Work Experience

An overview of my career trajectory so far.

  • Ramsey Solutions

    Director of Product Engineering, Protections March 2021 - Present
    • Lead Product Engineers across two cross-functional squads.
    • Teams create products that connect customers to services offered by trusted providers in the insurance space, including Life Insurance, Wills, and Property & Casualty.
    • Serve in the leadership team, collaborating on business & product strategy.
    Associate Director of Product Engineering, Frontman March 2019 - March 2021
    • Lead a team of Product Engineers. The team is internally known as the Frontman team
    • We build tools in the personal finance space, focusing on connecting customers to our advertising partners.
  • Trazi Ventures

    Engineering Manager May 2017 - March 2019
    • Led the software engineering team
    • Introduced culture-related initiatives to increase team cohesiveness & productivity
    • Architected scalable software for that is used by millions of people every month
    • Wrote new features using REST API (Laravel) and Single Page Apps (React)
  • Pluralsight

    Lead UI Engineer Dec 2016 - May 2017
    • The lead of the UI efforts for my engineering team
    • Created and maintained Single Page Applications
    • Integrated apps with enterprise systems (domain-driven design)
    Course Engineer Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
    • Focused on CodeSchool.com brand
    • Wrote tests to make users' code run proprietary courses platform
    • Produced and presented content for courses on technologies such as React & Angular (v.2+)
    • Spoke at conferences sharing insight into the software development industry

Other Accomplishments

What I do during my spare time.

  • Orlando Devs, Inc.

    President 2016 - March 2018

    Nonprofit focused on improving the quality of life of Software Professionals in Central Florida. The organization accompanies a community of over 3,000 members who actively engage both in person and online.

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  • OrlandoJS

    Co-organizer 2015 - March 2018

    Tech meetup in Orlando that covers all things JavaScript and meets on a monthly basis.

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Education

College education is important! (Maybe I should finish it some day)

  • University of Central Florida (2013-2015)

    Bachelor's in Computer Science (Incomplete)

  • Valencia Community College (2010-2013)

    Associate of Arts

Want to see some of my work in action?

Watch my talks, or read articles I have written for various publications.

Sergio Cruz

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