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Wouter Steenbergen, C# Developer in San Mateo, CA, United States
Wouter Steenbergen

C# Developer in San Mateo, CA, United States

Member since December 11, 2013
A highly motivated, versatile, and skilled Xamarin Forms expert, Wouter has demonstrated expertise in software design and delivery covering large-scale cloud services, mobile apps, and on-premise software. He has proven ability to identify and drive strategic programs from inception to launch and thrives in collaborative, team-oriented, and ambiguous environments. He has excellent interpersonal skills and is passionate, creative, and dedicated.
Wouter is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • My Daily Bits LLC
    Xamarin Forms, AWS, Azure, TensorFlow, CoreML
  • Intapp
    iOS, Android, C#, ASP.NET, HTML5, Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Microsoft
    C#, WCF, PowerShell, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint

Experience

  • .NET, 17 years
  • C#, 16 years
  • SQL, 14 years
  • Agile Software Development, 7 years
  • Xamarin, 7 years
  • Xamarin Forms, 4 years
San Mateo, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...Xamarin phone app I've ever built has been downloaded over 6 million times, consistently getting 4.5+ star reviews.

Employment

  • Lead Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    My Daily Bits LLC
    • Designed and implemented a Xamarin Forms-based consumer mobile app for iOS, Android, and UWP.
    • Delivered over 6 million downloads, at a 4.5 star review average.
    • Implemented an A/B testing based experimentation platform to improve several KPIs including downloads, rating, conversion to paid subscription, and retention.
    • Trained and implemented a machine vision model to classify camera stream in real time on Android, and iOS.
    Technologies: Xamarin Forms, AWS, Azure, TensorFlow, CoreML
  • Senior Product Engineer

    2014 - 2017
    Intapp
    • Developed high-performance, consumer-grade mobile apps from scratch.
    • Improved web application performance by 80+%.
    • Realized advanced modules including automated document generation and score profile calculation.
    • Improved the development process to increase predictability and software quality.
    • Enabled AWS-based cloud deployment of an enterprise grade web application.
    Technologies: iOS, Android, C#, ASP.NET, HTML5, Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Senior Engineering Lead

    2008 - 2014
    Microsoft
    • Revolutionized SharePoint online service management. Identified, planned, designed, and delivered enterprise class data center monitoring, diagnostics, and manual and automated issue recovery with on-call rotation management solutions.
    • Implemented and used usage instrumentation and big data analysis, stakeholder and partner requirement management, investment prioritization, feature design, and high level architecture.
    • Created a highly available service diagnostics console on SOA architecture (Merlin) used by 350 engineers per day. Provided real-time access to big data (200TB/day) for service investigation, analysis, and recovery.
    • Implemented professional data center management software that improved service availability by 75% and reduced manual change implementation by 80% (Joblets).
    • Delivered FISMA and Chinese government compliant service management software.
    • Enabled automated investigation and problem resolution (reduced service outages from days of SLA missed to <15 min recovery times).
    Technologies: C#, WCF, PowerShell, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint
  • Lead Software Developer

    2005 - 2008
    Sogeti Consulting
    • Managed the development of a front-office internet application in a MS CMS and SharePoint 2003 portal system environment.
    • Refined intake and development on a procedural level including project initiation, planning, and controlling.
    • Reviewed and approved business requirements, specifications, and technical designs.
    • Collaborated with business managers/engineers to build consensus around architectural solutions.
    • Implemented a customer-facing front-end system for a major insurance company.
    • Oversaw a team SharePoint implementation for a multi-national company.
    • Led the project to create a cross-departmental knowledge management system for a global investment bank.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, SQL, BizTalk
  • Senior Software Developer

    2002 - 2005
    Xeed Marketing
    • Performed extensive coding in Microsoft .NET (C#, ASP.NET) in a web-based environment. Designed and reviewed high-level architecture and the design of solution components.
    • Communicated with businesses to identify high-level and detailed requirements.
    • Directed the team of onsite and offshore developers. Led through all phases of the project lifecycle.
    • Led projects from concept through completion. Liaised with project managers, business stakeholders, QA, and other team members.
    • Designed and implemented marketing collateral management and a template-based advertising publishing portal for Mitsubishi, Nissan, MG Rover, Citroen, and the Profile Tire Center.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, SQL, Adobe PDF
  • Software Developer

    2000 - 2002
    Adis Retail
    • Implemented complex technical solutions.
    • Prototyped a visual configuration tool.
    • Created a website for an asset movement display.
    • Designed a middle tier framework for flexible architecture, usable on servers worldwide.
    • Produced several retail data analysis tools, a Unix to Windows software conversion tool, and an asset management website.
    Technologies: VB6, SQL, VB.NET, Access

Experience

  • Food Diary App (Xamarin Forms) (Development)
    https://ieatbetter.com

    The most recent Phone App, currently available in 42 markets, for iPhone, Android, and UWP.

    The app started on Windows Phone, but was migrated to Xamarin.Android, and Xamarin.iOS at first. And when Xamarin Forms became available, the whole application was ported to that platform.

  • iPad and Window App (Development)

    This application is being used for factory and oil rig inspections; quality, stability, and ease of use are prioritized.

    It was originally developed for iOS only, with Xamarin.iOS. I worked with the company to port the application to Xamarin Forms, for use on multiple platforms. We also delivered several extensions and additional modules.

  • Xamarin Forms for Medical Devices (Development)

    Implemented a production quality version of a medical imaging application in Xamarin Forms, for UWP, Android, and iOS.

    The existing team at this Toptal customer developed a proof of concept based on a website that is developed internally. When management approved the production quality implementation, they contracted with me to get it done.

    Part of the project involved getting the team up to speed on contemporary software design principles. The project was organized with scrum, with daily standups.

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, SQL
  • Frameworks

    .NET
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Waterfall Development
  • Platforms

    Xamarin, Azure
  • Other

    Xamarin Forms

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Information Technology
    1997 - 2000
    Vrije Unversiteit Amsterdam - Amsterdam
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