Project Highlights

Work History

Education & Certifications

Masters of Business Administration
Certified emphasis in Finance, currently in progress at KU (ETA 12/2016)
Bachelors of Computer Science
Graduate work in Web Technologies, completed at KSU in December 2005
Certified Scrum Master
Scrum Alliance
Certified Yellow Belt
Lean Six Sigma

Skill Set

Experience Advising Executive Level Staff - 6 Years
60%
Management over Creative Resources- 6 Years
60%
Project Management - +4,600 Documented Hours
80%
Management over Technical Resources - 8 Years
80%
Senior Level Software Developer Responsibilities - 10 Years
90%

General

  • Full Stack Developer and Architect using MEAN, LAMP, and Microsoft Technology Stacks.
  • 6 Years of Experience Advising and Presenting to C-Level staff
  • 6 Years of Direct Management over Creative Resources
  • 8 Years of Direct Management over Technical Resources
  • 10 Years of Senior Developer Responsibilities
  • Over 4,600+ hours of documented Project Management Experience

Technologies

  • Node JS
  • Express
  • PHP
  • ASP.Net (Traditional, MVC, Web Services)
  • JavaScript
  • Angular JS
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JQuery
  • DOM
  • Joomla
  • SugarCRM
  • WordPress
  • NOP Commerce
  • Moodle
  • Magento
  • OwnCloud
  • osCommerce
  • Piwik
  • Strong Loop
  • .Net MVC
  • SharePoint
  • Forefront Identity Manager
  • Service Manager 2010
  • EduPoint – Synergy SIS
  • School Messenger
  • Mongo
  • MS-SQL
  • MySQL
  • Access
  • Oracle
  • IIS
  • Windows Server
  • Apache
  • Unix (Debian and Red Hat Distro)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL Server
  • Mongo Server
  • SAS – Data Warehouse
  • Pentaho – Data Warehouse
  • F5 LTM
  • Internal DNS, External DNS, Host File Hacking
  • Netscaler
  • WireShark
  • Experience Developing in a variety of load balanced environments
  • Amazon Web Services
  • VMWare
  • Azure
  • Active Directory
  • Powershell
  • Unix CLI Administration and Security

Project Management and Leadership Style

  • Over 4,600+ hours of documented Project Management Experience.
  • I have served in a management role with direct reports for over 8 years. Including interviews, performance reviews, and in rare cases termination of team members.
  • I have ran interviews of many applicants over my career and am very comfortable assessing technical skill sets.
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has a great section on Management which I found very helpful and one I have tried to model for many years. It guides a manager to genuinely work to help improve your team members and understand their motivations.
  • In terms of style, I have a conversational relaxed form of communication with my team.
  • Experience in both Waterfall and Agile SDLCs, Scrum Master certified

Creative Leadership and Management

  • Aligned all aspects of large enterprise level projects with Corporate Brand Presented multiple creative defenses to executive level staff and large audiences
  • Managed “Design by Committee” approval processes within projected timelines which included multiple executive level members
  • 5+ Years of direct management over creative resources
  • Experienced in all aspects of the creative process, specifically
    • Stake holder interviews
    • User profiles
    • Content audit and analysis
    • Information architecture
    • Wireframes
    • Usability testing
    • Creative concepting
    • Final client design acceptance

Communication Skills

  • Lead all training for the VU-IT Platform, presentations for larges groups (50+ people)
  • 6+ Years of presentation experience with executive staff and large audiences.
  • I have written many SOW’s and managed many RFP’s from the whiteboard phase to awarding the bid.
  • I lead multiple committees which consist of C-Level staff.
  • 8+ years of experience as a customer facing senior developer.

Networking & Security

  • Architected multiple applications which bridged both internal and DMZ”ed networks built with least privileges managed at the SQL Server security level.
  • Architected solutions for scalability, cost effectiveness, performance, and hardware requirements (for example SSL off loading on load balancers opposed to IIS Servers). Managed external and internal DNS, aided in configuration of WAF (F5), and communicated application requirements to the networking staff.
  • PCI-DSS authority for the Blue Valley School District
  • Project Highlight – School Center Authentication Solution