Ken Edwards, C# Developer in Hiawassee, GA, United States
Ken Edwards

C# Developer in Hiawassee, GA, United States

Member since January 7, 2020
Ken's been programming for the last 30 years—as an owner of a software development business, full-time employee, consultant, and freelancer. He's done all aspects of software development, including planning, analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance. Ken has built over 100 computer applications for small to medium-size businesses, individuals, and ministries—from the most simple to the very complex.
Ken is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Hiawassee, GA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery

The most amazing...

...project I've built transitions a ministry from a 25-year-old manual system into full automation with registration, payments, mapping, tracking, & notifications.

Employment

  • President | CEO

    2001 - PRESENT
    ICN Ventures
    • Provided various services including analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, deployment, hosting, maintenance on over 100 software applications over 30 years as a software developer.
    • Performed administrative functions including accounting, office management, purchasing, asset management, and compliance.
    • Hired, fired, interviewed, and evaluated employees, performed other HR tasks.
    • Interfaced with customers, documented projects, built estimates, online and on-site training, customer support, and website/cloud hosting.
    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, VS 2017, IIS, Web, Console, Services Apps
  • Senior Software Developer

    1998 - 2001
    PowerServe International, Inc.
    • Designed and built several classic ASP applications with supporting SQL server databases for various clients, including company stores.
    • Built the company's first content management system to dynamically build websites for end users.
    • Developed a website for large real estate firm in GA/SC, including one of the first automated interfaces to a multiple listing service to keep property information up to date and current.
    Technologies: C, Classic ASP, SQL Server
  • Senior Software Engineer and Consultant

    1994 - 1998
    Syntellect, Inc.
    • Built a predictive algorithm and implemented several probability-distribution theories, for customer service phone calls to aid in scheduling, staffing and keeping CS personnel busy by minimizing downtime between calls.
    • Worked with customers on the implementation and testing strategies for call centers.
    • Collaborated with Syntellect employees on integration into other software products.
    Technologies: C#, SQL Server
  • Software Developer

    1987 - 1994
    AT&T
    • Served as the developer on a team that managed long-distance network trouble reports.
    • Built C modules and developed/maintained interfaces between AT&T hardware and network assets on the long-distance network and systems reporting troubles from AT&T operators and network troubleshooters.
    • Trained end-users and provided on-site customer support.
    Technologies: C, Oracle Database

Experience

  • SWATAdvance.com (Development)
    https://swatadvance.com

    I fully automated a 25-year-old manual process to manage and interact with events, volunteers, ministers, students, vendors and locations with each other.

    I also handled all of the design and development work, implementation, and on-site customer training. Currently, I'm hosting and providing support and maintenance. My work on this project included several API interfaces, payment processing, SMS/MMS, and email communication.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON

  • FundRacers.org (Development)

    I built this site to manage 5K race events. It enables account setup, race registration, donations, credit card payments, SMS/MMS notifications, merchandise purchasing, reporting and interfacing with race timing software.

    I did all of the design and development work including the implementation. Currently, I'm also handling hosting and providing support and maintenance.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, Query, JSON

  • Chronic Care Management Tracking System (Development)
    https://ccmtrak.com

    I built this site and system for a group of family practice physicians' offices to track and monitor time and treatment for their chronic care management patients. It included responsive data entry, prediction algorithms, patient surveys, comprehensive care plan management and interfacing to electronic health record systems.

    I handled all of the design and development work along with the implementation. Currently, I'm also doing the hosting, providing support and maintenance, and executing the onboarding and new user training. Currently, it has over 50 active physicians using the system.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Meals By Grace (Development)
    https://mealsbygrace.org

    This site needed to manage service events for a ministry providing meals to needy families. Volunteers can set up and manage accounts, register for service events, track volunteer hours. I implemented an extensive Google maps interface to allow volunteers to select families to deliver meals to and an admin site allows ministry staff to manage, maintain and report on families being served. It handles over 500 volunteer registrations per week and accepts credit card donations and manages/processes recurring donations on a schedule, comprehensive reports.

    It also enforces volunteer limits at three levels and generates name tags, labels, check-in sheets, and other documents for service days along with SMS/MMS/email campaigns and notifications. I did all design and development work along with the implementation. Currently, I'm also hosting and providing support and maintenance.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery

  • PLACEinME (Development)
    https://placeinme.com

    I built this site to allow college students to take online personality and gifts assessments, view and analyze results, and generate and print graphs. Students can connect with other students online who share similar personality types, gifts, majors, and other connection points.

    The admin site allows the management of schools and students and a separate store site to purchase access to the assessment site. It takes credit card payments and has SMS/MMS notifications.

    I did all design and development work along with the implementation. Currently, I'm also hosting and providing support and maintenance.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Southern Tab (Development)
    https://southerntab.com

    I built this website to provide an online store for purchasing cigars. It allows retail and wholesale purchases along with credit card payments.

    I did all design and development work along with the implementation. Currently, I'm also hosting and providing support and maintenance.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery

  • ProgressTrak (Development)

    I built this site to enable special education therapists to input, track, and report on therapy services provided to public school students. The software determines eligibility for Medicaid reimbursement, then sends EDI requests to Georgia Medicaid to process reimbursement payments to school systems. The admin site allows for the management of systems, therapists, students, and school administrators as well as searching, reporting and audit reviews.

    I did all design and development work along with the implementation and integration of HIPAA compliance features. Currently, I'm also hosting and providing support and maintenance.

    Technologies: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, JavaScript, jQuery

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, JavaScript, CSS
  • Frameworks

    ASP.NET, Classic ASP
  • Libraries/APIs

    Twilio API, jQuery, SendGrid API, Google Maps SDK
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, Gimp
  • Paradigms

    Database Design, HIPAA Compliance
  • Storage

    SQL Server 2012
  • Other

    Credit Card Processing, Technical Support, Recurring Payments, Training, Web Hosting, SMS Gateways, Windows Services, Email Delivery, Responsive UI, IIS 8, HIPAA Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Platforms

    Azure

Education

  • Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics
    1985 - 1987
    Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Computer Science
    1981 - 1985
    Mars Hill University - Mars Hill, NC, USA

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