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(On assignment in IBM Research, NY) Research Software Engineer
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA


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Global IBMer on assignment to the US at TJ Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights/NY.

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Alan holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from UNICAMP (State University of Campinas) and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the same school. Joined IBM Research Brazil on February 2013 as a Research Software Engineer at the Social Data Analytics group. Is currently working on BigData projects that uses social networks as main source, designing solutions architecture and leading development team on Web and Mobile apps. Also working at data crawling infrastructure and visualizations.

He joined IBM Brazil in 2005 as a Java developer intern at Global Business Services (GBS) division. Have worked until 2008 as application production support in JavaEE environment using WebSphere Application Server (WAS) over AIX.

Has experience in leadership and team management throughout the entire software development life-cycle. From 2007 and 2010 acted as the IBM Brazil internal Java Community Leader. Also have worked as a Object-oriented programming, Java, JavaEE, Rational Application Developer (RAD), Rational Unified Process (RUP), Agile, Scrum and Rational Team Concert (RTC) instructor and teacher inside and outside IBM. Since 2010, recognized as a member of the global QSE Agile Leadership team.

From 2010 to 2012 have worked as Java Architect and Agile Coach for IBM Global Account. Worked as Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing leader of GBS Smarter Application Development and Management (ADM) (former Generation Open -GenO) program. Focused on the use and extension of IBM Connections via REST API, developing reports using Java and WebSphere sMash applications.

Certified Scrum Master, Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for JavaEE 5 and IBM's IT Specialist Level 1 Certified.