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Len Holness

Staff Software Engineer

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Len brings extensive experience as a software engineer specializing in healthcare technology solutions. With a deep understanding of the SDLC and a proven track record of successful project delivery, Len is adept at designing, implementing, and integrating software solutions to meet the unique needs of healthcare organizations. His ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with stakeholders ensures the timely delivery of high-quality products and services.

Accomplishments and KPIs
  • Expert knowledge in healthcare software development, specializing in medical imaging and PACS/RIS systems.

  • Proficient in all phases of the SDLC, from analysis and design to development and documentation.

  • Skilled at troubleshooting customer and third-party vendor issues, resolving them in a timely manner.

  • Experienced in designing and implementing software solutions for enterprise image viewers and medical image collaboration platforms.

  • Recognized as a subject matter expert (SME) for healthcare software products and services.

  • Strong leadership skills, with experience acting as a lead engineer and contributing to architecture and process definition.

  • Proven ability to improve operational efficiency and user experience through UI redesign and feature enhancements.

  • Extensive experience in integrating third-party tools and services into healthcare software platforms.

  • Effective communicator and team player, able to collaborate across departments and functions to achieve project goals.

Work Experience

KIOXIA America Staff Software Engineer June 2023 to January 2024

  • Contributed to the Software-Enabled Flash (SEF) project, organizing the adoption and integration of source formatting and static analyzer tools.

Merative Software Developer July 2022 to February 2023

  • Designed and implemented server-side hanging protocol management service for enterprise image viewers, enabling collaborative image review.

  • Redesigned hanging protocol study presentation feature to improve efficiency and performance.

IBM Watson Health Imaging Software Developer October 2019 to June 2022

  • Introduced rules syntax to hanging protocol definitions, improving flexibility and ease of use.

  • Implemented mechanism for serialization/deserialization of hanging protocol definitions, reducing development time and errors.

IBM Watson Health Senior Software Engineer 2016 to October 2019

  • Redesigned Electronic Requisition user interface, improving radiologist efficiency.

  • Played a key role in the conversion of Unity PACS Reading station from 32-bit to 64-bit software, completing the project ahead of schedule.

  • Rewrote report editor feature to streamline clinical report creation process for radiologists.

DR Systems Inc Senior Software Engineer 2006 to 2016

  • Designed and implemented Smart Form scan feature to increase efficiency of front office medical staff.

  • Developed reading stations' capability to integrate with multiple speech recognition and microphone providers.

Tyco Fire & Security Senior Software Engineer 2003 to 2006

  • Led project releases for security DVR systems, ensuring timely delivery of product updates.

Skydesk Inc. Principal Software Engineer 1997 to 2002

  • Acted as UI designer for online backup product, designing a user-friendly interface for managing backup and restoration processes.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: Remote, Hybrid, and On-site roles

  • Compensation: Competitive salary based on role and responsibilities

  • Position Seeking: Senior Software Engineer, Lead Engineer, or similar roles.

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer ScienceUniversity of California - San Diego, CA

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