Employment
MARAGUZ Web Designs
San Diego CA.
Software Developer
Aug. 2022 to Current

• Working on building or fixing client websites at my own web developer agency.  Clients are in the fields of Immigration Law, Psychology and Pubs (WordPress-WooCommerce).

• Develop website to user specification by meeting with clients to discuss what they want (User story).

• Audited client site to make sure their site meets web accessibility guidelines and made proper changes.

• I am also making my own photography website called Lens Hooche Reviews.

Microsoft
Redmond, WA.
Microsoft (via Aerotek-- LEAP Apprenticeship)-Software Engineer
Jan. 2020 to July 2020

• Worked on a project with 12 other engineers (4.co team) called Helium. Repositories that help guide Walmart and other Microsoft customers onboard their applications onto Azure.

• Developed an application on GitHub called Web Validate (WebV), which is a reusable deep validation tool for testing web and Web API applications.

• Developed an application on GitHub called Helium C#, which is a secure App Services with Key Vault and Managed Identity. Application can be used as reference and starting point to build a secure web app using Azure services.

Bloom Institute of Technology
Remote
Bloom Institute of Technology - Section Manager (WebPT#5)
Feb. 2019 to Jan. 2020

• Managed a team of 8 student developers with helping them in understanding the Lambda curriculum before and after lectures  for the part time course.

• Provide code reviews for projects/code challenges in JavaScript.  Make sure their work is complete in their GitHub accounts.

• Lead daily stand up meetings via zoom in the afternoons to identify goals for the day/next day as well as update the team of any current school events.

• Provide student support to students that may need help for the project they are working on.  This included going on a zoom call to offer ideas on how to approach their projects, debug and make sure that pull requests are good to be merged to the master branch of the project.


Remote
Bloom Institute of Technology- Section Manager (NEXT)
Nov. 2018 to Mar. 2019

• Managed a team of 12 student developers with helping them in looking for Software Developer positions in their markets for Lambda School's post graduate program.

• Provide code reviews for projects in JavaScript, Python and C as well as review portfolios, blogs and student Git Hub accounts.

• Lead daily stand up meetings via zoom in the morning/afternoons to identify goals for the day/next day as well as update the team of any current school events.

• Provide student support to students that may need help for the project they are working on.

• Provide help in Web Development intro-course for incoming students (JavaScript).

City of San Diego
San Diego, CA.
Management Analyst- Literacy Tutor/Learning Coordinator
Nov. 2014 to May 2018

• Facilitate learner enrollment by conducting testing, assessment and counseling to determine program eligibility for students.

• Coordinate matching of learners with volunteer tutors for program; monitor tutor/learner progress; interview, train, supervise, and evaluate volunteer staff; develop and coordinate volunteer assessment counselor training programs.

• Maintain referral sources and other data to comply with reporting standards of program stakeholders.

• Make presentations to community agencies, human services programs, local businesses and schools to promote San Diego Public Library programs.

Costar Group
San Diego, CA.
Senior Research Analyst/Trainer
June 2005 to Sept. 2010

• Performed research for database information company compiling and analyzing information to generate many reports for the industry to use (ex: vacancy rates, absorption rates, analytics, comparable reports, etc.).

• Used excel tools like v-look ups/ chart to generate reports. Wrote reports for market on commercial real estate transactions and data.

• Was trainer for the research department my last 3 years at the company and was in charge of leading trainings for new hires as well as budget development for the department and other projects as a Budget Analyst (Projections, Reporting, Forecasting).

Education
U.C Riverside
Sept. 1997 to June 2002
B.A Economics with emphasis in Administrative Studies/MIS
Bloom Institute of Technology
Apr. 2018 to Apr. 2019
Bloom Institute of Technology is a 9 month immersive Computer Science & Engineering Academy that trains students to become Software Engineers.
Projects
Lens Hooche Reviews
2024 to Current

Currently building the premiere photography/videography gear reviews website on the internet.  Built with Wordpress/Elementor

Herra Wedding Application (FullStack)
Nov. 2019 to Jan. 2020

I was the team lead for this 8 week graduation project for team "Herra".   Managed 6  student developers and coded along as well.   App developed with JS/React/Redux/Node/Express.

Capstone Project: Symposium Forums
Mar. 2019 to Apr. 2019

Worked on an existing code base (Symposium forums) for 5 weeks with a group of 4 student developers to make further changes to the application to make it completely functional and ready to be used by the public.  In the forums we are now able to add groups, create new groups, we moved the dark mode section to the avatar section and created settings, team members (add members), create a discussion and CSS changes to make the site look good.  The app was created with React, Redux, Node and Express.

Microsoft LEAP
Jan. 2020 to July 2020

Worked on Helium with 12 engineers.   The main focus of this engagement was to create applications in GitHub that can be used as reference and a starting point (fork-and-go) to build a secure web app's for containers service in Azure.  Was on team "4.co" with Microsoft working on developing Web API's. I mainly worked on the C# and WebValidate repositories as well as typescript and java.

Skills
Tech
HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Git
Node
React
MongoDb
Docker
Express
C#
.NET
SQL
WordPress (Elementor)