Resume

  • 2015
  • Web Systems Administrator

    Heartland Technology Group - USDA EAS

    January 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.

  • 2012
  • Drupal Web Systems Administrator

    University of Colorado Boulder

    July 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.


  • 2011
  • Contracted Developer / System Administrator

    Walk Fit Health

    August 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.


  • 2009
  • Lead Drupal Developer

    Grand Junction Design

    September 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.


  • 2008
  • Web Developer / Client Support Lead

    Union Web Services

    April 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.


  • 2007
  • Contracted Lead Developer

    Lithic Media

    January 2007 - August 2013

    Provided variety of clients with: Drupal web development, Drupal hosting, support & maintenance, SEO, performance optimization & scaling, and HTML5 mobile apps.
    Clients:
    Walk Fit Health
    Big Event Fundraiser
    Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
    Chuck Palahniuk

  • Founded Maryland Drupal Group

    January 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


  • 2005
  • Started working with Drupal!

    Drupal.org

    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.

  • 2004
  • 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.

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