Michael Foss, Software Developer in Matamoras, PA, United States
Michael Foss

Software Developer in Matamoras, PA, United States

Member since June 20, 2019
Michael has created LAMP eCommerce sites, React sites, React Native applications, and Node servers for top-tier international companies. With his fantastic communication and leadership skills, he has led teams of developers from 2-10. His most attractive attribute is his attention to detail, followed closely by his demand for quality. He has significant experience working in the fashion and beauty industry.
Michael is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Matamoras, PA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Git, Node.js, LAMP, React Native, React, Emacs

The most amazing...

...project I've created was a sunglasses eCommerce website that incorporated a virtual try-on, data integration from halfway around the world, and a team of 20.

Employment

  • Lead Front-end Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Valtech
    • Created an internal B2B eCommerce application for iOS using React Native.
    • Created a user storage application using React and Node.js; implemented Express server to use as middleware to third-party services.
    • Implemented company-wide standard coding practices using custom ESLint configuration and Husky.
    Technologies: Fractal Algorithms, Storybook, Grunt, Gulp.js, Webpack, Backbone.js, Vue.js, Node.js, React Native, React, ECMAScript (ES6)
  • Solution Architect and Team Lead

    2012 - 2015
    Valtech
    • Saved relationship with the #1 international fashion client.
    • Rebuilt a LAMP-based eCommerce website.
    • Created a LAMP eCommerce sunglasses website from scratch.
    • Translated and stored massive XML data for PHP consumption using Memcache.
    • Delivered company-wide transition from SVN to Git.
    • Assisted in tripling original office size of 17 employees.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, C#, LAMP
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Jack Morton Worldwide
    • Created a custom calendar and scheduling app for the company using the LAMP stack.
    • Created a synchronization application that consumed content in XML and exposed to Flash application using PHP.
    Technologies: XML, ActionScript, LAMP
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2011
    TNT Max
    • Worked with a global banking client to create custom reports.
    • Upgraded the system from VB.NET to C#.
    • Consumed CSV and XML data, transformed data, and sent it to the FTP server on a tight schedule.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, VB.NET, C#
  • Web Developer

    2003 - 2011
    Clarion Safety Systems, LLC.
    • Maintained the LAMP-based eCommerce system.
    • Created a tool to synchronize data between local and remote MySQL databases using Bash scripting; later upgraded to a C# application and MS SQL databases.
    • Revamped the website, changing a LAMP eCommerce system to C#, MS SQL, and SAP.
    • Created a LAMP-based website for a startup company.
    • Created a quote-and-order-entry system using emergent Ajax technology (before it was called Ajax) and synchronized the data to SAP.
    • Created a LAMP-based database management system for the company to manage items, inventory, quotes, orders, and other company data.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, C#, LAMP

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP 5, ECMAScript (ES6), PHP 3, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, VB.NET, ActionScript, C#, C#.NET, XML, Sass, Less, CSS3, HTML5
  • Libraries/APIs

    Async, React, Vue.js, Node.js, jQuery, Backbone.js, Socket.IO, Vue.js 2, XHR
  • Tools

    Git, Jira, Emacs, Gulp.js, Grunt, Webpack, NPM
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile, Functional Programming
  • Other

    Ajax, ES6 Promises, GitFlow, Storybook, Fractal Algorithms, SSH
  • Frameworks

    React Native, CodeIgniter, ASP.NET Core 2, Express.js
  • Platforms

    Apache2, LAMP, MacOS, Linux, Windows
  • Storage

    MySQL, Memcached, Microsoft SQL Server, Redis

Education

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2012 - 2014
    East Stroudsburg University - Pennsylvania, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2000 - 2003
    East Stroudsburg University - Pennsylvania, USA

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