Ben W. Rim

Technical Leadership & Architecture
People & Program Management

My name is Ben and I'm a seasoned software engineering leader with about 10 years of progressive experience in the tech sector. Recognized for guiding strategic technology innovation and transformation, I have successfully managed cross-functional teams, optimized software development processes, and executed large-scale digital migrations. My expertise encompasses a broad spectrum, from hands-on software development using cutting-edge technologies to high-level managerial roles, fostering collaboration and innovation. With a proven track record in driving digital transformation, architecting scalable solutions, and ensuring operational excellence, I am passionate about leveraging technology to deliver business value.


Director of Software Engineering

United Real Estate Group | Austin, TX
Jan 2021 - Present
  • Led the technology team with hands-on involvement in technical projects and architectural decisions.
  • Oversaw the development and implementation of key projects, ensuring high technical standards and successful third-party integrations.
  • Provided technical mentorship, led code reviews, and architectural discussions, promoting best practices and technical excellence.

Software Engineering Manager

United Real Estate Group | Austin, TX
Sep 2018 - Jan 2021
  • Led the translation from monolithic applications to microservices architecture and spearheaded the Azure cloud migration.
  • Led multiple dynamic teams (one off-shore); ensured synchronized, timely deliverables.
  • Managed RESTful API and API gateway development and data integration, enhancing system efficiency.
  • Spearheaded team-building initiatives, focusing on strategic hiring, effective reorganization, and retention, cultivating a high-performing engineering team.

Lead Software Engineer

United Real Estate Group | Austin, TX
Aug 2015 - Sep 2018
  • Acted as Scrum Master, leading a team of developers to deliver software projects efficiently using Agile practices.
  • Spearheaded the development of a subscription-based C# .NET Drag & Drop CMS, widely adopted by Real Estate Agents for creating customized websites.
  • Integrated multiple data sources into a centralized system using SSIS, C# .NET, enhancing data accessibility and system efficiency.

Web Developer

Millennium Group | Austin, TX
April 2014 - July 2015
  • Participated in Full-stack Web development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, MVC, C#, ASP.NET, Entity Framework, and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Implemented SEO best practices to improve website visibility and user engagement.
  • Collaborated with clients to analyze organizational needs, translating business requirements into effective web solutions.

System Technician

World Wide Technology (Dell AMC) | Round Rock, TX
October 2013 - March 2014
  • Managed imaging and configuration of hardware, focusing on quality assurance and system integration.
  • Conducted detailed audits and maintained documentation, ensuring adherence to project requirements.
  • Led training for technicians in system imaging, BIOS configuration, and troubleshooting.

Education & Certifications

Master of Business Administration

Texas State University | Aug 2017 - Dec 2019

Bachelor of Engineering | Computer Networks & Telecommunications

National Institute Of Applied Science And Technology (INSAT) | Sept 2008 - Jul 2013

Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Alliance | Issued Dec. 2017

Technical Strengths

  • Microsoft Azure
  • C#
  • .NET and .NET Core/Framework
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • ReactJs
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • T-SQL
  • SSIS
  • ETL
  • RESTful APIs
  • SAML
  • JWT
  • Microservices
  • CI/CD

Leadership and Soft Skills

  • Strategic Vision
  • Project Management
  • Code Review
  • Budget Management
  • Hands-on technical expertise
  • Effective resource allocation
  • Data-driven technical strategic decision-making
  • Development project leadership and supervision
  • Integration management with third-party vendors
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • IT Service Management
  • Team Leadership & Development
  • Recruitment & Talent Management
  • Operational Efficiency & Process Improvement
  • Enterprise Agility
  • Change Management

Contact Me

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