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Technical Lead Resume

Atlanta, GA

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

  • Experienced software engineer who is also a Certified project manager
  • Commercial construction project management
  • Diverse industry experience: financial, real estate, transportation, retail, telecommunications, healthcare and sports
  • Passionate about process improvement to raise quality and customer satisfaction
  • Security conscious regarding sensitive customer and business information
  • Manages geographically distributed teams

SKILLS SUMMARY:

  • Project Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Capability Maturity Model (CMM)
  • Quality
  • Metrics
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Project Planning
  • Project Scope
  • Resource Allocation
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Java
  • C (Microsoft, HP, SUN)
  • C++ (Microsoft, HP, SUN)
  • React / Redux
  • Selenium / Cucumber
  • Assembler
  • LEX/YACC
  • PERL
  • REXX
  • UNIX shells
  • Open Class Library
  • ORACLE
  • Sybase
  • MySQL
  • JDBC
  • J2EE
  • Websphere
  • Git
  • Jboss
  • Apache
  • Tomcat
  • Informix
  • Paradigm Plus
  • Rational Rose
  • HTML
  • DHTML
  • Javascript
  • XML
  • SOM (CORBA)
  • ORBIX
  • Microsoft Project
  • VOICEXML
  • Forte for Java
  • Net Beans
  • Visual Age
  • Eclipse
  • CVS
  • PVCS
  • ClearCase / ClearQuest
  • Subversion
  • WebServices
  • JUnit
  • UML
  • Design Patterns
  • Jacobsen - Use Cases
  • Booch
  • Rumbaugh
  • OMT
  • Fusion
  • Rational Unified Process
  • UNIX (SUN, HP, Linux)
  • Swing/AWT
  • Windows
  • OS/2
  • Presentation Manager
  • VAX/VMS
  • X Windows (Toolkit, Motif)
  • NeXTStep
  • Hardware / Protocols mainframe
  • VAX/PDP-11
  • RS/6000
  • DECNet/LAT
  • TCP/IP
  • Meridian SL-1
  • HP-PA/RISC
  • CICS
  • SICL
  • SUN - SPARC
  • HPIB
  • Serial
  • MQSeries
  • JMS
  • SOAP

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Technical Lead

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed resources both on and off shore
  • Java Full stack development with React front end
  • Migrated a financial services application from Oracle / ASP to MySql / Java / React
  • Improved testing through use of Test Driven Development (TDD), Automation of Unit and Integration tests
  • Improved story estimation through use of procedures including acceptance criteria for stories

Senior Software Developer

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Full stack Java development
  • Rest services, JSP front end, Oracle database
  • Senior Java developer / Mentor

Project Manager

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Multiple projects ranging in value between $70,000 and $4,400,000
  • Improved the organization to go from under $5,000,000 to over $12,000,000 in revenue
  • Managed projects at various phases from bidding through completion
  • Responsible for keeping projects on budget and on schedule
  • Managed vendor relations
  • Formed new vendor relations
  • Improved existing process / scheduling for materials supply and delivery
  • Established proactive scheduling and budgeting when previously reactive

Senior Software Developer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Java Full Stack - React / Redux
  • Taught QA personnel from Director level down Java programming, TDD, Test Frameworks

Senior Software Developer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented multiple software modules within an Operational Support Suite.
  • Sybase, CORBA, Java, CLI, Informix, Linux, Nominal time to provision 6 seconds, large acquisition of 3.2 million customers.
  • Refactored code for stability improvements. Many applications and libraries were overly sensitive to changes due to new requirements or defect reports.
  • Refactored code (C, C++ and Java 6, 7, 8) to support concurrency. Most code was not implemented nor designed to be thread-safe.
  • Scalable system from small local providers, entire municipalities to nationwide providers with millions of subscribers.
  • Added Voice capability (VOIP, SIP, POTS) provisioning to FTTH devices from multiple vendors.
  • Multiple interface protocols from industry standard to vendor specific (TL1, XML, SNMP, remote shell).
  • Designed and implemented using SOLID principles core C++ components as part of a migration to C++ from C.
  • An advocate for automation in operations and Unit Testing.
  • Full Lifecycle SDLC with multiple languages (C, C++, Java).
  • Worked with Jenkins (CI/CD) for Java applications
  • Created a preliminary implementation of CI/CD system for C/C++ applications based on make use of Jenkins or Travis CI were being evaluated.
  • Experimented with refactoring the UI from GWT to React.
  • Implemented some REST services as proof of concept.
  • Designed and implemented a deployment automation (DevOps) system initially for internal use with planned expansion to customers.
  • Leverages Virtualization of multiple guest OSes and Host environments.

Technical Project Manager

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a short duration agile development project as a fill in for multiple staff members on medical leave.
  • Created and managed a budget of $1.4 million, which included software and hardware.
  • Drove for solutions to technical and non-technical problems.
  • Matrixed teams were primarily remote; 3 US cities and one overseas.
  • Worked with project sponsors, business owners, development, QA and infrastructure teams.
  • Monitored work progress and reported status to upper level management.

Project Manager / Technical Lead

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Created new business with positive cashflow within 3 months.
  • Wrote policy and procedure for the company based on state regulatory requirements.
  • Accepted into the Medicaid system.
  • Maintained and enhanced a document management system a business rule system for government documentation compliance policy.
  • REST API utilized in customizing the Alfresco document management system.
  • Designed, built and maintained a virtual infrastructure utilizing Windows, Unix, MySQL (DevOps).
  • Managed web marketing campaigns; SEO and site content.
  • Managed Information security utilizing SQL, Java, REST, JBPM, Tomcat, JBoss
  • Managed a staff of up to 28 people.

Senior Developer / Architect

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Designed CANBus hardware for model railroad communications system.
  • Contributor to protocol design and implementation which have been adopted by the industry standards organization.
  • Implemented a rudimentary proof of concept iOS application for remote communications to the railroad control system.
  • Software implementations of the protocols have been done for 8-bit and 32-bit processors including multicore ARM processors, PCs, Mac and iOS platforms using C, C++, Java and Objective-C.
  • Ongoing volunteer involvement with the project

Project Manager / Technical Lead

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed relationships with business partners with teams up to 25 people on multiple projects through a full SLDC.
  • Improved efficiency of testing by 80%.
  • Designed and built multiple SOAP based web services
  • Status reporting to mid and executive management
  • Designed and delivered Java/J2EE web services to produce sales receipt images, authorize credit card transactions, record sales transactions for financial settlement.
  • PCI Compliance
  • Reengineered systems to satisfy new industry requirement for privacy protection
  • Solid working knowledge of credit processing.
  • Advocated for and defined department configuration management policy and procedure
  • Release manager

Senior Developer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Defined and implemented a unified build environment for construction of Java and CORBA C++/Java based applications.
  • Actively working on developing software for the Department of Defense.

Project Lead / Senior Architect

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Managed onshore and offshore teams of up to 26 people.
  • Defined project scope through business process reengineering.
  • Improved project delivery by defining Software Configuration Management procedures.
  • Reduced errors and improved quality by applying Six-Sigma principles.
  • Improved inter and intra-team communication through introduction of an issue tracking system.
  • Reduced Operational and Disaster recovery procedures 80%.
  • Reduced recovery costs through improved technology leveraging on-site personnel rather than specialized resources.
  • Improved system performance by 300%.
  • Developed a utility to identify and apply differences between large binary files (system updates and images).
  • Reduced DevOps deployment and execution times by 90%.

Project Manager / Senior Architect

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Reduced weekly management meeting times by 80%.
  • Provided technical and project management for a multi-year project and numerous short duration projects.
  • Managed a team of 10 people.
  • Coordinated project tasks with multiple internal departments.
  • Responsible for business requirements engineering, product deliverables, project planning, execution and tracking and quality control.
  • Introduced a development SDLC reducing implementation time of deliverables by 75%, additionally improving customer acceptance.
  • Worked with corporate management to improve status reporting, reducing weekly meeting times from 4 hours to 15 minutes.
  • Conducted design sessions with business partners and end users.
  • Designed the graphical user interface.
  • Authored Use Cases, UML models and user interface storyboards.
  • Integration of legacy applications extending their effective lifetime and value to the company.
  • Improved JDBC connection performance by 5000% by introducing a connection pool.
  • Designed and implemented a Swing based GUI client with extensive use of custom controls.
  • Made extensive use of design patterns.
  • Evaluated use of J2EE application servers but determined they did not meet customer stability requirements.
  • Designed and implemented a project web portal to improve communication within the project team as well as to end users and sponsors. This portal was built from leading Open Source products.
  • Introduced OOA/OOD practices in an organization beginning to embrace object oriented languages.
  • Completed a Y2K conversion and certification of an application critical to railroad operations and safety.
  • Built SOAP based web services.

Senior Systems Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed multiple lightweight client/server applications using CORBA v21, C++ and ORACLE on HP/UX.
  • Each application satisfied specific functions of warehouse operation.
  • This architecture of small goal oriented applications allows for a high degree of customization without significant effort.
  • This is a critical issue in order to respond to the unique demands of an ever-expanding customer base.
  • Produced UML models for each application.
  • Enabled Confidential to satisfy goals relating to its IPO.

Senior Systems Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Built and performed on-site installation of satellite ground stations. Clients being foreign and domestic government agencies.
  • Installations exist at global extremes from desert to polar locations, with Antarctica being one of the least accessible.
  • Due to system and data criticality I provided Quality Assurance and reliability engineering due to:
  • Some systems located in arctic regions and must be remotely controlled for extended periods
  • Expensive data that could potentially lost if not retrieved.
  • Developed control libraries for new instrumentation.
  • Built complete systems from in-house frameworks and libraries to reduce cost.
  • Ported applications from HP/UX to Windows to extend product lifecycle and market share.

Senior Object Oriented Designer/Developer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Modeled existing business processes with UML.
  • Defined User Interface Design Guidelines.
  • Mentored junior staff on C++ programming techniques.

Technical Lead

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Produced project deliverables for 1 of 9 team sports and the software framework for all of team sports.
  • Managed the technical direction of a team of 12 developers.
  • Managed operations for a team of 25+ volunteers during live sporting events.
  • Defined project scope, estimated work, planned deliverables ensuring on time delivery.
  • Architected the framework for a sports statistics entry system.
  • A pluggable application suite engineered for 11 different sports, eliminating much duplicate code.
  • Raw and calculated statistics delivery to television, scoreboards and print exceeded performance criteria.
  • Software configuration manager for 9 of 37 total sports applications.
  • Technical leadership of volunteer staff.
  • Championed use of automated testing, improving turnaround of regression testing cycle from 2 weeks to 4 hours.
  • Performed knowledge and skills transfer in Japan of the frameworks for use in the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics.

Senior Software Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Reengineered applications from 16-bit to 32-bit implementations.
  • Applications are critical to handling of passengers and baggage.
  • Old and new applications interoperated during the migration.
  • Interfaced to external hardware via serial connections.
  • Improved performance of the database backend by an order of magnitude.

Technical Lead

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Authored and taught new developer training class satisfying the business needs to reduce the learning curve.
  • Resulted in an improvement of 85%, reducing time from 4 weeks to 3 days.
  • Developed multiple utility functions and user interface components.
  • Managed multiple third party vendor development teams.

Senior Software Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed the multimedia, audio and video library of a talent industry casting application.

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