Joachim Martin

Joachim Martin

Tech Lead and Architect

Location
Greater Boston Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Joachim Martin's Summary

Seasoned Tech Lead/Architect with extensive experience developing software in an agile environment. 15+ years experience with server side Java development. 20 years software development experience. Masters degree in Information Studies from UC Berkeley.

Specialties: Software Architecture and Development on the JVM, with a preference for using Open Source frameworks for web application development. A focus on back-end technologies- Lucene/SOLR, RDBMS, messaging, and noSQL/MongoDB as well as systems architecture

Joachim Martin's Experience

Software Architect

Quintiles

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Cambridge, MA

Oversaw architecture and development of a SaaS based Multi-tenant Clinical Trials Management Platform. Incorporated and refactored significant pieces of an existing SDK previously used to build custom deployments of the platform.

Responsible for SDLC systems management, performance analysis and testing.

Contributed to team transition from Waterfall to Scrum SDLC in a CFR Part 11 FDA regulated environment.

Mentored java developers in best practices and effective use of the Spring framework.

Software Architect

Experience.com

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Internet industry

May 2010January 2013 (2 years 9 months) Boston, MA

Tech Lead and Architect for an e-commerce and SaaS offering in the College Recruiting and Entry Level Hiring industry.

Led modernization of an aging java based development platform with homegrown frameworks by introducing modern technologies (Grails, SOLR) that allowed the business to slowly migrate existing functionality while enjoying faster time-to-market.

Championed the move to a Scrum methodology, quickly illustrating the benefits of a 3 week iteration schedule vs. a 3-4 month release cycle.

Managed dev team, consisting of 4-5 onsite resources and constantly evolving set of offshore resources. Ran Daily Scrum and collaborated with Product Management to validate User Stories prior to implementation.

Mentored java developers in best practices, migration to Grails and Groovy, and supported Designers with tips for working with JavaScript and jQuery.

Designed and implemented a Resume-to-Job matching engine using SOLR, supported by a Personality Assessment tool driven by business rules encoded in an Excel spreadsheet.

Led assessment of database and java performance problems and identified fixes.

Technologies utilized: Java, Grails, Groovy, jQuery, Oracle, SOLR, Lucene, MongoDB, GORM/Hibernate.

Principal Software Engineer

Currensee

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Financial Services industry

December 2008April 2010 (1 year 5 months)

Building a social network for retail forex traders.

Responsible for Domain modeling and Service APIs in support of front end team.

Built Service API for user-focused components: Discussions, Chat, User Notifcations (including email Beacons and personalized content), RSS Aggregator, eCommerce Product Marketplace (KonaKart) and custom Pricing Engine.

Implemented FIX integrations with several Forex brokers, real-time price updates, account reconcilliation.

Contributed to design and implementation of a distributed system architecure using JMS-based Distributed Work Queues, JGroups, EHCache, Terracotta, Spring Security SSO, Lightstreamer and Openfire.

Owner

PathWorks Consulting

April 2001November 2009 (8 years 8 months)

Senior Technologist

matchmine

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

December 2007November 2008 (1 year)

Responsible for design and implementation of a service-oriented platform for media discovery.

REST API development using Spring MVC. Recommendation algorithm development using k-Means clustering, k-NN and SVD analysis in Java.

Integration Engineer (Contractor)

Optaros

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

January 2007November 2007 (11 months)

Member of a team developing Integration components of an eCommerce platform for n2N Commerce. Using Tibco BusinessWorks, Java, Spring, XFire.

Senior Technical Architect

CozmoMedia

June 2006December 2006 (7 months)

Developing an Internet Video Search web site.

Sr. Software Engineer (Contract)

Optaros

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

October 2005May 2006 (8 months)

Sr. Software Engineer (Contract)

Harvard Business School

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

April 2001October 2005 (4 years 7 months)

Software Engineer developing web-based applications using Struts, JSP/JSTL, Oracle and Weblogic.

Manager, Web Development

TSCentral

19982001 (3 years)

Software Engineer

Harvard Business School

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

19961998 (2 years)

Joachim Martin's Skills & Expertise

  1. Java
  2. Agile
  3. Software Development
  4. Architecture
  5. System Architecture
  6. Groovy
  7. Grails
  8. Spring
  9. Hibernate
  10. MongoDB
  11. noSQL
  12. Oracle
  13. SQL
  14. Agile Methodologies
  15. Tomcat
  16. Integration
  17. Ant
  18. Solr
  19. Lucene
  20. Web Applications
  21. JavaScript
  22. Java Enterprise Edition
  23. JSP
  24. jQuery
  25. Databases
  26. Distributed Systems
  27. Scrum
  28. SaaS

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Joachim Martin's Education

University of California, Berkeley

MS, Information Studies

19921993

Earlham College

BA, Anthropology

19871991

Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School

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