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José Ignacio Urpi, Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
José Ignacio Urpi

Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since April 17, 2013
José has over 12 years of experience as a full-stack web developer, including success as part of an advanced military devices development team at Blue Trail Software in SF. He has also participated in advanced military technology projects such as TPS-43 radar core development. He has very good communication skills and has worked in teams of all sizes and compositions.
José is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • PHP, 12 years
  • MySQL, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • CSS, 8 years
  • Firebase, 5 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 3 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
  • Express.js, 2 years
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Visual Studio Code, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a digital signal processing subsystem under multiple GPGPU cores for an army military radar TPS-43 modernization.

Employment

  • CTO

    2018 - PRESENT
    Apto S.A.
    • Developed an iOS and Android app in React Native.
    • Created a web app in Angular 7.
    • Built the back-end in Node.js and Restify.
    • Implemented cloud serverless microservices on Firebase.
    Technologies: React Native, Node.js, Angular 7
  • CTO

    2016 - 2018
    ClickOn Argentina
    • Managed the team as scrum master.
    • Refactored the whole site.
    • Implemented new elastic AWS architecture.
    • Built a high load massive email sending application.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Node.js, AWS
  • Project Manager

    2013 - 2016
    AbInbev
    • Implemented voice picking software in distribution centers.
    • Created an SAP APO module for LATAM.
    • Provided technical support leadership for the billing software.
    Technologies: Scrum, LAMP
  • Radar Engineer

    2011 - 2012
    INVAP
    • Developed and investigated the DPS subsystem for the primary military radar TPS43 modernization.
    • Conducted research on GPGPU CUDA/C framework.
    • Developed the application in charge of generating configuration tables for the military radar MET5.
    Technologies: C/C++/CUDA
  • Partner-Entrepreneur

    2010 - 2012
    La Guía 2.0
    • Directed the social-media app development.
    • Developed the HTML5 mobile app.
    • Developed the Facebook viral ads campaign.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML5/JavaScript, Facebook API
  • Software Engineer

    2010 - 2011
    I2WE - THRUSOCIAL
    • Participated in an international development team of the social-media application THRUSOCIAL.
    • Led the development of web application Scavz.
    • Participated in the development team of the Facebook application Petback.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML5/CSS/JavaScript
  • Intern

    2009 - 2010
    Chair of Microprocessors, Engineering College, UNT
    • Architected and built the database.
    • Designed and implemented the UML classes diagrams.
    • Worked in a team to program the whole system application.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Web Developer

    2009 - 2010
    314 Consultores, Marketing Y Comunicación
    • Developed numerous portals and web platforms for a wide range of clients.
    • Coordinated with UX designers to meet the client expectations.
    • Oversaw designs slices and HTML5 web structure markup.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML5/CSS/JavaScript
  • Developer

    2007 - 2010
    Freelance
    • Developed the back-end for Image & Art.
    • Built S.I.P.E. Soluciones Informáticas.
    • Developed features in PHP in a LAMP back-end.
    • Handled front-end, cross-browser HTML/CSS.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML/CSS/JavaScript

Experience

  • Apto: Health Monitoring (Development)
    https://apto.bio/

    Apto is a mobile and web app that offers a real-time health monitoring service for its users. It gather real-time activity information from Apple Health, Google Fit, and Garmin Connect, and together with lab studies results, it elaborates upon intelligent and trackable risk factors which are monitored by professional physicians. The platform also offers a telemedicine module that users can employ to directly chat with healthcare professionals.

  • Agrupate: Groupon Main Competitor in Argentina (Development)
    https://www.agrupate.com/

    This is a successful Groupon-like eCommerce site based on Argentina which I have developed and maintained for several years. Each day it smoothly receives more than 20,000 visits and sells more than USD $10 million per year. It is entirely hosted on AWS with an elastic scalable architecture and holds more than 1 million active users.

  • clickOn: One of the Biggest eCommerce Sites in Argentina (Development)
    https://www.clickon.com.ar/

    This is a successful Groupon-like eCommerce site based in Argentina which I have developed and maintained for several years. Each day it smoothly receives more than 10,000 visits and sells more than USD $5 million per year. It is entirely hosted on AWS with an elastic scalable architecture and holds more than 500,000 active users.

  • Sendforce (Other amazing things)

    This project was developed for handling the sending of literally millions of emails per day. It helped several eCommerce sites send their daily newsletters trough several platforms, such as AWS SES, Mailjet, Mailgun, or Dyn.

  • Thrusocial (i2we) (Development)

    Thrusocial is a revolutionary service over the internet which gives their clients all the necessary tools to manage their social media fan page in an intuitive but professional way.

  • Scavz (i2we) (Development)

    SCAVZ.com was an amazing service in the US which provided people with the most exciting discount coupons for a wide range of services.

  • Fido - (i2we) (Development)

    Fido was a Facebook application which intended to help the world by taking advantage of the social networks, for meeting together again owners with their lost pets.

  • JuegosFL (Development)

    It's a highly visited games portal which provided fun to people in the world wide web.

  • La Guía 2.0 (Development)

    Facebook application which sold publicity to service providers and gave the possibility to Facebook users to look for the nearest service provider.

  • TPS-43 Militar Radar Modernization (Development)

    This project consisted in fully modernizing a military radar, equipping it which top technology in order to put it to work for the Argentinean army again.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, HTML5, SQL, JavaScript, CSS
  • Frameworks

    Smarty, Express.js, Bootstrap, PhoneGap, CodeIgniter, Symfony 2
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Node.js, Restify
  • Tools

    Git
  • Paradigms

    Scrum
  • Platforms

    Linux, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CUDA
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Master's degree in Business Administration
    2013 - 2013
    ESSEC Business School - Paris
  • Master's degree in Business Administration
    2012 - 2012
    IAE Business School - Buenos Aires
  • BSE degree in Computer Engineering
    2006 - 2010
    Universidad Nacional de Tucumán - Argentina
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