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Resume

September 2, 2014

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OBJECTIVE

Lead teams in delivering robust, high performance applications to a global audience.  Champion the needs of users to create software that’s a joy to use.  Build and grow tams with a reputation for getting things done and having fun doing it.

TECHNOLOGIES

Scrum, Kanban, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, JSP, Java, JUnit, Spring, Ruby, Bash, XSLT, jQuery, Selenium RC, RallyDev APIs, Google Visualization APIs, JIRA, Confluence, Linux Administration

EXPERIENCE

  • June 2014 – Present
    • SolarWinds Global
    • Web Program Manager, Austin, TX
    • Managing lead for in house and offshore teams. Organizing cross team efforts to resolve conflicts and dependencies. Assisting with requirement definition to drive project plans. Developing workflows and reporting to drive team improvements.
  • 2010 – May 2014
    • Software Engineering Manager
    • HomeAway.com, Austin, TX
    • Leading multiple teams of in-house and offshore engineers delivering software for rental property owners. Writing and elaborating requirements.  Analysis and technical design of front-end, middleware, and SOA solutions.  Coordinating efforts of multiple teams to achieve high quality global product launches.  Stationed in London for 6 months to execute EU product launch.
  • 2005 – 2010
    • UI Software Engineer
    • HomeAway.com, Austin, TX
    • Created UI and middleware solutions for web applications.  Facilitated team process as Scrum Masters.   Advocated UI standards and best practices throughout the organization.  Assisted product team in requirement analysis and elaboration.  Created functional test automation framework for UI test coverage.
  • 1999 – 2005
    • IT Manager
    • Texas Society of Architects Austin, TX
    • Developed web applications with HTML, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL.  Maintained and administered desktops, servers, web and mail, pre-press ColorSync and proofing system.  Purchased technology assets.

EDUCATION

  • 1994 – 1998
    • MFA, Sculpture And Performance Art
    • UT Austin, Austin, TX
  • 1990 – 1994
    • BFA, Sculpture And Painting
    • Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

ACTIVITIES

  • 2012
    • Mentor
    • Globaloria Software Mentorship, Austin, TX
    • Provided mentorship and feedback to youth program participant
  • 1999 – 2012
    • Volunteer Web Developer
    • Austin Shambhala Meditation Center Austin, TX
    • Created and maintained web and email infrastructure for the meditation center. Site design, HTML/CSS updates, PHP scripting, monthly HTML newsletter

REFERENCES

References are available on request.