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Current work includes developing FrealEstate, a SaaS-inspired MLS real estate and RETS data hosting startup. Leveraging existing optimized backend RETS data and image import suite written in high performance CLI-PHP 7. Designed and coded Bootstrap 3-based responsive subscriber MLS agent website templates.
Duties included PHP/MySQL/OO development of SmartPaymentPlan sales lead management system and other back-end administrative functions. Leads were imported through a third-party sent XML file, and I wrote the PHP/MySQL/Zend/OO code that followed these lead through the entire sales lifecycle of calling, logging, re-calling, and converting to customer. Used phpED IDE/Debugger to quickly learn the complex OO Zend Framework (considered the premier open-source framework on the web today) to extend the existing base classes, allowing me to create new modules within the first 6-8 hours of starting the project.
Duties included PHP/MySQL/OO development of ICU2.com back-end billing and accounting solution for high-volume e-commerce and credit card transaction processing. Used the Linkpoint XML API and PayPal/Google Checkout for credit cards, and custom PHP 5/OO code for user maintenance.
[ REMOTE 1099 IC ] Designed and implemented a mugshot image manipulation system that uses Neural Net-based screen coords to dynamically calculate where to crop the image in order to create an optimal headshot view of the given mugshot. This system replaced 2 overseas workers who were creating headshots manually at a cost saving of 90%, and the accuracy of the mugshot improved from 83% to 99%.
Developed a Laravel/Bootstrap 4 layout of the website to create a “real” responsive mobile experience, quadrupling mobile engagement times and doubling the number of overall mobile users for the site.
MariaDB processing of 35mil+ records, with 25k added every day. Industrial scale screen scraping using BASH scripting with both data (arrest records) and photos (mug shots).
Added geocode data processing to the system in order to create real time crime “heatmaps” that help people be aware of high-crime areas.. Used Google’s Location API to encode addresses and get geocoordinates for later processing. Also, highly optimized regex address parsing improved local db address match ratio from 7% to 62%, thus saving the company hundreds of dollars monthly on saved Google API hits.
[ REMOTE 1099 IC ] Designed and implemented custom OO MVC architectural framework using active routing and database modeling. Created Facebook and Twitter auto-post "bots" for subscribers using Facebook Graph API and Twitter REST API. Implemented a full Git version tracking solution and trained the owner and staff in its use.
Configured and implemented the popular open-source Fastlane mobile app build tool-chain to speed app snap-shotting, signing, building and delivering of 100's of Android and IOS mobile apps to the various stores. Designed and implemented the full API interface for the mobile apps using existing controller and view codebase to keep future development and maintenance cost down by over 75%
Imported, designed, and optimized the SQL for the custom online Medispan drug datasheet and pill identifier databases that were noted by the Medispan engineering group as "the fastest and most user friendly implementation of our database we have ever seen."
[ 1099 CONTRACT ] Duties included writing several backend PHP CLI applications that parsed Omniture Analytics-generated CSV files and matched tracked click-data with internal databases and created multi-million record historical MySQL data tables for use with back-end client reporting tool.
[ 1099 CONTRACT ] Led team effort redeveloping and redesigning LAMP-stack / Bootstrap 3 based backend for internal use and external web-based display. Introduced a MVC framework and jQuery widgets to streamline data entry, user management, and to save over 75% of time needed to transfer internal data to web-based reports.
Created fully configured and operational CentOS 6.5 web server from basic Rackspace Cloud Server package. Installed and configured (Yum-based) PHP 5.5, MySQL, SVN, nginx, and other necessary web server components from secure Putty/SSH sessions.
[W2 ONSITE] Duties include PHP/MySQL/OO development for MLS/RETS national real estate data websites. Aggregated multiple RETS databases for large regional MLS national clients. Optimized indexes and queries for drastically improved performance. Development of an OO reusable class modules saved company over 40% on multiple deployments. Implemented rsync-based scripts for backend server-to-server data transfers that cut labor costs almost 90%.
Created 3 custom websites/communities using WordPress, Apache and PHP for in-house support use that allow Affirmative employees to share documents and customer service tips among themselves. Created custom graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator for these sites and was the primary custom developer, administrator, and deployment lead.
183 of 195 credits to graduate. Studied 32-bit RISC architecture. Wrote microcode simulators. Designed a working computer
FORTRAN and C on DEC VAX. CSE 4001 Operating Systems Concepts. Interactive Computer Graphics. Numerical Systems for Engineering.