Samantha Luber

Technology Leader & Software Engineer
Denver, Colorado

+1 414 220 0791
I’m a Senior Engineering Manager with significant crossover with the Software Architect and Senior Software Developer roles within my organization. As a technical leader with an extensive software engineering background of working in individual contributor roles across a variety of programming languages, technology stacks, and software application layers, I leverage both my diverse experience and strong passion for solving hard problems everyday in my work with a consistent track record of being highly successful in doing so.

Work Experience


Senior Engineering Manager

Jun 2020 - Current
  • Leader of ADT Cloud Services team that oversees 3 agile teams (made of 5-8 software developers each), 5 team leads as direct reports, and an organization of 17 engineers and 1 agile lead.
  • In addition to people and project management, I am the primary architect of the software services my team is responsible for. I also backfill as a senior software developer as needed to support my team in delivering our goals on time and with high quality.
  • I also work closely with our partners on the mobile, QA, and external partner/provider teams and ensure alignment of roadmap, technical requirements & specifications, and product deliverables.


Senior Software Engineer

Jul 2019 - Jul 2020

Senior C++ software developer on the Beatport Link SDK team building secure cross-platform LINK integrations for DJ software and hardware partners (developed novel audio media file management system for providing subscription-based access to music catalogs securely via both web streaming and direct audio playback from locally downloaded encrypted media files that are license-restricted in order to decrypt on read)


Senior Software Engineer

Oct 2018 - Sep 2019

Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead working on next generation of Smartcrypt SDK in C#, Java, and C++ flavors and provides turn-key data encryption & archival functionality and integrates seamlessly with the PKWARE product suite of data & security solutions.


Senior Software Engineer

Dec 2017 - Nov 2018

Audio processing and broadcasting software development. Developed distributed media processing, audio transcoding, and storage solution based on java, netty, and Google Cloud Platform technology stack. Implemented FLAC, MP3, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-dash coders from spec as part of an initiative to build a digital radio technology platform.

Pivotal Labs

Software Engineering Consultant

Jan 2017 - Jul 2017

Full Stack software development work for Ford Smart Mobility division working in Java / Spring, AngularJS, TypeScript, and Python


Software Engineer II

Aug 2012 - Nov 2016
  • Software Development Engineer II on Skype Calling team (2016)
  • Research Software Development Engineer II in Microsoft Research Systems & Networking group (2015-2016)
  • Software Engineer II on Lync Real-Time Media & Skype Media Server Processing team (2013-2015)
  • Software Engineer in Test on Windows Shell (Search View Control) team (2012-2013)


Cocoa Camp Attendee

Aug 2011 - Aug 2011

iOS application development


Software Engineer in Test Intern

May 2011 - Aug 2011

SDET intern on Windows User Experience Search-View-Command Team

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer Intern

May 2010 - Oct 2010

Software Engineer intern in TelePresence Business Unit


CppCon Conference

Steering Committee & Track Host

Oct 2015 - Current

University of Michigan Engineering HAIL Interviewer

Alum Interviewer

Sep 2017 - Jun 2022
  • Conducted interviews of Michigan Engineering prospective students and reported applicant evaluations to college admissions committee


University of Southern California

Master of Science - MS, Computer Science

Aug 2012 - May 2016
  • TEAMCORE Research Group - Directed Graduate Research work under supervision of Dr. Milind Tambe focusing on game theory for security applications in transit system fare enforcement patrol strategies
  • Specialization in Multimedia Storage and Transport Systems Design
  • Graduate coursework in Database Design, Engineering Project Management, Computer Security

University of Michigan

Bachelor of Science Engineering, Computer Engineering

Sep 2009 - Aug 2012
  • Michigan Student AI Lab President
  • Phi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority
  • Michigan Solar Car
  • International Programs in Engineering
  • Society of Women Engineers

Technische Universität Berlin

Summer Research Program, Computer Engineering, German

2012 - 2012
  • Advanced German coursework
  • Summer Research Program building custom digital tuner microcontroller (PCB design and assembly, embedded software development work)


  • C++ 11/17/20+, C, Visual C++
  • C#
  • Java 11+
  • Ruby
  • Python
  • Engineering Management & Technical Project/Team Leadership
  • Unified Communications & Telecommunications (Multimedia Conferencing & Signaling, Real-Time Media Processing and Transport, Audio/Video Codecs, H.264/H.265, WebRTC, Communication Protocols, SIP, RTP/RTCP)
  • Distributed Systems (Distributed transactions, file systems, media processing)
  • Artificial Intelligence: Intelligent Agents & Systems (Schedule Strategies for Real-Time Coordinated Planning in Distributed Multi-Agent Systems, Game Theory for Security)
  • Software Engineering Development and Testing
  • Software Architecture and Systems Design (database schema and data structures, API contracts, serverless functions, backend services, infrastructure and configuration management, cloud-hosted platforms, microservices)
  • Technical Project Management
  • Agile Methodologies (Certified Scum Master)
  • CI/CD Pipelines (Terraform, Jenkins, GitLab)
  • Technical Communication (Software documentation, requirements specifications, architecture design drawings, tech talks and presentations for non-technical audiences)
  • Test Driven Development
  • Automated Software Test Frameworks
  • Mobile Application Development (iOS Development in Objective C, Android Development experience in Java/Kotlin)
  • Embedded Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Win32 API
  • Linux (Arch, Kali, Ubuntu, etc.)
  • AWS (EC2, EKS, Lambda, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, Neptune, API Gateway, SQS Queue, Timeseries, Parameter Store)
  • GCP (Cloud Run, Cloud Build, Cloud Functions v2, Pub/Sub, Firebase, Firestore, GKE, Actions on Google, Smart Device Management API, Apigee X, API Gateway, Spanner, BigQuery, BigTable, Postgres)
  • Spring Framework (Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring MVC, Spring GraphQL)
  • Software Consulting (Pair Programming, Project Management, Software Architecture Design and Development, Candidate Screening/Interviewing for Technical Roles, Agile Coaching)
  • Music Technology (Audio programming experience in C++)