César Augusto Méndez Vargas, Full-stack Developer in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Santiago Province, Dominican Republic
César Augusto Méndez Vargas

Full-stack Developer in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Santiago Province, Dominican Republic

Member since February 18, 2019
César is a systems engineer with in-depth and far-ranging experience managing and creating projects from the very beginning. He particularly loves the researching and collaboration aspects of projects. Technical wise what César cares the most about is the performance, database structure, algorithms and simplicity of the system as a whole. As a person, he's curious, collaborative, holistic, and a team player.
César is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Nexo Global
    WordPress, AWS, Jenkins, Enetpulse
  • Freelance Work
    WordPress, Laravel, PhalconPHP, jQuery, PHP, Pusher
  • BrightIO
    Laravel, Vue.js, Redis, MariaDB, AWS, Python, Cordova, OCR

Experience

  • Full-stack, 6 years
  • PHP, 6 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • SQL, 5 years
  • WordPress, 5 years
  • Laravel, 3 years
  • Vue.js, 2 years
  • Jenkins, 1 year

Location

Santiago De Los Caballeros, Santiago Province, Dominican Republic

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows 10, CentOS, Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...thing I’ve done was to reduce the time for a crucial process on a fantasy sports app from several minutes to only two seconds on average.

Employment

  • Systems Engineer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Nexo Global
    • Supervised a small team of developers, helping them to deliver high-quality and useful features.
    • Automated code deployments to staging and production.
    • Created the guidelines for development and communication.
    • Oversaw the analysis and development of complex and/or big features.
    • Reduced infrastructure costs by 75%.
    Technologies: WordPress, AWS, Jenkins, Enetpulse
  • Systems Engineer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Freelance Work
    • Built an online grade reporting tool for a public school.
    • Developed a makeup artists' video tutorial platform based on WordPress and Vue.js with features such as channels, likes, and products (specifically those listed on the platform's makeup videos).
    • Performed several software features implementation analyses for companies in terms of viability and the best approach for implementation.
    • Automated the booking system for a small hotel in Brazil.
    • Created a system for a company that rented audiovisuals to universities to manage device availability, have a list where all the devices where rented, easily see who was responsible for each rental, and manage the daily operation of incomes and expenses.
    Technologies: WordPress, Laravel, PhalconPHP, jQuery, PHP, Pusher
  • Full-stack Engineer

    2017 - 2019
    BrightIO
    • Built a Laravel platform that allowed the clients to track every aspect of their business in an easy but powerful way.
    • Created a Whatsapp and telegram bot capable of interacting with user requests.
    • Constructed an OCR system that takes financial statements and highlights critical information.
    • Developed a web platform capable of communicating with physical devices on the user's endpoint.
    • Crafted a web scrapper to collect data from several endpoints to automate data entry.
    Technologies: Laravel, Vue.js, Redis, MariaDB, AWS, Python, Cordova, OCR

Experience

  • MillonarIO (Development)
    https://www.millonar.io/

    This is an online lottery platform where clients can manage every aspect of their business from user operations to day-to-day business tracking and management.

    Basically, it is an ecosystem of numerous devices (such as Android POS, Web POS, thermal printers, Bluetooth printers, etc.) with all of them communicating via a network in order to conduct the operational part of the business.

    Furthermore, it relies on arbitrary decimal precision computations, a lot of reporting, data analysis, security, and a wide variety of settings. All of this enables the business owners to manage their business operations parameters, especially to control their risk for monetary loss.

  • Bantasy (Development)

    Bantasy consists of a fantasy sports league where you create a team based on real players in a given sport. You collect points according to the real-life players' stats (e.g., when they make a home run, you earn four points for your team and so on). In the end, you win if your team of selected players scored the highest amount of points.

  • Servidores Activos (Development)
    https://www.servidoresactivos.com

    This is a web hosting, domain, and email provider with a strong emphasis on reliability and speed. It's made with PhalconPHP, WordPress, and supports multiple languages.

    The platform itself is tied with a lot of automation and user tracking tools to make improvements based on user data and ease the workflow process.

  • Forfin Intranet (Development)

    An intranet to manage the employee database in a single place and automates many tasks such as permissions, notifications, vacations days, and payments.

  • Capital Project (Development)

    Capital Project consists of a loan management system where the business owner and managers can work with many aspects such as loan management and historical data, clients, asset tasks automation, and powerful and dynamic reporting.

  • Sentiment Analysis Applied to Dominican Tweets (Development)

    On this research project, we worked on how to detect sentiment based on tweets made from the Dominican Republic.

    For this task, we built a multi-step pipeline and we employed human annotators with a strong background in linguistics working on a small number of texts from microblogs to compare the results.

    The pipeline consisted of steps such as cleaning the text by removing URLs, hashtags, and mentions. This also included tokenizing and normalizing the tweets and then doing some calculations to analyze the tweet.

  • Business Bridge (Development)

    This is an online real estate platform that allows people to find properties in its early development stages. Using this platform enables interested buyers to purchase at a lower rate or make a profit by selling it when finished.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, Sass, HTML, Python, Ruby, C++
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Divi, Cordova, PhalconPHP, Electron.js, Cypress.io, PHPUnit, Flutter
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Linux, Windows, AWS Lambda, CentOS, Ubuntu, MacOS, Android
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vuex, Vue.js, Pusher, Redis Queue, Node.js, jQuery, Socket.IO
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), REST
  • Storage

    MariaDB, Redis Cache, AWS S3
  • Other

    Bots, Full-stack, Galera Cluster, Elementor, OCR, Text Mining, Image Processing
  • Tools

    Microsoft Visual Studio, Jenkins, Yoast, Git, Apache Qpid, Nginx, Jira, Trello, Slack, Flutter SDK

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems and Computing Engineering
    2013 - 2017
    Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra - Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • IT technologist diploma in Information Technology
    2009 - 2011
    La Centenaria - Santiago, Dominican Republic

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