Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Highly-qualified Java/J2EE backend programmer with 16+ years of experience in developing and maintaining web applications across various technology platforms in the Financial and Insurance Industry. Expert at designing, developing, migrating and maintaining wide range of new and existing Java/J2EE applications. Has effectively led and completed projects with cross-functional and globally dispersed teams, within time and budget. Experienced in all phases of the application development lifecycle - from requirements gathering to implementation. An easy to work with team player who is a clear communicator and maintains excellent working relationships with team members and business partners. Familiar with infrastructure components and configuration. Has had great success in reducing IT costs in the web application space by streamlining processes and also transitioning to reliable open source solutions when available.

  • Java Technologies / Frameworks - Java, J2EE, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Struts, REST Services, JDBC, JSP
  • Application Server - Weblogic, Tomcat, Websphere
  • Webserver - Apache Httpd, nginx
  • Databases - Oracle, MySQL, Redshift, Sybase, DB2
  • IDE - Spring Toolsuite, Eclipse
  • UI Framework/Javascript - Jquery, Angular
  • Version Controlling - GIT, SVN, CVS
  • Application Monitoring Tools - Dynatrace
  • Build - Gradle, Maven
  • AWS - S3, EC2, Redshift, Presto, Hive
Work History
09/2014 to Current Lead Java Developer Deloitte | Omaha, NE,
  • IEEE Xplore is the flagship application of IEEE. IEEE Xplore provides web access to more than five million documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.
  • Participated in complete software development lifecycle, including performance analysis, design, development and testing. The Xplore app is built on the Spring Framework.
  • Collaborated in team-based, Agile environment to accomplish objectives by deadlines.
  • Provided technical direction and system architecture expertise.
  • Significant contribution to improving the performance of IEEE Xplore that has millions of hits a day and hundreds of thousands of document downloads a month. Expert in using Dynatrace to troubleshoot and monitor applications.
  • Setup REST APIs for Angular front end and third-party apps looking to consume data.
  • Setup token based authentication mechanisms for third party apps to consume data.
  • Wrote standalone java jobs to feed into and extract data from our Redshift data warehouse environment. Used Spring and Spring batch for various needs.
  • Wrote Spring Boot apps (web and standalone) to support satellite web applications that feed data into IEEE Xplore.
  • Conduct peer code review.
  • Coordinate and monitor Production deployment tasks with multiple engineering teams.
  • Configure/Tune apache httpd, nginx, WebLogic and Tomcat servers.
  • Knowledgeable on infrastructure components and its configuration.
  • Worked with Oracle, MySQL and Redshift Databases.
  • Used Bamboo for CI/CD and Jira for tracking stories.
  • Member of the Enterprise Open Source adoption team.
02/2007 to 09/2014 Senior JAVA/J2EE developer Medifast, Inc | Washington, DC,
  • Responsible for building high performance, responsive web applications and maintaining the suite of 20+ in house J2EE based web applications.
  • Developed and maintained various J2EE applications in Struts and Spring frameworks.
  • I used JQuery as our JavaScript platform to create feature rich user interfaces.
  • Involved in various migration related efforts, the most recent being our move from The Hartford to The Philadelphia Financial Group.
  • I led the selection process of identifying a hosting provider for our external facing web applications and also led the migration effort.
  • I closely work with Business Analysts and Business users during all stages of the Project to help with identifying solutions and possible hurdles early on in order to help save costs and pick the right implementation direction.
  • A few of the projects I worked on include: Reportal System.
  • Worked as lead on this project and was actively involved from requirements gathering to production implementation and production support.
  • This external facing web application enables our clients to access their reports online.
  • This is an important component in our monthly reporting cycle.
  • Services about 400 users and hosts 6500 reports.
  • An important consideration is the security of these reports and a lot of time was spent ensuring that the reports were delivered securely.
  • Developed automated process using Quartz Framework to scan folders periodically for files and upload them to the servers when available.
  • Emails are triggered to clients when reports are made available.
  • Migrated application authentication from Siteminder to Apache Shiro and seamlessly migrated 450 users over.
  • Developed strong trust with the business by providing them with timely support on all their issues, communicating effectively in a non technical manner that anyone can understand and providing honest feedback and alternative suggestions to requirements that the business community comes up with.
  • Client Contact Database System.
  • This system manages customer contacts and the information necessary to maintain a successful relationship with The Hartford's important brokers and clients.
  • Allows client service representatives to access customer information quickly and easily.
  • Fund Management Database System.
  • System maintains investment fund and product information pertaining to the COLI policies that are sold to various clients.
  • This application replaces an Access database application.
  • Pricing Repository.
  • This web application maintains policy and pricing information.
07/2005 to 01/2007 Consultant, Programmer Aetna Inc. | VA, State,
  • A few of the projects I worked on are listed below.
  • InfoHub The institutional space within JPM receives data feeds in various formats from various sources making it difficult to various teams within this space to validate data and maintain information of all the data coming in.
  • The aim of this initiative was to bring in all data feeds used by Institutional into one central location.
  • Pass the feeds to ETL that does one stage of validation.
  • Provide a UI within the Vignette Portal for Business users to validate and approve data.
  • Attend Architectural meetings to provide input and estimates for the various paths taken.
  • Implemented the project in JSR 168 for future portability
  • IPortal Migration: iPortal is an intranet system designed for use within JP Morgan.
  • IPortal is used by 3000+ users spread across US and UK.
  • IPortal consolidates 300+ portlets providing various services to various lines of business.
  • IPortal migration involved in migrating from Epicentric 3.5 to Vignette 7.2 and also from Websphere 3.5 to 5.1.
  • Migrated and tested 100+ modules out of a total of 300+ modules.
  • Developed modules to replace functionalities which were present in the old version and missing in the new one.
  • Helped implement charting feature using JFree Chart, an open source software which helped save $50000 to the firm.
  • The previous version of iPortal had POP Chart provide charting features.
  • Migrated many J2EE apps to the latest version of Java and Weblogic.
06/2003 to 10/2004 Lexmark Product Specialist Infotech Park | City, STATE,
  • Built a J2EE based Intranet on Tomcat for the Lexmark support team to access documents and other communications.
  • Led a team of 12 agents to provide customer support for Lexmark Printer Products.
Expected in 05/2013 Master of Science | Information Systems Management Stevens Institute Of Technology, Hoboken, NJ GPA:
Expected in 07/2003 Bachelor of Science | Computer Science and Engineering Cochin University Of Science And Technology, Kerala, India, GPA:

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