Xabier Martinez

Software Engineer

Basque Country, Spain


Computer Science Engineering

University of the Basque Country

Sep 2011 - Jul 2015


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Basque

Software engineer with devops mindset, mainly working with Go programming language, but doesn't discard the opportunity to work with other technologies. Big fan of KISS principle and don't reinventing the wheel.

Work Experience

Tech Lead@ Bankable

Oct 2023 - Present
  • In charge of the enablement team, allowing new companies join to our platform.
  • Tasks definitions, helping team to deliver and coordination with product and other teams.
  • Getting rid of the legacy code.
Go | Node.js | PostgreSQL | K8S | AWS | GPC | Helm | Terraform

Platform Engineer@ Bankable (prev. Arex Markets)

Jul 2021 - Oct 2023
  • Build services in GoLang, such as, AuthN/AuthZ, financial services and libs.
  • Moving forward to IaC and GitOps, Costs reductions.
  • Improved CI/CD, migrate from Jenkins to GH actions. Standardize deployment, defining widely use workflows and Helm charts.
  • Help other developers in the day by day.
Go | Node.js | PostgreSQL | K8S | AWS | GPC | Helm | Terraform

Backend Developer@ Paack

Jul 2020 - Jul 2021
  • Worked on different backend services in Go, exposing graphql API for frontend.
  • Internal service communication via gRPC and asynchronously using Pub/Sub.
  • Integrating with third parties such as Twillio, Google and auth0.
  • CI/CD using GitHub actions and deploying to kubernetes.
Go | GCP | GraphQL | PostgreSQL | RabbitMQ

Software Developer@ Arex Markets

Nov 2018 - Jul 2020
  • Definition and implementation of a service (front and back-end) to handle onboarding of the new customers, with different flows and external integrations.
  • Worked on developments around financial data, such as, invoice importing from third parties or financial transactions management.
  • Setup deployments, pubsub queues, and other infrastructure stuff.
Go | Node.js | TypeScript | Vue.js | PostgreSQL | Docker | AWS | GPC

Backend Engineer@ Holaluz

Feb 2018 - Nov 2018
  • Created from scratch a new managing tool for sales team.
  • Build a service to handle automatically rejections from distributors when a customer wants to join.
  • Move legacy code to a new service cleaning the code and adding tests, also fix many bugs on legacy code.
PHP | Symfony | Laravel | Vue.js | Angular | PostgreSQL | MySQL | AWS

Software Developer@ Inbenta

Feb 2016 - Feb 2018
  • Involved in the development of a massive content importer from different sources, such as, Web (crawling), REST APIs, Zendesk, Salesforce and other third APIs to import contents to the company platform, allowing the client configure it selfs.
  • Managed projects related to chat-bots, NLP search and ticketing. Talking with clients to analyse the needs and viability.
  • Developed functionalities for customer adapting company product to each them.
PHP | Vue.js | jQuery | MySQL

Software Developer@ Arin Innovation

Oct 2014 - Feb 2016
  • Talk with clients to get the requirements and develop.
  • First I was contracted for one year, when it finished they proposed me to extend the contract.
Oracle | Oracle JD Edwards | Oracle DB | PS/SQL | Oracle BI publisher