Daniel Tello

Software developer


  • JavaScript
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • SQL
  • GraphQL
  • Git
  • React Native
  • Vue.js
  • Electronics Design
  • JavaScript
  • GCP
  • AWS

Work experience

Gcorp Web and Acquisition Enablement Engineering - Gusto

August 2023 — Current

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto has offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serving more than 100,000 businesses nationwide.

Tech Lead - Nuvocargo

January 2023 — August 2023

  • Led reconstruction of Nuvocargo's internal administrative application, prioritizing scalability, adhering to high standards, and streamlining our development processes.
  • Contributed to the conceptualization, planning, and development of new features. 
  • Uphold code quality standards by conducting code reviews, providing constructive feedback, and ensuring proper testing practices are followed.
  • Provided mentorship and guidance to the members of the engineering team, assisting them in both software and product development.

Engineering Manager - Nuvocargo

June 2022 — January 2023

  • Conducted daily review of Sentry bugs, effectively prioritized them, and coordinated daily releases during stand-up meetings.
  • Demonstrated commitment to code quality by conducting thorough code reviews, successfully troubleshooting and resolving complex issues, and providing support to team members.
  • Provided mentorship and guidance to direct reports, assisting them in establishing long-term goals, and actively participated in the hiring process.
  • Fostered effective collaboration with Product Managers and Designers, contributing to the conceptualization, planning, and development of new features. Ensured alignment with project goals and user needs throughout the process.

Senior Software Engineer - Nuvocargo

December 2021 — June 2022

  • Actively collaborated with Project Managers, Designers, and Tech Leads to contribute to the development of innovative features. I developed a feature where I successfully streamlined the electronic signature process for our suppliers, resulting in a minimum of two days of saved administrative work for our operations team.
  • Successfully upgraded the Nuvocargo Rails app to the latest version, Rails 7, leveraging its enhanced capabilities and performance.
  • Transformed the internal admin app by implementing Hotwire, significantly improving its efficiency and creating a more intuitive and user-friendly experience.

Consulting CTO - San Pedro Garza García Government

February 2020 — December 2021

  • Led the development and implementation of a comprehensive digital strategy for the San Pedro Garza García government.
  • Conducted extensive research, strategic planning, and executed the development of digital products aimed at enhancing citizen engagement.
  • Collaborated closely with the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Innovation Secretary to streamline processes and proactively explore innovative opportunities.
  • Identified and reported potential digital opportunities to the Innovation Secretary and Mayor, ensuring timely consideration and action.

Dev Manager - EasyBroker

August 2019 — July 2020

  • Provide strong leadership by effectively leading, mentoring, and coaching the team. Conduct skilled developer recruitment in collaboration with the Head of Product and CEO.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Product to create, plan, and track PivotalTracker stories, ensuring a seamless and organized flow of tasks to production. Maintain well-organized PivotalTracker boards for efficient project management.
  • Serve as the Scrum Master, documenting, executing, and continuously improving the development team's processes to enhance productivity and delivery.
  • Uphold code quality standards by conducting code reviews, providing constructive feedback, and ensuring proper testing practices are followed.
  • Strive for continuous professional growth and strive to become an expert and thought leader in Development Management.

Tech Lead - EasyBroker

March 2018 — August 2019

  • Successfully led the rebuilding and continuous deployment of EasyBroker's mobile app, ensuring its smooth operation and improved user experience.
  • Demonstrated exceptional attention to detail by diligently reviewing Sentry bugs on a daily basis, prioritizing them, and effectively planning daily releases during standup meetings.
  • Maintained a high standard of code quality through thorough code reviews, proactively troubleshooting and resolving complex issues, and providing support and guidance to team members.
    Actively engaged in coaching and mentoring direct reports, fostering their professional growth and development, while also establishing long-term goals for their success.
  • Played a pivotal role as a hiring manager, participating in the recruitment process and assessing candidates, and also contributed to the creation of design specifications to guide the development team.


Audi Urban Future Award (AUFA) | First-place winner

November 2014

Every two years Audi hosts the AUFA, which challenges cities from different parts of the world to investigate future mobility trends and come up with innovative solutions.

App Challenge HackDF | First-place winner

January 2014

HackDF was a 600 people hackathon organized by Mexico City Government. The award ceremony was led by Mexico City's Mayor.

Mobility Challenge ConectaDF | Winner

September 2013

ConectaDF was a mobility challenge organized by Mexico City Government.

Ericsson Challenge | Finalist

September 2013

Innovation Challenge created by ITESM in collaboration with Ericsson


Tecnológico de Monterrey - Electronic Systems Engineering

2009 — 2013

2012 - 2013 | Student society - President: "Sociedad de Alumnos de Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones".


  • Spanish - Native
  • English - Advanced