Romeo Van Snick
(+31) 6 394 027 47
Highly effective software engineer with eight years of
experience, known for delivering code that is maintainable and simple,
even in the setting of complex problems.
Strong eye for design and product that steers conceptualization,
delivers the right features and well-designed experiences.
Open and communicative, a team player with excellent leadership
Rollup, Ruby, Babel.js, HTML, CSS, Postgres, MySQL, Redis, CouchDB,
MongoDB, Nginx, Lua, Docker, Kubernetes, Clojure(-script), Git, GraphQL,
OpenAPI/Swagger, Shopify, and more.
Dutch (native), English, French, German.
Feb. 2018 — Ongoing
Senior Fullstack Software Engineer
Discogs is the largest online database and marketplace for music
collectors. Discogs builds tools and services to help the thriving
community of users add and correct data in the database as well as to
help sellers get the most out of their stores both online and offline.
Apr. 2016 — Feb. 2018
Deliver medium-to-large features all the way through from technical
design to launch with little or no guidance.
Architect a modern and scalable frontend codebase that is up to speed
with modern best practices and ADA guidelines, resulting in a more
performant and functional end product.
Collaborate remotely with team members on troubleshooting and creating
elegant solutions to complex problems.
Active involvement in product discussions, ideation and decisions.
Actively engage with members of cross-functional, product-focused
squads to build a variety of features and services.
Provide constructive and positive feedback to my team members and
Coach and mentor less experienced engineers while still maintaining
deep individual and squad-level contributions.
The Things Network is building an open source backend for
LoraWAN-enabled Internet of Things applications. They are focused on
building tooling and a community around a shared and open IoT network
2015 — 2016
Built the network management console, the success of which helped
foster the public community.
Built and maintained open-source community tooling–ranging from
user-facing API's to SDK's in several languages.
Communicated and collaborated with other team members as well as
clients and business leads.
Understood the more advanced technical aspects of the software product
to be able to build a tool that is easy to use for the end-users.
Facilitated workshops for clients as well as open-source community
- Engaged on a daily basis with community members.
- Continual requirement analysis based on community feedback.
Steered both the technical and operational efforts of the company,
such as setting up the CI and QA processes to make the team more
Involved in the on-boarding, training and support of new hires and
Milk and Cookies is a small digital agency that works with both small
and large customers but focuses on highly creative projects. This
adverseness for the bland translates itself into the fact that
technology is a first class member of the design and ideation process.
Helped the creative team to create daring projects that needed
creative use of web technologies.
Responsible for making technical decisions as well as guiding
freelancers and external contractors.