Derek Diaz

Senior Software Engineer with more than 10 years of experience architecting, developing, maintaining and supporting many systems.

During my off time I like to work on side web and mobile projects to continue to learn what is new or shiny in the world of technology. Because of this I have created many fun side applications.

Here are some places I've worked:

Plus One Robotics

Plus One Robotics

Tech Lead & Senior Web Developer

September 2020 - Present

San Antonio, TX

USAA

USAA

Software Developer and Integrator 1

January 2014 - September 2020

San Antonio, TX

Scienteer Technologies

Scienteer Technologies

Co-Founder and Developer

April 2015 - November 2019

San Antonio, TX

The University of Texas At San Antonio

The University of Texas At San Antonio

Graduate Research Assistant

August 2013 - May 2014

San Antonio, TX

Tesoro Corporation

Tesoro Corporation

Enterprise Architecture, Mobile Web Applications Developer - Intern

February 2013 - May 2014

San Antonio, TX

XRM Group

XRM Group

Software Developer 2

February 2012 - June 2012

Caguas, PR

INDUNIV Research Consortium

INDUNIV Research Consortium

Web Developer

March 2009 - August 2011

San Juan, PR

Where I got my education:

The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Master of Science - Computer Science

2015

University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon

University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon

Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science

2012

Some of the amazing side projects I have worked on:

Parranda Boricua - Cloud

Parranda Boricua - Cloud

This version of Parranda Boricua was built from the ground up to be a progressive web application (PWA) that lives in the cloud. Meaning that you can now access it from anywhere!

Scienteer

Scienteer

Scienteer is designed to guide students, teachers and fair directors through the required steps to comply with the Intel ISEF competitions. Built from the ground up using PHP, Laravel, Bootstrap and MySQL.

Parranda Boricua - App

Parranda Boricua - App

Mobile application that lets you make the traditional puerto rican christmas parrandas right from your android mobile device. This mobile application currently has 60,000+ downloads in the Google Play Store.

SchlockDB

SchlockDB

SchlockDB is a database of movies that are very unique and have questionable quality.

Gitlab
Scienteer Mobile

Scienteer Mobile

This is the mobile version of Scienteer. Completely built with Ionic 3, Cordova and Angular.

Gitlab
COVID-19 Tracking Map

COVID-19 Tracking Map

Created this dashboard to help the people of San Antonio to visualize the spread of COVID-19 was in the city.

Self-Driving Pickup Truck

Self-Driving Pickup Truck

I converted my pickup truck into a self-driving truck. This was done with some modifications to Comma.ai's source code to support my truck.

El Bad Robot

El Bad Robot

El Bad Robot is a simple AI that is trained from Bad Bunny lyrics. In theory it should be able to write music lyrics.

VisiPattern

VisiPattern

This was done as part of my Master's Thesis. VisiPattern generates procedural diagrams for CVEs.

Gitlab
Fractal

Fractal

Videogame developed in Unity for a 3D graphics course for College.

Gitlab
Living Snap

Living Snap

Cloud based application that uses image metadata to create living maps with photos.

Gitlab
Tales of Awerim

Tales of Awerim

As part of a video game development competition by Microsoft this game was developed completely using the Windows Phone 7 Platform with XNA. We got 2nd place out of 15 entries.

Impressed? Then check out my resume and let's connect!