Chief Technology Officer
Plumbing Supply Group, LLC - Chico, CA
Jan 2019 - Oct 2020
Supervised a department of 3 direct report and 5 indirect report employees. Responsible for maintenance of CentOS 7 servers to meet PCI-DSS standards. Promoted more automation by increasing use of Ansible, and introducing Docker into the toolkit. Oversaw and maintained all other aspects of IT operations at the company.
Application Developer / Linux Administrator
Plumbing Supply Group, LLC; Chico, CA
May 2014 - Jan 2019
Small Business Owner / Software Developer
Stitch Works Software; Chico, CA
Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Developed Crochet Charts (symbol crochet design software) using C++/Qt for Windows, Mac, Linux. Set up and maintained Drupal-based website and store. Supported customers via phone, email, web forum, and social media. Used git as a VCS and cmake for the build process. Also sold through the Apple App Store.
Cedar Creek Publishing; Paradise, CA
Feb 2012 - May 2014
Managed the production schedule, and daily operations. Managed a technology and software transition to support the new Intelligent Mail bar codes. Established and documented standard operating procedures.
Application & Database Developer
Favor Software; Chico, CA
Sept 2006 - Dec 2010
Developed Intwined Pattern Studio (knitting chart design software) using C++/Qt for Windows and Mac. Designed and maintained Microsoft Access databases for business customers. Transitioned from Access to mySQL database back ends for several customers. Supported customers via phone, email, and web forum. Maintained local server and backup systems.
OptiLife Administrators; Chico, CA
May 2005 - Sept 2006
Modified and maintained custom ASP-based website and reports created in Crystal Reports. Maintained Windows 2000 Servers. Supported end users.
Interim Systems Administrator
Butte Community College: Center for Information Technology (CIT); Chico, CA
Jun 2002 - May 2003
Student position. Administrated Solaris (45%), GNU/Linux (30%), and Windows 2000 (25%) based systems and network services. Maintained accounts for students and teachers. Kept software and services up-to-date and patched. Worked with Solaris thin clients, and Windows Terminal servers.
Bulk Mailing / Filemaker Database Designer
Ceder Creek Publishing; Paradise, CA
Dec 2001 - Apr 2006
Contract work. Set up and sent out bulk mailings. Developed several Filemaker databases. Added new computers and printers to existing network.
Information Systems Analyst
Merchandise Testing Labs (MTL) USA; Brockton, MA
Jun 2001 - Nov 2001
Provided troubleshooting and support for 120+ employees. Developed and administrated Filemaker databases. Set up, installed, and replaced more than 50 workstations using Ghost.