, problem-solving, and continuous learning.

Key interests and technologies

  • Connecting to other engineers, scientists and the like minded
  • Exploring Machine learning pipelines, training and running models, using it to provide user facing UIs
  • Web services and apps with the following languages and frameworks:
    • Elixir with Phoenix (biggest interest)
    • Ruby on Rails (due to my experience)
    • Recent enough JS frameworks and tools, like Svelte (want to work)
    • Other JS frameworks with experienced peers
    • Golang with experienced peers
  • Data processing using python, SQL, data warehouses, data pipelines
  • Rust programming, sane low level and systems programming
  • Having fun with self hosted solutions using containers, linux, low code tools
  • Having fun with small custom built gadgets, electronics, circuits, raspberrys, so on


Data Engineer / Data Pipeline Developer
Jaya Tech, São Paulo, Brazil (Remote)
2022 - 2023

  • Improved geospatial data processing initiatives for a major agricultural client, enhancing data-driven insights and decision-making.
  • Designed cost-effective data architectures and implemented scalable solutions using Apache Spark, Python, Pandas, and AWS.
  • Led the onboarding and technical training of new team members, ensuring successful project execution and knowledge transfer.

Senior Software Engineer
ecoPortal, Auckland, New Zealand (Remote)
2021 - 2022

  • Developed a new GraphQL API and introduced UI enhancements to the main product, improving overall functionality and user experience.
  • Collaborated in a cross-functional team to integrate new features and maintain high software quality standards.

Senior Software Engineer
Jaya Tech (Contractor for Everly Health), São Paulo, Brazil (Remote)
2020 - 2021

  • Contributed to healthcare industry by developing accessible and efficient APIs and data pipelines to several parties.
  • Worked within a 100% remote team, demonstrating strong communication and collaboration skills.

Head of Data Science / Data Engineer
Qconcursos.com, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Hybrid)
2018 - 2020

  • Directed the data strategy, overseeing the development and maintenance of data pipelines and processing frameworks.
  • Managed a data science team, implementing agile methodologies and CRISP-DM-like process to drive research and development efforts.
  • Deployed tools such as AWS Redshift, Metabase, and related AWS data processing services to enhance data accessibility and analysis.

Data Engineer / Data Science Leader
Qconcursos.com, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Hybrid)

  • Established a new Data Science team, developing toolchains and data processing pipelines to enable data-driven decision-making.
  • Advocated for a data-centric culture within the organization, delivering early analysis and insights to inform strategic initiatives.
  • Spearheaded specialized data analysis process, aggregating data from heterogeneous sources to support sales, marketing, finance and operational teams.

Senior Software Developer
Qconcursos.com, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2016 - 2018

  • Modernized the main product by upgrading to Rails 5 and enhancing the stack for a responsive experience across various devices.
  • Promoted agile principles within the development team, fostering improved communication and collaborative workflows.

Software Developer (Full Stack / Ruby)
Total Commit, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Developed APIs and user interfaces using Ruby on Rails, collaborating directly with clients to define project scopes and deliverables.

Software Developer (Data Visualization) | Research Assistant
UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2010 - 2016

  • Created data visualization tools and pipelines for IP network metrics using open-source technologies like Ruby, Rails, and PostgreSQL.
  • Contributed to a partnership with Vivo (Telefonica), focusing on agile development and delivering high-value projects.
  • Helped with data analysis, how to obtain the best measurements and provide data insights to network engineers.

Network Engineering Research Assistant
UFRGS (Partnership with Digistar), Porto Alegre, Brazil
2009 - 2010

  • Conducted research and testing on MPLS network protocol implementations, including Linux kernel modifications and interoperability testing with Cisco equipment.

Network Engineer Trainee
Globalnova, Porto Alegre, Brazil

  • Managed Linux servers and VoIP systems, gaining hands-on experience with server administration, Zabbix monitoring, and Postfix mail server setup.


Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Computer Science
2007 - 2016

  • Graduated from one of the top 5 computer science programs in Brazil, recognized for its rigorous curriculum and emphasis on cutting-edge technology and research.
  • Specialized in software engineering principles, which have been instrumental in my professional development and success in building resilient software architectures.
  • Cultivated a passion for functional programming languages, enhancing my problem-solving skills and contributing to my proficiency in writing high-quality code.
  • Delved into complex software development and database architecture, adopting best practices that have significantly improved the performance and scalability of the systems I’ve designed.
  • Embraced leadership opportunities by mentoring peers, preparing me for supervisory roles and the management of diverse technical teams in my career.


With a strong foundation in computer science from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, I have developed a robust portfolio of projects that demonstrate my expertise in data processing, software engineering, and team leadership.

Throughout my career, I have demonstrated a knack for revitalizing products, assembling high-performing teams, and advocating for agile principles to improve communication and efficiency.

My technical acumen spans a broad spectrum, from full-stack development with Ruby on Rails to data visualization and network protocol research. I am passionate about delivering value through early analysis, evangelizing data-driven decision-making, and staying at the forefront of technological advancements.

Resume in PDF

You can download my resume in PDF version here:

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This is mainly targeted to recruiters and people alike

  • Software Engineering

    • Principles and leadership
    • Databases
      • PostgreSQL
      • MySQL
      • MongoDB
    • Web related
      • Ruby
      • Ruby on Rails
      • Javascript (vanilla)
      • Python (flask)
      • NodeJS (express)
      • CSS with flex grid
      • Tailwind
      • Semantic HTML
    • Systems, automation
      • Rust
      • Go
    • Tooling
      • Git
      • Docker, LXC, containers
      • Linux shell
      • Linux administration
      • Fedora, NixOS
  • Data Engineering

    • Datawarehouse
      • AWS Redshift
      • Databricks
    • Data processing
      • Python
      • Pandas
      • AWS Lambda
      • AWS Glue
      • Kinesis
  • Data analysis

    • Metrics & measurements
    • Aggregating data from several sources
    • Providing insights
    • Budgets
    • SaaS metrics
    • Trends from timeseries data