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Joaquin Loustau

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Previous positions

  • Software Engineer I at Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
  • Software Engineer Intern at Edmunds.com

Education

Loyola Marymount University, Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science

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Background

Experience

  • Lead Software Engineer

    Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

    October 2018 – Present(1 year)Greater San Diego Area

    • Lead development team incorporated with mixed resources of staff, contractors and outsourced developers in multiple locations • Architect, develop and deploy a custom email marketing application to address ongoing brand leakage and ineffective email nurturing campaigns • Design, develop and ship a multi-system custom email service for data enrichment that saves the company $70,000 monthly

  • Software Engineer II

    Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

    March 2018 – Present(1 year 7 months)Greater San Diego Area

    •Established and implemented efficient SDLC processes and DevOps that eliminated unnecessary and costly complexities in the company’s technologies, produced high-quality releases, and accelerated time-to-market • Developed an automated lead duplicate detection process that simultaneously sanitized existing data and enriched profiles. The 6 months following the implementation saw an average reduction of 3 weeks in the sales cycle • Coordinated development and implementation of automatic user provisioning system, eliminating the need for manual configuration steps

  • Software Engineer I

    Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

    August 2016 – March 2018(1 year 7 months)San Diego, California

    • Increased responsibilities after 6 months by being elected to ensure data integrity during member management system migration involving tens of millions of records • Identified architectural improvements in the Enterprise Service Bus resulting in an increase in systems integration performance by as much as 15% • Overhauled legacy online membership application to be compliant with PCI-DSS certification

  • Software Engineer Intern

    Edmunds.com

    June 2015 – April 2016(10 months)Santa Monica, CA

    • Facilitated clean up efforts and code quality of front-end artifacts • Worked with product, development and design teams on supporting product feature development for next generation website framework • Recipient of Spot Award, given to employees who have demonstrated outstanding achievements above and beyond the scope of their roles

  • Laboratory Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science

    Loyola Marymount University

    January 2013 – April 2016(3 years 3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Assisted Lab Manager with special projects. • Monitored and aid students while performing assigned experiments. • Held office hours for any post-class questions

  • • Implemented a BDI Model in existing JavaScript program. • Incorporated the BDI model into the existing software to support inter-agent collaboration. • Designed UML Diagrams to illustrate the module and be used in staff workshops.

  • Aided in developing a new paradigm for teaching Artificial Intelligence concepts by implementing an experimental approach modeled after the lab sciences

Education

Languages

  • Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • French

    Elementary proficiency

  • Italian

    Elementary proficiency

  • Latin

    Elementary proficiency

Projects

  • Grapevine

    August 2015

    Grapevine is an application that pulls posts from social media pages and using natural language processing, aggregates a list of events that the user would be interested in.

    Team Members (4):
    • Joaquin Loustau,
    • Jeff Fennell,
    • Matthew Flickner,
    • Rachel Rivera

Skills & Expertise

  • GCC
  • Leadership
  • JavaScript
  • Easily Adaptable
  • Resourceful in the completion of projects
  • Critical Thinking
  • C#
  • Corel Draw
  • Ruby
  • C/C++
  • Go
  • Python
  • Linux
  • Skilled Multi-tasker
  • Teamwork
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • LaTeX
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • C++
  • Android
  • Vim
  • HTML
  • Mac OS
  • Java
  • iOS
  • Windows

Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I

    Salesforce, License 18388811

    March 2018

  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II

    Salesforce, License 19341707

    November 2018

  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder

    Salesforce, License 19306953

    October 2018

  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect

    Salesforce, License 9655

    April 2019

  • Salesforce Certified Data Architecture and Management Designer

    Salesforce, License 20029356

    April 2019

  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer

    Salesforce, License 19919130

    March 2019

  • Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer

    Salesforce, License 20148072

    May 2019

  • Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer

    Salesforce, License 20153719

    June 2019

Courses

Loyola Marymount University

  • Game Design
  • Modern Web Applications
  • Computer Graphics
  • Operative Systems
  • Language Translation and Implementation
  • Computer Programming
  • Programming Lab
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Computer Systems Organization
  • Interaction Design
  • Introduction to Theory of Computation
  • Programming Languages
  • Logic Design
  • Introduction to Methods of Proof

Honors & Awards

  • Ignatian Award

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2016

    Together with the Marian Award (given to a singular female in the graduating class), the Ignatian Award is the highest university recognition given to a student who has demonstrated selfless service, ethical leadership, and academic excellence.

  • Presidential Citation Award

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2016

    Presented to outstanding graduating seniors who have combined excellence in the classroom with effective service and leadership in the University community.

  • Arete Award

    Marymount Institute, Loyola Marymount University

    April 2016

    Arete (ah-rey-TAY) is the Greek word for goodness, excellence, and character of virtue. The Arete Award, sponsored by the Marymount Institute, honors graduating senior students who have demonstrated their commitment to service and justice through off-campus volunteer service, especially with the poor and marginalized.

  • Sr. Raymunde McKay, RSHM Award

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2016

    Presented to graduating seniors who have excelled as leaders and servants, the recipients of this award are catalysts for change; have assumed leadership roles that have motivated their peers to challenge themselves and to challenge others; enriched the quality of campus life by building school spirit and by creating a positive and respectful community.

  • Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honors Society

    March 2015

    Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit institutions of higher education, recognizes those students who distinguish themselves in scholarship, loyalty and service. The only honor society permitted to bear the name Jesuit, ΑΣΝ encourages its members to a lifetime pursuit of intellectual development, deepening Ignatian spirituality, service to others, and a commitment to the core principles of Jesuit education. Student membership is only conferred upon four percent of the junior and senior class who truly distinguish themselves in rigorous scholarship, loyalty to the ideals of Jesuit education, and service to others.

  • Eta Sigma Pi National Honors Society

    March 2014

    Eta Sigma Phi is an honorary collegiate society for students of Latin and/or Greek. Members are elected by local chapters which have been chartered by the society.

  • Dr. Renée Harangue Award for Service and Leadership

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2014

    Presented to members of the sophomore class who have excelled as leaders and servants. This award recognizes growing excellence in fostering the University’s mission; and advocating for local and/or global justice issues; generous service to LMU and the community; inspiring and galvanizing students through a program with positive, universal impact; and collaborating with others.

  • Sr. Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M Award for Service and Leadership

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2013

    Presented to first year students who have effectively established themselves as emerging campus leaders. Dolan Award recipients show great promise for a successful and consistent leadership career at LMU.

  • Outstanding Computer Science Freshman Student Award

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2013

    Award presented to a single outstanding Computer Science student of the First Year Class.

  • Summa Cum Laude

    Colegio Seminario

    August 2012

  • Top in Uruguay International Certificate of Education

    University of Cambridge

    December 2001

  • Top in Uruguay IGCSE Chemistry, Business Studies

    University of Cambridge

    December 2011

  • Top in Uruguay IGCSE Information Technology

    University of Cambridge

    December 2010

  • Valedictorian Excellence Award

    Ivy Thomas Memorial School

    December 2009

    Award granted nine times in fifty years.

  • Fr. Alfred Kilp, S.J.

    Loyola Marymount University

    April 2015

    Presented to members of the junior class who have excelled as leaders and servants. The recipients of this award have challenged themselves and others; enriched the quality of campus life by building school spirit and by creating a dynamic and respectful community; and given selflessly in an attempt to make the University and community a better place.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Joaquin cares about:

  • Education
  • Environment
  • Science and Technology