Michael Valeiko

  • Greater New York City Area
Michael Valeiko

Detail-Oriented Information Technology Director


A dynamic, detail-oriented Information Technology Director with demonstrated experience in a diverse range of industries, developing and deploying complex infrastructures and technical solutions for industry leaders. High expertise in the design, development and configuration of systems to drive company growth and technical innovation. Strong project management skills with a proven ability to direct large-scale development and installation projects. Proficient in determining system requirements and resolving technical issues quickly. Ability to lead and motivate teams. Outstanding presentation and communication skills and able to understand business requirements to cross-collaborate and increase profits. Experienced in working for private, startup and Fortune 500 companies.

Selected Highlights

  • Directed technical resources and functioned as primary technical resource on a strategic site redesign to implement an omni-channel, master architecture e-commerce solution for numerous sites.
  • Developed and supported web-based Point of Sale system installed in over 1000 locations.
  • Member of consulting services division of a Fortune 500 company responsible for co-developing a web-based endoscopy information management solution.
  • Designed, implemented, and managed project phases for a three-tier Flight Inspection Reporting system applet for the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • Served as a technology consultant to perform system administrator duties and hardware/software support for several high tech organizations. 

Core Competencies

  • Software Development 
  • System Integration
  • Data Analysis
  • Web Services
  • Agile Development 
  • Vendor Management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Systems Architecture
  • E-commerce
  • System Optimization
  • Team Management
  • Change Management
  • Web Design/Development
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Programming
  • Technical Consulting
  • Application Design
  • Business Analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Omni-channel

Professional Experience

Work History
2014 - Present

Director of Ecommerce Development

Sleepy's, The Mattress Professionals
  • Function as the director and primary technical contact between multiple business units (Marketing, Sales, Operations, Analytics, and IT) to evaluate, manage, prioritize, develop and test ecommerce initiatives.
  • Lead technical resource on strategic site redesign to implement an omni-channel master architecture design for numerous sites implementing solutions to integrate Quote to Web, Try In Store, Click and Collect, Online Inventory, and Appointment Maker developments.
  • Build relationships with development partners and vendors to build a dynamic team of internal and external personnel to support short and long-term technological development needs.
  • Accountable for the maintenance, availability and performance of all back-end systems to support the e-commerce platform.
  • Collaborate with management team to identify strategic IT initiatives and facilitate the adoption of technology-based solutions.
  • Direct and accountable for the complete integrated application lifecycle management process.
  • Enhance the e-commerce platform by integrating with Salesforce CRM platform.
  • Administer platform support to digital and marketing teams.
  • Responsible for mentoring internal developer resources.
2008 - Present


Mavco Systems Inc
  • Designed and developed a point of sales system fully integrated with Oracle EBusiness Suite.
  • Directed and administered the integration of external third party systems such as Cybersource, StrikeIron, WebSphereCommerce, SalesForce.
  • Implemented a new credit card integration to utilize tokenization and remove PCI concerns.
  • Created secure web service endpoints to allow access to third party systems access.
  • Produced business-focused architecture and solution design with technologies, including web servers, web infrastructure and applications, storage, content management, networking, and security.
  • Monitored and drove accountability for all IT projects and services including delivery, performance, and functionality.
  • Streamlined the requirements gathering processes to support the development of newly enhanced features and functions.
2005 - 2008

Sr Systems Developer

The NPD Group
  • Functioned as primary Java developer and administrator for a web based reporting engine that utilized applets and html pages to display results retrieved from an Oracle database.
  • Developed technical solutions by assembling staff, vendor, and service resources to evaluate, design, test, install, and maintain hardware, applications and software.
  • Directed and managed the project for transitioning the application environment from WebLogic 6.0 to 9.2 and JVM from 1.3 to 1.5.02 on both Windows XP and HP Unix platforms in a multi-server domain.
  • Coordinated the efforts to define, analyze, and implement technical and functional improvements to the development environment by implementing improvements to automated build processes.
  • Facilitated the management of projects through collaboration with multiple business units through the entire project life cycle.
  • Upgraded outdated load balancer to an improved Citrix NetScaler solution as the leader of a dynamic networking team.
  • Provided technical support and guidance for off shore resources.
2002 - 2005


Computer Associates - Technology Services
  • Directed the design and development of a medical imaging and scheduling system.
  • Modified processes to allow for concurrent, configurable builds.
  • Created and implemented new designs that resulted in reduced build time and provided a consistent environment for developers and
  • Designed and implemented a socket connection protocol that utilizes a configurable thread pool reducing the application’s resource requirements while increasing performance and maintainability.
  • Developed and deployed a printing solution that utilizes FOP, XSLT and JDOM to generate medical reports and include enhanced images.
  • Performed modification and enhancements to numerous JSPs and applets.
  • Utilized the JAI imaging API to manipulate, transform, and enhance images.
  • Administered and directed the organization on the implementation and utilization of technologies and products.
2000 - 2002

Independent Consultant

Mavco Technologies
  • Designed and deployed an asynchronous, session-less framework utilizing the command pattern that combines JSPs/ Servlets (Model 2), custom taglibs, XML, XSLT and back end processing to build and display dynamic reports.
  • Utilized JMS (queues and topics) to distribute an infrastructure for splitting custom query requests and running parts across multiple remote machines through multiple inexpensive single CPU Linux boxes which included transaction contracts with the queue and redundant hardware for fail over.
  • Designed and implemented a Data Access Layer/caching solution which abstracted out the underlying database, file based memory, and RMI persistence utilizing the Factory, Singleton, Façade, and Proxy patterns.
  • Provided technical expertise to respond to production issues through analysis and diagnosis of problems by querying log files and Oracle databases. Developed, implemented and deployed advanced technical solutions.
  • Analyzed application performance through Mercury Interactive testing.
  • Isolated performance bottlenecks in code and improved application performance by refactoring code and working with DBA staff to increase SQL performance.
  • Utilized the JUnit framework to automate regression testing.
  • Suggested high-level recommendations on upcoming technology needs and priorities.


1998 - 2000

Software Engineer

Parker Hannifin
  • Designed and implemented a three-tier client/server Flight Inspection Reporting system applet for the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • Utilized Java’s AWT/Swing classes to construct the graphical user interface (GUI).
  • Administered information security aspects of signed applets to read and write local files, and to perform printing functions.
  • Collaborated with clients to develop prototypes, finalize specifications, and provide technical consultation on specific software and application needs.
  • Aligned with business teams to understand and translate business requirements to functional requirements.
1996 - 1998

System Engineer

Access Communications Systems


1992 - 1996


Providence College

Mathematics Minor

2013 - Present

Certified Demandware Developer

Technical Skills

TechnologiesConfluence, JIRA, Salesforce, Ant, Oracle, Java, SQL, Rational Rose, SVN, GIT, Eclipse, Toad, E-Business
Operating SystemsUnix, Linux, Windows
Web ServersApache, Tomcat, Weblogic
Website TechnologiesDemandware, HTML, CSS, Javascript, WordPress, Maxymiser, Tealium, Amplience, BrowserStack

Detailed Professional References Available upon Request