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Hi! My name is Gonzalo Hirsch

I'm a Software Engineer (BS, MEng), certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate, and Full-Stack Engineer focused on developing clean, user-friendly, and fast experiences.

About Me

I'm a Full-Stack Software Engineer with more than five years of professional experience working on front-end and back-end projects. I have a passion for technology, incredible ideas, and teaching programming.

I studied Software Engineering (BS, MEng) at the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) and work as a Senior Software Engineer at Croud (UK). I'm also a certified Full-Stack Freelancer at Toptal and a Solutions Architect Associate from AWS. I'm also the first and former vice president and co-founder of IEEE's Computer Society ITBA Argentina branch here in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Gonzalo in Cambridge.
Gonzalo in Edinburgh.
Gonzalo on a date.
Gonzalo on a park.

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A personal blog where I write about programming and insights I gain on software engineering and different technologies from the industry.


  • Croud
  • TWP
  • ML Teacher
  • Toptal
  • NewCombin
  • APIs Teacher
  • Python Teacher

Senior Software Engineer@Croud (UK)

April 2023 - Present

Croud is a global, full-service digital agency that grows ambitious brands through reinvention.

  • Designed and developed MLOps pipelines supporting propensity models, along with Google engineers and data scientists.
  • Reduced Data Engineering deployment times to 3 minutes instead of hours or days by migrating infrastructure deployments to Terraform.
  • Improved Data Science operational margins by 50% by standardising data warehousing for Google Analytics data.

My passion is building reliable and efficient software, algorithms, and experiences.

Featured Projects

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Tree Hero VR

VR Android game published as a procedural experience playground on VR, in which I led the entire development process. It features a stylized vaporwave aesthetic. The game uses the Cardboard XR plugin for Unity (C#).

  • VR
  • Unity
  • C#
  • Android

Balloon Blaster VR

VR Android game published as a speed design experience on VR, in which I led the entire development process. The game uses the Cardboard XR plugin for Unity (C#).

  • VR
  • Unity
  • C#
  • Android

Analysis on MEV & Flashbots

Co-authored a post on analyzing the current state of MEV in Ethereum and Flashbots' efforts to minimize its negative externalities.

  • MEV
  • Web3
  • Blockchain
  • Flashbots

VR Firefighter Simulator

VR Android game (unpublished) to simulate a firefighter experience. Took part in the entire development process. It ses the Cardboard XR plugin for Unity (C#) and Steam Audio (spatial audio).

  • VR
  • Unity
  • C#
  • Android

Web Backend Course

Designed & taught a free course on REST APIs with Python using Django, accompanied by a custom static page for content (content in Spanish).

  • Python
  • Django
  • Github Pages
  • Course

CS ITBA Webpage

Led a team within CS ITBA to develop the organization's website. Designed the site and created workflows for CI/CD using Firebase.

  • React
  • Firebase
  • Leadership
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Get in Touch

If you have something cool you want to work on or have a project in mind, send me an email or contact me on my social networks.