AWS Elastic Beanstalk,
Docker / Docker Compose,
Linux Systems Administration,
Programming: NodeJS, ExpressJS, Bree, PHP 7/8, SQL, MongoDB Frameworks: NodeJS, Express, Prisma, ReactJS, NextJS, Laravel 8 with LiveWire, TailwindCSS Soft Skills: A team leader, that has been known to deliver results. Capable of working alone, or with a team of in house or outsourced developers.
2021 - Present, Remote, WFH
Working with various clients on projects ranging from simple React websites, to complex backends powered by Express, talking to APIs in the Fintech industry like Plaid, Sivo, Sila, Stripe and vacation rental software, specifically StreamlineVRS. Load and Smoke testing with TestKit and Blazemeter.
Technologies Used: NodeJS, Prisma, MongoDB, MySQL, React,NextJS, Github Actions, AWS Code Deploy, Azure Pipelines, Azure App Service, Django,
2020-2021, San Antonio, TX and remote
Building and maintaining apps written in Laravel that talk to third party APIs like SEMrush, Google, and WP Engine, the apps are hosted on Amazon Lightsail, and try to attain CI/CD using Github Actions. Working with clients to understand their needs and then working with a team of developers to deliver code/solutions to match their expectations.
Technologies used: PHP 7.4 and 8.1, Laravel 8, MongoDB, MariaDB, Nginx, Git, Redis, Linux, WordPress, WP Engine.
2010-2016, San Antonio TX
Technologies used: PHP 5.4 through 5.6, WordPress, Git, Chef, Ruby on Rails, Beanstalkd, Redis, Nginx, MySQL, MariaDB, Linux.
2007 - 2010, San Antonio TX
Developed a system to analyze a website and recommend changes to help a website rank better on search engines. The system was a pre-cursor to tools like moz.com and raventools. Built a suite of web apps that allow digital marketing departments to access, analyze and modify relevant data and settings for their marketing campaigns across various providers like Google Analytics, Adwords, Webmaster Tools, and other indexes.
Technologies used: PHP 5.4, Git, Ruby on Rails, Symfony, Python, Linux.
Mar 2004 - Nov 2006, Herndon VA
Worked on the MyComputer.com and Network Solutions online marketing product. Designed and implemented a tool to interface with the Pay Per Click advertising programs of Yahoo, and Google. Utilizing SOAP and internal business logic, the tool enables product specialists to manage their Search Engine Marketing campaigns at both companies using one simple interface.
1997 - 2004, Various Companies
I’ve been working in the Internet space since I dropped out of college in 1997, I’ve been fortunate enough to have lived in NJ during the dotcom boom and bust, where I got to learn from some of the smartest people I’ve ever met, working on all sorts of projects and companies, some of whom have been absorbed into larger companies and platforms like Apple Music, Doubleclick/Google, etc.
Personal Blog (2021-present)