Maxim Lifshin

Newton, MA USA
Tel: (617) 412-7526
E-mail: max@maxicom.net, lifshin@comcast.net

SUMMARY

Over twenty five years of application prototyping, design, development, and integration, the last fifteen of which are with Internet Enterprise Java systems and, lately, Android. Experience in managing large-scale development projects. Broad understanding of software architecture, distributed computing, and on-line data processing. Focused on building cost-effective and reliable technology solutions.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Technologies: Enterprise Java, Android, Internet and Web, Databases.

Applications: Web Services, Portals, Middleware, Data and Object Persistence, Appliance Connectivity, GIS/Location Services, Process Control.

Languages: Java/J2EE (Servlets, JSF, EJB, JPA, JMS, JTA, JMX, JNA, RMI, JNDI, JAAS, JSSE, JCA, JDBC), XML (Schema, Processing, Binding, Messaging, Transformation, XML query languages), SQL and PL/SQL, C++, VB, Fortran, Pascal.

Protocols: HTTP, SSL, SOAP, JSON, REST, LDAP, IMAP, SMTP, JDBC, Telnet.

Frameworks/Tools: Practical knowledge of a number of commercial and open source application and web servers: Websphere, GlassFish, JBoss, Oracle Weblogic Server, Tomcat, Apache and others. Fluency in a broad range of shell and scripting languages: HTML, JavaScript/AJAX/jQuery, Ant, Python, UNIX shells. Familiarity with a number of IDE tools, version control systems, Web browsers, etc. First hand experience of major open source Java projects.

Operating Systems: Android, Windows, Linux, Solaris, Digital UNIX.

Management: Iterative software development life cycle, quality assurance, project management.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2008 - Present: Independent Consultant, Newton, MA

2004 - 2007: Architect. PFPC, Westborough, MA

2003 - 2004: Principal Software Engineer. Brightline Technology, Rye, NH

1998 - 2002: Independent Consultant, Newton, MA

1989 - 1999: Application Development Mgr. Mass Water Resources Authority, Boston, MA

Prior to 1989:

Principal Software Engineer. Control Systems Inc, Minsk, USSR

Scientific Programmer. Institute of Urban Development, Minsk, USSR

EDUCATION

MS Computer Science, BS Engineering. Polytechnic Institute, Minsk, USSR