David Schooley, Software Developer in Hagerstown, MD, United States
David Schooley

Software Developer in Hagerstown, MD, United States

Member since June 17, 2014
David is an innovative and award-winning full stack PHP developer. He has a proven ability to develop complex, scalable, and fault-tolerant applications, and work through unique or complex problems to find elegant solutions. David also has extensive experience with LAMP stacks, as well as extensive front-end and technical leadership skills.
David is now available for hire



  • PHP, 12 years
  • MySQL, 12 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • jQuery, 7 years
  • REST, 5 years
  • JSON, 5 years
  • Yii, 4 years
  • Bootstrap, 4 years


Hagerstown, MD, United States



Preferred Environment

OSX, SVN, Git, Sublime, CLI

The most amazing...

...product I've ever built aggregated multiple data sources with little in common into a central management system.


  • Manager of Engineering

    2014 - PRESENT
    Sabre Hospitality Solutions
    • Managed team of 7 developers on client and product development work.
    • Helped create the Synxis Instasite solution for SHS, a website creator software for hoteliers.
    • Helped create a central management system for managing ad spend across multiple different channels such as Bing, Trip Advisor, Kayak, Google HPA, and Trivago, with further integration possible.
    • Led production efforts on largest custom client CMS and website build in recent company history. Architected a solution for all data and features and innovated new features to support client needs.
    • Created a tool to manage and automate data pushes for thousands of clients to Google Analytics accounts from various data sources.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, SVN, Git, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Yii, Bootstrap, jQuery
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2011 - 2014
    Sabre Hospitality Solutions
    • Created simple inventory system for managing bike and meeting room rentals.
    • Created SMS based mobile shopping cart system, along with custom CMS for managing inventory and integration into MICROS and Hetras Property Management Systems.
    • Created, documented, and maintained Single Sign On system for all of division's tools.
    • Created centralized user and tool management system for entire division, including all clients.
    • Integrated SalesForce, Desk.com, and other third party applications into centralized user management system.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, SVN, Git
  • Lead Developer

    2005 - 2011
    d'Vinci Interactive
    • Created custom learning management system used to build all client web applications.
    • Rewrote client websites in PHP from WebDNA.
    • Learned ColdFusion and created WebRangers website, using ColdFusion, Flash, and Web Services.
    • Created large learning platform for American Board of Pediatrics and other medical boards.
    • Created Flash-based learning management system for CD distributions of MICROS Opera PMS training.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Flash, Oracle, MSSQL, Moodle, ColdFusion


  • SynXis InstaSite (Development)

    Website creation / wizard tool for hoteliers. Custom implementation of Concrete5 CMS integrated with several custom systems and server configurations to create a process for hoteliers to build their own websites without any developer involvement.


  • Languages

    HTML5, PHP, SQL, CSS3, ColdFusion, JavaScript, Lua
  • Frameworks

    Yii, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3, Yii 2, Zend Framework, CakePHP
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Facebook API, jQuery UI, Facebook SDK
  • Tools

    Sublime Text 3, Subversion (SVN), DataTables, Git
  • Paradigms

    REST, Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, Oracle PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Other

    Web App Development, SOAP, Product Management, Project Management


  • Associate's degree in Computer Science
    2002 - 2004
    York Technical Institute - York, PA

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