Resume

Education

Dewey University · Hatillo, PR
2009 — 2010

Earned the Information Technology Specialist technical degree based on the curriculum for CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications.

Puerto Rico Department of Education
2007

Earned my GED.

Experience

Chief Technology Officer
Ridge Road Outdoors · Chatfield, MN
Jun 2014 — Nov 2019

Promoted to oversee company-wide efforts to identify and evaluate all critical systems. Design and implement security processes and procedures. Collaborate with external auditors to conduct in-depth compliance audits and penetration testing and presenting results to senior management. Develop curriculum for and facilitate awareness training. Supervise daily activities of contractors and employees on company systems.

Key Achievements:
  • Built and implemented an importing system for third-party products into the eCommerce Marketplace operated by Ridge Road Outdoors.
  • Implemented strict access control and automated penetration testing.
  • Worked with several third-party contractors and vendors to build and implement the first true firearm-friendly eCommerce Marketplace for the outdoors industry.
  • Designed, built, and implemented an automation system to sync a third-party product catalogue including stock information, and added a two-way order component to submit orders and receive order updates.
  • Implemented several internal API systems to allow data access from databases to our frontend systems to improve eCommerce experience to customers.
Retail Co-worker
Kwik Trip · Dakota, MN
Sep 2016 — Mar 2017

Challenged myself to improve my customer support and time management skills by working in a very fast paced environment. Took care of the retail floor space by socking, cleaning, and maintaining machines, displays, and fixtures available to customers, cashier duties, maintenance duties, sales reporting duties, and achieved overall customer satisfaction.

Chief Technology Officer
GForce Digital Technologies · Rushford, MN
Jul 2013 — Jun 2014

Promoted to oversee technology operations from design, planning, sourcing, and implementing new technologies. Coordinated and managed external assets in the implementation of technologies.

Key Achievements:
  • Helped complete and implement the first interactive designer for customizable products.
  • Replaced the legacy ecommerce software with the first OpenCart-based solution that improved on the existing custom software and integrated it with the interactive designer.
Lead Technology Architect
Schoolizon · Rochester, MN
Jul 2013 — May 2014

Worked with ideas from conception to deployment. Maintained the Cloud infrastructure in AWS. API integrations external systems such as PayPal, Braintree, UPS, USPS, and Stripe.

Key Achievements:
  • Built the first Magento-based eCommerce solution that served as the base for the company receiving funding from investors.
Software Developer
GForce Ink · Rushford, MN
Aug 2011 — Jul 2013

Development of internal company software including job management for manufacturing, order tracking, and quotes. Built simple HTML client websites. Maintain the infrastructure that supported company software. Handled customer support via phone and email.

Key Achievements:
  • Instrumental in developing and implementing company backup processes and many other technology improvements.
  • Built several software products that were sold as ideas to other companies.
Software Tester
Gleim Publications · Gainesville, FL
Dec 2010 — Jul 2011

Tested internal company software following documented processes for Quality Assurance before being released into production. Assisted in proofing and reviewing content used for customer-facing products.

Coding Skills

CSSAverage
CSS
JavaScriptAverage
JavaScript
HTMLProficient
HTML
PHPExpert
PHP

Languages

SpanishNative
Spanish
EnglishNative
English

Other Skills

Microsoft Office SuiteHighly Proficient
Microsoft Office Suite
Computer NetworkingHighly Proficient
Computer Networking
Technical SupportExpert
Technical Support
Data Entry and CommunicationExpert
Data Entry and Communication