Lorenzo Bolla - Curriculum Vitæ
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YouGov, Lead Python Developer, Aug 2013 – now
Design and implement scalable analysis software for market research analysis using Python, Cython, MongoDB, PostgreSQL. Development of an in-memory column-oriented DB to efficiently store and query tabular data. Lead junior developers, ensure best practices and code quality, automate deployments and continuous delivery.
YouGov, Director of DevOps, Aug 2015 – Jun 2020
Lead the DevOps team, to improve automation of development processes. Manage the migration from legacy to state-of-the-art infrastructure, based on GitLabCI, Docker and Kubernetes. Responsibilities include soliciting project ideas, setting priorities and scheduling projects. 25% time position dedicated to this role; remaining 75% Lead Python Developer.
RAID Research Services LLP, Senior Software Architect, May 2012 – Aug 2013
Design and implement scalable analysis software for finance using mainly Python, Pandas, MySQL and ExtJS. Implementation of an in-memory DB to efficiently query tabular data. Parsing of unstructured data sources and categorization using simple machine learning techniques.
Artirix Ltd, Senior Software Engineer, Apr 2012 – May 2012
Design and implementation of highly scalable web search crawlers using Python and Twisted.
Zugo Ltd, Senior Python Developer, Apr 2011 – Apr 2012
Geneity Ltd, Software Engineer, Aug 2008 – Apr 2011
Software engineer of high-performance E-gaming web applications (mainly working with Betfair, Coral, Ladbrokes and others betting companies). Focus on high performance fund transfers.
University of Udine - Italy, PhD, Nov 2002 – Nov 2005
Thesis on the numerical solution Maxwell equations in periodic dielectric devices.