Michael Joseph Knott
Richardson, TX, *****
954-***-**** • firstname.lastname@example.org
Software & Web Developer Web Applications
Technically sophisticatedweb and software developer with solid history of providing effective construction, testing, implementation, and production support services.
Areas of Expertise
Feature more than 25 years of IT services, software programming, and web development skills.
Accomplished in the development of Oracle PL/SQL back-end processing.
Talented in the development and implementing of websites using eCommerce platforms.
Proven history of leading the successful migration of customer data to MySQL databases.
Experience in Search Engine Optimization audits and link building.
Oracle PL/SQL, MySQL
UNIX, Linux, Windows 7 & 10
ClubCorp, Dallas, TX
Developed several smaller projects to collect user input from existing front-end data entry screens and built associated back-end processes to save this new information. Wrote new routines for data validation, updating new or existing database tables, and provided error checking.
Designed and built several back-end programs to validate and store all data input from three separate web based client products. Provided error checking processes and innovative ways to write to a series of database tables.
Employed JSON as the transport vehicle for the movement of data between the front-end and back-end routines.
Upwork.com and Freelancer.com, Dallas, TX
SEO Consultant and Backend Web Developer (01/2018 – 07/2018)
Deliveredseveral short-term projects dealing with SEO and Backend Web Development.
Improve on-site SEO dealing with structure, keywords, title tags, headers, duplicate content, Meta descriptions, and error messages. Off-Site SEO included back linking, directory submissions, and Infographics.
Developed a number of web sites using WordPress. Corrected coding errors (HTML, CSS, MySQL, and PHP) in other web sites developed in WordPress and Magento.
Rand Internet Marketing, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Backend Web Developer(7/2014 – 8/2017)
Serve as a web developer charged with designing technology websites using Magento eCommerce frameworks with a focus on construction, testing, and implementation aspects.
Recognized as a data mining conversion expert thanks to successful migration of customer data from obsolete databases or CSV type files into Magento MySQL databases.
Developed a talent for manipulating SQL database information for various customer applications using third party tools and database scripts.
Applied Search Engine Optimization Techniques to increase ranking of customer web sites in Google. Performed SEO audits to optimize customer web site content and standing.
StyleNest, Fort Lauderdale, FL
IT Services, Operations Manager/Co-Founder (11/2010 – 7/2014)
Led the development and management of all eCommerceretail business operations, including IT services, to support business growth.
Launched a customized Intuit POS system to improve inventory management of 3,000 products and allow for faster product sales by using bar codes.
Increased top-line growth by spearheading and executing aVolusion eCommerce website.
Designed and implemented HTML templates and CSS code to display multiple customized features such as slideshows, size charts, and customized customer forms.
Star Performers Technologies, Parkland, FL
Founder / President (3/2008 – 11/2010)
Managed IT structural development and implementation of affordable eCommerce solutions and website platforms for individuals and small businesses.
Providing consulting services for clients on design, construction, implementation, testing, SEO practices, logo design, email services, and database configuration.
Supported clients with execution of Windows Vista & 7 platforms using HTML, CSS, and third party development tools such as PleskSiteBuilder, WebPlus, and Coffee Cup HTML Editor.
National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), Boca Raton, FL (8/2000 – 3/2008)
Lead System Administrator (10/2007 – 3/2008)
Provided system administration services for the Documentum System with a focus on analyzing, identifying, and resolving user issues, migrations, and upgrades.
Delivered production support for mainframe batch processes, training, and system backups.
Applied Windows Vista and UNIX platforms, C software and intermediate Unix Shell scripts, and proprietary software applications.
Senior Software Developer / Software Developer (8/2000 – 10/2007)
Handled code upgrades, migrations, and production support for UNIX and Mainframe processes.
Led the design, construction, and implementation of new CRM platform.
Skilled in proprietary e-Point development tools, C++, .Visual Basic .NET, and Oracle SQL.
Previous experience as Principal Software Developer at Logica, Inc. (1996 to 2000).
Education and Training
DeVry Institute of Technology, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems