Highly analytical Software Engineer applying broad technical knowledge base to achieve ambitious project objectives at all phases of the software development life cycle.
Agile software development. Experience as Scrum Master
Strong communication skills
Managing tight deadlines.
.NET (VB.NET and ASP.NET)
Web Application Design
Software Development Life Cycle principles (SDLC)
Windows Server 2012
Automated repeatable tasks where possible to increase efficiency.
Performed root cause analysis to identify system errors and improve accuracy by 90%.
Promoted to Senior Technical Architect in 24 months.
Drove business process optimization initiatives to improve workflow. Single-handedly designed and developed an application to plan projects to install telephone equipment for AT&T. The application includes equipment planning, chain of command approvals and document management. The application was written using VB.NET, ASP.NET and SQL Server.
Led change management initiatives to improve productivity and workflow through continuous consultation with the client.
08/1997 to Current
Senior Technical ArchitectAT&T － Sacramento, CA
Applied best practices of software development while staying abreast of advances in the practice.
Fixed bugs as they were encountered.
Conducted design and code reviews to share knowledge with development team.
Answered user inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation.
Conducted computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems and provide technical assistance and support. Defined application problems by consulting with clients to evaluate procedures and processes.
Developed solutions by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow options.
Tested programs to validate results.
Utilized Product Life Cycle Development processes to ensure adherence to project schedules and budgets.
Formulated, defined and documented system specifications.
Used with the Agile methodology during the last two years as a Scrum Master.
09/1995 to 08/1997
Budget ManagerPacific Bell － Sacramento, CACollected information on existing and upcoming projects to create and manage a budget for the installation of equipment in the telephone central offices.
08/1988 to 09/1995
Central Office EngineerPacific Bell － Sacramento, CAResponsible for managing the installation of telephone digital switches and the removal of the mechanical switches being replaced.
Bachelor of Science: Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of California, Davis － Davis, CA, United StatesEmphasis in Computer Engineering.
Management Information SystemsSacramento State University － Sacramento, CA, United StatesCompleted all course work satisfactorily but was unable to complete my dissertation due to personal conflicts.