Home location: Bothell, WA, 98012, USA
Time Zone: PST
My name is Michael Scott McGinn and I work specifically with the owners of businesses who want to gain traction in their local community and win new clients without having to gamble their money rolling the dice on traditional online marketing.
I have spent many years developing and refining a three-step system that will increase your visibility, build trust, and differentiate you from your competition even if they have been around longer than you have.
I also know that it is important to get fast results so my system does not require you to build a big website or waste endless hours shouting into the void of social media.
Internet Consultant for Enterprise Portal Development, business development and online presence reputation management.
- Over 20 Years of experience as a Software Application Architect, Lead, Developer, Analyst, Consultant, Project and Program Manager.
- Designed, developed, deployed and maintained several n-Tier WordPress, PHP, Joomla, Drupal and Moodle applications for clients.
- Over 20 Years of experience in small to medium scale Web Site projects with multiple teams of 2 to 6.
- Scaled Agile, Kanban, and Waterfall Project Management trained.
- Technology Lead Integrator for DevOps style team for an Intranet hosted WordPress Portal deployed and operated for AnalytX Platform for a Global Aerospace Company in Seattle, WA
- Extensive experience in designing and developing Client-Server Web applications using LAMP stack solutions including PHP, Joomla (including customization of Joomla core files, themes, and template modifications), Moodle, and Drupal.
- Implemented an e-mail newsletter management system to showcase Product Owners AnalytX Tools Information.
- Experience creating custom APIs, as well as modifying existing APIs.
- Technology Lead for team of 5 members on-site and 12 offshore members in India.
- Technology Lead for Theme Redesign, Update and Data Migration of Mission Critical WordPress Application for Business Analytics at a Large Aerospace Company in Seattle, WA
- Working with 12 member offshore team to migrate data and content from an MEAN Stack Angular Single Page Application to a LAMP Stack WordPress Application.
- Architect for Theme Redesign and Content Migration of LAMP Stack custom static html web site to WordPress Web Site
- Converted a custom static html web site for an Ecological Magazine to support the Printed Edition
- Migrated WordPress Multisite Web Farm Network from Cloud based VPS to Amazon AWS Lightsail Container
- Migrated existing Multisite Blog Farm from one Environment to another and set up static IP, DNS and Domain mapping for an Educational Web Application Programming Technology User Group
- Technology: WordPress Multisite, Amazon AWS Lightsail, VPS, DNS, Domain Registration Transfer
Architect, evangelize, implement, host, manage, and maintain your front, middle and back end L.A.M.P. and W.A.M.P. stack WordPress web presence from the ideation stage to the exit stage on bear metal servers, VPS, VM, Cloud, Apache, Nginx, AWS and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
- WordPress (2-Current)
- Drupal (6-9)
- Joomla (1.5 + 3.5)
- Hugo (Current)
- Moodle (1.5 + Current)
- MySQL (4 - 8)
- PHP (5 - 7.3)
- ReactJS Programming and Integration (Core, Plugins, Themes, Page builders, libraries and frameworks)
- Lead Integrator of multiple simultaneous Static and Dynamic CMS projects
- Application Design and System Architect
- Team Foundations Server
- Database Application Architect (MySQL, MS SQL, Postgres, Access and MongoDB)
GeekZoneHosting.Com, LLC Developer - 6/11/2020-Present
- Developed 360 VR Panoramas system for Real Estate Agents @ www.virtual360hosting.net
- Developed a large scale content blog using GoHugo.IO static site builder @ WapTug.Org
- Developed a Reputation Management System for local lead flow generation funnels network SaS @ Leadspidea.Com
- Developed a Learning Management System for WapTug.Com
- Developed a Event Management portal for RaspberryPi Jam Session Events @ WarpJams.Com
- Developed a Lead Generation System for local business networking group @ MyBoomerPlus.org
- Developed a web site for a local environmental magazine to expand thier printed edition to the web @ EcologicaMagazine.Com
- Developed a web site for a local music teacher to generate leads for new music students @ 78musicstudio.com
Infosys Ltd - Technology Lead @ Boeing- 6/27/2019 - 6/11/2020
- Successfully developed internal facing intranet WordPress web site portal for Boeing AnalytX Platform.
- Implemented Award Winning Email Newsletter management system.
- Created custom MySQL reports for tracking visitor analytics that were integrated with corporate WSSO NG and inSite API system to allow pinpoint traffic analytics to individual user level.
- Implemented custom short codes to display corporate inSite identity avatars and User greetings based on WSSO NG environment variable.
- Successfully eliminated need for 12 person offshore development team by implementing the Elementor Page Builder system to allow non-technical end users to manage site post and page content themselves.
- Trained Product Owners on proper operation of WordPress administration system and created training manuals and videos.
- Followed company standards for Scaled Agile project management methodology.
Infosys Ltd. @ Boeing - Sr. PHP/WordPress Programmer - 4/22/19 - 6/27/19
- Successfully developed internal facing intranet WordPress web site portal for Boeing AnalytX Platform
- Implemented Newsletter management system.
- Created custom MySQL reports for tracking visitor AnalytX that were integrated with corporate WSSO NG and inSite API system to allow pinpoint traffic analytics to individual user level.
- Implemented custom short codes to display corporate inSite identity avatars and User greetings based on WSSO NG environment variable.
- Build and maintain virtual LAMP (Linux/Apache/MYSQL/PHP) development environments.
- Successfully eliminated need for 12 person offshore development team by implementing the Elementor Page Builder system to allow non-technical end users to manage site post and page content.
Communication Workers of America Local 7800 - Web Portal Developer 5/1/2017 - 4/22/2019
- Develop and maintain CWA7800.org site as needed by local union staff.
- Educate and train staff on proper use of current site CMS system based on Cold Fusion/MS SQL.
- Assist with development of new Drupal LAMP stack based portal and administer the migration of existing content and membership users to new system.
HCL@ Microsoft- Compass Content Producer - 9/15/2015 - 9/30/2015
- V-dash contractor. Used html5 to transfer web site content and data from previous ASP .net web site into internal Microsoft Compass CMS system for re-launch of new site for http://microsoft.com/hardware
- Used Microsoft Team Server to update project management stories from the backlog that were assigned to me.
Volt Workforce Solutions - LAMP Applications Developer 5/26/15-11/1/15, 1/15/16-5/15/16
- Developed L.A.M.P. stack MVC Ajax Web Application Software.
- Successfully developed a Course Offering Management and Editing Tool (COMET) for the University Educational Domain.
- Configured Windows VM/ VPS and create and extended web site applications to run on them.
- Used CentOS 7 Linux.
- Worked using Kanban agile project management methodology and managed my project using AgileZen.Com.
- Worked from the command line and PhpStorm IDE.
- This was a remote project which allowed me to work an onsite position during the day.
Volt Technical Services - Web Site Builder 3/02-5/02
Provided web development services for contract clients.
- www.spokanechiefs.com - (8/20/2001-10/31/2001) Spokane Chief Professional Hockey Team Web Site.
- Migrated old html content template to new template framework with ASP classic powered by Access db.
GeekZoneBooks.Com/GeekZoneHosting.Com, LLC LAMP Stack Solutions Developer, 1/1990 - Present
- Leadspidea.Com - Developed a Repretation Management System for local lead flow generation funnels network SaS
- TotalHandymanServicesLLC.Com - Web site presence anchor site for local handyman contractor.
- MyBoomerPlus.Org - Business Networking Lead Generation Funnel based on WordPress
- 78MusicStudio.Com - Music Training Studio Web Site Based on WordPress
- WarpJams.Com - Washington Association of RaspberryPi Jams Sessions Membership and event Management Portal based on WordPress and built with Oxygen Builder
- HelpMeFindFreedom.Online - A WordPress portal project 6/15/19-Present
- EcoLogicaMagazine.Com - A WordPress build conversion from a custom PHP based web site. 6/15/19-Present
- KakesnKoffee.Com - A Weebly web site build for a coffee shop. - Web Site Developer - 1/1/2019-1/1/2020
- OnLineInteractivity.Net - Custom PHP web portal resource directory - 1/1/2018 - Present
- OnLineInteractivity.Org - Weebly Website Build - Web Site Developer - 1/1/2018 - Present
- OnLineInteractivity.Com - Weebly Website Build - Web Site Developer - 1/1/2018 - Present
- On-Line-Interactivity.Com - A custom PHP site build - Web Portal Developer 1/1/2015-Present
- WapTug.Com - Web Application Programming Technology User Group - Multisite WordPress Blog Farm. 1/1/2009 - Present
- HolidayCashProfitGenerationSystems.Com Web Site Developer - 1-1-16 - Present Developed web site to sell e-book courses for authors. Built with WordPress.
- Sign2Me.Com - Web Site Developer 8/1/2015 - 1/1/2016 Redesign site to be responsive and fix hacker issues with Google for SEO, Migrate site content from Joomla CMS to WordPress CMS. Create MVC LAMP Stack web based inventory management system. Create REST API to expose inventory system to Jet.Com Seller platform. Using backbone.js, knockout.js, underscore.js, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3, bootstrap.css, bootstrap-responsive.css, MySQL, PHP, and slim.php rest API for this project.
- ImpactManagementUSA.Com - Web Site Developer - 8/1/2014 - 1/1/2016 Provide hosting and site migration for company WordPress web site. Provide development support for editing theme and plugin configuration for Personal-Presence.Com management training web site.
- SnohomishCountySpeedingTickets.Com - Web Site Developer - 9/1/2014 - 10/15/15 Designed and developed WordPress 4.0 site from customer-s existing html only site to provide blogging system and lead generation system.
- TheFreeGiftOfGod.Today - Web Site Developer - 10/1/2014-Present> Designed WordPress 4.0 site from customer concepts to provide blogging, church locator mapping and mailing list management system for global outreach project.
- Elixirs.Com - Web Site Builder 2/2003 - 3/03 Created a user testimony application using cold fusion markup scripting language and created Microsoft SQL server schema to hold customer submitted testimonies. Languages used: CMF, HTML, CSS, MS SQL
Kelly IT Services at Prolitec.Com - Moodle Web Content Producer 7/13-8/13
ExperisGroup at Premera Insurance - Ektron CMS400 Web Content Migrator 9/12 - 10/12
Mangrove Technology Group - Joomla and WordPress Web Site Developer 1/12 - 10/12Developed Joomla and WordPress web sites for contract clients of http://www.mangrovetechgroup.com/
- http://www.meetdetroit.com 1/10/12 - 4/11/12 Joomla 2.5 site - Lead forms and CSS
- http://www.visitdetroit.com 5/2/12 - 5/25/12 Joomla 2.5 site - Lead forms, Weather widget CSS and Image Map widget CSS
- http://www.brinksblog.com 9/27/12 - 10/3/12 WordPress site - Developed site from PSD Comp to Launch
Primary focus has been writing PHP for responsive web applications that are already in development. I know how to work with APIs, and pass data using JSON objects I can wrangle Joomla, WordPress, Magento, Drupal and Moodle templates into shape. I can develop the key integration points where front-end meets middle tier and where middle tier meets back-end.
- I have experience creating web sites with HTML5/CSS3/JS/JQuery.
- I have strong proficiency in LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
- I have experience with Joomla, WordPress, Magento, Drupal and Moodle site building.
- I have experience with version control using GitHub, Gitlab and BitBucket.
- I have the ability to work collaboratively with UI designers and developers.
- I am detail oriented, and proactive in solving problems.
- I have experience with AJAX and JQUERY.
- I have experience working in an AGILE environment.
- I have experience working with VirtualBox, XAMMP, Cloud9, CodEnvy and OpenShift.
- I am proficient at using the Linux bash command line for system administration.
- I am proficient using the [brackets] web code editor.
- I am proficient using the PhpStorm web code editor.
- I can teach computer programming and web site development skills.
- I have used Microsoft Team Foundations Server for Scaled Agile Project Management.
- Desktop and rack server technical support for Windows and Linux OS.
- Mobile device support for Android, Windows Phone, iPhone IOS, and Blackberry.
- Network support using SysAid Network Manager/Ticketing System and Remedy Ticketing System.
- Hardware support for PC system assembly, circuit board soldering, computer keyboard key topping assembly.
- Experience with Node.js, Express.js, and Backbone.js and MySQL/NoSQL databases.
- Experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
- Knowledge of Git version control (GitHub), test driven development (PHP simple test) and code reviews.
- Knowledge of SCORM and AICC e-learning protocols (Moodle).
CodingWithKids.Com + Instructor - 1/16/2016 - 3/17/2016
- Taught Computer Programming & Coding skills to students K-12 in the Greater Eastside Puget Sound school districts.
Bellevue College Continuing Education - WordPress Instructor 1/18/2014-1/18/2015
- Plan and design the curriculum for and teach various night classes on web application programming technology including WordPress.Com
- Level 1 Introduction to WordPress.Com and WordPress.Org
- Level 2- Custom Themes and Cloud Hosting
- Taught a summer WordPress camp for teens 13-17. Create capstone curriculum for Front End Web Development Certificate, Teach Capstone Assessment Class.
- 2012 - Cascadia Community College Bothell - AAS/T Web Applications Programming Technology
- 2011 - Cascadia Community College Bothell - Certificate - Database Development
- 2010 - Cascadia Community College Bothell - Certificate - Web Foundations
- 1996 - Big Bend Community College Moses Lake - AA General Studies
- 1996 - Big Bend Community College Moses Lake - Certificate - Computer Systems
- 1989 - USAF Training Academy Lowery, AFB - Certificate of Completion - USAF Services Specialist
- Moses Lake High School Moses Lake - Diploma
CompTIA A+ - 9/11/14 - 9/11/2017 - Career ID: COMP001020757909
WorkSource Professional Networking Group - Member 2015-2016
Bellevue College Computer Science Club - Mentor - 2016-2018
Running a MineCraft Server https://waptug.org:10000
Developing Games in Roblox Game Studio https://www.roblox.com/games/5222132695/SunnyDun2-Family-Fun-Place
Building RaspberryPi Projects https://warpjams.com