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Karenina Zaballa


Previous positions

  • SAP / ERP Analyst at San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Data Analyst – Contract at LoanHero


San Diego State University-California State University, Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Science




Experienced software developer who is interested in web development, mobile development, database design, product management, cybersecurity, and workflow and process design


  • Software Engineer


    September 2017 – Present(2 years 1 month)Greater San Diego Area

    – Trained and led backend team in completing 30% API builds, testing, and integration – Currently completing company’s JSON data cleansing, validation, and documentation of schema – Provided mentoring and led meetings for backend team in order to meet sprint deadlines – Made schema of existing relational database for refactor process – Full-stack web development using MySQL, PHP, Bootstrap, HTML5, HTTP, CSS3, AJAX, JavaScript, IonicJS and React.js – Integration of Google Maps in application and QR Codes with React.js – Mobile Application Development and manual testing using Ionic.js – Experience with version control systems using Git – Collaboration with entire company regarding features that should be included in the website and mobile application – Experience with full agile software development lifecycle – Data validation with PHP and MySQL – Researched features of reservation management software and presented it to team – Attended and networked for company at pitch competitions – Attended and marketed company products at networking events and career conferences

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  • SAP / ERP Analyst

    San Diego Gas & Electric

    March 2018 – January 2019(10 months)San Diego

    – Completed preparation of data and quantities for massive upload of over 3000 unstocked items in inventory – Processes excess inventory material movements in SAP – Ensures inventory quantities are accurate in SAP and physical count – Coordinates with SDG&E regarding inventory management processes and workflows – Organizes inventory of Distribution division to make sure each piece of material is accounted for – Tracks location and quantity of material within our plant’s domain – Prepares non-stocked items for SAP upload by collating information about each item – Coordinates with warehouse laborers daily in above tasks – Trains SAP Analysts that will be on other sites under the same contract for similar tasks

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  • Data Analyst – Contract


    December 2017 – January 2018(1 month)Greater San Diego Area

    – Worked with various teams to generate financial reports that exhibit company’s financial standing – Excel (Pivot Tables), Google (Office Suite), Salesforce, PostGreSQL – Strong familiarity with administrative software, such as Salesforce and LoanHero Dashboard system

  • Technical Administrative Assistant

    Consolidated Building Systems, Inc. (CBSI)

    June 2015 – December 2017(2 years 6 months)Point Loma, CA

    – Troubleshot software and hardware issues; software used: SAP, MS Office, Office 365, Sharepoint, Skype for Business, Archibus, Cisco Meeting Place, LogMeIn, Malwarebytes – Responsible for software updates, document control, and meeting deliverables – Provided technical assistance – employee software training – Verified and adjusted project budgets during project scope changes – Consistently coordinates with SDG&E (San Diego Gas & Electric) regarding project deliverables – Responsible for coordinating with project contractors, engineers, and vendors to complete project closeout documentation for SDG&E – Arranged and attended team meetings to track project milestones and plan next steps – Familiarized myself with project management process from writing proposals, BWAs, and FEWAs to gathering documents for project closeout

  • Student Ambassador

    Cuyamaca College

    August 2011 – February 2012(6 months)



  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Filipino

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Spanish

    Limited working proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • UNIX Utilities
  • Pseudocode
  • Leadership
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • XML
  • Data Analysis
  • GIS Application
  • Project Management
  • Archibus
  • English
  • Public Speaking
  • Python
  • Microsoft Office
  • Android Development
  • Customer Service
  • Research
  • Management
  • Strategic Data Analysis
  • Teaching
  • Project Planning
  • Photoshop
  • Teamwork
  • Github
  • C
  • MySQL
  • C++
  • Biology
  • Android Studio
  • HTML
  • Bash
  • SharePoint Administration
  • Programming
  • Java
  • Calculus
  • SAP
  • Software Development


San Diego State University-California State University

  • Computer Security
  • Geographical Information Systems with Java
  • Data Structures
  • Computer Architecture
  • Programming Languages(C, C++, Python, Lua)
  • Java Part II
  • Scientific Database Techniques (MySQL,NoSQL,MonoDB) and Web Languages (XML,PHP, Javascript)

Grossmont College

  • C++
  • Java Part I
  • Introduction to Programming Logic

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Choir Member

    Corpus Cristi Catholic Church

    2007 – November 2012

    Assisted Choir Director with: Powerpoint presentations Equipment setup Cantoring

  • Volunteered at Employment Health Services

    Scripps Mercy Chula Vista

    May 2013 – August 2013(3 months)Health

    (May 3, 2013 – August 31, 2013) Assisted Head Nurse in: – Wellness Welcomes – TB testing(PPD) – Immunizations – Filing and Office Organization – Making appointments – Respirator Fittings

Causes Karenina cares about:

  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services