Carlos L. Zúñiga


Full Name:Carlos Luis Zúñiga Sibaja
Address:San Juan de La Unión, Cartago, Costa Rica.


To build and architect web applications that provide great value to the users, achieving maximum realiability, extensibility and maintainability through the use of modern software development techniques such as test driven development, pair programming, agressive refactoring and overall great attention to detail.



Technical Skills Soft Skills


Work Experience

May 2008 - present | | San José, Costa Rica

Software Engineer III

Project:Migration to Java EE/ATG of front and back office systems
Role:Software Developer and member of the Software Architecture Committee
Description:For this initiative the company is migrating all its front and back office systems to Java based systems. As part of this effort a new architecture and software development processes have been created looking to support the development of new applications to provide value to business users.
Technologies:JEE (JSPs, Servlets), JPA, Spring, Maven, JUnit, PostgreSQL, Oracle, ATG.

Dec 2004 - April 2008 | Avantica Technologies | San José, Costa Rica

Senior Software Engineer

Project:Development of Google's CRM
Role:Technical Leader
Description:For this project a new version of Google's internal CRM is being developed, where we have made it interoperable with other internal systems making as simple to deploy and monitor as possible. The system has been developed under an Agile/XP methodology allowing great flexibility.
Technologies:JEE (JSPs, Servlets), Webwork, Hibernate, JUnit, MySQL.

Project:Maintenance of Pointserve's Enterprise Service Optimization 3.x product
Role:Technical Leader
Description:Amongst the achievements accomplished in this project are: product stabilization and deployment in production with a client featuring hundreds of users. During the duration of this project I have been in charge of a group of up to 6 other software engineers spread across Costa Rica and Argentina, working in tandem with the team of developers in the United States
Technologies:J2EE 1.4 (JSPs, Session EJBs, JMS), Struts, iBattis, MS SQL, Jboss.

Project:Enhancements to Pointserve's Enterprise Service Optimization product 1.x (John Deere's deployment)
Role:Software Engineer
Description:For this project the usability and user experience was greatly improved, also new features were added helping the client fulfill its business needs.
Technologies:J2EE 1.4 (JSPs, Session and Entity EJBs, JMS), Struts, Oracle, JBoss.

Project:Analysis and Implementation of Babcock & Brown's BBEM Information Database
Role:Software Engineer
Description:In this project, we implemented a financial system to capture information and calculate leasing prices for assets. I was partially in charge of the analysis, design and implementation of this application along with a team of other 2 engineers.
Technologies:J2EE 1.4 (JSPs, Session and Entity EJBs, JMS), Struts, PostgreSQL, JBoss.


Master's Degree in Computer Science and Information Systems

2005 - 2006Universidad de Costa RicaSan José, Costa Rica

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Information Systems

2001 - 2004Universidad de Costa RicaSan José, Costa Rica