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- Jan 2012 - Present: tenXer, Inc.
Writing and maintaining Python.
- Jul 2010 - Feb 2012: IMVU Inc.
Software Engineer / Senior Software Engineer
Wrote and maintained PHP, HTML, JS, and CSS for customer-facing and internal website that handles millions of daily hits.
Worked on experimental API server, powered by node.js, redis, and MySQL, and wrote the example API connection code for PHP-based consumers.
Dec 2009 - Jul 2010: Yahoo! Inc.
Software Applications Development Engineer
Developed and maintained a single internal application. Fixed tens of thousands of PHP Codesniffer errors, made pages valid XHTML, converted pages to make more consistent use of CSS, reduced the dependency on XHR by simplifying page flow and operation.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2009: SugarCRM
Maintained and customized internal and customer-facing PHP-based applications.
Put web filesystems under subversion control, trained engineers and designers on same, built and maintained tools to check and enforce proper usage.
Migrated CMS from Mambo to Drupal by writing a custom data conversion script and rewriting dozens of customizations into drupal modules.
Sep 2004 - Aug 2008: University of Minnesota - Student Unions & Activities
Worked in conjunction with marketing and design staff to maintain and update PHP and MySQL-based websites.
Placed PHP library code under CVS source control.
Added AJAX to administrative tools.
Built frameworks and tabular data viewers.
Identified and fixed 99% of PHP warnings and notices from all hosted sites.
Overhauled the proprietary calendar software to improve speed, allow many custom views, and add RSS and iCal feeds.
Built a new media management tool for the Whole Music Club with custom show, band, and performer tagging.
Jul 2003 - Aug 2004: Prostaff Temporary Services
Reporting Analyst (Contracted to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage)
Created, modified, executed and delivered reports, spreadsheets and complex SQL on staffing levels.
Independently developed an automated reporting system that increased efficiency and productivity tenfold using MSSQL and VBA within the existing (mandatory) Access frontend. Wrote and refactored thousands of lines of SQL.
Dec 2000 - Apr 2002: Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc.
Supported design, editorial, and ad sales groups in updating sites for high profile clients like Hearst-Argyle, NBC, and Post-Newsweek.
2004 - Present: University of Minnesota
Pursuing Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
Dean's List Fall 2004
Oct 2001 - Nov 2006: Gallery
Contributed patches to Gallery1.
Joined team in 2003.
Built and hosted nightly CVS/Subversion check outs.
Spearheaded icon packs module.
Evangelized UTF-8 for Gallery2.
Wrote Gallery1 to Gallery2 migration module.