May 2018 - Present

Netlandish • Senior Software Developer

Netlandish is a boutique software firm that specializes in solving our clients business problems with rapid software development. My role at Netlandish is a Sr. Software Developer with my specialty being Python / Django development. Working on the backend of a number of Netlandish clients, helping to provide solid and stable code for their highly visible websites. Also I'm part of the team working on one of our internal products, helping reduce the response time in the Backend and in the Frontend, plus help the design and Frontend teams to produce the sofware identity.

I’m responsible for:

  • Backend Development
  • Wireframing
  • Release Videos / Announcements
  • Improving the user experience and the graphic interface of the platform
  • Recruiting and hiring for the design team

Jan 2017 - Jun 2018

MOi-Solutions • Senior Software Developer

I joinend MOi-Solutions on the pursuit of new challenges, I started working on an cloud based ERP Software for Agriculture to fulfill a necessity in Latin America markets (SaaS Solution) using Ruby On Rails on the Backend and React.js for the Frontend. I was responsable of improve response time and bottlenecks on the application, migrate the old REST API to a new GraphQL service, that will be consumed by the React components and mobile apps, work side by side with the design team for create a design system used in the app, and migrate all the Frontend to a SPA (Single Page App) instead of using the normal RoR views.

I was responsible for:

  • Backend Development.
  • Frontend Development.
  • DevOps.
  • Project Planning.
  • User Interface Design.
  • Product Design.

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Feed The Hungry Nicaragua • Senior Software Developer

One of the things that I always love is to build high efficient data pipelines. I helped Feed The Hungry to move his internal data structure, stored in a bunch of Excel files, to a modern admin panel using Django as Backend and React.js for Frontend, the new admin was responsible of tracking food shipping which also includes an algorithm for trace the most optimum viable route using real time traffic data, inventory management, and a children life tracker used by the feeding points for determine the kids under malnutrition.

Jan 2014 - Jan 2017

Kronoscode • Software Developer

Some members of Kakao Media decided not to remain part of the startup, and created their own agency. A few months later I joined the team of just 4 developers and 1 designer, my main task was build custom products for clients around the world, mostly using Python and Django for the Backend, as well following a clean Frontend architecture with performance, and pixel perfect layouts in mind. Also helped to optimize the internal process of development, on-boarding process, team culture, and build custom tools for internal products. I grew up with the company, being part of the most biggest projects, such as El Nuevo Diario, Diario Democracia, SMUP, and Guias de Cacao.

I was responsible for:

  • DevOps
  • Wireframing
  • Training
  • Recruiting
  • Project Planning

May 2013 - Jan 2014

Kakao Media • Junior Software Developer

Kakao Media gave me the opportunity to experience how the real world of software development was, when I joined this startup, they was working on a small product called Folkano, which is divided in two parts "Experiencias" and "Directorio", I helped to build, maintain, and monitor a correct data pipeline for Experiencias, which was a management platform and a centralized option for store and buy any kind of national events.

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014

Universidad Centroamericana • Intern Software Developer

In my intership at Universidad Centroamericana, I combined my time as student with small software task, I helped to build and scale all of the internal infraestructure that serves different websites careers for the campus, create documentation for the internal tools and services, and mantain some of the campus websites, my last task was build a desktop app using VB.net for a NGO that simplifies the process of store data in papers, to a modern No-SQL data driven solution.


OSS Contributions

Jekyll-MDL

http://gdgmanagua.github.io/jekyll-mdl

A Jekyll theme based in Google Material Design Lite library.

Django-Places

https://pypi.python.org/pypi/dj-places/

A django app for store geo-referenced places with autocomplete support.

Django-codemirror2

https://github.com/sk1p/django-codemirror2

Django widgets for replacing textareas with CodeMirror, an in-browser code editor.



Education

Universidad Centroamericana

Systems Engineer


Information

About

I'm a System Engineer from Nicaragua, proudly Pythonista and Djangonaut, who's love building amazing user experiences mostly using Python or Ruby. My biggest passion is create powerful apps for the web based in a potent Backend, with a sutil Frontend living in a robust cloud.

A characteristic that defines my personality is to assume commitments with responsibility and fulfill challenges and tasks effectively. I’ve worked on different projects to help companies and organizations to control operations and promote development and technological evolution. These projects have given me business logic and workflow management knowledge.

Accustomed to work under pressure, I have the with the ability to jump from being a Backend or Frontend developer to a management and decision maker position in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, thanks to my educational support and entrepreneurial experience, I'm always oriented to results.


Skills

Python

Django

Flask

Ruby

Ruby on Rails

Node.js

React

Project Management

Team Building


Last Edited on July 18th 2019

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