Benjamin Pirih


Certified “Cloud Computing” application/integration developer with experience in delivering solutions that exceed customer’s expectations. Expert in system and process design with a focus on implementing customizations and integrations and using Apex, Visualforce, API, and the Ajax toolkit. Explicit understanding of the platform capabilities and performance limitations with a focus on developing robust customizations and reusable frameworks. Demonstrated experience in translating business process and workflow into system requirements which are implemented in high performing secure applications. Passionate about delivering exceptional solutions on the platform using the best design/implementation practices to drive communication/knowledge in both social and business networks.

Masters of Science in Computer Science California State University Fullerton
Bachelor Science in Computer Science Option Math/Science, Minor in Mathematics California State University Chico

Programming Languages:
Apex, Visualforce, JavaScript, jQuey, Ajax, Java, .NET 1-3, C#,, VB6, C++, COM+,, ASP, HTML, T-SQL, SOQL, ADO.NET, VBScript, HTML, CSS, XHTML, XML, XSL, WSE, Crystal Reports, MS Reporting Services

Computer Software:
Eclipse, Visual, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Team Foundation Server, Visual Source Safe, Subversion, ANT, IIS, ISA, Exchange Server 200x, Apache, Crystal Reports, SSIS.
Network Skills:
LANS and WANS, Network protocols, TCP/IP applications (i.e. FTP, DNS), TCP/IP routing and subnets, SMTP, SNMP, Frame Relay, Active Directory, Firewall and intrusion detection systems, Security Oriented.

04/01/2008 – Present
Kaiser Permanente
Senior Project Manager / Integration Architect

Kaiser Permanente is America's leading integrated health-care organization. Customized to consolidate sales management on a national level to allow for a common view of sales and account-management information across the eight regions in which the organization operates. Participated in all aspects of the software development life cycle adopting an Agile methodology to allow for rapid delivery of high-quality software. Responsible for the design, development and support of customizations and integrations on the platform. Developed customizations using Apex, Visualforce, Ajax toolkit and the API which automated existing business workflow to streamline business processes. Worked with multiple departments to develop a Service Oriented Architecture using Apex Web Services and callouts to integrate the platform with other systems. Implemented a SQL Database to support ETL operations from and other systems / data sources. Performed multiple data migrations / conversion activities and created repots to support business needs. Participated in project elaborations, gathering of requirements, prototyping examples, developing and testing of code/configuration and deployment of changes to production system. Conducted code reviews and established standards to ensure that the delivered code was of high-quality. Worked with third party vendors such as Google,, Informatica, Dreamfactory, CRMfusion, ExactTarget, VerticleResponse, ConagMerge, ZoomInfo, Lexus/Nexus and various others application providers. Applied configuration and release management processes to ensure the stability and correctness of production environments. Participated in complete software development life-cycle and enhanced software adaption while ensuring execution of business requirements.

11/1/2005 – 04/1/2008
LoopNet Inc.
Sr. Software Developer / CRM Application Manager is the largest commercial real estate listing service online which supports over 4 million registered users and 3.5 million unique visitors per month. Configured and supported all aspects of the application to support business requirements from inception to production. Created configurations to automate sales / customer management and many internal functions. Integrated with LoopNet’s .Net application to perform customer and sales management synchronization using the API and the Ajax tool kit. Developed custom code for to support business processes using C#,, JavaScript meeting desired marketing and sales automations. Performed the initial data migration and constructed multiple ELT process to integrate multiple data streams. Worked directly with high volume systems which required robust efficient asynchronous code and transactional functions. Performed database and query optimizations to ensure systems and applications performed optimally. Authored requirement documentation, elicited design specifications, and worked in every aspect of software development life cycle. Provided defect and enhancements to codebase with VS.Net 200x and .Net 1-3, C#, MSMQ, XML based Web Services, SQL, ASP, VB6, COM+. 8/1/2005 – 11/1/2005 Wave Imaging Corp. Software Engineer Designed and developed software application under the lead of the software architect. Tasks included the development of system and web services and applications for use in automation and reporting tasks. C#,,, SQL, and Workflow technologies. Creation of requirements specifications, design implementation, and testing plan documents.

11/1/2004 – 8/1/2005
El Monte Police Dept.
Software Engineer

Developed web based applications for Internal Affairs Department and Human Resources. Was responsible for the planning and implementation of form based tracking software using, C#, and SQL server. Developed human resources applications that centralizes employee information and provides emergency contact information. Created an Internal Affairs application that handles case management and reporting. Performed requirements elicitation and routinely coordinated with department staff and supervisors to gain a detailed understand of the internal affair process and software needs.

11/4/02 – 8/1/2005
Starfish Applications
Software Engineer

Conceived, designed and implemented web applications for clients using,, C#, and running on a MS SQL server data store. Installed and managed Microsoft Server 2003, ISA, FTP, and Mail server. Responsible for the daily network administrator duties which include: daily backup, maintenance, and monitoring of servers, maintaining and enhancing the company’s intranet and website, Supporting Windows/Macintosh client machines and peripherals, supporting mail server and ftp services, managing system and file permissions, development of online forms based applications using visual, maintenance of existing applications.
Performed Services for the following Organizations:
  • Century 21 Adams & Barnes, Donna Baker
  • Remax Reality, Roger Felix
  • Silicon Valley Shelving & Equipment
  • City of El Monte
  • City of San Bernardino
  • Elite Fitness Boot Camp
  • Temple City Convalescent Hospital
  • De Benedictis of Los Angeles
  • Garvey Roofing Corporation
  • Nelson Clothing and Accessories Inc.

To whom it may concern:

Thank you for considering me as an applicant for employment with your organization. The power of technologies/applications has driven my curiosity and made me passionate about, not only technology, but the fundamental principles that make our information based economy possible. I have obtained an undergraduate degree from California State University Chico (May 2002) in Computer Science, option Math/Science, and a minor in Mathematics. I have also recently completed my Masters in Computer Science at California State University Fullerton (May 2007). My education has provided me with the skills ands knowledge that will ensure my success in the information technology market.

I am an advocate of the cloud computing platform as it provides robust functionality that can be delivered in a reduced timeline when compared to alternative platforms/technologies. The platform has allowed me to deliver great value to my customers and an exciting opportunity to meet business requirements. I have attended the last four Dreamforce conventions and am highly involved in the community. The additions to the platform such as sites and chatter provide exciting possibilities for new functionality and applications.

I am seeking a position where I can push my technical skills to the next level and deliver solutions that can reshape the way individuals communicate and conduct business. With my knowledge of computing theory and languages, I hope to be a valuable asset to your organization. My enthusiasm for technology has allowed me to become proficient with many different software/hardware systems and languages. I consider myself to be a very adapt learner and enjoy working as a team member to accomplish a common goal. My past work experiences displays that I am a competent leader which can globalize project demands while achieving incremental development milestones. I excel in business process workflow and have the personal skills to communicate requirements with both clients and fellow staff. I am a person who accomplishes goals with systematic process and strongly believe in the software development lifecycle which provides a proactive quality assurance. I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you further my qualifications and how I can best assist your organization. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely, Benjamin Pirih