Dan Lesser

Versatile software developer with over 15 years of technical experience spanning development and operations.


Prowess in: Full-Stack Architecture & Development, Technical Writing, Technical Team Leadership, Scrum/Agile SDLC, Information Architecture, Proof-of-Concept/Pilot Development, Project Auditing/Remediation, Code and Process Reviews,  Escalation Troubleshooting, Performance Tuning, Server/Cloud Administration and Automation, Business and Technical Analysis, Vendor/Solution Selection, Records Management, Legacy Modernization, Design Thinking, Systems Integration, Advanced Scripting, ETL, Data Migration, Emerging Technologies, DevOps, SPA (Single-Page Applications)

Technical Skills


Programming Languages

C#, T-SQL, JavaScript, TypeScript, python, Objective-C, C++, ODATA/REST, XML, HTML5, CSS, XSLT


WF, WCF, EF, Web API 2, MVC, ASP.NET Identity, Angular.JS, BreezeJS,  jQuery, Knockout.js, Signal R, Bootstrap, Angular-UI, Unity, SimpleContainer, ComponentArt, Telerik

Data Stores

SQL Server, MongoDB, SQLite, elasticsearch

Portal Platforms

Sitecore, Office 365, SharePoint/Project Server


PowerShell, bash, NT


Hyper-V, VMWare, VirtualBox


Windows, Ubuntu, OS X


Azure, AWS, Cloudshare

Work History

Work experience
Jun 2009 - Present

Technical Director

NTT DATA Inc. (Formerly, The Revere Group)

Successfully lead numerous hands-on, technical efforts across diverse verticals, while supporting pre-sales, critical C-level escalations, and SMGP (Social, Mobile, Gamification & Portals) department operations and staffing efforts.  

Architect engagements include:

  • Patient admission status SaaS pilot for health care consultancy (AngularJS /WebAPI 2)
  • Wellness Plan Administrative System– .NET e-commerce application for an Fortune 100 insurance subsidiary’s pilot program to sell and manage a new family of vet health subscription products directly through individual veterinary practices 
  • Project portfolio management solution for a large Chicago health system
  • Greenfield SharePoint implementation for a multi-state utility company to replace 220 legacy electronic forms and workflows with SharePoint equivalents.
  • SharePoint-based, athlete scouting application for a professional basketball team
  • Technical advisor for multi-state behavioral health non-profit’s EMR/billing vendor selection process
  • Critical performance audit for a Global 2000 industrial products conglomerate's Azure- PaaS hosted, Product configurator application
  • Performance troubleshooting/tuning for an international electronics brand’s SiteCore/Insite e-commerce solution
  • Enhanced PowerShell-based legacy server migration process for a Fortune 100 pharmacy conglomerate's 1,500-site POS system 
  • Records Management Framework– highly-customized retention-policy service application,  e-Discovery, legal holds & matter management, electronic and paper records governance and document management for a Fortune 500 Cable Provider's 5,000+ user SharePoint environment
Jun 2004 - Jun 2009

Senior Software Developer (Independent Contractor to Employee)

Aspenware Internet Solutions

Develop ASP.NET and MOSS 2007/WSS 3.0 solutions for small to Fortune 500 enterprise clients

Jan 2001 - May 2004

Developer/System Admin 

NetSuccess, Inc.

Develop and maintain custom ColdFusion, classic ASP, and ASP.NET websites for multiple corporate clients. Server and Database Administration


Oct 2012 - Oct 2015

Certified Information Professional (CIP)

May 2015 - Present

MongoDB Certified Developer

MongoDB, Inc.
May 2015 - Present

Sitecore XP 8.0 .NET Developer


Microsoft Developer/IT Certifications


SharePoint MCSD/MSCE/MCPD/MCITP, Windows 2012 MCSA



B.S. Computer Science

The University of Texas at Dallas


Spanish - Conversational/Business - CPI Spanish Language School, Costa Rica

Mandarin/Written Chinese -  ~ HSK 3 Level. 12-week course - Beijing Language & Culture University  

Modern Standard Arabic - Basic Written/Spoken -  1st Year Course - University of Chicago

Related Hobbies

Robotics - ROS/python development with the Aldebaran NAO 

VR\AR - Unity3D development