Tom Stanik, Software Developer in Edison, NJ, United States
Tom Stanik

Software Developer in Edison, NJ, United States

Member since November 14, 2012
Tom is a seasoned electrical/computer engineer with 15+ years of industrial engineering and coding experience, beginning with work at AT&T/Bell. He is a dedicated, top-notch problem solver with proven ability to get the job done.
Tom is now available for hire




Edison, NJ, United States



Preferred Environment

Vim Text Editor, Zend Studio, CVS, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is Robotic software that automatically steps a wafer prober to preform testing of semiconductor integrated circuits, i.e., test/measurement.


  • Head of Service Department

    2010 - 2012
    GCI Technologies
    • Managed team of technicians who repaired broken consumer electronics.
    Technologies: Debugging, Hardware, Team Management, Jira
  • PHP Developer and Systems Administrator

    2009 - 2011
    smsPREP, Inc
    • Joomla! component development to allow for the sending and receiving of millions of multiple choice questions and responses via SMS.
    • Kannel SMS Gateway development and integration.
    • Cron configuration for sending of automated SMS practice questions.
    Technologies: SMS, Joomla, PHP
  • 2007

    2007 - 2007
    • PHP developer and system administrator.
    Technologies: MySQL, Linux, Apache, PHP, Drupal
  • System Administrator / Developer

    2006 - 2007
    • Lead developer and system administrator (Linux) for which sold retail consumer goods on the internet.
    Technologies: PHP, osCommerce
  • Senior Manager

    2004 - 2005
    Forticon, LLC
    • Developed and sold a polyurethane system to to mold concrete building materials.
    Technologies: Manufacturing
  • Head of Manufacturing

    2004 - 2005
    NeoPad Technologies Inc.
    • Head of Manufacturing - responsible for the team which produced prototype polyurethane polishing pads used in the semi-conductor industry.
    Technologies: Production, Manufacturing
  • President

    2003 - 2004
    Wi-On Networks
    • WiFi - designed wireless coverage for large deployment of WiFi (Hotels).
    • Networking - networked each of the access points back to a central server room.
    • Routers - configured routers to use/bypass network.
    • DNS - customized DNS servers for network topology.
    • DHCP - customized the IP address allocation for different network segments.
    Technologies: DHCP, DNS, Networking, WiFi
  • Member of the Technical Staff - Research Department

    1985 - 2002
    AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories
    • Integrated circuit (IC) design and simulation.
    • Wafer fabrication.
    • Unix system administration.
    Technologies: Hardware Design, Engineering, Perl, AWK, C, Unix


  • Drupal CMS

    Drupal site used as landing page for my personal domain.

  • vBulliten

    Private vBulletin site used for managing parts inventory and internal messaging.

  • SugarCRM

    Private SugarCRM installation used to manage contacts.

  • Plone

    Private Plone CMS site used for file transfers.

  • Jira

    Private Jira site used for bug tracking and software development.

  • Confluence

    Private Atlassian Confluence website used for record keeping.


  • Languages

    C, Perl, AWK, Bash, C++, PHP, Python
  • Frameworks

  • Tools

    Jira, Git, SugarCRM, Apache, CVS, Vim Text Editor, Zend Studio
  • Platforms

    Linux, vBulletin, Joomla, osCommerce, Unix, Drupal, System V, FreeBSD
  • Other

    Embedded Software, System Administration, Team Management, Hardware, Debugging, SMS, Manufacturing, Production, Engineering, Hardware Design, WiFi, Networking, DNS, DHCP
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL


  • Masters Degree in Computer Engineering
    1995 - 1997
    Princeton University - New Jersey
  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering Degree in Computer Engineering
    1989 - 1994
    Stevens Institute of Technology - Hoboken, New Jersey

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