Ricardo Moraleida is a Senior Software Developer specializing in back-end development. Before joining Alley, he gained valuable experience at The Events Calendar, where he excelled in building integrations and implementing new features for the Event Tickets and Registration plugin, as well as the Promoter SaaS platform. As an Elastic Certified Engineer with a specialization in full-text search, he takes queries to new heights. Ricardo’s passion for innovation and continuous learning extends beyond programming languages; he also dedicates his free time to studying Mandarin Chinese, among other languages. For fun, Ricardo plays Peteca, a uniquely Brazilian sport, and dabbles as a drummer and as a bassist in his spare time. He’s based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.