Resume

Employment

PMG — Fort Worth, TX
Senior Software Engineer — December 2012 - Present

  • Build and manage several large, internal tools related to the advertising industry
  • Work with MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Elasticsearch
  • Work with clients to develop custom website solutions -- mostly WordPress
  • Serve in a DevOps capacity for the office

PMG — Fort Worth, TX
Lead SEO Engineer — December 2010 - December 2012

  • Designed, planned, and implemented SEO campaigns for various clients (from small to Fortune 500)
  • Developed and maintained WordPress plugins for internal use and public release
  • Communicated daily with clients and vendors

ClassicalGuitar.org
Founder, Editor, Code Monkey — 2008 - Present

  • Maintain and monitor site-wide SEO implementation
  • Maintain and update all website code
  • Publish articles and coordinate with writers

Austin Peay State University — Clarksville, TN
Graduate Assistant — 2008 - 2010

  • Managed and monitored the music department's listening library
  • Taught undergraduate guitar class
  • Assisted professors with research and administrative tasks

Other Experience

  • Private guitar lessons
  • Freelance web development and SEO

Education

Austin Peay State University — Clarksville, TN
Master of Music — 2010

Drake University — Des Moines, IA
Bachelor of Music Business & Performance — 2008

Skills

PHP

Python

  • Web development (Flask, Django)
  • SQLAlchemy
  • Web scraping
  • Desktop application development with wxPython

JavaScript

  • BackboneJS
  • jQuery
  • ReactJS

DevOps

  • Extensive experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Automation (via Fabric)
  • Multi-server architectures

Databases

  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Elasticsearch
  • MongoDB

Version Control

  • Git
  • SVN

HTML/CSS

  • Modern HTML5 & CSS3
  • Responsive Design
  • SCSS
  • Experience with Bootstrap & Foundation

WordPress

  • Theme development
  • Plugin development
  • Deploying WordPress on cloud based hosting

Other

  • Java (mid-level)
  • Clojure (mid-level)
  • Scala (novice)
  • Go (novice)
  • I like to learn new stuff, so I'm game for anything

Awards

  • Eagle Scout
  • Numerous academic scholarships