Jacob Lykken

Jacob Lykken

Full Stack Senior Web Developer


Full Stack Senior Web Developer available to fulfill all requirements of Web Development.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2012 - Aug 2015

Lead Software Engineer

Dahlstrom Motors Inc. 
  • Developed object-oriented programming to enhance company product management
  • Travel to different companies to introduce and encourage the use of new PHP frameworks to computer technicians
  • Tested and evaluated code done by new coders
  • Handled projects with least supervision
  • Deployed multiple projects and ensured quality, and timely completion
Sep 2007 - Jul 2012

Senior Software Engineer

  • Develop web sites using PHP Frameworks, JavaScript Frameworks and libraries, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML5
  • Web Marketing and SEO
  • Analytics for clients using Google Analytics
  • Technical support to clients over the Internet
  • Managed client relationships and finances


Aug 2001 - Jul 2007

Master of Technology (M.Tech.)

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

During university period, I attended to development of ERP systems such as SMS(Student Management System), and Asset Management System.



 My main skills set

* PHP: CodeIgniter, WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla, Yii, Laravel

* Python: Django, Flask, Scrapy, Tornado, Bottle Framework
* Javascript: jQuery, AngularJS, Backbone.js, React.js, Gulp.js
* Database: PostgreSQL, Mysql, MongoDB, SQLite, Oracle
* Base: HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Twitter bootstrap, RESTful API, SOAP
* APIs and Libraries: Google Visualization API, Google Maps API, Yahoo BOSS API, Yahoo!
User Interface Library (YUI), Twillio, lxml, expat, Qt, PyQT

 Other skills & experiences

- Web servers (Apache, Tomcat, AWS, RESTful API servers)
- Control panels (DirectAdmin, CPanel, Webmin)
- Ecommerce website design / development
- Extension/Module development on various PHP frameworks
- Social networking
- Blog / Content Management.
- Source/Version Controlling By GIT/SVN
- Various development tools
- Linux Server Administration


Windows (98,2000,XP, Server 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008), Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Redhat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, FreeBSD, Solaris, Windows Mobile, TinyOS, Android, OS X

Why you should hire me

  1. Experience with many versions of PHP frameworks as well as their differences and features
  2. Open to learning and using new PHP frameworks
  3. Extremely good issue solving skills
  4. Great at working in high-pressure situations
  5. Extensive knowledge of basic and higher mathematics
  6. Good fit for team working
  7. Available to work in extra hours or even in weekend

Work Experience

Web Application Developer

  • Worked closely with designer. Converted Photoshop images into XHTML/CSS, complex Flash integration.
  • Consolidated many previous websites onto one dedicated RHEL hosts.
  • Maintenanced PHP/MySQL (primarily Codeigniter), Classic ASP/MSSQL. Communicating and interfacing with previous developers on a regular basis.
  • Created and helped deploy advertisements with AdvertServe.
  • Used AWstat and Google Analytics to analyze web traffic.
  • Managed over 30 domains
  • Worked very closely with designer, tightly integrating Flash into the CMS with the use of Flashvars.
  • Created PHP/MySQL back-end for data entry from Flash. I had to assist the Flash developer send the correct data via querystrings. Used Wireshark, live http headers, and Fiddler2 debugging proxy to debug the Flash object and help the developer create a functional component. The PHP page for displaying the data uses AJAX to sort and display the data. The page also outputs data to .csv for viewing in Microsoft Excel
  • Administration of dedicated collocated RHEL 4 machine and configured complex Apache configuration files.
  • Imported SSL certs from other hosts to new host and properly configured Apache to use certs.
  • Used Apache .htaccess to provide authentication system for PHP/MySQL sites
  • Experience using mod_rewrite to create SEO friendly links.
  • Creating complex dynamic HTML UI using jQuery.
  • Using subversion version control system or Git for all projects. Setting up email scripts to indicate my development activity to my managers. Resulting in very verbose revision history and much more transparent development process. This also helps to maintain very close contact and good communication channels.
  • Created video publishing toolkit using Wordpress (PHP/MySQL) and Javascript to allow easy uploading of video by non-technical content mangers.
  • Deployed internal wiki (PHP dokowiki) and ticketing system (IssueTrackerProduct) to help document and manage tasks.
  • Deployed Jabber server (ejabberd) to facilitate real time collaboration.
  • Migrated company of 25 people and 100s of gigs of email to Google Apps, for email, chat and office suite. The devices migrated were Windows machines, Mac machines and mobile devices.
  • Integrated data collection with external SOAP server.
  • Setup PHP/MySQL site to facilitate the transmission of large files from non-technical clients. Also provided documentation describing the process of uploading files step by step.
  • Used AviSynth for video manipulation

System Administrator

  • Configured and Deloyed 50+ Debian Linux workstations
  • Ensured contractual computing requirements were achieved and maintained
  • Provided desktop support to 250+ Windows, Linux, and Solaris hosts
  • Maintained 33 servers used by 1500+ users
  • Wrote and maintained scripts for host monitoring and daily maintenance
  • Deployed Windows Lab installations using Unattended
  • Web development using PHP/MySQL, using opensource projects such as Dokuwiki, and Request Tracker
  • Apache web server administration


Jul 2012 - Present

Certified PHP Developer


I passed the PHP5.6 test supported by Brainbench.



- Mr. Alzoubi

  • Address : Rancho Cucamonga, United States
  • Phone number : 1-909-646-0704
  • Email : adam@websitesmakeover.com