James Prickett is a software development leader with over 13 years of experience developing software. He has a strong focus on high-volume we... Read More
Lead Software Developer at Force 3, Inc
Established a new software development practice that specializes in network security software. Developing a software product called the Active Defense Platform that enables Automated Threat Response to network security threats. Integration with major Cisco network appliances like MARS and NAC. Established agile methodologies including continuous integration, unit testing, automated integration testing, behavior-driven development, and incremental software development.
Senior Software Developer at Overstock.com
Salt Lake City, UT
June 2009-June 2010
Worked on the core web site code on a number of projects that directly improved Overstock.com's bottom line. Added functionality to the website to enable shipments to Alaska and Hawaii thereby increasing Overstock.com's shippable regions. Refactored several JUnit tests that we unstable so that they would consistently pass providing a more stable automated build under the continuous integration platform. Worked on internal application that managed cost assessment for returned products.
Lead Software Developer at Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD
August 2005-June 2009
Responsible for the technical design and architecture of Discovery’s public facing online applications as well as B2B applications and enterprise application integration. Oversee development across multiple projects providing mentoring and technical assistance. Document best practices and procedures and maintain technical standards for architecture and design. Implemented test-driven development and continuous integration methodologies that increased overall quality of projects.
Software Consultant at Self Employed
July 2001-August 2005
ocus on agile methodologies, object-oriented analysis and design, and test-driven development on the IBM WebSphere platform. Designed and led development of an workflow-based integration project for a large federal agency to automate paper trademark processes and retire legacy mainframe applications. Lead effort for a large federal health agency to refactor an existing time-keeping application to improve maintainability, decrease bugs, and improve performance.
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