More than 15 years of experience as an IT Professional. Experience spans software and systems architecture, product development, QA, project management, and columnist:
Helping the insurtech start-up develop and deliver robust, scalable, cloud-based ReSTful APIs and modern web applications.
Hands-on, strategic, architecture and efficiency planning across the retail development organization.
Lead development teams in multiple legacy product rewrites.
Promoted, defined, and implemented initial cloud strategy for the R&D group.
Technologies and patterns include: Azure ARM, Web API, .Net, SQL Server, Solr, Couchbase, Memcached, RabbitMQ, Linux/Windows, and ReSTful microservices.
Expansion, enhancement, and development of the financial research company's technology-based initiatives including: overhaul of a content management system, implementing a topic map based meta-data / search engine, creating SSIS ETL processes, and developing a web based quantitative analysis tool set.
Development of the company's web initiative including a "ground-up" custom content management system.
Responsible for management and implementation of development and deployment, infrastructure, and operations for the group. Helped develop and launch an e-commerce platform targeted to IT professionals. Managed multiple 3rd parties including contracting developers, designers, and QA analysts.
A technical architect/project manager for the acquisition and integration of a multi-million dollar, open-source derived, web-based, email company.
Helped design the infrastructure of the company's Microsoft-based datawarehouse.
Multiple infrastructure consolidations and relocations.
Helped design and implement five enterprise-class environments including a proving infrastructure located at Microsoft's Redmond campus.
Technical advisor to new technologies including cost-benefit analysis of implementing new technology, custom components and vendor contact.
Responsible for the implementation and support of the company's network, infrastructure, and applications.
Troubleshot hardware/software problems throughout the 3000+ desktops environment.
Wrote a UNIX command line tool for user account conversions.
Designed, developed, implemented, and updated the company's customer transaction-tracking, invoicing, and reporting system, including financial reports, calendaring, user tracking, PDF generation and document creation, translating business requirements into tuned software; multiple releases.
Re-engineered a DVD-authoring project management application, to increase performance, add significant functionality, and improve usability; multiple releases.
Datacenter evaluation for improving scalability, reliability, and security.
Developed an application that transforms XML content.
Developed a C# / MSSQL redirect management and traffic analysis application for pcmag.com, go.pcmag.com.
Upgrade of Vignette CMS and associated web-farm for their production hosting environment.
B.S. Computer Science
George B. Bryan Award for Academic Excellence
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