Matt Carrier

30 Overfield Rd East Greenwich, RI 02818

PHONE: 401-683-8267


GITHUB: mcarrierastonish, mattcarrier




Seeking an architectural/lead engineering role where I can utilize and expand my skills and experience by improving and growing the system, team, and organizational process.


Talented and deadline-driven software architect and lead engineer with 13 years experience designing, implementing, testing, and supporting web applications. Proven ability to coordinate between teams and drive a quality product to completion with aggressive deadlines. A continuous integration/deployment advocate and extremely user focused.


Application Architect/Lead Engineer, Intersections Inc.

Chantilly, VA (Fully Remote) — November 2016 - Present

  • Responsible for application architecture across the Identity Guard With Watson platform
  • Worked extensively with multiple departments to intake new revenue opportunities, provide realistic estimates, and determine whether the revenue opportunity was worth the design cost
  • Responsible for delivering architectures and leading design sessions across 3 teams to make sure the product was being built in a holistic fashion
  • Managed the software engineers as direct reports
  • Platform was built completely using AWS and makes extensive use of their managed services. API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS/SQS, Kinesis, and S3 are just a portion of the services that are used that comprises our platform.
  • Responsible for delivering features that drive revenue when at the same time working to enhance and strengthen the core platform. Some of this work including strangling a monolith into micro-services as well as migrating existing functionality from a legacy system into the new platform.

Senior Technical Architect, Kenzan Media

Pawtucket, RI — March 2016 - November 2016

  • Responsible for delivering in-depth architectures for all Software Engineering Intakes for a fortune 500 cable company’s new software platform
  • Responsible for estimation, code quality, and timely delivery of all approved intakes
  • All solutions were 100% AWS and Netflix OSS stack (Karyon, archaius, ribbon, hystrix, eureka, java 8)

Lead Architect, Astonish -> Intygral -> Zywave

Warwick, RI — April 2013 - February 2016

  • Developed restful API that supports the next generation product comprised of multiple dropwizard stateless restful web services, AMQP message bus, and audit service
  • Created dropwizard-routing, extension module for dropwizard/dropwizard, to support routing to multiple databases based on different triggers
  • Created metrics-aspectj, extension module for codahale/metrics, which supports placing timers and metrics via aspectj advice
  • Created a Virtual Private Cloud in Amazon Web Services comprised of 4 different subnets for development, quality, demo, and production for the next generation product
  • Provisioned and maintained all AWS instances and AMIs for the next generation product
  • Put-in-place continuous delivery comprised of Jenkins, Nexus, and Docker to all environments in AWS via bash scripts and maestro-ng
  • Developed two real-time integrations between Agency Management Systems (AMS360 and Account Management Center)

Team Lead/Senior Software Engineer, Enservio

Needham Heights, MA — March 2009 - April 2013

  • Worked very closely with end-users, product management, quality assurance, and systems engineering to deliver quality products to our customers in a timely manner
  • Lead engineer for next generation enterprise platform comprised of stateless restful webservices built exclusively using OSS, aggressive caching/filtering components, a rules-engine, and multiple HTML 5 frontends
  • Lead engineer for externally facing rest API responsible for third-party claim integration
  • Responsible for enhancing and supporting the legacy enterprise platform
  • Put-in-place and drove adoption of the continuous integration platform consisting of Jenkins and Nexus
  • Developed auto-deployment tool, in spare time, used to deploy all software to all environments, written in Ruby and modeled after Capistrano
  • Responsible for phone-screening and interviewing all candidates for the development team
  • Member of Engineering Leadership Team which collaborates on roadmaps, architecture, and overall team dynamics
  • Developed in Java using Eclipse/SublimeText, GIT/SVN, Ant/Maven, and various open source packages

Member of Technical Staff, Oracle

Providence, RI — July 2006 - March 2009

  • Co-designer/architect of the Remote Content Service for Oracle Beehive.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, test cases, and maintenance for all “connectors” packaged with the Remote Content Service, WebDAV and Oracle Universal Content Management.
  • Implemented BEECTL (Command-line administration for Oracle Beehive) commands for multiple Oracle Beehive Services: BPEL Workflows, Policies, Event Management, Records Management, and Remote Content Service.
  • Assisted in development and maintenance of existing N-tier application built on J2EE technologies for managing workflow and data management associated with content migration.
  • Developed performance and code coverage testing framework for entire product using JaMon. Responsible for documenting overall throughput and scalability and verifying documented functionality both client and server side.
  • Developed automated web UI testing using open source technologies.
  • Developed in Java using Eclipse, CVS, Ant/Maven, and various open source packages


University of Rhode Island

BS Computer Science — 2002-2006                                                                                                                          


  • Languages: Java, Ruby, Python, SQL, Bash
  • Data Storage/Cache: MySQL, Memcached, Redis, Solr, Cassandra, DynamoDB
  • OSS: Spring DI/AOP, Hibernate, RestEasy, Jackson, JBPM, Drools, JUnit, Mockito, Maven, Ant, Dropwizard, RabbitMQ, Docker, Hystrix, Archaius
  • Cloud: AWS (serverless, containerized)
  • Java Application Servers: JBoss, Tomcat, Jetty
  • Source Control: GIT, SVN, CVS


Available upon request.