Jairo Gatjens

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
email: jgatjens@gmail.com

SUMMARY

I’ve been working as a Software Engineer for more than 11 years leading teams to overcome huge hurdles with tight timelines and demanding challenges. Some of the most important companies and projects I’ve worked for include: ni.com, OrTracker App, mergeworld.com, wunderground.com, 18techs, criticalmass.com, www.cafebritt.cr, hangarworldwide.com, www.pcfinancial.ca, Clorox - Britta+, Jerry Garcia and among others.

SKILLS

  • Extensive programming experience using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Nodejs.
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and applications rapidly.
  • Javascript (React, Angular 1/2, React Native, Gulp, Webpack, Rollup).
  • Redux, Observables, Promises, ngrx, graphql, Storybook.
  • HTML5, CSS | (Less | Sass | css modules | style components).
  • Nodejs, Ruby (junior) | Jekyll, Middleman, PHP | WordPress.
  • Microsoft Visual Basic, C#, C++, PASCAL.
  • Databases: Mongo, SQL, MySQL and Microsoft Access, Postgres.
  • Servers: Apache, Tomcat, Nodejs.
  • Environments: Mac, Ubuntu, Windows.

WORK HISTORY

hangarworldwide.com

Technology Lead

Jan 2020 - current

  • Career developer
  • Work on ni.com projects
  • Create unit tests for ni.com projects
  • Custom storybook components (angular and vanilla javascript)
  • Create a small design system for hangarworldwide.com
  • Create programs for people level skills
  • Talk directly with clients
  • Responsible for creating demos for clients
  • Follow Agile methodologies (Azure)
  • Create Figma prototypes
  • Help with ni.com design system
18techs.com

Full Stack Developer

Apr 2016 - 2019

  • Work on OrTracker React native app, Web App, and Node API.
  • Work for mergeworld.com.
  • Create multiple static and dynamic WordPress sites.
  • Create style guides for multiple sites.
  • Create SPA using react and angular.
  • Migrate www.wunderground.com to angular
  • Work with multiple APIs
  • Server side rendering with Expressjs
  • Unit test with jasmine
  • Use of Agile methodology (Jira)
  • D3 and D3 server side rendering
  • Foundation
hangarworldwide.com

Front End Lead

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

  • Generated a methodology for Code Reviews at least once a month within the Front–end department.
  • Fostered an environment to lunch and learn at least once a month
  • Acted as a leader in terms of technology in any project. Managed deliverables, raised flags (risks), and ensured that the project came on time and in compliance with the estimated.
  • Scheduled and conducted one on one at least every 15 days with all my team members.
  • Created tasks for people who were available.
hangarworldwide.com

Technical Lead

Apr 2014 - Aug 2015

  • Collaborated with the Technology Directors, Project Managers, Creative Leads, and Account leads to design, develop and deliver digital marketing projects on mobile, web, and desktop platforms.
  • Functioned as a leader and coordinator of the Application Developers, Web Developers, and Database Developers.
  • Ensured successful involvement of Project Management, Quality Assurance, and Release Engineering team members.
  • Assisted on the architecture and development of multiple projects.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Universidad Fidelitas, Costa Rica

— Bachelor’s in Computer Science

2005 - 2008

Universidad Latina, Costa Rica

— Electrical and Electronics Engineering

2011 - 2012