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Nathaniel
nathanielhallford86@gmail.com
813-426-0451
3510 Devonshire Drive
Holiday, FL 34690
Senior Full Stack Engineer
14 years experience W2
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Summary

Objective:

  • To obtain an exciting position developing applications that change the world I am an experienced full stack web/mobile developer with extensive experience in many areas of technology.
  • I specialize in building products from conception to final product.
  • I have more than ten years of experience building web and mobile based products under MVC/Microservice based approaches/Docker CI/CD based approaches.
  • Master of scrum and well versed in agile based software development cycle.
  • Experienced with test driven development and QA using frameworks such as PHPunit, Simple Test, Mocha JS, and Jasmine.
  • I can work in a rapid sprint cycle environment and work on high traffic web applications.
  • I am well versed in developing applications that scale well and utilize caching/clean database models to handle load gracefully.
  • I pride myself on being a pragmatic developer and a person who can hit the ground running on any project.
  • I can easily get up to speed on software by just reading source code and not needing to read documentation.

Skills Summary:

  • Sixteen years of web development experience
  • Fourteen years of experience with PHP/MYSQL/MSSQL development
  • Fourteen years of experience with frontend development
  • Two years of experience with Python / Flask / and SQLAlchemy
  • Two years of experience with .NET / MSSQL Server / C#
  • Experience building applications using microservices and a DRY based approach
  • Five years of experience with Drupal Experience with building Drupal themes, modules, and
  • many contrib/core functionality.
  • Thirteen years of experience with Javascript
  • Two years of experience with TDD (test driven development)
  • Two years of experience with CI/CD
  • Experience with HTML5 and Canvas
  • Six years of experience with MongoDB and NOSQL
  • One year of experience with Vue.JS
  • One year of experience with ReactJS
  • Two years of experience with Elasticsearch
  • Four years of experience with BackboneJS
  • Four years of experience with Ember.JS
  • Three years of experience with Angular.JS (Version 1, Version 2, Version 6)
  • Three years of experience with Node.js
  • Three years of experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • One year of experience with Java Experience with TCP/IP development and network engineering
  • Experience with Zend Framework, CakePHP, Codeigniter, Symfony, and Laravel
  • Experience with Jquery, Dojo, and many other javascript libraries
  • Experience with OOP and writing large scale, robust web applications
  • Experience with EXTJS javascript framework
  • Experience with JSON, XML, XSL
  • Experience with subversion and version control
  • Experience with GIT and GITHUB
  • Experience with C++
  • Experience with transport layer technologies such as SOAP, REST
  • Experience with DynamoDB Experience with Memcache and HTTP caching
  • Experience with Redis
  • Experience with Akamai caching
  • Experience with vuejs angular react
  • Experience with Linux 8
  • Experience with Facebook API, Twitter API, Youtube API, Sendgrid API, Twilio API and many
  • others Experience with LESS/Grunt.JS Concat Compiler
  • Experience with Bower.JS
  • Experience with Require.JS
  • Experience with lambda, serverless technology, SNS, SQS
  • One year of experience with Actionscript 2.0 / 3.0
  • One year of experience with Flex
  • Two years of experience in Unix and Windows Sys admin

Experience
Senior Full Stack Engineer
Information Technology
Apr 2018 - present
  • I currently work as a consultant for Upperlake Financial Services building a lead capture/loan processing application which processes loans for the subprime industry.
  • The technologies I am using are C#, .NET, Visual Studio, and MSSQL server.
SQL Server
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Chief Software Architect/Senior Full Stack Engineer - I
Information Technology
Dec 2018 - present
  • I currently work for Cloud5.com as a senior full stack engineer building networking solutions, microservices and admin based dashboards.
  • The technologies I am using are PHP, VueJS, MYSQL, Javascript, Kafk and AWS.
JavaScript MySQL PHP Software Architect
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Banking/Financial
Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
I built a web/lead processing website from scratch which fed into a lenders financial system to handle loan operations/customer service operations for a popular subprime lender. The technologies utilized were PHP, Vanilla Javascript, and there was a Hubspot integration as well to track Hubspot events, Hubspot contacts.
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Information Technology
Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
I am currently consulting for a startup called AdAutomate which provides automation for landing page creation and automation for ads / ad tech. I am working as a full stack developer utilizing PHP, MYSQL, DynamoDB, VueJS, and AWS's machine learning API's.
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full stack engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
on a contract basis for BrandYourself.com helping them continue to build their product with using ReactJS, PuppetJS, MYSQL, CouchDB and PHP. www.credjet.com (2019) I worked on building a complex wordpress website which allowed visitors to apply for loan products from a bank and manage their loan products (make payments, see their remaining balance, etc) www.dyverse.com (2018) I worked on building on a ruby on rails application which aggregates apartment leasing data, performs analytics, send notifications, interfaces with redis to improve performance. This helps with apartment and apartment complex owners see their leases and figure out where their ad-spend on google adwords is being spent. Findatopdoc.com I worked for this client for a couple of years. They are a competitor to ZocDoc. I have built a review aggregation system for them to fetch reviews from all the doctor review portals and also have developed their booking technologies (available on iphone/Android and web). Zipcar.com I worked as a contractor for zipcar, working on their many web properties and helping build zipcar.com. Earbuzz Artists Streaming Platform - I built a platform for artists to stream live performances to fans across the world and receive income from doing live performances. You can view it at www.earbuzzdev.com (username and password are admin/ilovemusic). The product will be launched soon, we are completing phase two features. Domain Marketplace for Namepros. I am currently building a domain marketplace (similar to Flippa or sedo) for a very well known company. I am playing a key role as their architect and building most of the product (frontend and backend). I am using mongoDB, YII2, Ember.js and Backbone.js to create a fluid and great user experience for their visitors.
backbone.js CouchDB MongoDB MySQL Puppet React.js Ruby Ruby on Rails Wordpress
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Senior PHP Developer
Information Technology
Jan 2018 - Dec 2018
  • Senior PHP Developer
  • Worked on a full time contractual basis to build the new CBSSports.com. I worked with Symfony framework (latest version), SASS, MYSQL. Integrated new user interfaces and built backend microservices to consume a RESTful API and transform/work with provided data.
MySQL PHP SASS
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Lead Rails Developer
Information Technology
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
Worked with stakeholders of company to rebuild an adwords and SEO management platform for hotels. Integrated with top hotels in Orlando and utilized Ruby on Rails, PHP, MYSQL, RabbitMQ.
MySQL PHP Rabbitmq Ruby Ruby on Rails
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Information Technology
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
I worked as a full stack engineer building a fintech startup from scratch which involves investing your 401's into the stock market. I am working with YII2, HTML5, LESS, Backbone.JS, RabbitMQ. I have built the entire architecture from scratch.
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Lead Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Jan 2013 - Dec 2017
I worked as a web developer for a popular domain marketplace website building out their domain bidding and auction system (similar to sedo to buy/sell domains). I have built the entire architecture from scratch in YII2 using Ember.JS and Backbone.JS. I have also developed a custom search engine for domains and web properties using Elasticsearch as the backend search technology.
backbone.js Elasticsearch Web Developer
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Senior Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Jun 2016 - Dec 2016
I worked for Insuramatch rebuilding their Drupal 6 based web application to a Drupal 7 web application and also helped develop another site for Drupal 8 (building custom modules and themes).
Drupal
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Senior Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
I worked as a contractor for zipcar and I worked on their drupal properties building custom modules and themes which interfaced with their backend API's that power their scheduling and booking system. I also helped develop their Ziptopia blog which has tie ins with google analytics and google custom search. I worked on their many drupal based web properties (all their front face web properties in all languages are built in drupal).
Drupal Google Analytics
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http://www.juststicky.com I was contracted to be a lead developer
Information Technology
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
more than 4 developers on our team to build the Sticky Player product and Sticky Interact product (both realtime social networking applications based on Laravel and BackboneJS). I organized sprints, did code quality checks, architected the schema and application and played a key role in building their flagship product. Directory of Schools (2013) http://www.directoryofschools.com - I was contracted out to do a rebuild of an Symfony 1.0 site into a new CakePHP Restful based architecture. On the front end I used HTML5/CSS with Backbone.JS and on the backend I used PHP/MYSQL, redis for caching and ElasticSearch. Fisherhouse.org (2013) http://www.fisherhouse.org PHP/MYSQL HTML5 Responsive
backbone.js CakePHP CSS Elasticsearch MySQL PHP Project Management
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Senior Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Jan 2012 - May 2013
I built this web/mobile application in PHP/MYSQL/Node.js and used phonegap/HTML5 for the mobile application. This is a contract role.
MySQL node.js PhoneGap PHP
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Senior Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Jun 2011 - Jan 2012
I architected/built web applications from concept to finish for this web app development agency. Some of the projects included ambiohealth.com (enterprise level health data monitoring application using Zend Framework, MYSQL for the business logic, Java for the transport layer between health devices and the web application, Node.js for analytics to allow health data readings to be shown in real time to the user). Another project I built was Startuptank.com which utilizes Zend Framework, MYSQL. Startuptank.com is a platform where users can find funding for their projects.
API Development Java MySQL node.js
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Information Technology
Jan 2012 - Jan 2012
I built this job site/portfolio showcase site for web developers. The underlying technology is CakePHP and MongoDB. Heisman Trophy (2010) http://www.heisman.com I built the heisman trophy website and developed a custom CMS built in CodeIgniter (PHP5) to add manage content/scores and awards. The Full Yield (2009) http://www.thefullyield.com I built this suite of tools that keeps people healthy and in shape. The underlying technology is PHP5 using MVC based methodology.
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Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
I built a proprietary social gifting platform/video streaming platform which allowed users to send/share videos/audio files to their friends via many social networks. Cameo Stars also had tie in with many payment gateways to allow users to purchase gifts via various mobile devices and use paypal, facebook payments, and others to pay for the gifts. A CMS was developed that had integrations with amazon web services to manage web instances, manage caching systems such as CDN. The platform was built with CakePHP and utilized Facebook API, amazon web services API, MYSQL, HTML5, Flex, and RTMP streaming technology.
CakePHP MySQL WebServices
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Junior Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
Mar 2009 - Dec 2009
I helped build an enterprise level short sale document management engine. This application allowed users to create properties, grab real estate info from various sources such as Zillow and transmit encrypted documents to banks and mortgage brokers. The backend was built upon a custom PHP5 framework/MYSQL and the front end was built using ExtJS (MVC based javascript).
Ext.JS JavaScript MySQL
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Junior Full Stack Developer
Information Technology
May 2008 - Mar 2009
MTV Online Games operates on arcade.mtv.com. I built a PHP based platform which integrated with the flash games to allow games to be shared on facebook, games to be saved and restarted, photo uploads within games, voting within games, custom polls and quizzes. The PHP based platform was custom built using PHP4. I built many publishing CMS's to allow various departments to edit content/publish content to staging and production environments on the arcade.mtv.com website. I also built testing applications that allowed QA teams to test all the web service API's which were being utilized by the flash games.
Adobe Flash PHP
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Jan 2008 - Jan 2008
I built this textbook comparison search engine. The premise is Kayak for
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Computer Science
SUNY Farmingdale located
Skills
MySQL
2021
6
backbone.js
2019
4
Elasticsearch
2017
4
PHP
2021
4
Web Developer
2017
4
CakePHP
2014
2
JavaScript
2021
2
node.js
2013
2
Software Architect
2021
2
SQL Server
2021
2
WebServices
2011
2
Adobe Flash
2009
1
API Development
2012
1
Drupal
2016
1
Google Analytics
2016
1
Java
2012
1
PhoneGap
2013
1
Adobe Flex
0
1
Agile Methodology
0
1
AngularJS
0
1
C++
0
1
Continuous Deployment
0
1
Continuous Integration
0
1
CouchDB
2019
1
CSS
2014
1
Docker Containers
0
1
Ext.JS
2009
1
jQuery
0
1
JSON
0
1
Linux
0
1
MongoDB
2019
1
MVC
0
1
Network Engineer
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1
Project Management
2014
1
Puppet
2019
1
Python
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1
Rabbitmq
2018
1
React.js
2019
1
REST
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1
Ruby
2019
1
Ruby on Rails
2019
1
SASS
2018
1
Scrum
0
1
SOAP
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1
SVN
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TCP/IP
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1
UNIX
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Vue.JS
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1
Windows
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1
Wordpress
2019
1
XML
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1
Publications
The underlying technology is Zend Framework & MYSQL
, 2020
Teachers Network http://teachersnetwork.org/ I developed functionality for the NY Board of Education which allowed teachers to sell video learning ses
, 2020
Some of the features that were developed were commenting social sharing image galleries ad management and analytics
, 2020
and MYSQL
, 2020