Luis Antonio Sanchez

Previous positions

  • Junior Software Engineer at GreatCall
  • Lead Software QA (Embedded) at GreatCall

Education

University of California, Riverside, Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Engineering

 

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Background

Summary

It’s an amazing thing when your passion becomes your career. I’ve been lucky enough to live this truth for nearly 4 years, and counting. If we’re talking titles (eww)… I’m a Software Engineer on the clock and a general maker and DIY enthusiast on my own time. I find my biggest rush after conquering a challenge. Engineering is life. Keep learning. Keep growing. My pursuit of excellence is defined by focus, hard work, dedication, determination, and above all perseverance. What defines YOU?

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    GreatCall

    March 2019 – Present(7 months)

  • Junior Software Engineer

    GreatCall

    July 2017 – February 2019(1 year 7 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Member of a team developing a mobile-network connected, wearable MPERS device, built on a Linux platform, running on a Qualcomm chipset • Adherence to best practice OOP and Agile with Scrum methodologies • Daily duties include programming, code reviews, design and documentation, providing technical input, and problem solving

  • Lead Software QA (Embedded)

    GreatCall

    August 2015 – June 2017(1 year 10 months)San Diego, CA

    • Leading efforts to develop test automation framework to increase testing thoroughness and productivity. • Main responsibility is grey box testing for a mobile-network connected, wearable MPERS device, built on the FreeRTOS platform. • Daily duties include test plan creation, test case writing and execution, troubleshooting and root cause analysis, and thorough bug reporting.

  • Multimedia and Classroom Tech.

    University of California, Riverside

    March 2014 – August 2015(1 year 5 months)Riverside, California

    • A/V recording and editing for UCR online virtual classroom courses. • Troubleshooting smart-classroom technologies and A/V systems throughout campus. • Multimedia services for special university events such as commencement, fundraisers, and chancellor events.

Education

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • French

    Limited working proficiency

Projects

  • “Do You Even?” Forklift Pro

    November 2014 – December 2014

    “Do You Even?” Forklift Pro Custom lab for CS 122A at UC Riverside by Luis Antonio Sanchez and Kenneth Mayorga. It is a miniature forklift created to, well, be a forklift. It has a working forklift mechanism, a fully operational light and sound system, and can be driven and controlled by a custom Android app via Bluetooth.

    Team Members (2):
    • Luis Antonio Sanchez,
    • Luis Antonio Sanchez

Patents

Skills & Expertise

  • Event Planning
  • Leadership
  • Mobile Technology
  • Mobile Devices
  • Unit Testing
  • JIRA
  • Tutoring
  • Eclipse
  • System Integration Testing
  • Lua
  • Embedded Software
  • Embedded Linux
  • Bitbucket
  • Public Speaking
  • Automated Software Testing
  • Software Documentation
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Python
  • Software Implementation
  • API Development
  • FreeRTOS
  • Microsoft Office
  • Test Automation
  • Customer Service
  • Research
  • Linux
  • Embedded Systems
  • GPS Tracking
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Software Testing
  • Zephyr
  • C
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Mqtt
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • C++
  • Android
  • USB
  • Integration Testing
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Shell Scripting
  • Quality Assurance
  • Software Design Patterns
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Software Development
  • Sourcetree

Organizations

  • Toastmasters International – JitterJabbers

    VP of Membership and Treasurer

    June 2017 – March 2019