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SEAN B CUSACK

Sunday, April 8, 2018

sean@eruciform.com

SUMMARY

  • 19 years software development industry experience on all levels of implementation from systems, through database and networking, up to UX, on UNIX and Windows
  • 4 years experience running a startup company in the game-based learning industry
  • 14 years academic experience teaching introduction to programming in C and Python

INDUSTRY

  • Software architecture & design for financial systems and financial organization support
  • Management of teams 5-20, developers and non-developers, across global time-zones
  • New products for clients, upgrades and patchwork with legacy systems of all sorts, and automation mechanisms for system administration and support staff

SKILLS

  • C/C++/C#, Perl, Python/Django, Javascript/jQuery, Java, CSS, HTML, FORTRAN
  • Database design for MySQL, MSSQL, sqlite, and custom databases
  • Automation tools, systems data collection, and dashboard creation
  • Legacy remediation and interfacing with deprecated technologies
  • Systems level, middleware, and UI; multithreading, parallel-processing
  • Projects at all phases: concept & design, implementation, release, and maintenance
  • Technical instruction, curriculum creation, and tutorial development
  • Tutoring, mentoring, and coordinating events with children ages 7-13
  • Event planning and adult volunteer management

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, GPA 3.8, 1998

CERTIFICATES

Passed the Series 7 and Series 63 – November 2007

LANGUAGES

Passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Exam N3 – 日本語能力試験三級 – December 2017

HONORS

  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society, New York Iota Chapter, 1998
  • Cooper Union Alumni Association Alumnus of the Year, 2014

Work History

Deutsche Bank via Mthree Consulting

Legacy analysis, process remediation, system design, tools

Senior Software Engineer

July 2014 – July 2016

  • Financial and technical support staff automation tools
  • Software design and implementation
  • Project management of 20+ programmers, support staff, and sysadmins across global time zones

New Jersey Institute of Technology

CS280: Programming Languages

Adjunct Professor

Sept 2016 – Present

  • Instruction in language syntax, lexing, parsing, and compiling
  • Teaching differences in languages such as C, C++, Java, Javascript, Python, and Perl

The Cooper Union

CS102: Introduction to Computer Science

Assistant Adjunct Professor         

Sept 2003 – Present

  • Introduction to programming in C and Python
  • Curriculum design and instruction

Learnosaurus Inc

Educational Gaming Platform

President & CEO         

April 2010 – April 2014

  • Client relationship management and beta test client development
  • Kickstarter design, including script and prop construction
  • Software and database implementation of beta product

Jefferies & Co via Consumer Evaluation Systems Inc

C# Currency Transaction Database UI

Senior Software Engineer

May 2012 – April 2014

  • Web and native-Windows app development
  • Development of UI to collate both realtime and static financial data
  • MySQL and MSSQL table and query design

Bank of America – Merrill Lynch via Rose International

Financial Futures and Options

Senior Software Engineer

Sept 2010 – Jan 2012

  • Hardware and software system monitoring tools
  • Security master and market realtime data merge on multiple platforms, used for legacy remediation

Merrill Lynch

Quantitative Statistical Arbitrage / Automated Market Making

Senior Software Engineer        

Sept 2007 – July 2009

  • Co-lo financial trading code, working with Quantitative Analysts
  • Realtime data collation across a wide range of products from databases to ITRS streams to market data

Bloomberg LP

UI Infrastructure

Senior Software Engineer

2005 – Sept 2007

  • Design and implementation of code behind the drag-and-drop UI used to create Bloomberg functions

Market Data Feed Team

Senior Software Manager

2003 – 2005

  • Manager of one of three parser teams, 10+ devs, that write and maintain the systems that intake direct market feeds, including NASDAQ

Data-License Infrastructure

Software Manager

2000 – 2003

  • Manager of infrastructure team, 7+ devs
  • Write and maintain data collection and client delivery services
  • Design and implement system monitoring services for static and realtime financial and sysadmin data

Data-License Infrastructure

Software Engineer        

Aug 1998 – 2000

  • Software development of data collection and formatting, client delivery, and system monitoring services
  • One project produced net $55M income for the company

Volunteerism

Cooper Union Alumni Association, elected Secretary-Treasurer, Nominations Chair, Council

2012 – 2017

Co-Scoutmaster of Troop 999 at Icahn House West

2005 – 2007

Chief Fire Warden for 731 Lexington, Third Floor West, leading 10 wardens & searchers

2004 – 2007

Homework Help program at Icahn House West, Art Access program at Icahn House East

2003 – 2006

Red Cross, God’s Love We Deliver, NYC Parks Dept, Habitat for Humanity

1998 – 2007

Hobbies

PADI Level 3: Rescue Diver, Drawing, Skiing, Cooking, Baking, Origami, Video Games, Piano, Japanese

PDF Resume here: Resume 20180408