I have a strong technical and leadership background, excel at communication, and function well in promoting and coordinating teamwork across disparate business and functional areas.
e-Zest Solutions – WordPress Developer / System Administrator (Remote Contract)
February, 2018 – September 2018
Developed WordPress web sites, API integration, plugins and themes for Arlington County Government. Perform system updates (Amazon Linux), AWS maintenance, monitor site performance and implement custom functionality.
Simply Design Group – Web Developer / Systems Administrator (Remote)
September 2016 – October 2017
Develop custom WordPress sites and solutions for remote clients. Setup and configure shared and cloud instances for externally-hosted clients. Develop custom WordPress plugins, analyze speed and responsive issues, search/website/code optimization, recommend software/processes/infrastructure solutions.
OCEUS Networks – Software Engineer
November 2013 – June 2016
Involved in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of software used to maintain and monitor broadband equipment at government and military installations.
Beauty & Hair Products – Web Developer / Data Analyst
October 2012 – October 2013
Support, develop and maintain company’s public-facing webproperties. Setup, configure and maintain LAMP cloud servers used to host LAMP web sites. Act as intermediary among marketing, creative and IT by scheduling and prioritizing requests.
Bronze Company – Owner / Manager
November 2009 – September 2012
Managed the daily affairs of the tanning salon. Duties included motivating, guiding, and training employees, bookkeeping, conflict resolution, sales, and operations management. Developed and maintained salon web site, supported point-of-sale and other office technology, and maintained and repaired tanning beds and other equipment.
WEC Energy Group – Sr. Designer Analyst
Green Bay, WI
August 2006 – October 2009
Acted as a liaison between business and technical resources by developing and maintaining content on corporate web properties. Developed public web sites and user experience (UX) for subsidiaries.
City of Appleton, WI – PC Applications Developer
May 2004 – August 2006
Sole developer and system administrator of the City’s Intranet and public web site. Created a City Intranet to be used both as an information portal for employees as well as a new, standardized platform for existing and future department-specific applications. Implemented Intranet authentication by integrating Novell’s LDAP library with IIS. Created secure web service to act as intermediary between data stored on AS/400 (DB2) and other applications, both public and internal. Developed online reporting tool (based on Crystal Reports) to interface with existing and new Intranet applications.
Entropy Multimedia – Web Developer
Eau Claire, WI
December 2002 – April 2004
Develop web pages using a proprietary framework that allows end-users to easily update web page content without knowing how to program. Worked with Apache in a Linux environment. PHP was used in conjunction with GD for graphics manipulation. All web sites used MySQL on the backend. Involved in all phases of the project life cycle, including scope specification, design, development, testing, deployment, and documentation/training.
Fall Fun Fair for Kids – Co-Organizer
November 9th, 2013
Assisted with organization, promotion and web site for an event for kids in low-income neighborhoods, featuring prizes, games and free food.