James C. McQueen

LAMP Stack Developer

ABOUT

As a LAMP Developer since 2000, I help clients build online applications to reach both internal users and customers/prospects. I utilize my process automation skills to relieve cumbersome client processes. I enjoy both designing and implementing solutions that bridge disparate systems through automation.

LAMP Development Experience

Self-Employed Contractor
LAMP Developer, Server Administrator, Data Analyst.

  • Develop, maintain, and support LAMP-based applications individually scoped and customized to meet client needs; full data front-end and production back-end automation
  • Perform responsive layout, third-party API integration, PURLs, email notification automation, geocoding and geolocation, direct mail generation, statement archival and presentment, custom reporting, and social media integration

2008 - PRESENT

Transform Dealership Solutions
Creator/Owner.

Transform is a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform that enables independant automobile dealerships to increase gross, decrease expense, and dramatically reduce paperwork processing time

2005 - PRESENT

SourceLink
Lead Web Developer, Network and IT Administrator, Data Analyst.

  • Promoted to Lead Programmer from Entry-Level within 3 years
  • 2005 - Present: contractor for same (see Self-Employed Contractor above)
  • Collaborate with multi-department teams and clients to guide web-based SaaS projects through the RFP, SOW, development, production automation, and support phases
  • Case Study: Direct mail portal for large regional bank with over 1,000 branches
    • Developed tiered login system: Branch officers log in to create Direct Mail campaigns. Corporate users log in to manage branch/user access, control visibility of ordering options, and place bulk orders. Admin users log in to pull custom reports and trigger production-related actions.
    • Fully automated daily data front-end + production back-end: client feeds refresh data each morning; orders placed throughout the day; orders processed and sent to production each afternoon.
    • On-demand and automated reporting and tracking dashboards.
    • 2016 statistics: Client placed 46k orders resulting in over 7.5 million pieces of direct mail produced.
  • Please see https://www.sourcelink.com

1997 - 2000, 2003 - 2005

Worldcom (Now Verizon Communications)
Application Developer.

  • PHP, Perl, .NET
  • Developed PHP-based web sites and automated data "conduits" for internal OneWorld HR Group
  • Developed a GUI application in VB.NET that allowed creation of data automation scripts on demand

2000 - 2003

Core Competencies

  • LAMP Stack
    • Linux (RHEL 5+/6+, CentOS 5+/6+, Ubuntu LTS 14.04+)
    • Apache Webserver 2+
    • MySQL 5+
    • PHP 3/4/5/7+
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Responsive design implementation via CSS, Media Queries, JavaScript
  • Domain Administration, Web Hosting, SSL Certificate Management
  • SOAP, REST, 3rd Party API integration
  • PURLs
  • QR codes
  • Data Analysis and Automation
  • Project Management
  • Postscript, VIPP, BASH, Perl, .NET

Education

  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS - Attended on Presidential Scholarship. Focus: CSC
  • Millsaps College, Jackson, MS - BIS, "Multimedia" (design and presentation) coursework
  • Holmes Community College, Ridgeland, MS - GPA 3.85

Volunteer Work

The Good Samaritan Center (GSC)
http://goodsamaritancenter.org/

Based in Jackson and Laurel, MS, GSCs mission is to assist families and individuals in emergency situations. Since 2014, I have enjoyed working with GSC helping to automate their 5k race fundraising efforts by providing custom online race signup applications with integrated PayPal payment processing and reporting.

Mississippi Ultra & Trail Society (MUTS)
http://www.mutsrunning.org/

Based in Madison, MS, MUTS' mission is to promote, support, and grow trail and ultra-running in and near Mississippi. Since 2016, I have enjoyed consulting with the Board President and providing domain, hosting, and development for their WordPress-based website as well as developing custom online race signup applications with integrated PayPal payment processing and reporting.

Social Interests

Dogs, Travel, Guitar, Soccer, Hiking, Camping, Swimming, Breakfast Tacos, Keeping Austin Weird

CONTACT

         

Email
chrismcq@gmail.com

Phone / SMS
601.918.1481

Address
4510 W Guadalupe St Apt C105, Austin TX, 78751

Created by JCM