Senior Software Engineer – Project Manager

Resume posted by cnikola

Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Pikermi Attica, Greece

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Summary

An accomplished professional Software Engineer with over 11 years of experience in the IT, Telecommunication, Defense, and Entertainment markets, delivering high quality enterprise solutions.
Strongly involved in all aspects of the Software development lifecycle following the CMMI model.

Currently looking for a permanent role worldwide as a Senior Software Engineer or Project Manager.

Education

Dates 1997-1998
Title of qualification awarded:
– MSc degree in Digital Signal Processing (DSP) applications in Communication Systems.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training:
– Lancaster University, Communications Research Centre.

Dates 1992-1997
Title of qualification awarded:
– BA honors degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. Awarded: 7,42.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training:
– National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

Dates 1992
Title of qualification awarded:
– Graduate high school student.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training:
– International School of Naples (Italy).

Experience

Dates January 2010 – Today
Occupation or position held:
– Technical & Product Development Consultant – Project Manager
Main activities and responsibilities:
• Deliver an Android Mobile Portal serving Location Based Content to users with the aid of Augmented Reality concepts and context based proximity search algorithms.
• Conduct product development and competition analysis.
• Perform market analysis and investigate technology trends.
• Define the product features and application architecture.
• Application Development
• Integration with content/service providers
– Android Market Link: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.shareloc.activit
ies&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5zaGFyZWx
vYy5hY3Rpdml0aWVzIl0.
– Web URL: www.shareloc.gr
Name and address of employer:
– Geointelligence S.A.
Type of business or sector:
Mobile Application Development – Mobile Marketing

Dates October 2008 – August 2011
Occupation or position held:
– Project Manager – Senior Software Engineer
Main activities and responsibilities:
• Project Manager & Senior Software Engineer of key enterprise IVR solutions for the entertainment market.
• Consult the technical team on how to design, develop, and improve new or existing
products and direct the building and testing of prototypes. Have direct supervisory
responsibility, assist the work of the business development and software development
teams as required to resolve problems to turn ideas into prototypes and charge the business development with new products.
• Perform Presales Analysis for potential projects of targeted clients.
• Project Manager, Architect & Lead developer of the company’s ticketing platform for voice, web and mobile UI channels.
Name and address of employer:
– VoiceWeb S.A – Ag. Konstantinou 47, 15124 Marousi, Greece
Type of business or sector:
– Telecom – VUI Enabled B2B & B2C Services Development & Integration Division

Dates December 2007 – October 2008
Occupation or position held:
– Technical Project Manager
Main activities and responsibilities:
•Handle the technical aspects of the company’s project pipeline.
• Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
• Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities in coordination with the respective line managers of the technical department.
• Effectively accumulate the business insight on a project basis and accordingly convey it guiding the technical teams.
• Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
• Effectively apply development methodologies and enforces project standards.
• Minimizes our exposure and risk on project.
• Facilitate team meetings effectively.
• Hold regular status meetings with project team.
• Effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors.
• Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
Name and address of employer:
– Upstream S.A. – Kastorias 4, 15344 Gerakas, Attika Greece
Type of business or sector:
– Mobile Marketing – Mobile Network Operators Division

Dates September 2006 – December 2007
Occupation or position held:
– Senior Software Engineer
Main activities and responsibilities:
• Software development for SMS/MMS/WAP/WEB based value added services (VAS) of WIND.
• Responsible for designing and establishing a Software Development Process based on the Rational Unified Process. Responsible for designing & establishing a Software Development Environment suitable for SOA development.
Name and address of employer:
– WIND S.A. – Kifissias Ave 66, 15125 Marousi, Greece
Type of business or sector:
– Telecommunications Industry – VAS Department

Dates September 2005 – September 2006
Occupation or position held:
– Software Engineer
Main activities and responsibilities:
• Software development for web-based broadband satellite services. Design & Authoring of Technical & Financial Proposals for E.U. and State business project RFPs.
Name and address of employer:
– Hellenic Aerospace Industry S.A. – P.O. Box 23, GR 320 09, Schimatari, Greece
Type of business or sector:
Military Industry – Satellite division

Dates January 2003 – May 2005
Occupation or position held:
– Software Engineer, Team Leader
Main activities and responsibilities:
– Team Leader.
• Acting as team leader of the SOSTAR-X development team, for the development of the upgraded version of the TRK-RPPU demonstrator system (V0a-V1).
• definition of the SOW-Statement Of Work, validation of the SRS-Software Requirement
• Specification, co-author of the documents: SDD-Software Design Document, STP-Software Test Plan.
• Participated in quality assurance, development planning and progress report meetings as responsible for the technical aspects of the software development.
• guidance of the support and troubleshooting phase of the V0 version of the project after its delivery.
– Software engineer.
• SOSTAR-X is an AGS multinational project aiming to develop an Air to ground surveillance radar system for the NATO Allied Forces. My major responsibility was the design, development and testing of the Tracking Radar Processor Processing Unit (TRK-RPPU) backbone architecture (V0).
• validation of the SRS-Software Requirement Specification,
• author of the documents: SDD-Software Design Document, STP-Software Test Plan, STD-Software Test Description and STR-Software Test Report.
• Participated in quality assurance, development
planning and progress report meetings as the software developer of the project.
• guidance of the support and troubleshooting phase of the project after its delivery.
Name and address of employer:
– Thales Airborne Systems S.A. – Elancourt, Paris France
Type of business or sector:
– Military Industry – Software Development for Radars Division (LORA)

Dates March 2001 – January 2003
Occupation or position held:
– Software Engineer
Main activities and responsibilities:
• Designed and developed software applications for prepaid provisioning and postpaid billing platforms for mobile communications providers such as COSMOTE (Greece), GLOBUL (Bulgaria) and FYROM.
Name and address of employer:
– Intracom S.A. – 19.7 km Markopoulou Ave. Peania Athens, Greece, GR-19002
Type of business or sector:
– Telecoms – Billing & Customer Care management Systems

Dates October 1998 – June 1999
Occupation or position held:
– Software Engineer
Main activities and responsibilities:
• Involved in ACTS project AC336 – USECA (UMTS Security Architecture) and other in house projects such as “Software Radio”, “Software Modem” for Panasonic mobile phones G600I and GD90 series, and “Channel modeling for indoors – outdoors mobile environment”.
• Close collaboration with ETSI and 3GPP for designing and producing the standards for security in 3G mobile networks (UMTS).
Name and address of employer:
– Panasonic Mobile Communication Development Centre S.A. – Wokingham U.K.
Type of business or sector:
– Telecoms – Mobile terminal manufacturer

Skills

  • java JEE (7 years)
  • c/c++ (4 years)
  • .NET (1 year)
  • SQL (10 years)
  • UML (4 years)
  • BPM (1 year)
  • SOA (1 year)
  • Struts,JSF,Richfaces,JSP/Servlets (4 years)
  • AJAX (1 year)
  • html (4 years)
  • ActiveMQ, JMS (1 year)
  • RMI (3 years),
  • Web Services Framework (4 years),
  • JTA (2 years),
  • POJO/TREE Cache (2 years)
  • Hibernate, JPA (3 years)
  • EJB3 (3 years)
  • ESB (1 year)
  • xml, xsl (4 years)
  • android sdk (2 years)

Specialties

    • J2EE frameworks • SOA principles and design patterns • Android Application Development • Project Management • Team Leader • Business Requirements Analysis • RUP & Agile Process

Groups & Associations

    • Former member of IEEE community (Vehicular Technology and Signal Processing societies). • Former member of ETSI SMG10 - WPC • Former member of 3GPP_TSG_SA_WG3

Spoken Languages

    Certificate of Proficiency in English, French (fluently), Italian (CELI 5)