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Vincent Fazio, Software Developer in Alden, NY, United States
Vincent Fazio

Software Developer in Alden, NY, United States

Member since January 7, 2019
Vincent is an Agile software development leader who specializes in software craftsmanship, project management, effective communication, and technical creativity. He reliably delivers business value through software.
Vincent is now available for hire



  • Core Java (J2EE), 20 years
  • Java, 20 years
  • Spring, 5 years
  • AWS Lambda, 5 years
Alden, NY, United States



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The most amazing...

...complement I can receive is that I have helped my teammates and partners to improve - write better code, more effective processes, simplified architecture, etc.


  • President

    2013 - PRESENT
    Blackwater Pragmatic
    • Provided full-stack development specializing in legacy application enhancement as well as new product development. Architected of a variety of solutions - including microservice and REST web service implementations utilizing a wide variety of storage and messaging technologies while leveraging Amazon Web Service (AWS) scalable infrastructure components.
    • Oversaw the delivery of Java and Node.js solutions. Responsible for mentoring and guiding the development team, performing code reviews, and ensuring the overall quality of deliverables. Continuously reviewed the software development process to improve frequency, stability, and repeatability of releases. Achieved success in expanding the use of automated testing tools and change/release management software.
    • Served as the sprint manager responsible for leading task management and estimation discussions between technical teams and business stakeholders. Tasked with setting project schedule and managing customer expectations, while also motivating the technical team to deliver high-quality software on time and budget.
    • Provided DevOps, release, and production support - finding ways to deliver more automation, better analytics, and real-time monitoring capabilities.
    Technologies: Java, Node.js, AWS, REST, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Senior Software Engineer ​

    2013 - 2014
    Negawatt Business Solutions
    • Led enhancement and maintenance of 3rd party custom software application critical to the success of the business. Implemented several performance improvements and refactored code to meet software best practices.
    • Researched and developed a prototype architecture for new applications. Dove deep into many new technologies for next-generation application stack including Cassandra, MongoDB, Dart, Google Go, ZeroMQ, and RabbitMQ.
    Technologies: Java, Cassandra, MongoDB, Dart, Google Go, ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2007 - 2014
    • Dedicated driver acting as a project manager and technical leader for a team developing software as a service (SaaS) solutions following Agile software development practices.
    • Mentored a team of engineers with a focus to "bridge the gap" between educational and professional development. Topics included software patterns, debugging, profiling, version control, unit testing, and overall code quality.
    • Developed rich-internet-application (RIA) interfaces in FLEX and GWT/AJAX. Database design combines JPA with elements of Ruby on Rails to create a flexible ORM layer.
    • Leveraged Spring Security, OpenSSO/OpenAM, and LDAP to provide authentication and authorization with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities.
    • Implemented ontology-based solutions for semantic applications written using SPARQL and Jena.
    • Served as an integral member of the team contracted to deliver SOA solution to a leading healthcare provider. Leveraged Sun's JCAPS to automate business processes and integrate legacy systems through a combination of JMS, MQ, web services, and traditional database components.
    • Piloted process to unit test and profile SOA components with the goal of identifying performance bottlenecks and implementation of targeted enhancements. Developed generic X12 EDI parser framework to process and customize the various message structures common in Health Care implementations.
    • Led data integration efforts with Dun & Bradstreet and Experian, defining API and troubleshooting data quality issues.
    Technologies: Java, GWT, JavaScript, Jena/SPARQL, OpenAM, JCAPS, X12 EDI



  • Languages

    Java, Core Java (J2EE), SQL, JavaScript, Scala, Ruby, Golang, Dart, WSDL, HTML, CSS, XML, SPARQL, C++
  • Paradigms

    Agile, REST, Microservices, Test-driven Development (TDD), SOA
  • Platforms

    AWS EC2, AWS Lambda, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Oracle
  • Storage

    Memcached, AWS S3, AWS RDS, AWS DynamoDB, Cassandra, MongoDB, MySQL
  • Other

    J2EE Design Patterns, Amazon Route 53, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon CloudSearch, SOAP, Ajax, Wikis, Ontologies, XMPP
  • Frameworks

    Spring, JUnit, Mockito, Swagger, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), GWT, Adobe Flex, JSF, JavaServer Pages (JSP), Hibernate, Jena Semantic Web Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, MyBatis, RESTEasy, ZeroMQ, JMS
  • Tools

    Amazon CloudFront CDN, AWS CodeCommit, Git, AWS IAM, AWS SES, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), Amazon SQS, AWS CloudWatch, Postman, Maven, Java Composite Application Platform Suite (JCAPS), Jenkins, RabbitMQ, Eclipse IDE, IntelliJ IDEA, Apache Tomcat


  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science
    1992 - 1996
    Canisius College - Buffalo, NY
  • Certified ScrumMaster
    MARCH 2013 - MARCH 2015
    ​Scrum Alliance
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