Linux, Apache, Mysql, Perl (LAMP) developer
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Computer Analyst Professional, USA Citizen, married, living and working in Ecuador, South America; Internationally acclimated and available to relocate worldwide; Experience with many programming languages concentrating Perl, C, MySQL, Apache and the Linux OS and also with customized financial trading software systems and related languages; Mathematically oriented, licensed pilot, enjoy problem solving, healthy living, outdoors, scuba diving, construction projects and softball.
Franciscan University, Ohio, USA. Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, minor Mathematics.
1997 - present: Independent contractor, internet, web site hosting, data software design solutions & programming; Discussion forum software development; Forex backtesting, automated and manual trading systems, Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl (LAMP), CGI, MT4, SVG;
1996 – 1997 Senior Programmer/Analyst: Sheridan Electronic Systems / Sheridan Press: Internet software design and development. Sun Unix, Perl
1990 - 1996 Technical Programmer/Analyst: American College Testing Program, Inc. Adaptive testing software development;
American Society of Plant Biologists: Initial design, development, operation and ongoing maintenance of abstract collection/management system. Includes collection of abstracts with complete demographic data, editing, categorization, review systems, automatic emailing of submissions, coordination with paying customers, delivery of data for final book production, full technical support for end users. In-house development of itinerary software and customized search engine. (1997 - 2011) Linux, Perl, MySQL, Apache.
Forex platform development: Creation of software platform for either/both backtesting or forward automated real-time trading of technical-based forex trading strategies, interfacing with MBTrading's MS Windows based Software Development Kit via vmware; Creation of customized software platform for manual trade practice with graphical charting (SVG/Perl) with real historic data and programming various technical indicators (Linux, ooPerl, MySQL, Scaled Vector Graphics, MT4 programming) Programming with TradeStation Easy Language.
Web Hosting: Host numerous web sites complete with customize email spam processing, automated off-site backups, cron processes, customized firewall (IPTables) modification systems, postfix setup, automated email que management scanning, automated MySQL load monitoring and restart systems, customized system activity logs; Automated web page updates.
Complete design and development of modular web news discussion forum. Includes registration of users, article and comment posting, multiple HTML templates or "skins", multiple membership levels, private mail, search system, installation program, numerous management configuration functions, IP blocking, "Subscription Ping lists", "Bozo" filter and much more. Linux, Perl, MySQL, Apache, shell scripting.
Other interests and activities: Airplanes, outdoors, puzzles, softball (outfield), scuba diving, wood working, leisure board gaming (assisted with formal organization of private gaming club), music, bass guitar.