Resume | Sean O'Brien



An accomplished Software Engineer and Web Developer specializing in object-oriented design and analysis with extensive experience in the full life cycle of the software design process including requirements definition, prototyping, proof of concept, design, interface implementation, and maintenance.


Possess expertise in Object-Oriented Analysis/Design and Java Development, skilled at progressing from problem statement to well-documented designs.

  • Knowledge of Java with experience progressing through the latest version
  • Analytical thinker that consistently resolves ongoing issues or defects, often called upon to consult on problems that have eluded resolution by others


HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSP, JSTL, Java, jQuery
Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera
Eclipse, PuTTY, WinSCP, Photoshop


Software Engineer

December 2014 - Present

Senior Web Developer

Fort Washington, PA 19034
November 2014 - December 2014

Senior Web Developer

King of Prussia, PA 19406
April 2012 - November 2014
Dick's Sporting Goods
Ace Hardware

Manager, Interface Engineer

North Wales, PA 19454
June 2011 - April 2012
Hertz Gold Plus Rewards
  • Implemented content and design changes
Campbell's Soup
  • Implemented new design
  • Implemented jQuery carousel
Adams Natural Peanut Butter
Laura Scudder's Natural Peanut Butter
Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter
  • Implemented content and design changes

Java Web Developer

Philadelphia, PA 19109
September 2010 - June 2011
  • Leading the effort to provide languages to the platform
  • Provide support and updates for existing functionality.
  • Evaluate and fix production issues.

Senior Web Developer

King of Prussia, PA 19406
October 2007 - September 2010
Next Generation Platform
  • Creating HTML / CSS foundation to be used across all stores
  • Leading team focus groups discussing best coding strategies and practices
  • Collaborating with various teams meeting and setting expectations on daily tasks
  • Lead Developer
  • Implemented redesign
  • Updated table-based layout to use semantic HTML and CSS style sheets
  • Managed partner expectations
  • Provided support throughout QA process
Palm Store
  • Lead Developer
  • Implemented multi-phase redesign
  • Updated table-based layout to use semantic HTML and CSS style sheets
  • Managed partner expectations
  • Provided support throughout QA process
  • Provided 2-week warranty support after launch
Bam Stores
  • Helped develop and launch new store
Nickelodeon Shop
  • Lead Developer
  • Implemented redesign
  • Updated table-based layout to use semantic HTML and CSS style sheets
Charlotte Russe
  • Lead Developer
  • Implemented second phase of redesign

Web Developer II

Blue Bell, PA
June 2007 - October 2007
Small Projects
  • Implemented minor changes to partner web sites
  • Provided HTML Updates
  • Provided CSS Updates
  • Provided Image Updates

Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA
December 2000 - June 2007
Video Content / The Fan™
  • Lead Developer
  • Interfaced with thePlatform (a data workflow application) to manage video metadata
  • Constructed a data structure that the The Fan™ Flash application can interpret and display to users
  • Prototyped ideas to improve the processes that the video content team uses to manage video metadata and workflow
  • Provided tools to enhance productivity
Data Feed Processor
  • Developed components to gather data from providers
  • Processed stored data with templates created with the Jamon framework to generate static content for the portal
  • Supporting member of team
Supporting Processes
  • Tested, debugged, and maintained the portal
  • Provided documentation in code
  • Provided documentation and instructions for tools
  • Tested performance and compatibility across multiple browsers
  • Updated design and content as needed
  • Interacted with multiple teams to complete projects


Ally O'Brien

O'Brien Family Tree Service

Debra S. Bell

RCMA Online - has since been restyled

Blessen & Jolly's Wedding Site - No longer active

  • Semantic HTML
  • Validated with HTML validator
  • Styled with CSS
  • Screen reader friendly


Computer Learning Center
Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Graduated September 2000
  • Computer and Internet Programming
Montgomery County Community College
Blue Bell, PA
  • September 1997 - May 1999
  • Courses in Business Administration