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Summary of Qualifications

I have been developing software professionally for about thirteen years. My experiences include large and small-scale web development, database design and maintenance, and systems administration. I also have extensive CMS and globalization experience. I am a strong believer in web standards, process, and organization. I specialize in LAMP development, but am also capable with Ruby on Rails.

Programming Languages

PHP, Ruby on Rails, CSS, jQuery, C/C++, Java, Bash

Favorite Gems

OAuth, Twitter, Koala, Capybara, Cucumber, Dalli, Websocket-rails


MySQL, MSSQL, Memcache, Couchbase, Access, XML, Custom

Favorite Tools

TextMate, Vim, Enterprise Architect, Zend Studio, Visual Studio, Eclipse, Photoshop, CVS, SVN, Git.

Operating Systems

OSX, Ubuntu, Slackware, Redhat, Fedora, DOS through Windows 7, Windows Server

System Administration

VMWare, Apache, Sendmail, SpamAssassin, Bind, iptables, Asterisk PBX, IIS, SSH

Proficient With Rails, Zend Framework, PHP Fusebox, Unity3D, MVC, SEO, TYPO3, Drupal, Wordpress


Professional Experience

Engineer #1 ( August 2011 - March 2012 ) Viralheat Responsibilities:

  • Design/Architecture of new product features

  • Rails Developer
  • Scrum master

  • Database administrator

  • System administrator

IT Engineer ( July ’07 – August 2011 )

  • Rollout of to over 10 countries
  • Typo3 CMS Administrator

  • Design/Architecture of web applications

  • Lamp Developer
  • Release management
  • Scrum master

  • Development team lead

  • Database administrator

  • System administrator

Manager of IT (May '06 – June '07) Wallrich Landi Responsibilities:

  • Developed websites for corporate clients
  • Maintained staging and development servers and backup equipment
  • Provided on-site support for all systems.

IT Consultant (Jan '04 – May '06) Two years self-employment experience doing IT consulting.

  • Developed a mortgage amortization calculator for NetTeam,Inc.
  • Designed and deployed network infrastructure

Programmer/Database Administrator (Sep '99 – May '06) CWNet

  • Migrated entire ISP customer database from a proprietary DBase accounting system to MSSQL.
  • Developed dialup, email, DSL, and other fully-automated signup systems.
  • Developed a proprietary accounting system.
  • Created utilities in C++ that could poll data from proprietary phone equipment.
  • Tripled sales by automating sales processes and services

Education Studied Computer Science at Sacramento State University From 2000 to 2004