Alan Shapiro, Software Developer in Southampton, NY, United States
Alan Shapiro

Software Developer in Southampton, NY, United States

Member since March 21, 2019
Alan utilizes advanced programming techniques in the development of new software and the modification and enhancement of existing software. Along with having supported product design, coding, and implementation strategies for both business systems and entertainment software, he’s designed, prototyped, and programmed mobile apps. Alan has also consulted on business software suitability and reengineering of current software and systems.
Alan is now available for hire




Southampton, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

Linux, iOS

The most amazing... I've created gave to the regulators & market centers the first standardized reports for the measurement of the execution quality of securities trades.


  • Independent Contractor

    2013 - PRESENT
    The Dial Group LLC
    • Designed, prototyped, and developed MVPs as well as complete front-end/back-end programming and publication of mobile applications using modern frameworks and libraries.
    • Provided support on the product design, coding, and implementation strategies for both entertainment software and business systems.
    • Consulted on business software suitability and the reengineering of current software and systems.
    • Utilized advanced programming techniques in the development of new software and the modification and enhancement of existing software.
    Technologies: iOS, C/C++, Swift, Go, MongoDB, Firebase, Linux, React, React Native
  • Independent Developer (Contractor)

    2015 - 2018
    The Dial Group LLC
    • Functioned as manager of product development for the design, enhancement, and implementation of systems for the global financial services industry at IHS Markit.
    • Programmed software and websites that provide analysis, deep data mining and competitive statistics for exchanges, broker-dealers, market makers, and high-frequency trading firms.
    Technologies: iOS, Swift, Xcode, C++, PostgreSQL, SQL, Proprietary Web Languages, HTML, JavaScript, Linux Shell Scripting
  • Founder | Lead Developer

    1996 - 2015
    The Transaction Auditing Group
    • Designed and led the programming of the first standardized performance metrics for the analysis of securities and options trading.
    • Produced statistics created for US equities and options and European equities and options for all major currencies.
    • Broadened the products over time to handle all SEC required regulatory reporting and hosting for securities industry firms.
    • Worked on the full lifecycle of the design and development of the market data capture mechanisms, trade performance analysis algorithms, client data transformations, reporting subsystems, database storage and retrieval, and web interface and delivery systems.
    • Worked for an assortment of clients including exchanges, retail, broker-dealers, market makers, clearing houses, high-frequency trading, firms, institutional brokerages, and regulatory agencies.
    Technologies: C, C++, PostgreSQL, SQL, HTML, JavaScript, Linux Shell Scripting, Python and Excel Macros
  • Senior Developer

    1988 - 1996
    JP Morgan Chase
    • Developed and maintained risk analysis and daily reporting covering all aspects of treasury investments and trading in financial instruments such as interest rate futures, index swaps, currency swaps, forward rate agreements, and other types of proprietary trading.
    • Built interfaces to manage data exchanges between corporate mainframes and trader desktops.
    Technologies: dBase, Clipper, C, HTML


  • Transaction Auditing Group Website (Other amazing things)

    Role: Lead Developer

    As the lead developer, I coded the front end, middleware, and back end of the website. I also produced the UI design, managed the project, and integrated the systems.

  • GamerCal (Development)

    On this project, I designed and prototyped the iOS app, coordinated with the Android conversion team, and provided ongoing consultation on the feature set and upgrades. The app is available through the Apple App Store.


  • Languages

    C, C++, HTML, SQL, Swift, C#, JavaScript, Python, Go, Java, Excel VBA, Objective-C, Python 2
  • Tools

  • Paradigms

    Procedural Programming
  • Platforms

    iOS, Eclipse, Linux, Firebase, NetBeans
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Stored Procedures, MongoDB
  • Other

    App UI, Web UI
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React, Firebase iOS SDK


  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research
    1977 - 1981
    Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA

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