Programming: PHP 8.0+, JavaScript/jQuery, CSS, HTML, XML, C/C++, SAS, Apache API (C Structure), Perl, Python, Embedded Perl, Lua, some Ruby-on-Rails, Volantis XDIME, Java (ATG), GP/Pari, TCL, MatLab
Servers: Amazon Web Services (AWS - EC2/RDS/S3/EB/SQS/SES), Apache (LAMP and WAMP), Nginx, Tomcat, IIS (WIMP)
Database: MySQL (with strong DBA foundation), MSSQL, Percona MySQL, Teradata, Oracle, PHPMyAdmin, Interbase, NaviCat, AccessDB
Design: Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, Quark, ImageMagick (CLI and PHP extension), FFMPEG/FFMPEG-X, Garageband, Audacity, various video and audio software
Modeling: Autodesk Fusion 360, Google Sketchup, Slic3r, various 3D-printing software
OS: Linux/UNIX (AmazonLinux2, RHEL, CentOS, Debian, and various distributions), OS X, FreeBSD, Windows Server
Version Control: Git/GitHub/GitLab (active GitHub user), SVN, CVS, Pivotal Tracker, Jira
Project Management: Certified Agile ScrumMaster
Other: High level software architecture, expert CMS-designer, open-source contributor, highly proficient in general UI/UX design, excellent code documentation practices.
Social Intelligence (July 2021 - Present)
Santa Barbara, CA / Austin, TX
Social Intelligence
  • AWS system architecture and system administration (primarily maintaining EC2, S3, RDS, and EB and environments)
  • MySQL database architecture, administration, and management
  • Software engineer and architect for LAMP-based environment (primarily PHP)
  • Developing algorithms to analyze and automate user habits across social media platforms
cityCore, LLC (June 2008 - Present)
Austin, TX / Los Angeles, CA / Orlando, FL
cityCore, LLC
  • Lead developer and project manager for software team (primarily PHP driven)
  • Database and system-tree architect for data-centric LAMP system
  • Founder, designer, and lead developer of openFace software engine and citiCite platform
  • Managing client relationships, business development, extensive product development
  • System administrator for 8 node Linux cluster (Dell 2650s) running RHEL4.0 + CentOS
  • Architect and maintenance of AWS EC2 and RDS instances.
SuperCheapSigns (cityCore) (March 2018 - February 2020)
Austin, TX
SuperCheapSigns (cityCore)
  • Project manager and web architect for LAMP-based e-commerce web application
  • MySQL database architect and database migration lead developer
  • Manager and Agile scrum master for international development team; managing a full e-commerce rebuild
  • AWS system architect and lead of system administraton
eBay (April 2017 - July 2018)
Austin, TX
  • Working with Global Collections department to analyze and reduce fraud
  • Analyzing large data systems (trillions of data points) for fraud detection and prevention
  • Building internal reporting tools through SAS for visualizing alerts of users committing fraud
  • Developing algorithms designed to prevent and minimize fraudulent and abusive users within a multi-billion dollar marketplace
Bluemoon Software (cityCore) (May 2013 - March 2017)
Austin, TX
Bluemoon Software (cityCore)
  • Acting senior software engineer and system architect for LAMP environment
  • Worked as team ScrumMaster for migrating from homegrown system into Laravel Framework
  • UI/UX designer and developer for internal administration software
  • Implementing best practices for company (version control, knowledge base, bug tracker, etc.)
  • Acting as MySQL database architect for large enterprise environment (107 records)
  • Building and maintaining AWS EC2, RDS, and S3 instances for core infrastructure.
Dimensional Fund Advisors (vCFO) (May 2012 - May 2013)
Austin, TX
Dimensional Fund Advisors (vCFO)
  • Lead designer and developer for client-facing financial reporting system (PHP and Perl)
  • Migrated malformed legacy Perl code into clean Object-Oriented PHP for client-facing site
  • Attended and led regular requirement-gathering meetings with clients
  • Architected and managed MySQL database for internal reporting system (107 records)
Musician's Friend (Creative Circle) (March 2010 - April 2011)
Medford, OR / Los Angeles, CA / Austin, TX
Musician's Friend (Creative Circle)
  • Traveling software consultant and web application developer for team in Medford, Oregon (base in Los Angeles, CA)
  • Migrated front-end client retail system using standard web components, jQuery libraries and also Java
  • Developed custom interface of NetInsight's Unica for web analytics (required heavy jQuery interfacing)
HNTB (Miratek) (March 2011 - December 2011)
Austin, TX
HNTB (Miratek)
  • Designed custom content management system for State of Texas General Land Office
  • Lead team as lead PHP developer and MSSQL databae designer for CMS development
  • Implemented strict UI/UX practices with jQuery libraries
  • Managed backend environment of MSSQL running on Windows IIS (WIMP)
Devon (cityCore) (January 2010 - June 2010)
Houston, TX
Devon (cityCore)
  • Designed and developed internal content management system for GIS and mapping
  • Acted as lead C#.NET developer and managed development team
  • Developed UI/UX interface and custom designed graphical components (Photoshop)
  • Met project delivery goals of only 3 months from initial specs to full launch
ConnectionOpen (APS) (May 2008 - October 2009)
Austin, TX
ConnectionOpen (APS)
  • Designed proof-of-concept models for managing efficient routing algorithms
  • MySQL database architecture for managing 1000s of simultaneous live streaming connections
  • Created jQuery based front-end for UX and PHP based back-end
  • Managed team of engineers focused on reducing lag time for real-time multi-user audio recording and processing
Freescale / Metrowerks (APS) (May 2006 - March 2007)
Austin, TX
Freescale / Metrowerks (APS)
  • Built internal developer API toolset for international gaming platform developers
  • Build front-end codebase in ASP.NET with heavy Javascript front-end
  • Created internal toolsets in C/C++ for managing massive user importing capabilities
  • Implemented full server stack for RadixLive product for Nintendo Gamecube API management
Austin Programming Solutions (December 2005 - October 2009)
Austin, TX
Austin Programming Solutions
  • Managing contract software projects primarily focused in web development (using PHP, Perl, Embedded Perl, ASP, Ruby on Rails etc).
  • Acted as lead developer primarily specializing in LAMP systems using PHP
  • MySQL database architect for both Windows and UNIX-type environments
  • Managing software and business relationships between development team and software contracts
  • Specialization in LAMP-based custom content management systems (CMS) for various clients around the globe
SPDR Management, LLC (March 2004 - November 2005)
Austin, TX
SPDR Management, LLC
  • Managed software PHP / C / C++ development team including graphic designers and acted as lead developer
  • Developed extensive PHP and MySQL client / server software and graphical web user interfaces
  • Developed custom Apache API modules in C / C++ for use on Linux/FreeBSD using MySQL C libraries for data tracking
  • Designed and implemented MySQL database strategies for large-sized projects (millions of rows, thousands of simultaneous connections)
The City Octagon (August 2003 - March 2004)
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
The City Octagon
  • Concept and site creator / designer / developer for city of Dunedin (pop: 118,000)
  • Designed flexible content management system based upon existing Linux / PHPNuke CMS tools
  • Original PHP module design and full mail deployment development software
  • Site and mailing daemon automation via PHP / mySQL
University of Otago in Dunedin (June 2003 - December 2003)
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
University of Otago in Dunedin
  • Oversaw the instruction of several hundred freshman and software mathematics students
  • TA for calculus, discrete mathematics, number theory, differential equations, abstract algebra, and linear algebra
  • Worked directly with mathematics professors at the University of Otago to inform the status of student progress and to create testing material
RW3 Technologies, Inc. (December 2002 - May 2003)
Austin, TX
RW3 Technologies, Inc.
  • Extensive PHP/ MSSQL web interface testing
  • SQL scripting for testing automation process
  • Quality performance reviewing and reporting
Centro Ecologico Akumal (May 2000 - August 2000)
Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Centro Ecologico Akumal
  • Digital Video filming and still capturing
  • Computer technician for Akumal network
  • Assisted university Doctoral candidate in underwater photography and biological research
Hines Corporation (August 1999 - February 2000)
Houston / Austin, TX
Hines Corporation
  • Digital Video filming / capturing / synchronization
  • Multimedia CD-ROM design (animation via Adobe Premiere)
  • Conducted and managed digital video interviews with Jeff Hines, Hasty Johnson, and Leo Chen
Nimble Manufacturing, LLC. (July 1997 - August 2001)
Austin, TX
Nimble Manufacturing, LLC.
  • Factory Operations Manager
  • Developed algorithms to automate manufacturing process
  • Network / System Administrator for NT 4.0
  • Web Developer / Product Photographer
The University of Texas at Austin
Graduated May 2003
The University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelors Degree in Mathematics
  • Number Theory Curriculum
  • Mathematics Core GPA: 3.48
New York University
Attended 1999
New York University
  • Tisch School of the Arts
  • Writing and Visual Arts
  • Cumulative GPA: 4.0
  • First Language English
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Basic Italian
  • Basic Arabic (Modern Standard)
  • "The American Prison Population" - TX NORML - Austin, TX - 7/6/2016
  • "Running a 3rd-Party Campaign" - Bexar County Conference - San Antonio, TX - 11/17/2015
  • "Reversing Marijuana Prohibition in Texas" - TX NORML - Austin, TX - 8/5/2015
  • "Social Media for Political Campaigns" - Leadership Conference - Round Rock, TX - 8/1/2015
  • "New Urbanism" - Synchronic - Grand Rapids, MI - 11/13/2014
  • "Legalizing Gay" - Log Cabin Republicans - Austin, TX - 7/10/2014
  • "Ending the Drug War in Texas" - TX NORML - Austin, TX - 7/2/2014
The Rude Mechanicals Board of Directors
  • Advisory Board Member (June 2017 - Present)
  • Treasurer (August 2015 - June 2017)
  • Board Member (August 2013 - June 2017)
The Rude Mechanicals Board of Directors
LP National Committee
  • Region 7 National Committee Member (April 2015 - June 2016)
LP National Committee
Generous Art Board of Directors
  • Board Member (September 2013 - Deember 2015)
  • Technology Committee Chair (October 2014 - December 2015)
Generous Art Board of Directors
City of Austin Mueller Commission
  • Austin City Commissioner (August 2009 - June 2010)
City of Austin Mueller Commission
  • Available immediately upon request
  • Available immediately for on-site work, domestic travel, and/or international travel