DIRECTOR, MANAGER AND ARCHITECT IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
A leader with a proven record of delivering outstanding headship on business and technical sides. A champion of innovative solutions, leadership, delivery and a strong customer focus. I demonstrate success in influencing organizational change, developing business relationships, implementing technology and process improvement. I am a team player, a thought leader with excellent communication skills, a highly driven achiever, a fast learner, resourceful, analytical & detail oriented.
Pioneer of Agile Methodology in Transamerica. Successfully implemented in the entire organization. This enables continuous churning of working software and visibility to the customer allowing for continuous improvement throughout the software development process.
Creator of Transamerica’s first online and standalone premium quoting tool. The tool equips producers/ agents with power in their hands at all times, making business delivery efficient & effective.
Leader in building, managing and maintains ERP type software. The software suite effectively allows for small to mid-sized business to fully manage and operate using management software.
Innovator: Introduced and implemented automated Test-Driven Development to organizations' development teams. TDD facilitates writing quality, testable code. It enables immediate feedback on tested pieces. Focuses on customer needs, requirements. It ensures apt design early in development.
FidelityInvestments – Westlake,Texas Aug 2016 to Present
Senior Manager Automation, DevOps
Leader in technology delivery, automation strategy, governance, architectural&development bestpractices.
Manager, architect, scope & size technology investments, influencingend to end business solution design.
Increased development & quality efficiency by 30% through DevOps transformation, CICD, TDD&BDD.
Improved throughput by 25% via R&D, application and data architecture, testing & automation strategies.
Simplify the big picture from customer needs to a well-defined architecture for developers to implement.
Cut 20% in tooling costs, make/ buy decisions in advising the Architectural & Automation ReviewBoard.
Champion user experience (UX) solutions, basing on market insights, financial & competitiveresearch.
Improved on applications’ robustness, maintainability and portability by decomposing, refactoring and modernizing applications into microservices for cloud migration.
Intensified quality, standards and innovation as an active Thought Leadership member of the organization.
Champion customer focused solutions, basing on market insights, financial & competitiveresearch.
Enterprise architect designing artifacts for conceptual, contextual, logical and security flows.
Successfully established IT vision, goals & strategic direction, in collaboration with the leadership team.
Productively streamlined alignment between business & IT, governing the laid-out policies & strategies.
Foster ideal technical solutions for business needs by collaborating with business & technical leadership.
Delivered clarity via strategic short & long-term roadmaps based on KPIs, metrics & customer research.
Successfully facilitate development to delivery productivity in SDLC using Agile & Scrum.
Elevated developer standards by mentoring in architecture, development & security, locally & offshore.
Improve teams’ make up, staffing & capacity approvals/ ratios with provenevaluation performance matrix.
IntelliSoftTechnologies,Inc.-Irvin,Texas Mar 2015 - July 2016
Team Lead/ Architect Software Engineer
Architect, software engineer for data and applications, employing Agile and Scrum in SDLC.
Enhanced productivity and delivery througharchitectural and engineering best practices, DevOps, CI/CD transformation, automated testing strategies and practices.
Improved and raised developers’ standards as a hands-on manager, mentor and coach.
Implemented better, cutting edge technology solutions by evaluating industry’s best technology trends.
ECiSoftwareSolutions-Fortworth,Texas Jan 2014 to Feb 2015
Industry experts supporting entrepreneurship and profitable growth of small - medium sized enterprises
Manager/ Architect Software Engineering
Architect, designer and engineer building ERP software, business management eCommerce solutions.
Increased efficiency and effectiveness in application delivery by instituting TDD, DevOps and CI/CD.
Increased quality by continuous improvement, automated testing and striving to get it right the first time.
Improved delivery of quality working software by 25%, in SDLC by employing Agile & Scrum.
Champion solutions backing customer study/ voice, market insights, financial & competitive research.
Influenced end to end business solution design as a manager and architect to solution and quality teams.
Improved projects’ execution by planning, sizing and scoping through project management & Agile.
Successfully collaborated with engineers to implement the right solutions, meeting business needs.
Elevated the organization’s productivity, efficiency & performance by promoting engineering best practices
Cut 30% retail costs by providing strategic and technical direction supporting large scale SaaS.
Provided fluid integration, flexibility, consistency & stability for products enhancements as a manager.
Optimized systems performance through software evaluations, analysis and capacity planning.
Improved teams’ throughput by mentoring, coaching and conducting code walk throughs/ reviews.
Transamerica Insurance Company/AEGON-Bedford,Texas Feb 2008 – Jan 2014
Much more than an insurance or financial services company we're your partner in tomorrow
Lead Software Engineer/ Architect
Technical leader in architecture, design, engineering & security, coordinating local & offshore teams.
Architect and engineer application solutions and databases, encouraging data driven culture in solutions.
Successful pioneered Agile methodology in Software Development Life Cycle Management (SDLC), leading to higher customer involvement and satisfaction, increased project control, faster ROI.
Successfully deliver 95% quality, by endorsing Behavioral, Test-Driven Development (BDD, TDD) culture.
Established efficiency through automated testing DevOps, CICD and continuous process improvement.
Eliminated 90% systems’ downtime by managing and engineering system integration, data & modelling. Improved teams’ throughput by mentoring, coaching and conducting code walk throughs/ reviews.
Excelled in quality delivery, customer satisfaction and innovation as an active Thought Leadership member.
Increased on time delivery through project management, scoping and sizing in conjunction with Agile.
Cut costs by participating in make or buy decisions for software, tools & infrastructure considering ROI. Increased production and performance by implementing industry’s cutting-edge technology and tools.
Delivered the best technical solutions aligned with organization’s goals by partnering with stakeholders.
Communicated effectively to executives by preparing and presenting activity, progress & status reports. Lead vendor option analysis, strategic sourcing, priorities, relationship management and cost.
Master’s in Business Administration, University of Texas at Arlington -Arlington,TX 2014
Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, University of Texas at Arlington -Arlington,TX 2008
Fellow, Life Management Institute: Standard of excellence in Financial Services Industry.
Certified Scrum Master
TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY STACK
Web Services: SOA, Virtualized Infrastructure, SaaS, SOAP & RESTful Web Services, Micro Services, AWS, WSDL, XML, JSON, Web API.
Data Management: DB and Software Architecture, Mining, RDBMS MS SQL & Oracle applications and databases, DB2, NoSQL, UML, batch and real-time data architecture, SSIS, Extraction- Transformation-Load (ETL), Object Relational Mapping (ORM).
Testing and Quality: TDD, JUnit, Selenium and Cucumber, Parasoft, SoapUI, Sahi, SonarQube and SonarLint, PMD, EclEmma, Puppet, Loadrunner, JMeter.
Continuous Intergration and Automation Tools: Jenkins, UrbanCode, Artifactory, Docker, Release Manager, Git, TFS, Selenium and Cucumber, Sahi.
Project Management: Agile and Scrum, VersionOne, Rally, Jira, Waterfall.
Others: Security, Salesforce, eCommerce systems, System Monitoring and Analytics, WebSphere, JBoss, Apache, Tomcat, Maven, ANT, Gradle, Integration of data, Eclipse, IntelliJ, AppDynamics.