In 1997 Douglas became a master of science in operations research. In 1985 he studied at the University of Los Andes at the faculty of systems engineering. In 2005 he was a student of the Center for Research and Postgraduate Education in Caracas, Venezuela. He became a Master of Science in Military Law Science. In two years he studied at the University of Central Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela. Douglas studied at the faculty of engineering.
Douglas was an industrial engineer in SURAL in Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela from 1985 to1988.In this year he worked as a system analyst, and it manager in Caracas, Venezuela. He worked there until 1995. From 1999 to 2008 he was a chief system engineering of the department in UNEFA.
In 2008 he became chief of the deanship research and Post degree in UNEFA. In this year he was a chief researcher of the information technical communications. Also, he was a consultant of Fundacomun.
Douglas married to Vilmary Judith Cuevas Atencio on August 23, 1986. They have a child: Douglas Enrique Torres Cuevas.