Directed the product team in bringing to market our fully-automated AI-based news
Engineered a distributed system for real-time media recording, processing, and analysis
for topic detection.
Developed database architecture for full-text search and analytics on millions of
Regularly met with customers and prospects for feedback and improvements of our product
Senior Software Developer
January 2017 - January 2018
Led a team of developers and designers in the development and implementation of the
paywall and digital subscription system for the newspaper of record in Puerto Rico.
Oversaw development of the online subscription management system to provide
features, benefits for customers, and reduce call center costs and churn rate.
Designed software integration with legacy systems to ensure subscription’s business
Worked on RFP’s analysis. Handled implementation-related communications with vendors.
Lead Software Engineer
February 2016 - December 2016
Organized and prioritized features requests and improvements to be worked on by the
Drove best practice implementation for the product team by establishing engineering
processes, integrating agile methodologies, weekly sprint planning, code reviews,
thorough documentation, code guidelines, and test plans.
Met with users to learn about their daily work and use of our product to design new
features and enhancements.
Full-Stack Web Developer
January 2013 - May 2016
Responsible for end-to-end web development projects for Explorer Media’s clients.
Developed a custom API-based CMS for serving dynamic content into static websites.
Research Assistant / Project Manager
Advance Data Mgmt. Lab., UPR Mayagüez
August 2015 - May 2016
Defined the architectural design for a system that predicts the spreading of diseases by analyzing Twitter data.
Built a web-based application to manage lab services and users.
Designed and developed an indexing engine using Elasticsearch that instantly makes available more than 500K research and publication documents to be used as references at GS Global Investment Research Division.
2014 - present
Led a team of 20+ volunteer students organizing the biggest hackathon in Puerto Rico of more than 500 students.
Raised more than $150,000 in sponsorships from the private and public sectors for our events.
Launched the efforts for SummerHacks, a summer camp for high school students.