Why I Do This

I love collaborating with teams that thrive on solving complex business problems and have fun doing it. I hone my skills in object-oriented PHP by day, and enjoy a binge session of Game of Thrones by night. If I sound like someone you'd enjoy working with, let me know.

What I've Done

The Atom Group
August 2012 - Present
Software Architect
Portsmouth, NH
  • Built open-source development team of six developers up from two, expanding ATOM’s software development offerings significantly
  • Implemented new technical interview process and interviewed all developer candidates
  • Co-authored curriculum used in developer training program
  • Managed a 4 developer team in a year long, custom-built CMS and Ecommerce platform development project
  • Lead team in migrating arcade game network infrastructure to an Amazon AWS VPC infrastructure
  • Managed ATOM's longest-standing maintenance client
  • Integrated modern technologies and practices; Laravel, Vue.js, GitHub, NGiNX, PSR-2/4, Composer, Vagrant, etc
Server Management
  • Implemented devops process streamlining onboarding and maintenance, eliminating development environment discrepancies
  • Setup load-balanced, highly scalable infrastructure with Redis caching, zone and region failover, and distributed database performance tested at 1,000 requests per second
  • Maintained all infrastructure including: Trac, SVN, Git, LAMP servers, mediawiki, and AWS infrastructure
  • Setup and deployed over 40 production servers for various clients, including highly scalable and available environments using CloudFront, ELB, SES, S3, VPC, MongoDB, Redis, Node.js, NGiNX, and PHP-FPM
  • Setup environments which passed rigorous penetration testing
Software Development
  • Lead projects for EMC, Ben and Jerry’s, Progressive, Popular Community Bank, Zenimax, and others, including $100K+ budgets
  • Wrote many project specifications through consulting with clients in various business verticals
  • Built custom ecommerce platform with taxes, discounts, adjustments, and reporting with a complex prorated upgrade subscription system
  • Researched, planned, developed, and launched several software products ranging in disciplines from teacher planning to leadership development
  • Developed serverless infrastructure utilizing AWS Lambda, API Gateway, and DynamoDB
  • Developed web applications ranging from marketing sites to scalable REST APIs using PHP, Laravel, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Node.js, Drupal, Magento, Wordpress and other technologies
  • Built real-time moderation queue application used in approving image submissions utilizing Laravel and Backbone.js
  • Developed product including real-time interactive kiosks in a bank setting used for scheduling, check in, self-guided presentations, and decision tree questionnaires using Laravel and Pusher
  • Developed Node.js, Redis, and MongoDB driven beta signup app for an upcoming MMORPG video game
  • Architected and developed analytics reporting engine and reporting interface for iOS application API
  • Developed open source, client-facing issue tracking system for internal use
Plymouth State University
May 2012 - August 2012
Junior Developer
Plymouth, NH
  • Designed and Developed a full-scale open source web application using PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript, Smarty and Klein routing in a LAMP environment using VIM and Git
  • Used custom-built MVC Framework with Smarty/HTML5 and PHP/MySQL/Klein
  • Developed project from specification to production in 5 months
  • Integrated with existing MySQL database, Plymouth State API Layer, and GLPI
  • Created technical documentation and end-user manuals
  • All code was peer reviewed and open-sourced on github.com
  • Migrated existing web applications from Subversion to GitHub
Plymouth State University
Sept 2011 - May 2012
Computer Science Undergraduate Fellow
Plymouth, NH
  • Worked alongside professors in creating and offering support for lab assignments
  • Maintained and updated networking equipment and computers for computer science labs
Plymouth State University
Sept 2010 - May 2012
Information Desk Consultant
Plymouth, NH
  • Call Center supporting 60,000+ university constituents, 1200+ calls logged
  • Supported Media Presentation Center (Photoshop, Flash, iMovie)
Plymouth State University
Feb 2011 - May 2011
Systems Support Intern
Plymouth, NH
  • Worked as lead in researching and testing virtual desktop infrastructure services
  • Created technical documentation for installing and managing tested services
Daniel Webster College
Nov 2008 - May 2010
Nashua, NH
  • Troubleshot numerous hardware and software related computer issues
  • Collaborated with a team on the creation of a 100 page technical manual for helpdesk operation

How To Reach Me

What I Do

Software Architecture, Software Development, Database Design, Linux Server Configuration, Project Management, Project Planning, Client/Account Management

How I Do It


PHP, Laravel, MySQL, NGiNX, Apache, AWS, RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Vim, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery


Photoshop, Drupal, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Wordpress, Node.js, Bash scripting


Vue.js, React, Angular.js, GO lang, Backbone.js, Webpack, Less/Sass, MongoDB, Redis

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Where I Learned

Plymouth State University '12
B.S. Information Technology
Magna Cum Laude,
Top 20 Graduating Senior,
Outstanding Student in
Information Technology

Books That I Like

My Toolbelt