Michael Harper

Atlanta, GA · (912) 373-6841 · hello @michaelharper.net

Senior web developer turned project manager focused on ecommerce software architecture.


Experience

Ecommerce Delivery Manager

W.C. Bradley Co

Primarily supporting Char-Broil US, Canada and EU as Ecommerce Delivery Manager. Also supporting a number of other consumer goods brands incorporated under WC Bradley such as Oklahoma Joe's, Zebco, Lamplight (Tiki) and Badland Backpacks.

Jan 2018 - Present

Senior Magento Developer / Full Stack Web Developer

FortyFour

Web development with a focus on PHP/MySQL based applications such as Magento 1/2, Drupal and WordPress. Micro-service and REST API development with Laravel and Lumen. Additional responsibilities include: Automated frontend testing with Selenium and Robot Framework. The creation and maintenance of highly-available DevOps infrastructure built around AWS, Azure and Magento Cloud Platform. Security auditing with Kali Linux and PCI scanning. Further development with Mongo DB, Node.js, Angular, and Video.js. Clients: Coca-Cola, Powerade, Red Bull, SmartWater, Shoneys, Aubuchon Hardware, Bluegrass Cellular and CREDO Mobile. Some small appliance repair when necessary.

Feb 2016 - Jan 2018

Developer, Data Team Lead

Springbot

Development and support of Springbot products and services running on Magento and Shopify platforms. Primary focus on Magento and Shopify integrations. Provided integration support to clients. Participated in the Magento Extension Verification program and met compliance for extension development and documentation. Additional work includes advanced integrations with 3rd party extensions that produced or consumed data relevant to Springbot.

Jan 2015 - Feb 2016

Senior Web Developer

Simplified IT Products

Focus on development and administration of retail and wholesale eCommerce sites as well as 3rd party redemption sites - all using Magento CE. Sites are fully responsive with conditional loading and support all modern and legacy browsers including IE7 - IE11. Additional focus on providing development and dev ops support to mobile app and desktop developers, creation and maintenance of 3 custom APIs and multiple Magento extensions that facilitate the Picture Keeper product and service line. Further attention to split testing, user experience, security auditing, database administration, server administration, analytics and other full stack responsibilities.

Jan 2014 - Jan 2015

Full Stack Web Developer

Gauge Interactive

Full stack web development with a focus on the Magento eCommerce platform and CMS development using WordPress. Primary technologies used: PHP, MySQL, Percona, CLI/Shell, SSH, Apache, Nginx, Git. Deployment and management of Git - version control with Beanstalk, BitBucket and GitHub. Server administration and optimization using New Relic, Splunk, Varnish, Cloud Flare and Snort. Application and database server administration with a focus on SmartOS and CentOS. Responsive design and front-end development with attention to UI/UX, A/B Testing, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, Foundation 4, Bootstrap, Photoshop and Illustrator.

July 2012 - Dec 2013

Education

Savannah Technical College

Associate of Applied Science, Computer Information Systems
2002 - 2004

Providence Christian School

Technology Track, High School Diploma
2000 - 2003

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Interests

I enjoy 3D printing, flying drones, continuous learning and attempting to keep life balanced. I'm a Linux enthusiast and have at least one Raspberry Pi running at any given time. I spent much of my life creating things within a web browser so my recent creative outlets generally include DIY electrical and wood working projects. When not in front of my computer I can be found spending time with my family, making poorly timed jokes, getting outdoors and practicing Jiu Jitsu.