Senior Engineering Manager

Full stack MVC development overseeing architecture, implementation, testing, and deployment of technical solutions for a nationally recognizable list of high profile, traffic, and performance inspired clients.

Motivated leader with experience making strategic decisions around emerging technologies, business strategy, technology operations, application and product development. Extensive technical experience with complete SDLC including project execution and delivery utilizing agile methodology and scum.

Work Experience

Wide Open Technologies
Project Manager / Senior Software Developer
Wilmington, NC
June 2015 – June 2018

Wide Open Technologies brings enterprise-level technology to small and mid-sized companies – building the digital technology that solves unique problems, works better and turns ideas into functional reality.

  • Extensive technical experience with complete SDLC.

  • Project execution and delivery utilizing agile methodology (sprints, scrum, feature driven development, active prototyping).

  • Accountable to review project level efficiency and provide guidance to team members and management on improvements.

  • Capacity planning and resource leveling

  • Management of multiple remote teams and larger scale project logistics

  • Experience with established and start-up environments in various industry verticals including Fintech, Real Estate, B2B, SAAS, and Franchises.


Wide Open Technologies
Senior Software Developer
Wilmington, NC
August 2014 - June 2015

Wide Open Technologies brings enterprise-level technology to small and mid-sized companies – building the digital technology that solves unique problems, works better and turns ideas into functional reality.

  • Advised and directed product owners on complexity, risk, and time requirements to complete development projects and tasks.

  • Analyzed system metrics, business processes, and systems capabilities to identify gaps and business opportunities.

  • Software architecture, design, integration, and implementation execution of new products and services

  • Lead and coordinate agile/SCRUM structured sprint cycles while mentoring and coordinating simultaneous workflows in a hands-on, focused, productive and team-oriented environment.

  • Responsible to independently problem solve and research solutions and complete complex coding tasks as part of structured sprint cycles.

  • Code reviews and enforcement of code standards and development processes among team member


BLITZ
Senior Software Developer
Santa Monica, CA
Aug 2011 - Aug 2014

BLITZ is a leading, integrated agency with one goal: develop sustainable relationships between clients and customers. By creating engaging and highly imaginative campaigns, applications and platforms, they help brands become a seamless part of their audiences' everyday lives. They design and engineer a commercial derivative of love.

  • Dynamic Object Oriented LAMP Stack development in PHP 5.x, MySQL 5.x, jQuery, and MVC environment. Focusing on desktop and mobile platforms utilizing compliance standards and multi browser compatibility.

  • Responsible for architecting, implementing, testing, and deploying technical solutions for a nationally recognizable list of high profile, traffic, and performance inspired clients.

  • Social networking programming for Facebook, Twitter, and GetGlue utilizing API tools.


ConsumerTrack
Senior Software Developer
Manhattan Beach, CA
January 2011 - August 2011

ConsumerTrack, Inc. is an online marketing company, focused on driving traffic and generating leads for advertising partners within the personal finance verticals. They've been optimizing web traffic for over 7 years, and their web community (including GoBankingRates.com, GoInsuranceRates.com, GoLookOnline.com, GoIdentityProtect.com and GoFreeCredit.com) generates more than 3 million visitors monthly.

  • Dynamic Object Oriented development in PHP 5.3, MySQL 5.x, Zend Framework environment.

  • Team lead in a high pace,dynamic, interactive, structured, and team oriented environment.

  • Responsible to lead, mentor, and train fellow software developers in order to improve processes and the team as a whole.

  • Responsible for architecting, implementing, testing, and deploying technical solutions on existing and new sites.


Apollo Interactive
Senior Software Developer
Culver City, CA
April 2007 - Dec 2010

Apollo Interactive is an interactive agency specializing in digital acquisition. They create online marketing solutions that inspire customers to take action. They help consumer brands achieve practical marketing goals. Their value is creating a powerful and measurable source of profitable revenue for their client partners. Their services and technology include full cycle website development, online advertising, search marketing PPC/SEO, market research, email marketing, social media strategy/development, mobile marketing, analytics, multivariate testing, and content management.

  • Dynamic Object Oriented LAMP Stack development in PHP 5.x, MySQL 5.x, PEAR environment. Focusing on desktop and mobile platforms utilizing compliance standards and multi browser compatibility.

  • Team lead in a high pace, interactive, structured, and team oriented environment.

  • Responsible for architecting, implementing, testing, and deploying technical solutions for a nationally recognizable list of high profile, traffic, and performance inspired clients.

  • Expertise in all phases of online marketing initiatives including requirement gathering, development, deployment, and ROI analysis.

  • Social networking programming for Facebook and Twitter utilizing API tools.


X92.net/ Stylem Media
Software Engineer
Santa Monica, CA
Dec 2006 - May 2007

  • Dynamic PHP/MySQL development for Mobile and Desktop platforms utilizing compliance standards and multi browser compatibility.

  • User driven site receiving 200,000+ page views per day. (www.MyPhoned.com)

  • Utilized XHTML, PEAR, GD image streaming, Google Maps API and multiple CSS sheets within a fully modular template driven layout

  • Team management and version control/tracking using Eclipse and Secure Copy (SCP UNIX FTP client) within a WAMP development environment

  • Social Networking features including email, SMS messaging, interactive maps, comment boards, etc …


Luma Pictures
VFX Coordinator
Venice, CA
Mar 2006 - Aug 2006

  • Worked on pipeline and web/database tracker within a strict Macintosh production environment using PHP/MySQL, DreamWeaver 8 and CocoaMySQL

  • Utilized a combination of programming and graphical skills to maintain, update, and maximize design of company website with Flash (www.luma-pictures.com).

  • Managed and distributed input and output of all VFX materials for feature films including: Zoom, Apocalypto, Gustave, The Covenant, and The Holiday.

  • Completed post production work including: logging, digitizing, editing, and sound design.

  • Maintained client relations with: Lakeshore Entertainment, Screen Gems, Sony, Technicolor, and Revolution Studios.


Pepperdine University
Assistant Director Admission Enrollment Systems
Malibu, CA
Mar 2005 - Mar 2006

  • Responsible for importing content sensitive data records to multiple MySQL databases while effectively minimizing data corruption and duplication utilizing MySQL, MS Access and Enterprise Manager.

  • Led development initiatives to upgrade and refine current database system and mainframe applications.

  • Accountable for creating, maintaining, and classifying communication tracks/groups for current and inquiring students.

  • Responsible for presenting formal reports and spreadsheets for distribution and formal analysis.


Pepperdine University
Technology Coordinator
Malibu, CA
Mar 2003 - Mar 2005

  • Communicated with IT-Business Center directors, Retail Management staff, and Web and Multimedia group to create Pepperdine’s first online retail environment.

  • Coordinated, designed, developed, and maintained Pepperdine University’s Campus Computer Store web site in accordance with University standards using MS FrontPage (www.pepperdine.edu/it/computerstore)

  • Implemented Cougar Mountain Point Of Sale Accounting for Pepperdine’s TRC.

  • Eliminated paper sales logs, automated month-end accounting, and created electronic inventory management solution which rapidly improved business productivity and workflow.

  • Provided technology consultation and customer relations to incoming students, staff, and faculty.

  • Utilized positive, proactive, team leadership in a technology help desk environment.