Studied Economics at the University of Virginia; currently working full-time as the web applications developer and Information Security Officer for the VA Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), with several years' worth IT experience in areas from application development and programming to systems administration to hardware troubleshooting to network administration and troubleshooting. For an exhaustive list of skills and history, feel free to check out my LinkedIn profile (http://lnkd.in/yigu-m)
My competencies encompass a broad spectrum of application development platforms, languages, and technologies. My particular interest lies in challenging projects, most usually those that involve extensive API integrations, "gluing" together disparate systems, legacy systems ports to web-based systems, and analytics-based solutions.
I aim to deliver the highest calibre of technical support and services to clients. Whether it be troubleshooting a cantankerous printer or designing an intricate PHP script to provide Facebook integration to an existing website, I have the resources and experience available to bring the forefront of technology to you and to help you leverage that technology in an imaginative, cost-effective manner. Consider working with me you on your next project; let me provide you the with the service that no one else will. I realize that many of my competitors have strong skillsets, but none will go the extra mile to ensure your utmost satisfaction like I will.
Town of Crewe, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University
BS Electrical Engineering
University of Virginia
2001 - 2005
Jennings-McMillian & Hamner-McMillian Funeral Home
IT Specialist & Funeral Director's Assistant
2008 - 2009
Managed all aspects of IT relating to the business of two independently-owned funeral homes, including deployment of Samba file servers in heterogeneous work environments; managing hardware and software requirements; license and PCI compliance; set up and maintained networking environment. Responsible for design of much of the printed material. Additionally handled pre-need and at-need casework.
Creative Electrical Contractors, Inc.
Assistant Project Manager
2006 - 2008
I assisted the Senior Project Manager in the management of the Virginia Center for BehavioralRehabilitation project in Burkeville, VA (Electrical Contract Value approx. $5 million). I also performed reviews of engineers' and contract specifications for materials orders; released purchase orders based on reviews coordinated by superiors, engineers, owners, general contractors, and vendors.
Though part of the Project Management Team, I played a vital part in the company's IT realm. Notable accomplishments include: aided in implementing Exchange Server 2003 for enterprise-wide email distribution and archival; designed/maintained a company intraweb site, complete with database application implemented in PHP/SQL to allow systematic web and network-based cataloging/retrieval of document data; managed off-site corporate networking/security applications and hardware (including Linux firewalls and Cisco VPN equipment) in conjunction with our Internet Service Provider (ISP) and networking security contractor, under supervision of Office Manager; implemented a mobile project management suite (Field2Base), coordinated between Company Owner, product vendor, and internal staff, under supervision of Office Manager and Owner; implemented and maintained an enterprise installation of Primavera 6 (professional ERP and scheduling) for the company. Was also front-end operator of the ERP system; designed reports using Crystal Reports extracting data from Sage Timberline accounting system; redesigned newsletter that is sent to key clients and associates -- also redesigned company clothing layout; performed desktop/application/server/printer/networking support on an as-needed basis throughout the enterprise.