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Design Software Resume

Richmond, CA

Experience and Skills

  • 20+ years in various software development organizations including 4 years at director level position working with Web based B2B/B2C, Client/Server and Desktop large scale, technically complex, reliable and robust engineering and business applications with proven records of delivery on time and with high quality
  • Experience recruiting and managing high performing geographically distributed multi-disciplinary teams of 20+ engineers working on multiple projects and multiple releases simultaneously
  • Experience working at large companies and start up environment
  • Proficient in gathering user requirements, converting them into a product vision, and roadmaps; ultimately delivering world-class products
  • Experience in working with the upper management, stakeholders and Executive team
  • Strong familiarity with software development methodologies including waterfall, rapid and agile development; certified Scrum Master (CSM) with experience in establishing agile processes within an existing organization and running multiple scrum teams across the globe; active member of Agile and Rally user communities
  • Extensive hands-on experience in software release planning and scheduling, design, architecture, development, delivery, support and maintenance; deep understanding of software development and deployment processes and practices
  • Habitually seek innovative solutions to complex and elusive problems, requiring ingenuity and creativity
  • Expert in outsourcing with experience in working both locally and in foreign offices with a proven record of successfully building offshore development teams in Eastern Europe
  • Seek and use the latest technological developments and processes to help ensure company products and software solutions remain marketable and competitive
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills combined with management by example; ability to lead, enable and motivate direct reports and cross-functional teams
  • Proactive, results-oriented problem solver with exceptional “big picture” vision combined with attention to detail and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation skills
  • Expert in hiring, motivating and mentoring talented junior developers to assist in advancing their technical and leadership skills and to perform against aggressive delivery goals
  • Co-creator of 5 US patents
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft technologies including MFC, .NET, WCF, WPF and Web Services; proficient in best software design practices including Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Design Patterns and UML
  • Knowledgeable in CAD, GIS, Renewable Energy and Solar Photovoltaic Technology.

Employment History

Confidential,Richmond, CA
Director, Design Software April 2007 – 2011

  • Built from scratch a successful software development organization including onshore and offshore teams
  • Worked with the executive team to tactical and establish strategic vision and goals for the SunPower software development organization and ensured these goals were clearly communicated across the organization
  • Closely partnered with senior management, product management and marketing to define product 1-5 years roadmaps and budgets
  • Pioneered Agile methodology (Scrum) within the software development organization; helped to spread the adoption of Agile methodologies in other groups across the company
  • Ran Scrums in multiple distributed teams working on parallel projects
  • Recruited and mentoredteam members, motivating progress in their careersand achievement of their potential
  • Proactively recommended tools, techniques and development methodology improvements
  • Directed the production of detailed project plans including schedules and resource requirements for multiple concurrent projects
  • Led establishing scalable software development processes; managed adoption and enforcement of software development best practices, including:
    • Requirements and Specifications Reviews
    • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Code Reviews
    • Unit and Automated Testing
    • Automated Nightly Builds
    • Defect Logging and Management
  • Inspired, managed, designed and participated hands on in multiple releases of four leading edge proprietary software products using .NET 3.5, MS SQL Server 2005/2008, WCF and Web Services including:
    • Two large AutoCAD-based distributed .NET applications for designing optimized solar panel array layouts
    • An engineering/scientific Web application for solar layout simulation
    • MS-Office distributed financial application to calculate project cost

Confidential,San Rafael, CA
Development Lead, System Architect April 2004 – April 2007

  • Technical lead responsible for mentoring, motivating and directing Software Engineers of multiple feature teams, maintaining schedules and assigning tasks. Directly involved in performance reviews.
  • Architect for the key features in Autodesk MAP releases 2005-2007 including Map Books and Display Manager; projects were related to different aspects of spatial data representation in AutoCAD. Data was acquired from variety of sources including
  • Involved with FDO open source community making architectural reviews and code changes

Senior Software Developer July 1998 – April 2004

  • Senior Developer involved in design and implementation of several large projects for AutoCAD (Co-CAD, Sunrise)
  • Practiced and utilized leading software design and development methodologies and technologies
  • Proficient in designing medium and large software systems using design patterns and UML

Confidential,Saint Petersburg, Russia
Software Developer June 1990- July1998

  • Software Developer responsible for design and development of AutoCAD SQL Extension (ASE R12-R13), AutoCAD Data Extension (ADE), and the first releases of AutoCAD MAP
  • Participated in testing the first release of Object ARX API. Taking advantage of 11 hours time difference between Saint Petersburg and California helped Autodesk architecture team in establishing around the clock development cycle that expedited delivery of the Object ARX API and improved its quality greatly

Confidential,Petersburg, Russia
Engineer-Mathematician April 1997- June 1990

  • Participated in design and development of a Finite Element Method (FEM) 2.5D package for IBM360 Clone for solving an engineering task of heat and liquid transfer

Software/Tools

  • MS-DOS 4, 6.22, IBM PC-DOS 2000, RAFOS, RSX-11, MS Windows NT / 2000 / XP/7/ Workstation/Vista, Sun Unix, IBM 360 OS
  • MS Office, MS Project, Visio, Rally, Liquid planner, ExtraView, Scopus, Clarify, Mind Manager, AutoCAD, Autodesk MAP, Arc GIS, NUnit, CodeMonitor, FinalBuilder, InstallShield
  • Algol 60, Fortran 77, PL-1, Pascal, C++, C#, VB.NET, Java, AutoLISP, HTML, SQL, XML
  • ASP.NET, WCF, WPF, STL, MFC, COM/DCOM, Swing, QC2, MetaWhere C++, Watcom, Borland C++, MS DevStudio 2003-2010, MS SQL Server 2005/2008, P4, VSS, CVS,

Education

    • Certified Scrum Master program
    • Management course: Managing Across Departments
    • Autodesk Leadership program
    • Software Design Workshop
    • Post Graduate program
    • Master of Science in Applied Mechanics

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