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Elmendorf, Texas, United States
February 09, 2018

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Alfonso E Martinez, III

***** ***** **, *********, ** 78112 – (210) ***-****

Personal Summary

I am seeking a career position in a company that will allow me to utilize the education and skills, obtained from over ten years of experience, to advance to the highest level. I look forward to joining a team where my enthusiasm, deep commitment and passion for computers will play an important role in achieving the companies' goals.

Professional and Technical Skills

Development Structures: Agile Development, Classic Development

Web Application Development: PHP, Perl, Laravel, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, MySQL, JavaScript, AngularJS, jQuery, Facebook PHP SDK, AWS PHP SDK

Paradigms: MVC, Object Oriented Programming, Procedural Coding, Application Frameworks

Admin Skills: AWS EC2, RDS, Linux, Apache, Composer, SSH, Git, IIS

Management Software: JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, Bugzilla, Redmine, YouTrack

Databases: MySQL 5.5+, MSSQL, FileMaker Pro

Awards & Honors

2013 GoAbroad Innovation Award in Innovative Technology

API FastFind Project, Lead Developer

Employment History

BIGfrontier Communications Group; February 2018 – Present (

Senior Web Applications Developer, Contract

Found and fixed an issue with the back-end application that tied into Android and iOS apps that was preventing the apps from working.

Configured the databases and installed the application as well as set up all of the domain and SSL configurations so that the application would run securely and be accepted by Google Play Store.

Prepared the application to be upgraded and rewritten to use a new version of the framework than the one that was provided so that the application would use the latest and most secure protocols and features.

Skills/Software Used: AWS, Apache, PHP, Laravel, MySQL

Dark Prospect Games, LLC; March 2006 – Present

Owner & Lead Developer

Created fully running persistent browser based MMO games, in PHP and MySQL.

Utilized object oriented programming, package managers and frameworks to complete releases.

Contracted to various customers to complete many projects in PHP and software such as OpenCart, ZenCart, WordPress, CodeIgniter, CakePHP and Symphony.

Administrated web servers for clients and created publishing services for their applications.

Maintained several open source projects including but not limited to creating an experimental custom framework and a CodeIgniter/Facebook integration module.

Skills/Software Used: PHP, MVC, Object Oriented Programming, MySQL, Apache, Frameworks

St. Petersburg College; July 2014 – Jan 2015 (

Senior Web Analyst/Programmer

Maintained and refactored the SPC ID Scanner application that identified students during events by scanning the barcodes containing their student number on their student IDs.

Overhauled and restructured the SPC Survey & Form Builder application to include the ability to hide or show complete sections of questions based on rules set in admin panel without the need to retroactively update previous surveys and forms in database.

In SPC Survey & Form Builder, converted the previous rule building tool from Core JavaScript + jQuery hybrid to AngularJS and overhauled the PHP to act as a REST API utilizing JSON from AJAX requests and responses. Additionally the user now has the ability to quickly build rules and have the results stored in JSON object that can be handled by the server asynchronously.

Planned and created a Certification Auditing Application that allowed for staff and deans to track the certifications that faculty were required to obtain and/or maintain.

Skills/Software Used: PHP, MVC, Object Oriented Programming, MySQL, IIS, Frameworks, CodeIgniter, AngularJS, ActiveDirectory, jQuery

Academic Programs International, Inc.; January 2013 – June 2014 (

Web Applications Developer

Solely managed the company's web applications: adding features and refactoring to PHP standards.

Created an award winning WordPress plugin called “API FastFind,” designed to redirect web traffic to specific content based on the codes entered, gaining the GoAbroad Innovation Award in Innovative Technology.

Maintained EC2, RDS, Security Group instances for development and production deployment.

Facilitated the instruction and education of personnel on the use, best practices and workflows of Git.

Moved tracking from Pivotal to JIRA and instructed staff on Agile practices and procedures.

Simplified the application workflow and prepared the system architecture for a complete application rewrite by another contracted company, removing FileMaker Pro dependency and organizing models for use in any application framework.

Added features to legacy app that allowed for more efficient management of user accounts and forms submitted.

Implemented the use of Composer in legacy app, replacing static third-party libraries included in repository.

Corrected issues resulting from FileMaker Pro layout changes in legacy application, working with a third-party FMP developer to plan and implement requested feature modules.

Skills/Software Used: Linux, JSON, jQuery, Git, MySQL, CSS, HTML5, File Uploads, Apache, PHP, MVC, Object Oriented Programming, WordPress, FileMaker Pro, AWS, Atlassian, System Architecture, CakePHP, REST API, XML RPC

The Source Spring, LLC; January 2012 – December 2012

PHP Applications Developer

Academic Programs International was a client of The Source Spring, LLC. who connected me with API to be directly hired after a year working for them, in a similar fashion to contract-to-hire.

Skills/Software Used: Same as with Academic Programs International., LLC; June 2011 – December 2011 (

Web Applications Developer

Managed the implementation of customer admin panel and server-side functionality redesign.

Customize email content based on geo-location data provided by IP and other sources.

Team lead over two developers managing package content for a custom “QuickInstall” software installer.

Created an application that tracks and displays, to the user, the status of a server content move in cPanel.

Skills/Software Used: CentOS, PHP, Smarty, Perl, MVC, JSON, jQuery, Git, MySQL, CSS, HTML5, JIRA, RPM, OOP

Maor Peretz, LLC; March 2011 – May 2011

PHP Developer, Contract

Created a customer management system for the client, allowing them to manage users subscriptions.

Utilized MVC design via CodeIgniter to ensure loose coupling.

System administration for deployment of project on server.

Skills/Software Used: PHP, CodeIgniter, MVC, MySQL, CentOS, cPanel, Apache

Golden Senior Advisors; Jan 2011 – February 2011 (

PHP Applications Developer, Contract

Created modules, templates and styles for a WordPress installation

Created web hooks for forms to be submitted to a CodeIgniter app managing lead generation

Installed and managed server for development and production purposes

Converted PSD Mock-ups into WordPress templates

Skills/Software Used: PHP, CodeIgniter, MVC, MySQL, CentOS, Apache, WordPress

Personal Traits

Excellent in working with deadlines and staying calm under extreme pressure.

Effectively relates and communicates with professionals and staff at all levels.

Customer relations with emphasis in problem solving.

Works well with others and adapts well to change.

Punctual, courteous, learns quickly and is very friendly with a serene demeanor.

Hard working with a punctual attitude, and driven to complete given tasks with attention to detail.


Dept. of Labor: Boxelder Job Corps, SD Networking & Electrical – Graduate 2007-2008

Pikes Peak Comm. College, CO Computer Science & Programming 2006-2007

School of Excellence in Education, TX High School Diploma – Graduate 2004-2005

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