Nate Hampson, Full-stack Developer in Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Nate Hampson

Full-stack Developer in Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Member since March 5, 2022
Nate has been engaged with technology for over 20 years. In that time, he built a successful IT company and helped hundreds of companies overcome technical and business challenges. He loves problem solving and building solutions that have a tangible impact on the quality of work and life for his customers.
Nate is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • G&F Financial Group
    Governance, IT Governance, Risk Management, Financial Risk Management
  • Stratum Systems
    JavaScript, PHP, PostgreSQL, CentOS, Linux, Windows Server, IIS, MariaDB...
  • HCS Technologies
    Windows, Windows Server, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)...

Experience

Location

Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, PostgreSQL, Vue, PHP, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is software to help with the delivery of fresh, locally grown snacks to over 1,000 schools and 500,000 students.

Employment

  • Director

    2019 - PRESENT
    G&F Financial Group
    • Served on the Board of Directors, providing strategy, governance, and oversight to the CEO and Executive Team on behalf of the membership.
    • Contributed technology and security expertise to the Board of Directors in regular board meetings and the Audit Committee and Investment and Lending Committee.
    • Provided oversight as part of the Board of Directors during multiple credit union mergers.
    • Engaged with regulators, internal and external auditors, and the Executive team to continually assess and monitor Credit Union regulatory compliance, health, and financial sustainability.
    Technologies: Governance, IT Governance, Risk Management, Financial Risk Management
  • Founder, Director, Sr. Software Developer

    2007 - PRESENT
    Stratum Systems
    • Managed a team of IT professionals and software developers, growing the team from 2 to 15.
    • Served as the primary point of contact for customers, assisting in translating business needs into functional requirements and communicating those to the relevant team members.
    • Designed, developed, and maintained custom software solutions on various platforms, including PHP and C# on Windows and Linux.
    • Designed and administered relational databases, including PostgreSQL, MariaDB (MySQL), and Microsoft SQL Server.
    • Designed and maintained IP networks and related technologies and protocols, including DHCP, VLAN, VPN, DNS, Routing, LDAP, Firewall, and NAT.
    • Developed a wide basis of knowledge and put it to use troubleshooting complex problems involving multiple integrated systems.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, PostgreSQL, CentOS, Linux, Windows Server, IIS, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, PhpStorm, Windows, Vue, CSS, Documentation, Architecture, REST, Software Architecture, APIs, jQuery
  • Technician

    2005 - 2007
    HCS Technologies
    • Maintained and supported IT Networks for small businesses, including medical, legal, manufacturing, and automotive sectors.
    • Established reputation as an effective problem solver and quick learner, eventually carrying out most day-to-day support tasks.
    • Developed custom software and tools for internal and customer use.
    Technologies: Windows, Windows Server, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Microsoft Active Directory, Networking, IP Networks, VPN, Firewalls, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Customer Support

Experience

  • Task Tracking, Time Keeping and Billing Software

    A PHP, PostgreSQL, and Vue.js application for tracking outstanding tasks and work to be done, recording notes and work, clocking time, and billing customers. It also includes automation functionality, calendaring, reporting, and payroll functions. It is has been used and continuously developed as a critical business application.

  • Back-office and Teacher Portal for School Snack Delivery

    I digitized and refined a paper-and-Excel-based process to expand the snack delivery program to over 1,000 schools and 500,000 students. The end product included a teacher portal with a delivery schedule and tracking, educational, and fundraising tools.

  • API for a Clean Courier Company

    I led a team to build an API on top of existing courier management software to allow customers to request quotes, submit orders, and query status directly. We also built integrations using this API into other services.

  • Tooling and Custom Form Development for Electronic Medical Records

    I designed the workflow and tooling around existing EMR software to enable more rapid and functional digitization of paper forms. I also assisted in training subsequent employees and provided coaching and support.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, CSS, SQL, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, Python, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), C#
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue, jQuery
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, Microsoft Access, VPN
  • Paradigms

    REST, Application Architecture
  • Platforms

    Windows, Windows Server, Software Design Patterns, CentOS, Linux
  • Other

    Documentation, Architecture, Software Architecture, Reporting, Microsoft Active Directory, Networking, IP Networks, Firewalls, Software Development Management, IIS, APIs, Governance, IT Governance, Risk Management, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Customer Support, Software Development, Web Applications, Billing, Financial Risk Management
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2003 - 2008
    Trinity Western University - Langley, BC, CA

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