Sainz Iván

Iván Sainz

Senior IT professional

Name:Iván Sainz
Date of birth:February 5th, 1977 (46 years old)
Address:Madrid, Spain

This is my technical resume. Please, visit my LinkedIn profile if you are looking for a management-flavoured one.

Acomplished and versatile software architect with a solid career history driving success to organizations of very different magnitude, from small startups to large multinational companies. Extensive experience in strategic supervision and technical project consultancy.

Used to work remotely. Mastery of multiple tools that enable this way of working.

Feel very comfortable on the developer advocate and technical writer roles.

Career experience

2002 - present

Ahead Labs

CEO & Project manager

I provide executive-level leadership with full accountability for all technology operations and projects.

Founded and continue to manage this forward thinking organization focused on utilising new and emerging technologies within internal IT operations and on behalf of client base. Foster and cultivate open and collaborative lines of communication with clients; assess their distinct needs and recommend and implement innovative solutions that consistently meet / exceed expectations. Deliver complex projects on time, within budget, and in strict accordance with established specifications.

  • Define and stablish the company profile and identity, actively engaged in Customer prospecting and relationship management.
  • Manage full life cycle recruiting to identify and secure high-calibre technical personnel to support ongoing projects.
  • Oversee and manage the full project life cycle for numerous initiatives; from initial concept and proposal all the way through to delivery and subsequent follow-up.
  • Developed and conducted technical training endeavours to remediate educational gaps.
  • Employed financial control capabilities to keep company above water during critical economic downturns.
2014 - 2015


Orchestrated cross-functional efforts of to drive optimal performance of the IT department.

Orchestrate cross-functional efforts of a diverse IT department. Provided full life cycle project management, developed and led performance-driven teams, and drove continuous process improvement across various functions.

  • Employed transformational leadership capabilities to conduct an extensive oversight of the IT department; hired and relocated personnel to optimize productivity.
  • Oversaw and managed the SDLC on critical initiatives.
  • Built cross-functional collaboration between departments to manage ongoing requests.
  • Developed and led implementation of technical and team building trainings to drive staff performance.
  • Ensured operational compliance with all established regulations.
2001 - 2002

Media Net Software (S|ngular Software)

Software developer

Developed several large applications for big companies as an external consultant.

  • Developed the management application for all Addeco France offices. I was integrated in the architecture team.
  • Developed an operation risk control application for Banco de Santander.
2000 - 2001

Eurosoft IT

Software developer

Developed several projects as an external consultant.

  • Maintained the Visa Repsol application.
  • Created the first digital catalog in Ediciones SM.
2000 - 2000


Software developer

Developed internal e-commerce projects in a future facing company.

  • Developed a revenue sharing application for e-commerce websites like and
  • Developed the project, designed to be the spanish Amazon.
1998 - 2000

Comunycarse Network Consultants

Software developer

Developed several projects related to automated fax and VOIP.

  • Developed several plugins and customized several implementations of automated fax for different platforms like RightFax and FacSys.
  • Customized the implementation of VOIP automated answering systems.
1998 - 1998

Instituto Cibernos

Technical trainer

Trainer focused on Internet related technologies.

  • Gave several courses on Internet related technologies.
1997 - 1998

Dunia Tours

Systems engineer and web developer

Technical assistant for a travel agency

  • Maintained the LAN and the computers of the company.
  • Created their first website.
  • Operated the collaboration tools.


Other technical proficiencies

Sotfware testing (unit, integration, acceptance, regression, performance, smoke, split or A/B, caos engineering), responsive web design, DevOps culture, WordPress multilanguage development and ecosystem, .NET & EF Core ecosystem, Angular ecosystem, Jetbrains ecosystem, Visual Studio ecosystem, LAMP ecosystem, Terraform infrastructure-as-code, APIs complete lifecycle, Atlassian ecosystem, Adobe Creative Suite.

1996 - 1998

Instituto Cibernos

Degree in computer science and communications applied to business

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