vkareh.net

Professional javascript and node.js engineering for functional websites.

Skills

Operating Systems
Services and DevOps
Spoken Languages

Professional Experience

Microfinance Information eXchange

Washington, DC April 2011 - February 2014
In charge of the entire web-application stack and back-end data processing, leading the development efforts and successful release of several of the organization's web applications.
Created Collagen.js, a node.js + Backbone.js web framework to allow for fast development and deployment of many of the organization's internal websites.
Architected and developed MIX Reports using node.js, Backbone.js, CouchDB, and Redis to provide fast and dynamic reporting and analytics tool for microfinance data.
Developed and maintained MIX Market, a website that provides instant access to financial and social performance information covering thousands of MFIs around the world
Developed and maintained The MIX, the organization's public-facing website

Q, Ltd

Ann Arbor, MI
Created the event scheduling system for the SIGGRAPH (2010, 2011, 2012) conference website
Created the authentication system for FlockTag, a customer loyalty card system
Provided professional Drupal services for The Kresge Foundation, a national foundation dedicated to improve the life circumstances of the poor

BitSprout

San Francisco, CA October 2011 - November 2011
Provided professional Drupal services for The New Fulcrum Point website for Dell/IDG

NBC Universal

New York, NY February 2011 - May 2011
Provided professional Drupal services for Petside, a social networking website for pet lovers

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI
Provided professional Drupal services for Cell & Developmental Biology, an academic research reporting application
Created CollaborativeForms, a Drupal installation profile used for collaborative data collection of patient information used in multiple medical research registries

Johnson & Johnson

Ann Arbor, MI October 2010 - November 2010
Integrated a front-end Drupal installation with HealthMedia Fusion, a web service-based questionnaire system

Switchback

Ann Arbor, MI January 2010 - November 2010
Lead software engineer and architect for JSTOR, a non-profit source of academic content
Lead software engineer and architect for Open.Michigan, an open educational resources initiative from the University of Michigan
Lead software engineer and architect for Fit Kid Champions, a virtual platform for tracking kids' fitness activities
Lead software engineer and architect for AccessVision, Battle Creek's community access TV station

University of Michigan Health System

Ann Arbor, MI February 2007 - January 2010
Lead software engineer and architect for BMC2, a collaborative consortium of health care providers in Michigan. I developed several Drupal-based data collection and reporting systems that are currently in use by several dozen hospitals in the state of Michigan
Lead software engineer and architect for M-CORRP, the Michigan Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Reporting Program. I developed several Drupal-based data collection and reporting systems currently used by many hospitals throughout the world

Novacomm Security Systems, Inc

Trujillo Alto, PR; Kissimmee, FL February 2003 - April 2008
Developed embedded software used to detect earthquakes and explosions in order to automatically activate alarms and open emergency exits

Commoca, Inc

Mayagüez, PR October 2004 - August 2005
Developed a web application to integrate Bugzilla with CVS to provide a code review environment

Education

University of Puerto Rico

Mayagüez, PR B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduated Magna Cum Laude on June 2005
Vice-President, Association for Computing Machinery, Student Chapter, 2003
Member of the IEEE Computer Society, 2002 - 2005
Member of the Advanced Data Management Group, 2005 - 2007