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Seasoned and results-oriented VP of Software Engineering with demonstrated success leveraging development and management expertise to execute critical projects. Technologically sophisticated with commitment to capitalizing on current and emerging technologies to design robust solutions. In-depth experience in all aspects of project management, from requirements gathering, solution development, problem solving, decision making, testing, and deployment. Exceptional leadership skills
Seasoned and results-oriented VP of Software Engineering with demonstrated success leveraging development and management expertise to execute critical projects. Technologically sophisticated with commitment to capitalizing on current and emerging technologies to design robust solutions. In-depth experience in all aspects of project management, from requirements gathering, solution development, problem solving, decision making, testing, and deployment. Exceptional leadership skills with well-developed ability to motivate diverse teams at multiple local and off-shore locations and create team unity and collaboration. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; able to build positive relationships with clients, stakeholders, colleagues, and management.
Specialties: Project Management / Execution
Planning & Implementation
Agile and Test Driven Development
Leadership / Team Building
Software Architecture & Design
VP Engineering @ From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Greater New York City AreaDirector of Software Engineering and Data Services @ Hands on Director responsible for the release of the company’s Award Winning DbProtect Enterprise Suite and AppDetective Pro products. Manage 20 Engineers in multiple local and off-shore teams, coordinating the development & release of multiple components. Collaborate with Product Management and other engineering teams through project life cycle, identifying and resolving issues, mitigating risks and aligning resources to assure timely release of products. Oversee cross product feature synchronization, consistancy and gap closure. From October 2011 to June 2015 (3 years 9 months) Software Development Manager @ Managed all aspects of main components of DbProtect Enterprise Suite: DbProtect Web Console (3/2008 – 10/2009), DbProtect Analytics (10/2009 – 9/2011) and backend Database. Supervising 14 Engineers in multiple teams in charge of Architecture, Design, Development, Testing, Release and Maintenance, including UI (GWT, JSP, Swing), Backend Engine (Java/J2EE), Installation ,Manual and Automated Testing & Build Automation.
- Transitioned the development team to Agile development methodologies (Scrum) which led to more frequent releases of the product and more product manager flexibility.
- Introduced and Implemented New UI technology (GWT) enabling integration of legacy products, single signon, improved user experience and allowed migration to a unified UI for the product.
- Revamped Analytics and Reporting product by moving to a Web Services architecture which allowed increased integration and decoupling from console product.
- Managed, Architected, Developed and Acheived certification for an integration Agent with a partner vendor for which I was awarded the AppSecInc President’s Award for 2008. From 2008 to December 2011 (3 years) Senior Manager for Lab Customer Support @ Manage a Level-3 technical support team at 3 R&D locations and 2 geographical locations (Israel & India).
Manage international customer situations vis-à-vis upper management, Level 2, R&D, product managers, and more.
Responsible for professional support management of approx. 150 programmers.
Responsible for and manage the division’s Patches and Service Packs. From March 2007 to November 2007 (9 months) Manager of Engineering Services Group @ Managed a lateral division-wide group that includes the Install, Documentation, Configuration Management, PSR, and DBA teams.
Managed and led a group of 30 people and 5 managers at 5 R&D locations (including India and the U.S.).
Exclusively responsible for the professional guidance of the aforementioned teams at the division level.
Managed an independent Cost Center that included: budget, procurement, employee recruitment/dismissal and salary.
Responsible for these teams’ scheduling for the division’s R&D projects.
Developed and improved work procedures in software development. From December 2005 to February 2007 (1 year 3 months) Development Manager for Enterprise Security Station Team @ Managed the R&D team consisting of 10 programmers and 1 manager.
The product was developed in C and works in a UNIX environment with Oracle and Sybase databases.
Managed the transfer of the product development to India. From April 2005 to December 2005 (9 months) Development Manager for MainFrame and Services Manager Team @ Managed the R&D team of 4 programmers developing in C, Assembly and Java.
Responsible for the development, planning, design and maintenance of Security products in MF, Tandem and Windows environments. From June 2003 to March 2005 (1 year 10 months) Team Leader & Developer for MainFrame Team @ Responsible for the development and maintenance of products managing Security for RACF, CA-ACF2, CA-Top Secret (TSS), DB2 in MF environment and Safeguard in Non-Stop Tandem environment. From June 2001 to June 2003 (2 years 1 month) MQSeries Consultant and System Administrator @ IBM Business Partner for MQSeries in Israel.
Responsible for consultation, installation and problem & infrastructure solutions for numerous medium and large scale customers at various stages of development and implementation on various platforms.
Instructed MQSeries courses at IBM. From February 2000 to May 2001 (1 year 4 months) OS\390 Team Leader @ Planning, preparation and checks for OS version and Language Environment migration.
Responsible for the division’s CA-Top Secret (TSS) and Control M\D products. From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) OS\390 MQSeries Team Leader @ Managed an MQSeries implementation project in the unit, including managing the contractors.
Managed a team that provided complete support for all aspects of a number of MQSeries installations, including installation, implementation, malfunctions, maintenance, backup/restorations and Y2K migration.
Provided support to MVS and UNIX users, and more. From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) CICS System Administrator and Programmer @ Maintained all aspects of a large number of CICS & CICSPlex systems, including installation, version enhancement, backup / restoration, malfunctions, infrastructure software development and more.
Provided support to hundreds of users and dozens of programmers. From 1994 to 1997 (3 years)
MBA @ Tel Aviv University From 2005 to 2007 B.A. @ Bar-Ilan University From 1996 to 2001 Technician Certification @ The Government Institute for Technological Training (MAHAT) From 1995 to 1998 MAMRAM From 1994 to 1994 Rami Klein is skilled in: Software Development, Enterprise Software, Agile Methodologies, Integration, Cloud Computing, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Databases, Scrum, SaaS, Software Design, Security, Unix, Testing, Team Building, Software Project Management, XML
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