José David Restrepo Balbin
Verified Expert in Engineering
Jose is a senior PHP developer who has been working as a Magento eCommerce solutions provider for the last seven years, participating in eCommerce projects and leading the delivery cycle of features. He has experience serving as a technical leader for teams who are not highly skilled in the Magento ecosystem. Jose ensures the best approach is used to deliver highly efficient Magento-based solutions that will provide added value to the client's business.
Slack, MacOS, Linux
The most amazing...
...project I've helped optimize was the Walt Disney Magento implementation to extend the lifecycle of their Magento 1 implementation for a Black Friday scenario.
Senior Magento Developer
- Audited other company developers' code as part of the company's routines for keeping high coding quality and for possible security issues like backdoors on new incoming Magento clients.
- Taught lower seniority Magento developers about how to improve their code and solutions quality to provide more added value to clients.
- Acted as the main support resource for the British Tobacco company in their Magento 2 online store for the US time zone. Delivered urgent tasks to accommodate online store behavior to meet the constantly changing tobacco laws and regulations.
Senior PHP Developer
- Assigned back-end tasks and moved forward with development or reassigned to a lower seniority team member.
- Served as a Magento 1 auditor and consultant for the Walt Disney account in charge of helping the Photopass team with issues related to performance and extending the product lifetime.
- Evangelized Magento within the company to in-house PHP developers that had an interest in eCommerce or the Magento platform.
- Ensured 24 hour availability for production releases or urgent tasks that could compromise company sales or overall interactivity with PHP applications.
PHP Senior Developer, Magento Lead
- Assessed upcoming new Magento client requirements and current store complexity and code status.
- Enrolled the Magento development team into the newly released Magento 2.
- Planned and estimated Magento 1 to Magento 2 migrations.
- Served as the lead resource in enrolling development team into Magento solutions specialist certification.
PHP Senior Developer, Magento Lead
- Planned and estimated new client requirements or code audit requirements over third-party developments.
- Developed, from scratch, two Magento 1 projects for new clients that were enrolling their company into eCommerce activities.
- Taught other company developers Magento front-end development and audited their code to check if it met Magento front-end best practices.
Munchkin Baby Inc.http://www.munchkin.com
DXE Medical Partnershttp://www.aed.com
Walt Disney Photopasshttp://disneyworld.disney.go.com
British American Tobaccohttp://www.vusevapor.com
Payment Gateway Processor Based on Quick Loanshttp://www.kueski.com
PHP, SQL, CSS3, HTML5, CSS, Java, C++
Magento 1, Magento 2, Magento, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), WordPress, MacOS
eCommerce, API Integration, Auditing, Audits, Payment APIs, Payment Gateways, PCI
PrestaShop, Slack, Magento Modules
Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science
EAFIT University - Medellin, Colombia
Adobe Certified Professional–Adobe Commerce Front-end Developer
Adobe Certified Professional—Adobe Commerce Developer
Magento 2 Certified Associate Developer
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