Hi, I’m Jorge A. Cortés. Software engineer with experience on R&D of electronic products, in embedded software and systems. I’m centered on helping OEMs design and develop their cutting-edge electronic products. My passion is learning and discovering new technologies and their applications.

cortesja.com is my homepage. I write about technology, software, embedded systems, side projects, and other interests.



  • cortesja.com – My homepage, you’re here.
  • @cortesja – My Twitter account where I share tweets about tech, software, crypto and discoveries.
  • Oravatec – Project for spreading knowledge about electronic product development and embedded software (in Spanish).
  • jorgeacortes.com – Personal blog in Spanish talking about technology, engineering, software and other topics.


Development stopped

  • Takeminutes – Webapp for taking collaborative meeting minutes.
  • Simplechart – A web tool for creating quickly really simple charts.

My career

I currently work at Technica Engineering in Barcelona developing software for state-of-the-art automotive network testing products and proof of concepts of new automotive technologies with OEMs.

Before that I have (from newer to older):

  • Lead the software architecture for a Volkswagen Group Tier1 ADAS ECU.
  • Designed and developed manufacturing embedded software and help define manufacturing test stations for Volkswagen Group Tier1 ADAS ECUs.
  • Designed, developed and deployed a global IOT hardware and software platform for an industrial crane brakes OEM.
  • Helped tens of companies to design and develop their electronic products from concept to manufacturing using multiple technologies for industrial and consumer markets.
  • Cofounded an electronics R&D agency for industrial and consumer markets.


You can follow me on Twitter. I have open DMs.