Omar Portillo is member of the Performance Engineering Laboratory and the Irish Software Research Centre (Lero). His main research interests are data privacy, quality assurance, software engineering, project management, business analysis, performance engineering, software testing and automation. He also mentoring MSc and PhD researchers, occasionally lecturing in software engineering topics, and participating on two research collaboration projects with IBM.
Furthermore, he is an IT practitioner with more than 15 years of professional experience (both in the industry and academia). In his professional life, he has been manager, researcher, business analyst, architect and software engineer.
His overall experience is the following: • 13+ years in project management • 13+ years in analysis and design • 15+ years in software development • 15+ years in Java-related technologies • 4+ years in research and development
Also, we has the following 6 certifications: • ITIL V3 Foundations (2010) • Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP, 2010) on good standing until 2019 • ILOG JRules 6 for Developers – Silver (2008) • Project Management Professional (PMP, 2006) on good standing until 2019 • Sun Certified Web Component Developer for the Java 2 Platform (SCWCD, 2004) • Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (SCJP, 2002)