Wouter Steenbergen

Wouter Steenbergen

United States
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Wouter Steenbergen

Wouter Steenbergen

United States
Member since December 11, 2013
Wouter is a highly motivated, versatile, and skilled software engineer with 7+ years of experience as a team and program lead and 12+ years of significant software development experience.
Wouter is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • C#, 14 years
  • VB.NET, 7 years
  • .NET, 14 years
  • WCF, 5 years
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile, 2 years
  • XAML, 5 years
  • WPF, 5 years
United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Visual Studio
The most amazing...
...Windows phone app I've ever built is currently being downloaded 20k times per month.
Employment
  • Senior Program Manager
    Microsoft
    2008 - 2014
    • Revolutionized SharePoint online service management. Identified, planned, designed, and delivered enterprise class data center monitoring, diagnostics, and manual and automated issue recovery, on call rotation management solutions (o365 is SMB SaaS serving 1 million+ users per day).
    • Implemented and used usage instrumentation and big data analysis, stakeholder and partner requirement management, investment prioritization, feature design, and high level architecture.
    • Managed solution roll out, presentations, newsletters, marketing collateral, and portal development. Performed cross-organizational coordination and VP-level strategy reviews.
    • 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
    Sogeti Consulting
    2005 - 2008
    • 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
    Xeed Marketing
    2002 - 2005
    • 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
    Adis Retail
    2000 - 2002
    • 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
Skills
  • Languages
    VB.NET, C#, XAML, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML
  • Frameworks
    .NET, WCF, Windows PowerShell, WPF, ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, ASP.NET MVC
  • Platforms
    Microsoft Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 8, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Windows, SharePoint 2013
  • Tools
    Adobe Photoshop
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, Waterfall development
  • Storage
    Oracle
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Information Technology
    Vrije Unversiteit Amsterdam - Amsterdam
    1998 - 2000
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