Projects & Employment
Steve has been involved in a number of interesting projects:
Global IT Review & CIO Office - Performed a global IT
systems and operations audit for a $1 billion global manufacturer,
including review of 18 facilities in Europe, China, the U.S., and
Latin America. Created a re-structuring plan, with significant
staffing, systems, and operational adjustments across dozens of
facilities and divisions in 30+ countries.
Technology & Architecture Audit - Health Systems
Provider - Performed in-depth architecture audit of a popular
Internet-based communication and medical care system for doctors and
patients. Reviewed numerous generations of subsystems and
technologies, partner and insurance interfaces, web systems, message
queues, security, off-shore development, and million-patient scaling
challenges. Also reviewed product needs, design patterns, future
roadmaps, database design, and detailed technical issues.
Interim CTO & Architect - Beyond Access Communications
- Principle architect and designer for a large-scale messaging
system integrating voice, email, IM, and paging into a unified
bi-directional enterprise system. Technologies include Java, JMS,
IVR, and various adapter frameworks to allow any system to
communicate with anyone via any synchronous or asynchronous channel.
BioTech Software - Wrote a multi-faceted 3-D protein molecular
viewing and analysis system. Also ported the NCBI BLAST DNA/Genetic
sequence search server from Unix to Microsoft Windows.
Real-time Server Optimizer - Trevalon - VP Engineering for an
application- and web-server optimization system. Technologies
include C++ and a variety of sophisticated scheduling, kernel, and
communications algorithms, many of which were based on recent Ph.D.
theses regarding TCP/IP optimization, large-scale simulation, and
Enterprise Desktop Data Mining / Sharing System - Kalepa
Networks - Chief architect for distributed enterprise data access,
subscription, and distribution system. Included discovery, publish,
and subscribe for common desktop data and applications, in addition
to corporate databases, with full security and enterprise
Interim CTO - AirReview - Architected and designed a web
retail tracking and opinion system for consumer sites. Highly
scalable system based on J2EE, Oracle, and JBoss.
Employment - Steve's employment history includes:
- Radiant Interactive - Senior Technologist
- Advanced Management Systems - CTO
- Intermind - CTO
- Albany International - Senior manufacturing engineer.
- Gates Formed Fiber - Summer manufacturing engineer.
- General Electric - Co-op manufacturing engineer.