Last active: 09/16/2013
Unix and Windows Developer, with experience in the design of Web, Desktop, and Mobile applications, the administration, implementation and performance tuning of such, user interaction, performance tuning, hardware/software troubleshooting. Breadth of experience encompasses: Designing, developing, maintaining, expanding, and supporting web applications (both pages viewable in a browser and XML web services in PHP, Perl, and ASP.NET), desktop applications in ASP.NET, mobile applications in Java on Android, and support of said technologies; developing project methodologies, and providing excellent customer support. A convincing and credible team player able to coach, motivate and mentor coworkers to win support for ambitious technical goals. Recognized by peers as an achiever, teacher, and mentor able to explain advanced concepts and principles to even the simplest of technically minded persons with patience and grace. Built migration system to transfer clients from outdated legacy billing system on a windows server to the new billing system on a Linux environment. Technologies involved included .NET in c#, ASP and ASP.NET, XML RPC calls, Perl workhorse daemons with php interfacing using almost entirely AJAX.
Selected accomplishments include:
Designed and developed control application on Android for a robotic glove used in physical therapy for quadriplegics which included special kernel modules written in native code to be able to use the custom built radio to connect to the glove.
Built a framework in Perl that allowed administrators to quickly and easily migrate hosting accounts between servers, saving administrators and junior administrators thousands of hours of babysitting migrations and verifying that they were moved correctly and completely.
Designed enhancements and features for an existing text-based RPG game which effectively doubled monthly income for the site. Required rapid learning of their system, patience in listening to project managers and players for accurate assessment of their needs, and implementation of features in an intuitive and easy to use way with extensive reporting and graphing for management,
Developed high availability system which included global network scanning of millions of outbound emails per hour to watch for spamming and abuse leaving the ISP’s network. System gathered statistics and displayed them to management in real time up to the second.