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University of Vermont
B.S. and B.A.

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Greg Steen Greg Steen's Resume

Over 15 years of experience as an IT Pro, with experience spanning software and systems architecture, product development, QA, project management, and columnist:

MyWebGrocer, CreditSights, Microsoft, WebMD, Ziff Davis Media, Giant Interactive, Zook Search, MediZine, Medscape, Olive Software, Missoula Children's Theatre, UMASS Medical Center

Full Time Positions:

MyWebGrocer - Winooski, VT
Software Architect - Aug. 2014 - Present
Senior Software Engineer - Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2014

  • Hands-on, strategic, architecture and efficiency planning across the retail development organization. Lead development teams in multiple legacy product rewrites. Promoted, defined, and implemented initial cloud strategy for the existing platform. Promoted "DevOps" culture. Technologies and patterns include: Azure ARM, Web API, .Net, SQL Server, Solr, Couchbase, Memcached, RabbitMQ, ReSTful microservices.

CreditSights - New York, NY
Senior Software Engineer - Feb. 2007 - July 2012

  • Expansion, enhancement, and development of the financial research company's technology-based initiatives including: overhaul of a content management system, implementing a topic map based meta-data / search engine, creating SSIS ETL processes, and developing a web based quantitative analysis tool set.

MediZine - New York, NY
Web Developer - May 2006 - Feb. 2007

  • Development of the company's web initiative including a “ground-up” custom content management system.

Ziff Davis Media - New York, NY
Technology Manager - Enterprise Tools Group - Jan. 2005 - Feb. 2006

  • Responsible for management and implementation of development and deployment, infrastructure, and operations for the group.
  • Helped develop and launch an e-commerce platform targeted to IT professionals.
  • Managed multiple 3rd parties including contracting developers, designers, and QA analysts.

WebMD - New York, NY
Systems / Operations - Dec. 2002 - Apr. 2004

  • A technical architect/project manager for the acquisition and integration of a multi-million dollar, open-source derived, web-based, email company.
  • Helped design the infrastructure of the company's multi-terabyte Microsoft based data-warehouse.
  • Multiple infrastructure consolidations and relocations.

Ziff Davis Media - New York, NY
Technology Solutions Architect - Sept. 2000 - June 2002

  • Helped design and implement five enterprise-class environments including a proving infrastructure located at Microsoft’s Redmond campus.
  • Technical advisor to new technologies: including cost-benefit analysis of implementing new technology, custom components and vendor contact.

Missoula Children’s Theatre - Missoula, MT
Systems Administrator - June 1999- Aug. 2000

  • Responsible for the implementation and support of the company’s network, infrastructure, and applications.

UMASS Medical Center - Worcester, MA
Helpdesk Technician - Summers, 1995-1997

  • Troubleshot hardware/software problems throughout the 3000+ desktops environment.
  • Wrote a UNIX command line tool for user account conversions.

Contract Projects:

Zook Search Inc. - New York, NY
Business Analyst / Project Manager / Software Engineer - Various 2002-2009, 2013

  • Designed, developed, implemented, and updated the company’s customer transaction-tracking, invoicing, and reporting system, including financial reports, calendaring, user tracking, PDF generation and document creation, translating business requirements into tuned software; multiple releases.

Giant Interactive - New York, NY
Project Manager / Software Engineer - Various 2006-2008

  • Re-engineered a DVD-authoring project management application, to increase performance, add significant functionality, and improve usability; multiple releases.

Olive Software - Denver, CO
Software Engineer / Operations - Dec. 2004, Jan. 2005

  • Developed an application that transforms XML content.
  • Data center evaluation for improving scalability, reliability, and security.

Ziff Davis Media - New York, NY
Software Engineer / Operations - Various 2004

  • Developed a C# / MSSQL redirect management and traffic analysis application for
  • Upgrade of Vignette CMS and associated web-farm for their production hosting environment.


University of Vermont - Burlington, VT - 1994-1998
B.S. Computer Science and B.A. Theatre

  • George B. Bryan Award for Academic Excellence

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