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Skills

French
Basic (w/s) Intermediate+ (r).
Norwegian
Fluent (r/w/s).
Spanish
Fluent (r/w/s).
Oracle
2 classes from college.
ASP.NET & Web Services
1 class from college, exposure OTJ.
Visual C#/Visual Basic .NET/MSSQL/XML/XPath
2 years from college, 2 years on-the-job (OTJ).
Visio
2 years from college.
Windows
Primary operating system at home
Touch Typing
110+ WPM
LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP)
Used w/TGM and FrontRange.
XHTML/JavaScript, FTP
Used w/TGM and FrontRange.

Work experience

Jan 2004Present

Technical Consultant and Volunteer

The Gnostic Movement

Primarily responsible for driving innovation on the Web Sites and in other technical areas. I work with a team of other people to accomplish this. Familiar with working in both test and live environments and controlling changes to ensure Web Site reliability. Also volunteered in other areas, such as teaching, general administration and advertising. Continue to gain a wide array of skills through the organization's projects.

Jan 2007Present

Lead Developer

WizOne Solutions

WizOne Solutions develops solutions and customizes CMSes in and based on PHP, including Drupal, WordPress, and osCommerce.

Apr 2007Jun 2009

Technical Analyst

FrontRange Solutions

Specialized in troubleshooting complex technical issues related to FrontRange ITSM's business process tool.

Majority of customers were 100% satisfied according to surveys.

Possessed consistently high incident closure rate (in accordance with role at the time).

Reduced third-level (developer) support escalations dramatically by resolving complex issues within Support - mine and those of my colleagues.

Consistently received performance merits.

Mar 2005Mar 2007

Tutor

DeVry University Fremont
Tutored students in CIS, English, Math, etc...

Education

References

Hipolito Luis

Hipolito was my senior during my time at FrontRange and has now become the manager. My previous manager has moved on, so Hipolito has the most knowledge of my work during my time there.

Justin Norris

I worked as a volunteer in The Gnostic Movement with Justin. I worked directly under him on the Web Team.

Portfolio

Summary

Detail-oriented programmer and troubleshooter with a passion for fixing things that are broken and understanding the reasons. Specializing in C# on the desktop and PHP on the Web. Interested in enhancing existing systems, fixing/addressing anything to do with programming or software products, and not afraid to get hands dirty.

Interest

My main interests are in computer programming (particularly debugging and fixing things that are broken) and in learning new programming tricks and information.

I also love studying languages, and I speak three fluently, and one (French) almost fluently. I hope to one day apply both of these skills together. Maybe as a developer for international Web sites, or an internationalization consultant. Guess we will see!