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Peter Danao


Previous positions

  • Software Engineer at Sagent Technology
  • Lead Software Developer at IBM


University of California, San Diego, , Mathematics and Computer Science




  • Senior Software Engineer

    SAP Labs

    February 2001 – Present(18 years 8 months)Palo Alto, CA

    Served as Technical Lead on numerous research and development of frontrunner projects from early inception through successful product release. Designed, developed and implemented RESTful web services, collecting and processing complex raw data from sensors on SAP HANA Cloud platform. Modeled, developed and implemented an optimized learning algorithms, providing insights and suggestions by analyzing patterns of golf strokes. Applied Design Thinking methodology, gathering user stories and functional requirements and deriving backlogs and tasks. Designed and developed Google Glass application, showcasing and demonstrating the real-time analytical capabilities of SAP HANA to stakeholders. Designed, developed and implemented an intelligent and context aware search assistant, helping application developers to implement and deliver a highly performance Enterprise Applications. Researched and evaluated open platforms and technologies on Internet of Things (IoT) through Proof of Concept using sensors such as Arduino, collecting environmental data to SAP HANA cloud where it get process and analyzed to effectively manage energy usage. Wrote architectural designs on IoT, sharing key concepts such as integration, storage and analytics with development community. Designed, developed and implemented SOAP Web Services, managing and orchestrating series of activities as business processes such as leave request and timesheet approval. Designed and developed a reusable client library for rendering web applications, delivering high performance and rich user experience. Researched and evaluated key concepts, standards, and framework for Mobile Cloud Platform such as Sencha Touch, HTML5, Appcelerator, PhoneGap and Sybase Unwired Platform used for development, management, and administration of mobile applications and devices. Wrote and published technical papers containing sample code and architectural design, assisting mobile developers implement mobile applications on cloud.

  • Software Engineer

    Sagent Technology

    September 1999 – February 2001(1 year 5 months)Mountain View, CA

    Designed and developed transformation tools used for joining, merging, cleansing and aggregating transactional data which are extracted from various sources such as SAP R/3, relational databases, files and legacy systems. Designed and developed ETL tool used for loading data into SAP Business Warehouse and connectors for extracting SAP R/3 data through SAP’s Business API (BAPI). Gathered technical requirements for extracting SAP R/3 data and loading SAP Business Warehouse. Provided technical support, resolving urgent customer issues. Ported connectors and transformation tools to Solaris.

  • Lead Software Developer


    February 1996 – February 1999(3 years)San Jose, CA

    Designed and developed custom Enterprise Applications including Reports, Interfaces, User Exits, Dialogue Program, Function Modules, SAPScripts, EDI, ALE and IDOCS based on user requirements and business scenario on SAP R/3 platform. Provided technical support to development team members. Created Technical Design specifications. Created test cases for unit and system test. Gathered user stories and functional requirements, deriving technical requirements and tasks. Performed unit, integration, Y2K, stress, and regression test, ensuring stable product release. Provided support to SAP and MVS batch jobs. Conducted code reviews, ensuring product quality.

  • Research Associate

    University of California, San Diego

    August 1995 – February 1996(6 months)La Jolla, CA

    Designed, developed and implemented Signal Processing algorithms (Neural Network) such as bi-coherence, coherence and spectral density, analyzing patterns of brain activity associated with mental task. Gathered user requirements, deriving backlogs and technical tasks for analyzing brain signals from recorded EEG. Managed and secured Computer Network, ensuring data integrity and availability. Wrote technical papers, sharing findings on brain pattern analysis with Academia


Skills & Expertise

  • Git
  • Matlab
  • JavaScript
  • Flex
  • XML
  • Bootstrap
  • SOA
  • JSP
  • Eclipse
  • AJAX
  • Python
  • ABAP
  • OData
  • Machine Learning
  • J2EE Web Services
  • SAP Netweaver
  • jQuery
  • Linux
  • Ant
  • Google App Engine
  • RESTful WebServices
  • SAP Portal
  • Perforce
  • HTML5
  • Apache Spark
  • DB2
  • Github
  • .NET
  • MySQL
  • Ruby on Rails
  • MaxDB
  • C++
  • Android
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • R
  • Google Glass
  • Augmented Reality
  • Java
  • Octave
  • SQL
  • Internet of Things
  • Windows
  • SOAP


  • Statistical Analysis of fMRI Data

    Johns Hopkins University, License
  • Data Science

    Johns Hopkins University, License
  • Machine Learning

    Stanford University, License
  • Architecting on AWS – Advanced Concepts

    Amazon Web Services, License

    June 2015

  • Combat Medic

    , License

    January 2016

  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

    American Red Cross, License
  • Open Water

    PADI, License