Nicholas Pettas

An accomplished software engineer specializing in object-oriented approaches to application development. Currently working at Nventify located in downtown Los Gatos. Interests include science fiction, films, books, snowboarding, and Seinfeld.


Designed, built and maintain the Imagizer Media Engine. The engine accelerates media delivery by dynamically rescaling, cropping, and compressing images. Built with C++ and PHP7. Runs on AWS or VMware.

Part of a two person team that designed and built the backend using Groove on Grails utilizing PostgreSQL to store data. I'm also part of the team the built and maintains the Rain iOS Swift based app.

Develop and maintain Java and PHP based applications. Responsible for core backend technology development including analysis, design, coding, and testing for large code bases such as the Imageshack Restful API.

Contributed to and help maintain the Unclogger Android App which is written in Java. Part of a team that deigned and maintains the server side VPN software and video acceleration using node.js and python.

Built the APIs to sync and store filesystem metadata. Designed and maintain image storage, cache, and retrieval using Hadoop, Hbase, and Varnish systems.

Maintain yFrog's Java Spring backend Restful APIs and data storage in Hbase. Also currently maintaining the web frontend.