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Gabriel Sechan | Elance
 
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Gabriel Sechan

Former Lead Android Developer for Swype
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  1:11 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $71

I'm a software engineer with over 11 years of professional experience. I've worked on everything to firmware to web services to mobile, as an individual contributor and as a team lead. I was Lead Android Developer at Swype, the world's most successful Android keyboard. Software I've written is used by millions of people each day- it runs inside your printer, on your mobile phone, and every time you browse Amazon.com. I bring dedication and a commitment to quality to each project I take on.

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Oct 11, 2012|Mobile Applications|$22|Completed
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Portfolio

The Swype Android virtual keyboard, where I was lead android developer
http://www.swype.com

Skills (10)

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Android
Google Android 1.0 Programming Test
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C
Programming with C Test
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C++
Java
JSON
Linux System Administration
Microsoft Visual Studio
MySQL Administration
Network Administration
Perl

Service Description

I provide software architecture and programming. I was Lead Android Developer at Swype, and in my time as lead we shipped over 100 million units to customers including all of the major OEMs in the mobile world. I'm dedicated to software quality and maintainability- my job is not only to write the software you need, but to write it well so you can improve on it in the future. I won't be the cheapest contractor out there, but I am the one who will take the time to make sure the software does what you really want.

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Employment

Swype (bought by Nuance Communications)
Lead Android Developer
2010 - 2012
- Lead development of Swype for the Android platform, shipping 100 million units in 21 months - Implemented Swype 3.0, overhauling the UI and providing an assortment of new features - Headed...
Microsoft
Contact Software Engineer
2010 - 2010
- Maintained the Professional Services Automation module for the Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system. - Work to merge third party software modules into the main AX codebase.
SNAPin Software (bought by Nuance Communications)
Principal Software Engineer
2008 - 2009
- Wrote and maintained Nuance Mobile Care, a cross platform C++ application for mobile phones. - Ported their flagship customer service application, Nuance Mobile Care, to several open and...
Amazon.com
Software Engineer
2005 - 2008
- Wrote and maintained the EBS and RBS Linux based web services in C++. These services were considered tier-1 for availability. - Designed and helped to implement a replacement for Edit Browse...
Hewlett Packard
Firmware Engineer
2001 - 2005
- Wrote and maintained firmware components for All-in-One printer, scanner, copier, fax machines. - Wrote, debugged and successfully certified HP's implementation of the DPS storage to printer...

Education

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Bachellor of Science Computer Engineering
1998 - 2001

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android
Java
mobile
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