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Senior Software Engineer | Heredia, Costa Rica

Edson has been developing his career for more than 17 years in IT field, with deep knowledge in a variety of industries, like Financial, e-Commerce, Telecom. He has a solid technical background and has been strongly involved in middleware infrastructure management, cloud specialist (on-premises and public cloud providers) focused primarily on (IaaS, IaC, PaaS, SaaS), DevOps and OpenSource. Expertise in Java/J2EE, Micro-services, open source technology, and frameworks. Project Management guidelines, Agile methodologies like Scrum.

His 2018 goals are to develop his DevOps practice, Python skills especially for data science, get in-depth with blockchain technology, also tuned for AI knowledge. 

 

Domain areas:
Java Application Servers: Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle SOA Suite (OSB, BPEL, and BPM), Apache Tomcat.
Containers; Solid knowledge with Docker (Swarm), Kubernetes agnostic orchestration, Rancher.
Cloud; Amazon WebServices; (EC2, VPC, S3, ECS, route53, Cloud Formation)
Virtualization; KVM, Hyper-V technology, hands on with Vagrant with VirtualBox, also Vmware.CI/CD; (Infrastructure as Code) Ansible, Hashicorp Terraform stack for cloud provisioning, Jenkins.
Linux/SysOps; Solid hands-on with RedHat, Ubuntu, management of Web Servers, Load Balancers (Nginx, Apache) kernel isolation with cgroup and so on!
Programming/scripting skills; Python, Shell Script experience.
Data Management; Concepts of SQL Databases like Oracle DB, MySQL/Maria DB also with Non-SQL DB's as Redis.
Searching Tools; ElasticSearch, Apache SOLR and SPLUNK.
Collaboration tools; Confluence, JIRA, SCM as Github.
Microsoft Technology; Windows Servers, Active Directory.
Team player, a strong communicator, driven by Results, responsible, capable of dealing with critical environments. He speaks Portuguese natively, English (full professional proficiency) and advanced Spanish.
 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Splunk
  • WebSphere
  • SOA
  • Terraform
  • DevOps
  • Unix
  • JBoss Application Server
  • Weblogic
  • WebLogic
  • Kubernetes
  • Oracle SOA Suite
  • Shell Scripting
  • ITIL
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • Operating Systems
  • BPEL
  • Linux
  • Python
  • Tomcat
  • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Solaris
  • Oracle
  • SQL
  • Docker
  • BPEL
  • Business Intelligence
 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Intertec International – August 2016 – Present
Position: System Engineer
Description: Currently working in the position of System Engineer/DevOps practice, working with a staff of multi-cultural and different technical backgrounds. Overseeing the infrastructure, maintenance, software patching, support, and coordination of middleware applications for Wells Fargo, one of the major bank institution in the United States, banking and financial services with headquarters in San Francisco, California. Intertec International was founded in 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides IT Solutions to global companies in multiple disciplines and technologies.
Part of the main responsibilities included:

  • Administration, application release of Java Application Servers like WebLogic and Tomcat.
  • AWS management on daily basis operation (S3, Route53, EC2)
  • Configuration Management Systems - Ansible
  • Cloud provisioning with Terraform and CloudFormation.
  • CI/CD with Jenkins (build pipeline and Jenkinsfile)
  • Setup virtual environments with Vagrant
  • Containers - Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Screening interview process with new candidates.

Additionally, creation and rollout of scripts for several deployments and patching procedures using shell script, python. Involved in the major project of modernization of legacy and monolithic applications alongside with Development team into containers and cloud.

Markway / SOA Consultant  – February 2016 – August 2016
Position: Middleware / SOA Consultant
Description: Responsible for API Management implementation tool. Patching and update Oracle SOA Suite environment. Acting team lead responsible for resource management. Additionally, involved in implementation and administration of ElasticSearch to extract management reports and data business analysis.
Main account: Grupo Estacio de Sá

B2W - DIGITAL – May 2011 – February 2016
Position: Middleware / SOA Specialist
Description: Senior resource at the greatest e-commerce company in Latin America, middleware consultant, specialized in working with J2EE environments, integration systems, also, installation, management, and projects definition. continuous deployment, patching, critical servers tuning, troubleshooting and environment maintenance. Working aside with business and development teams.

Develop and ensure compliance with the Project Plan (Scope, Cost, Time, Quality, Communication etc.), baseline creation of requirements, schedule, and cost.

Claro Brazil – Nov 2010 – May 2011
Position: Middleware Specialist
Description: Senior resource and responsible for creating and maintaining test environment of Big Telecom player in Brazil and Latin America. Oracle Service BUS, Oracle BPEL.

DSCON – Jan 2010 – Nov 2010
Position: Middleware SOA / Senior Consultant
Description: Middleware consultant in wide range of key accounts and projects, providing guidance, design, and hands-on in ongoing and critical environments too.
Main customer account : Grupo SEM PARA

DSCON – Aug 2007 – Dec 2009
Position: Java / SOA Analyst
Description: Middleware consultant, responsible for Installation, administration, and responsible for maintaining 24x7 customer production environment. The kick-off of major SOA project with a principal account.  Responsible for securing, to patch, avoid outages and new projects.

WebLogic Server
Oracle Service BUS
Oracle BPM

HP Enterprise Company – April 2004 – July 2007
Position: Infrastructure Analyst
Description: Support to maintain web applications, datacenter services, hosting, deployment, server’s management. Interaction with international teams located on USA / Europe and Australia. Hands on with virtualization with WebSphere server to host development environment.

EDUCATION

Language Skills
English : Professional proficiency
Spanish : Intermediate (Living in a Spanish Country : Costa Rica)
Portuguese : Native speaker

Udemy (remote training)  2018 - Currently taking on
Python (Selenium and Web Development)
AWS - Certification Preparation 2018 - Currently Taking on

JMS Streaming - Apache Kafka 2017 - Currently taking on

Alura – Caelum (remote training)

Docker Containers Period:  Nov/2015 – Jan/2016

DSCON – Training Period:  Mar/2014 – May/2014

Performance & Tuning SOA SUITE

Oracle Soa Suite 11g 

Sciensa Tecnologia - (SOA EXPERT) Period:  Feb/2011 - May/2011

SOA Formation

Oracle Service Bus 11g / BPEL 11g

KA SOLUTION SOFTWARE Period: 2008, 2002 and 2003

Oracle Service Bus 10g r3

MCSE – Windows Platform (2151-2152-2153-2154)

Microsoft Exchange – (1572/1573)

QUALITY SOFTWARE Period:  Oct/2008 – Nov/2008
WebLogic SystemAdministration 9/10

UTAH Linux Center Period: 2004
L101 – L104 – Advanced Administration Using Linux Systems

Universidade Uninove Period: 2002-2005
Course: Information Systems (Technologist)