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Software Engineering Manager

Gibsonia, PA
June 15, 2019

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Timothy Matyas

Software Engineering Manager

**** ********* **, ********, ** 15044 724-***-****

Professional Summary

Effective engineering manager with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully. Highly personable and a great communicator. Seeking to apply well-developed process improvement and problem-solving capabilities within a successful organization.

Areas of Expertise

Lean Six Sigma

Agile methodology

Kanban/Scrum methodology

Goal-focused team management

DevOps principles

Risk management

Requirements engineering

Planning and implementation

Personnel reviews

Stakeholder analysis

Impedance mismatch reduction

Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Crucible/Fisheye, Confluence)

Microsoft TFS

TeamCity and CruiseControl.NET

Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, and Lucidchart

AWS and Azure

Slack and Microsoft Teams

Microsoft .NET (VB.NET, C#, Python) and C/C++

VS 2017, NuGet, and Jet Brains ReSharper

Microsoft SQL Server, PowerShell, batch

Subversion, GIT

Design patterns, MVP


University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, MI

Certification: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (February 2018)

West Virginia University: Morgantown, WV

Master of Science: Software Engineering (December 2017)

Cumulative GPA: 3.85

Westminster College: New Wilmington, PA

Bachelor of Science: Computer Science (May 2012)

Cumulative GPA: 3.512


Product Director (2018 – present)

Brunner BHiveLab: Pittsburgh, PA

Director for a series of customer-facing products.

Creates an interactive and engaging team culture while ensuring growth and profitability.

Point-of-contact with customers:

oCreates statements of work including cost estimation and timeline preparation.

oEnsures proper requirements engineering, quality control, risk management, and billing.

Implemented Kanban development methodology and continuous improvement activities.

Work with clients and design/development teams to develop short and long-term plans for system design.

Provide recommendations and insight to clients regarding their technology and development platforms.

Manage product release related activities including testing and documentation.

Strong promoter of unit testing as one of the best defenses against unplanned work.

Exceptional detail writing technical documentation.

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Software Engineering Manager (2015 – 2018)

Underwriters Laboratories (UL): Pittsburgh, PA

Agile Scrum and Kanban management of key division software projects.

Managed migrations of on-premise applications/infrastructure to AWS cloud infrastructure.

Mediated communication issues between team members, different business divisions, and stakeholders.

Oversaw full project life cycle management, from requirements engineering to retirement.

Strived to create an atmosphere of Lean Six Sigma continuous process improvement.

Supervised and mentored six globally diverse team members included USA, China, Belgium, and India.

SQL, PowerShell, and batch scripting to automate and improve manual processes.

Software Engineer (2012 – 2015)

Underwriters Laboratories (UL): Pittsburgh, PA

Microsoft .NET Agile developer as part of a global team using C#, VB.NET, SQL Server, and XML.

Reduced code complexity, increased test coverage, and profiled code using Big O time complexity analysis.

Implemented a CruiseControl.NET server, the team’s first automated continuous integration tool.


Underwriters Laboratories (UL): Pittsburgh, PA

Chemical Regulatory Database Software (2017 – 2018)

oScrum and Kanban project management of four-member development team.

oRequirements engineering with users, Kanban issue prioritization and release of work, using the Theory of Constraints to reduce bottlenecks and set work in progress limits, and deploys.

oTransition from Scrum to Kanban reduced deploy times from once a month to once a week.

Chemical Regulatory Database Process Improvement (2018 – 2018)

oProject manager for identifying process improvements for internal regulatory team.

oCollected the user’s documented database maintenance workflow and the user’s actual “day-to-day” maintenance workflow and used this information to identify improvement criteria.

Safety Data Sheet Quarterly Deliverable Process Improvement (2017 – 2018)

oUsed the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology to improve a quarterly document deliverable process.

Safety Data Sheet Authoring Software and XML Content Repository (2015 – 2018)

oProject management of a five-member development team consisting of internal and offshore developers.

oApplication hosted in AWS for a series of customers.

oRequirements engineering with users, managing backlog issues, creating and kicking off sprints, monitoring sprint progress, close of sprint, and software deployments.

Training Registration Mobile App Integration (2016 – 2017)

oScrum project management of five-person development team.

oManagement of two separate teams. One team was responsible for the development of the mobile app while the second team was responsible for modifications to the legacy system.

Westminster College: New Wilmington, PA

An Autonomous Firefighting Robot (2012 – 2014)

oConstructed an autonomous robot that successfully navigated all rooms of a mock house floor layout in search of a candle. Once the candle was located, the robot extinguished it.

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