RESUME

Darius Leonard McQueen
Senior Software Engineer, MBA

With a Bachelors in Computer Information Systems, MBA, and 2 years in a Project Manager Role, I have the education and experience to plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. With a mastering of the SDLC and SCRUM, I have the capability to help determine the information technology goals of an organization and implement computer systems to meet those goals.

 

Along with a firm understanding of design methodology, I have mastered many programming languages and environments. I possess all the necessary tools to take a project from concept to conception. My keen knowledge of business practices, MBA, strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, analytical and decision-making skills leverages my management qualification, and allow to me make important business decisions.

Experience

1/17 – Current

Senior Software Developer (Full Stack)
Build Technology Group

DEVELOPMENT

  • Plan, design, develop, debug, implement and support web-based software applications and services;
  • Modified existing software to add new features, correct errors, allow it to function in new operating environments, or improve performance. C# – jQuery – AngularJS – HTML – CSS;
  • Participated in planning for software development projects, and ensured projects were concluded according to the planned delivery dates;
  • Managed the lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment
  • Executed full-stack website launches specializing in front-end features, browser manipulation, and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Converted new UI mock-ups into a fully functional HTML/CSS/ANGUALRJS/Web-Responsive web application.

SCRUM MASTER/PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Managed a cross functional team of 7 developers, 3 offshore – Greece, 4 – US.
  • Protected team from over-commitment, managed backlog, prioritized resolution of defects/bugs as evidenced by the on-time delivery of major initiatives.
  • Tracked and communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Communicated with other management, engineers, product managers and support specialists on product issues.
  • Taught the team to create clear and concise epics/stories.
  • Assisted team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and task definition and participated proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools and best practices reducing development time.

UI/UX

  • Provided user interface design for Web-based projects, including dashboards, widgets, and products.
  • Developed HTML prototypes and UI deliverables, such as wireframes, flowcharts, screen mock-ups, and interface design specifications.
  • Designed user interface for desktop and Web-based products, from conceptualization and detailed user interface and functionality design through implementation.
  • Worked with production team to implement UI and create enhancements to optimize user experience.
  • Helped create interactive prototypes and UI specifications, including screen layouts, color palettes, typography, and user-interface elements.
  • Assisted with walk-throughs and usability testing. Update UI per changing needs and requirements.

8/16 – 12/16

Software Consultant (Salaried Professional)
Robert Half Technologies
  • Plan, design, develop, debug, implement and support web-based software applications and services;
  • Modified existing software to add new features, correct errors, allow it to function in new operating environments, or improve performance. C# – jQuery – AngularJS – HTML – CSS;
  • Worked on a shared code base, in a team environment, cooperating with co-located and remote team members;
  • Created dynamic web sites, platforms, and applications with .NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL;
  • Improved software quality by conducting systems analysis, and recommending changes in policies and procedures;
  • Participated in planning for software development projects, and ensured projects were concluded according to the planned delivery dates;

08/15 - 06/16

Software Engineer
Newpoint Media Group (Homes & Land)
  • Plan, design, develop, debug, implement and support web-based software applications and services
  • Modify existing software to add new features, correct errors, allow it to function in new operating environments, or improve performance
  • Work on a shared code base, in a team environment, cooperating with co-located and remote team members
  • Improve software quality by conducting systems analysis, and recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Participate in planning for software development projects, and ensure projects are concluded according to the planned delivery dates
  • Produce detailed software design and specifications
  • Represent the team in collaborations with partners and clients as needed
  • Comply with project coding standards and industry best practices

12/14 - 8/15

.Net Developer
TEKsystems (Flowers Foods)
  • Create dynamic web sites, platforms, and applications with .NET, HTML, CSS, ASP, and SQL
  • Gather functional and technical specifications from various team leads and end users;
  • Create functional and technical documentation for software application features;
  • Develop Stored Procedures, Functions and Triggers using T-SQL;
  • Create dynamic web sites, platforms, and applications with .NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL;
  • Execute testing process through unit testing and debugging software;

06/14 – 12/14

Web Applications Developer / Computer Operator II
City of Tallahassee Electric Operations, Inc.
  • Create dynamic web sites, platforms, and applications with .NET, HTML, CSS, ASP, and SQL
  • Take Business Requirements and develop them into IT Solutions;
  • Built interactive Elearnings and websites for training delivery and testing;
  • Sharepoint Deveopment and Design;

03/07 – Present

Royalty Productions, LLC
Developer
  • Application development using Visual Studio (2008, 2010, 2012);
  • Designed and developed Web-Forms using ASP.NET;
  • Developing User Interface (UI) as per the design specifications;
  • Creating tools and processes to enhance and improve process workflow;
  • SQL Development, ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design (stored procedures, functions, tables, views, indexes, constraints);
  • Design of public web-service solution, writing design documentation;
Education

Tallahassee, FL 2014

Bachelor of Science & Technology in Computer Information Systems
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL 05/2018

Masters of Business Administration
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

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