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Rick
rick@torzyn.com
904-728-2487
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32227
Web Developer Consultant
24 years experience
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Summary

  • After working for over 25 years as a successful full stack web developer, I am delving deeply into Machine Learning/Deep Learning to combine my web development experience with my educational background in statistics and data analysis.
  • Web Developer with extensive experience in Perl, PHP, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, jQuery, REST, Node.js, MySQL, MS SQL, Drupal, WordPress, Docker, VirtualBox, RedHat OpenShift, Linux Administration, Statistics, SPSS, SAS and Git.
  • Basic knowledge of React, Laraval, Django, Flask, TensorFlow, Keras, Numpy, OpenCV, MongoDB, Postgres, Hadoop, Neo4J and KNIME.
  • For hosting environments, I have used WHM/CPanel, Plesk, AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud, Cloudera via VirtualBox, and Google Cloud.
  • Strong interests and knowledge of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and embedded IoT devices.

Experience
Web Developer Consultant
Information Technology
Jan 2020 - present

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Web Developer
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Sr. Web Developer
Information Technology
Oct 2019 - Jan 2020
  • Worked on several internal company apps using Perl Mojolicious Framework and Sencha Ext JS, a proprietary JavaScript framework.
Ext.JS Web Developer Perl JavaScript
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2019 - Jul 2019
  • Python programmer working on enhancing Machine Learning enhanced OCR application for digitizing scanned forms.
  • Application written in Python and deployed as services in Docker containers.
  • Contributed to onboarding 3 new clients and significantly improving OCR accuracy.
Docker Containers Machine Learning Software Engineer Python OCR
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Sr. Software Developer
Information Technology
Dec 2016 - Jan 2019
Drupal Developer for large insurance company.
  • Full Agile company
  • daily standups, work in 10 day sprints, backlog refinement sessions, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Drupal developer on enterprise level websites using Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.
  • Create custom modules and services for Consumer insurance and Medicare websites.
  • Develop in RedHat OpenShift PaaS using Jenkins pipelines.
  • Provide solutions for defects in production and stage environments.
RedHat PaaS OpenShift Medicare Jenkins Drupal Agile Methodology
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SharePoint Developer/Consultant
Information Technology
Feb 2018 - Apr 2018
  • Designed and implemented SharePoint Company Intranet homepage using ShareBoot, a Bootstrap based theme for SharePoint Implemented company supplied wireframe/prototype homepage for company intranet
  • Provide training for in-house website administrator to create additional pages using theme templates.
  • Created six client-side custom webparts using HTML, CSS, and Javascript files.
Training Pages MS SharePoint JavaScript HTML CSS Database Design Bootstrap
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Web Applications Developer
Information Technology
Sep 2012 - Oct 2016
  • Developed, implemented and managed a multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French), fully responsive website (in 2012) using Drupal, an open source content management system.
  • Project Lead on data warehouse project to daily extract financial data from JD Edwards (using SSIS and ETL) into a SQL database for reporting using iDashboard data management and visualization application.
  • Designed, developed and implemented the Business Opportunity Launch Tracker (BOLT), a Drupal 7 based lead, project and contact management system saving the company $10,000+ per year in licensing fees.
  • Integrated BOLT with iDashboard using RESTful calls to extract information from Drupal database to create interactive charts, maps and graphs for executive dashboards in iDashboard.
  • Designed, developed and implemented the APR Energy Image Bank, a digital asset management (DAM) system utilizing Drupal 7 saving the company $10,000+ per year in licensing fees.
  • Project Lead for development and implementation of APR Energy company SharePoint Online Intranet.
  • Redesigned depreciated server-side sandboxed webparts to use client
  • side JavaScript Object Model (JSOM) and Representational State Transfer Application Programming Interface (REST API), saving the company $8,000 in redesign costs.
  • Using wireframes and prototypes provided by the company Art Director, created custom SharePoint responsive theme based on Share Boot theme.
  • Worked with internal departments to create department subsites, customizing to department needs.
  • Created subsites for physical plants located around the world, with plant local time shown and plant webcam real-time image, if available.
Asset Management Wireframing SSIS SQL Sandbox Project Management MS SharePoint JavaScript J.D. Edwards Drupal Database Design Data Warehousing Data Management Contract Management Content Management
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Owner
Information Technology
Jan 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Internet Programmer/Consultant specializing in open source software troubleshooting, Ecommerce programming, MySQL database administration and optimization, and custom coding for WordPress and Drupal CMS.
  • Creation of Online Book Database custom module for Drupal website using web-scraping and API integration from Amazon book data.
  • Administrator and Programmer for OMG Global Website (Drupal CMS)
  • Programmer for EDI System for Trucking Company (Perl and PHP)
DBA Wordpress Problem Solving MySQL eCommerce Strategies Drupal EDI
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Contract Programmer
Information Technology
Apr 2011 - Aug 2012
  • Internet Programmer/Consultant, multi-tenant Drupal 6, Joomla, WordPress development and theming. Administered Redhat Enterprise Linux Server using WHM, Cpanel, and SSH.
  • Managed AWS cloud instances for production and development servers.
Wordpress RedHat Linux AWS Drupal
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Contract Programmer
Information Technology
Mar 2011 - Aug 2012
  • Internet Programmer/Consultant for various projects.
  • Recently completed a Mysql/PHP/AJAX site for a major Florida university medical department involving student testing and medical procedure monitoring.
MySQL AJAX
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Programmer Associate
Information Technology
Apr 2010 - Dec 2010
  • Programmer for Internet consultant company.
  • Recent projects: developing Drupal websites, optimization of Mysql queries used for website search tool, study comparing speeds of Mysql Cluster, Master/Master/Slave Mysql configuration, and single Mysql database.
MySQL Drupal
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Owner
Information Technology
Dec 1996 - Jan 2010
  • Sole owner and developer of CyberCart, a Perl based shopping cart script used by over 200 companies to sell products on the internet..
  • Incorporated and affiliate system into CyberCart to assist merchants in successfully marketing and tracking product sales.
  • Integrated over a dozen credit card processing services including Payflow, Authorizenet, Linkpoint and Paypal.
Perl Sales
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Sr. Software Developer
Information Technology
Sep 2008 - May 2009
  • Worked on development of software as replacement for Salesforce to track sales contact and contract information using CakePHP in a MVC framework.
CakePHP MVC Salesforce
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Programmer
Information Technology
Jun 2003 - Jul 2008
  • Created, maintained and administrated Perl shopping cart script and store building script for over 500 wholesale distributors.
  • Created double opt-in auto- responder email program and numerous other scripts using Perl, PHP and Mysql databases.
PHP Perl MySQL
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Education
Master's in Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods
California State University 1994
Bachelor's in Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods
California State University-Fresno
Certifications
Laravel 5 Essential Training: 2
Testing, Securing, and Deploying
Learning Apache Cordova
Graph Analytics for Big Data
Neural Networks and Deep Learning OpenShift, Linux Administration, Statistics, SPSS, SAS and Git
Applied AI with DeepLearning
Skills
Perl
2020
13
Sales
2010
13
Drupal
2019
8
MySQL
2012
7
PHP
2008
5
Asset Management
2016
4
Content Management
2016
4
Contract Management
2016
4
Data Management
2016
4
Data Warehousing
2016
4
Database Design
2018
4
J.D. Edwards
2016
4
JavaScript
2020
4
MS SharePoint
2018
4
Project Management
2016
4
Sandbox
2016
4
SQL
2016
4
SSIS
2016
4
Wireframing
2016
4
RedHat
2019
3
Agile Methodology
2019
2
Jenkins
2019
2
Medicare
2019
2
OpenShift
2019
2
PaaS
2019
2
AJAX
2012
1
AWS
2012
1
DBA
2012
1
eCommerce Strategies
2012
1
EDI
2012
1
Linux
2012
1
Problem Solving
2012
1
Wordpress
2012
1
Basic
0
1
Bootstrap
2018
1
CakePHP
2009
1
CSS
2018
1
Data Analysis
0
1
Django
0
1
Docker Containers
2019
1
Ext.JS
2020
1
Hadoop
0
1
HTML
2018
1
jQuery
0
1
Machine Learning
2019
1
MongoDB
0
1
MS Azure
0
1
MVC
2009
1
node.js
0
1
OCR
2019
1
Pages
2018
1
PostgreSQL
0
1
Python
2019
1
REST
0
1
Salesforce
2009
1
Software Engineer
2019
1
Training
2018
1
VirtualBox
0
1
Web Developer
2021
1