Alejandro G. Carlstein Ramos Mejia


The main purpose of this blog is for me to return to the society the education and help that was given to me. Many posts in this blog are answers to questions I was given; as well as, things I wish to share with everyone.


City: Denver
State: Colorado
Zip code: 80211
Web Site:


US citizen, lived in Argentina since very young, I returned to the United States of America so I could know more about my country and continue my education. When searching for a company, I am looking to be part of an organization where I can contribute as a dedicated and reliable team member, while continuing to learn and grow professionally.  



IQNavigator – Westmister, Colorado (November 2015 – present)

Java Developer II

Coded, maintained, and tested application components in a collaboration environment using Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.

Project Examples:

•  IQN Compass VMS Platform: Vendor Management System developed by using JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, SCSS, Java and Groovy on Grails framework, RabbitMQ, Oracle Database 11g, SonarQube, Docker, Kubernetes, Splunk and Jenkins.

•  IQN Front Office VMS Platform: Vendor Management System developed by using Java on Spring framework, BEA WebLogic Server, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, Oracle Database 11g, Splunk and Jenkins.


Self-Employed – Vestal, New York (June 2014 – November 2015)

IT Consultant at Hourglass Applications

Providing services to the company Hourglass Applications. Involved in a variety of applications and research development.

Project Examples:

•    Browser Alexia: A browser for people with dyslexia.
•    Jog 101: A simple application based on the walk/run technique.  

The Raymond Corporation – Greene, New York (March 2012 – May 2014)

Programmer Analyst IV

The Raymond Corporation is a Toyota material handling solution provider company. Acted as project leader designing, coding, testing, documenting and maintaining large complex programs. Provided leadership, support, and technical guidance to all levels of personnel over technical, programming, and system related issues.

Project Examples:

•    IBM WebSphere Cast Iron: Designed, coded, tested, documented and maintained integrations which synchronize information between different databases such as AS400, MS SQL Servers, and cloud solutions such as Oracle CRM on Demand and Big Machines using SOAP and REST web services.
•    Suppliers Center: Maintained and expanded website running on Apache Tomcat 5.5 using JavaScript, jQuery, and JSP with functionalities that included accessing multiple databases (MS SQL Server, AS400, and MS Access 97), reporting, plus providing email services.
•    Asaichi Strips: Designed, coded, tested, documented and maintained website running on ColdFusion 8.0 and 9.0.2 accessing databases (MS SQL Server and AS400) and providing export services (CSV, XLS, and PDF). Agile programming approach similar to SCRUM was used when building this system.
•    Contractor Manager System: Redesigned RMIS for Human Resources department, coded using PrimeFaces framework, tested, documented and maintained website running on Apache Tomcat 7.0/8.0 with access to MS SQL 2012 Server database.
•    HR E-Application: Modified website running on ColdFusion 8.0 with functionalities that included accessing to MS SQL 2008 and email services.
•    Atlassian Jira and Confluence: Used Groovy to export tickets from TrackIT! into Jira and MDR structure into Confluence.
•    PLM Report: This is a lifecycle management report system. Worked in collaboration to build the user interface using JavaScript, jQuery, and CFML in the back end. This website was running on ColdFusion server 8.0
•    Microsoft SharePoint: Export documentation from Atlassian Confluence into Microsoft SharePoint.  

Hourglass Applications – Binghamton, New York (May 2011 – March 2012)

Programmer and Developer Involved in an application development for Android phones and Nook tablets using Java and Eclipse, in partnership with David W. Corrigan, MS (Phone: 607.239.2702).

Project Examples:

•    Cupid for Stupid for Android and Nook: This application was built using Java and Eclipse.

    o    Google Market URL: Go to Cupid-4-Stupid in the Google Market

    o    Barnes & Noble Market URL: Go to Cupid-4-Stupid in the Barnes & Noble Market
•    Cupid for Stupid website: This website was built using JavaScript, PHP, and Adobe Photoshop CS3.
    o    URL:

Staples – Vestal, New York (2008 – 2010)


Sales and customer services.  

Broome Community College – Binghamton, New York (January 2007 – December 2008)

Computer Lab Student Support

Maintained a positive learning environment in the computer laboratory and provided instructional support service to credit students. Provide support to students on topics such as Visual Basic, Visual C# .NET, Visual C++ .NET, Structured Programming, Object Oriented Programming, Microprocessors and Assembly Language Programming, Data Structures, Problem Solving and Communication Tools, and Digital Logic.

Fusion Development, Inc. – Coral Springs, Florida (January 2004 –  December 2006)

Project Manager in Charge of Applications Development

In-depth expertise in all aspects of business application life cycles including training, project management, analysis, and programming. Worked with clients to identify their business requirements and translate them to IT.

Project Examples:

•    13angel: Acted as project leader by designing, testing, and documenting a 3D visualization tarot software built on Visual C++ and Direct 3D. Also, designed, coded, tested and documented CD recording system for software distribution using JavaScript, PHP, and Linux command line for CD-ROM recording.
•    Eurocoach, Inc.: Eurocoach is a company that restores and fabricates Ferraris, racing and Italian cars. This website was built using Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Fireworks, JavaScript and PHP.
•    Tic-Tac-Toe 3D for BluePepper Technologies, Inc.: Acted as project leader by designing, testing and documenting 3D tic-tac-toe for BlackBerry market built using C.
•    Fusion Development, Inc.: Website build using Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Fireworks, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL
•    Tango Advertising Banners: Designed advertising banners using Macromedia Fireworks for Tango Group in Miami, Florida.  

BluePepper Technologies Inc. – Coral Springs, Florida (January 2003 – December 2004)

Software Designer

Developed, designed, and wrote PHP programs that were instrumental in the success of four projects related with telephone and wireless technology; also, maintenance of the company website. Performed installation, maintenance, configuration, and repair PC Networks.

Project Examples:

•    MTeam: Instant conferencing for business subscribers. URL: Go to MTeam
•    Ping: Instant conferencing for young adults and teens. URL: Go to Ping
•    SvMS: Short voice message services. URL: Go to SVMS
•    PASS: Patient automatic scheduling services.
•    BluePepper Technologies, Inc.: Maintained website using JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL All projects interfaces were built using JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Macromedia Flash, and Macromedia Fireworks.

APEX Voice Communications – Coral Springs, Florida (October 2001 – December 2004)

Web Programmer / Designer

Started in the company creating, developing and maintaining the APEX Reseller Program website using ASP, JavaScript, Macromedia Flash and Macromedia Fireworks with functionalities that included database access (ODBC to MS SQL and MS Access), email services, callback, and others. Performed development of telephone applications and installation; maintenance, configuration and repair of PC Networks.  

Ecconet S. A. – Buenos Aires, Argentina (March 2000 – June 2001)

Technicial Support

Maintenance, configuration and repair of PC Networks.  



Languages: Java, Swift, C, C++, C++/CLI, C#, Objective-C, CFML, PHP, CSS, Scala, haXe, Bash, Groovy, VBScript, JavaScript, ActionScript, Haskell, Prolog, Assembly
Databases: Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008 R2/2012, MySQL 4.0/5.0/5.5, Microsoft Access 97/2000/2003/2010, dBase III Plus
Frameworks: Grails, PrimeFaces, JSF, .NET, ASP 
Technologies: JSP, Servlet
Libraries: ANSI, POSIX, STL, MFC, OpenGL, jQuery
Web Services: SOAP, REST, AJAX
Web Servers: IIS 6.0/7.0, Apache Tomcat 5.5/7.0/8.0, ColdFusion 8.0/9.0
Development Tools: IntelliJ 14/15, Xcode 6.2/6.3/6.4, NetBeans 7.0/8.0, Eclipse, IBM WebSphere Cast Iron, QT, Visual Studio 6.0/.NET 2003/2008, Omnivox, Microsoft FrontPage 2000
Version Control: Git, Perforce, SVN
Design Tools: Macromedia Flash 5/MX/MX 2004/CS3/CS6, Macromedia Fireworks 3/4/MX/MX 2004/CS3/CS6, Adobe Photoshop CS3
Project Tools: Microsoft Project
Operating Systems: Mac OSX 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10, Linux Ubuntu/Red Hat/Debian/Suse/Mint, Microsoft Windows 3.10/3.11/95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8, MS-DOS 4.01/5.0/6.22/7.0/8.0



SUNY Binghamton University Broome, New York (January 2009 – May 2011)

Bachelor in Computer Science

• GPA: 3.25/4.00
• ACM member

Broome Community College – Binghamton, New York (January 2007 – December 2008)

Associate in Computer Science

• GPA: 3.12/4.00
• Dean’s List 2007
• Computer Club and ACM member

Broward Community College – Coconut Creek, Florida (August 2002 – May 2006)

Course work in Computer Science

• GPA: 3.28/4.00
• President of the Computer Club

Escuela de Educación Técnica No. 3 – San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina (March 1995 – December 2000)

High-school and Technician in Electronics diploma  




Fluent in English and Spanish  



Jogging, sculpture, pottery, electronics, and motorcycling  



ExitCertified – Centennial, Colorado

• Working with Groovy and Grails – January 2016  

Broome Community College – Binghamton, New York

• Communicating at Work – June 2012

APEX Voice Communications – Coral Springs, Florida

• OmniVox 4.2 for Windows 2000 – August 2002  

CADIA Ed. Ctr. – Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Linux Operator and Administrator – December 2000
• Advanced C Programming – December 2000
• ASP 3.0 Programming – December 2000
• C Programming – June 2000
• Logical Programming – June 2000
• HTML, JavaScript – June 2000
• Microsoft FrontPage 2000 – June 2000  

Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Informática Dr. Carlos N. Vergara – Buenos Aires, Argentina

• PC Repairs – October 2000  

CIUA – Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Linux Operator – September 1999  

IBM Argentina – Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Visual Basic Programming – October 1997  

Compumatica – Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Operación PC (D.O.S. 6.2, Dbase III Plus) – February 1997  

Fundamentos Intelectuales para el Desarrollo de la Inteligencia y el Aprendizaje (F.I.D.I.A) – Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Aprender a Aprender (26 horas cátedra) – April 1995  

Genesis – Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Professional Write – November 1994


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