Carlos Jose Ramirez Divo, a.k.a. @tomkat_cr: Full Stack Software Developer | Python, React, JS, PHP, Solidity, Web 3.0, AWS | Passionate about programming, coffee ☕️ and arepas 🫓 🇻🇪
With a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at the Alejandro de Humboldt University (Caracas, Venezuela) and a university degree in Computer Science at the IUNP (University Institute of New Professions, Caracas, Venezuela).
Career as a Software Engineer
1987: I got my degree from the IUNP and my first job was in the public administration of Venezuela, in personnel management and library management projects developed in Cobol, CICS, and Mantis, on IBM System 370 mainframes.
1988-1997: I worked as a programmer in dBase, Clipper, and Visual Basic, experimenting with the beginnings of the Internet with BBS and Compuserve.
1998: I founded my first startup, Electronic Shake, with my brother Luis Ramírez, and I had the opportunity to go to work in the United States with Microsoft technologies and Programming Languages.
1999: My brother Luis Ramirez, our good friend Christian Koch and I, started working on the Mediabros project, as a collective of software developers, doing programming and Web Design for living in Miami, FL.
2000- > 2004: I was IT director in a graphic design company, carrying out projects for the development of e-Commerce and e-Business applications.
2004-2006: I worked on a project of mass sending E-mails and SMS. A very enriching experience to be part of the group that gave rise to the company.
2006: Since 2006 and for 12 years, I worked in a software development company specializing in financial systems, trust, CRM, Compliance, and Due Diligence.
2010: I went to live in Panama for 8 years, continuing in the world of software development for banking and financial institutions.
2015: I start working with WordPress, SEO, SEM, Digital & Content Marketing.
2017: I experimented for the first time with cryptocurrencies, mining Ethereum with a homemade RIG.
2018: Start working with AWS, Linux, and Oracle Database.
2019: I moved to Colombia and started a change in the development technologies I had used for more than 18 years, studying & working in Python, React, ELM, DynamoDb, and MongoDB, among others,
2022: I start working on web3 and Blockchain projects.
In 2022 I made my portfolio and started working on my brand, creating a Blog about software development.
And the journey continues…
Career as a Photographer and Visual Artist
To learn more about my career as a visual artist, please visit my Photographic Portfolio with the work I developed with Cultura Chacao performing their activities photography between 2004 and 2009, and subsequent works as a visual artist.