I build functional and complex websites that solve problems for organizations. I am a programmer, application developer, systems administrator and project manager rolled up into one package. I've used a wide range of tools and am currently most proficient in the following:
Director of Web Systems, The Canton Group
Baltimore, Maryland | 04/2010 - presentActed as technical lead for all web projects gathering functional requirements and distributing work through team utilizing agile approaches. Implementation of modern techniques throughout process including use of responsive designs, hosted typefaces, cross-browser compatibility, SEO techniques, 508 compliance, accessibility, and utilizing/extending functionality of content management systems such as Drupal and Wordpress for client solutions.
Notable projects include:
Senior Web Developer, Visionmark Communications
Co-founder, Fusion Bay
Baltimore, Maryland | 07/2004 - 12/2012Founded company with a lead focus on application development using Web 2.0 technologies in conjunction with PHP, Cold Fusion, and ASP programming languages. Belief in efficient design through simple user interfaces. Specialize in database creation, optimization, and management; working with CSS to simplify HTML code; and working with API's for popular services including Amazon, Twitter, Best Buy, InfoNow, and Basecamp. Worked with team to create the popular iPhone application Wordabble and wish list website GiftListIt.
Systems Engineer, Affinity Internet
Fort Lauderdale, Florida | 03/2004 - 07/2004Development of internal management systems in PHP and MySQL including:
Monitoring and Outages Administrator, Affinity Internet
Fort Lauderdale, Florida | 04/2003 - 03/2004Responsible for creating, updating, and administrating all internal company websites including intranet, outages system and monitoring system. Primary focus on implementing company-wide monitoring system using Nagios to provide uptime reports and notifications of failure. Extensive use of MySQL databases and development of numerous Nagios plugins using Perl and PHP programming languages.
Dedicated Hosting Administrator, Affinity Internet
Baltimore, Maryland; Fort Lauderdale, Florida | 08/2001 - 04/2003Provided tier 2 technical support to a customer base via telephone and email. Troubleshooting of problems with Windows NT4/2000 Server, RedHat 6.X-7.X, Cobalt RAQ 3/4, and FreeBSD 3/4.X. Responsibilities included: Lead role in creation and maintenance of an abuse team to prevent and detect UBE/UCE Spam, compromised servers, and potential security holes within the network; Availability as an on-call technician to maintain network integrity and solve urgent customer issues as they arise; Resolve all issues escalated by tier 1 support.
Network Technician, Advanced Technologies Support Group, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland | 01/2000 - 08/2001Worked with a team of consultants providing telephone and on-site technical support to clients. Responsibilities included: Network infrastructure development and deployment; router and firewall maintenance; software and hardware troubleshooting; NT4/2000/Novell server administration including dhcp/ip/dns configuration, misc. user maintenance, and Citrix/Terminal services; Client documentation outlining network, server, and workstation configurations.
Awarded 4th place in 1999 Villa Julie College Programming Scholarship CompetitionParkville High School, 1999
Attended the Magnet program for mathematics, science, and computer science