Edward Wong

Fort Collins, CO · wong.eddiek@gmail.com

I am a software developer with a high motivation to succeed and exceptional work ethics. Previously a senior level professional with 12 years of experience in the retirement plan industry working with a premier benefits consultant firm. I possess extensive prior professional experience with operations, system administration, and project management, along with newly acquired software development skills and an unending passion and curiosity for learning, I look to become a valuable asset in a development team.

Software Development Skills & Tools

Languages
  • Haskell
  • JavaScript
  • NodeJS
  • Ruby
  • Python
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • SASS
Frameworks
  • JQuery
  • Rails
  • Bootstrap
Tools & Others
  • SQL · NoSQL · Crystal Reports · Microsoft Access
  • Git · UNIX Command Line
  • Sketch · InVision
  • Cloud Web Services: AWS · Heroku
  • Data Structures and Algorithms · Test-Driven Development · Agile Software Development

Career Experience

Director of Systems and Implementations

Chernoff Diamond & Co, LLC
Uniondale, NY

Led and managed the Retirement Plan Operations team to succeed in the following functions:

End–to–end project management of retirement plan conversions for over 200 clients. Project scopes include transition of existing retirement plans for new clients as well as implementation of new retirement plans for new and existing clients. Transition of retirement plans include data migration and conversion of plan and participant account records.

System administration, configuration, and support of our critical business software systems for daily business operations, including Schwab RT, Relius Government Forms, Relius Administration. The software systems support and operate over 200 client retirement plans, over 50,000 participant accounts, and millions of participant financial and account records.

Management of technical business reporting tools, including Crystal Reports and Access Database. Development and deployment of various retirement plan and business reporting to ensure maximum operating efficiency.

Management, maintenance, and support for our brokerage and custodial platform operations as well as various internal operating functions. Development and implementation of various business operation procedures and protocols.

June 2005 - June 2017

Education

Array School of Technology and Design

Cheyenne, WY
Full-Stack Web Development
2017

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Economics
2001 - 2005

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY
Computer Science/Information Technology
2000 - 2001

Other Skills

  • Experienced in team leadership and project management.
  • Exceptional abilities to lead team and manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Highly self-motivated, with exemplary organization and time–management skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking and logical problem solving abilities, and outstanding capability to think outside the box.
  • Extensive knowledge of critical business systems and software, including Schwab RT Recordkeeping system, Relius Administration, Relius Government Forms, and Crystal Reports.
  • Fluent in Chinese – Cantonese and Mandarin dialects.

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