About Me

Web Developer with a wide range of industry experience. Focused on high-performance and scalable Web applications using PHP, Zend Framework, and MySQL. Utilize front-end technologies such as standards-based X/HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery. Experienced with full LAMP stack administration and back-end technologies like memcached and some NoSQL storage platforms.

Professional Experience

October 2010 - Present

Web Developer, MySQL.com

Oracle America

  • PHP application development
  • Development of public-facing applications
  • Development of content management applications
  • Server support, maintenance and administration (daily management and monitoring of web servers)
  • Manage application layer of servers (Zend Framework, SVN, APIs, PHP, MySQL)

February 2009 - October 2010

Sr. PHP Developer

BizJournals.com

  • Designed and developed B2B local business directory
  • Maintained cluster of Amazon EC2 instances hosting various Web applications
  • Guided development team in adopting Zend Framework for next generation content platform
  • Presented sessions on proper usage of Subversion and PHPUnit testing

September 2008 - February 2009

Software Engineer

CCG Technologies / Jettis

  • Built pluggable Perl modules to facilitate multiple bank integrations for credit card processing

July 2007 - September 2008

Sr. PHP Developer

Data Tech Ventures

  • Designed and built video platform for delivering episodic content including commercial breaks
  • Shared responsibility with a team maintaining large scale social networking platforms
  • Collaborated a team to build an internal reusable MVC-style framework for future projects
  • Helped design and ultimately took over development of e-commerce solution for selling media files

April 2006 - November 2006

PHP Developer

Livemercial

  • Shared responsibility with a team maintaining large scale guided e-commerce platform
  • Maintained and rebuilt brandable e-commerce and shopping cart platform
  • Managed pluggable PHP modules and scripts for exporting order data from various systems to contracted fulfilment companies

April 2005 - March 2006

Database Manager / Web Developer

Warsaw Community Schools

  • Responsible for maintaining Microsoft SQL Server instances which held vital corporate data
  • Assisted Director of Assessment with gathering statistical data and records into TetraData for analysis
  • Maintained corporate-level Web site written in ColdFusion MX
  • Rebuilt corporate-level Web site using PHP 5, integrating systems from food services and transportation
  • Trained and supported school-level Webmaster volunteers in most day-to-day Website maintenance tasks
  • Played a key role in researching, choosing, and implementing central Web-based Centerpoint student management system
  • Maintained and customized Centerpoint software

June 2004 - March 2005

Support Center Representative

Paragon Medical

  • Performed routine maintenance and software upgrades for company workstations
  • Ran troubleshooting and diagnostics on company network and networked manufacturing equipment
  • Assisted heavily in migration from Novell Netware/GroupWise to Microsoft Active Directory/Exchange
  • Maintained Nortel PBX system
  • Planned and ran Cat5e cable drops across the company facilities for network and telephony communications