Paris, Ile de France
gorez.tony@gmail.com
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Tony Gorez, Systems Engineer, Open source maintainer

Focused on Apple technologies, dedicate my time to research, aiming to revolutionize cross-platform development.

Work Experience

May 2023 - Current

Postman, Senior Systems Engineer

May 2023 - Current

Senior Systems Engineer within the Desktop Foundation team.

Research on a cross-platform framework that empowers developers to build hybrid applications (native/web).

Achievements:

  • Lead macOS platform team: do preliminary research and help mates to pick up and achieve their goals.
  • Wrap Apple native (Objective-C) and Linux APIs (C, C++) through a unified C++ API (key-value store, open, HTTP server and client, UI).
  • Bridge various C++ APIs to the Javascript using the JavascriptCore engine.
  • Make our runtime compliant with existing Javascript and Node.Js APIs (setTimeout, console, process…)
Dec 2022 - Apr 2023

Postman, System Engineer (SE II)

Dec 2022 - Apr 2023

Systems Engineer II, within the Desktop Foundation team.

Leverage my expertise in C++ and Node.js to improve the Postman desktop app's capabilities. My role involves a combination of research and development and the implementation of native solutions.

Achievements:

  • Writing and maintaining a C++ binding for Node.Js aiming to enable HTTP/2 and HTTP/3 within the Postman Application
  • Contributing to a platform framework to develop cross-platform hybrid applications
  • Actively contributing to the Single Executable Working group within the Node.js organization aiming to release the initial SEA in Node.
Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Postman, Software Engineer II

Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Software Engineer II, within the Developer Productivity team.

I’m the first member of a 6-member team. We aim to ensure a good developer experience by improving tooling and internal processes for a pool of +250 developers.

Achievements:

  • Reduced CI post-integration pipeline by 55% (45 to 20 minutes)

    • - 150 hours of waiting by week and Spending 62% fewer credits on CI
  • Improved Hot Module Replacement (HMR) time by ~57% (35 to 15 seconds)

    • 88 hours of engineering a week
  • Enhanced several code quality tools (Eslint, Prettier) by profiling existing Eslint rules and improving performance issues

Aug 2021 - Dec 2021

Freelance, Node.js Consultant

Aug 2021 - Dec 2021

Joined the Node.js team as a consultant within a team of six engineers.

Achievements:

  • Correct the historical technical debt by covering the scope of the service with proper functional and unit tests.
  • Improved code quality by enabling a continuous integration pipeline
  • Interfaced the current system with the third-party Quickbooks
  • Migrated the legacy codebase to Fastify.js framework and TypeScript.
Jan 2020 - Aug 2021

Payfit, Software Engineer

Jan 2020 - Aug 2021

The PayFit app enables you to manage your payroll and HR tasks. Worked on Jetlang: a low-code platform with its language expressing payroll logic (DSL) used by +100 engineers.

Achievements:

  • Maintain Jetlang I/O services: UI generation at runtime & exports
  • Maintain Jetlang IDE; this includes deployment, versioning, linter & pretty-printer
  • Build a static analysis service that extracts dependencies, deep dependencies, or SCC (to prevent performance issues)
  • Design and implement a decision tables model in the platform
  • Hosting the Quality Guild Strategy across the company.
Apr 2018 - Dec 2019

Amplement, Front end Engineer

Apr 2018 - Dec 2019

Amplement is a Slack-like application that provides video and audio calls in white-mark. Responsible for new features (design and implementation) and involved in the front-end application recast (released in September 2019).

Achievements:

  • Normalize API calls and web socket messages using Redux as state management
  • Simplifying code base by using the presentational / container pattern
  • Migrating the React codebase: switch from state and lifecycle method to useState, useEffect

Projects

Mar 2022 - Current

Node.Js, Collaborator

Mar 2022 - Current
Sep 2020 - Current
Jun 2020 - Jun 2021

RestQA, Lead maintainer

Jun 2020 - Jun 2021

Skills

  • C++
  • Objective-C
  • Rust
  • CMake
  • Node.js (Typescript)
  • C
  • Writing Documentation
  • TDD
  • Open Source

Languages

French
Native
English
Professional
Arabic
Basics

Education

Sep 2014 - Nov 2016