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I have 30 years experience with startups and Internet development. I am looking for a senior developer or management role in a startup company with a strong Internet focus.  I would prefer something where I'm constantly exposed to new technologies. Working for a startup that helps other startups would be ideal.

Work experience

Oct 2015Present

API Developer 

The Bouqs - Marina del Rey, CA (remote)

Created a new RESTful API in PHP around the existing Prestashop code. Created plan for the API to maximize code reuse. Created a new JWT based authentication system using the existing credentials. Implementing documentation,  built in testing and Swagger interface for the API.
PHP5, Apache, MySQL, Gearman, JWT, Vagrant, GitHub, Jenkins, WebStorm, PayPal, React, Swagger, Node, Jasmine, Frisby, PhpDoc

Nov 2014Oct 2015

Node Developer

Lunchbox - Los Angeles, CA (remote)

Defined the payments API using PayPal on the backside . Implemented consumer emails using the Sendgrid API.  Re-architected the Node. js server framework to implement generators and promises. Implemented proper code separation and documentation.
Node.js, Express, Mongo, Kafka, Redis, Swagger, AWS  S3, Cloudwatch, Promises, GitHub, JWT, Jenkins, PayPal, Sendgrid, JavaScript

Oct 2013Nov 2014

Development Manager

Codaworx / The Art Commisson - Madison, WI

Implemented an agile Kanban process. Integrated the site with Cloudinary API for image CDN services. Implemented Vimeo video hosting API for user contributed video. Used Sendgrid API to manage transactional emails. Created a redundant, scalable hosting environment.  
PHP5, MariaDB, Apache, Sendgrid, Recurly, Cloudinary, Rackspace, Git, Beanstalk

Mar 2008Oct 2013

Web Technologies Architect - B2C

Trek Bicycle Corporation - Waterloo, WI

Defined the practices and tasks for the consumer side development team. Created a custom PHP web and ETL framework to manage harvesting the data from disparate backend systems and serve content for three web sites in 20 different locales. Managed the web development teams work and testing. Created automated deployment scripts. 
PHP 5, Kohana, Code Igniter, AWS S3, MySQL, SVN, Vagrant, Jenkins, JavaScript

Apr 2004Jul 2007

PHP / Perl Developer

TDS Telecom / Robert Half Consulting - Madison, WI

Maintained the DSL order form. Integrated the UPS Worldship API for DSL modems. Wrote the mass email program used to send all customer emails  with built in throttling and email templating. Worked with QA team to implement functional testing.  Provided support for internal and customer facing web servers.
PHP5, Oracle, Solaris, Perl5, UPS Worldship, SVN, Apache, C++, Function Point Counting

Feb 2002May 2003

Development Manager

Global Dialog Internet - Madison, WI

Managed internal and external design and developer resources. Created an online ordering and provisioning system for web hosting. Created a CRM system integrated with the provisioning system. Managed outreach programs for independent web developers, created an ecommerce toolkit and API for developers.
PHP, Perl, MySQL, BSD,  IIS, MS SQL, Authorize.Net

Dec 2000Jan 2002

Web Analyst

Wisconsin Housing Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)  - Madison WI

Responsible for steering and arhchitecting all web projects. Architected the agencies SSO system with delegated administration. Implemented a new web project requirements process. Represented WHEDA on state technology boards. 
IIS , MS SQL, ASP.Net, SVN, Visio

Sep 1998Nov 2000

Sales Executive

Global Dialog Internet - Madison, WI

Sold high speed Internet service to businesses.  Developed marketing and pricing plan for new web offerings, increasing sales over 200%. Managed telephone support technicians and developed training program. Implemented customer care program reducing support queue and hold times. Created Web GUI interface to shell scripts for support technicians.
Perl, ColdFusion, Apache, MySQL

Jun 1995Sep 1998

Technology Consultant / Web Developer

Bewko, Inc. - Madison, WI

Provided consulting services got network and web services. Created small business web sites and web applications. Built server and network systems.
Linux, OS/2, Rexx, Lotus Notes, DB/2, Windows NT, Appletalk, ISDN, T1, Routing

Jun 1994Jun 1995

Webmaster / Support Technician

Joiner Associates / Oriel Inc.

Managed content for the static corporate web site. Provided LAN, WAN, server, network and database support. Wrote ETL scripts to clean up data.



Real Estate / Marketing Program

Madison Area Technical College

Marketing and Real Estate classes.  3.8 G.P.A. on 4.0 scale 

Hobbies / Interests

Gourmet food, Bitcoin, Automobiles, RV living, gardening, Science Fiction, Bicycling, Painting