Scott Dunbar

Executive Level Leadership · Enterprise Architecture and Development · Startup Expert

Professional Summary

A seasoned software engineering professional with extensive experience across the software development spectrum from executive level management to architecture and development. Comfortable with environments from IoT to global cloud-based enterprises. Equally at ease presenting to a board of directors or being hands-on with an engineering team and developing a new feature. Strongly subscribe to the servant leadership style, helping my teams to grow professionally while powering the growth of the company.

Core Technical Competencies

Development Environments

Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, C/C++, SQL, HTML/HTML5, CSS, XML, JSON

Toolkits / Concepts

JavaEE, Tomcat, Wildfly, JBoss, JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, jQuery, Ext JS), Docker, many Java and Python libraries, cross-platform Android/iOS development, AWS and Azure native cloud libraries, AWS tools including Lambda, DynamoDB, EC2, SQS, SNS, RDS, Elastic Beanstalk, and many others, relational, NoSQL, and graph databases, OAuth2 and SAML identity providers, cloud deployed microservices.

Professional Experience

Technical Delivery Manager

Temenos, formerly Avoka

Broomfield, Colorado · July 2017 to present

  • Manage the client services technical team with 30+ local and remote architects, software engineers and quality assurance engineers tasked with delivering AWS deployed end-user facing solutions for the financial technology industry.
  • Determine resource allocation and budgeting, with customer interaction as needed on all aspects of development, ensuring the timely and quality customer deliveries.
  • Created the CI/CD environment based on Jenkins with Docker workers to provide automated testing and delivery of front end and back end components.
  • Act as an engineering resource as required to help teams overcome obstacles and maintain delivery schedules. Development work is done in Java, JavaScript, and Python.

Senior Staff Software Engineer


Westminster, Colorado · October 2015 to July 2017

  • Senior member of the Geospatial Big Data (GBDX) team creating systems that use image recognition with machine learning in AWS and allows customers access to geospatial data.
  • Extensive involvement in the design, architecture, and implementation of the highly distributed microservice architecture, hosted on AWS and coded in Java and Python.

V.P. of Engineering

GutCheck - produces qualitative and quantitative research tools

Denver, Colorado · February 2010 to September 2015

  • A founding member of GutCheck, leading the architecture, development, and growth of the GutCheck product and company.
  • Involved in everything from requirements gathering to customer support, producing an AWS cloud hosted market research tool.
  • Built the engineering team from myself to 18 engineers including hire/fire, performance reviews, budget, delivery planning, sprint management and product management.

Director of Sofware Engineering

Skyetek, Inc - RFID hardware and software provider

Westminster, Colorado · August 2008 to February 2010

  • Managed the software team including delivery planning, schedules, hiring and performance reviews.
  • Instrumental in creating a scalable, fault tolerant, and cluster capable SaaS-based architecture that was able to scale to millions of RFID tag read events and thousands of users.
  • Changed the existing dedicated server configuration saving the company nearly $50,000/year.

Director of Engineering

SpireLine Systems (formerly Patron Systems) - public safety industry software provider

Boulder, Colorado · August 2006 to August 2008

  • Responsible for the architecture and contributed extensively to the development of the new SaaS product line that was capable of connected and disconnected operation.
  • Frequent interaction with customers to prioritize the development backlog.


Co-author of BEA WebLogic Platform 7, a fast-paced introduction to the WebLogic Platform. The focus of this book is to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the WebLogic Platform 7.0 product and how you can leverage its capabilities and features to create, configure, manage, and monitor an optimal operational environment for your J2EE applications.


Co-inventor on U.S. patent 7451477 which is a system and method of authorization comprising associating at least one role with a resource, associating at least one capability with the at least one role, and determining whether to permit a resource operation based on the at least one capability.


Bradley University

B.S in Computer Science

Peoria, Illinois