Director of Software Engineering

professional men and woman
professional men and woman

People and team management

95% Strategic

Thinking or thought leader
Thinking or thought leader

Thought Leader

process maturation
process maturation

Process Maturation

Culture and team building
Culture and team building

Build Culture of Trust

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Servant Leadership silhouette

Servant Leadership

November 2018


September 2020

Navex Global - NetClaim
  • Performed the highest level leadership over Product Engineering for the NetClaim line of business.

  • Spearheaded initiatives to modernize legacy systems and mature engineering processes.

  • Oversaw hiring, onboarding, training, assigning workflows, and performance reviews for 23-35 onshore/offshore developers in 3-4 remote teams. This included managing engineering managers and technology leads.

  • In collaboration with business leadership, defined and owned technical roadmap.

  • Introduced industry best practices, such as machine learning and data analytics, to the product lines.

  • Led the defining of modern AWS architecture, architecture approach, and SLDC processes.

  • Provided leadership and strategic vision to ensure business priorities were delivered based on agreed-upon time frames and standards.

  • Developed practices to increase and sustain remote employee engagement.

  • Recruited and developed engineering staff and contract new offshore team engineering team.

  • Functioned as both a business and product engineering leader.

  • Collaborated with product management, sales, customer success and customer support to ensure progress and guide business and IT direction.

  • Implemented practices to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Built a culture of trust, inclusion, open-mindedness, and fairness using Servant Leadership.

  • Coached and mentored staff to improve the overall quality and culture of the teams.

  • Led cross divisional community of interest groups, including staff on other teams and divisions.

Notable Accomplishments
  • Spearheaded expansion into AWS to modernize a legacy system, and guided partnership with a strategic vendor to perform predictive analytics using AI/ML.

  • Achieved 100% delivery rate in 2019 and 70% delivery rate for 2020 at end of Q3.

  • Increased YoY team output by 170% by fostering a cohesive team environment, articulating team vision, and creating open communication channels among international remote teams.

Technologies: AWS Serverless (Lambda’s, Event Bridge, Step functions, API Gateway, DynamoDB, S3, etc.), C#, HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, JS frameworks and libraries, ASP.Net, Classic ASP, SQL Server, SSRS, Access, Windows Server, Visual Studio, Pivotal Tracker, Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Pluralsight Flow

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