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Meredith Vieira

Address: Tranquil, 999999, Acworth, GA, USA
Nationality: United States
Email address:
Phone number: 999-999-999

Professional Profile

  • Responsible for building and managing both on-site and off-shore development and QA teams.
  • Over 25 years of software development, architecture, and database management experience.
  • Extensive experience with SaaS platform infrastructure and architecture, with a focus on high availability and scalability.
  • Firm grasp of technology and an aptitude for problem solving.

Technical Summary

SQL Server
Web Services
Team City
Octopus Deploy

Work experience

08/2014 - 04/2018, Vice President of Technology, Synthio, Atlanta, GA, USA

Synthio Is a leading aggregator of marketing contact data. As head of Product and Technology I oversee software development, product development, DevOps, and production infrastructure.

  • Built and lead a team of 9 developers and analysts working with Cloud, Open Source, and .Net technologies like C#, AngularJs, Dapper, Autofac, Elasticache, MySQL (Aurora on AWS), and ElasticSearch.
  • Use a Agile DevOps approach to meet weekly / daily improvements to our Data as a Service (DaaS) offerings.
  • Guide the product roadmap through close collaboration with stakeholders to define new functionality, data products, and additional data sources.
  • Chief Architect for our technology platform across Development and Operations
  • Designed and managed the Continuous Integration process using TeamCity and Octopus Deploy, utilizing blue/green channels to provide zero downtime deployments.
  • Responsible for the operations, deployment, and configuration of the Production Infrastructure on AWS, , including RDS Aurora, and the  ElasticSearch clusters.
05/2014 - 08/2014, CTO, PowwowHR, Atlanta, GA, USA

PowWowHR is a collaborative, SaaS based HR solution.

  • Provided technology guidance for the company and software platform.
  • Responsible for leading the development group, off-shore development.
  • Set architectural standards.
  • Executed the product road map based on guidance from stakeholders.
  • Configuration and management of the AWS based production infrastructure.
  • Provided technical due diligence during acquisition engagements.
01/2013 - 05/2014, Lead Architect, PowwowHR, Atlanta, GA, USA

PowWowHR is a collaborative, SaaS based HR solution.

  • Provided technology guidance for the company and software platform.
  • Responsible for systems architecture and software development using C# and SQL Server.
  • Managed off-shore software development team of 8 in India.
  • Built key systems integrations using API development.
  • Configuration and management of the AWS based production infrastructure.
01/2001 - 12/2013, Sr. Platform Architect, ThePort Network, Atlanta, GA, USA

ThePort Network provided a SaaS based collaborative private community platform.

  • Web and SQL server development using IIS 5, IIS 6, IIS 7, .NET architecture (1.1,2.0,3.5), SQL Server 2000, 2005, and 2008.
  • Developing an internet application to facilitate social networking features that can integrate with and extend any partner’s standalone web site.
  • Developing web pages using ASP.NET and JavaScript, stored procedures, as well as component object and system service development using VB .NET. 
  • Responsible for thought leadership in scalable software and database design.
  • Planning and implementation of physical server infrastructure and scalability considerations for hardware and software interactions.
  • Major projects have included design and implementation of a distributed caching infrastructure global to or application framework and implementation of an enterprise class site wide search engine utilizing SOLR and Apache Lucene.
  • My most significant challenge was migrating our entire platform from self-hosting to the cloud in Amazon’s AWS. 
  • Led a re-stack our platform from the ground up based on MVC and IoC (Castle-Windsor). The platform was architected to scale from a single server to full scale datacenter deployment utilizing farms of web servers, cache servers and database servers, with the goal of customer on-premise installation.
02/1998 - 01/2002, Sr. Application Developer, Edgetek Technologies, Roswell, GA, USA

Edgetek Technologies is a software development consulting group.

(Contract assignments)


Sr. Application Developer for Reliance Trust.

  • Developing a desktop application for importing and conversion of investment trade transaction data into a central accounting system.
  • Developing the desktop application using Visual Basic 6.0 and stored procedures and database schema for Microsoft SQL Server 7.


Sr. Application Developer for ThePort Networks.

  • Provided web and SQL development using ASP, IIS 5, Javascript, and SQL Server 2000.
  • Developing an internet application to facilitate authoring and distributing a web based advertising for application based on XML configuration files and data transmission.


Sr. Application Developer for

  • Developing an intranet application for time and project management tools.
  • Developing web pages using ASP and JavaScript, stored procedures,and SQL Server 2000; and component object development using Visual Basic 6.0.


Sr. Application Developer for Armstrong Laing Group.

  • Provided web and SQL development using IIS 5 and SQL Server 7.
  • Developing an intranet application for data collection and migration.
  • Developing web pages using ASP and JavaScript, stored procedures, and component object development using Visual Basic 6.0.


Sr. Application Developer for

  • Provided web and SQL development using IIS 4 and SQL Server 7.
  • Acted as development DBA. Developed web pages using ASP and JavaScript, and stored procedures for multiple consumer services including a mortgage auction, appraisal and closing system, property analysis, and agent directories.
  • Coordinated server architecture for performance scaling and redundancy.


Sr. Application Developer for The Network’s call center re-engineering project.

  • Coordinated the development team in design and development of an N-tier COM based intranet application utilizing SQL Server 6.5, IIS 4.0, MTS, ASP and is browser independent.
  • The call center application includes modules for: 800 how’s my driving, anonymous business abuse reporting, emergency call center, workers’ compensation and insurance claims reporting.
  • Active Directory Services integration, remote function proxy services, and MS Transaction Server.


Programming Languages
Visual Basic
Design Patterns
Web Forms
Database Technology
MS SQL Server
Amazon Aurora
Cloud Hosting
Microsoft Azure
Operating System Administration
Windows Server
Linux Ubuntu


08/2016 - present, Volunteer Scout Leader, Boy Scouts of America, Acworth, GA, USA

Coordinate, mentor, and train cub scout dens. Lead weekly meetings and seasonal outings.  Secure parent involvement and participation in activities.


Exploring distant lands
Getting lost in a good book
Capturing moments
Feeling the music
Every kind of sport

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