Virgilio Favero Neto

Virgilio Favero Neto

Mobile Technical Lead at Fairfax Media

Sydney, Australia
Information Technology and Services

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Virgilio Favero Neto's Overview

  • Senior Software Engineer / Database analyst at Romanous IT
  • IT Analyst / Web Developer at UFRJ
  • Front end developer at Amtera Semantic Systems

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Virgilio Favero Neto's Summary

I'm a professional specialised in leading teams to deliver high quality projects within the specified time and budget. Always focused in learning new technologies and ready to face new opportunities to push and improve my skills to a next level.

Virgilio Favero Neto's Experience

Mobile Technology Lead

Fairfax Media

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; FXJ; Media Production industry

January 2012Present (2 years 9 months) Pyrmont NSW 2009

Leading a team that ranges from 6 to 10+ developers working on iOS and Android apps. In the portfolio we have some of the biggest news apps in Australia including The SMH for iPad, The Age for iPad, The Australian Financial Review and others.

Are also part of my day-to-day the mentoring of more junior team members, recruitment and vendor management, code review, solutions architecture, stakeholder relationship management, etc.

Senior Mobile Applications Developer

Fairfax Digital

Public Company; 201-500 employees; FXJ; Online Media industry

April 2010December 2011 (1 year 9 months) Pyrmont NSW 2009

At fairfax I'm responsible for some of the most used (non-games) apps in Australia. Some of the duties/challenges are:

- System architecture
- Requirement analysis
- Quality assurance
- Management of Project's life-cycle
- etc.

Some projects under my responsibility:

- for iPad [I'm still working on it] (
- SMH Everyday Eats (
- The Age Cheap Eats 2011 (
- Good Pub Food Guide 2011 (
- Good Wine Guide 2011 (
- SMH Good Food Guide 2011 (
- The Age Good Food Guide 2011 (
- City2Surf [First released on 2010] (

Mobile Applications Developer

Play Entourage

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2011July 2011 (5 months) Sydney, Australia

Mobile Applications Developer


Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

November 2009February 2011 (1 year 4 months) Sydney, Australia

Senior Software Engineer / Database analyst

Romanous IT

January 2009December 2009 (1 year) Hurstville NSW 2220

Development, modeling and maintenance of the project's database. back end development and
responsible for the integration between front-end and back-end.
Management of other developers' tasks and overall delivery of the project.
Technologies involved: PHP/Zend Framework, MVC,
PostgreSQL, PG/PLSQL, JSON, AJAX and JavaScript with DOJO and jQuery, HTML/XML, CSS,
Eclipse, Zend Studio, UML.

IT Analyst / Web Developer


Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

May 2004October 2008 (4 years 6 months)

Management, development and architecture of web systems to support the web communication
means of UFRJ under responsibility of CoordCom.
I have worked with PHP, JAVA, MySQL, PostgreSQL, AJAX, JavaScript, Flash, HTML/XML, CSS,
OWL, RDF, UML, Protégé, Eclipse, Zend Framework, Joomla!, DotProject, Wordpress and CodeIgniter, and other technologies.

Front end developer

Amtera Semantic Systems

20082008 (less than a year)

Virgilio Favero Neto's Projects

  • iPhone & iPad App

    • July 2012 to Present

    Application Design: iPhone & iPad App

  • Play Entourage

    From Venice to Hollywood, food trucks
    to farmers markets, opening nights and
    mixers to pop up parties and bands.

    Event discovery from people you
    know, follow and trust.

Virgilio Favero Neto's Skills & Expertise

  1. Requirements Analysis
  2. Risk Analysis
  3. C
  4. C++
  5. Software Development
  6. Web Services
  7. Programming
  8. SQL
  9. Ruby on Rails
  10. Objective-C
  11. PL/SQL
  12. Architecture
  13. Mobile Applications
  14. PHP

Virgilio Favero Neto's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Portuguese

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)

Virgilio Favero Neto's Education

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science


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