Axel

Maldonado

Greater Kansas City Metro

Hello! I am a software developer located in Kansas City. In my current role, I am building Web APIs using .NET Core and Azure Cloud Services. Also building responsive front ends using Angular and Material Design. Deploying to the cloud for use in the corporate banking world. Building native iOS and Android mobile apps using Flutter (Dart).

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I am continuously learning new skills and am working towards imporving my skills as a software developer. You can view my latest projects by clicking on the GitHub link below!


Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
Additional Skills
  • Flask microframework for Python
  • mySQL
  • React, JSX
  • Redux
  • Web APIs
  • Native iOS and Android Development with Flutter (Dart)
Spoken Languages

Experience

Software Developer

Small Business Bank

My main responsibilities include building Web APIs using .NET Core and a responsive front end using Angular. Deploying to the cloud (Azure) for use in a corporate banking environment. I also work on building the bank’s consumer facing mobile app, which is a native iOS and Android app built using Flutter (Dart). I contribute to the setup, deployment, and security of mobile application to meet FFIEC requirements

Technologies: JavaScript, Typescript, C#, HTML, CSS, Angular, Dotnet, Flutter, Dart, Azure, SQLite, SQL Server, Entity Framework Core,

This was a contract-to-hire role through Bradford & Galt Consulting Services.

May 2019 - Current

Web Development Subsitute Teaching Assistant

Trilogy Education

Instructors lead classroom discussions, guide inquiry, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts of software engineering, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students and teaching assistants. Curriculum includes: JavaScript HTML5 / CSS3 jQuery Node.js React.js Git Command Line, MySQL.

April 2019 - November 2019

Web Developer

Lumos Web Design

Develop and maintain websites for small business owners and non-profits in the Kansas City metro area. Recent clients include:

House of Music LLC - Planned, built and launched an ecommerce music store.

Latinx Education Collaborate - Developed the website for a K12 Education non profit using Wordpress.

Renew KC Counseling Center - A psychiatrist and mental health clinic.

Dr.Luis Cordoba, Kansas City Public School Chief Officer. - A website to showcase and build the brand of superintendent, author, and public speaker, Dr. Luis Cordoba.

And of course my resume website!

Responsibilties include: Purchasing domain, pointing domain to hosting via DNS, setting up email IMAP, Set up website using theme template. Customize menu, header, footer, and add content. Add custom CSS as per client's specifications. Setup Newsletter form to capture emails and automatically push to Mailchimp. Setup Zapier App to integrate Eventbrite and automatically post to WordPress.

January 2018 - May 2019

Bilingual Retail Sales Associate

T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Awarded “Top Revenue Growth Associate in the Western Plains District” for 4th Quarter 2013 Achieved sales quotas in a fast-paced environment. Resolved customer concerns while providing excellent customer service.

October 2013 – June 2014

Education

LaunchCode

Javascript Development Track
August 2018 - January 2018

Kansas State University

Bachelor's Degree, class of 2017
August 2015 - May 2017

Johnson County Community College

August 2013 - May 2015

Shawnee Mission West High School

Biotechnology Signature Program
August 208 - May 2012

Volunteer Experience

Latinos of Tomorrow

Technology Chair

Develop Communication Strategies for student participation and growth. Social Media Marketing via Facebook. Graphic Design for social ads

August 2015 - Present


Interests

Apart from being a developer, I enjoy spending my time rock climbing and playing tennis. I enjoy traveling to places that offer outdoor rock climbing and distinct local cuisine.

I run my dog's Instagram. I spend a large amount of my free time reading about entreprenership, as well as learning about and improving my programming skills.


Awards & Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate - 2020 (work in progress)
  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification
  • 3rd Place - Prospanica Kansas City Chapter - Case Study Competition - 2017
  • Finalist - Kansas State University - K-State LAUNCH - Wrote and presented an execute summary with financial projections before a live panel - 2015
  • Johnson County Community College - Cavalier Leadership Development Program - Graduate with Honors -2015
  • 1st Place - KC Bizfest Business Plan Competition - Won a $3500 Scholarship for writing and presenting a business plan - 2012
  • Publication - Shawnee Mission West High School - Annotatied a Mycobacteriopahge and published to GenBank - 2012