Omar Maya, Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Omar Maya

Verified Expert  in Engineering

System Administrator and Software Developer

Montreal, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
May 13, 2022

Omar is an experienced software developer and system administrator with experience in the banking sector. Most of his development experience focuses on JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, and Linux shell back-end development. He has worked with frameworks including CodeIgniter, Laravel, Bootstrap, Google Geocoding API, Moment.js, and OpenWeatherMap. In systems administration, Omar is an expert in automation scripting, Unix/Linux, and Veritas-based storage foundations in data centers.


BladeLogic Server Automation, Automation, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Networks...
BBVA Mexico
LDAP, Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (ODSEE)...
Online Performance Marketing
PHP, MySQL, SDKs, Kohana, WordPress,




Preferred Environment

Linux, Sublime Text, Solaris, Shell, JavaScript, Laravel, PHP, Bootstrap, Git, MySQL

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a lost-and-found web application called that has been used to revolutionize how lost items are retrieved securely worldwide.

Work Experience

Technical Expert in Infrastructure Management

2013 - 2021
  • Developed multiple building and patching scripts for 1,300 Unix/Linux servers inventory in an enterprise environment to drastically reduce time spent patching a server requiring an OS expert from four hours to 15 minutes, which ran automatically.
  • Repurposed and improved all old documentation to reflect new processes that had been automated with BMC BladeLogic using network shell scripting automation.
  • Won five Atos accolades in client satisfaction and leadership between 2016 to 2019.
  • Helped compound high severity incident data in ServiceNow reporting to identify problem servers and configuration issues.
  • Repurposed and improved build deployment scripts in BMC BladeLogic for automated builds via VMware and Ldoms infrastructure utilizing NSH.
  • Acted as a Solaris specialist working with T4, M500, and E25K platforms and running Solaris 10 and 11 SPARC domains.
Technologies: BladeLogic Server Automation, Automation, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Networks, Veritas Cluster Server, VMware, EMC VMAX, NetApp, Shell Scripting, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, BladeLogic

Systems Engineer

2012 - 2013
BBVA Mexico
  • Executed banking customer enterprise data migrations within LDAP and helped improve security configurations in web service proxy components in IBM Tivoli access manager.
  • Improved shell scripts to collect server configuration and capacity data, drastically improving our capacity planning and server deployment processes.
  • Tracked bugs and server capacity planning in our server shell deployment scripts, making sure server configurations were up-to-date to financial security standards to update the Configuration Management Databases (CMDB).
  • Assisted in making our build processes more efficient via virtualization build script deployments in BMC BladeLogic utilizing golden image baselines across more than 1,000 Unix servers in inventory.
Technologies: LDAP, Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (ODSEE), IBM Tivoli Access Manager (TAM), Solaris, Unix

PHP Developer

2011 - 2012
Online Performance Marketing
  • Developed new sites for small- to medium-sized businesses and LLCs using LAMP, Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, developing virtual host and web applications, and creating and utilizing WordPress templates.
  • Enhanced the client base from five to 50 clients and improved the workflow of the new web development department.
  • Introduced Facebook SDK for small-sized clients to gather information from their potential customers.
Technologies: PHP, MySQL, SDKs, Kohana, WordPress,

Associate Web Producer

2010 - 2011
American Airlines
  • Co-managed and created new web standards from the publishing perspective of the group.
  • Helped supervise video deployment for via Brightcove.
  • Developed expandable and maintainable pages in HTML and CSS.
  • Introduced jQuery and JavaScript methods to the production group for long-term use.
Technologies: CMS-2, jQuery, JavaScript, Akamai, Brightcove, E-publishing, CSS, HTML

Junior Web Developer

2008 - 2009
Ludwig IT Services
  • Improved the client project scope and development for 25+ small-business clients.
  • Introduced in-house Linux website hosting for small-business clients via virtual hosts.
  • Presented eCommerce, PHP, and MySQL web development for small-business clients.
Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Photoshop CC, Flash - The Internet's Lost and Found
Developed a Laravel app, built with Bootstrap and JavaScript running in a virtual Linux environment. I am the co-creator and main developer for this app. It utilizes various libraries and features to connect to Laravel, which include Mailgun, GeoIP features, PDF generating libraries, social network login APIs, and QR Code generating and reading
2020 - 2022

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK, Canada

2005 - 2008

Associate's Degree in Multimedia Web Design

Richland College - Dallas, TX, USA


ServiceNow Certified System Administrator



Red Hat Certified System Administrator

Red Hat


Oracle Certified Professional



Vue, Social APIs,, jQuery


Shell, Sublime Text, VMware, ADT, Git, Veritas Cluster Server, Photoshop CC, Flash


Laravel, Bootstrap, Kohana


Solaris, Unix, Linux, WordPress, Brightcove


JavaScript, C, Java, Python, PHP, MIPS, Assembly, CMS-2, CSS, HTML


Interface Design, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Automation




System Administration, Ethics, Professionalism, IT Project Management, BladeLogic Server Automation, Shell Scripting, RHEL, ServiceNow, Software & Hardware Maintenance, Interactive Systems, Recursion Testing, Sorting Algorithms, Version Control, Libraries, Software Development, QR Codes, Networks, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, LDAP, Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (ODSEE), IBM Tivoli Access Manager (TAM), SDKs, Web Development, Multimedia Design, Business Ideas, Akamai, E-publishing, BladeLogic

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