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Anthony Vigil

  

Senior Software Engineering Manager, Disney

Location: Shoreline, Washington


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Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

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BeyondAgile

Biography

Anthony Vigil

 

Senior Software Engineering Manager at The Walt Disney Company

avigil@uw.edu

Summary

Software Engineering Manager specializing in Building Quality teams, Application Development and Project Leadership

 

Technologies:

Java, Tomcat, Spring, Hibernate, Maven, Eclipse, JSON, XML, Rest

AWS, Linux, Jenkins

C#, .NET, ASP, ASP.NET, IIS

Cassandra, MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL

Android phone application development

Ajax, JavaScript,

Perl, Python, C++, Scala, SOLR, Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra CLI, Hive queries

Graph data, Metadata, Taxonomy

 

Certifications:

DataStax Certified Cassandra Developer

Sun Certified Java Programmer

Sun Certified Web Component Developer

Certified Scrum Master

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Experience

Senior Software Engineering Manager at The Walt Disney Company

Content, Metadata, and Digital Asset Management

February 2016 – Present

• Managed 17 software developers, tech writers, and project managers to build and enhance platform services that are used by multiple disparate Business Units

• Lead the migration and re-architecture of services to AWS

Lead the development of custom content layout applications for Disney Business Units

Lead the development of custom Digital Asset Management applications

Lead the development of custom metadata applications

Lead the effort to implement DRM for video playback of pre-aired content

• Built strong relationships with customer and peer teams

• Mentored and developed strong engineers

• Developed new skills (Cassandra, Graph DB, AWS) for engineers on the team

 

Senior Software Engineering Manager at The Walt Disney Company

Customer Identity

June 2015 – February 2016

• Managed 35 software developers, database engineers, and project managers across 4 development teams to build and enhance platform services

• Implemented requirements for compliance, security, and legal in identity services

• Built strong relationships with other teams

• Drove key improvements to the product and team processes

• Collaborated with other teams (QA, Ops, Sustainment) to add stability to software releases

• Developed, mentored, and promoted strong engineers

 

Software Engineering Manager at The Walt Disney Company

Customer Identity

September 2012 – June 2015

 

Staff Software Engineer at The Walt Disney Company

March 2012 - September 2012

• Lead of Identity and Commerce Services team

• Migrated service database to Cassandra from MS SQL Server

• Planned sprints and ran daily scrums

• Mentored developers

• Architected java restful applications

 

Senior Software Engineer at The Walt Disney Company

January 2010 - March 2012

• Lead on java projects for the Identity and Commerce Services team

• Set up a Solr Cluster to scale search of relational data

• Created server side mobile payment application which integrates with multiple billing sources

• Mentored junior developers

 

Sr. Web Application Developer at Serena Software

April 2008 - November 2009

• Integrated a java application into our existing Ajax/C# application

• Updated application to a SaaS (Software as a Service) application.

• Created unit tests for Ajax/Javascript

• Maintained application code and fixed production bugs as they occurred.

• Developed and executed tests, and maintained and upgraded C# projects

 

E-Commerce Applications Developer at Clearwire

June 2007 - January 2008

• Implemented multi-threaded java application to utilize all cores on the servers for faster processing

• Enhanced existing eCommerce XML APIs for partner companies

• Maintained PHP application code and fixed production bugs as they occurred.

• Developed and executed tests, and maintained and upgraded projects

 

Software Engineer at Walt Disney Internet Group

June 2006 - June 2007

• Designed and implemented java applications that are accessed with large data sets

• Created Requirements and Specification Documents for programming projects

• Developed and executed tests, and maintained and upgraded projects

 

QA Engineer at Active Voice

May 2004 - December 2005

• Developed Automated Tests

• Created new test plans and performed existing test plans

• Created application installation CDs to test final build

 

Data Mediation Engineer at Verizon Wireless

January 2004 - May 2004

• Wrote UNIX shell and Perl scripts to automatically gather statistics on network traffic

• Generated reports on hardware configurations of Verizon Wireless data centers

Education

University of Washington

Bachelor's, Computer Engineering, 2006

Activities and Societies: McNair Scholar

 

Bellevue Community College

AS, Physics, 1999 - 2002

 

 

Work experience

Disney, Senior Software Engineering Manager
September 2012 - Present, Seattle, Washington, US
• Managed 17 software developers, tech writers, and project managers to build and enhance platform services that are used by multiple disparate Business Units • Lead the migration and re-architecture of services to AWS • Lead the development of custom content layout applications for Disney Business Units • Lead the development of custom Digital Asset Management applications • Lead the development of custom metadata applications • Lead the effort to implement DRM for video playback of pre-aired content • Built strong relationships with customer and peer teams • Mentored and developed strong engineers • Developed new skills (Cassandra, Graph DB, AWS) for engineers on the team

Disney Connected and Advanced Technologies, Senior Software Engineer
January 2010 - September 2012, Seattle, WA, US
• Lead of Identity and Commerce Services team • Migrated service database to Cassandra from MS SQL Server • Planned sprints and ran daily scrums • Mentored developers • Architected java restful applications • Set up a Solr Cluster to scale search of relational data • Created server side mobile payment application which integrates with multiple billing sources

Serena Software, Senior Web Application Developer
April 2008 - November 2009, Bellevue, WA, United States
• Created unit tests for Ajax/Javascript • Maintained existing application code, fixing production bugs as they occurred. • Developed and executed tests, and maintained and upgraded C# projects

Clearwire, Ecommerce Application Developer
June 2007 - February 2008, Kirkland, WA, United States
• Enhanced existing XML APIs for partner companies • Maintained existing application code, fixing production bugs as they occurred. • Developed and executed tests, and maintained and upgraded projects

Disney Connected and Advanced Technologies, Software Engineer
June 2006 - June 2007, Seattle, WA, United States
• Designed and implemented Web based applications that are accessed concurrently using J2EE technologies, run on Tomcat, and connect to SQL Server with very large data sets • Created Requirements and Specification Documents for programming projects • Developed and executed tests, and maintained and upgraded projects

 

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