W Stephen Murphy
Experienced software engineer with over 11 years of experience working with enterprise systems, including over 6 years working with mobile applications for both the enterprise and customers.
Lowe's Companies, Mooresville, North Carolina (2007 to Present)
Technical Architect - Mobility (July 2018 to Present)
Software Engineering Consultant - Mobility (August 2016 to July 2018)
Coordinated architecture, design, and development of Lowes' associate order fulfilment app with a distributed team in the US and India.
The app replaced an existing paper process for picking customer's online orders and significantly reduced the time required between placing an order and that order being ready for pickup.
The app was deployed on associate iOS devices utilizing RESTful backend services.
Senior Software Engineer - Mobility (April 2015 to Present)
As a Senior Software Engineer, I act as a technical lead for associate applications, including a mobile point of sale solution.
My responsibilities included performing code reviews, producing incremental application builds during development, and working with a QA team, project manager, and business analysts to ensure that the development team is on-track.
Software Engineer - Store Mobility (March 2014 to April 2015)
In this role, I took on the role of tech lead for the store mobility team developing the Store Employee Mobile App used daily by the associates in each Lowe's store.
Responsibilities included code reviews, conducting technical interviews, estimating project efforts, and managing the Apple developer portal.
Programmer Analyst - Store Mobility (February 2012 to March 2014)
Worked with a team of iOS developers to build and maintain an enterprise mobile application with a large store associate user base.
Designed, developed, and deployed back-end systems to support mobile point-of-sale and store employee facing applications.
Programmer Analyst - Store Solutions Delivery (March 2009 to February 2012)
In this role, I coordinated testing efforts and implemented store-side code changes for a major upgrade of Taxware software for retail tax calculation.
I migrated a business critical order management application to new version of Websphere Application Server.
I continued to research, develop, and release maintenance fixes to production defects across multiple applications.
Programmer - Store Operations (January 2007 to February 2009)
Subject matter expert on a diverse set of front-end and back-end retail systems including pricing, inventory, point-of-sale, scheduling and labor management, timekeeping, and order management systems.
Worked with the IT Support Desk to identify repeatable solutions to common store software issues.
Documented large existing systems to improve knowledge transfer to new team members.
Languages: Swift, Objective-C, Java, Kotlin, C, C++, Shell Script (KSH\Bash), SQL
IDEs: Xcode, Android Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, VSCode
Development Tools: Jenkins, Git, SourceTree
BS Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2006