Experienced software development manager with great interpersonal and communication skills. Comfortable in meetings with executives and leading scrums with software engineers. MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, 8 years of management experience, 10+ years of software engineering experience.
Apply systems analysis techniques and procedures to gather and then translate business requirements into functional and technical specifications and designs; and then produce or oversee the production of the software solution. Responsibilities include: leading a team of software developers, working with the area leaders and academic deans of the Whiting School of Engineering to align departmental goals with strategic goals, working with other departments (including marketing, finance, operations, registration and admissions, and distance education) to identify and propose relevant technologies or software solutions to improve customer experience or enhance office efficiency.
Worked with the IT Manager to plan, develop, implement, test, document, deploy, and maintain desktop and web-based applications. Responsibilities included: mentoring junior developers, supporting the dynamic functionality of the Engineering for Professionals website, assisting in maintaining and configuring servers, installing and maintaining third party software, interfacing existing systems with third party systems, and helping to identify relevant technologies to help EP achieve its initiatives as well as increase office efficiency.
Worked with marketing director to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the JHU Engineering and Applied Science Programs for Professionals website. Wrote software to analyze and report on website usage statistics, particularly for advertisement campaigns. Developed internal and external web-based applications, and ensured website usability and accessibility. Also worked with the IT director to make suggestions for third party closed and open source software solutions as appropriate.
Lead a team of 2-3 other developers in developing Site Reign an early CMS. Site Reign had a robust permission scheme, inventory management system, and web content management system.