André Burgaud

Professional Summary

Software development manager highly experienced in all stages of design, coding, testing, and delivery of software. Background encompasses law enforcement, telecommunication, education and retail business domains with pragmatic involvement in the following technical areas: web development, distributed environments, security, messaging, networking for software deployed on dedicated UNIX/Linux and Microsoft Windows machines, or cloud platforms.

Technical Skills


SPS Commerce (August 2019 - Present)

Sr. Manager, Development

Manage the web development teams implementing and delivering the SPS Assortment product.

Best Buy (June 2018 - July 2019)

Senior Engineering Manager

Led the team designing and developing the frontend and e-commerce systems powering the online shopping experience of Best Buy customers in Mexico.

Infinite Campus (January 2010 - June 2018)

Software Development Manager

Managed a team of fifteen to twenty software engineers, QA analysts, and software product analysts. Responsible for the development of Infinite Campus products software infrastructure: Front-end, back-end, middleware frameworks and libraries, performance, and security.

Infinite Campus (November 2008 - December 2009)

Lead Software Engineer

Led the development of Infinite Campus infrastructure, messaging systems, synchronization mechanisms and communication with external systems using SIF (Schools Interoperability Framework). Infinite Campus is an advanced student information system (SIS), designed to support all ranges of student data collection within a K12 educational system.

Qwest (March 2008 - November 2008)

Staff Software Development Engineer - Inventory System Team

Managed a team of six full-time employees and 25 contractors (onshore and offshore) building and maintaining the Qwest network inventory systems. Estimated and prepared projects plans. Facilitated interaction, collaboration, and communication with the users, testers, other development teams, and third-party vendors. Provided technical direction and mentoring.

Qwest (February 2001 - February 2008)

Staff Software Development Engineer - Configuration Management Team

Led architecture, design and development of applications dedicated to automating the activation of network switches in support of Qwest ATM, Frame Relay, DSL and Ethernet networks. Gave technical direction and provided mentoring to a team of 5 to 10 developers in an environment allowing fast software evolution to face the frequent releases of new network technologies. Developed solutions relying on Syndesis Netprovision Activator.

RESoft, Inc. (November 2000 - February 2001)

Lead Software Development Engineer

Designed and developed REDocs components. Based on Xpedio, Content Management System from Intranet Solutions (Stellent), REDocs provided customized web-based documentation management for real estate and legal companies.

RCM Technologies, Inc. (August 1999 - November 2000)

Information Technology Consultant

French Gendarmerie Nationale (December 1989 - July 1999)


As a developer in the Network and Telecommunications Department of the headquarter of French Gendarmerie Nationale, was involved in several projects aimed at providing secure, reliable and fast data communication to Gendarmes (Police Officers). Responsibilities included writing specifications, proposing architecture, coding, testing and documenting software. The most significant achievement was a messaging client connected to a private cellular network (RUBIS). This C++ MFC application ran on Windows NT.