Elifarley Cruz

Senior IT Consultant at Webb; Web administrator at Open Source Ecology

Rio de Janeiro Area, Brazil
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Elifarley Cruz's Overview


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Elifarley Cruz's Summary

• Software architect specializing in web applications
• Likes to propose simple solutions to complex problems, and to learn new skills
• Strongly believes in knowledge sharing
• Dares to innovate
• Experienced in software configuration management and application provisioning
• Improved application provisioning processes with automation
• Experienced in mentoring peers
• Broad knowledge of open-source Java libraries and tools
• Contributed to open-source projects like Mercurial (distributed version control), Maven 2 (build tool), Hudson (continuous integration tool), Jakarta Commons-VFS (virtual file system library), Xstream (XML library)
• Excellent software engineering skills: Object-Oriented Modeling / Development, Component-Oriented Design, Refactoring, Design Patterns, Unit Testing, Continuous integration (Hudson + Maven 2), Issue Tracking (Jira and Mantis), Software Quality Metrics and Monitoring, Version Control issues (Mercurial, SVN and CVS)
• Outstanding algorithm optimization skills in Java, SQL (Oracle) and Javascript
• Fluent in English and Portuguese. Good knowledge of French, Italian and Spanish.


Web applications in Java (JEE), software configuration management, application provisioning, software architecture, continuous integration (Hudson + Maven 2), software quality metrics and monitoring, algorithm optimization, refactoring, library/framework design; Linux scripting with Python, Perl, grep, sed, awk...
Specific technologies include Struts, Velocity Templates, Hibernate, Jasper Reports, JSP, Servlets, Tomcat, JBoss, JDBC, XSLT, XML, XSD, JSON, DOM scripting with Javascript, HTML, CSS

Elifarley Cruz's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • IT Admin

      Open Source Ecology
      • Science and Technology
      January 2009 present (5 years 9 months)

      Web site traffic growth; improvements to the wiki and blog, Linux server administration

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Environment
      • Health
      • Human Rights
      • Science and Technology
    • Organizations I support:

      • Open Source Ecology
      • P2P Foundation

Elifarley Cruz's Courses

    • MBA in Information Security Management
  • Independent Coursework

    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Elifarley Cruz's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Portuguese

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Limited working proficiency)

Elifarley Cruz's Skills & Expertise

  1. Mercurial (Hg)
  2. Python
  3. Java
  4. ALM
  5. Application Provisioning
  6. Maven
  7. Bash Programming
  8. Advanced Linux Shell Scripting
  9. Linux tools (awk, sed, grep, find ...)
  10. Linux
  11. Software Configuration Management
  12. Eclipse
  13. Refactoring
  14. Software Development
  15. Design Patterns
  16. Continuous Integration
  17. SQL
  18. Open Source
  19. Software Engineering
  20. Object Oriented Design
  21. System Architecture
  22. Java Enterprise Edition
  23. JavaScript
  24. Web Applications
  25. JBoss Application Server
  26. XML
  27. XSLT
  28. Databases
  29. Agile Methodologies
  30. Oracle
  31. Distributed Systems
  32. JSON
  33. CSS
  34. JDBC
  35. JSF
  36. JUnit
  37. Perl
  38. Hibernate
  39. Subversion
  40. MySQL
  41. Tomcat
  42. Servlets
  43. JSP
  44. TDD
  45. CVS
  46. Ant

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