Joaz Rivera

About me
Software Engineer from Nicaragua (UTC-6) with 10+ years of experience. I have worked on real-time projects in diverse business domains, diverse platforms and technologies. I have good knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile Methodology which helps in building “High-Tech” solutions for end users and results in low maintenance costs. My profile have experience in two sides: As Backend developer, I have strong experience with PHP 5, PHP 7, Symfony Framework, Laravel Framework, NodeJS Express for NodeJS and Python with Django framework. My experience includes DevOps, managing services over Amazon Web Services, including Amazon RDS, Amazon Lambda, Amazon Lightsail, Amazon EC2, Amazon API Gateway and Amazon Forecast for AI forecasting of future service demand. My experience also include working with real-time data delivery or real-time applications using Apache Kafka, PubNub and Ably.
Tech stack
Experience
Project Lead DeveloperAventon Tech Full-time
Project Lead Developer
Aventon Tech Full-time
01/2017 - Currently

My role include managing the development team and management of the architecture/design of the project based on AWS, managment of TCO, backend development of microservices to ingest real-time data and development of our APIs, as well, helping with the company’s strategy for using technological resources, ensuring technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely and evaluating and implementing new systems and infrastructure.

Technologies

Node.jsAWS Certified DeveloperManagementDesignLaravelAPIsArchitectureStrategy
Software EngineerRAIN Full-time
Software Engineer
RAIN Full-time
03/2013 - 07/2017

My role is develop server-side web application logic and integration of the work front-end developers do. Also, I do somethings front-end development as needed. My role as web developer include: Database creation, integration, and management—e.g., MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB. Server-side programming languages/frameworks, like Express.js, Rails, Django, PHP 5.6, PHP 7, Laravel 5.x, Symfony. Configure Web Server technologies—e.g., Apache, Nginx (popular for static content, like images, HTML or CSS files). Cloud computing integration—e.g., public cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, or private cloud environments. Content management system (CMS) development, deployment, and maintenance as Drupal, Wordpress. API development and API integration.

Technologies

PHPMySQLMongoDBDjangoLaravelSymfonyApacheAmazonDrupalPostgreSQL
Backend DeveloperCentralAmericaData.COM Full-time
Backend Developer
CentralAmericaData.COM Full-time
01/2012 - 01/2014

My main role was Web development, working with technologies such as HTML5 CSS3, Javascript (jQuery, scriptaculous) over a custom CakePHP system.

Technologies

JavaScriptjQueryHTMLCSSWebCakePHP
Backend Web DeveloperThe Sundown Group
Backend Web Developer
The Sundown Group
01/2011 - 12/2011

PHP and MySQL backend development.

Technologies

PHPMySQL
Backend DeveloperAmazingNicaragua.com Freelance
Backend Developer
AmazingNicaragua.com Freelance
02/2010 - 01/2015

This is a startup to promote the tourism of Nicaragua using a social network where people can share their experiences across the country destinations. Responsibilities and Objectives: I'm responsible from the requirements analysis, designed the logical structure of the website, mobile application, and database, has been developed the different functionalities of the social network such as users’ administration, different accessing levels for users, posts administration, comments administrations, profile administration, social network integration, etc. Technologies: Laravel 5.3 / PHP 7. PostgreSQL. Varnish. Zurb Foundation (HTML5, CSS3, JS) Amazon S3. DigitalOcean.

Technologies

PHPHTMLCSSVarnishMobileLaravelDigitalOceanAmazonIntegrationPostgreSQL
Senior Software EngineerJoazrivera.com Part-time
Senior Software Engineer
Joazrivera.com Part-time
11/2006 - 01/2013

I offer all kinds of Web Development services and have worked with various Open Source technologies as Drupal 7x and 8x, Wordpress, Laravel 5.x, PHP 5.x and 7, Ruby on Rails, Python/Django, NodeJS and technologies for front-end web development as AngularJS, ReactJS, Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation.

Technologies

PHPPythonDjangoWordPressAngularJSWebLaravelDrupalBootstrapRuby
Software EngineerCalero Pereira Construcciones Full-time
Software Engineer
Calero Pereira Construcciones Full-time
04/2006 - 12/2010

CMS website, ERM system, ERP system, CRM system in Microsoft .NET environment and Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

Technologies

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)ERPWindows.NET
Education
01/2017 - 01/2018
Self-Driving Car Engineer
Udacity
01/2002 - 01/2005
Computer Science
UNITEC
01/1999 - 01/2004
Computer Science
IBBS Honduras