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Alvaro Montoro

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Work Experience

You can find an extended version of my experience on Linkedin. I also developed a couple of interactive HTML versions of my résumé (classic and modern), or you can download it on PDF version.

Here is a summary of the different companies that I have worked with in the past 10 years:

  • VISA

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    • UI Manager

      Lead a team of developers in the implementation and upgrade of modules on an e-commerce platform.

      Meet with stakeholders and other team leads to review needs and lead initiatives related to the UI and accessibility projects.

      Staff UI Engineer

      As part of the CybsUI Components team, I worked in a component library that would be used across the company and mainly in one of Visa's e-commerce platforms. Web Accessibility is the main focus of the project while maintaining performance and functionality from a previous library.

      Worked on the library of components developed with React, HTML, and CSS; and lead a team of four UI Engineers in the development of the component library.

      • ReactJS
      • JavaScript
      • HTML
      • CSS
      • Accessibility
  • athenahealth

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    • Member of Technical Staff

      Worked in two projects creating micro-services to improve clients’ onboarding experience, and transitioning internal documents following industry standards.

      As a member of the Network DocumentHub team, I created micro-services to ease the import of existing medical records into athenahealth.

      As part of the CCDA Service team, I am Working in a micro-service project to generate CCDA documents using Kotlin, Spring, and XML, and I create presentations and project showcases using HTML, JavaScript, and AJAX, to demonstrate how the project worked.

      • Kotlin
      • Springboot
      • AWS
      • XML
      • Handlebars
      • Web Services
      • API
  • General Motors

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    • Web Developer

      Worked for the Cadillac team as part of the World Platform organization, developing part of the website and new components.

      Designed a web component in Adobe CQ5 using JSP, Java, and Web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS), that reduced page load speed >15%, improving SEO and accessibility, and saving authoring time and money for the company.

      Helped redesign and development of the new Cadillac mobile website that ranked highest in the J.D. Power list of Overall Smartphone Website Satisfaction twice in a row.

      As part of the Hispanic Initiative Team: organize and participate in events representing GM. Participated in the Knowbility OpenAIR web accessibility competition finishing in third place.

      • JSP
      • Java
      • Adobe CQ5
      • AEM
      • HTML
      • JavaScript
      • CSS
      • jQuery
      • XML
  • MicroAssist

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    • PHP Developer

      Designed, developed and maintained different projects associated with clients’ requests, including improvements to websites and new features to enhance efficiency.

      Developed a data warehouse project: from jobs to read the data from different sources, transform it, and write it in the destination; to the user interface that queries the data, or the database design. Also create an automated mail system with third party APIs (mail gun) using PHP framework and integrating it with the existing software solution.

      Utilized JavaScript, and jQuery to add dynamic effects to improve usability of the web interface.

      • PHP
      • HTML
      • JavaScript
      • CSS
      • jQuery
      • Web Accessibility
      • API
      • SQL Server
      • MariaDB
      • SQL
  • Hewlett-Packard

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    • IT Engineer

      Designed, developed and maintained two internal content management systems with over three million monthly visitors. The projects’ scope included the whole lifetime of the product and release documents.

      Coordinated the efforts with an Agile overseas team to ensure the on-time, on-spec delivery of projects. Performed requirements and gap analysis, and prepared technical documents, and worked with business stakeholders to elicit requirements on a string of successfully delivered projects.

      Improved the performance of one of the projects batch jobs, reducing the execution time by over 50%.

      Received accolades from management for prototypes created in hackathons and internal competitions.

      • C#
      • .Net
      • HTML
      • JavaScript
      • jQuery
      • CMS
      • Cron Jobs
      • SQL Server
      • SQL
      • SSIS
  • Novalsys

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    • Software Developer

      Designed, developed and maintained the CampusGroups social network, used by top universities and business schools in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

      Designed and introduced a Facebook-like wall for users to share and collaborate within student groups. Met and worked with clients to gather requirements and prepare future action plans and developments.

      Collaborated on side projects (iPhone Web app and different Web sites) for external customers, and represented the company in different events, such as the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon 2010 in NYC.

      Successfully developed SQL scripts, for both SQL Server and MySQL databases.

      • .Net
      • Visual Basic .Net
      • HTML
      • CSS
      • JavaScript
      • jQuery
      • Web Design
      • SQL Server
      • MySQL
      • SQL