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Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
November 24, 2018

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Christopher Hernandez

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Phone: (C) 443-***-****

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Deerfield Beach, FL 33442


Chris Hernandez served with distinction in 1st Ranger Battalions in the US Army Special Operations Command from 2003 to 2006. While a member of Battalion, Chris graduated from several military courses including the U.S. Army Ranger Selection, Special Operations Training (CQB), and Primary Leadership and Development Course. He has worked extensively in both Iraq and Afghanistan on SOCOM, Department of Defense and other classified missions in high threat, non-permissive environments. Chris was Honorably Discharged in 2009.


Jan 2017 Front-End Developer, Vertical Bridge LLC., Boca Raton, FL

Present Passionate product designer creating custom solutions leveraging JavaScript, CSS, HTML, jQuery, and REST APIs to meet challenging projects. An enthusiastic Agile methodologist skilled at bringing together development teammates and clients to support business growth. Design and document moderately complex technical requirements for business applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

A JavaScript Developer that is eager for exposure to development of browser extensions, React/Angular, and backend modules based in NodeJS.

10+ years’ experience designing (UX) and (UI) for a multitude of products across diverse platforms and technologies.

In-depth UI development knowledge creating SVG/HTML/JavaScript/CSS dashboards vetted and validated by customers that offer high-availability and near-real time/real-time data.

Proficient creating high and low fidelity wireframes and rapid prototypes using tools including Sketch, Photoshop/Illustrator, XD, and Visio, depending on client desires.

Expertise in product design coupled with client-side scripting, REST, Front-End development, and project management.

Write cross-browser, clean, semantic, modular, and scalable JavaScript code.

Creates front-end user interfaces for Web-based or other software products, including mobile and web console devices.

Loves experimenting with new and different Web API’s to invent new and interesting ways to deliver data in visually intuitive packages.

Light C# Fundamentals via ASP.NET Web Applications, PowerShell.

June 2016 Application Developer, Geosyntec Consultants, Boca Raton, FL

Jan 2017 Design, develop, and maintain Web-based applications using the latest Web technologies such as BDC/BDLC/Power BI/SQL Server Management Studio/SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Atom, Brackets, and Notepad++. Office 365 evangelist. Missionary to the Principles behind the Agile Manifesto.

Essential Responsibilities:

Experience building 3D models (SketchUp/3DS Max/Blender) in conjunction with Unity3D/Sketchfab and Visual Studio/SharePoint to provide clients with interactive engineering products and Panotour/VR experiences.

Develop new user-facing features based on design specifications and requirements utilizing Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, React, Node.js and jQuery.

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs, while optimizing the application for maximum speed and scalability

Work closely with the Technology Team to develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines

Produce project estimates during development process, including expertise required, total number of development hours required, etc.

Research and recommend appropriate solutions or frameworks, helping the organization to make informed technical decisions

Communicate project status to team, including progress or blocks, always working to ensure a timely completion of deliverables

Discover and share emerging technologies or applications, identifying opportunities to integrate them into our software.

Sep 2015- Front-End Developer, Booz Allen Hamilton, Fort Meade, MD

May 2016 An experienced front-end developer; member of a 5-person team of technologists, working in a fast-moving environment, solving real-world problems related to our planet’s biggest threat: terrorism. Working out of a top-secret SCIF location in Fort Meade, Maryland, was responsible for designing and implementing world-class UI for internal and external users of our proprietary software applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.

Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.

Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, Bootstrap and current JavaScript libraries.

Good understanding of how front-end technologies can integrate with middle ware (Express.js).

Good knowledge on asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.

Expert knowledge of image authoring tools, like Photoshop, Illustrator, Gimp, and Inkscape.

Journeymen with respects to cross-browser compatibility and how to best mitigate issues.

Agile SCRUM methodology preferred.

July 2010- Front-End Developer, Department of Defense, FORSCOM, APG, Maryland

Sep 2015 Worked with product owners and colleagues to interpret feature requests and develop software in iterative design/build/test cycles using an Agile development process for responsive web applications. Developed front-end user interface components using JavaScript, HTML and CSS and back-end APIs to support the front-end application. Regularly check code into our continuous integration pipeline to incrementally build our overall system and get immediate feedback on build performance.

Essential Responsibilities:

Work with UX designers to bring UI designs from concept to implementation through rapid prototyping and evaluation of design ideas.

Work with the development teams to gather information about system APIs and help shape the data that is available for UI consumption.

Participate in daily scrum standup meetings to discuss accomplishments, current tasks, and road blocks.

April 2006- SharePoint Developer/Administrator, USSOUTHCOM, Miami, FL

Dec 2009 Primary SharePoint Developer (80%) / Administrator (20%) responsible for the administration and development of United States Southern Command’s on-premise SharePoint environment. Responsible for configuring SharePoint sites, pages, workflows, and lists. This included, but was not limited to, the development of custom sites, solutions dashboards, web parts, web apps and workflows using SharePoint Designer, Out of the box SharePoint, Visual Studio and Notepad++.

Essential Responsibilities:

Creation of SharePoint Document Libraries, custom views, Web parts, lists, User Profiles, subsites and MySites in SharePoint 2010/2007.

SharePoint site administration, creation, set-up, configuration, website layout, structure and content in SharePoint 2010/2007.

Creation of SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Designer 2010.

Creation and updating of custom forms using SharePoint designer, JavaScript, and InfoPath in both SharePoint 2010.


2014 National Intelligence University, Washington, D.C.

Master of Science & Technology Intelligence

2010 Excelsior College, Albany, New York

BS, Liberal Arts: Major – Biology


2015 Booz Allen Hamilton Exceptional Performance Award: For providing outstanding client service designing, building, and deploying powerful SharePoint applications that yielded real world results, leveraging cutting edge UI/UX, by means of custom CSS, HTML, and JavaScript.

2013 Baltimore Federal Executive Board: Excellence in Federal Career Awards Program Winner: Outstanding Professionalism; for outstanding Federal employees who have performed exceptional and meritorious work and high standards of performance in the Federal government.

2011 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear & Explosive Command Federal Employee of the Quarter Award Winner: A Command wide employee recognition for excellence in exceptional performance, attitude, dedication, innovativeness, cost consciousness, and community service.


SharePoint Framework for Developers: 1 Understanding the Toolchain

SharePoint Framework for Developers: 2 Authoring and Debugging Solutions

Code School - Front-end Foundations I

Code School - Front-end Foundations II

Code School - Front-end Foundations III

Code School - Front-end Foundations IV

Code School - Front-end Foundations V

Code School - JavaScript Road Trip Part 1

Code School - JavaScript Road Trip Part 2

DevU - C# Fundamentals via ASP.NET Web Applications

Udemy - AWS Concepts

Udemy - Introduction to Microsoft Project 2016 for Beginners

Udemy - Learn 3D Modelling - The Complete Blender Creator Course

Udemy - Linux Academy, Instructor at Linux Academy

Udemy - React 16 - The Complete Guide (incl. React Router 4 & Redux)

Udemy - The Complete Node.js Developer Course (2nd Edition)

Udemy - The Complete React Web Developer Course (with Redux)

Udemy - The Complete Web Developer Course - Build 14 Websites

Udemy - The complete JavaScript developer: MEAN stack zero-to-hero

Udemy - WordPress for Beginners - Master WordPress Quickly

Udemy - Complete Beginner to JavaScript Developer

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