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Telecom Industry Vendor
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Software architect, designer & developer with expertise in large scale database applications and real-time systems. Strengths include translating business requirements into technical solutions, creating quality attribute driven architectures and designs, solving technical problems, and working in collaborative and distributed environments to create architectures and designs to solve the business needs with the time and resources available.
Extensive experience with the architecture, design and development of Telecom Billing systems, including prepaid, postpaid and converged prepaid + postpaid billing, as well as with very large volume (high throughput) and real-time (low latency) call processing and pricing.
Previous experience 1
Independent Consulting, 2014 - present.
Providing requirements analysis, software system architecture and high level design in the telecom billing and customer care domain.
Previous experience 2
Sr. Principal Software Architect, BSS Product Architecture, Comverse, 2005 - 2014
Lead Architect for Real-Time Call Processing, Pricing and Billing components of the Comverse Billing products, supporting very high volumes, low latency and high availability. Key responsibilities and accomplishments include:
+ Provided expertise for end-to-end solution, real-time rating, charging, and billing.
+ Converted business requirements into technical requirements,
+ Created architectures to support the technical requirements,
+ Presented architectures to development teams and other stakeholders,
+ Recommended and reviewed high-level & detail designs and test plans to ensure that they conform to the architecture and satisfy the requirements,
+ Provided architecture to evolve the legacy Kenan FX Billing product into a Cloud-Based (SaaS) solution opening up new markets for this flagship billing product.
+ Collaborated within the Architecture team in recommending the overall architectural vision, approach, and evolution of the Comverse Billing products to meet the demands of our customers and the marketplace
+ Created solution architectures to meet RFx requirements, utilizing Comverse and 3rd party products, specifying gaps and necessary integrations. Provided well defined solution scope to allow more accurate cost and pricing analysis.
Previous experience 3
Previous experience at CSG Systems, Lucent Technologies, Kenan Systems
Software Architect, Technical Manager, Software Engineer:
Principal Architect, designer and lead developer for large volume usage processing and pricing components for Kenan postpaid and prepaid billing products.
Architect, designer and developer for many components of the Kenan FX Billing product, including the distributed architecture of the overall product allowing near linear scalability, the distributed data model, very high volume call processing and pricing components, infrastructure components, including internal libraries, dba and system build tools.
The Kenan FX Billing product is still in production at many telecom operators around the world, supporting 10’s of millions of customers and 100’s of millions of transactions per day.