Richie Sevrinsky

Nachal Shimshon 7/2
Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel
(054) 576-8031

Languages: Python, Java, Perl, Golang, C++, C, XML/XSLT, SQL, PHP, CGI, HTML, JavaScript, Shell/Bash, Tcl/Tk, SOAP, PL/I
Operating Systems: Linux (Ubuntu/Centos/Alpine), UNIX (Solaris/AIX/HP-UX), Windows, CICS
Database Systems: sqlite, Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB
System Software: Docker, Kubernetes, Apache, NGINX, git, SSH, Tomcat, Ant
2005 - Present F5 Networks, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Led development team for Web Application Firewall (WAF) management layer, responsible for security policy configuration and compilation
  • Designed and implemented user-facing REST API for WAF configuration, written in Perl
  • Designed and developed CI/CD pipelines to build, deploy and orchestrate WAF module containers
  • Developed on-box logging and log retrieval for traffic data and security events
  • Devised and implemented method to secure WSDL and XML Schema documents (Patent 9558164)
2003 - Present Mercury Interactive (now HP), Yehud, Israel
  • Developed and maintained front-end interface (JSP, HTML, Javascript) and back-end engine (J2EE) of Mercury Application Management Analytics, a custom reporting and graphing tool. Provided quick turnaround for release deadline
  • Designed and developed Custom Image View and corresponding administration for Business Availability Center Dashboard, using Struts, JSP, Javascript, and EJB
  • Implemented unified indicator JSP tags for Business Availability Center Dashboard, utilizing JSTL and EL
  • Optimized Ant build scripts, achieving 8x improved performance
2003 (now eBay), Netanya, Israel
  • Designed and developed Channel Page system and administrative tool, using Perl and Mason
2001 - 2002 Amdocs, Jerusalem/Ra'anana, Israel
  • Enhanced functionality of Order Management System, including filtering capabilities and business process analysis
  • Maintained various components of a Customer Care & Billing package for Digifone (Ireland)
  • Designed Cellular Equipment Inventory subsystem for Bell Mobility (Canada)
2000 - 2001 Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
  • Coordinated and developed intranet portal for Technology Professional Services department
  • Developed various web applications for New Associate Program, including schedule planner and employee message board
1998 - 2000 The Associated Press, New York, NY
  • Responsible for all application and system development project coordination
  • Led project to convert primary web site ( to extensible object-oriented Perl modules from proprietary Informix template language
  • Initiated and created multi-tiered caching system for web server cluster
  • Designed and developed all application code for APMoneyWire, a financial site, including stock quotes, feature packages, and custom-generated graphs and tables
1997 - 1998 Jupiter Communications, New York, NY
  • Designed and implemented content publication system, with web account database, account editor and mailing list application in Java
  • Developed site-wide search engine
  • Developed and implemented various NSAPI plug-ins, running under Netscape Enterprise Server
1995 - 1997 Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Designed, developed, and maintained applications and system software for Clinical Information Systems
LANGUAGES: Hebrew - Fluent
English - Mother tongue

B.S., Cum Laude, Computer and Information Science
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, January 1994

Related coursework included Microcomputer Design, Operating Systems, File Processing, Data Structures, Project Management, and Theoretical Computer Science