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Shannon Craven

Shannon Craven

Kannapolis, NC, United States
Member since November 23, 2015
Shannon is a senior developer at a company that has a mobile payment platform for parking and transit. He's been programming since he was in the 5th grade. He is very experienced and skilled with the full LAMP stack. He is an expert PHP developer, but can also develop in many other languages, such as Java.
Shannon is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • PHP, 5 years
  • Linux, 5 years
  • Apache, 5 years
  • Java, 2 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 2 years
  • GWT, 2 years
  • SOAP, 1 year
  • Ansible, 1 year
Kannapolis, NC, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux, Vagrant, Ansible, PhpStorm, Eclipse, Git
The most amazing...
...project I've completed was a system that retrieved stored SQL queries and processed them with submitted parameters to rapidly develop reports.
Employment
  • Senior Developer
    2014 - PRESENT
    Passport, Inc.
    • Handled all integrations with partner systems using multiple protocols ( SOAP, REST, XML-RPC, etc ).
    • Oversaw the team for the configuration management application that our clients use to make changes to our system.
    • Implemented automatic testing, building, and deployment of our software.
    • Used Ansible to write automation scripts for standing up servers.
    • Contributed to a project to break up our monolithic code base to a more modularized set of services.
    Technologies: PHP, Java (GWT), Python, Linux, Redis, Amazon AWS, MySQL
  • Developer
    2010 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Migrated sites, cleaned up malware, coded for WordPress features, and contributed to many more projects for clients around the world.
    • Wrote a scraping utility to pull real estate listings from a clients account on a site, and a WordPress plugin to import them automatically to his site.
    • Helped a client who had been infected with malware get his site cleaned up and migrated to a different hosting provider.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, Linux
  • Linux Server Admin
    2013 - 2014
    Clickcom
    • Solely responsible for the administration of about 14 Linux virtual private servers.
    • Handled 100% of technical support for 800 hosting clients.
    • Helped with PHP development of WordPress sites.
    • Successfully migrated all 800 clients to a different hosting provider. This included fixing many bugs that came from different PHP environments.
    • Cleaned up and secured multiple sites after being hacked because of neglect (old PHP versions, old WordPress versions, weak passwords, etc).
    Technologies: Linux, PHP, WordPress, Cpanel
Skills
  • Languages
    PHP, Java, SQL, JavaScript, XML
  • Frameworks
    GWT, PHPUnit
  • Tools
    Composer, Ansible, Apache, Vagrant, php-fpm
  • Platforms
    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS EC2
  • Storage
    JSON, MySQL, Redis
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery
  • Paradigms
    REST
  • Other
    SOAP, XML RPC
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