Vice President of Technology

Contact Information
Email: resume@davidstockton.com
Phone: 720-675-7471
Address: 2266 S Ensenada St
Aurora, CO 80013

Experienced programming and engineering leader with an emphasis on web applications and APIs. Demonstrated success in development of new projects as well as transformation of existing projects in need of care. Proven ability to transform team process and culture in a positive and productive way.

EXPERIENCE

i3logix August 2012 - Present
VP of Technology
  • Responsible for all IT staff - developers, QA, project and product managers, system administrators, network, database, UX designers
  • Automated portions of developer workflow to allow developers to focus on development
  • Created mail-in ballot tracking and notifications platform
  • Led implementation of Continuous Deployment platform
  • Led infrastructure automation and move from co-hosted servers to AWS
i3logix October 2010 - August 2012
Director of Software Engineering
  • Responsible for hiring, team growth and mentoring of ~30 developers primarily dedicated to a pre-employment and drug screening application
  • Introduced Mercurial source control to manage software projects
  • Introduced VM-based development platform to reduce platform issues with deployment
  • Started in-home health care application
Cricket Communications May 2006 - October 2010
Software Engineer IV
  • Lead developer for mycricket.com, a customer account management and e-commerce site
  • Built SOAP-based shopping cart and cellphone plan configuration management
  • Created promos and offers management and configuration allowing marketing to build complex promotions without needing new software to be built, increasing site conversions by 5%
  • Built internal tools and software that saved the company at least $1.2M per year
J.D. Edwards/PeopleSoft/Oracle June 2000 - May 2006
B.S. Math and Computer Science
  • Helped Business Function developers debug extremely large C functions on the AS/400 / iSeries platform
  • Performed OS/400 and tax software upgrades for internal iSeries test servers
  • One of the earliest in the world to get PHP running on iSeries

EDUCATION

Colorado School of Mines Graduated May 2000
B.S. Math and Computer Science

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Agile methodologies, Software Engineering, Test-Driven Development, Cross-Functional Team Leadership, Product Development, Team and Individual Mentorship, Git, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Apache, React, CSS, AJAX, REST, Linux, Web Development, PHP, Javascript, Go, Ruby, Python, C/C++ Web Services, APIs, Open Source Software

PUBLICATIONS

SPEAKING

  • President of Front Range PHP User Group September 2009 - April 2014; delivered 50-100 talks
  • Numerous conference speaking engagements with PHP|Tek, PHP|World, ZendCon, SkiPHP, OpenWest, PHP Cruise, Madison PHP, PHP|CodeWorks

CERTIFICATIONS

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