Director of Information Services @ Decision Lens, Inc. Successfully bootstrapped a startup from inception, leading all areas of technical design and development using Java, JEE and Flash. From April 2004 to September 2006 (2 years 6 months) Falls Church, VASoftware Architect @ PinPoint Systems International Returned to a small startup to lead the team through the challenge...
Director of Information Services @ Decision Lens, Inc. Successfully bootstrapped a startup from inception, leading all areas of technical design and development using Java, JEE and Flash. From April 2004 to September 2006 (2 years 6 months) Falls Church, VASoftware Architect @ PinPoint Systems International Returned to a small startup to lead the team through the challenge of rearchitecting their monolithic core C++-based product into a service-based architecture. From June 2001 to April 2004 (2 years 11 months) Greater Pittsburgh AreaLead Consultant @ Skillgames.com Subcontracted myself to a small consulting firm called Applied Reasoning, to lead a team of on-site consultants in the implementation of back end systems for a startup in New York City. Implementation used Java and JEE From September 2000 to April 2001 (8 months) Greater New York City AreaEnterprise Middleware Consultant @ Genesis Development Corporation Worked with clients in Irvine, CA and Hartford, CT using Java and J2EE. Architected custom service-based architectures and built proprietary web templating engine (as Open Source options did not yet exist). From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) Sr. Developer/TTL @ Cambridge Technology Partners Worked with clients using C, SQL Windows, and Java/J2EE in insurance and financial services industries. From 1998 to 1999 (1 year) Engineering Leader, Production Engineering @ Facebook * Rebuilt SRE team focusing on reliability/scalability for Core Systems platform group managing sharded data at scale* Developed mission-driven project outage strategy, issue resolution/mitigation, reporting and status tracking, increasing user engagement by 70%* Led Facebook’s shared infrastructure outage review, reviewing selected outage reports, ensuring sufficient quality, and facilitating weekly discussions with executive and engineering stakeholders From April 2018 to May 2019 (1 year 2 months) Seattle, WashingtonSenior Director of Global Solutions Architects @ Lightbend, Inc. * Hired and built new team of 8 dedicated strategic solutions architects around the world, to grow startup’s customer base and brand into enterprise-wide accounts, heading recruitment/sourcing for all hires* Led proof of concept and pilot efforts at large-scale enterprise organizations around the world to ensure the success of the projects and convert them into long-term customers, accountability and status tracking, resolving issues, as well as opportunity management* Built trust with the executive and leadership teams of customer organizations to maximize accountability and delivery of business value* Previously, as Senior Director of Global Services, responsible for managing and growing a distributed team of passionate and mission-driven consultants/trainers, enabling customers to build Reactive applications using Typesafe's technologies, including computer science-focused brands such as the Scala programming language, the Akka toolkit and the Play framework and Apache Spark* Managed operational vision, control and impact of consulting and training business units, including revenue, margin and resource utilization. * Led all technical account management, establishing new markets, tracking progress and measuring impact for engagements to ensure client satisfaction around the world* Provided technical evangelism of the Typesafe/Lightbend Reactive Platform to inspire passionate engineers and leadership teams with our vision* Created mission-driven pre-sales, services marketing, consulting and training partner certification and enablement From April 2012 to September 2016 (4 years 6 months) San Francisco, CAConsultant @ Price Waterhouse Management Consultants Built systems using Oracle Forms, C, SQL Windows, VAX COBOL and a proprietary data-warehousing tool called HOLOS. Industries included retail, pharmaceuticals and automotive. From 1994 to 1996 (2 years) Director Of Engineering @ Starbucks * Led engineering teams and tracks for global rewrite of Rewards and Mobile Order and Pay back end systems over AWS, creating 2 million new members and an overnight 15% increase in revenues. Recognized by Starbucks CTO as a "flawless launch" and "the new standard" within the organization, delivered on time and under budget* Collaborated with engineering and product partners to design and implement all project and product management. Designed and developed auditable SDLC processes for a new group within Starbucks from scratch, using Domain Driven Design, Event Storming and principles such as Immutable Deployments, Infrastructure as Code and Security by Design* Built the team from 10 to over 70 engineers and managers, leading 13 distributed development groups and three work streams concurrently; led recruitment for the program* Partnered with peer and senior executive leaders to provide strategic direction and prioritize key actions for the program * Leveraged microservices architecture with Scala, Akka, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, Vault and Cassandra on public cloud infrastructure using AWS From September 2016 to December 2017 (1 year 4 months) Greater Seattle AreaConsultant @ Chariot Solutions * Worked on large-scale projects for Comcast, including the design and implementation of the entitlements service that enabled a monolithic application to withstand the sudden increase in traffic as a result of increased On Demand usage* Led the Chariot Solutions strategy planning leadership group, working with executives to lead the company through the challenging business climate of 2009-2010 without lay offs From 2007 to 2012 (5 years) Fort Washington, PAChief Technologist, AWS @ EPAM Systems Technical leader of EPAM's US Cloud & DevOps AWS Practice, responsible for enhancing, promoting and executing EPAM's AWS delivery capabilities. Attained corporate AWS Well-Architected Review authorized status, and developed new packaged offerings for our cloud database migration team. Achieved multiple new AWS competencies, while performing pre-sales, proposal and delivery activities across multiple customers. Greater Seattle Area
Decision Lens, Inc.
Director of Information Services
April 2004 to September 2006
Falls Church, VA
PinPoint Systems International
June 2001 to April 2004
Greater Pittsburgh Area
September 2000 to April 2001
Greater New York City Area
Genesis Development Corporation
Enterprise Middleware Consultant
1999 to 2000
Cambridge Technology Partners
1998 to 1999
Engineering Leader, Production Engineering
April 2018 to May 2019
Senior Director of Global Solutions Architects
April 2012 to September 2016
San Francisco, CA
Price Waterhouse Management Consultants
1994 to 1996
Director Of Engineering
September 2016 to December 2017
Greater Seattle Area
2007 to 2012
Fort Washington, PA
Chief Technologist, AWS
Greater Seattle Area
Successfully bootstrapped a startup from inception, leading all areas of technical design and development using Java, JEE and Flash. Successfully bootstrapped a startup from inception, leading all areas of technical design and development using Java, JEE and Flash.
What company does Jamie Allen work for?
Jamie Allen works for Decision Lens, Inc.
What is Jamie Allen's role at Decision Lens, Inc.?
Jamie Allen is Director of Information Services
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Jamie Allen works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
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