About Talented professional with seven years of experience as technical leader. Proven success in managing software development projects for large Web portals and the financial industry. Effective expertise in interviewing and hiring IT professionals. Ten years of experience with the Java platform, and five years of practice with object-orientation, UML, Design Patterns, software architecture and development processes. Strong academic foundations, holding a master’s degree in the Information Retrieval field, and with published works on distributed indexing and index compression.