Continuous Delivery, Domain Driven Design, Agile Development, Test Driven Development
Statistical Analysis, Linear/Nonlinear Modeling, Information Analysis, Machine Learning
Signal Generation and Acquisition, Hardware/Software Interfacing, Experimental Physiology
Nov '16 - Present
Director of Architecture, InnovationCalypso Technology, New York, NY
Engineering director providing technical vision and architectural leadership.
Design and develop scalable, enterprise-grade software for In-Memory, Big-Data computing (Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing)
Provide technical vision and leadership, with particular focus on cutting-edge solutions and architectures:
Distributed Computing Frameworks, Blockchain Ledger/Consensus Implementations, Cloud Native Technologies, Machine Learning
Lead and manage a team to investigate, evaluate, and align modern technologies to the strategic vision of the company
Influence teams to modernize/scale existing architectures and design/develop new solutions for emerging business needs
Participate in conceptual design and implementation reviews with different engineering and product management teams
Coach engineering and product teams to understand and optimize decision-making, processes, and ceremonies
Mar '15 - Nov' 16
Lead ArchitectYodle, Inc., a Web.com Company, New York, NY
Lead Architect and Engineering Manager creating and promoting best practices in a 100+ technology organization.
Architected and developed Yodle's platform as a service along with associated infrastructure,
service discovery, deployment tooling with integrated canary testing pipeline, monitoring, and alerting.
Evangelize and engage development teams on architecture,
development best practices, and continuous delivery testing and deployments.
Was instrumental in the formation of a technology senior leadership team to address organization-wide
concerns and advance cross-cutting initiatives.
Drove monolith and macroservice decomposition into constitutent microservices. Established
best practices and standards for Yodle's microservices architecture, inter-service communication,
and data processing pipelines.
Implemented a rich log aggregation framework with request tracking, client/user attribution,
and custom metadata tagging.
Key driver in the adoption and standardization of portable Dockerized service artifacts.
Created a scalable and fault-tolerant data materialization pipeline providing a unified
view of entities by merging disparate data schemata from various product lines
Oct '13 - Mar '15
Senior Software Engineer and Technical ConsultantQuartet FS, Inc., New York, NY
Financial services consultant developing custom solutions for clients in the capital markets space.
Designed and implemented a state of the art collateral optimization offering.
Implemented large scale risk and collateral management solutions with ActivePivot, an in-memory OLAP solution.
Built custom extensions to the ActivePivot core for: rapid application development,
leveraging off-the-shelf big data infrastructure,
incorporating optimization, statistical, and machine learning algorithms.
Dec '12 - Oct '13
Senior Software Developer, DSP Research Scientist
Triplay, Inc., New York, NY
Server-side developer for MyMusicCloud online music platform.
Designed acoustic fingerprint methodology for identifying user uploaded content
Created server-to-server application layer interface and messaging system
Redesigned backend billing platform and integrated with providers such as PayPal and Braintree
Migrated operations to Amazon Web Services platform and optimized code base
July '11 - Nov '12
Faculty Research Scientist
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Led research on the neural processing and encoding of sound in the mammalian brain with a focus on
speech, speech in noise, and the neuropathology of hearing disorders (Tinnitus).
Coded software for data acquisition, storage, and analysis
Conceived and implemented novel methods for quantitative data analysis
Created and tested rigorous mathematical models of the auditory system
May '09 - Jun '11
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Led research investigating the pattern in which connections are formed between neurons in the brain
from birth through adolescence using laser photostimulation.
Programmed software-hardware interfaces to control laser stimulator and data acquisition system
Coded software for experimental control, data acquisition, analysis, mining, and visualization
Innovated and coded complex mathematical analysis methods
Created and tested models of neural development
Jun '04 - May '09
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Designed, implemented, and executed research to model the high-level processing of sound performed
by the mammalian brain, with a focus on auditory feature extraction and source generalization.
Coded software for signal generation, data acquisition, analysis, mining and visualization
Created novel stimuli to probe the auditory system
Innovated tailored statistical methods for data analysis
Created mathematical models of the auditory system
Oct '03 - Jan '04
Vertistry Inc, New York, NY
Optimized database search algorithms and implemented web interfaces for a turnkey database
management suite and front-end search platform.
Jan '03 - Oct '03
ControlID Ltd, Tel Aviv, Israel
Designed and implemented a database system with a custom software interface for information
management and communication with embedded controllers over cellular networks.