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Alonso Barrientos

IT Consultant _ Seattle

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Specialties
Localization Engineer
Web Producer
Localization Management
Localization Testing
Database Management / Programming
Vendor Management
Software QA
Content Management Systems (CMS)
Spanish Language Translation
Social Media
Business Intelligence

 
5/2013 – 4/2015        Compucom at Microsoft , Redmond, WA
International Project Engineer       Xbox International Team
+ Build localized applications and web services for Windows, Xbox console, iOS, Android, Windows Phone
+ Develop scripts to automate tasks using LocStudio 6.x, SDL Trados 2007, batch files, TFS, VSS
+ Bug triage, analysis, and resolution using Product Studio
+ Convert LocStudio 4.x to 6.x databases

 
3/2012 – 8/2012        HCL Technologies , Redmond, WA
Localization Engineer      
+ Analyze and troubleshoot issues, log bugs and find solutions
+ Bug analysis, triage using Product Studio, and create reports using data visualization tools like TeamStats and PivotTables
+ Publish Office 2013 templates for International markets using Office CMS publishing platform
 
 
4/2011 – 8/2011        Valente Consulting at Microsoft  ,  Redmond, WA
Web Producer /PM        Server and Cloud Platform Marketing Team
+ Incorporate incoming changes of the Windows Server and Cloud Platform website using SharePoint / CSP as the Content Management System (CMS)
+ Perform QA on website assets, report, track, regress bugs using Product Studio

3/2010 – 10/2010       Comsys at T-Mobile  ,    Bellevue, WA 
Web Producer, Localization       e-Commerce and Web Publishing Team
+ Implement business requests and publish website content assets such as online merchandising, enterprise initiatives, legal notices, marketing updates, page additions 
+ Perform QA and maintenance of the Spanish site to ensure all offers, landing pages, tiles and content is current.
+ Coordinate localization handoffs and handbacks  with external vendor. 
+ Perform English to Spanish translation as appropriate to meet  Hispanic marketing objectives and strategy.
+ Coordinate with IT developers, Application Support, and Marketing teams of change requests to company website's from request phase to implementation. 
+ Create deployment documentation and User Acceptance Testing cases (UAT).
+ Create, Administer and promote the Team’s SharePoint collaboration Site.

8/2008 - 3/2009         VirtualWide at Microsoft , Redmond, WA 
Localization Manager,  MSDN/TechNet team
+ Collaborate with vendors and product managers in the localization of  MSDN and TechNet Web sites and publish according to schedule.
+ Support the release of multiple languages including most Asian, Western and Eastern European countries, using Trados and LocStudio.
+ Triaging and driving resolution of bugs using Product Studio.
 
3/2008 - 6/2008    Living in Singapore
 
11/2007 - 3/2008        Valente Solutions at Microsoft , Redmond, WA
Localization Manager - Office Live Small Business team
+ Work with Program Management, Site Managers, content teams and partners to localize the Microsoft's OfficeLive.com website on schedule using Intaglio CMS
+ Work with International subsidiaries on resolving globalization and localizability bugs using Product Studio.
 
8/2007 - 9/2007    Living in Berlin, Germany

4/2006 - 6/2007         Siemens at Microsoft , Redmond, WA
Localization Engineer - ITG World Readiness Services
+ Coordinate the localization of  IT Web based Enterprise applications: Siebel CRM, Microsoft Products Licensing Advisor, and Microsoft Dynamics.
+ Support the release of multiple languages including most Asian, Western and Eastern European countries.
+ Develop tools to automate processes  using Visual Basic, Access, SQL Server, HTML, XML, Excel, LocStudio and batch scripts.
+ Perform QA, log and resolve  bugs, participate in triage meetings and troubleshoot issues in collaboration with Development,Testing, Program Management and off-shore teams.
+ Create the team’s SharePoint Site and collaborate with content.
   
11/2005 - 4/2006      Siemens at Microsoft , Redmond, WA
Localization Program Manager - XBOX Team
+ Coordinate the localization of  XBOX User Education Documentation, Packaging SKU’s, Online content 
+ Use ProjectSpex system to track costs, budget planning and invoice creation.  
+ Developed tools to automate processes using MS Access, Excel, Visual Basic, XML, batch files

10/2004 - 7/2005       Volt at Microsoft , Redmond, WA
Localization Engineer - Office 2007 Complex ScriptsTeam
+ Coordinate the software localization of Arabic, Hebrew , Thai and Hindi languages of Office 2007 Server 
+ Wrote scripts to automate processes using Access, Excel, Visual Basic, XML, HTML, batch files and LocStudio scripts.
+ Tested pre-release code and helped debug product defects. 
   
9/2003 - 8/2004        Sogeti Cap Gemini at Microsoft , Redmond, WA
Localization Manager - ITG World Readiness Services
+ Coordinate the localization of  IT Web based Enterprise applications: Siebel CRM, Microsoft Products Licensing Advisor, and Microsoft Dynamics.
+ Support the release of multiple languages including most Asian, Western and Eastern European countries.
+ Develop tools to automate processes  using Visual Basic, Access, SQL Server, HTML, XML, Excel, LocStudio and batch scripts.
+ Perform QA, log and resolve  bugs, participate in triage meetings and troubleshoot issues in collaboration with Development,Testing, Program Management and off-shore teams.
   
6/1991 - 3/2002       Microsoft Corporation , Redmond, WA
Support Engineer, Localization Manager, Localization Engineer, Software Engineer
+ Member of the teams that shipped Publisher 1.0, Access 1.0, Access 1.1, Access 2.0, Access 95, Office 97, Office 97 Developer Edition, Office 98 MacIntosh, Office 2000, Office 2001 MacIntosh, and Office XP.
+ Develop tools using Visual Basic, SQL Server, MS Access , Excel, to automate the authoring, production and localization of the User Assistance content into multiple languages
+ Provided technical product expertise to International off shore teams and external vendors 
+ Perform QA, log and resolve bugs

9/1989 - 5/1991        X E R O X   Corporation , Los Angeles, CA
End User Support Analyst / Programmer
+ Provided technical support to end users of the Accounting group on PC software issues.
+ Wrote multiple applications in DBase and Clipper.
 
 
1/1989 - 9/1989        Embassy of the United States of America , Mexico City
Computer Programmer / Systems Analyst
+ Provided System Analysis. Developed and maintained COBOL and Dbase applications 
+ Provided technical support to users of the U.S.A. Embassy mission.


EDUCATION 
Bachelor's Degree, B.S. in Computer Science , National University of Mexico 

- C# Programming course at the University of Washington
- Social Media Technologies & Implementation certificate program at the University of Washington
- Business Intelligence certificate program at the University of Washington
- Sharepoint Services and Administration course at Bellevue College
- Linux / Unix Administration certificate program at the University of Washington 

Bilingual: English, Spanish



 



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