Engineering Director with 17 years of proven financial, technical, and analytical skills. Utilizes data-driven written and spoken communication techniques, a competitive personality, and an innovative algorithmic approach. Purposefully planned experiences built on versatile occupations in software development, quality assurance, system integration, production operations, sales, product management, and project management.
Full descriptions of projects and accounts at: http://web.me.com/leem98/iWeb/Site/Projects.html
ENGINEERING DIRECTOR, OVERSEE.NET LOS ANGELES, CA 2007-2009
As Java and perl Development Manager for four business units (DomainSponsor, SnapNames, Moniker, and Domain Tools), used agile/scrum and Test Driven Development for 10+ external applications/services and 6+ internal applications. 90% on time code complete for over 300 releases, each ranging from 2 weeks to 6 months delivery.
As Application Support manager, managed and implemented ITILv2 best practices including: change, incident, release, and problem.
Sr engineering Manager, Yahoo! (Overture) Burbank, CA 2004-2007
Operations Manager supporting production revenue stream on 99.95% uptime, 13000+ systems, and 3 PB storage.
Developed automation solutions using agile/scrum, AJAX, SOAP, C, PHP, and PostgreSQL/MySQL. Resulting intellectual property include: server configuration management built on cfengine, e2e automated“bare metal” to fully provisioned application server, co-lo asset and inventory management built on cacti, and “no-touch” OS installation
Sr solutions manager, shunra software kfar saba, israel 2003-2004
Inside/Outside Sales, Pre/Post Sales, business development, and Technical consulting services in Application Performance Management and Network WAN Modeling, Baselining, and Emulation. On $1M quota, achieved $175K, $700K, and $270K in three quarters. Worked on 50+ Fortune 500 accounts, including: EA, Sony, and CountryWide.
Technical expertise in WAN (Frame Relay, QoS, and multi-cast)/WLAN, LoadRunner 7.x, and other unit-testing solutions for network testing/shaping.
sr manager, openwave systems (phone.com) redwood city, ca 2000-2002
As Sales Manager, consistently achieved or exceeded annual quota (108% – 2001 on $12M quota) in New York, Australia, Brazil, Korea, China, and England.
As Sales Engineer, responsible for implementation, bug fixes, and developing custom solutions for customers such as SKT.
As Product Manager for Provisioning Manager (an OTA mobile activation and management solution), able to market, engineer, and implement at Verizon Wireless.
Sr Manager, bearingpoint (kpmg consulting) Mountain view, ca 1998-2000
Quantified value by selling, executing, and delivering EAI, ERP, Security, and LDAP systems on time and within budgets. Managed $100M ecosystem partnership with Cisco Systems.
As project manager, all 11 engagements (ranging from two months to 18 months) never missed a budget or deadline in three years.
Lead security and system integrator for six engagements, including: architect, developer, and administrator of security infrastructure for Pennsylvania’s Justice System.
Sr software engineer, finra (nasdaq) rockville, md 1996-1997
Lead analyst and architect of major IT projects: messaging infrastructure, Internet technologies, and content management systems. Architect, developer, and system administrator for nasdaq.com, nasd.com, and nasdr.com.
programmer, verizon communications (Bell atlantic) Silver spring, md 1992-1996
C developer, desktop publisher, pro-video editor, graphics designer, and 3D illustrator for BACTV (multimedia arm of Bell Atlantic), BANI, BA ISDN, and BA Business Report
San Jose State University — MBA
University of Maryland at College Park — BS Finance, BS Information Systems
Certifications: Scrum Master, CMMI, ITILv2 Service Practitioner, Holden Power Base Selling, Miller Heiman Selling, Effective Requirements Writing (M2920C), and Microsoft Engineer #477505
Java (drools, eclipse, junit, hibernate, ibatis, DAO), SQL, perl (mod_perl, Apache, Tomcat), SCM (SVN, CVS, Perforce), HTML, JSP, JDBC, XML, TCP/IP, NFS, YML, Bugzilla, MVC Frameworks (struts, spring, catalyst), UNIX (Linux, Solaris, MacOS, Ubuntu) and Windows Server
Interests: PADI Rescue Dive Instructor, ACSM Personal Trainer, and Motorcycling Enthusiast
Managed and integrated 14 person software development teams based in Los Angeles, Portland, and Fort Lauderdale for 10+ applications/services in the domain registration, escrow, auctioning, valuation, and traffic analysis industries. Relevant changes include: transition to agile, source code repository consolidation, common code components, DB consolidation (Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL), and datacenter migration. Software projects include: 1) delivered premium domain name marketplace system (dnex.com), 2) added significant feature set to auction platform: buy-it-now, self-listing, and categorization 3) managed domain name appraisal system for valuation of domain names (DNA)
Matured and led 20 person software development team for a massively high transaction web advertising platform build on sophisticated algorithms for categorization, keyword search results optimization, and relevancy. Pertinent changes include: transition to agile development, improved relationship management between business units and departments, technical coaching/mentoring, and improved (SLA and KPI) metrics for increased department transparency. Results include: 95% completion of roadmap for three straight quarters, RPC (revenue per click) lift on several engineering driven projects, and retention of key technical professionals. Software projects include: 1) delivered new payment processing back-end (Pubman and STATS) and front-end (Admon) on time (six months), 2) re-factored keyword management DB (kmart) for performance gains through generic attributes, 3) rewrote business rules engine (SearchPortal) for reduced complexity and performance improvements.
Led, convinced, and implemented scalable ITILv2 in a successful effort to improve the efficiencies of a medium-sized company. Best practices improved or added include: change, release, incident, problem, Help Desk, and SLA management. Results included measured response/resolution, significantly reduced rollbacks (<2%), and increased transparency into Technology department.
Led technical team to architect, design, and develop automation solutions. Resulting intellectual property includes: server configuration management, e2e “bare metal” to fully provisioned application server, co-lo asset and inventory management, and “no-touch” OS installation.
Utilized J2EE and .NET Web services to build XML-based web application into back-end ERP-HR, accounting, and Finance systems. Invoicing, payroll, and other business services tied into secure (authentication, authorization, non-repudiation, and access) SSO (single sign-on) directory.
Led eight-person engineering security project that involved services such as: Web application development for disaster recovery system. Technologies included: Teamsite/WebSphere, PKI digital signature, implementing Checkpoint intrusion detection solution, performance management, and a vulnerability detection program.
Strategic sales for South Korean wireless carriers. Responsibilities included: project management, Bench-mark Testing (BMT) of wireless web applications and gateways, and performance management of applications. Projects included: Ensuring WAP Push-based applications were being served and properly functioning, diagnosing OTA (Over The Air) provisioning/device management problems, and client/microbrowser/UI design programs.
Strategic sales for major North American wireless carriers. WAP Solutions included: unified messaging (IP voicemail, SMS, MMS, and IM) and mobile infrastructure (WAP 1.x/2.x gateways – content translation, proxy, web services, and security). Focused exclusively on “enormous opportunities” using an inventive process of unifying product management, business development, engineering, and architects to act as one coherent team.
Manager on Application and Delivery Management Infrastructure (ADMI). Best of breed technologies were integrated using a common messaging interface to automate many systems, network and applications delivery and management processes. Architected the integration of all the components required for monitoring and proactively managing many end-to-end ASP infrastructures from a network, systems and applications point of view.
Cradle to grave functional business processes implementation of PeopleSoft Financials and HRMS. Included the automation and auditability of workflow security, business process controls, and embedded audits
Designed, integrated, and implemented LAN/MAN/system security architectures for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s JNET (Ridge-Schweiker Administration’s statewide criminal justice network) project and eleven state agencies using VPN/extranet technologies, including: firewalls (Firewall-1/MS Proxy Server), encryption/digital certificates (3DES/x.509), access tokens (SecurID), and router security (ACL). This secure, web-based solution took existing, disparate systems to create a common online environment for sharing critical law-enforcement and public safety information – without changing the existing system. This nationally recognized network for the justice community would be used to support the Federal Homeland security office.
Strategically involved in the Cisco/Microsoft partnership with KPMG Consulting, porting Microsoft’s Active Directory (NT 5.0) product to Solaris and HP-UX 11.0, and adding Cisco enhancements. These enhancements include moving client code (LDAP V3, Eventing and Kerberos) into IOS. Worked closely with both DSL and Cable Business Units to do flow-through provisioning of DSL devices and Cable modems. This included security authentication and extensive device knowledge. Also involved in the role of Architect in the application and deployment of Cisco’s Active Directory. Maintained in-depth involvement with the Directory Enabled Network (DEN) initiative, which was integral to the success of the project. As this product was not yet in beta, led group in identifying areas needing further drill down and pushed these issues into the core development teams to further focus the development effort. Involved with directing a Performance team to generate performance bench marking tools for Directory Technology. Developed CNS (Cisco Network Services) solutions for several POP NOC telcos. (DSL/Cable flow-through provisioning and device management) Designs included: Lights Out operations/remote manageability/clustering/scalability/disaster recovery on Windows 2000, security authentication, BMT (Bench Mark Test) performance of ADSI/LDAP for DEN (Directory Enabled Network), directory planning, and integration issues with Active Directory and other operating systems
Web Application Development of nasdaq.com web site using NT 4.0/IIS 3.0, ASP, and C++. Designed, developed, re-engineered, and operated the Nasdaq web site on Compaq and Dell servers, NT 4.0/IIS 3.0, MS SQL Server 6.5, SCO UNIX custom market source feed, twin DS-3’s, Cisco 7000 routers, Cisco LocalDirector, and two firewalls (TIS Gauntlet and Checkpoint Firewall-1)
As lead analyst and project coordinator designed company strategy and implemented architecture for all corporate Internet/Intranet information systems, including: NewsRoom, NASD, NASD Regulation, and NIMI built using Oracle 7/SQL/Net, and Qualix/Octopus clustering on Sun/Dell HWManaged messaging project to migrate SMTP/POP services from UNIX and groupware services from Lotus to a pure Microsoft Exchange based architecture
Responsible for integration testing, evaluating, and rolling out Internet technologies: browser, plug-ins, and viewers for five platforms, webcasting clients, Search engine servers (Verity), web statistics analysis, LDAP services, NNTP, chat/IRC, and messaging servers
Implementation planning and configuration of numerous Microsoft BackOffice and Netscape Suite Spot products, including: MS SiteServer (CRS, Personalization System, ILS), and Proxy Server 2.5