David Portabella

Looking for a new job on Scala and ML in Z├╝rich, or remotely.

Senior Scala software engineer with interest in data engineering, familiar with scrum methodology. Four years of teaching experience on software engineering. PhD in Computer Science from Switzerland, and a Master of Telecommunications Systems from Barcelona.

43 years old Single Spanish and Swiss nationality

david.portabella@gmail.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/dportabella http://stackoverflow.com/users/280393 https://github.com/dportabella

Software developer

  • Scala, Python
  • Java, C/C++ (long time ago)
  • Akka HTTP, Play, Anorm, a bit of Slick, Spark and Akka
  • Front-end: Javascript/Typescript, ScalaJs, CSS3
  • Databases: MySQL, Oracle, h2database, MongoDB

A bit of Machine learning and Natural Language Processing:

  • Stanford NLP
  • Conditional Random Fields with Wapiti
  • R Statistical Computing
  • Scala Spark classifiers
  • Markov Logic Networks with Alchemy and LoMRF
  • Word embedding with Gensim


  • Software tools: SBT, Maven, Bamboo, Sonar, Puppet
  • Project management tools: JIRA, Trello
  • Software development methodology: Scrum