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- W. Disney

Technical Leader resume

LinkedIn page

Staff Software Engineer
at Google                                            2023 – present
working on Google Meet backend signaling and async media

Staff Software Engineer
           at Twitter                                             2021 – 2023
working on ads core platform

Software Development Architect
           at Bandwidth                                       2018 – 2021
leading design efforts to improve scalability, reliability, and maintainability of Communication Platform as a Service  (CPaaS) Messaging and Emergency Voice Services solutions 

  Lead Software Engineer                             2018
  Senior Software Engineer                          2016 – 2018
           at Teradata Marketing Applications
back-end software developer working on award-winning applications Customer Interaction Manager and Real-Time Interaction Manager.

  Software Development Engineer              2014 – 2016
           at Deutsche Bank
Java developer working on a variety of back-end middle office internal applications related to Analytical Market Data. 

  Postdoctoral Fellow Associate                  2011 – 2014
           at University of Maryland
working on multi-messenger manifestations of black holes, radiative transfer calculations, high-performance computing.

  PhD candidate                                               2006 – 2011
           at Harvard University Astronomy Department
graduated with a PhD in 5 years working on dynamical and radiative modeling of the black hole in the Galactic center.

        You can find my CV, PapersPresentations Notes on the Academic page.  My hobbies and activities, everything informal and fun goes to the Personal page. Thank you for your visit.

Latest updates

 10 Apr 23     Started working at Google Durham office

24 May 21     Started working at Twitter (remote from NC)

   1 Jan 21     Uploaded to YouTube a CI/CD with Kubernetes on AWS video tutorial

25 May 20     Uploaded to YouTube a base Java project with Maven video tutorial

 11 Apr 19     Smart Video Filter project shut down by Google as too similar to YouTube

 10 Sep 18    Started working at Bandwidth

 23 Mar 18    First release of my Smart Video Filter project at https://smartvideofilter.com/

 11 Apr 16     Started working at Teradata

 14 Oct 14     Started working at Deutsche Bank

  31 Jul 14    Full time learning of Java, algorithms, big data, and interviewing

 27 Jun 14    My ASTRORAY code version 1.0 (browse directory, download zip)  for polarized radiative transfer via ray tracing near black holes

 16 Jan 14    G2 paper and NGC3115 paper are accepted by ApJ

 21 Oct 13    Colloquium talk on Low-Luminosity AGNs uploaded

12 Aug 13    Paper on Sgr A* QPOs accepted, co-author on Sgr A* Science paper

         Contact me:
E-mail:    shcher@gmail.com