Experienced full stack developer committed to maintaining cutting edge technical skills and up-to-date industry knowledge. Veteran systems architect with expertise in coding, application design, defined architectures and successful project leadership.
Python and Ruby proficient
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Technical specifications creation
Ruby on Rails
Sass, Slim and HAML proficient
MySQL and PostgreSQL
Rspec and Capybara proficient
January 2015-CurrentFull Stack Developer | Notch 8 | San Diego, CA
Developed and implemented complex Internet and Intranet applications on multiple platforms.
Added PDF reporting functions to existing RoR applications.
Created/Published a Ruby gem to convert Canvas charts to PNG or JPG files.
Developed new apps based on wireframes using RoR with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB.
Added Google map support to community based web site using Polymer custom components.
Used Git exclusively for source control and collaboration.
February 2006-CurrentPrinciple | Olen Business Consulting, Inc | San Juan Capistrano, CA
Long and short-term design, development and systems integration for multiple clients.
Developed web apps for numerous clients using PHP and AJAX with i5 Zend Server and Ruby on Rails with MySQL.
Used iSeries DB2 and MySQL databases.
Designed and developed an integrated provisioning and electronic billing system for a telecom provider.
Provided continued maintenance and development of bug fixes and patch sets for existing applications.
March 2006-December 2014Lead Software EngineerVertex Business Services NA | Oregon
Designed and developed new software modules (ex: Billing, Service Orders,
Contact Management) for inclusion in the Vertex base software
Wrote complete RESTFul web services for eCIS+ product; both
offered services and consumed services.
Used stored procedures both native SQL and using RPG calls to interact
with Java-based user interface.
Developed independent software modules using highly normalized
Recommended architectural improvements, design solutions and integration solutions.
Team Lead for large scale development projects.
Worked closely with Vertex India development team both with
project management and with internal training.
June 2005-February 2006Sr. Analyst | Costco Corp | Seattle, WA
Develop and maintain project plans and estimates.
Gather requirements from end-users and work with developers to write project proposals including ROI, development and maintenance figures.
Assist engineers with software development and provide guidance for revitalization of aging code.
Responsible for development of software engineering staff.
September 2002-June 2005Sr. Software Engineer | Open Text Corporation | Irvine, CA
May 2001-June 2002Vice-President I.T./CTO | ATSI Communications, Inc | San Antonio, TX
May 1995-May 2001Vice-President Information Systems | Genesis Communications, International | San Diego, CA
June 2000-May 2001IT Manager | WorldxChange Communications, Inc Portfolio | San Diego, CA
Author of The IBM i Programmer's Guide to PHP available on Amazon.com
Author of numerous technical articles for MCPressOnline and Midrange Systems magazine.
1988Associate of Science: Computer Information SystemsColeman College, Mesa, CAGPA: Cum Laude
2015Certificate : Full Stack DevelopmentLEARN Academy, San Diego, CAUpgraded my skill set for web application and mobile app development.