Professional Experience

Developer

Jul 2013 - Present

Dealermade

Created version 1 of an automated photo process with Perl and SoMachine for dealers which controls physical hardware and cameras. Images are sent to Amazon's S3 and organized in MongoDB. Created a front-end Javascript embed applet and API for 3rd party integrations. Worked with a team to develop version 2--designed a custom Android app to control cameras and hardware, helped migrate vehicle images and image processing to Heroku. Implemented unit tests. Designed and implemented a full CMS with HTML5, CSS3/Less, and Bootstrap.

Jr. Developer

Apr 2009 - Jul 2013

Dealermade

Helped design and implement a VIN decoding and inventory management suite in Perl and PostgreSQL which houses one million vehicles as part of a migration from Microsoft Server and MSSQL to an Amazon EC2/S3 and PostgreSQL platform, utilizing as many open source tools as possible. Migrated front-end from Microsoft Server and ASP to Debian, Perl and Catalyst Framework on top of Nginx. Set up all dealership data imports and exports, and maintained the 3rd party import/export system. Updated existing codebase to HTML5 and CSS3 standards.

Tech Support

Jan 2007 - Apr 2009

Dealermade

Supported 150-200 automotive dealerships, including website, email, and inventory management. Created ADA-compliant websites using the latest HTML and CSS specs. Continually added new features to grow and update our product using ASP, SQL, Perl, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, HTML, and CSS. Updated all website leads to conform to ADF-XML format. Handled all 3rd party web app integrations. Worked with clients to maximize SEO.

Data Entry

Oct 2006 - Jan 2007

Dealermade

Took initiative to automate the entire data entry process using Perl, SQL, and minicom. Automation included fetching inventory feeds via FTP or modem for 100+ dealerships and pushing to Microsoft SQL via stored procedures. Learned Vim and Bash.


Education

High School

Graduated 2003

Humble High School

  • Cisco networking - scored 99+ on all exams
  • Won 3rd place for microcomputer repair at state level in SkillsUSA competition

Certifications

A+ hardware certified

Volunteer

Database Administrator

Jan 2015 - Present

Dalmatian Rescue of Colorado

Migrated database and back-end tools from Virtual Impressions to AWS, maintain and add new features as requested. Also foster dogs, especially the ones with severe medical conditions. Transport and update medical records. General tech support