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Matthew C. Mead



Highly qualified software team lead, architect and developer seeking a position working with cutting-edge technologies in a rewarding environment. Results-focused individual with broad leadership and development experience. Dynamic leader and mentor with proven skills. Draws upon broad knowledge base in software lifecycle, software development, systems support, network administration. Excels in team and IT leadership, vision, architecture and software development. Strong sense of aesthetics, software capabilities, high attention to detail and reliable execution.

Particular strengths include:


Senior Consultant, Principal Consultant; Endeca Technologies, Inc.; Reston, VA; 2008 – Present

Large-scale Endeca systems design, integration, development and deployment. Software architecture/design/implementation. Endeca integration via Hadoop, JDBC, JNDI, J2EE and custom integrations. Endeca. Java/J2EE/XML. Perl and bourne shell scripting. Large-scale, high-volume systems engineering. Use-case-focused text analytics and semi-structured data exploitation consulting.

Senior Software Engineer, Internal Systems Manager, Director of Engineering Operations;

August Schell Enterprises; Derwood, MD; 2004 – 2008

High quality software architecture/design/implementation. Endeca UI, pipeline and integration development. Team, project and program management in software development, application integration and PKI infrastructure engineering. Java/J2EE/XML. Perl and bourne shell scripting. Apache Tomcat, Ant, Maven. Object-oriented analysis and design.

Applications Engineering Specialist, Applications Technology Advisor;

American Family Insurance; Madison, WI; 2002 – 2004

Corporate and mid-level management technology advising, IT program leadership and technical expert. Enterprise Architecture definition & planning. Development team leadership. Billing system architecture & implementation – Java J2EE/XML, Websphere, RUP OOAD.

Software Developer, Software Architect; InSystems Technologies; Roanoke, VA; 1998 - 2002

Enterprise E-Business Software Architecture, Design, Implementation – Microsoft Visual C++, Java J2EE/XML. Sales cycle customer technology communication. Architecture and Vision development. Standards and Strategy. Software implementation lead.

Computer Systems Senior Engineer; Virginia Tech Math Department; Blacksburg, VA; 1997 - 1998

Unix (Solaris, Digital Unix, IRIX, AIX, Linux, FreeBSD) and network (Ethernet, ATM, Services: NFS, NIS, SMTP, WWW, etc.) administration. Tutoring, mentoring of faculty, staff, and students for system usage. Security planning. Future system usage and capacity planning.

Software Engineer; VTLS, Inc.; Blacksburg, VA; 1996 - 1997

User interface and rich client business logic design and implementation – Delphi, C, C++, Z39.50.


B.S. in Computer Science; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; May, 1997

Object Oriented Analysis and Design using the UML; March, 2001

Customer-Focus and Negotiation; March, 2002

Netegrity SiteMinder and IdentityMinder Administration; April, 2004

Endeca Technical Consultant; May 2007


Experience performing as:

Developed software using various software engineering processes, including: Full-lifecycle, UML/RUP, Iterative, and Waterfall.

Implementation and support on multiple platforms, including: Win32 (Windows 95-XP), Unix (Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, IRIX, AIX, Digital Unix, HP-UX).

Design and implementation for multiple application architectures, including: enterprise, n-tier, client/server, database.

Languages and Technologies Experience
Java / JDK 1.1-1.4, 5, 6 (10+ yrs)
C++ (3 yrs)
C (8 yrs)
Delphi (1 yr)
Perl (10+ yrs)
Bourne Shell Scripting (10+ yrs)
Tcl/Tk (1 yr)

Hadoop MapReduce (6 months)
J2EE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.0 (5 yrs)
Servlet 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 (8+ yrs)
JSP (8+ yrs)
JAXP 1.0, 1.1 (5 yrs)
XML (8+ yrs)
SAX (6+ yrs)
DOM (6+ yrs)
XSLT (2 yrs)
UML (5 yrs)
Unix Make (10+ yrs)
Apache Ant (5+ yrs)
JBuilder 3, 4, 5 (3 yrs)
WSAD 4, 5 (2 yrs)
Eclipse 1, 2, 3 (5+ yrs)
Clearcase Multisite (2 yrs)
CVS (10+ yrs)

Subversion (4+ yrs)

Jakarta Maven (6+ months)
Jakarta Digester (3+ yrs)
Jakarta Struts (6+ yrs)

Jakarta Log4J (6+ yrs)
JDBC 1.3, 2.0 (7+ yrs)
Oracle (4 yrs)
DB2 (2 yrs)
PostgreSQL (5+ yrs)
MySql (4+ yrs)
Jakarta Velocity (5+ yrs)
Netscape Rhino (1 yr)
Applet 1.1 (3 yrs)
Web Containers (8+ yrs)

  • Java WebServer

  • JRun

  • Apache/JServ

  • Tomcat 3.2, 4.0, 5.0, 5.5

  • Websphere 3.5, 4.0, 5.0

EJB Containers (5 yrs)

  • Borland Application Server 3.5, 4.0

  • Weblogic

  • Websphere 3.5, 4.0, 5.0

  • JBoss 2.4, 3.0

Identity Mangement / Security Solutions

  • Netegrity (6+ months)

Search Engines:

  • Endeca (3+ years)

Operating Systems (10+ years)

  • Unix: (Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, *BSD)

  • Win32: Windows 95-XP, Server 2000, 2003

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Last updated: August 28, 2010 from Alexandria, VA.