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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  • I am a technology and people focused executive helping companies to create product roadmaps, solutions and designing web, mobile, SAAS and Cloud Based Applications.
  • Goal-driven Engineering Leader focused on project management and strategic planning. Solid track record of success in Software development industry. Top notch negotiator and relationship builder.
  • Experience in building world-class engineering team, designing a wide range of applications and Managing staffs located in the U.S. and offshore
  • Experience in leading international organization in various application technology
  • Managed multiple complex projects simultaneously with high success rate.
Skill Highlights
  • MBA in innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • Product Development.
  • Roadmaps and Strategic Planning.
  • Leadership /Communication Skills.
  • Start-up Experience.
  • Staff retention and collaboration.
  • AWS Cloud Certified
  • Experience in AZURE, GCP and AWS Cloud
  • Experience migrating on-prem to Cloud
Work History
Senior Director of Engineering, 01/2019 to Current
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.Kansas City, MO,

I managed a customer-centric Engineering team with diverse expertise to develop and implement various products that help small businesses have an online presence and run business. These different teams consist of Front-end, Back-end developers, QA/QE, and Architects. I utilized Agile/Scrum and Sprint-based Project development methodologies to deliver quality products.

Key Accomplishments

  • I collaborated in the architecture and design of various products that are very scalable and proved to facilitate exponential growth during the COVID year. We saw exponential growth in customer acquisition and infrastructure scaled as design without intervention.
  • Created multiple scrum teams and mentored them to become a high velocity and customer focus scrum team.
  • Put together a recruitment/staffing plan to support the growing business and grew the team from 4 to almost 30 in less than two years and still growing. Driving all aspect of setup, growth, and maturity of the organization
  • Increased engineering efficiency by decreasing lead time by more than 90 percent. Achieved this by automating regression test cases and reducing the test cycle from 5 days to 4 hours.
  • Ran two SEDP(Software Engineering Development) Programs that involved recruiting college graduates and coaching and training them to become full-stack developers.
  • I have a 90 % retention rate. Created a Learning platform that helps engineers to succeed in their career goals.
  • Lead the effort to develop company-wide best practices, standardized specification guidelines, and inter-departmental communications.
  • I designed and executed process improvements that resulted in a 95% reliability rating for meeting delivery dates, employee mentoring using Agile methodologies.
  • Created and managed processes for software releases, test management, and defect tracking, resulting in more streamlined, accurate, high-quality software deliveries by reducing bug leaks.
  • I helped implement Data-driven development by adapting Optimizely, progressive delivery, and experimentation platform for A/B Testing.
Senior Manager/ Solution Leadership Team, 01/2009 to 01/2019
RtxAdelphi, MD,

Lead NHTSA(National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) funded project called ARTEMIS (Advanced Retrieval [Tires, Equipment, Motor Vehicles] Information System). Lead application architecture, design, and development team and successfully deployed consumer and private facing applications. Spearheaded NTHSA Cloud initiative and designed and successfully deployed cloud-native products saving NHTSA millions of dollars and creating one-of-a-kind products.

  • I managed multiple project teams developing and supporting multimillion-dollar new and legacy products that served consumers and researchers in DOT ( Department of Transportation).
  • Laid the foundation and architecture for the code-base, both the technology to maintain it,
  • Participated in quarterly planning meetings with all levels of Management and agencies to discuss product and technology roadmap.
  • Developed a hiring and recruiting plan and was hands-on in hiring and mentoring all levels of new engineers and helped them reach their career goals.
  • Migrated on-prem applications to AZURE & AWS cloud, resulting in saved multi-million dollars.
  • Eliminating manual process exceeded $1 million per year savings.
Senior Manager/ Principle Staff Engineer, 04/2001 to 11/2008
Akamai TechnologyCity, STATE,

Worked closely with the companies founders and CEO to develop a portfolio of product offerings for Akamai's customer base that helped increase the companies revenue on several verticals. Worked in all aspects of the business to help develop the company.

  • Recruited and built both local and off-source development teams.
  • Lead and participated in key projects across the business.
  • Developed more robust ties between customers and the Infrastructure team, resulting in collaborating and efficient use of I.T for business,
  • Designed and developed a state-of-the-art distributed database system capable of processing millions of data every day.
  • Managing various projects, including requirement gathering, hardware design, creating a project plan, test plan, designing a deployment strategy.
  • Worked with the diverse management team to develop and maintain project schedules and project releases.
  • Developed software engineering best practices for the engineering team in the organization to adapt to improve engineering efficiency.
Principle Software Engineer, 10/2000 to 04/2001
People.comCity, STATE,
  • Built and managed applications and resources, acquire talent, and built an efficient team.
  • Managed projects and tasks to fit the user needs.
  • Analyzed new and existing database architectures, researched solutions, specifies a long-term direction, and ensured that database platforms meet reliability expectations to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Desiged and negotiated vendor SLA for various databases and supporting software.
  • Designed overall system and solution architecture, system integration, and implementation strategy to deliver an integrated solution, which meets customer needs.
Technical Skills
  • Linux, GCP, AZURE Cloud, RabbitMQ, AWS Cloud Architectures, Cloudflare, AWS Serverless Architectures, AWS Managed Services (including API GW, Lambda,DynamoDB, CloudFormation, S3, CloudFront, EC2, ECS, AKS,Kubernetes, ElasticSearch), Snowflake
  • Languages: JavaScript / Node.js, .Net, Java, C++, HTML5, CSS3, Angular, Python,RubyOn Rails, Django etc.
  • Database: ETL,SQL, Oracle, MSSQL, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Mango DB , RDS, Redis etc
  • Software Development Processes and Tools (including SAFe, Agile Development, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment, Software Metrics)
MBA: Innovation And Entrepreneurship, Expected in
WPI - Worcester, MA,
B.E: Computer And Information Sciences, Expected in
Madras University - ,
Diploma: Diploma in Advanced Computer Application , Expected in
Advanced Computer Application: , Expected in
Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
: AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Expected in
Amazon Web Services - ,
: AWS Certified Developer Associate, Expected in
Amazon Web Services - ,

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