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Jerry Hermel

Jerry Hermel

Sherman Oaks, CA, United States
Member since January 10, 2014
Jerry's 34-year career in engineering with Boeing has given him broad hands-on experience in many aspects of cutting-edge technology. His professional experience includes diverse accomplishments in software/web development, systems engineering, data analytics, applied math, and web-based commerce.
Jerry is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • MySQL, 20 years
  • Perl, 20 years
  • Linux, 20 years
  • Applied Mathematics, 20 years
  • PHP, 18 years
  • CodeIgniter, 5 years
  • Laravel 5, 3 years
  • PhpStorm, 1 year
Sherman Oaks, CA, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux, Unix, PhpStorm, Eclipse, NetBeans, Git
The most amazing...
...piece of software I've developed is a shopping bot to scour the web in real-time for the best deals on millions of items. This was before Google, NexTag, etc.
Employment
  • Director of Engineering
    Trestian
    2014 - PRESENT
    • Designed and led the development of a mobile app, back-end data collector and analyzer, and JSON-based API for the MedAdaptics response-guided medication system (http://medadaptics.com).
    • Developed HIPAA-compliant medical dictation/documentation management tool for Superior Outsourced Services, Inc. (https://superioroutsourcinginc.com).
    Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Custom WordPress plugins, MySQL, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap 3, Doctrine 2, REST API
  • Chief Technology Officer, Co-founder
    MedAdaptics, Inc. (San Diego, CA)
    2011 - PRESENT
    • Handled overall technical management.
    • Designed and led the development of a mobile app, back-end data collector and analyzer, and JSON-based API for the MedAdaptics response-guided medication system.
    • Developed a methodology for capturing real-time patient care analytics and generating role-specific toxicity guidance according to patient self-reporting and biometric sensor input.
    Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter, MySQL, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap 3, Doctrine 2, REST API
  • Chief Technology Officer, Co-founder
    FastSnap, LLC (Reseda, CA)
    1999 - PRESENT
    • Managed the technology aspects of the FastSnap photo portal and photographer network.
    • Developed all of the front and back-end software using PHP, Perl, and MySQL as a software base.
    Technologies: Perl, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Authorize.NET
  • Senior Scientist, Project Manager, Department Manager (Retired)
    Boeing/Hughes Aircraft, (El Segundo, CA, Canoga Park, CA)
    1979 - 2012
    • Worked on various projects ranging from spacecraft systems engineering/integration, spacecraft propulsion, missile ordnance systems, and line and project management to new business and IR&D.
    Technologies: Aerospace
Experience
  • MedAdaptics Response-guided Medication Therapy System (Development)
    http://medadaptics.com

    A mobile Cloud-based integrated technology platform for specialty pharmacies to keep patients on track with their medication therapy.

  • Trestian (Development)
    https://trestian.com/#portfolio

    Director of Engineering at southern California-based web/software development firm for businesses and startups.

  • FastSnap Digital Photo Portal and Photographer Network (Development)

    A unique online digital photo service that provides a one-stop solution for digital photos of homes, schools, offices, stores, factories, churches, bridges, roads, intersections, or vehicles.

  • ValueFind Product Search Engine (Development)

    One of the first online comparison shopping search engines. The original version scoured the web in real-time for the best prices on millions of products. It was featured in a 2000 Newsweek article.

  • Patent (1998): Graphical Search Engine Visual Index (Other amazing things)

    I was awarded a patent for an innovative visual search engine results index, or summary, that was later sold for >$500K.

Skills
  • Languages
    PHP, Perl, Java, R, C++, Python, C
  • Frameworks
    Laravel 5, CodeIgniter
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, jQuery UI
  • Paradigms
    Procedural programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Data Science, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms
    Unix, Linux
  • Storage
    MySQL
  • Misc
    Applied Mathematics
  • Tools
    PhpStorm
Education
  • Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering, Focus in Applied Mathematics/Fluid Mechanics
    University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
    1979 - 1984
  • M.S. degree in Applied Mechanics
    University of California - San Diego, CA
    1977 - 1978
  • B.A. degree in Mathematics
    University of California - Los Angeles, CA
    1973 - 1977
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