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<p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>MICHAEL MAZOUR</b></span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s1">Windsor, United Kingdom</span></p>
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<p class="p2"><span class="s1"><a class="a1" href="">@mmazour</a></span></p>
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<p class="p4"><span class="s1"><b>Summary</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Software technical lead, architect and manager with over 20 years experience assisting software development projects to success in technically and organisationally complex settings.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Architecture, implementation and leadership duties in projects ranging from large enterprise systems processing billions of US$ annually, to small Silicon Valley startups.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Hands-on coding experience encompassing web / database / enterprise systems, APIs, OS components, client-side applications, and more.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Technology/tools include Ruby, Rails, Java, J2EE, C++, C, Oracle (incl. DRI, sprocs, triggers), MS SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Sphinx, XML, XSLT, AWS, Git, Subversion, and more.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Strong educational and quantitative background, including MBA and Physics degrees from top universities.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">UK-resident USA citizen with full right to work in the UK and no visa sponsorship required.</span></li>
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<p class="p4"><span class="s1"><b>Professional Experience</b></span></p>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Untitled personal project</b><span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span><span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>2011</span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">System for teasing interesting connections from U.S. patent data.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Uses Ruby, Rails, MySQL, MongoDB, Sphinx, XML, AWS, Git.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>MarketMonitors</b>, Menlo Park, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>2005-2008</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Chief Technical Officer</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Created technology platform for online information-publishing startup, based on Ruby, Rails Active Record, XML, XSLT, and Microsoft SQL Server.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Backend software daily processed large volumes of editorial and research inputs for automated online delivery, reporting, and analysis.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Additional systems scraped and processed weekly feeds of new patent data and biomedical publications.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Service launched within 4 months of starting project, immediately winning customers at multiple thousands of US$ per seat.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Northrop Grumman Information Technologies</b><span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>2001-2005</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>/ United States Postal Service</b>, San Mateo, California</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Critical Technology Tenured Professional (Enterprise Architect / Team Leader)</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Technology/leadership professional on NGIT consulting engagement to USPS, serving multiple roles on multiple projects, using Java, Oracle + PL/SQL, and ColdFusion.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Engineering team leader for insourcing of USPS PostalONE from outside supplier.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>PostalONE is a highly complex mission-critical secure web-based system for the USPS, processing intake from the nation’s largest mailers annually amounting to US$30 billion.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Led architecture and implementation of first USPS ‘Rate Cases’ after insourcing.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>These are changes in postage rates and rules by government order, whose details and implementation timetables are absolutely fixed and non-negotiable.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Projects are high-visibility and time-critical, with no room for error.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>In this case three entirely new postage types were successfully implemented, tested and deployed on schedule by my team.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Technologies included Java / J2EE / JSP, Oracle including heavy PL/SQL and DRI, and ColdFusion.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Architect for USPS WebBATS project, nationwide tracking, billing and reporting system for US Post Office Boxes.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Covering 20 million PO Boxes, the system processes up to one billion US$ annually in a large number of individually small online web transactions.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Technologies were Oracle and ColdFusion.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Key consultant in negotiating project details with USPS, in hiring/vetting of additional contractor resources, and in ongoing coordination with remote PostalONE contracting team.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>MD DataDirect</b>, Menlo Park, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>2000-2001</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Director of Engineering</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Established software engineering and IT infrastructure departments.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Developed, deployed, and maintained company’s business-to-business information publishing offerings to both the financial and medical technology industries, including data services and e-commerce. <span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Technologies were primarily MS SQL Server, Visual Basic, and ASP.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Claria Corporation</b>, Mountain View, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1998-2000</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Director of Engineering and Product Development</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Created integrated CRM-style recruiter support system, CV repository and search system, workflow tools, and productivity metrics, all central to company operations.<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>Primarily used ColdFusion and MS SQL Server.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Sun Microsystems</b>, Cupertino, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1997-1998</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Manager, Software Quality Engineering, Java for the Enterprise (J2EE)</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Led development of software QA engineering for multiple key Java and Enterprise Java APIs including JDBC, JNDI and Enterprise JavaBeans.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Liaison with other project groups and Java for the Enterprise platform release effort.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Apple Inc.</b>, Cupertino, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1995-1997</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Manager of OpenDoc Engineering Quality</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Managed development team creating API validation test suite for this Mac OS component written in C++.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Represented project in ongoing OS integration committee meetings.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Liaison to stakeholder groups both inside and outside of Apple.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Prior to management position, served as team lead and as contract programmer.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>HOPS International</b>, Miami Beach, Florida<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1993-1994</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Senior Staff Software Engineer</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Led engagement team for original and largest customer for firm’s high-speed DBMS product.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Developed client-server database applications in C at multiple customer engagements.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>KPMG Peat Marwick</b>, Montvale, New Jersey<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1992</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Contract Programmer</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Developed C++/Oracle analytics engine for this top-tier accounting firm’s in-house audit-support system.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Created documentation standards for project team.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Time Arts</b>, Santa Rosa, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1988-1991</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Director of Macintosh Development</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Designed and architected a 2D color graphics program for creative professionals.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Led 3-person C++ implementation team.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Product cited as example of excellent design by Apple’s user interface evangelist.</span></li>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Level Four Interactive</b>, San Francisco, California<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>1984-1988</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Partner</b></span></p>
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<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Provided contract programming services to Intel, Charles Schwab &amp; Co., and assorted local businesses, using C, dBase II, and other technologies of the day.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Projects included online securities trading, financial forecasting, personnel tracking, and retail store management.</span></li>
<li class="li5"><span class="s2"></span><span class="s1">Involved in all aspects of the business, with extensive customer exposure.</span></li>
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<p class="p4"><span class="s1"><b>Education</b></span></p>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Online classes by Stanford Engineering (current term)</b><br>
- <b><a class="a1" href="http://">Machine Learning</a>, Advanced (graded) track</b></span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1">- <b><a class="a1" href="http:////">Introduction to Artificial Intelligence</a>, Advanced (graded) track</b></span></p>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>UCLA Anderson School of Management</b>, Los Angeles, California</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1">- <b>Master of Business Administration, 2004</b></span></p>
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<p class="p7"><span class="s1"><b>Harvard University</b>, Cambridge, Massachusetts</span></p>
<p class="p7"><span class="s1">- <b>Bachelor of Arts, Physics, 1983</b></span></p>
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