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
Management
  • 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
TechBench
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

Proficient

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

Familiar

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

Hobbyist

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