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Rafael Cardenas Ortega 

D.F., Mexico
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BS in Computer Sciences (with honors)
Universidad Nacional Aut�noma de M�xico.

More than ten years of experience in design and development of information systems. I worked in consulting companies like EDS and, recently, Microsoft Mexico, developing internet applications for Financial Sector and Government. As a developer consultant in Microsoft I improve my skills for lead web projects, making presentations of new products, developing prototypes, and integrate Microsoft applications and products with SAP solutions.


� Enterprise portals and content management: SAP Enterprise Portal (5.0, 6.0 and 7.x), Microsoft Content Management Server, Microsoft SharePointServer, Microsoft Commerce Server, Macromedia Contribute
� Languages and web technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript, XML, XSL, C#, VB (6.0 and .net), C, C++, SQL.
� Design tools: Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Fireworks.
� Data bases: MS SQL Server
� OS Platforms: MS Windows, Unix (only basic experience using basic commands and vi). I�m self-teaching, then I can install and use Linux (any flavor) in order to have the necessary skills for the job position.

Currently I�m a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer + Site Building. ID: 1066503

Professional experience

Coordinator of Internet/Intranet Portal platform � 2002-present
Petroleos Mexicanos.

Lead and develop portal solutions with ASP.net, Java web services, SQL Server and integration with SAP R/3.
Design portal architecture; define programming standards, research new technologies.
Design career plans and training for the development team.

Developer Consultant - 1997-2002
Microsoft Mexico

Lead several Portal projects in the Mexican Government: (http://www.imss.gob.mx, http://www.sat.gob.mx, http://www.gas.pemex.com, http://portal.gas.pemex.com).
Participate with the sales team, training them, helping with presentations and prototypes, visiting customers.
Creating and teaching workshops about Microsoft technology.
I participate in Microsoft�s TechEd 2002 in Mexico City with the conferences: �From COM to the CLR� and �.Net Framwework Overview�.
I implemented solutions with Microsoft Biztalk Server, Content Management Server, MS SQL Server and Share Point.

Systems engineer � 1995-1997
EDS de M�xico

Team leader for several projects in financial sector, developed with Visual Basic 6.p and MS SQL Server.