Vitae

Objective
To obtain a position with a progressive web development or software team with a focus on creativity and problem solving.  Providing challenging, rewarding and an opportunity to expand my knowledge and abilities in creating client centric solutions.

Professional Qualifications

Information technology, web programmer, computer technician
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Scrum Professional (CSP), ScrumMaster (CSM), and Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) with ten-year career creating and modifying dynamic websites, primarily built upon the PHP/MySQL language. Experience with replacing various hardware components, creating support documentation and training users to use various systems in a timely matter.  Combining qualifications, with outstanding performance in team building, team leadership and project management.

Technology Skills Qualifications

  • Project Management: PMP PMBOK Methodology, Agile/Scrum
  • Databases: MySQL, MS SQL and Relational Databases
  • Languages:SQL, HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, PHP, Javascript including JQuery and AJAX
  • Software:Scripts:MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Expression WebContent Management Systems (Joomla, Drupal, WordPress), E-Commerce Platforms (X-Cart, Open Cart, Zen Cart), Learning Management Systems (Moodle, Totara, Blackboard)

Experience with developing shopping carts, template engines, message boards, and updating web content to fit the needs of customers to ensure complete satisfaction. HTML/XHTML skillset focused on hierarchical, semantic document structure and search engine optimization. CSS pixel-level layout consistency with browser, version and platform independence. Designed layout and programmed templates for various companies and individuals.

Professional Experience

USC-Office of Public Health Practice    Columbia, SC [60% remote]      January 2012-Present
Senior Applications Analyst, promoted from System Programmer in August 2013
Responsible for advanced technical consulting to the Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) on the design, development, deployment, and testing of new applications within the MySPH portal web site, including Opportunity Manager and the Virtual Campus, as well as design and coding of web applications for OPHP partners.

USC-Office of Public Health Practice    Columbia, SC [60% remote] January 2012-Present
System Programmer
Served as the senior web programmer for the Office of Public Health Practice within the Arnold School of Public Health.  Created an online grant process that completely automates the submission process and aids administrator with approvals.  Programmed custom undergraduate and graduate exit surveys from the ground up for departments within the Arnold School.

Goose Creek Candles    [remote-part-time position]                              December 2011-Present
Director of Web Development
Responsible for implementing the ongoing development of the corporation’s technology and all product websites. Managed website development process for all corporate and product websites. Set standards for design in connection with the marketing and Communications department.

Systec Media LLC    Charleston, SC                                                     June 2006-January 2013
Chief Web Programmer
Multiple end-to-end web development projects including – securing long-term contracts, wire framing, PHP/XHTML programming, SunShop, OpenCart, Word Press, Joomla, Drupal, Mambo, and WHMCS theming, JavaScript and jQuery implementation.

South Carolina Web Development    Charleston, SC                                May 2004-June 2006
Freelance Programmer
Developed shopping cart systems to enhance contract clients’ website.  Additionally provided desktop support for computer systems for clients.

Anderson Oconee Behavioral Health Services    Anderson, SC               May 2002-May 2005
Substance Abuse Educator and Data Entry Specialist
Help coordinate Red Ribbon Week activities and other programs for Crescent High School and Starr Iva Middle School.  Assisted in the completion of grant applications to help fund the program by tracking student progress via student surveys.

Certification

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)-Project Management Institute
    July 2013-July 2016
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)-Scrum Alliance
    April 2014-April 2016
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)-Scrum Alliance
    November 2013-November 2015
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)-Scrum Alliance
    November 2013-November 2015

Education

  • Master of Education in Educational Technology
    University of South Carolina Aiken/2012-2014
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology
    College of Charleston/2003-2011
  • Associates in Computer Technology
    Trident Technical College/2005-2008
  • Associates of Art
    Trident Technical College/2005-2008