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Nestor Alcantara

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Previous positions

  • Software Engineer at Self Employed
  • Front-End Software Engineer at Oportun

Education

Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, Bachelor’s degree, Computer Science

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Background

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    Trademark Bank

    January 2016 – Present(3 years 9 months)San Diego, CA

    Worked with other engineers building the main product of the company: a web application that attorneys and trademark owners can use to track and manage their trademarks, it monitors the activity of the user’s trademarks and sends notifications about critical dates and when new trademarks, that may infringe the user’s trademarks, are filed.

  • Software Engineer

    Self Employed

    June 2015 – January 2016(7 months)Greater San Diego Area

    Worked remotely as an independent contractor in the following projects: – Access control and contacts management system (Nashville, TN) Web and mobile apps development. – Foreign exchange rates mobile app (Jakarta, Indonesia) Developed a hybrid mobile app for currency exchange rates using Apache Cordova to target three platforms: Android, iOS and Blackberry.

  • Front-End Software Engineer

    Oportun

    November 2012 – June 2015(2 years 7 months)Menlo Park, CA

    Worked in a team of front-end and back-end engineers to develop the company’s main web application which allowed the company’s account executives to submit, process, and disburse loan applications.

Education

  • Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana

    Bachelor’s degree, Computer Science

    2011 – 2015

Languages

  • Spanish

  • English

Skills & Expertise

  • Amazon EC2
  • Twilio
  • Git
  • Amazon Dynamodb
  • Visual Basic
  • JavaScript
  • Material Design
  • CSS
  • XML
  • PhoneGap
  • Bootstrap
  • JIRA
  • JSON
  • Play Framework
  • PostgreSQL
  • Zurb Foundation
  • Heroku
  • C#
  • AJAX
  • CoffeeScript
  • GruntJS
  • Bitbucket
  • Python
  • Backbone.js
  • RequireJS
  • Vagrant
  • Web Development
  • jQuery
  • Linux
  • Web Applications
  • Underscore.js
  • HTML5
  • AngularJS
  • Amazon S3
  • Github
  • Sublime Text
  • Responsive Design
  • Node.js
  • Django
  • MySQL
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • SASS
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • LESS
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
  • Java
  • SQL

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Nestor cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Children
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Science and Technology