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Scott Taylor

407-690-9172
scotttaylo@gmail.com
Los Angeles, CA 90069
https://www.linkedin.com/in/scotttaylor3/

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
 Technical IT Manager specialized in unique customer experiences through successful delivery of complex end-to-end
(PMP project initiation to close) big data, data science, and data analytics implementations on time and on budget.
 Integration of business software platform (SaaS) for rights and rights and royalties management with streaming media
system provided entertainment clients with the ability to offer Over The Top (OTT) media distribution.
 Prosci certified change practitioner with proven success facilitating organizational change with multi-function teams
(consisting of IT, engineering, vendors, content partners, operations, marketing, legal, finance, etc) and members in
locations onsite, offsite, and offshore across the entertainment, hospitality, financial services, healthcare and DOD
sectors.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
3/2012-Present, Senior Technical Manager, IT Clients: Paramount, TBS, Wellcare, Amgen, Teva, LM
 Achieved 66% improvement in development time by migrating the organization to BPM visual modeling software (such
as Mendix and Pega) as an alternative to MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, Node.js) stack implementations
while successfully delivering the proof of concept prototype for an electronic loan quality management system that
provides predictive modeling used by financial services companies such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to predict
risk associated with loan origination transactions
 Launched new capabilities in digital asset management combined with an OTT solution for streaming media based on
customer preferences driving a holistic data view of content rights, avails, royalties, and payments in the media supply
chain from ingest of the compressed file and metadata from the point of origin (content provider) through process and
delivery to the destination (consumer).
 Achieved approximately 30% improvement in time to market by managing the MMB (My Media Box) and CPT
(Counterpoint) projects using the Agile methodology through the PMP project phases.
 Improved revenue collections and clinical outcomes by successfully delivering new EMR / EHR electronic transaction
capabilities for healthcare clients (Cerner Patient Accounting, Pharmacy Charge on Admin, Charge Services, and
electronic prior authorizations) - LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
Key Technical Skills: Gerkin, User Stories, Epics, Java, Javascript, REST APIs, JSON, XML, micro service
architecture, Mendix, Python, PyML, Machine learning, Hadoop, MapReduce, SPARK, Big Data, Data Analytics,
Agile, Scrum, KanBan, Jira, Target Process, Confluence, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD),
SAFe

7/2008-3/2012, Technical Manager, IT Clients: Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, GE


 Increased Disney Parks & Resorts quarterly revenue by 6% delivering a program that provided unique customer
experiences to theme park guests based on customer preferences.
 Defined requirements and led software development of User Interface (UI) upgrades to the hotel reservation
system to support selling retail packages for the My Magic+ program.
 Integrated the My Magic+ short range RFID functionality with door locks to provide tap capability for entering hotel
rooms, DAP devices to provide tap capability for ticketing and entering parks, and TTP devices for providing tap
capability for payments.
 Integrated the My Magic+ long range RFID functionality with long range readers for providing unique guest
experiences at theme park attractions.
 Used SAP Business Objects to provide a cloud based data warehouse and analytics capability for parks and
resorts business operations
 Integrated Agile projects into a waterfall release management schedule to launch a go-live to coincide with the
opening of a new resort.
 Completed a very thorough 3 month testing effort with defects documentation, tracking, resolution, and a monthly
status report to C-level executives to ensure the ability to meet revenue projections based on the ability to offer
new capabilities.
Key Technical Skills: User Stories, Epics, Java, Javascript, Matlab, C++, Predictive Modeling, Big Data, Data
Analytics, Agile, Scrum, Jira, Confluence

7/2007-7/2008, Project Manager L3 Communications – ALST


 Directed a team of 5 software and systems engineers in the development of an internally funded (IR&D) laser
designator product to successfully grow a $7 million company to a $25 million company.
 Laid the groundwork for future business growth of $100 million with successful completion of the laser
rangefinder/designator (LRF/D) project.
 Maintained project schedule for the LRF/D program and developed contingency plans for on-time delivery of
product.
 Implemented software and systems using AGILE methodologies.
 Integrated software, demonstrated LRF/D system, and re-prioritized work to implement enhancements and
features to the initial prototype system.
 Directed systems analysis and trade studies for meeting system level requirements for laser range finders and
laser designators.
Key Technical Skills: Requirements (SRS), DOORS, Embedded software, C, C++, Agile, Scrum

5/2004-5/2007, Lead Systems Software Engineer Clients: AT&T, Smiths Aerospace


 Used Enterprise Architect to build a UML model of background traffic for the CCS (Core Computing System) of the
Boeing 787 Dreamliner which was used as an automated simulation to test aircraft communications
 Performed DO-178B verification of embedded software and system components for Internal Built In Test (BIT) of
the Hose Drogue Controller (HDC) for the Boeing 767 aircraft refueling tanker.
 Wrote test scripts using GDB (GNU Debugger), and incorporated WinSIM (aircraft simulator) profiles to fully
automate testing of various internal BIT components.
 Demonstrated live, virtual, and constructive simulation capabilities of the OneTESS simulation system.
 Modified the Suse 9.2 Linux kernel (host for OneTESS software) to fit on the player unit flash memory card.
 Led a team of five engineers to define and write requirements for communications between OneTESS and the
Combat Training Centers - BMC2 (Battle Management, Command, and Control).
 Tested Mission Support Utility (MSU) and Associations embedded software functionality for the JSTARS aircraft.
 Worked across program lifecycles on various programs in the manufacturing/engineering market for aviation and
simulation.
Key Technical Skills: Requirements (SRS), DOORS, Embedded software development, C, C++, Microchips,
Device Drivers, simulations and gaming, OneSAF

8/1998-5/2004, Systems Software Engineer


 General Dynamics/AIS, Systems Engineer III
 Sanmina-SCI, Software Engineer
 Epic Data Corporation, Systems Engineer
 TYBRIN Corporation, Systems Software Engineer
 Schafer Corporation, Systems Software Engineer
Key Technical Skills: Embedded software, C, C++, Microchips, Embedded Development Environments (EDE),
ColdFusion, Crystal Reports, CGI, Javascript, SQL, RDBMS, Perl, Java, Baan, SQL, RDBMS, ERP, Unix,
Linux

Education
12/1999 - Athens State University, Athens, AL, Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science