Margarita Laplaza

Margarita Laplaza

Senior Web Developer at Andromeda Systems, Inc

Jacksonville, Florida Area
Information Technology and Services

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Margarita Laplaza's Overview


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Margarita Laplaza's Summary

Senior Web Application Developer with experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including gathering business specifications, coding, testing, troubleshooting and performance tuning.


ColdFusion 8, T-SQL and PL/SQL, JavaScript and HTML.

Margarita Laplaza's Experience

Senior Web Application Developer

Andromeda Systems Incorporated

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Defense & Space industry

February 2011Present (3 years 8 months)

Secure web application development using ColdFusion, SQL and Flex. Develop, design, and maintain customer applications specific to client business needs. Analyze informational requirements, develop database specifications, and enforce all database standards. Work as part of a team to identify problems, suggest changes and determine extent of programming.

Senior Web Developer


Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Automotive industry

May 2007January 2011 (3 years 9 months)

* Developed proprietary software for vehicle listing company using ColdFusion 8, JAVA, JavaScript, HTML and an Oracle Database.
* Designed and developed eBay interface to allow users to launch auctions directly from the software.
* Helped increase revenue by adding features to the software to mainstream accounting workflow.
* Maintained and enhanced data-entry application designed to be used with Symbol barcode scanners.
* Optimized website application for SEO by using URL rewrites and carefully analyzing page navigation and Google Analytics Data.
* Maintained JAVA XML application used to transfer data to third party companies.
* Provided 24 hour technical support.
* Developed testing plans.

Senior Consultant

Applied Digital Solutions

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Public Safety industry

July 1999October 2001 (2 years 4 months)

May 2001 - October 2001: Oracle 11i installation for a manufacturing company. Gathered, interpreted and analyzed business requirements. Developed technical specifications. Worked as part of a team to migrate the Client to a new installation of Oracle Apps 11i.

July 1999 - June 2001: ColdFusion, JavaScript, HTML, WML development project for vehicle listing company. Acted as the Technical Lead. Gathered, interpreted and analyzed business requirements. Developed technical specifications and led the technical team during the coding, testing and deployment phases of each 7-week development cycle. Troubleshoot ColdFusion and IIS web server.



Public Company; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

November 1997July 1999 (1 year 9 months)

March 1998 - July 1999: Application development with a major student loan processing company. Conducted analysis, design, programming and testing of a system that tracked the life of a student loan. Used COBOL, CICS and DB2 database.

December 1997 - March 1998: Software migration project for a major credit reporting company.

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Education Management industry

August 1996October 1997 (1 year 3 months) Chestnut Hill, MA

Taught C, C++, Algebra, Geometry and Dance.

Margarita Laplaza's Certifications

  • Security +

    • CompTIA
    • February 2014

Margarita Laplaza's Languages

  • Spanish

Margarita Laplaza's Skills & Expertise

  1. ColdFusion
  2. CFML
  3. Query Optimization
  4. SQL Server
  5. T-SQL
  6. jQuery
  7. Microsoft SQL Server
  8. XML
  9. Integration
  10. Web Services
  11. C#
  12. SQL

Margarita Laplaza's Publications

Margarita Laplaza's Education

Harvard University

BA, Biology


Sociedad Educacional del Suroeste


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1st place - Windows Phone Camp Hackathon. 2011-12-03. Designed the winning application prototype.

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