staff software engineer resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
  • Around 16 years of experience in Software engineering with strong analytical skills and a broad range of platform experiences including extensive experience in Voice based AI assistants, Application design, development and implementation as Project Lead, Software Architect, Software Designer and Developer with 6 years of specialization in Mobility Projects, specially the Android platform.
  • An excellent problem solver with ability to quickly grasp complex high level design issues, handle end-to-end project functions and expertise in delivery and people management
  • Possesses the ability to strategize, design and deliver software systems in alignment with the organizations business requirements
  • Experience in implementing Voice Assistant Solutions including Natural Language Understanding and Named Entity Search
  • Proficient in a wide spectrum of languages like Java, Python , C++ and adept at VC++ and Erlang
  • Experience on varied projects and platforms like Voice Assistant Solution, Android Application Development, Android Framework Development and Instant Messenger solutions
  • Strong background using Object Oriented Methodologies, Design patterns and version controlled environments (SVN, GIT, Perforce, Visual Source Safe)
  • Expertise on multiple platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac with experience in various Integrated Development Environments like Pycharm, VS Code, Intellij IDEA, Android Studio, Eclipse, NetBeans and Visual Studio
  • Broadly defined range of roles and responsibilities executed throughout the career include that of planning, estimation, scheduling, tracking, designing, development, mentoring, requirement analysis, risk mitigation, technical guidance, project co-coordination, project management and delivery head
  • Possesses good communication skills and assumed responsibilities of Client Point Of Contact. Also involved with the pre-sales and product teams as their technical expert and performed client visits
  • Innovation, Ideation and User experience design
  • Python, Java, C++, VC++
  • Android Application, Android Framework
  • Flask, Spring
  • Natural Language Understanding, Named Entity Services
  • Data processing
  • Application Design
  • Systems Development Lifecycle Management
  • Stack Development
  • Product development
  • Team Management
  • System Engineering
  • Problem Resolution
  • Code reviews and Best practices
Work History
09/2016 to Current Staff Software Engineer General Electric | Beavercreek, OH,
  • Leading the Natural Language Understanding and Named Entity Services team
  • Worked on Multiple Natural Language problems like domain detection, Intent detection and slot detection
  • Developed Machine Learning solutions to understand semantics in user commands like Multiple Intentions, Anaphora, Verbal and Nominal ellipses
  • Developed and commercialized a Named Entity Management Service for the US market with complete lifecycle including extracting, cleaning and curating, indexing and searching of named entities with features like exact and fuzzy matching and categorization to provide multiple solutions for both Automated Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding Modules
  • Helped team research, innovate, participate in challenges and author Patents and white papers
  • Helped Improve Speech recognition system by around 15% by addition of Named Entity Service
07/2015 to 08/2016 Project Lead Ibm Corporation | New Castle, DE,
  • Developed quick in store Android platform solutions for internal clients in BestBuy like Store Business owners and Department Business owners spanning from a quick solution to customer experience center applications
  • Handled Rapid Development and Deployment methodology to help businesses experience a fully developed and functional application, deployed within a constrained budget, for which a Go-No Go decision can be taken to further continue with the application
  • Built applications to satisfy the business needs like Merchandising Application, Digital Imaging store app, BestBuy For Business, E-Records, ComShop, Tools and tests, etc
  • Conceptualized user interface and experience with active involvement in design methodologies like Material Design
  • Co-ordinated, mentored and provided guidance to an extended team in Mumbai, India
  • Handled inbound and outbound reporting, managed schedules for the project and execution and provided the last mile delivery including co-ordinating with the dev ops team
03/2012 to 06/2015 Project Lead Ibm Corporation | Reston, VA,
  • Led team of engineers in providing design and engineering solutions on Android to various clients and market sectors
  • Developed and followed baseline project plan and milestones for task completion
  • Defined responsibilities and roles of 6-8 team members
  • Planned, executed and controlled assigned projects, ensuring work performed complied with contractual requirements
  • Developed and trained junior team members by leveraging industry experience to achieve optimal project strategy
  • Was resident technical expert for pre-sales and product team and managed technical communication with prospect clients
  • Provided team with coaching and direction including conducting Android development best practices training sessions to junior team members
  • Closely collaborated with project members to identify and quickly address problems
  • Monitored progress and examined risks of various projects, including setting forth contingency plans
04/2009 to 03/2012 Lead Technologist Cheshire Medical Center | Walpole, NH,
  • Handled core Instant Messaging product for organization on both Windows based and Android platforms
  • Led team of engineers in providing design and engineering solutions for multiple platforms
  • Initiated discussion around the need for creating the product on the then newly arrived Android platform and undertook task of completing development
  • Researched, developed and mentored team on Android development
  • Defined responsibilities and roles of 8 - 10 team members
  • Recruited, hired and supervised resources to staff project team
  • Performed independent analysis and provided recommendations to overcome project obstacles
  • Provided team with coaching and direction
08/2004 to 03/2009 Software Engineer Vizient | Worthington, OH,
  • Handled the core Multiprotocol Instant Messaging product for the organization on the Windows platform
  • Wrote highly maintainable, solid code for Windows system in Visual C++, forming core framework
  • Revised, modularized and updated old code base to new architecture and modular based design
  • Improved system performance by making proactive adjustments and resolving bugs
  • Exhibited strong technical aptitude and application expertise resulting in optimized performance, continuous improvement recommendations and product innovation
  • Partnered with team members, including Project managers and Quality Assurance Managers to minimize project delays
  • Reviewed requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Worked closely with testing team members to design and develop robust solutions to meet product requirements for functionality, scalability and performance
  • Provided team with coaching and direction
02/2004 to 07/2004 Junior Software Engineer Viasat Inc. | Southern Pines, NC,
  • Developed a C++, SQL and HTML based dynamic cell application for the client
  • The application focused on operational improvements to support business strategy and was a web based product for work flow management
  • Worked on the workflow API to dynamically create database tables
  • The API also allowed the user to add functionality on top of the database
  • Developed the backend business logic layer by performing dynamic queries based on user interaction of building workflows
Expected in 2012 to to Post Graduate Diploma | Business Administration And Management Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (deemed University), Mumbai, India, GPA:
Expected in 2002 to to Bachelor of Engineering, B.E | Electronics and Telecommunication Mumbai University, Mumbai, India, GPA:
Additional Information
  • US Permanent Resident / Green card holder
  • Published a paper, Cloud Computing: "The Silver Lining" in the International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), (ISBN - 973-93-80870-88-6)
  • Machine Learning course, Coursera (Stanford University)

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School Attended

  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (deemed University)
  • Mumbai University

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  • Staff Software Engineer
  • Project Lead
  • Project Lead
  • Lead Technologist
  • Software Engineer
  • Junior Software Engineer


  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Bachelor of Engineering, B.E

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