VICTOR LARA

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Software Developer who loves to get stuff done and learn new things. The kind of guy that perfers do attempt to do it himself even if he has no knowledge in the subject itself.

  • Victor Lara
  • Merced,Ca
  • lara.m.victor@gmail.com
  • (209) 720-7676
  • www.victorlara.me

Employment

  • Programmer Analyst II2013 - Present

    University of California, Merced

    Created reports using complex Oracle SQL queries that used Cognos to display them in the format requested. Create custom apps using Cold Fusion/Grails that incorportate into our Banner based environment.

  • Embedded Systems Engineer2012 - 2013

    Dps Telecom

    Created Web Application to replace the several year old DOS application, using a wide range of languages such as PHP(Zend Framework), JavaScript(Dojo Framework), Pascal, MySql, and HTML. Debugged/Tested currently used system and aided in the brainstorming process when complex probelms were encountered.

  • Web Application Developer2010 - 2011

    University of California, Merced

    Created, updated, debugged and maintained the campus room reservation system as well as the campus event calendar using a variety of programming languages such as HTML, PHP, SQL, CSS and JavaScript. Tested the robustness and efficiency of current and updated versions of web applications to ensure improved efficiency and stability. Documented and presented new features to clients to improve their adaptability.

Education

  • Computer Science & Engineering2006 - 2011

    University of California, Merced

    Obtained my degree in Computer Science & Engineering, took a wide range of computer sciences courses that covered topics such as algorithms, networking, databases, Artificial Inteligence, Architecture, and Graphics.

Programming Skills

  • Ojective-C

  • Php

  • Sql

  • Javascript

  • HTML

  • Java

  • C/C++

  • Grails

  • Pascal

Operating Systems

  • Apple OSX

  • Linux

  • Windows

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Projects

  • A Simple CalculatoriOS

    A Simple Calculator is an iOS app with a simplistic design. It aim at removing all the unecessary functions that msot peopel do not use and strives to look beautiful. This was a collaboration project with Ignition Labs & Sanros Ion. Ignition Labs supplied the design/concept and Sanros Ion created/programmed the app.
    Available on the App Store

  • Playhouse MercediOS Android Web

    The Playhouse Merced project consisted of an iOS & Android App as well as a custom backend/frontend system that allows the client to easily update the content on the apps and site in one place. It was built from scratch by Nicolas Raboy & I under our soon to be company Central Valley Developers

  • Pocket SignalAndroid IOS Web

    PocketSignal is an app that will automatically send out your location coordinates to up to three people once a pre-determined time has passed. This is great for those who like to take risks but have over-protective friends/parents. The app is being created in collaboration with Nic and Alex for 59Days of code(An app competion for the central valley). You can find more information on the app and sign up to be notified when the app is ready Here

  • UC Merced Wireless ConfiguratorAndroid

    UC Merced Wireless Configurator creates a wifi profile with the correct settings to allow you to connect to UC Merced's wireless network. Username and Password are not stored in the application and are solely used to create the profile. Available on the Play Store.

  • Honey Hide WidgetAndroid

    Honey Hide Widget is a simplistic widget that allows you to hide the system bar so you can gain that extra screen real estate. It is intended to be used on the HTC Flyer with hardware keys enabled. Requires Honey Comb and Root Access! Source available on Github App Available on the Play Store

  • Cattracker(Still Under Construction)Web

    System for displaying Bus route information for UC Merced. Also allows easy administration for quick updates, Created in collaboration with Francisco Velazquez. Created using Zend Framework, google maps, jquery, and many other technologies. Source available on Github

  • Reservation System(Worked on while Employed by UC Merced)Web

    Reservation System used by the UC Merced's library for room reservation, will also be used to reserve vehicles in the future. Based off the open source project phpScheduleIt but has been heavily modified for the needs of UC Merced

  • UltimatumAndroid

    Custom android rom for the Samsung Galaxy S2 based off LP3 Firmware from Samsung. Uses Aroma Installer allowing you to customize the rom to your liking, deodexed, ICS Domination Theme, buildprop tweaks, AOSP Calc, AOSP Calendar, AOSP Music, CM9 Music, ICS Keyboard, Accurate Battery Mod, Debloated, Kernel: Siyah 3.0.1, sms/mms removed from logs, Advanced Power Menu, Settings Mod (clock, no software update etc…), Sense 4.0 Task Switcher and 4 way rotation. Available at Ultimatum

  • Honey PotAndroid

    Custom android rom for the Htc Flyer based off the official 3.55.1114.31 update from HTC. The rom has been deodexed, zipaligned, debloated, hardware buttons have been enabled, and multiple system apks have been replaced with stock AOSP alternatives for a more natural honeycomb feel. Available at XDA

Contact info

  • Merced, Ca

  • Email: lara.m.victor@gmail.com
  • Phone: (209) 720-7676
  • Website: www.victorlara.me

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