Jose Alberto Ramírez

  • Costa Rica, CR SJ
Jose Alberto Ramírez

Software Engineer

Summary

I’m a creative and goal-oriented professional, who enjoys new challenges and continuous learning. Personal strengths include solid teamwork, leadership, problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing conditions. I bring over 10 years of experience working on analysis, design, development and management of successful software solutions.

Skills

Skills

JSON

Java / Spring MVC

Android

GIT

SVN

HTML5 / CSS3 / JS

Entity Framework

Web API

WCF

LINQ

ASP.NET MVC

ASP.NET 

C#

Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Sep 2014

Software Development Lead

POP Digital

Accomplishments:

  • Led the software development team in Costa Rica.
  • Resourcing and team management: vacations, performance reviews, training, etc.
  • Ensured best practices in the team.
  • Provided guidance to less experienced developers.
  • Successfully worked in the  development of new features for existing sites and new sites. 
  • Provided support to existing Kentico based applications.
  • Worked on integration of third-party systems like: Tessitura, Twitter and MasterPass.

Technologies:

  • ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, WCF, LINQ, SQL Server, IIS7, Azure, Kentico CMS.
  • Java Servlets, Maven 3.X, Apache Tomcat
Mar 2012 - Aug 2012

Independent Consultant

Prosoft Nearshore

Accomplishments:

  • Successfully completed a promotional site for Heniken using ASP.NET MVC 3 & JQuery Mobile.
  • Participated in the development of an auction site with real time betting functionality.

Technologies:

  • ASP.NET MVC 3, LINQ, Entity Framework, JQuery and JQuery Mobile
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Co-Founder

Cecropia Solutions

Accomplishments:

  • Created a development process and a high quality culture in the company.
  • Started and trained the Mobile Development team.
  • Successfully performed in multiple roles such as: project manager, tech lead, developer, and tester.
  • Recruited for ruby developers and front-end developers for many different projects.
  • Actively participated as developer using the following technologies: .NET, Android, Ruby on Rails, Grails, ActiveMQ, Quartz, etc.

Technologies:

  • Ruby on Rails, ASP.NET, Grails, ActiveMQ, Quartz, Android, CouchDB, ElasticSearch.
May 2008 - Jan 2011

Tech Lead & ScrumMaster

Growth Acceleration Partners

Accomplishments:

  • Led the .NET & Mobile development in the company.
  • Successfully led the architecture design of several projects.
  • Started the mobile (iPhone / Android) development division at the company.
  • Technically led & coached different teams.
  • Led and coordinated different teams of up to 10 people including developers and QA.
  • Coordinated and directed the weekly meetings with the client.
  • Coached new team members in Agile / Scrum.
  • Identified and documented coding standards & best practices for both .NET & Mobile development
  • Actively participated in the recruiting process for .NET and Mobile teams.

Technologies:

  • ASP.NET, WCF, WPF, Silverlight, Entity Framework, MS SQL Server, Android, Objective-C
2007 - 2008

Sr .Net Application Developer

Application Engineering Group

Accomplishments:

  • Collaborated with the Project Manager in design, doing time estimates, scheduling, doing
    resource management and distributing the workload within the team.
  • Successfully developed and delivered different requirements for two middle sized
    projects: ‘Intellicue’ and ‘SchoolTube’.
  • Provided database maintenance: created stored procedures, triggers and views.

Technologies:

  • ASP.NET, C#, Javascript, MS SQL Server 2005, Infragistics, Teleriks

Education

Education