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Wes Hays

Senior Rails Developer at MortarStone, LLC

Location
Reno, Nevada
Industry
Computer Software
Previous
  1. Great Basin Solutions, LLC,
  2. The City,
  3. modeLaw, LLC
Education
  1. University of Nevada-Reno
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University of Nevada-Reno

University of Nevada-Reno

Computer Science

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Background

Summary

Web application developer, system administrator, and project manager in a wide variety of business applications. Particularly interested in web application and database design using Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL. I prefer my development environment be a mac and that my servers run linux (CentOS). I am always interested in startups that offer stock options.

Past experience with a team of programmers and graphic artists on various components of web application development utilizing Linux, Apache, Mongrel, Capistrano, Ruby on Rails, PHP, MySQL and PostgreSQL.

Graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Completed Zend Certified Engineer exam in May 2005.

Specialties:Operating Systems: Mac OS X, Linux (CentOS, SuSE, RedHat, Kabuntu, Ubuntu), Windows.

Software: All adobe products (Dreamweaver, Contribute, Photoshop, etc.), ms office and various others.

JSON, XML, HTML, XSL, XSLT, JavaScript, CSS, AJax, PHP, Agavi, MySQL, Ruby, Rails, PostgreSQL, Ruport, REST, SOAP, Capistrano, Java, C, C++ and Objective-C, etc.

Small business management, project management, team management, software design, database design, investing, real estate and negotiating.

Experience

Senior Rails Developer

MortarStone, LLC
– Present (2 years 7 months)Reno, NV

Technical architect, project manager, and lead developer for all technology initiatives.

Owner, Founder

Great Basin Solutions, LLC
(11 years)Reno, Nevada

Software Developer

The City
(2 years)Seattle, Wa

Perform analysis and define functionality for system improvements and new applications. Manage or lead various phases of project development and maintenance. Manage opensource community development and projects.

Director of Information Technology

modeLaw, LLC
(2 years 2 months)

Technical architect, and project manager for all technology initiatives. Lead developer and technical project manager for several dynamic web applications and web sites including management applications, online credit card processing, and internal management productivity applications relating to a small to midsize law office. Responsible for optimizing and maximizing use of all available technical resources. Performs all hardware specification (server, desktop, laptop, printers). Administers Linux-based web servers, database servers, groupware servers, and Windows-based file servers.

Director of Technology, CASAT

University of Nevada Reno
(8 months)

Technical architect, and project manager for all technology initiatives. Lead developer and technical project manager for several dynamic web applications and web sites including conference registration and management applications, online credit card processing, and internal management productivity applications relating to awarded grants. Implemented and customized online course software for both instructor-led and self-paced courses. Primary responsibility for optimizing and maximizing use of all available technical resources. Performs all hardware specification (server, desktop, laptop, printers). Administers Linux-based web servers, database servers, groupware servers, and Windows-based file servers.

Senior Web Application Engineer/System Administrator, CASAT

University of Nevada, Reno
(5 years)

Web application engineer and system administration for CASAT (The Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies). Designed, redesigned and developed web applications to track students, attendees at conferences, certificates and other important information for the University and other grant funded agencies. Worked with a team of programmers on various components of the web applications utilizing Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, RJB, JAVA, PostgreSQL, Capistrano, C, C++ and Objective-C.

iPhone development (Objective-C) and integration into various web applications.

Manage email, file, print, database, web, web application and backup servers for CASAT, the college of HHS (Health and Human Sciences) and various other grant funded agencies.

Java Developer

Bally Gaming
(11 months)

Designed and developed web applications to keep track of, and interact with, devices that involve gaming and player tracking. Worked with a team of programmers on various components of the web application utilizing AIX, Jboss, Jetty, JSP and MySQL. Redesigned legacy applications written in Transbasic to be written in Java.

PHP Developer

modeMD, Inc.
(1 year 2 months)

Designed and developed a web application to manage patient data and office billing. Worked with a team of programmers on various components of the web application utilizing Linux, Apache, PHP and MySQL.

Help Desk Technician

University of Nevada, Reno
(11 months)

Provided technical assistance to faculty, staff and students on campus, diagnosing and configuring all computer and network related problems.

Languages

  1. English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

  • Apache
  • Ruby on Rails
  • MySQL
  • Web Applications
  • JavaScript
  • PostgreSQL
  • CSS
  • AJAX
  • Ruby
  • Web Development
  • HTML
  • PHP
  • jQuery
  • REST
  • Databases
  • Linux
  • Programming
  • OS X
  • XML
  • Database Design
  • JSON
  • Shell Scripting
  • Objective-C
  • Ubuntu
  • SQL
  • Dreamweaver
  • XHTML
  • Java
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Design
  • Git
  • Software Engineering
  • HTML 5
  • SASS
  • Open Source
  • XSLT
  • CentOS
  • SOAP
  • XSL
  • Team Management
  • Small Business
  • HTML5
  • Web Services
  • Web Servers
  • Unix
  • Wordpress
  • HTML + CSS
  • Memcached
  • iOS development
  • EmberJS
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Education

University of Nevada-Reno

Bachelors of Science, Computer Science

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