Héctor Benítez, Software Developer in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Héctor Benítez

Software Developer in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Member since March 1, 2015
Being a software developer is Héctor's passion, especially software architecture. He is an Agile enthusiast, and considers his pragmatism to be his main strength. Héctor thinks that the best part of this job is the constant flow of amazing things to learn and challenging problems to solve.
Héctor is now available for hire




San Luis Potosi, Mexico



Preferred Environment

VirtualBox, Vagrant, Git, Linux, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a full-featured eCommerce platform from architecture to implementation.


  • Web Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Gymtropolis (via Toptal)
    • Created and implemented a loyalty rewards program.
    • Migrated the app from PHP 5.1 to PHP 5.6 and Laravel.
    Technologies: MySQL, jQuery, AngularJS, Laravel, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    • Created amazing web apps.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP
  • Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Hashcam (via Toptal)
    • Created a REST API to work with mobile apps.
    • Created a single-page web app for admins.
    Technologies: AngularJS, Symfony, PHP
  • Developer

    2015 - 2015
    IronRide (via Toptal)
    • Created a REST API to work with mobile apps.
    Technologies: Symfony 2, PHP
  • Developer

    2015 - 2015
    IPCOM (via Toptal)
    • Migrated an old PHP module to Symfony2.
    Technologies: Symfony, AngularJS, Symfony 2
  • Engineering Manager

    2008 - 2013
    • Managed tasks and team members as the web development team leader in charge of developing and maintaining all of the company's web applications, websites, and server administration. As CTO, I was in charge of making all IT decisions.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP


  • Gathr

    Gathr is a brand-new service that allows you to bring the movies you want to a venue near you. Our simple goal is to unite you, the movie lover, with the films you want to see, right in your neighborhood. Movies are meant to be seen in a theater with a crowd.

  • ConnectAddress

    Connect Address helps online shoppers complete more orders by instantly connecting them to friends and colleagues to ensure accurate order preferences. Your web store will have more sales, less shopping cart abandonment, and higher quality traffic.

  • StoresFactory

    StoresFactory is a complete eCommerce solution that allows you to set up an online store to sell your goods. It lets you organize your products, customize your storefront, accept credit card payments, and track and respond to orders.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Héctor is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Héctor shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    PHP 7, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python
  • Frameworks

    Symfony 2, AngularJS, Laravel, Silex, Zend Framework, Flask, Symfony, Yii
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, Bitbucket, GitHub, Git, Vagrant, VirtualBox
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Scrum, REST, DevOps
  • Libraries/APIs

    Doctrine 2, Node.js, jQuery, SQLAlchemy
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Heroku, Linux
  • Storage

    MySQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Other



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science
    1999 - 2004
    Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi - San Luis Potosi


  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional
    APRIL 2022 - APRIL 2025
    Amazon Web Services

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