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Software Engineer

Location:
Orlando, FL
Posted:
March 20, 2018

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JOS VANDEVELDE

973-***-**** - ac4vgt@r.postjobfree.com - https://www.linkedin.com/in/josvandevelde

TECHNICAL EXECUTIVE

Vice President / Director of Software Development - CTO

SUMMARY

A multi-lingual world-traveler with experience in working with numerous cultures.

An Agile leader, with strong background in providing outsourcing and off-shoring expertise.

Highly accomplished, resourceful, and high-energy Technology Executive with a proven track record of success in growing and leading software engineering teams.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Software Development - Agile Leadership - Project Management - Team Building

Outsourcing - Business Development - Staff Leadership

International Leadership - Technology Development - Budget Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RESERVATIONS.COM, Orlando, FL 2017

A startup online travel agency company, with focus on new technology.

Senior Vice President of Technology

Leading the engineering and technology teams and the efforts to design, develop, automate, secure, and scale all B2C and B2B web sites.

Agile and Cloud technology champion throughout the company.

MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL, Las Vegas, NV 2014 - 2017

A global gaming, hospitality and entertainment company, generating $10 billion in revenue, owning and operating resorts in Nevada, Mississippi, Michigan, and Macau, China.

Executive Director, Software Development & Delivery

Led multiple teams (100+ people) responsible for the design and development of the company’s B2B and B2C ecommerce engine, custom built applications, mobile apps and websites as well as for the evaluation of new and emerging technology products and services.

Provided technical leadership for the architecture, design, software development and implementation of integrated business and technology solutions to deliver production ready solutions to meet the needs of the enterprise.

Initiated and executed the company-wide transformation from Waterfall to Agile, drastically improving quality and time-to-market.

ARISTOCRAT, Las Vegas, NV 2012 - 2014

A premium supplier of groundbreaking technologies to the international gaming industry.

Global Director, Software Development

Led the company's present and future global software gaming platform.

Built and managed the platform teams in Sydney, Australia, New Delhi, India and Las Vegas, USA of 60+ engineers and guided the technical direction.

Established and refined the software engineering discipline to deliver quality on-time products.

GREENVOLTS, Fremont, CA 2008 - 2012

Start-up Company specialized in solar hardware and software technology development.

Director, Software Development

In a Silicon Valley startup, as the first software engineer, responsible for the creation and day-to-day maintenance of a completely new software and firmware team, from the ground up.

Designed the complete SaaS based solar power monitoring software system and created a multi-year software product roadmap. Identified and outsourced the development of non-critical software components.

Managed the ongoing development of a full suite of cloud based software products to monitor, manage and operate a solar power plant, through a browser or mobile device. Assisted actively in the overall hardware product definition.

Also responsible for all manufacturing IT infrastructure and data collection from our overseas contract manufacturing facilities.

AMANO 1991 - 2007

Worldwide manufacturer of Parking, Access Control, Time and Attendance, and Cleaning Equipment with annual revenue of $800M.

AMANO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Parsippany, NJ 2001 - 2007

Subsidiary company of Amano Corp., providing US-based software and technology.

Vice President of Software Development – President

Established a start-up company with a focus on technology and SaaS software products. Grew the company up to 35 people with $3.5M revenues.

Recruited, hired, and trained new Software Engineers and Managers.

While maintaining day-to-day management of Software Development & QA, oversaw all company operations, including IT, Sales, Marketing, Product Management, HR, and Service divisions, and cultivated inter-company relationships throughout the worldwide Amano organization.

Drove organization towards outsourcing and off shoring of software development. Created strategic alliances with other companies in the industry. Reported quarterly to headquarters in Japan.

AMANO CINCINNATI, Roseland, NJ 1996 - 2001

Subsidiary company of Amano Corp., providing US-based software and hardware technology.

Manager – Director of Software Development

AMANO CORPORATION, Yokohama, Japan 1992 - 1996

Software Engineering Supervisor

AMANO ELECTRONICS EUROPE, Belgium 1991 - 1992

Software Engineer

EDUCATION

Economy, St. Lodewijksinstituut, Antwerp, Belgium

BS, Computer Science, Cambridge International

MBA, Management and Operations, Cambridge International, 2006

PATENTS

Integrated remotely controlled photovoltaic systems - USA 850212

Wireless local area network for a concentrated photovoltaic - USA 8644995

LANGUAGES

Fluent English/Dutch

Conversational French/Japanese

Basic German/ Portuguese



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