Marco Antonio Bender, MBA, PMP, Developer in Miami, FL, United States
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Marco Antonio Bender, MBA, PMP

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Web Development Developer

Miami, FL, United States
Toptal Member Since
November 24, 2015

Marco is an IT engineer with ten years of experience in software development and project management. He's developed enterprise-level high availability and scalability systems based on location and mobility using ASP.NET and SQL Server. He has strong skills in C#, .NET, ASP.NET, SQL Server, Ext.js, jQuery, Ajax, JSON, REST, and Azure.



Preferred Environment

Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...project I've developed was a distributed database and business intelligence for a tracking platform.

Work Experience

Expert .NET Architect

2017 - PRESENT
SourceCode Partners
  • Planned and executed conversion of ASP.NET Web Forms ERP to an MVC responsive customer-facing website and CRM.
  • Reversed engineered legacy applications, re-evaluated business requirements, and improved processes.
  • Led a team of developers, providing technical leadership and architectural design.
  • Responded to customer requests evaluating business requirements and formulated a development plan.
Technologies: C#.NET

Senior Software Engineer

2016 - 2017
Alma CAM USA (via Toptal)
  • Planned and executed customization packages with automated processing for a computer-aided manufacturing project.
  • Designed and created programming development packages for controlling manufacturing robots.
Technologies: Scripting, Visual Basic, C#.NET

Senior C# Engineer

2016 - 2017
Source Code Partners (via Toptal)
  • Planned and executed migration of the back-end ERP integration from Great Plains to Navision with customer-facing website and CRM.
  • Designed and maintained an automated billing system with multiple credit cards operators as PayPal’s Payflow and Authorize.Net.
  • Responded to customer requests evaluating business requirements and formulated development plans.
Technologies: C#.NET

Chief Technology Officer

2008 - 2015
Mecomo Do Brasil S.A.
  • Planned and prioritized all project developments. Directed development teams in Brazil and Germany. Oversaw the company’s IT structure. Took part in executive and strategic decisions as part of the global management team.
  • Developed enterprise high availability and scalability systems based on location and mobility using ASP.NET and SQL Server; designed system architecture and devised a scalable platform for company’s products.
  • Designed and maintained distributed databases using SQL Server.
  • Maintained and remolded outdated projects in earlier frameworks.
  • Engineered private cloud infrastructure.
  • Implemented Agile methodologies for the company’s processes.
  • Guided and coached junior and senior developers.
Technologies: .NET

Senior Developer

2006 - 2007
Mecomo AG
  • Designed and developed an intelligent reporting application using SQL Server, Windows Forms, and Windows Services.
  • Designed and developed a mobile application for Windows Mobile.
  • Built web applications for Fortune 500 companies.
  • Maintained and remolded outdated projects in earlier frameworks.
  • Collaborated with a multicultural team. Reported to the Chief Technology Officer.
Technologies: .NET

Senior Developer

2005 - 2006
  • Developed integrated management systems. Reported to the department head and the IT director.
  • Created a business intelligence portal which guided the company in their next growth phase. The company’s point of sale (POS) customer base grew 800%.
  • Surveyed company processes to reorganize internal applications.
  • Built a web application using Adobe ColdFusion, JavaScript, Dreamweaver, and Sybase SQL.
  • Performed data mining and analysis with Sybase SQL.
Technologies: Adobe ColdFusion

Mecomo mecFLEET
A tracking platform for big logistics. It has high availability and scalability for its architecture and a very powerful business intelligence module.

ASAP Printing CRM
Designed and maintained customer ordering system with multiple products and customizations.

Utah Behavioral Services EMR
An electronic medical records (EMR) platform for a large network of mental health services. This includes complex features such as claim or remittance over EDI to multiple insurance payers, patient invoices and payment management, bookkeeping and financial statements, time scheduling and optimization, customer portal, and HR management.
2015 - 2017

Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

University of Miami - Miami, FL

2001 - 2005

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Porto Alegre, Brazil

MARCH 2017 - MARCH 2023

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute


Six Sigma Champion

University of Miami


Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)



Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)



Google Maps, Bing Maps, PayPal API, SQLite.NET, jQuery, React, LINQ


Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Excel, TFS, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project, Visual Studio, Adobe ColdFusion, Bitbucket, Git, RabbitMQ, DTS, Adobe Fireworks


ASP.NET, Ext JS, ADO.NET, ASP.NET Web Forms, .NET, Ember.js, ASP.NET MVC, Knockout (Knockout.js), Bootstrap


SQL, XML, Active Server Pages (ASP), HTML, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, C#, C#.NET, Visual Basic, SAS, Sass, R, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), VBScript


Spatial Databases, Scrum, REST, Agile Software Development, Mobile Development, Six Sigma, Requirements Analysis


Windows, Windows Phone 8, Windows CE, Azure, Windows Server 2008, Windows Mobile, Windows Server 2012, RStudio, Oracle


Database Performance, SQLite, Database Administration (DBA), Microsoft SQL Server, JSON, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, RavenDB, MySQL, NoSQL, Paradox

Industry Expertise

Project Management


Query Optimization, Web Development, Maps, OpenStreetMap, Ajax, Technical Project Management, Service, CSV, APIs, Windows Services, SOAP, Web Services, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Software Development, Data Analysis, Data Mining, RESTful Web Services, Project Planning, IT Project Management, Process Improvement, Scripting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Statistical Data Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Business Cases, SSL Certificates, Project Management Professional (PMP), Business, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Statistics, Statistical Modeling

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