James Canniff

Mr. James D. Canniff is the CFO of Remote Sensing Solutions, Inc. In this capacity he performs the Controllership responsibilities of the company, including the preparation of financial statements, assistance with proposals and budgets, and the negotiation and administration of corporate contracts.

Mr. Canniff also assists with Product Development. He has been designing and developing complex software systems in varying capacities for the past several years. He has been instrumental in designing, deploying, supporting and training users of these systems for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. His expertise in designing and constructing user interfaces coupled with extensive experience in user requirements gathering and business systems analysis has lead to the successful deployment of many web-based applications. Mr. Canniff holds a MBA from Babson College and a BS in Accounting from Providence College.

Mr. Canniff joined RSS to collaborate on the initial development of the Storm Analyzer System built for NOAA NESDIS/ORA. Mr. Canniff designed and produced the user interface for this system, which included determining an appropriate architecture and creating logical and visual components using Java technology. Prior to joining RSS, Mr. Canniff worked for Widax Corporation as a software engineer designing an advanced network data management system for a wireless internet base station system driving the development of the IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX) standard. He has also worked as an electronic commerce consultant to Fortune 500 companies. As a team member in these consultative roles, he devised and built web-based systems such as: call center applications, knowledge management systems, global expatriate human resources systems and marketplace exchange solutions, to name a few.

Major technical experience/capabilities:

  • Web-based user interface design
  • Java user interface and component development
  • Requirements gathering / business analysis
  • Developing requirements and systems documentation
  • Supporting and training end users