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Senior Research Software Engineer

Daniel Castellani is a Senior Research Software Engineer at CUSP with focus on big data, data analysis, and the data facility security and warehousing. Daniel has more than 10 years of experience in software development and operations, working mainly with software quality, web and systems development, and project & process management. He received his B.S. in Computer Science (2008) and M.S. in Software Engineering (2012) at the UFF Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) in his home country of Brazil.
Since 2014 he has worked with Urban Data and Data services at NYU-CUSP, where he developed the Urban Profiler and the ADRF platform. Daniel’s effort was key to turn the ADRF vision into a reality and achieve the ADRF project success. He is the ADRF systems architect and development team leader, being responsible for development of the ADRF platform and operations of the FedRAMP and CUSP ADRF deployments.
Prior to CUSP, Daniel was a developer focused on Software Quality and R&D at Schibsted Classified Media (OLX Brazil) and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Universidade Federal Fluminense. Besides working with software development, he founded and managed the Project and Process Management Office (PMO) of STI-UFF, managing a group of 100 collaborators in more than 16 projects. He was also a consultant in Software Quality, Configuration Management, and Agile Methodologies.