Java Programmer (acting Team Leader)
Assumed Team Lead responsibilities for the Java development team in August 2006, after official Team Leader resigned and the position was left open until my departure. Prepared detailed project documents, such as design, WBS, test cases, etc., and estimated implementation costs for Java development projects. Designed, implemented, and delivered various Java applications, while staying within the estimated costs.
- Persuaded manager and director to approve a total revamp of the existing Web Services application under my direction, after identifying, documenting and presenting flaws of existing Web Services application to senior managers. Initiated and spearheaded the Web Services redesign efforts from requirements analysis through deployment.
- Interviewed, assembled, trained, and led a team of Java developers to overhaul the Web Services application. Directed and delegated tasks to team members, and ensured a successful on-budget completion of the project, which reduced development time for future requirement changes and increased application efficiency, scalability, interoperability, and usability.
- Streamlined the development process by instituting the use of new frameworks, tools, and automations, thereby reducing development effort and time through highly reusable code, encouraging good practice, and increasing release frequency of working software.
- Optimized performance of various end-of-day processes, and achieved a 25% increase in execution speed.