Experience

Accomplished Technologist with extensive experience in technology strategy, total software lifecycle, team development and project management. Proven results in strategic cost-reduction and risk assessment, utilizing and implementing creative solutions to improve team and process efficiency and business practices. Administers expert leadership for teams of onshore and offshore developers and vendors.

Work History

etouches, Norwalk, CT | December 2014 – Present

Senior Developer

  • Ongoing development of new features and innovations on existing multi tenant SaaS event and marketing software platform (www.etouches.com)
  • Troubleshooting and debugging client facing and internal issues
  • Assist other developers with technical and procedural challenges
  • Work with internal stakeholders on product enhancements
  • Develop using Yii & Laravel PHP Frameworks and jQuery & Prototype.js Frameworks

North American Power & Gas, Norwalk, CT | March 2013 – November 2014

Consulting LAMP Developer / Technical Team Lead

  • Lead a team of onsite(3) and off shore(6) developers including task assignments, code reviews and deployments
  • Introduce and provide leadership for implementing modified SCRUM/Agile process for project management and delivery
  • Utilize Zend & custom MVC frameworks to enhance user interface and backend functionality for company call center and marketing applications to support expansion into new markets
  • Collaborate with business leaders in other departments to develop training materials in expanding markets
  • Provided leadership and training for the migration from SVN to Git for web development team
  • Implemented new customer self-service portal using Zend with a SOA utilizing SOAP & REST
  • Public Facing Projects: NAPCustomer.com

Media Envy, LLC, Stamford, CT | January 2013-March 2013

Consulting LAMP Developer

  • Responsible for feature enhancements to real-time decision platform for lead qualification for consumer financial services products
  • Provide operational support for mission critical applications
  • Assist with data analytics
  • Utilize Zend MVC Framework, OOPHP, Javascript, jQuery, MySQL

Pavé Life, Darien, CT | March 2012-December 2012

Freelance Senior Technology Director

  • Early stage startup providing Arts & Cultural organizations a self-service platform for selling tickets to performances and events at a discount while allowing consumers to bundle entertainment tickets with premium restaurant and hotel discounts
  • Build internal team to take over site development from external partner
  • Introduce industry best practices and standards for scalable web applications development to a new development team
  • Establish infrastructure in the cloud to minimize up front and leverage scalability
  • Utilize LAMP, Amazon Cloud, jQuery, AJAX, WordPress and HTML5 to develop custom E-Commerce platform
  • Integrate with numerous third party API’s for content syndication and ticket distribution through partners such as Amazon Local, eBay Lifestyles, Google Offers, etc.

Engage121.com, Norwalk, CT | December 2011-February 2012

Freelance Senior Web Application Developer

  • Developed custom modules in PHP, HTML5, jQuery and MySQL based on client specifications for integration of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc) with a proprietary SaaS social media publishing and listening platform positioned to reach local markets through franchises and outlets

Social Media Link New York, NY | June 2010-October 2011

Director of Technology

  • Re-Architected and Rebuilt back-end and front-end functionality to provide a platform that allowed for ongoing scalability and maintainability using LAMP stack; implemented RESTful webservices to allow greater flexibility
  • Recruit & manage between 2 to 5 onshore developers and 15 offshore developers; manage onshore and nearshore vendors; oversee, coach and motivate internal developers
  • Utilize offshore and nearshore resources to reduce outsourcing costs by $15,000 per month; reduced risk and defect rate through the introduction of software development lifecycle best practices, defect tracking and requirements management
  • Implement version control allowing multiple developers to work simultaneously; executed Quality Assurance initiatives and software testing; employed elements of Scrum methodology
  • Enhance site’s community functionality, content management and campaign administration; developed web-based self-service client reporting
  • Notable Projects: Smiley360, Social Media Link