Senior Software Development Manager
Progress Software Corporation
Managed a distributed team of engineers (5-13) who designed and developed new products and features. Focused primarily on two Progress products:
DataXtend Semantic Integrator - a model-driven data transformation product with more than $10,000,000 in sales that provides mediation, governance, and change management for data integration projects. Managed the product release process on ten successive releases with aggressive schedules, resulting in near-perfect target release date success. Directed the product builds team, to assure quality across multiple platforms.
Supervised the development team enhancing an Eclipse-based semantic mapping development tool. Led feature teams through the development process to add critical features to the product, and spearheaded the product’s strategic direction and content.
- Formalized process for, and supervised patch release of, more than 100 critical bug fixes that resulted in a more rapid patch release time and improved customer satisfaction.
- Increased DataXtend Semantic Integrator’s reliability and increased code testing coverage by more than 10%.
DataXtend Enterprise - a transparent data integration and synchronization product with model-driven mapping tool.
Directed the development team that designed and developed the intuitive Eclipse-based tool to provide semantic mapping between different data source models through common model infrastructure. Utilized Alan Cooper’s User Interaction Design methodology for user interface design.