Zachary T Cohen

Chetwood Dr

Mountain View, CA

94043

203.919.0208 zachary@zacharyc.com zacharyc.com

Employment

SalesforceIQ

Senior iOS Developer

March 2014 - Present

Developing an iOS app to help manage and enhace professional relationships of sales representatives. Our product is an email client for both iPhone and iPad that enables sales teams to sell faster. We surface details about deals on your email allowing you to easily see the state of deals directly in your email. We also provide means for you to quickly create CRM records directly from your email.

App Reskinning Redesigned the visual aspects of the product to match new brand identity. I worked with design to facilitate the changes and them implimented the skinning and code changes on the client side.

Quality and Bug Fixing Responsible for maintianing the quality of the app as we expanded the feature set.

Re-archeticting our Login Flow We interface with several different CRM options (both SalesforceIQ an Salesforce), and the login flow was unneccesarily complex. Using storyboard references we were able to seperate out the code to make it more manageable. In addition to the login flow, we built an entire section of our code base to mitigate a large influx of new users by placing them on a waitlist. I was the lead iOS engineer on the project, communicating with the backend team to facilite API development as well as implimenting the iOS client code.

Flywheel Software Inc

iOS Developer

September 2012 - January 2014

Worked with a talented team to develop a new transportation service. We focused on using existing infrastructure to reduce the amount of new vehicles put on the road while still providing an exceptional ride experience for our customers. As part of a 3 person iOS team I was responsible for having a working knowledge of all facets of the application. The Flywheel iPhone app communicates with the server through a RESTful API, which maintains the canonical state for the user.

App Rebranding Redesigned the visual aspects of the product to change from Cabulous to Flywheel. This project involved adding custom appearances to various standard elements.

Initial App Rewrite We rewrote an entire app from scratch to use the existing server infrastructure. The rewrite was test driven, to improve reliability. My responsibilities included writing custom views and table cells as well as writing updated network parsers.

iOS7 Redesign With the release of iOS7 we decided to do a redesign to advantage true of background processing to better keep our app state up to date with the server. In conjunction with this, we reskinned and flattened the designed.

Complete Test Suite Our entire app is tested at both a model and interface layer using the Cedar testing library. Accurate and complete tests have boosted the app's reliability and reduced regressions.

Motorola Mobility

Lead Software Engineer

May 2011 - August 2012

Worked with a team of incredibly talented engineers developing Montage, an open source, HTML5 framework.

Screening was a tool for creating user interaction scripts for testing web apps. As the Lead Engineer on the Screening testing tool, I was responsible for setting engineering objectives, priorities, and schedules. I was also responsible for documentation and technical communication.

ScratchPad was a Chrome App for taking quick notes. These notes sync with your Google Docs. I worked on a redesign of ScratchPad, replacing Closure with Montage, and updating functionality and performance.

FactSet Research Systems

Software Engineer

March 2008 - May 2011

I worked on the platform engineering team. Responsibilities included maintaining our thin client, with specific focus on network protocol and UI enhancements; managing and improving our build system and associated website.

Variant Performance Enhancement Project Improved performance of custom inhouse spreadsheet application, and in conjunction developed a set of build-time unit tests to ensure our unit application was consistent between software revisions.

Custom UI Theming Developed a custom theming API for coloring our MFC thin client. Solved technical challenges in manually drawing MFC widgets.

Thin Client Networking Architecture Point person for re-architecting our network connection mechanism. This project included designing a new interface for all our thin client preferences as well as making networking protocol enhancements like adding support for SOCKSv5.

Build System Redesigned our Build System website to use ASP.NET MVC and speed up the website. Responsible for UI enhancements, form redesign and improved SQL stored procedures.

Bloomberg

Software Engineer

April 2006 - December 2007

R&D Intern Program Supervisor Managed operations for the R&D intern program, coordinating and assessing skills and progress of up to 70 interns. Responsibilities included training, grading of homework assignments, and planning and developing custom systems to improve data collection for training classes as well as completion of the exit interviews and recommendation process.

Financial Software Developer Researched and developed custom applications in Fortran, C, and C++. Worked with legacy in house architecture, on a fast development, fast release schedule. Participated in all aspects of the software development cycle from product specification through implementation and testing. Key team member responsible for managing the distribution and statistics on 10,000 tickets a day.

Milestone Capital Management

Software Engineer and Systems Administrator

May 2005 - March 2006

Developed and maintained custom applications in PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and the Fx Windowing toolkit. Performed maintenance on company's FreeBSD and OpenBSD Servers.


Education

Villanova University

Villanova, PA
Class of 2005

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science

Cum Laude, GPA: 3.64


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