Matt Williams 184 Kent Ave, Apt B304, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

§ Summary

Results-oriented developer and motivational team leader with proven success in managing multi-million dollar software rollouts. Background includes architecting and delivering mission-critical, industry-leading services for clients in the entertainment, insurance, and medical fields. Strategic thinker who maximizes business value and minimizes costs through the delivery of quality-driven, innovative, and reliable software. Strong communicator who expertly directs development while interfacing directly with executive stakeholders.

§ Experience

  1. Software Architect 360i, New York, NY

    August 2009 - March 2011

    Lead architect and developer for the relaunch of a major entertainment industry website with millions of daily page views. Managed and led a team of more than twenty onsite and offsite developers. Worked directly with the client, design team, IA and UI/UX specialists to plan and implement site features. Implemented search functionality using Apache Solr/Lucene. Integrated with multiple third-party services via REST, SOAP, and XML-RPC APIs. Designed and built a RESTful web service using PHP, Zend Framework, MySQL, and Memcached supporting rich interactions with the client's media catalog.

  2. Software Architect Arc90, Inc., New York, NY

    February 2008 - August 2009

    Lead architect and developer of an MVC framework extending Zend Framework (PHP5) for rapid application development. Designed, built, and documented (WADL) several REST services and client libraries in the context of an SOA client platform using PHP, Java, Groovy, and Python. Released several open source PHP libraries for third-party services (e.g. Twitter, Best Buy Remix, Yammer). Designed relational database schemas using SQL Server 2005 (stored procedures, XML/XQuery), and MySQL. Led and managed a team of communications specialists in technical documentation efforts.

  3. Web Application Developer New York University New York, NY

    May 2006 - February 2008

    Authored online applications for the College of Dentistry supporting the educational mission of the college. Worked directly with stakeholders to plan and build scheduling applications used by administrators, faculty, and students. Implemented complex algorithms to assign new patients to dental students and clinics based on medical need and educational requirements. Authored a custom PHP framework relevant to the domain model of the college. Framework features included ORM, and integration with existing infrastructure, such as LDAP directory and authentication services.

  4. Instructor / Teaching Assistant Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC

    January 2005 - December 2005

    Taught a course in XHTML + CSS for the College's Corporate and Continuing Education division. Served as a teaching assistant and grader for courses in Java, HTML, etc. Assisted instructors in selecting and implementing online programming activities using the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS).

  5. Web Developer Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC

    November 2004 - August 2005

    Researched CMS solutions for an overhaul of the college's primary website. Advocated, won support for, and helped to implement the Plone CMS for www.cpcc.edu. Authored web applications using a custom in-house framework (Python, XML, XSLT, Microsoft SQL Server).

§ Education

  1. Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science New York University New York, NY

    January 2006 - December 2007
  2. Associate of Applied Science, Internet Technologies Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC

    September 2004 - December 2005

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Personal and professional references available upon request.