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Martin Schaer

Software Engineer / Full-stack Developer / Entrepreneur / FPV Pilot / Sim Racer


  • Education: Computer Science Engineer, TEC Costa Rica
  • Specialization: Cloud SaaS architectures, full-stack development
  • Interests: Machine Learning, Computer Graphics
  • CliftonStrengths: Strategic / Learner / Achiever / Futuristic / Relator


I’m a computer science engineer specialized in full-stack web development and architecture design for cloud solutions with 12+ years of experience managing teams. I’m a former entrepreneur and founded a successful advertising agency, which gave me my background in web design, UX, and marketing.

Last 3 years, I have been working on transforming AI experiments into real life products at Accenture.

On my free time, I like to code, build and fly FPV planes and drones, do 3D modelling and rendering, and race in eSports.


  • TypeScript, JavaScript, Rust, Golang
  • React, Vue, Lit, Angular
  • Zustand, Pinia, Redux
  • MSWjs, GraphQL, Swagger, Postman
  • Unit testing (jest, mocha, vitest)
  • ESlint, prettier
  • WebGL, ThreeJS, A-frame
  • PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB, SurrealDB
  • AWS
    • S3, Lambda, CloudFront, Route53, Cognito, SQS, EC2, RDS, CodeBuild, CodePipeline
  • GCP
    • Firebase, Datastore, BigQuery, ComputeEngine, Cloud Run, Cloud Build
  • Azure
    • DevOps
  • ElasticSearch (OpenSearch), Kibana
  • nvim, git, tmux, lazygit
  • Unix, Raspberry, Arduino
  • Unity

Management & New Ventures

  • Business Strategy: Jobs-to-be-done, Lean Canvas
  • Time to market, closed beta testing, analytics
  • Agile, SCRUM, Six Sigma
  • Direction of multidisciplinary teams (Dev, UX/UI)
  • Mentoring


  • UI / UX
  • Intermediate 3D modelling
  • Tools: Figma, Sketch, Blender, Photoshop, Gimp


  • Full-stack Engineer, Infrastructure Achitect, Data Science Practitioner, Accenture, Costa Rica

    • Nov 2019 – present (>3 yrs)
    • Worked together with AI scientist and data engineers to transform experiments into real products. Designed cloud architectures, lead the development team, and created design systems.
    • Tech Architect for new ventures
    • Tech Lead for B2B Growth, winner of The Sammy 2021
  • Full-stack Web Developer, Freelance, Costa Rica

    • Jan 2018 - Oct 2019 (1 yr 10 mos)
  • Founder & Director of Web Development, Interaction, Costa Rica

    • Jan 2010 - Dec 2017 (8 yrs)
    • Client relationship, agile project management, team coaching, full-stack architecture design, code reviews
    • CRM strategies, lead generation, inbound marketing, search engine marketing (SEM), digital advertising, search engine optimization (SEO), A/B testing
  • Masters Program Digital Analyst, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica

    • Sep 2010 - Apr 2012 (1 yr 8 mos)
    • Implementation of a CRM for higher education including deep recruitment process understanding for chances to improve funnel rates and prospect experience
    • Building of custom reports and interfaces with the CRM, for recruitment and decision making
    • Lead generation strategies, e-mail marketing, web design and development
  • Web Developer, at a small web design studio, Costa Rica

    • Feb 2009 – Ago 2010 (1 yr 6 mos)

Favorite tools:

  • Dev environment: neovim + lazygit + tmux
  • Diagraming: Excalidraw, mermaid and PlantUML