Justin Windholtz

VP, Systems Engineering

Proven engineering leader with twenty years experience. Excellent communication skills and a track record of delivering solutions that customers need. Strong familiarity with big data problems, architecture, design patterns, and software development life cycle. History of success growing and scaling a complex startup software platform.

Experience

EVERFI

VP, Systems Engineering

2020-Present

Senior leader for our flagship platform, Homeroom, and the three development teams supporting it
Responsible for reorganizing our engineering teams into internationalization, growth, and support groups
Resource allocation, interviewing, and hiring personnel
Led rearchitecting of platform into an SOA design
Developed cross-department and executive strategic partnerships to improve process

Director, Engineering2017-2020

Product driven development on a leading SaaS learning based platform
Big data scalability, optimization, continuous delivery, and agile methodologies
Mentoring and managing a team of engineers to ensure biweekly sprint deliverables

Senior Engineer2014-2017

Built our custom salesforce integration
Took ownership and responsibility for our complex registration system spanning cross market authentication
Full stack development, architecture, and design

Browsermedia / nclud

Senior Software Engineer

2010-2014

Client Services software development and engineering, building large custom applications for both startups and fortune 500 companies
Responsible for technical proposals, estimates, and client facing technical meetings and support
Spearheaded the migration to a more agile project management process

Peninsula Group

Director of Information Technology

2006-2010

Redesigned data management systems, including SQL Server and client interfaces for 3 separate companies including customization and security. Each one is responsible for tracking multi-million dollar deal flow and assets.
Developed frontend and backend for our streamlined, secure, easy to use document/data management and reporting website for the secondary life market, targeting premium finance and institutional investors. Led sales efforts to market to our clients.
Website administration and maintenance and all technological security

Rina Systems

Software Engineer

2001-2004

Created an application to transfer, parse, and update HL7 information to ensure data stability and ease of use for physicians and nurses in critical situations.
Led development on a sales management application for a major media company, including web services, web pages, and custom data transfer applications on DB2 to SQL server
Bid and proposal composition and estimation for new work contracts
developer on the new iteration of the flagship product, an application for stock portfolio back-testing.

Education

Ohio University - Athens, Ohio

B.S. Computer Science