Victor Pisacane

  • Software Developer / Architect, IBM Watson Health
  • Encinitas, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Principal Software Engineer / Technical Lead at DR Systems
  • Sr. Software Engineer at Deluxe Digital Distribution


San Diego State University-California State University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science, Physics



Innovative and dynamic professional software developer, architect and team leader with proven success designing, developing and delivering software products in both startup environments and Fortune 500 companies. Proven skills in all phases of SDLC, with experience in UI design, usability, architecture and Agile methodologies. Results-driven leader and mentor with aptitude for object-oriented design constructs and principles. Areas of Expertise: Object-Oriented Design & Development | Software Architecture | Rapid Application Development Prototyping | Client Server & Web API Design & Implementation | Requirements Elicitation Risk Identification | Software Team Leadership | Agile Process Champion User Experience Development | Medical Imaging Software TECHNICAL SKILLS Languages – C++, C#, SQL, JavaScript (ES6), Typescript, Java, Python Technologies – XML, XSLT, XPATH, SAX, HTML, HTML5, CSS, Sass .Net (2.0 – 4.7), .Net Core2, WPF, XAML, ActiveX, MFC, 64Bit, COM, ATL, WTL, STL, SVG, D3.JS, Node.js, NPM, MSMQ, JNI, Log4Java, Web Services WCF, REST, JSON, JQuery, GraphQL, NUnit, CPPUnit, Google DialogFlow, Watson Studio Cloud – Docker, Kubernetes, Istio, Blockchain, AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud/Bluemix, NodeRed, OpenShift Platforms – Windows, Unix, Linux, Windows CE, MacOS, Ubuntu Server Database – ADO, OleDB, ODBC,, SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, MongoDB, PostgreSQL Methodologies – UML, OOP, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Modified Waterfall Tools – Visual Studio, Eclipse, VSCode, NPM, Jenkins, Jira, Slack, Mingle, SVN, Git, Bash, Postman PowerShell, Perforce, GitHub, GitLab, ZenHub, Mural, PVS Studio, SonarQube, AppScan, IBM IAM Medical Tech – DICOM, HL7, FIHR, SNOMED, ICD-10, JPG2000, HIPAA, GDPR, FDA, ISO


  • Principal Software Engineer / Architect


    2015 – PresentGreater San Diego Area

    Served as development lead on Agile team during multiple releases of large medical software product. Collaborated with iteration manager, PO and squad to create, refine and complete user stories to deliver many important new features. Development process included interval time-boxing, design reviews, unit tests, code reviews, HIPAA security, risk analysis and close interface with all phases of testing and validation.

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  • Principal Software Engineer / Technical Lead

    DR Systems

    2012 – 2015San Diego, CA

    Led development team in creating new web-based ECG management system that was integrated into legacy radiology / cardiology enterprise application. Met with customers at hospitals and imaging centers to elicit specific user needs for ECG reading and reporting as part of cardiology workflow. Created prototypes and developed detailed user stories. Merge Healthcare acquired DR Systems 2/26/2015.

  • Sr. Software Engineer

    Deluxe Digital Distribution

    2011 – 2012Solana Beach, CA

    Defined user stories for customer needs as member of Agile (Kanban) development team to help Deluxe Studios create one of the largest worldwide theatrical and digital delivery networks.

  • Sr. Software Engineer

    DR Systems

    2008 – 2011San Diego, CA

    Served as lead developer for new cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) project. This project, developed in C++ and C#, required extensive use of image processing and DICOM data handling. Participated in daily Scrum meetings as part of Agile development team and broke down requirements into workable tasks for Agile sprints.

  • Sr. Software Engineer / Software Architect

    Eastman Kodak Company

    2003 – 2008San Diego, CA

    Directed team in developing Windows Host software applications for new Kodak digital imaging devices (multi-functional printers with scanner and fax). Participated in hiring new developers, mentoring junior development staff and leading team of developers and testers in daily Scrum meetings during Agile sprints. During this time, multiple software releases were completed and shipped with over 1M consumer imaging products.—windows/selected/true

  • Software Development Consultant


    2003 – 2003San Diego, CA

    Developed C++ ActiveX components for Microsoft Media Center SDK.

  • Sr. Software Engineer

    Phogenix Imaging

    2001 – 2003San Diego, CA

  • Sr. Software Engineer / Project Lead

    Digital On Demand

    1999 – 2001Carlsbad, CA

    Digital on Demand and RedDotNet were same company.


  • San Diego State University-California State University

    Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science, Physics

  • El Camino College

    Associate of Science (A.S.), Physics

  • Bishop Montgomery High School

    High School Diploma, College Prep / Math / Computer Science

    We are the Knights!

    Activities and Societies

    Football, Track

Skills & Expertise

  • LINQ
  • JavaScript
  • HTML 5
  • XML
  • Digital Image Processing
  • MFC
  • Digital Imaging
  • DialogFlow
  • C#
  • REST
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Visual Studio
  • XSLT
  • Image Processing
  • Cardiology
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Python
  • NPM
  • jQuery
  • Web Services
  • Workflow
  • Javascript
  • Medical Imaging
  • AngularJS
  • .NET
  • Node.js
  • Requirements Analysis
  • C++
  • HL7
  • Application Architecture
  • MVVM
  • HTML
  • NUnit
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • User Interface Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Agile Methodologies
  • WCF
  • Java
  • Software Development
  • XSL
  • Scrum
  • Solution Architecture
  • SQL
  • Windows
  • D3.js


  • Bluemix Essentials

    IBM, License

    November 2017

  • Build Chatbots with Watson Conversation

    IBM, License

    November 2017

  • Cognitive Practitioner

    IBM, License

    December 2017

  • IBM Agile Explorer

    IBM, License

    April 2017

  • IBM Blockchain Essentials

    IBM, License

    November 2017

  • IBM Design Thinking Practitioner

    IBM, License

    May 2017

  • Streaming Analytics Basics for Python Developers

    IBM, License

    November 2017

  • IBM Blockchain Foundation Developer

    IBM, License

    January 2018

  • Docker Essentials: Extend Your Apps With Containers

    IBM, License

    January 2018

  • Watson Knowledge Studio Methodology

    IBM, License

    June 2018

  • Getting started with Microservices with Istio and IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

    IBM, License
  • ISO 13485

    IBM, License
  • FDA 21 CFR Part 820

    IBM, License
  • ISO 14971

    IBM, License
  • Python for Data Science

    IBM, License

    April 2019


Eastman Kodak Company

  • C# Programming I: Fundamentals of C#(CSE-40534)
  • C# Programming II: Object-Oriented Programming(CSE-40534)

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Technical Mentor

    Nex Cubed

    April 2019 – Present(6 months)Health

    Mentors and advises digital health companies in the Nex3 healthcare acceleration program. The Nex3 Digital Healthcare Accelerator drives commercial adoption of transformative healthcare solutions and prepares Founding Teams for their next round of institutional financing.

  • Sports Liaison


    2015 – 2018Children

    Parent Leader for all three high school baseball teams. Responsible for baseball program fundraising through the school’s 503c Non-profit foundation. Handled budget, fundraising coordination, social media, program website, parent meetings, parent volunteer leadership and event planning. Interfaced with program coaches for purchasing, field maintenance, player safety, and school pride. As a member of the School athletic council, I was involved in fostering a positive environment for all student athletes at the San Dieguito Academy High School. Truly an awesome experience to work with all the parents, school staff and coaches to foster an environment for youth sports. Three great years that I will always cherish.