BUILDING TEAMS SINCE 2015.
Since I’m 6 years old and Commodore 64 PCs were still a thing I did my first steps with coding. Since then I went through all the stages of the software development cycle and I now know exactly what is needed to bring a new software product to life.
In 2015 I started to dedicate myself to build, manage and lead teams around software projects. During this time I have proven the Scrum & GitFlow effectiveness and efficiency to drive teams to success. With the help of tools such as Jira and continuous integration (pipelines), I bring more visibility to these methodologies, allowing delegation, autonomy, and cohesiveness to the team producing quality software at a good pace.
Technology is improving every day, faster than our ability to pick it up, for this is so important these tools and methodologies are adapted to every situation to get the most out of the resources maximizing its benefits and outcomes. To accomplish this, it’s necessary to implement said methodologies in an incremental way motivating and coaching the team, increasing their autonomy, problem-solving, and integrity.
After many challenges, I developed the skill of what I call Talent Management. Managing a software development team to develop complex products requires both, technical, hard and soft skills. Nowadays, companies are hungry for this as the technology is getting very popular, the field is too competitive and the need of having multiple teams that can work effectively in different parts of a project is mandatory.
TRUST PROCESSES NOT INDIVIDUALS.
The main abilities that give the best results in building and managing teams are not technical, instead, the ability to communicate, find problems, and identify solutions as a team. A team lead position requires to see ahead and be proactive instead of reactive.
Any task, job, process, has to be planned before its implementation, even more, when other people are involved.
Clear and consistent processes, tested every day in practice are the basis for success.
Nothing is permanent! Same as software evolves while exists, processes and teams do too.
THERE IS ALWAYS A TOOL.
My skills are very varied from backend to frontend, through DevOps and WordPress, Linux systems, Scrum, GitFlow, among others. I would describe all of my skills as tech-savvy. I can identify a technical solution for a problem by just thinking about it, I can see its code before is even written, I can see its components and modular structure as well. Just let me know what the problem is and I will find out a solution and draw a plan to execute it.
THE USER MUST COME FIRST.
The sum of all my skills makes me a perfect candidate to drive teams to success. I have plenty of experience working in different complex environments that gave me the necessary skills to make the right decisions always having the client at the center.
I have developed several products which I’m very proud of that are currently serving clients around the world.
“GoBokly is a platform that hosts many services, GoWeb, GoCommerce, GoJob, and GoBookly, each one is a multi-tenant WordPress project that gives the ability to generate websites on-demand with specific functionality. GoWeb is meant to create websites, GoCommerce to build eCommerce sites, GoJob to build job portals, and GoBookly to create simple websites with booking capabilities.”
“ArtisanUI is a Laravel package that provides a responsive frontend panel to check and execute CLI commands. It is open-source and I have used it many times to manage mini production applications I developed for small clients.”
“Onirogram is a product built using Jigsaw for its landing page and Vuejs on top of Ionic to deliver a PWA using Firebase for its backend. The application is a real-time to-do application based on the idea described by Timoty Ferris in his best-seller book 4-hour workweek.”
“Trusty is a product that’s being sold in Codecanyon that I have done during the lockdown using Angular that I used to learn Firebase. It provides a UI and a connection to both Firebase and WordPress. It is a mobile frontend for a WordPress site connected to Firebase for social login and some basic storage.”
“Bookly mobile and is a product created on top of the very popular Bookly plugin to help users go mobile by creating a mobile app that can be connected to their WordPress site using Bookly plugins.”
“Bookly Mobile Pro is an extension of Bookly Mobile that gives support to some of the Bookly existing add-ons.”
“Bookly REST is a product that was created while building Bookly Mobile and Bookly Mobile Pro and isolated to be sold standalone. It exposes the Bookly plugin functionality to a simple WordPress REST API.”