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Career Snapshot

  • A successful technical manager with two years of proven experience managing multiple development and QA teams across multiple corporate divisions
  • More than a decade of experience architecting real-world technology solutions on high-volume, high-performance technology platforms
  • An involved, thoughtful developer willing to tackle the toughest projects and see them through to completion with elegant solutions that stand the test of time
  • An active member in the economic, education, and technology community

Skills

  • Development
    • C#
    • Visual Basic
    • Windows Services
    • Message Queuing
    • Windows Applications
    • XML
    • LINQ
    • Entity Framework
  • Cloud Computing
    • Hyper-V
    • VMware
    • Private Clouds
    • Windows Azure
    • Rackspace Cloud Servers/ Cloud Files
    • Amazon S3
  • Web Development
    • WCF/Web Services
    • ASP.NET
    • ASP.NET MVC
    • JQuery / JavaScript
    • HTML / CSS
    • AJAX
    • REST
    • Active Server Pages (ASP)
  • Operating Systems
    • Windows 2000 – 2008 Server
    • PowerShell
    • Internet Information Services
    • Some Linux
  • Database Development / Administration
    • MS SQL Server 2000 – 2008
    • MS SQL Full Text Indexing
    • MS SQL Replication
    • MySQL
    • Stored Procedures
    • Views
    • Index Tuning / Performance Enhancements
  • Life Cycle Management
    • SDLC / Waterfall
    • Agile / Scrum
    • Reporting
  • Source Control
    • MS Team Foundation Server
    • Subversion
  • Architecture
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • n-Tier Applications
    • Web Application Design
    • Software Design
    • Software as a Service
    • Service Oriented
    • Scalability
    • Configuration Management
    • Build Management
    • Google Analytics
    • Business Intelligence
  • Quality Assurance
    • Test Planning
    • Unit Testing
    • Integration Testing
    • Testing Automation
    • MS Test Manager

Education

  • Western Governors University, 2014
    • Bachelor of Science, Information Technology – Software Emphasis

Certifications

  • Certified Internet Web Professionals
    • CIW Web Foundations Associate
    • CIW JavaScript Specialist
    • CIW Web Design Specialist
    • CIW v5 Database Design Specialist
    • CIW Perl Specialist
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
    • MTA Software Development Fundamentals
    • MTA Web Development Fundamentals
    • MTA Database Administration Fundamentals
    • MTA Network Fundamentals
    • MTA Security Fundamentals
    • MTA Operating System Fundamentals
    • MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
  • Oracle
    • Java Standard Edition 6 Programmer
  • CompTIA
    • CompTIA Networks+
    • CompTIA A+ Essentials
    • CompTIA A+ Practical Application
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Project+

Technical Manager
Enterprise Architect
Web Developer

I bring dedication, passion, intelligence, and integrity to my work, while taking an active role in defining my projects, ensuring appropriate solutions, and delivering success on time. I provide exceptional value to my employer’s business.

Key Virtues

  • Tenacity
  • Intelligence
  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Client Service Background
  • Adaptability
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent mentor
  • Attention To Detail
  • Organization

Key Highlights

  • As Technical Manager I have been a driving force in moving my teams to a more Agile-based development life cycle, and have been a key contributor in the success of that initiative at the company, increasing speed, accountability, and quality across the board.
  • As Systems Architect of the LoopNet technology platform, my designs and systems were instrumental in the company’s success, and continue to drive a platform managing over 5 million registered users, and a website with nearly 3 million unique visitors per month. LoopNet became so successful that it successfully went public and was recently acquired by CoStar Group for over $800,000,000.
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to solve problems through motivated and determined effort and a knack for creative solutions. My ability to adapt quickly, my ability to learn and apply new knowledge immediately, and my ability to mentor and train other members of my team make me a valuable resource and leader for any company.

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Technical Manager, Marketplace Verticals

    1/2011 – present

    LoopNet, a CoStar Group Company, San Francisco, CA

  • CIS Pool Instructor

    10/2012 – present

    Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

  • Systems Architect

    6/2008 – 12/2011

    BizBuySell, a LoopNet Company, San Francisco, CA

  • President and Owner

    7/2006 – 5/2008

    San Luis Technology Consultants, San Luis Obispo, CA

  • Systems Architect

    7/2001 – 05/2006

    LoopNet, Glendora, CA

  • Senior Web Developer

    2/2000 – 6/2001

    LoopNet, Glendora, CA

  • Technical Consultant, Help Desk

    7/1999 – 2/2000

    PropertyFirst, Alhambra, CA

  • Customer Service Manager

    7/1997 – 6/1999

    E-Fax Communications, Oakland, CA

Key Projects / Accomplishments

  • Technical Management
    • Implemented agile based development life cycle using TFS, MS Reporting Services, and Urban Turtle plug ins for Agile based Scrum implementation
    • Delivered on time and to specification 8 major and 15 maintenance releases in 18 months for BizBuySell and 3 major and and 6 maintenance releases for LandAndFarm
    • Spearheaded QA automation engineering effort
    • Developed automation process for automatic builds at BizBuySell and 3 other Verticals
    • Served as technical resource to several divisions of LoopNet, including BizQuest, LandAndFarm, REApplications, and others
  • Enterprise Architecture
    • Incorporated and delivered an “off the shelf” .NET based library platform for use in all of the Verticals based on a snapshot of the preexisting LoopNet platform
    • Planned and coordinated migration efforts to .NET from traditional ASP/COM+ legacy platform
    • Planned and designed all new product offerings
    • Ensured proper object-oriented programming methodologies and techniques and implementation of a 3-tier architecture
    • Implemented Replication in a Microsoft SQL Server environment to provide a “search” server in addition to a regular main database, reducing contention
    • Continued to maintain or improve performance with each software release
    • Implemented a “database farm” utilizing multiple replicated servers to allow scaling of search functions
  • Development
    • Personally onboarded and upgraded technology platform of LandAndFarm post-acquistion, including reconfiguring environment pre-migration to LoopNet data centers
    • Implemented a caching system, resulting in an 80% reduction of queries on the main database server
    • Dramatically decreased webpage download times by implementing a database storage mechanism that replaced .NET’s internal state management View State methodology
    • Designed, developed, and implemented a completely flexible, template-based email delivery system, delivering an average of 500,000 system emails a month
    • Designed and implemented a monitoring system which allows scheduled tasks and windows services to register themselves and report on their progress automatically while in process
    • Implemented a page request tracking system for all user visits to the site that became the primary B.I. reporting tool
    • Implemented an MSMQ-based asynchronous processing system, allowing offloading of non-critical work
    • Maintained an ability to immediately add new web / batch / database search servers on-demand with virtually no effort
    • Designed, developed, and integrated a keyword-based search into main search system when Microsoft’s Text-based searching in SQL Server 2000 failed to meet performance and flexibility standards

Community

  • Cuesta CIS Advisory Committee Member

    1/2011 – present

    Cuesta Community College

  • President

    7/2008 – 1/2010

    Central Coast Code Camp

  • Founder and President

    8/2006 – 1/2010

    San Luis Obispo .NET User Group

  • Board Member

    1/2008 – 12/2009

    Softec, a Central Coast Non-Profit supporting technology companies

  • Committee Member

    1/2007 – 12/2008

    San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Technology Advocacy Committee

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