Senior PHP Developer2014 - 2019CommPartners
- Maintained and updated many legacy codebases.
- Migrated a large existing system from Laravel 4 to Laravel 5 and from Bootstrap 2 to Bootstrap 4.
- Performed database query optimizations to reduce query counts and improve database performance.
- Optimized database table structures to improve query performance and simplify the associated PHP code.
- Added multiple third-party API integrations for account management and payment processing.
- Maintained and updated a custom reporting API for both in-house and customer use.
- Performed large-scale system wide refactorings to reduce technical debt.
Software Developer2007 - 2014Robertson Heating Supply Company
- Created and maintained multiple APIs for internal and external use.
- Administered Linux and Windows servers.
- Created multiple PHP/Ajax content management systems, including one with a real-time preview of multiple data formats and sources.
- Created a program to integrate with the Postfix email pipeline to parse, archive, and de-duplicate attachments on all incoming and outgoing messages.
- Developed a Flash application in Flex/ActionScript to manage communication with a select groups of customers via their preferred method (fax, mail, or email).
- Developed and maintained an online catalog system.
- Created a tool to automatically parse PDF documents and import customer-specific details.