Web Systems Administrator
Heartland Technology Group - USDA EASJanuary 2015 – Present
Systems Architect for USDA Enterprise Application Services
At CU-Boulder, my projects included deployment of a redundant Linux cluster built upon Apache, GlusterFS, and Continuent Tungsten on top of VMware vSphere with F5 Local Traffic Manager. Daily work made use of Scrum development processes while using Git, Vagrant, and chef with custom linux scripts to facilitate software development.
Drupal Web Systems Administrator
University of Colorado BoulderJuly 2012 – January 2015
Developed Drupal websites for Housing & Dining Services
Modernized web application dev, test, and prod environments reducing annual costs by $140,000 per annum. Architect and deployed a Docker / Salt based platform for USDA tenant websites. Added secondary services using supporting containers with Solr and MySQL server.
Contracted Developer / System Administrator
Walk Fit HealthAugust 2011 – August 2013
Developed SOAP integration between pedometer web service and Drupal application. Service implemented MongoDB to store and retrieve use data consisting of over 1.1B steps. Implemented per-user and group based data graphing and reporting functions to allow custom data export.
Lead Drupal Developer
Grand Junction DesignSeptember 2009 – March 2010
Developed integration between Drupal websites and Salesforce API, Gigya Socialize, and Facebook API. Migrated clients to private server environment from disparate services reducing support inquiries while improving security.
Web Developer / Client Support Lead
Union Web ServicesApril 2008 – November 2008
Developed websites for union organizations to collect member information with CiviCRM and Drupal. Converted support inquiries from e-mail based system to Eventum trouble ticket system.
Contracted Lead Developer
Lithic MediaJanuary 2007 - August 2013
Provided variety of clients with: Drupal web development, Drupal hosting, support & maintenance, SEO, performance optimization & scaling, and HTML5 mobile apps.
Walk Fit Health
Big Event Fundraiser
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
Founded Maryland Drupal GroupJanuary 2007
Began as a group to identify Drupal developers in the MD area, the MD group continues today. The MD Drupal group organized a DrupalCamp in 2012
Started working with Drupal!
After working with other PHP based systems for a couple years, I found Drupal and stuck with it. My first projects were Drupal 4.6 based requiring upgrades to Drupal 4.7. I developed content integration between Drupal and phpBB as well as MediaWiki.
phpBB Forums, MediaWiki, Wordpress, SMF
Various client projects, personal sites, etc.
Initial web development experience began in 2003/2004 with numerous systems. I developed small client sites on these systems prior to moving on to Drupal.