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Senior Software Engineer

Clinton, New Jersey, 08809, United States
April 26, 2019

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Sven Bert Olsson

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Extensive experience in software design and development, web technologies, project management, customer interaction, telecommunications, and technical documentation.



Software Engineering: Architecture and Design, Development, Maintenance, and Support

Change Tracking, Configuration Management, and Deployment

SDLC Analysis, Documentation, and Enhancement

Project Management: Planning, Progress Tracking, Release Management, Budgets

Personnel Management: Hiring, Training, Evaluation, Supervision

Technical Documentation: Requirements and Designs, User Guides, Reference Manuals

Telecommunications Technology

Software Engineering and Development

System Architecture and Detailed Design

Structured Object-Oriented Programming

Web Service Design, Development, and Documentation

Data Consumption, Translation, and Storage (ETL)

Integration of 3rd party APIs

Data Modeling and Database Schema Definition

Maintenance and Debugging

Performance Analysis and Mitigation

Programming Languages

C ~ C++



Java (SE)


UNIX Shell

Web Technologies


Java EE ~ Servlets ~ JSP



Node.js ~ Express

Chatbots ~ DialogFlow



Salesforce API



eBay API


Payment Processing

Facebook Apps & API

Apache ~ Tomcat

Smarty ~ Twig

Twitter API

Cloud Computing


Google Firebase




SQL Server






Other Capabilities

Git ~ SVN ~ CVS

Alexa Skills

Postman ~ SoapUI



Ant ~ Make ~ Maven






UNIX Command-line Tools


Founder of Olsson.Tech (Clinton NJ) December 2017 – Present

Head of Everything of Olsson.Tech, providing custom software engineering services, largely for W2O Group.

Web Site 1: Architecture and development of

Moodle, PHP, JavaScript, HTML/CSS

Web Site 2: Development and maintenance of

Laravel, MySQL, Salesforce API

Chatbots: Architecture and development of prototype chatbots for W2O and a pharma client.

DialogFlow, Node.js, HTML/CSS

Alexa Skill: Design and development of an Amazon Alexa Skill to be part of a W2O presentation.

Alexa Skills, Amazon Lambda, Node.js

In addition to these W2O projects, acted as customer interface and developer for a major update of the Millea Bros Auctions web site ( The site is built in WordPress, using Visual Composer.

Member of Digital Labs @ Endava (Mendham NJ) November 2015 – November 2017

After the acquisition of Nickelfish by Endava, became member of the Endava US Digital Labs team.

Artis: Architecture and development of an internal blog and artifact manager for Endava.

Java, JSP, Neo4j Graph DB

VR: Design and development of experimental VR Android application.

Java, Android SDK, Camera APIs

Director of Engineering @ Nickelfish IDM (Mendham NJ) May 2010 – October 2015

Principal engineer and developer during the growth of Nickelfish, reporting directly to the officers of the company.

Coldwell Banker: System architect, customer contact, and backend developer as technical lead of a multi-year effort culminating in a major update to

PHP, ETL, Web Services, MySQL, Unix Shell, AEM

Wyndham / RCI: System architect, customer contact, and developer for over half-a-dozen Wyndham / RCI projects over about 4 years.

PHP, Web Services, Data Feeds, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Java, MySQL, Oracle

W2O Group: Design and backend development for a number of web-based KPI dashboards in support of W2O work with Honeywell, Bayer, and others.

PHP, JavaScript, ETL for Metric and Social Media data

You Give Goods: System architect, customer contact, and backend developer for

PHP, MySQL, Data Feeds, Payment Processing

Prudential: Architecture and customer interaction as technical lead of a Mobile Retirement Calculator.

In addition to the above, served as architect and developer of the server-side software for more than a dozen other Nickelfish projects based on a LAMP stack. The clients included Benjamin Moore, Barker Black, Coleman Research, Fadó Irish Pubs, Howard Berger, and Kitchen Expo.

Founder of Telcom 21 (Lebanon NJ) July 2006 – April 2010

President and founder of Telcom 21, providing custom development services for the telecom industry. The primary client was Custom Toll Free (CTF), a provider of toll-free service.

CTF: Architecture, design, development, and customer interaction for a comprehensive toll-free management system, interacting with SMS/800 (the national toll-free number database).

C++, PHP, MySQL, API, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, TCP/IP, ASN.1, Microsoft Access

Divi: In addition to CTF work, partnered with my friend Dave Vioreanu and his company Divi. (Dave would soon become the CTO of Nickelfish, and I followed him to Mendham.) Some of the projects were a flight status display for AT&T, as well as web sites for Pilates on 5th and The Connor Group.

Director of Toll Free Systems @ csf Corporation (Somerset NJ) June 1991 – July 2006

Initially an architect and developer of custom solutions for csf clients (predominantly AT&T), and eventually moving into various leadership roles.

A web application that provided a means to obtain quality toll-free numbers. Responsibilities included management of the entire line of business, design and development of the web application, as well as all customer negotiations and support.

PHP, Smarty templates, Payment Processing, JavaScript, Postgres

8MS: Web application that allows service providers to manage their toll-free numbers by providing an interface to SMS/800. Managed 8MS development staff, interacted with customers, designed new features, etc.

C, C++, Java, JSP, HTML, JavaScript, Oracle, UNIX Shell

Member of Technical Staff @ Bell Laboratories (Murray Hill NJ) January 1977 – May 1991

Joined AT&T Bell Labs as a Laboratory Assistant in the summer of ’76. Hired as a Technical Associate shortly thereafter. Promoted to Senior TA, and, ultimately, to Member of Technical Staff.

ADW/COBOL: Lead member of a team responsible for the design and maintenance of a Windows-based client/server application to aid development of COBOL applications.

COBOL, UNIX Shell, Windows, SNA

ISAS: Technical lead of the team responsible for the architecture, development, and deployment of a UNIX software configuration and change management system known as the Integrated Software Administration System.

C, C++, Lisp, UNIX Shell, SQL

UNIX Utilities: Development and maintenance of a number of UNIX commands and system utilities.

C, C++, UNIX Shell

UNIX Docs: Primary editor and curator for multiple iterations of a large set of UNIX System user guides and reference manuals.

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