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Lucas Tomas Casas Arregui, PHP Developer in Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Lucas Tomas Casas Arregui

PHP Developer in Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina

Member since October 11, 2013
Lucas is a strong, experienced developer and architect who has worked on a wide range of solutions including solid state, windowed, web MVC, and single page apps. He has developed and integrated solutions for manufacturing, VoIP, ad publishing, consumer experience, and hotel searching.
Lucas is now available for hire



  • SQL, 14 years
  • Zend Framework, 6 years
  • PHP, 6 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • CSS, 3 years
  • REST, 3 years
  • HTML5, 2 years
  • Backbone.js, 1 year
Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina



Preferred Environment

Win, Unix, iOS, Eclipse, NB, Sublime2, GiT4

The most amazing...

...thing I've created is an SQL "where" and "sort by" parser creating logical trees applicable to sets of business objects for local filtering and sorting.


  • UI Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Globant - Roomkey
    • Ported an app for hotel searching from a proprietary framework to Backbone with responsive design.
    • Ported another app, requiring me to exercise BDD and propose main components.
    • Conducted unit testing with Chai, Sinon and Mocha.
    • Created styles with Compass/Sass.
    • Built local storage used for block and itemized cache approaches.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Team Leader, Web Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Globant - Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online
    • Coordinated tasks for a group of 5 PHP and 4 QA developers and supported the overall interaction of 4 engineers with the client.
    • Received client specifications and discussed them with client product owners and business analysts.
    • Worked on app performance using REST request parallelization and resiliency to handle the event of service degradation.
    • Worked on a calendar jQuery plugin.
    • Created other frameworks and libraries, including the Zend Framework 1.x, Guzzle, jQuery and Mustache.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5
  • Partner Contractor

    2011 - 2011
    Threevoice - FlamingoTV
    • Developed web UI and core components to enable the company to provide prepaid and postpaid VoIP services.
    • Created a client dashboard on top of Zend 1.x and Doctrine2.
    • Managed OpenSips and the Asterisk configuration through Web UI.
    • Built Java handlers implementing a radius dictionary for billing (created by another colleague).
    • Mirrored two stand-alone servers with one acting as master and the other as slave. Implemented them to switch roles in the case of unavailability events.
    Technologies: PHP 5.3, Unix, Asterisk, OpenSips, Radius, Sippy, PGP
  • Consultant on model refactoring of Public Sector Wage Bill

    2010 - 2011
    The World Bank
    • Helped to adapt the Wage Model for the Peruvian Government.
    • Helped to adapt the Wage Model for Antigua and Barbuda's Government (project not completed).
    Technologies: MS Excel and VBA
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Modelos Digitales for
    • Created Web UI to manage email marketing campaigns.
    • Used PHP 5.3, Doctrine2, and Zend Framework 1.x with MySQL.
    • Created a "threaded" console daemon using the Unix fork to handle email processing (client use of PHP required).
    Technologies: PHP 5.3, Unix fork for thread simulation
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Modelos Digitales for ZonaProp
    • Created an application responsible for mapping real estate attributes from a client app using ZonaProp web services DTD.
    Technologies: PHP 5.3
  • Web Developer, Technology Integrator, Partner

    2009 - 2010
    • Created a solid state PBX built on top of the NanoBSD OS with MySQL for data and LightTPD as web server.
    • Developed the PHP5.2 user interface to manage users, groups, IVRs, and terminations.
    • Added a remote deployment of new releases and license management.
    • Created a C++ extension for SEMS to enable Prepaid Calling Cards.
    Technologies: NanoBSD (FreeBSD), PHP 5.2, Alix boards, MySQL, LightTPD, Asterisk, C++
  • Contractor, Business Analyst, Developer

    2006 - 2010
    Lockheed Martin Aircraft Argentina SA
    • Resumed efforts pursuing short-term manufacturing plans based on resource availability.
    • Created proof of concepts with ASP.NET and C# to leverage product configuration and midterm planning.
    Technologies: ASP.NET with C#, Visual Basic 6, Adabas D
  • Consultant, Public Sector Wage Bill model refactor

    2008 - 2008
    The World Bank
    • Helped in the adaptation of the Wage Model for Paraguay's Government.
    Technologies: MS Excel, VBA
  • Business Analyst

    2005 - 2006
    Vates SA
    • Worked to mock a prospective new product for the company.
    • Prepared proposals for the public sector, including local and nonlocal biddings.
    • Prepared use case analysis for a Transantiago (Chile) project working for Siemens Itron. Helped with Java business rules coding.
    Technologies: RUP, Use Cases, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Junior Professional Associate

    2002 - 2004
    The World Bank
    • Handled IT support for LCSHD.
    • Collaborated with the “ITC for State Strengthening” terms of reference and project structure.
    • Provided statistical analysis infrastructure through terminal services.
    Technologies: Windows, Windows Server, Terminal Services
  • Business Analyst, Systems Analyst

    2002 - 2002
    Harriague y Asociados
    • Helped with manufacturing system analysis and design.
    Technologies: RUP, UML, Use Cases
  • Contractor, PM, Business Analyst, Developer

    2000 - 2002
    Lockheed Martin Argentina SA
    • Prepared and won a bidding offer for a manufacturing system.
    • Negotiated requirements and project boundaries and integration to existing apps with client.
    • Analyzed and developed with a team of 2 other developers to create a platform to handle product configuration and an MRP level 2.
    Technologies: Visual Basic 6.0, Adabas D
  • Partner

    1998 - 2002
    • Built several projects related to product configuration and BOM.
    • Created a distance learning platform proof of concept for my university.
    • Developed a site for client invoice orders (Richetta SA - Sonepar Distribution).
    Technologies: Visual Basic 6, Access, ASP98, MS NetMeeting, MS NetShow, IRC, SQL Server, IIS


  • Roomkey - Jakarta project (Development)

    A responsive app for mobile devices and tablets built on top of a Node.js site with Jade templates and Backbone.js, Underscore.js, and jQuery on the single page app. I served as UI developer for the new responsive single page app.

  • Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online (Development)

    A WDPRO (Disney World and Disneyland) UX site built using PHP, PHPUnit, Zend Framework 1.x, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Java (Selenium functional tests), and a RESTFul service layer. I worked as technical leader and web developer. This site handles park schedules, park tickets, resort booking, and personal itinerary and plans.

  • Flamingo VoIP Telephony Platform (Development)

    This is a private site for FlamingoTV created using PHP 5.3, Unix, Asterisk, OpenSips, Radius, Sippy, Java, PGP. It features a full VoIP telephony platform integrated with 2 main custom developments, account management and a dashboard of calls and voicemails handled in a PHP web app,handling for prepaid card batch generation, media service usage, and CDR batch generation. I implemented accounting using a Java Radius client on the B2B (developed by another engineer from the team).

  • Bandin and Alfa real state franchises property ads into ZonaProp online (Development)

    A private project I created as part of Modelos Digitales online services portfolio. It includes batch process Bandin and Alfa XML assets and pubishes them into the web service API ( The web UI is built to handle all franchise attributes and maps them into ZonaProp valid attributes and values. It also features a nice web UI, single or bulk publishing, and un-publishing as well.

  • Email Marketing Campaigns (Development)

    A private application that I created using PHP 5.3, Doctrine2, Zend Framework 1.x, MySQL DB, and FreeBSD deploy ambient. It includes a batch processing daemon programmed in PHP and implemented using Unix fork. The web UI enabled clients to create their own campaigns. Filters were created based on a command chain using fall-through logic to to avoid saturation of email boxes.

  • Siemens Itron - Transantiago (Development)

    I was a business analyst for a transactional switch implementing ISO 8583 protocol to authorize pre-paid cards for metro or bus transportation systems. I also collaborated as a Java developer on business logic implementation.

  • SIP/IPS - Integrated Production System (Development)

    A Win32 App built with VB6 and an Adabas D database for persistence.
    The data was managed with AutoBASE. The platform was refactored and upgraded to support business logic on top of generic configurable forms. I was PM, business analyst and VB6 developer, and managed product configuration and manufacturing planning from the BOM and based on resource availability. I also managed the inventory with traceability. After a few years I added extended functionality for short term production programming, as well as a subset of features on ASP.NET with C# for a prospective new intranet app.


  • Languages

    Visual Basic 6 (VB6), PHP, SQL, Visual FoxPro, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, C#, JADE, Java, BASIC, C++, Pascal, Sass
  • Libraries/APIs

    Doctrine 2, Backbone.js, Underscore.js, jQuery, Node.js, jQuery UI, SyncJS, Mustache
  • Tools

    Microsoft Access, Asterisk, Adobe Photoshop, Apache, GitHub Pages, Eclipse IDE, Git, Perforce, Enterprise Architect, MySQL Workbench, CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, Apache Tomcat, Mocha, Mercurial, Apache Ant, CVS, Rational Rose, Inkscape, lighttpd, Subversion (SVN), Sublime Text 2
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Software Development, Prototype-based OOP, Unit Testing, REST, Procedural Programming, Continuous Integration (CI), OLAP, Scrum, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Dependency Injection, Inversion of Control
  • Other

    Web Development, VB.NET, Prototyping, VoIP, Unix Shell Scripting
  • Frameworks

    Zend Framework, Rational Unified Process (RUP), NHibernate, Hibernate, Compass, Symfony 2, Bootstrap, Guzzle, CodeIgniter, ASP.NET, Slim, Yii
  • Platforms

    NetBeans, Windows, Ubuntu, iOS, FreeBSD, Oracle
  • Storage

    MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, ADABAS, SQLite, PostgreSQL


  • Master's degree in Supply Chain Management and Technology
    2005 - 2006
    Universitat Ramon Lull - La Salle - Barcelona, Spain
  • Systems Engineer degree in Systems Engineering
    1994 - 2000
    Instituto Universitario Aeronautico - Cordoba, Argentina
  • Not completed, partially accepted for Systems Engineering degree in Electronics Engineering
    1992 - 1993
    Universidad Nacional de Cordoba - Cordoba, Argentina
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