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Johnathan Skeete

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Previous positions

  • Digital Marketing Consultant at Free Ride To College
  • Supervisor at TECH CORPS

Education

Morgan State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Industrial Engineering

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Background

Summary

Expert Software Engineer with 13 years of practice in architecture of distributed web services and improving user experience. Skilled at building high availability, scaleable, secure, data driven applications with high quality code. Strong command of agile software development methodologies with deep knowledge of web technology. Wonderful experiences collaborating with diverse teams in places like NYC, DC and Miami as well remote opportunities have inspired me to seek out further opportunities for growth as a data scientist implementing operational enhancements for enterprise systems. Working with automated chat-bots, optical-character recognition and automated invoice-processing systems offered great learning experiences and my foundation for diving into the world of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Experience

  • Full Stack Engineer

    Novelty Media

    September 2019 – Present(1 month)San Diego, California

    Managing enterprise data, and creating software solutions for increasing online presence and engagement

  • Software Engineering Consultant

    ISE Optimizations

    May 2018 – Present(1 year 5 months)San Diego, CA

    Applying engineering principles and programming languages to build software products, develop computer games, and run network control systems.

  • Software Engineer

    ISE Fit Club

    January 2013 – Present(6 years 9 months)San Diego, CA

    ISE Fit Club focuses on establishing and achieving goals with members through the tools for Weight Loss Coaching, Conditioning and Body Building. Seeking to inspire and motivate members as we make the necessary adjustments in daily habits for living out their vision of perfection. Get Optimized! @isefitclub

  • Digital Marketing Consultant

    Free Ride To College

    July 2018 – January 2019(6 months)Columbus, Ohio Area

    Advise business on outreach strategy, support creative design and develop web applications to increase community engagement.

  • Supervisor

    TECH CORPS

    June 2018 – July 2018(1 month)Columbus, Ohio Area

    Lead Web Development Trainees in development of web sites for various clients for increasing customer engagement. Teach fundamentals of HTML, CSS, Javascript and SQL. Introduce AJAX, Node.JS and PHP. Introduce CMS with a focus on Drupal, and specifically the use of blocks and modules to streamline the development process. Introduce and guide implementation of project management techniques including Agile/Scrum methodology.

  • Senior Business Systems Analyst

    CBRE

    April 2017 – May 2018(1 year 1 month)Greater Memphis Area

    Reporting to the Global Director of Technology, served as product owner for implementation of artificially intelligent AP automation solution for 125+ accounts supporting an annual labor savings of $500,000. Serve as Project Manager for software update and migration of data from cloud to on-premise for ERP system used daily by over 600 users resulting in immediate $25,000 monthly savings. Formulated and defined system scope and objectives through understanding of applicable business systems, industry requirements and international laws and regulations. Analyzed business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing business process logic in collaboration with senior management. Documented business rules/functional requirements to support system enhancements. Enforce SOX/FASB Compliance user review. Log and track basic problems/work tickets with external product vendors or support business organizations. Provide functional guidance, training, and support to end-users of enterprise software. Lead junior talent acquisition efforts, identifying qualified and skilled resources.

  • Business Systems Analyst

    TheHosieryShop.com

    June 2016 – March 2017(9 months)Greater New York City Area

    As Principal System Architect, handled responsibility of design, development of content/customer relationship management system for global retail organization. Responsible for the mapping and evolution of appropriate data model for HR management, order-fulfillment, inventory management, and continued consumer correspondence. Managed implementation and trained user on Business Process Management tools built with using mainly PHP and Ajax providing Live Search capability, Data-Binding, secure data-access, encryption of data of transit. Liaised with graphic designer for user-experience/interface design of Business Management Portal, including reporting tools such as cron-job notifications for admins, as well as E-commerce portal including integration of third-party payment acceptance system.

  • Developer Consultant

    QA Consulting

    August 2015 – June 2016(10 months)Manchester, United Kingdom

    QA Consulting is a leading provider of Consulting Services to world leading commercial and financial institutions, as well as some of the UK’s largest Government departments. We operate a unique customer enablement programme in which we recruit, train and supply our own specialist consultants in prominent Middleware, SaaS, Big Data and WCM technologies. We partner with leading software vendors where in-market skill shortages are apparent, costs are high, and flight risk or typical integrator engagements often mean loss of IP for customers. Partners include: • Pega • Cloudera • Sitecore • Puppet • ServiceNow • SmartBear • Oracle

  • Customer Value Manager

    LivePerson

    January 2016 – May 2016(4 months)

  • Business Analyst

    AccessoriesNG

    July 2012 – July 2015(3 years)Jersey City, NJ

    Configure third party e-commerce carts using HTML, CSS and PHP geared at increasing international conversions. Develop proprietary payment gateway plugins using PHP for international customers. Analyzed sales data to identify profitable channels. Implemented procurement and delivery improvements with 30% cost savings. Researched marketing and distribution strategies in Africa with a focus on Nigeria. Responsible for web UI and UX. Managed information security via encryption of data-in- transit with SSL, user authorization management and database normalization.

  • DJ

    Entertainment Cruises Inc.

    April 2012 – August 2012(4 months)Greater New York City Area

    Come enjoy a Spirit Celebration! www.spiritcruises.com

  • Project Engineer

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    March 2012 – June 2012(3 months)

    -Analyze Requirements, edit specifications and compose requests for proposals -Analyze proposals from contractors and negotiate terms of contract -Review contract files for completeness and closure -Assist in monitoring contractor’s performance and adherence to safety regulations -Analyze Requirements for introduction and integration of heart and cancer treatment center -Develop risk-based medical equipment management plan for 1400 medical equipment categories

  • Student

    Morgan State University

    2006 – May 2012Baltimore, Maryland Area

    B.S. Industrial engineering

  • Intern

    The Ohio State University

    September 2010 – February 2011(5 months)

    -Develop and design web pages for student organizations -Develop outreach strategy for campus-wide events -Plan events for student organizations

  • Research Assistant

    NASA

    June 2009 – July 2009(1 month)

    -Quality Management of Kite Aerial Photography systems(KAP) -Design experiments for improvement of KAP -Analysis of Variance on KAP system data -Organize and lead teams to manage KAP systems -Develop KAP standards

  • Research Assistant

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    April 2007 – August 2007(4 months)

    -Model communication among emergency services in disaster response situation -Create Object Oriented model for graphic user interface

Education

  • Morgan State University

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Industrial Engineering

    2006 – 2012

  • Lincoln High School

    High School Diploma, College/University Preparatory and Advanced High School/Secondary Diploma Program

    2000 – 2004

    Activities and Societies

    Soccer, Football, Volleyball, Wrestling, Concert Band

Languages

  • Spanish

    Professional working proficiency

  • Portuguese

Skills & Expertise

  • Analysis
  • CRM
  • Leadership
  • Pegasystems PRPC
  • JavaScript
  • Selenium
  • BPMN
  • Data Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Project Management
  • Negotiation
  • C#
  • Anaconda
  • Operations Management
  • PySpark
  • Deep Learning
  • NoSQL
  • Event Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Public Speaking
  • SDLC
  • Angular 2+
  • Machine Learning
  • Research
  • Management
  • RESTful WebServices
  • TensorFlow
  • Teaching
  • Project Planning
  • Teamwork
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • Neural Networks
  • Docker
  • MySQL
  • C++
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Java
  • Pandas
  • SignalR
  • Data Pipeline Management
  • Web Application Development

Certifications

  • Certified System Architect(CSA) 71V1

    Pegasystems, License

    October 2015

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

    CrossFit, Inc., License

    March 2014

  • Certified Customer Service System Architect

    Pegasystems, License

    October 2015

  • Certified Senior System Architect (CSSA) 71V1

    Pegasystems, License

    December 2015

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Johnathan cares about:

  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Science and Technology