Javier Ortiz Saorin

Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer with 10 years of experience in web applications, microservices and cloud solutions
My primary role has been technical lead in every project I’ve worked during the last years
Vue.js, AngularJS, Node.js, Express.js, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS

Javi is a rock star
One thing is sure, having Javi in your team makes the difference
Daniel Martinez, COO

About Me

software development

Senior Software Engineer with more than 12 years of experience in web applications, microservices and cloud solutions.

My primary role has been technical lead in every project I’ve worked during the last years, also being in direct contact with the clients to understand their business necessities and goals, and providing them the most effective high-tech solutions.

With ample experience in React, Vue.js, Node.js, Express.js, Gatsby.js, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Google Cloud and commercetools.


Furthermore, I established the software development processes, tools, and technologies as the CTO of the startup company I worked for the past three years.

Being in that position, gave me the opportunity to use my skills and expertise to be part and leader of a growing team of more than 15 developers.

  • Microservices
  • Cloud
  • Technical Lead
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Kubernetes
  • E-Commerce



  • 2019-Present

    Lead Software Engineer

    • After working as a freelancer for Highsnobiety and succesfully releasing the ecommerce shop, I joined the commerce team as a Lead Engineer

    • My main responsabilities:
    • - Lead the engineering commerce team composed by software and QA engineers
    • - Mentorship of other team members
    • - Analize new requirements with the Product Team and Stakeholders and design technical solutions accordingly
    • - Developing vertical user stories (frontend and backend) in technologies such as React, Apollo GraphQL and Node.js.
  • 2018-2019

    Senior Software Engineer - Freelancer


    Working as a freelancer engineer for several clients such as commercetools and Highsnobiety. Some projects that I have been involved with the development:
    Kubernetes UI: Main developer for a web application (backend and frontend) based on Node.js and Vue.js for managing a Kubernetes cluster
    Highsnobiety Shop:Working as a senior developer in Highsnobiety new shop. Implemented from scratch, the project was succesfully released in 6 months with a tight schedule. Based on Apollo GraphQL, Node.js, React and Microservices

  • 2015-2018

    Tecnical Lead - CTO

    • Technical Lead: Referent for more than 15 developers in several offices of the company around the world
    • Full Stack Developer: Developing several projects using Javascript technologies in the frontend/backend
    • CTO: Responsible for establishing technical key decisions within the company such as frameworks and technologies, development process (Git Flow, CI/CD, Continuous Quality) and interviewing new developers
  • 2014-2015

    Software Engineer

    ICF International
    • Senior Developer in a Hybris e-Commerce project. Development in several core parts of the project such as vouchers, payments, cockpits, orders and integrations with 3rd parties.
    • I also developed a separate module for managing auctions
  • 2012-2014

    Senior Consultant

    • Technical Lead in a smart metering application for the client Aguas de Valencia (water supply company of several cities in Spain)
    • The application manages different areas of the company such as taking the readings from customers, schedule planner of workers, orders, etc...
    • Expertise of development with a high amount of data (thousands of orders per day, millions of readings from meters, various processes at a time)
  • 2008-2012

    Java Developer

    IR - Lissit (UVEG)
    • Software Developer in a web application for the spanish car traffic agency (DGT) with the aim of keeping a database of car accidents, drivers, cars and roads.


  • 2004-2009

    5 years degree in Computer Science

    University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • 2004-2009

    3 years degree in Telematics Engineering

    University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • 2007-2008

    Bachelor of Science Honours in Sofware Engineering

    Computer Software Engineering, Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland

    Awarded with a First Class Honours rate in this degree



Javier Ortiz SaorinSoftware EngineerEmail: javier@orsaorin.com