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Photo of Joan Bruguera Joan Bruguera Micó

Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics (High Performance Computing)

Backend & DevOps Engineer at UXLand


Starting in 2011, I enrolled in the double degree program in Mathematics and Software Engineering at the University of Barcelona, which I completed in 2017 and received the Extraordinary Degree Award (average mark >9.0) alongside it.

In 2018, I enrolled in the MIRI (Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics) program at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, specializing in High Performance Computing. For my second year of the Master's I studied abroad at the University of Potsdam through the Erasmus program, where I also took classes and completed my Master's Thesis at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut.

My main interest in pursuing this Master's degree was gaining a better understanding of how to exploit the performance capabilities of existing and near-term hardware. My focus lies mainly on efficient execution in off-the-shelf hardware rather than custom hardware design.

Work Experience

In parallel with my academic career, I have also worked as a programmer with various companies for about 6 years. This has allowed me to gain proficiency developing software, by working with a team, interacting with large code bases of several hundreds of thousands of lines of code, applying code quality and testing methodologies, and coming in contact with a plethora of technologies and how they're used and integrated in real projects.

In 2020, I completed my Master's Degree. Since then, I have been working at UXLand on backend & DevOps roles for various projects and high-traffic web applications.

I consider myself thoroughly familiar with C/C++/C# as programming languages, have experience with other common everyday technologies such as Java, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, and so on, and I consider myself rather knowledgeable in Linux system and server administration (tasks such as troubleshooting, scripting, DevOps, containerized workloads / Docker, setting up CI/CD pipelines, typical services and their interactions, and so on).


I am a native speaker of Catalan and Spanish and speak English proficiently. I also speak German at the CEFR B2 level.