Dan Mills
PHP & Web Application Developer
301-...
mobile
dan@lunamouse.com
Web developer with over ten years professional experience. The last five of these were in a PHP5/MySQL environment, mostly building an e-commerce MVC application with CodeIgniter. I get satisfaction building useful things.
Lead Web Developer
Wyatt Investment Research
November 2007
Build and maintain content delivery and e-commerce systems in a Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP environment. Front-end user interface and back-end business logic development for multiple sites. Sole developer for secure e-commerce platform with $3+ million in annual transactions. Created content management system for 25,000+ articles and 20+ domains. Managed contract developers and lead technical team of developers and system administrator (since 2011). Ported large legacy ColdFusion codebase to PHP while maintaining the CF application. Built interface between our web database and StrongMail, an email marketing appliance. Managed complete development cycle from requirements gathering to production install and maintenance. Created HTML and layout images from designer-created image documents.
Software Engineer / Systems Analyst
BAE Systems - Bankruptcy Noticing Center
August 1999
October 2007
Build and maintain web-based tools and public sites in a Solaris-AOLserver-Informix-Tcl environment. Maintenance and code reviews for C/Tcl codebase that sends millions of legal notices, both printed and electronic, weekly. Ported and enhanced operator's web interface from existing Java to Tcl. Built public sites, such as project homepage and an application allowing sign-up for electronic noticing. Create dynamic PDF and PostScript files via HTTP and within a command pipeline context. Participated in full development lifecycle, including systematic testing. Troubleshooting in a Solaris environment and providing interface between customer and engineering. Maintained library of noticing templates in troff and Rich Text Format Provided direct support to government customers Performed log and systems analysis
Developer & Partner
Fredericksburg Business Services
January 2002
January 2005
Partner in independent consulting company providing LAMP development services to small clients .
Traffic Manager
2121 Design
July 1997
June 1999
Project and office management, largely consisting of scheduling and customer service with some light design work. Implemented work order database using MS Access. Completed design tasks in Photoshop and FreeHand.
Office Assistant/Street Canvasser
Louisiana Citizen Action
August 1996
June 1997
Community Organizer
Louisiana Coalition for Tax Justice
October 1994
May 1997
Researched and organized around the issue of large property tax breaks given to Louisiana's petrochemical industry. Facilitated meetings. Filed taxes.
Membership Intern/Phone Canvasser
SANE/Freeze
June 1991
August 1991
East Tennessee State University
Masters of Arts
English Literature
1992
1995
McDaniel College
Bachelor of Arts
English, Writing, Religious Studies
1987
1991
PHP
advanced
MySQL
Apache
HTML
CSS
JavaScript
jQuery
Subversion
AJAX
JSON
MVC Architecture
ColdFusion
REST
XML
XSLT
CodeIgniter
Photoshop
PCI Standards
Technical Documentation
Web Development
Object Oriented Design
TCL
Aolserver
Linux Server
Troff
Configuration Management
Wordpress
PostScript
Adobe Acrobat