"...Just when I thought you couldn't possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this... and totally redeem yourself!..."

About me

Hello, as you (surely) already know my name is David (although my first name is Jorge). I am programmer/father of two girls/husband & a frustrated runner and worse crossfitter. This page aims to let you know about what I do, and tell you a little bit about my experience and my professional services. BTW, I am not the former KoRn drummer

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Also you will find some personal notes about a wide range of topics related to lifestyle, opinions, etcetera etcetera.

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Experience


Aug 2015 / Present time

iSeatz (Full time - Contractor)

  • Role: Ruby & Ruby Rails developer
  • Technologies: Ruby, Rails 4/5, Google protocol Buffers, RSpec, Redis, PostgreSQL, jQuery, Vagrant.
  • Tasks: Pure ruby micro-services development.

July 2015 / Sept 2015

Startups Threads (Part time / Contractor)

  • Role: Ruby on Rails developer
  • Technologies: Ruby, Rails 4, Grape, Capybara, RSpec, Redis, Sidekiq, PostgreSQL, jQuery.
  • Tasks: Ruby on Rails development. New features development. Code refactor and stabilization.

Oct 2012 / Aug 2015

Velocity Partners

  • Role: Fulltime Sr. Ruby developer
  • Technologies: Ruby, Rails 4, Rails 3, Grape, Minitest, Cucumber, Capybara, RSpec, Redis, Resque, Sidekiq, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Chef. Jenkins. jQuery.
  • Tasks: Ruby on Rails development (API & Frontend applications) for several clients. Technical interview for applicants.

Oct 2014 / Jun 2015

Credible labs (Contractor)

  • Role: Ruby engineer
  • Technologies: Ruby, Rails 4, Cucumber, Capybara, RSpec, Redis, Resque, MySQL. Backbone.js, LESS.
  • Tasks: Product API development. Architecture design, and refactor of large portions of code. Third party service integration (such as Mailchimp, LinkedIn profile connections, etc etc)

Jul 2012 / Oct 2012

Globant

  • Role: Fullstack developer
  • Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, Backbone.js, jQuery. PHP, Codeigniter, PHPUnit. Jenkins.
  • Tasks: Frontend websites development. Internal project written in PHP process improvement.

Dec 2009 / Jul 2012

Teracode

  • Role: Team Leader
  • Technologies: PHP, PHPUnit, Codeigniter, Symfony 1.4, Doctrine 1.2, MySQL. Jenkins. jQuery.
  • Tasks: Team coordination tasks. Client deliverable definitions. Sprint planning. Architecture definition and model design.

Apr 2008 / Dec 2009

Newlink Group Argentina

  • Role: Sr. Developer
  • Technologies: PHP, Codeigniter, Symfony 1.4, Doctrine 1.2, MySQL. jQuery, ExtJS.
  • Tasks: Client deliverable definitions. Product development for several clients of this company.

Oct 2005 / March 2008

Newlink Corp (Contractor)

  • Role: Freelance developer
  • Technologies: PHP, Codeigniter, MySQL. jQuery, ExtJS.
  • Tasks: Product development for several clients of this company.

Jul 2003 / Oct 2005

Real Estates Network (Contractor)

  • Role: Freelance developer
  • Technologies: PHP, MySQL. Prototype.
  • Tasks: Properties search engine written in PHP + MySQL.

Skills


Ruby Ruby on rails Sinatra RSpec Minitest Capybara Cucumber Google Protocol Buffers

PHP Symfony 1.x Doctrine Backbone.js jQuery Codeigniter MySQL Postgresql Apache Nginx Chef Docker

Linux SCRUM TDD

Personal projects


Minesweeper - API API Service Ruby Ruby on Rails

Backend API for a minesweeper game View in Github

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Draw objects Backbone

This is my first backbone.js code. Basically, this code draws squares in an scoped area of the screen. View in github

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jquery search jquery plug-in

This is a jQuery plugh-in. Long story short, it search a text criteria in a HTML already rendered. View in github

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