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Chris McKinney | Elance
 
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Chris McKinney

Certified PHP5 Developer (Zend Certified Engineer)
   United States
  |   Madison, MN
  |  2:25 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I am a youthful, focused, Zend Certified Engineer (PHP5) who constantly tries to raise the bar by exceeding expectations, exercising originality, and delivering customer focused solutions that provide real value.

I've built web software for both start-ups and Fortune 1000 customers. I have managed both on-shore and off-shore software teams. I would love an opportunity to contribute my expertise and skill set to your next software project.

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Service Description

I have been building enterprise web applications for the last 6 years. I have a very strong working knowledge of:

* HTML/CSS
* PHP4/PHP5
* MySQL

I also have hands on experience working with the following tools and technologies:

* AJAX (jQuery)
* XML (Web Services - SOAP / Secure POST)
* Memcached
* ActiveMQ
* Javascript
* PostgreSQL
* Apache2
* Amazon S3
* Payment Processor Integrations (Payflowpro, Cybersource, Paypal)
* Facebook API
* phpUnit
* Frameworks (CodeIgniter, Some Zend Framework)
* Adobe Photoshop CS5 (Slicing layouts & converting for web)
* HTML5 Canvas
* Wordpress
* Clustered web environments

I also hold the following professional certifications:

* Zend Certified Engineer (PHP5)
* CompTIA A+
* Microsoft Certified Professional

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I have worked on a large variety of web projects during my career. I have handled everything from large, high dollar payment processor integrations (millions per year) to simple contact forms.

I am a flexible, easy-going guy. I am used to working in agile environments, so I can work with you on changing requirements. I prefer that my project stakeholders have visibility into the work being done. I prefer to communicate often to ensure that I understand project requirements accurately. I take pride in writing readable, maintainable code. I want to build lasting, long-term relationships with my clients.

I look forward to working with you on your next project....

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Employment

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Development Team Lead
2009 - 2010
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Web Applications Engineer
2007 - 2009
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PHP Developer
2005 - 2007

Education

North Idaho College
Computer Science
2003 - 2004

Keywords

php
mysql
html
ajax
css
zend
zce
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