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Chris W.
Full Stack Developer

United States-Portland

22+ years experience

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Waymire Inc.

Oct 2018

Self Employed

Nike

Apr 2018 - Oct 2018

Sr. Software Engineer

McAfee

Jun 2017 - Apr 2018

Sr. Software Engineer

Nextiva

Jul 2015 - Jun 2017

Solutions Architect / Senior Software Engineer

American Express via Cloud Partners (contract)

Jan 2015 - Jul 2015

Senior Software Engineer

Apriva LLC

May 2013 - Jan 2015

Software Engineer

Lead developer on the Apriva Gateway product - a suite offering secure mobile IP communications for the U.S. Government.

•    Helping to drive product development and maintain time lines through proper planning and delegation.
•    Leveraging cross-platform expertise to further reduce overall development time and cost.
•    Lead the development effort for the NIAP certification project, playing a critical role in both architecture and implementation, helping to reduce the overall time to market.
•    Worked with management to help steer the direction of future development projects in an effort to increase and enhance product offerings while reducing development cost.
•    Worked closely with other team members in an effort to provide guidance and transfer of knowledge.
•    Demonstrated the ability to take on tasks outside of my comfort zone and get them completed in a timely fashion.

Unicon, Inc.

Nov 2012 - May 2013

Software Engineer

Lead developer on the Apriva Gateway product - a suite offering secure mobile IP communications for the U.S. Government.

•    Helping to drive product development and maintain time lines through proper planning and delegation.
•    Leveraging cross-platform expertise to further reduce overall development time and cost.
•    Lead the development effort for the NIAP certification project, playing a critical role in both architecture and implementation, helping to reduce the overall time to market.
•    Worked with management to help steer the direction of future development projects in an effort to increase and enhance product offerings while reducing development cost.
•    Worked closely with other team members in an effort to provide guidance and transfer of knowledge.
•    Demonstrated the ability to take on tasks outside of my comfort zone and get them completed in a timely fashion.

IBM

Dec 2009 - Nov 2012

Software Developer

Lead developer on the Apriva Gateway product - a suite offering secure mobile IP communications for the U.S. Government.

•    Helping to drive product development and maintain time lines through proper planning and delegation.
•    Leveraging cross-platform expertise to further reduce overall development time and cost.
•    Lead the development effort for the NIAP certification project, playing a critical role in both architecture and implementation, helping to reduce the overall time to market.
•    Worked with management to help steer the direction of future development projects in an effort to increase and enhance product offerings while reducing development cost.
•    Worked closely with other team members in an effort to provide guidance and transfer of knowledge.
•    Demonstrated the ability to take on tasks outside of my comfort zone and get them completed in a timely fashion.

IBM

Jan 2009 - Nov 2012

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Core Product Suite Development | Multiple-Release Implementations | Graphical Tool Development

Rose through positions of increasing technical and leadership scope, with instrumental role in the redesign of a J2EE-based SaaS product. Capitalized on software engineering and technology leadership strengths to meet rapid delivery schedules while maintaining product integrity.

Recognized consistently by peers and managers as both a strong resource and top contributor.
Actively worked to foster the agile development process, managing our teams backlog and creating short concise stories that are clearly understood with defined requirements.
Worked diligently with product management to set expectations and provide working, tested and documented functionality as requested by customers/stakeholders.
Leveraged proficiencies in multiple technologies to consistently drive project time-lines.

International Cruises & Excursions, Inc.

Aug 2005 - Dec 2009

Network Administrator

Operate and maintain the corporate network as well as remote locations; both domestic and international. Monitor and manage 150+ network devices utilizing various tools such as Nagios, Solar Winds, CiscoWorks and others. Provide key planning and research for all future upgrades.

INTERNATIONAL CRUISES & EXCURSIONS, INC

Jan 2005 - Jan 2009

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

Team Leadership | Project Management | Network Reliability

Contributed to the achievement of overall business goals by continually improving network performance and  reliability through redesign and upgrades and thus ensuring that contractual service level agreements were maintained. Worked to ensure PCI compliance through security hardening and penetration testing.

Managed multiple business locations, both domestic and international, with a combined total of over 150 network devices.
Provided key planning and research for all future upgrade strategies.
Acknowledged by peers and managers for outstanding performance and professionalism.
Successfully lead the project to relocate the company headquarters to a new building with minimal downtime, including an entire network redesign and implementation.

ITT SYSTEMS INC

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005

SENIOR SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, TEAM LEAD

Team Leadership | Project Management | Network Reliability

Provided team leadership and primary responsibility for the CENTCOM TACSWA infrastructure, ensuring systems continuity and security was maintained to the standards of the U.S. Military. Met regularly with key military personnel to discuss projects, gather requirements and concerns, and trade feedback in general.

Managed the day to day operations for 10 employees across 3 locations.
Implemented policies to prevent security violations regarding Secret material, including the transfer of data between Secret and Non-Secret networks as well as disabling the use of personal flash drives.
Planned and initiated projects to increase redundancy and implement policy to retain systems integrity in the event that any one site was lost.

Global Data Systems

Jan 1997 - Jan 2000

Network Engineer

Team Leadership | Project Management | Network Reliability

Provided team leadership and primary responsibility for the CENTCOM TACSWA infrastructure, ensuring systems continuity and security was maintained to the standards of the U.S. Military. Met regularly with key military personnel to discuss projects, gather requirements and concerns, and trade feedback in general.

Managed the day to day operations for 10 employees across 3 locations.
Implemented policies to prevent security violations regarding Secret material, including the transfer of data between Secret and Non-Secret networks as well as disabling the use of personal flash drives.
Planned and initiated projects to increase redundancy and implement policy to retain systems integrity in the event that any one site was lost.

FREELANCE

Jan 2000 - Jan 2009

ENGINEER

Team Leadership | Project Management | Network Reliability

Provided team leadership and primary responsibility for the CENTCOM TACSWA infrastructure, ensuring systems continuity and security was maintained to the standards of the U.S. Military. Met regularly with key military personnel to discuss projects, gather requirements and concerns, and trade feedback in general.

Managed the day to day operations for 10 employees across 3 locations.
Implemented policies to prevent security violations regarding Secret material, including the transfer of data between Secret and Non-Secret networks as well as disabling the use of personal flash drives.
Planned and initiated projects to increase redundancy and implement policy to retain systems integrity in the event that any one site was lost.

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