Joseph Salomon

About Me

I am a Software Leader skilled in mobile marketing, full-stack web development, embedded systems, and project management

I'm able to solve problems at a high architectural level, but can also dive into technical details

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Languages

PHP
HTML/CSS
Javascript/jQuery
MySQL

Skills

Agile Development
AWS Ecosystem (EC2, Redshift, EMR + Spark)
Project Management & Roadmapping

Work Experience

Aug 2015 - Present
Software Lead
Motive Interactive, San Diego, CA
  • Architected and Developed Real-Time-Bidding system to handle 30K ad requests per second (Golang, Python)
  • Developed new features for Motive publisher campaign API which brings in $3mil revenue per month (LAMP stack)
  • Developed internal reporting platform to analyze mobile traffic and optimize advertising campaigns more effectively (LAMP)
  • Implemented agile software development processes to provide structure to deployments
  • Led company through all technical decisions as the most senior engineering employee
  • Translated feature requests from sales, account managers, and business development teams into software requirements
  • Managed team of 5 developers and outsource partnerships to complete sprint schedules and consistently meet milestones
  • Road-mapped product features and used technical expertise to give accurate estimates
June 2010 – Aug 2015
Sr. Software Engineer
Pratt & Whitney AeroPower, San Diego, CA
  • Led multiple airframe products through full lifecycle (requirements, development, test) to meet FAA milestones
  • Developed embedded software for aircraft power system controls
  • Implemented new Model-based Development process using Matlab and Simulink
  • Performed software code reviews and system integration testing
Feb 2015 - Aug 2015
Full-stack Engineer
RiteKit, Remote
  • Implemented new website and browser extension features that increased traffic by 300%
    - Hashtag Explorer, Sharing CTA, Image grabber, Tweet Grader
  • Utilized streaming Twitter API and sentiment analysis to evaluate trending hash-tags
  • Mentored other developers in software development process and problem-solving skills
Jan 2012 - May 2013
Full-stack Engineer
StriveZero Inc., San Francisco, CA
  • Developed web application to streamline safety checks and audits within the construction industry
  • Used expertise to determine proper technical direction for the company
  • Utilized PHP Yii Framework and Model-View-Controller architecture to shorten development cycle
  • Implemented agile software development processes to provide structure to deployments
  • Led company through all technical decisions as the most senior engineering employee
  • Translated feature requests from sales, account managers, and business development teams into software requirements
  • Managed team of 5 developers and outsource partnerships to complete sprint schedules and consistently meet milestones
  • Road-mapped product features and used technical expertise to give accurate estimates
Aug 2008 - June 2010
Software Engineer and Project Lead
Hamilton Sundstrand Airframe Products, Windsor Locks, CT
  • Appointed software lead for Sikorsky S-70B Weapons Management Software as an entry level engineer
  • Implemented Python automated testing procedures for Apache Gun Controller and Sikorsky Helicopter Messaging System
  • Performed quality integration testing for the CH-53K Fire Extinguisher Module and the F-15 Weapons System

Education

2014
Masters of Software Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
2008
Masters of System Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
2008
Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology

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