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Sam Xiao

Software Engineer

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San Jose, California, United States

Sam Xiao's Work Experience

Lookout Mobile Security

Software Engineer

December 2012 to October 2015

Samsung Telecommunications America

Senior Software Engineer

October 2011 to November 2012

Research In Motion Ltd. (BlackBerry™)

BlackBerry Software Development Integration & Build Specialist

July 2008 to September 2011

Sam Xiao's Education

University of Guelph

B.Computing Computer Science

2003 to 2007

Ryerson University

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About Sam Xiao's Current Company

Lookout Mobile Security

Platform / Infrastructure / Release / DevOps Engineer * Implemented AWS EC2 autoscaling computing into Continuous Integration deployment for Build and Release. * Designed the architecture and implemented the ‘stateless’ computing node for AWS EC2 autoscaling. * Designed and implemented the AWS S3 high availability/backup/disaster recovery strategy for all internal developer services. * Designed the architecture and...

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About Sam Xiao

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Software Engineer @ Platform / Infrastructure / Release / DevOps Engineer * Implemented AWS EC2 autoscaling computing into Continuous Integration deployment for Build and Release. * Designed the architecture and implemented the ‘stateless’ computing node for AWS EC2 autoscaling. * Designed and implemented the AWS S3 high availability/backup/disaster recovery strategy for all internal developer services. * Designed the architecture and implemented a SOA based code review and submission tool for use of the information security team to detect and analyze security related, vulnerable source code changes. * Designed the architecture and implemented a Git tagging gem/tool for integration into the existing deployment process. This tool enhanced deployment providing new features including tagged release, and rollback functionality. * Designed the architecture and implemented a release management tool to streamline processes and improve efficiency through scheduled automation of various release management tasks. * Designed the architecture and implemented the web signing service platform for Android APK client builds * Redesigned, and rewrote the connectivity module linking Gerrit commit to JIRA issues. Improved the services deployment process and development cycle, part of the site reliability team * Acted as a part-time DevOps engineer developing the Chef’s Cookbook for the deployment of multiple services into various staging environments. * Rolled out an artifacts server, updated builds, release, automation tools to use the server by interacting with the RESTful API * Led the effort to recruit new engineers and took lead role in first tier technical interview Technologies used: Git, Ruby, RSpec, JSON, Sinatra, Grape, Chef, Puppet, Redis, JIRA API, Jenkins API, AWS ecosystem, and RESTful technologies From December 2012 to October 2015 (2 years 11 months) Senior Software Engineer @ * Improved the software release process and development cycle for multiple projects * Enhanced SCM design strategies and build integration strategies for release * Facilitated Android and Chrome OS software release builds by automated scripting using Git/Gerrit/Redmine/Hudson/Jenkins * Designed and implemented various scripts surrounding Amazon AWS cloud infrastructure ecosystem to combine with innovative build and release strategies to create production quality solutions * Designed and implemented testing framework using data-driven model, integrate this framework with Maven, TestNG, and Jenkins as a complete Continuous Integration framework. * Wrote numerous tools using Python, Ruby, and Bash shell to help in streamlined deployment process from Jenkins to Amazon AWS ecosystem. Making EC2 deployment an automatic process down to auto-scaling and load balancing. From October 2011 to November 2012 (1 year 2 months) BlackBerry Software Development Integration & Build Specialist @ * Managed multiple development branches in various stages of software release cycles * Comprehend development strategy and analytically merge development changes on multiple code branches in the source code level * Software release integration and software development * Worked on SCM design strategies and build integration strategies for release * Software development support for branching strategy and models * Identifying, prioritizing, and inclusion of the required Java features as well as their bug fixes that go into each product release, based on agreed commitments * Investigation of build failures facilitate product release without delays * Provided integration and build training and also produced documentation on formalizing these processes From July 2008 to September 2011 (3 years 3 months) Java Developer (Co-op) @ WebSphere Integration Tools Team From May 2007 to August 2007 (4 months) Java JIT Compiler Developer (Co-op) @ Java JIT Compiler Team (J9) From September 2006 to December 2006 (4 months) Java Developer (Co-op) @ WebSphere Integration Tools Team From January 2006 to April 2006 (4 months) B.Computing, Computer Science @ University of Guelph From 2003 to 2007 Ryerson University Sam Xiao is skilled in: REST, Android, Ruby, Git, Maven, Perforce, Blackberry, Bash, Software Engineering, Object Oriented Design, Jenkins, Java, JSON, Shell Scripting, Scrum


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