Gateway Software Symposium
May 13 - 15, 2011 - St. Louis, MO
So you want to be an Architect
This session is a quick look at all aspects of being a corporate software architect. Whither you are a developer looking to move into the role of architect, needing to have an understanding of what is expected or already in the role of software architect looking for new and interesting ideas, this session is for you.
This session is designed to be a jam session on all aspects of software architecture and many of the roles of software architect. The following subject areas will be covered: - Software Development Process - Project Key Mechanisms: Languages and Frameworks - Security: Threats, Securing Code Review, Adding Security to you process - Layers, Partitions and Topologies - VM Optimizations - Usability and User Experience - Optimizing the Web - Ready for Production: Monitoring - Integration - Data Modeling
About Ken Sipe
Ken has been a practitioner and instructor of RUP since the late 1990s, and an extreme programmer and coach since the middle 2000s. Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies to small startups in the roles of developer, designer, application architect and enterprise architect. Ken's current focus is on enterprise system automation and continuous delivery systems.
Ken is an international speaker on the subject of software engineering speaking at conferences such as JavaOne, JavaZone, Jax-India, and The Strange Loop. He is a regular speaker with NFJS where he is best known for his architecture and security hacking talks. In 2009, Ken was honored by being awarded the JavaOne Rockstar Award at JavaOne in SF, California and the JavaZone Rockstar Award at JavaZone in Oslo, Norway as the top ranked speaker.More About Ken »