A versatile, results-oriented professional with over 20 years experience in developing relationships and leading teams in design and development of strategic web and mobile solutions. Effectively interfaces with business groups, executives, developers, and testers to ensure business requirements are gathered and quality products are delivered within the prescribed timeframe. Ability to perform well under pressure while simultaneously
A versatile, results-oriented professional with over 20 years experience in developing relationships and leading teams in design and development of strategic web and mobile solutions. Effectively interfaces with business groups, executives, developers, and testers to ensure business requirements are gathered and quality products are delivered within the prescribed timeframe. Ability to perform well under pressure while simultaneously managing multiple projects and adhering to project plans, budget scope, and deadlines. Enjoy providing eloquent solutions to complex problems while leading, mentoring, and motivating team members.
Specialties:Agile Software Development Methodologies, Software Development Architecture, iOS Development, Xamarin Development, ASP.NET MVC Development, REST WebService Development.
Consultant @ iDevConcepts
Build IPhone, Android, and Windows Phone native applications for various clients using C#, Xamarin, IOS SDK, Android SDK, and Visual Studio.
Developed prototypes and created documentation in response to RFPs. Work with clients to understand and document business requirements. Responsible for solution design and technical documentation.
Utilize Agile project planning and management in Team Foundation Server 2013 to track project progress and manage budgetary constraints.
Directed the activities of multiple geographically distributed technology teams to design and build a new core financial enterprise application. Application leveraged ASP.NET MVC Web Application, SQL Server, N-Hibernate, AJAX, JQuery, and JSON code.
Initiated, prototyped, and delivered iPhone Application using Objective-C, iOS SDK and third-party frameworks including Google Analytics and Google Maps.
Lead the development team in replacing legacy systems with ASP.NET MVC Web applications and relational databases using latest ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Web API server-side technologies, JQuery, and AJAX client- side technologies.
Architected and developed RESTful Web Services Solution for data exchange between healthcare providers. Solution consisted of ASP.NET Web API Services, Cross-Origin Resource Sharing, and OAuth 2.0 Authorization Framework. From April 2007 to Present (8 years 9 months) Manager of Application Development @ Established .NET infrastructure and architecture within a traditional UNIX/Oracle environment. Responsibilities included the launch of a software development lifecycle, the introduction of software methodologies, and the creation of coding standards and best practices.
Interfaced closely with business groups, clients, architects, engineers, and developers to ensure business requirements are gathered and quality products are delivered within the prescribed timeframe.
Responsibilities include resource management, portfolio management and vendor management.
Technical mentor and role model for development team. Provided technical leadership and motivation, specifically with regard to learning .NET technologies for the existing legacy developers. Responsible for leading technical code designs and performing technical code reviews.
Perform managerial duties such as goal setting, staff development, performance feedback and evaluations, conflict resolution, and team building. From December 2005 to April 2007 (1 year 5 months) Senior Software Architect @ Function as a senior architect/technical lead. Responsible for technical specifications, requirement gathering, project plans, database diagrams, code development and test plans.
Researched, prototyped, and presented global wide search solution. Responsibilities included technical analysis, prototype development, and sales presentation to internal development staff.
Researched, developed, and implemented infrastructure for corporate wide Portal solution. Responsibilities included vendor selection, business sponsor interviews, design documentation, development, and implementation.
Exploring technologies for a global wide mobile solution. Tasks include device selection, vendor selection, technical evaluation, supporting analysis and design documentation, and demonstration of user prototypes.
Led development of a suite of intranet applications. Systems consist of ASP.NET front-end, Web and Window Services middle-tier, and SQL Server 2000 backend. From May 2000 to December 2005 (5 years 8 months) Senior Software Developer @ From 1996 to 2000 (4 years)
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies @ University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Isenberg School of Management From 2006 to 2008 Derek Demas is skilled in: iPhone, SDLC, .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, Vendor Management, Databases, ASP.NET, Requirements Gathering, Architecture, Management, Analysis, Agile Methodologies, Software Development, C#, Requirements Analysis
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