Bernardo Farah, San Francisco, CA, USA
+1 (415) 652-6388[email protected]


I am a developer, a mentor and a manager with technical experience building web applications. I like working at companies that are young in spirit and constantly pushing themselves to be better. I enjoy opportunities to drive improvement in an engaged work environment.



Ruby, Javascript, HTML & CSS, SASS/LESS/Stylus, Go, and SQL


Rails, Hanami, Ember, and React


Test Driven Development, Agile Development, and Continuous Integration


Docker, Ansible, and OneOps


Samsara Product Infrastructure Engineer
June 2018 — Present
  • Charter of the team: make engineers fast and developing safely easy.
  • Implemented a requirement gathering process, along with other team processes to ensure we focused on the right things.
CoverHound Director of Engineering
January 2018 — June 2018
  • Managed two teams (with tech leads respectively) and seven engineers directly.
  • Hired for, mentored and supported those teams. Worked with product to manage scope for them.
  • Included responsibilities from Engineering Manager role.
CoverHound Engineering Manager
March 2017 — January 2018
  • Coached and mentored direct reports, helping them improve as engineers and focused on how best to achieve their goals
  • Scaled up the engineering team to meet product workforce demand while retaining culture of autonomy and freedom
  • Collaborated with the team to improve coding practices in order to reduce maintenance burden and manage risk for deployment
  • Worked cross-functionally with marketing and product to make analytics accessible
CoverHound Lead Software Engineer
November 2016 — March 2017
  • Led a team of engineers in creating a full fledged insurance website MVP (including customer and servicing/sales portals) in the span of 3 months
  • Created best practices and reusable paradigms for the team, following a service-oriented design
  • Worked in tight partnership with the Product Manager of the project to keep expectations and scope (dictated by a partner) in check
  • Actively contributed to hiring through participation in interviews as well as the creation and improvement of interview practices
CoverHound Software Engineer
June 2016 — November 2016
  • Extracted reusable code into gems, using continuous integration to test them (published on
  • Architected and wrote software services responsible for communicating with third-party APIs Software Developer
February 2016 — June 2016
  • Driving test driven development with Mocha, unified code standards using ESLint and streamlined deployment with OneOps and Capistrano
  • Teaching team about new Javascript ES6 features and how to use them, and refactoring techniques
  • Built a monitoring system using React, Sinatra, Elasticsearch and Logstash to ensure 100% uptime of an image derivative generator Tools & Process Developer
January 2015 — February 2016
  • Proactively scoped, developed and maintained a Rails tool-suite used by over 100 people across multiple departments that resulted in a yearly value savings of over $1.7MM
  • Built an image derivative generator using ImageMagick and Ruby that supports front-end product imagery across and has created over 50MM images to date
  • Provided technical consulting as well as detailed requirements on vendor solutions that resulted in workflow enhancements
  • Developed streamlined processes using shell scripts and cron jobs that improved reliability and efficiency in imagery procurement from third parties


Regent's University BA Global Marketing Management

London, United Kingdom