Kenneth Bowen - Software Developer

Accomplished software developer/team leader experienced in Enterprise Java Development, (Micro)Service Oriented Architecture, large data strategies, Cloud Native Design, web development, application integration, and enterprise system architecture. Valuable skills include complete project life­cycle planning, Pattern Based Design, and a proven ability to discover, learn, and apply new technologies.

Superb communication and presentation abilities. Creative and resourceful in defining and implementing software project processes, including collaborative development, test driven design, continuous integration, and agile development strategies.

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Technical Skills

  • (Micro)Service Oriented Infrastructures. Spring-Cloud. Netflix OSS. Spring Integration. JBoss ESB. Mule.
  • Java. Spring Framework ecosystem (IoC, MVC, Spring-Data, Spring-Boot). Enterprise APIs: EJB, Servlet, JDBC, JSP. Alternative persistence APIs: JDO, Hibernate, and iBATIS. JUnit. TestNG. Struts. Stripes. Guice.

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Professional Experience

VMware Colorado Springs, CO

Software Developer April 2011 – present

Design and implement RESTful, distributed web application for deploying, configuring, administering, and upgrading multi-node, distributed data center operations management product. Built with Spring MVC and Python.

Co-architect configuration management and compliance functionality of vCenter Operations Manager following Enterprise Integration Patterns using Spring-Integration and RabbitMQ as a Virtual Appliance. Provide scale, availability, and performance of the vCenter Operations Management Suite across many nodes in a cluster with disparate data sources including an RDBMS, xDB, GemFire distributed caching, and VMware vCenter.

Mentor developers and drive adoption of Scrum and other best practices.

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Academic and Professional Education

Single Subject Teaching Credential, English Literature.
College of Notre Dame, Belmont CA

Bachelor of Arts: English Literature/Linguistics.
San Francisco State University, San Francisco CA 1994.
Additional course work in Mathematics, Meteorology, and Computer Science.

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Professional Development

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