Corey Samuels
Technology Resume

EDUCATION May, 1997 McGill University Montreal, Quebec
Bachelor in Computer Engineering

TECHNICAL BACKGROUND Tech:    Java, Ajax (Dojo etc), Web Services/REST, Hibernate, Spring, JUnit/Selenium, AspectJ, JMS, MySQL, Oracle, PHP
Web/App Servers:    Apache, Tomcat, JBoss
Music:    MIDI, digital 4 & analog 16-track recording, orchestration, sequencing

WORK EXPERIENCE April, 2008 - present SayForExample Inc. New York, NY
Director of Technology
· Development team manager
· Software system design and implementation (Java, MySQL)
· Network/system operations and architecture

Oct, 2004 - March, 2008 Kaplan Inc. New York, NY
Technical Team Lead - Kaplan Business Systems
· Technical lead for Kaplan Business Systems (KBS), Kaplan Inc.'s system for scheduling, CRM, management, and administration used by their 160+ centers around the world. (Java)
· Responsible for KBS software design and implementation, system health, tech team management.
· Designed, managed and launched next generation CRM system for Kaplan's call center (Web 2.0: Ajax/Dojo front end, Java/Spring/Hibernate back end).
· Member of and contributor to the Kaplan Software Architects group.

March, 2001 - Oct, 2004 Kaplan Inc. New York, NY
Senior Java Developer - Kaplan Business Systems
· Implementation of CRM and billing system for Score!
· Implementation/design of CRM and scheduling system for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions.
· Involved at all levels in two generations of system design and implementation (Java/JBoss/Oracle), system integration (WS/JMS), maintenance and support

July, 1999 - March, 2001 Concrete Media Inc. (Closed) New York, NY
Technical Lead / Senior Software Engineer
· Design, implementation, and/or tech lead for five consumer facing systems including: (ASP / COM) (ASP) (PHP) (Java) (Java)

Aug, 1997 - July, 1999 American Management Systems (now CGI Group) New York, NY
Software Engineer
·Built several financial system components for the City of New York. Tasks included software design, implementation, unit and system testing.

Summers 1995/1996 Microsoft Corporation Redmond, WA
Program Manager Intern
· Designed and prototyped educational and entertaining games for children and teens, including Microsoft's "Personal Tutor", and Microsoft's "Summit".

ADDITIONAL INFO · Member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop for four years. Wrote two and a half musical theatre pieces, as well as dozens of songs.
· Co-owner of Kashkaval, a wine bar and cheese market located in Manhattan.
· Avid bike touring afficionado; have toured Greece, Ireland, Argentina, Romania, France, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, Canary Islands, and many eastern US states