Resume

C. Michael Nelson

Cobble Hill, BC 250-888-3691 hello@cmljnelson.com
@cmljnelson mnelson4 cmljnelson.blog


Summary

Software developer and systems administrator who likes people. Experienced in website development, maintenance, and user support. Educated in Computer Science with ongoing improvement through open-source collaboration with global leaders, presenting and attending technology conferences, and entrepreneurship. Book and blog author.

Experience

Pacific Rim ECI Inc – Django Developer and IT Admin

2011 – present

  • Policy Design (for staff, server, and 3rd party services)
  • IT Liaison and Consulting (liaison with 3rd party IT services)
  • Website Maintenance and Development (develop visitor-facing website and staff work portal, setup backups, audio server security, DNS configuration, integration with 3rd party systems,
  • Data Stewarding (design and implement automatic checks on company data, data reporting, submitting reports to government agencies)
  • Setup and Administer Office 365 Tenant (Exchange, OneDrive, Sharepoint, Intune MDM & MAM)
  • Staff IT support (setup, troubleshooting, training)

Print My Blog WordPress Business – Owner

2019 – present

  • software development (code, test, and debug all software)
  • business management (design product features, business relations, business direction)
  • support and documentation

Shareaholic – Senior PHP Software Developer

2019 – present

  • software development
  • code reviews (of other developers)
  • software testing
  • user support

Event Espresso – PHP Software Developer

2012 – 2019

  • software development and design with team
  • server maintenance of popular SaaS website
  • open-source contributions to WordPress

The Number Creative – Junior PHP Software Developer

2011 – 2012

  • guided software development

BYU Office of IT – Junior Java Software Developer

2010 – 2011

  • enterprise software development

BYU Computer Science Dept. – Research Assistant

2010 – 2011

  • design and implement integration between Facebook and Family Search
  • collaborate with professor and students
  • present at conference and write research report

Education

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Honors Program from BYU (Brigham Young University)
  • Attendee and Presenter at Technology Conferences (WordCamps, WPCampus) and organizer of local technology meetup (Cowichan Valley WordPress Meetup)
  • Contributor to WordPress and related plugins, Django and related modules

Technologies

  • PHP (xdebug, Cache Grind, PHPStorm, PHPUnit, Code Sniffer, Symphony framework, Composer)
  • MySQL
  • WordPress (blogging and site design, plugin and theme development, contributed to core’s unit tests, Multisite, REST API, Privacy, Gutenberg)
  • HTML (and WCAG accessibility)
  • CSS
  • Javascript (jQuery, NodeJS, NPM, Grunt, Webpack)
  • Version Control: Git and GitHub, Subversion
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Mac
  • Webservers: Apache, Nginx, Laragon, Vagrant
  • Payment Processors: PayPal, Stripe, Authorize.net, etc
  • Slack
  • Email: Gmail, Exchange, and others
  • SSH CLI
  • AWS S3 and Route 53
  • Amazon CLI
  • MailChimp
  • Website Analytics: Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Segment, and Koko
  • Python and Virtual Environments
  • Django and related modules
  • SMTP2Go
  • Qualys Security Scans
  • Proctorio
  • CopyLeaks
  • CafePress eCommerce Store
  • Microsoft Office 365: Tenant Administration, Exchange, OneDrive, Sharepoint, Teams, Intune MDM and MAM
  • Amazon KDP
  • Dreamhost: DNS registration, site administration, HTTPS setup, etc
  • PDF Automation: Adobe Acrobat, html2pdf, Prince PDF

Other

  • Fluent in French and Spanish
  • Author of Print My Blog – The Book (for sale on Amazon)
  • Blogger of cmljnelson.blog and printmy.blog
  • Ecclesiastical leader and teacher
  • Pig Farmer
  • Dad