Luca Palonca

Backend Engineer - Sailogy

What is Sailogy?

Sailogy aims to make sailing holidays accessible to everyone. Customers all over the world can choose from a wide selection of sailing yachts, motor yachts, catamarans and gulets all rentable with or without experienced skippers and hostesses.

My Role in Sailogy

As a Backend Engineer at Sailogy, I played a pivotal role in developing and maintaining the company’s platform. My responsibilities encompassed a wide range of tasks, from designing and implementing backend systems to optimizing performance and resolving technical issues. I embraced the dynamic environment of a rapidly growing startup, consistently delivering high-quality work and contributing to the company’s success.

Tech Stack:

This broad knowledge base allowed me to effectively handle complex technical challenges and collaborate seamlessly with other engineers and stakeholders.


  1. Enhanced System Reliability: I achieved 97% test coverage on business logic by adding 100+ unit tests, significantly boosting system stability and reducing the occurrence of bugs.

  2. Improved Team Productivity and Collaboration: I spearheaded a cross-functional training program for the development team, incorporating continuous learning and knowledge sharing practices. This initiative resulted in a 15% increase in overall team productivity and collaboration.

  3. Streamlined Data Processing: I optimized data processing pipelines, enabling faster data ingestion and analysis. This improvement enhanced the overall efficiency of the procurement process and provided valuable insights for decision-making.

  4. Automated Deployments: I implemented automated deployment pipelines using Docker and CI/CD tools, streamlining the release process and ensuring consistent software delivery.

  5. Promoted Data-Driven Decision-Making: I integrated data analytics into the procurement process, enabling data-driven decision-making and optimization of sourcing strategies.

  6. Strengthened Technical Infrastructure: I enhanced the technical infrastructure by adopting microservices architecture and implementing load balancing techniques, ensuring scalability and resilience to increasing traffic.

Throughout my tenure at Sailogy, I consistently demonstrated my expertise in backend development, problem-solving abilities, and a strong commitment to delivering high-quality software solutions. My contributions significantly impacted the company’s growth and success, earning me recognition as a valuable member of the technical team.