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Michael A. Sypes Web Development

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Programmer Analyst

Goodwill of Central Arizona (May, 2014)

Website development and maintenance across a variety of systems
Drupal administration and development, including custom module development
Custom Wordpress development
Laravel MVC development
Mercurial version control, Issue Tracking
Part of team working together to solve corporate issues

Application Developer

Viridian Health Management (August, 2013 to May, 2014)

Website development and maintenance

Drupal administration and development, including custom module creation

Spearheaded migration of existing sites to Acquia hosting

Instituted development management practices, including version control systems with Git & Mercurial

Integration of public-facing sites with external systems via SOAP

Built custom Drupal registration system

Custom Drupal theming

PHP Development Consultant

Project Lead The Way (April, 2013 to July, 2013)

Custom Drupal CMS module development for education services company

Implemented RESTful integration with external services – Canvas LMS & NetSuite

Worked remotely as part of a distributed team

Provided support to other team members to meet specifications and deadlines

Integrated custom Javascript and PHP for Drupal

Git version control, Agile/Scrum-based development

Documented functional specifications for training end-users

Contracting PHP Developer

McMurry (May, 2012 to November, 2012)

Large-scale website development

Worked as part of a team to meet client specifications

Drupal CMS development included eCommerce and custom PHP module creation

Converted CSS for static mock-ups to work with Drupal theming layer

Integrated custom Javascript for Drupal

Git version control, AtTask project management, Agile/Scrum-based development

Documented functional specifications for training end-users

Senior Web Developer

Child & Family Support Services (January, 2011 to February, 2012)

Maintained & extended electronic health records intranet

Added valuable functionality to object-oriented PHP & MySQL custom framework

Assisted in UI/theming/Graphic Design

Retooled Javascript interface of employee worktime entry under tight deadline

Participated in planned rebuild using CakePHP MVC framework

Assisted in maintenance of virtual servers (LAMP)

Instituted improved version control mechanisms using Mercurial DVCS

Provided staff support

Rapid response to staff inquiries, bug reports, and enhancement requests

Consulting Web Contractor

Adaptive Curriculum (November, 2010 to January, 2011)

Redesigned US website and internal web applications for international eLearning company

Worked with marketing to produce new promotional website

Used jQuery to build dynamic interactive web application to display at trade shows

Lead Web Developer

Recovery Zone Services (September, 2008 to October, 2010)

Spearheaded conversion of ColdFusion sites into PHP/MySQL and Drupal CMS

Integrated secure protocols to handle credit card transactions with Authorize.net

Created Drupal site to aid clients’ recovery through guided self-assessment & therapist interaction

Wrote custom Drupal module

Created jQuery and Flot-based form for timeline input

Implemented web-accessible assessments for use by therapists and recovering addicts

Involved in development from conception through delivery

Developed & maintained site infrastructure, custom code, assisted in UI/theming/Graphic Design

Assistant Professor

Averett University (August, 2006 to August, 2008)

Taught lectures and labs in general, organic, environmental, and biochemistry for 1 – 20 students

Revised online textbook with PHP/MySQL

Web development team member, improved university's website

Assisted in local outreach program for training pubic school teachers