Software Consultant / Bank of America Merrill Lynch
September 2017 - January 2018
Served as scrum master and developer within an agile team developing a replacement for an existing securities trading settlement and clearing system. This software was written in Scala using the Akka library and was designed to handle transaction volumes in the tens of millions per day. The team placed a heavy emphasis on continuous integration and automated build & testing using Jenkins and Ansible. Besides coding my responsibilities included conducting Scrum ceremonies such as backlog grooming, sprint retrospectives & planning and user demos.
Senior Cloud Developer / Forefront Corp
January 2016 - August 2017
Lead Systems Engineer / AIG American General
1994 - 2015
I led numerous software development projects. Starting with desktop applications written in C++ we moved to building web-based applications in Java and finally migrated to a Microsoft stack with .NET. Besides software development I also worked on a wide variety of infrastructure projects including disaster recovery planning & testing, upgrades and selection & implementation of commercial software.