Jordan Rancie

Information Technology Expert, Entrepreneur & Traveller
Photo: TLinh Ung Pagoda, Buddhist Temple, Vietnam

Technical savvy professional with 16 years experience

Top-performing Developer, Architect & Manager, collaborating with highly skilled technical teams to build innovative IT solutions. Leader in designing and implementing innovative and highly technical Applications that drive business growth with proven track record of aligning technologies and resources to achieve business initiatives. Excellent Team Collaboration and Project Management skills, working in high-pressure environments and delivering high quality outputs within Agile SDLC methodologies.
Technical Skills
Web Design Web Development Web Services REST SOAP XML XSD JSON HTML5 CSS3 Java 7 Java 8 C C# C++ Objective-C .NET Python Javascript JQuery NodeJS Angular React Video Streaming Rich-Media Delivery Platforms Big Data Data Mining Data Analytics Data Warehousing Databases Relational Databases NoSQL Databases Hadoop Elasticsearch Kafka ELK Stack Lucene Mongo CouchBase JCR High-throughput Data Amazon RDS Amazon DynamoDB Hibernate Linux / Unix Linux Networking Mobile Apps GPS Applications Android Development iPhone Development Cloud Architecture Cloud Computing Microsoft Azure Elastic Computing Lambda Architecture Amazon EC2 Amazon S3 Amazon CloudFront Amazon Load Balancing AWS Simple Notification Service AWS Simple Queue Service AWS Lambda Software Development Agile Methodologies Full SDLC Maven / Ant Continuous Integration Design Patterns Best Practice Coding Test Driven Development Business Driven Development Git / Subversion Enterprise Architecture Project Management Project Planning Team Management Business Consulting Peer-2-Peer Technologies Spring OSGi Adobe Experience Manager WebRTC Apache Storm Apache Felix Apache Heron DevOps Computer Security Advanced Networking & Security Trading Systems Algorithm Development QUANT Algos FIX PROTOCOLS Cryptography Blockchains Cryptocurrencies Smart Contracts EOS Ethereum Bitcoin Multithreaded Computing Distributed Computing Distributed Caching Distributed Data Grids In-memory Data Caching High Throughput Computing Event Driven Architecture Low Latency Apps Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence / A.I. Advanced Stasticical Modelling

History

Projects, Education and Work History

Currency3

International 2018 - current

A smart contracts, distributed apps and digital currencies company, I was tasked with disigning the ICO cryptocontract and executing a fundraising strategy to raise $5 million in seed capital and source funding for a 50MWh distributed solar farm in Australia.

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Origin Energy Pty Ltd

Australia 2017 - 2018

Australia's Largest Electricity and Gas Provider, providing energy to over thirty percent of Australian households

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$100 Million Aus-Government Contract

Led $100 million contracted project between Origin Energy and the Australian Government to create government-wide energy management services platform.

Enterprise Digital contract

ENTERPRISE-WIDE CORE UPGRADE

Led team in enterprise wide migration of core systems to latest versions, managing and collaborating with several digital and non-digital business units throughout the journey.

AUTHENTICATION AND CRYPTOGRPHY

Led organisation in the introduction of new cryptographic security and authentication processes across the domain for a better and more secure user experience.

ANALYTICS and BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Implemented latest Analytics and BI products across all User Experiences. Streamlined analytics data from multiple platforms and integrated into a single big data solution.

FREELANCER @ GDay Digital Nomads

INTERNATIONAL - Current

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A Company dedicated to socially conscious digital platforms.
Engaged in a range of applications across the mobile and web space.

One Vote

A Transparent and accountable Democracy

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A mobile and web platform that opens up communication between elected public officials and their electorate. Know what legislation is being voted on by your MP each week, cast your vote and ensure they are acting in your best interests.

Submit and vote on legislation and elections. Lock your voting in with Blockchain technology to ensure 100% voting integrity.

One TUBE

Peer-2-Peer Video Sharing on the Web

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A web and mobile platform to connect with, share and watch media from around the world in a peer-2-peer manner for increased speed of delivery for users.

Watch content In sync with other users. Buy content with purchasing and licensing recorded on a blockchain for long-term security of income for Media Producers.

The World Yoga Studio

For Venues, Yogis and Practitioners

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An app to connect venue owners, Yogi Gurus and practitioners under a single platform. Create or participate in yoga classes, track your progress, practice yoga offline with pre-prepared Yoga routines, connect to scheduled online yoga sessions online, or find yoga classes in your area. A Not-for-Profit initiative.

Berry Berry

An Online English Tutorial Platform

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A fun and affordable new online platform where anyone can come to receive easy to follow and progressive game-based English lessons where newly acquired skills can be practiced with native English speakers.

Shared Vibrations : Link 'n' Sync

Share Media in Concert with others

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An open-source platform to share Image, Audio and Video with devices synchronised to the millisecond. A 'Session Creator' to control the collective playback and final selection of content for a playlist. A simple idea, create shared playlists between people with all devices playing in concert around the world.

Rightship - BHP, RIO, Cargill

Australia Apr - Nov 2016

Industry leader in the Maritime Industry, handling Vetting & Analytics for over 200K Maritime Vessels and 90% of dry-goods shipping contracts Worldwide

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THE QI PROJECT

A new standard for Vessel Risk Analysis

Indexing & Search Platform

Architected and developed new indexing and search platform for company stakeholders to submit advanced queries on 10TB+ dataset.

Event Driven Architecture on Cloud / Big Data Platform

Integrate and optimise Events Platform with Cloud Big Data Analytics Platform, with benchmark of 1,000,000 events per minute.

Distributed Computing Platform

Refactor legacy systems for all data pipelines to operate in parallel, with auto-scalable capabilities to handle unexpected high usage.

FREELANCER

INTERNATIONAL 2015 - 2016

Engaged in interesting applications across the mobile and web space

SYNCHRONISED MEDIA TECH

Shared media sharing experience

A Peer-2-Peer Solution to synchronise and share video and rich media across many devices to be played in concert.

MOBILE BANKING

A Suite of Secure Mobile Banking Apps

An Ecosystem of Apps to facilitate mobile budgeting, personal banking and micro investments using cryptography and secure blockchain technology.

IT'S STORYTIME

Choose Your Own Adventure

An Interactive Storytelling App for children to choose their own adventure in a range of animated and illustrated image stories.

SHOUTMATES

Social Drinking with Friends

Easily buy, share & pay for drinks with friends on a night out with no-hassle bill-splitting. Social Media integration to meet new friends (Tinder-style).

Fairfax Media

Australia 2014 - 2015

Australia's Leading Digital and Print company in News, Business, Entertainment, Classified and Radio

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REFORMATION PROJECT

Company Wide Consolidation of Print and Digital

A consolidation and migration of all print and digital brands, assets, content & processes to a single enterprise wide Content Management and Delivery Platform. Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, WA Today, Brisbane Times, My Career, Brisbane Times, League HQ, Real Footy, Rugby Heaven, Australian Financial Review, FFX Radio, Fairfax Media.

Enterprise Wide Asset Migration

Planned and executed platform migration to use latest Big Data & Cloud Architecture. Developed custom transactional data access API to integrate multiple Big Data Platforms across Cloud Providers, and Web Services for B2B third-party clients.

New OSGi Platform - Adobe EM

Integrated all company brands and business activities to new modular platform.

High-Throughput Messaging Framework

Introduced solution for high-speed backbone messaging framework to facilitate core content delivery functionality.

Video and Rich-Media Delivery

New a high-volume rich-multimedia content delivery platform with specifications to support the demand required for content across all Fairfax Media digital brands.

Offshore Team Management

Responsible for management and quality-control of offshore team developers to produce custom modules for many of the company's brands.

Freelancer @ The Trading Box

Australia 2012 - 2014

Contracted to financial institutions, e-commerce companies, trading firms, software development organisations, startup businesses and freelancers

High Frequency Trading

high-speed trading in Equity & Derivatives

Event Processing Engine

Developed High-throughput Complex Event Processing Engine with distributed in-memory data grids, smart data routing, load balancing and elastic scaling to meet projected loads, providing a platform to deploy proprietary algorithms and manage enterprise trading events with real-time response times.

Enterprise Cloud Solution

New Cloud Solution. Streamlining deployment process, automated load balancing and elastic provisioning, 24/7 monitoring, assured data-integrity and risk-mitigation/data-recovery process implementation.

Quant-Algorithm Development Application

Development of electronic trading platform for proprietary algorithm development, for testing and deployment to high frequency trading environments.

Quant-Algorithm Development

Implemented complex mathematical models such as Bayesian financial forecasting, statistical arbitrage, asset type correlations and covariance, regression models, statistical models...etc.

Deep Data Mining

Developed Data-mining application to provide visually rich data analysis for customised market analytics; integrated Lambda data architecture, deploying real-time complex algorithms on low and high latency enterprise data sources.

CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING

Bitcoin, Alt-coins, Forex and Blockchains

Event Processing Engine

Designed and developed Bitcoin web exchange and analysis tools; provided transaction processing, data mining and data-visualisation capabilities.

Analytics

Developed a suite of high-performance trading and analysis solutions for real-time risk-analysis, reporting and early-warning alerts for institutional traders.

miscellaneous

E-COMMERCE

New high-traffic e-commerce web app, integrating mobile technology, loyalty card and client unique coupon solution, client acquisition/retention strategies, third-party financial integration and business intelligence processes.

LEGACY SOFTWARE INTEGRATION

Defined and integrated REST/WS web services with enterprise legacy software.

Harvest Alliance

Australia 2010 - 2012

An Australian Finance and Investment Firm

EXECUTIVE DUTIES

Provided executive leadership, strategic planning, technology implementation and support. Collaborated with business unit executives to implement technology solutions, improving effectiveness and financial performance.

SUCCESSES

New Enterprise Wide CRM

New Customer Relationship Manager for better reporting and sales conversion.

Third-party Web Service Integration

Assimilated third-party XML web services for real-time reporting of sales KPIs, financials and business activities for better transparency across business units.

New Stock Management and Sales Pipeline

Strategically planned and implemented online real-estate stock application and supporting processes, establishing a highly profitable stock pipeline – Increased per-sale profitability by over 200%.

Prime Aggregator Income Model

Identified additional revenue opportunities by extending core IT framework to sub-brokerage firms (SaaS) and providing mortgage aggregation services to tier-one banks – Westpac, CBA, St George, PLAN, AFG.

Sales Tools and Lead Sourcing

Increased client conversion 55% by introducing innovative javascript data visualisation sales tools, illustrating complex financial models and integrating with IT infrastructure to create a seamless client acquisition process.

Client Acquisition Strategy

Devised and executed online social client acquisition strategy, reducing client acquisition costs by more than 35%.

Inhouse Training Program

Designed, documented and executed in-house training program.

RMIT UNIVERSITY

Australia 2009 - CONT...

Master of Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning

Fairfax Digital

Australia 2007 - 2010

Australia's largest News, Business, Entertainment, Classified & Radio sites

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DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEM (DCDS)

A new dynamic digital delivery platform

A company first to create a dynamic content management and delivery platform for web-facing content of all Fairfax Media brands withinn Agile Methodologies. Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, WA Today, Brisbane Times, MyCareer, Brisbane Times, League HQ, Real Footy, Rugby Heaven, Australian Financial Review, FFX Radio, Fairfax Media.

New Agile Methodology Implementation

Spearheaded the enterprise wide migration from static Waterfall Methodology using legacy systems to an iterative (Agile) programming model; facilitating new dynamic content systems and reduced product development time and costs.

DCDS Requirements & Delivery

Technical lead in development of new mission-critical Dynamic Content Delivery System (DCDS) that integrated all stakeholders and Editorial content across the organisation; facilitated faster and dynamic delivery of content to viewers, subscribers and syndicate groups to a 100% uptime distributed application.

NEW CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

Developed enterprise-critical interactive Content Management internal web solution for 6000+ reporters and editors; captured all rich-media content, editorial newsroom and business unit activities.

BIG DATA

Led the implementation of a big data solution for archiving, indexing and data mining - collating and archiving all media content for faster query execution and more relevant content cross-indexing.

WEB SERVICES

Chief architect of B2B Java XML solution to simplify external content ingestion, integration, filtration, syndication and propagation; Working with primary news data sources including Associated Press (AP), Agence France Presse (AFP), Australian Associated Press (AAP), Reuters, CNN, Bloomberg, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC); automated propagation to relevant web products, business brands and/or third parties; facilitated speedy response-time to executive business changes.

BRAND MIGRATIONS

Led the revamp and migration of some of Australia’s largest websites from legacy system to the new enterprise wide infrastructure with zero downtime requirements: The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, Australian Financial Review, cuisine.com.au, domain.com.au, Sun Herald, My Career, rugbyheaven.com.au, leaguehq.com.au, cont...

NEW BRAND DEVELOPMENT

Developed new products within the Fairfax network: WA Today, Brisbane Times, Business Day, fxj.com.au and flagship brand subsections: Small Business, Entertainment, Technology, Executive Style, What’s on, Life & Style, and more.

FFX RADIO INTERACTIVE PLATFORM

Developed interactive push streaming sites as part of the FFX Radio product line.
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fox.com.au (Melbourne)
2ue.com.au (Sydney)
3aw.com.au (Melbourne)
4bc.com.au (Brisbane)
96fm.com.au (Perth)
magic1278.com.au (Melbourne)
4bh.com.au (Brisbane)

PAGEVIEW OPTIMISATION

Successfully optimised Fairfax Flagship Brand Homepages
Reduced media loading and client javascript execution time by 24%

MOBILE DEVELOPMENT

Developed prototype ‘white-label’ iPhone app taking early-mover advantage of mobile content market, providing mobile subscription access to network news.

ADVERTISING PLATFORM

Executed revenue-critical integration of AdServers/AdManagement System with core products, for business reporting and increased Ad targeting.

Concorde Finance Corp

Australia 2007

Australian Investment Property and Stock Company

Position - Web Developer

Led dramatic turnaround of organisation with significant business process & IT performance issues. Supported organisational goals and objectives by contributing to business and technical strategies. Streamlined business activities and developed enterprise systems that supported business processes by aligning employee activity, client data and external service providers.

Enterprise Wide CRM

Implemented new Customer Relationship Management Application, Loan Tracking Application and Business Intelligence/KPI reporting solution; integrated sales pipeline, client data and employee activities.

Revenue Tracking Application

Developed new Revenue Tracking Application, integrating disparate data sources from tier-one banks and third party aggregators into single framework.

ONLINE MARKETING

Devised and executed new online marketing strategy, using a mixture of organic traffic (SEO), CPC Campaigns and Telemarketing; resulted in first-time quantifiable ‘cost per lead’ and ‘client acquisition cost’ metrics.

NEW FRONTEND WEBSITE

Implemented new dynamic company website, optimised for lead generation and integrated with in-house applications. Architected New Database Model.

AGILE METHODOLOGIES

Introduced new Agile Methodology to current application ecosystem with current development team.

RMIT - ALUMNI

Australia 2004 - 2006

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, an Australian University

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Position - Developer / DATABASE ADMIN

NEW ALUMNI FRONTEND WEBSITE

Designed and deployed new Alumni networking website portal, integrating with in-house Content Management System.

NEW DATABASE

Architected new database, migrating all data and integrating with larger enterprise legacy systems.

INHOUSE DATA INDEXING SOLUTION

Developed and administered new in-house data indexing and management software, and integrating with The Alumni Intranet and web portal.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Data cleansing, data analysis, data conversion, business intelligence/reporting, database administration and data warehousing.

MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY

Australia 2006 - 2008

Bachelor of Science

Applied Mathematics

RMIT UNIVERSITY

Australia 2004 - 2007

Bachelor of Computer Science

Multimedia Systems/Design (High Distinction)

WEB DEVELOPER

Australia 2003 - 2005

Worked with several clients on web design and development projects.

Cine Productions, Evian (Australian Open Sponsor), WIRL Media

3D DEVELOPER / ANIMATOR

Australia 2003 - 2005

Worked with several clients on 3D Gaming and Animation projects.

Dyslexiec Cog Productions, Cine Productions, WIRL Media.

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