Geoffrey Maddock
50 Pasadena Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15211
Phone 412.320.1476
Email geoff.maddock@gmail.com

Objective To apply my skills in programming, web development and design to exciting projects.
Education
1995-1999University of PittsburghPittsburgh, PA
Graduate with Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Major GPA: 3.0
  • Applicable coursework: Database Management Systems, Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming Languages, Operating Systems, Artificial Intelligence
Work Experience
2005-PresentExpedientPittsburgh, PA
Programmer / Web Developer
  • General programming duties as the only on-staff programmer. Create new, mission critical systems, as well as update and maintain legacy software.
  • Working with PHP including the Symfony Framework, Java including JSP, Tapestry and Spring Frameworks, Perl as well as working with Oracle and MySQL databases to implement robost web applications.
  • Write, update and maintain internal reports on the Crystal Reports platform.
  • Perform on-call duties as part of the Systems Operations team, including responding to server break-fix issues as needed
  • Specific projects include creating a system for tracking internal purchasing (Purchase Tracker), and a web application for tracking servers and racks in our datacenter

1999-2005Expedient (formerly Stargate Industries)Pittsburgh, PA
Corporate Technical Support Representative
  • Troubleshoot corporate and residential end-user problems in a call center environment, including problems with dialup, ISDN, DSL, T1 connectivity, email clients, websites and related issues.
  • Training of new call-center employees in troubleshooting methods and company procedures.
  • Performed shift-leader duties, including assisting other techs, answering email problems, and handling trouble tickets.
  • Designed and implemented a version of the company intranet site.
  • Handle high-end corporate customer problems.

2001-PresentWrecked DistributionPittsburgh, PA
Owner and Operator
  • Owner and sole-proprietor of WRECKED; an online music mailorder business.
  • Designed, coded, and maintain website, including a user system, shopping cart, and inventory control. Written from the ground up using PHP. Designed and implemented the database using MySQL.
  • Involved in all aspects of the business, from receiving purchases, to packing orders, coding, business and design issues.

1997-2000PBS PromotionsPittsburgh, PA
Event Organizer
  • Organize and promote events featuring new and experimental electronic music.
  • Involved with all aspects of production from concept to completion.
  • Design all print promotional media as well as website content.

1997-1999Falk Computer and Media CenterPittsburgh, PA
Help Desk Assistant
  • Assist patrons in using a variety of software packages.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems as they arise.
  • General upkeep of a campus computer and media center.

Summer 1996Public Interest CommunicationsPittsburgh, PA
Caller
  • Actively participated in fundraising for non-profit organizations.
Computer Skills Operating Systems
Windows, Unix, Mac OS

Software
MS Office, Vantive, Portal, Adobe Photoshop, SoundForge, Macromedia Flash, and most internet applications including all standard browers, email clients, FTP and SSH clients.

Programming/Scripting
Highly proficient with PHP, C++, C, Perl, JavaScript, MySQL, HTML. I also have a strong foundation in underlying programming concepts.

Web Coding and Design
Experienced in building database driven web sites with PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript (Protoype, JQuery) and other current web standards. In addition I am skilled at designing graphics for both web and print mediums.

Networking/Internet
Highly experienced in troubleshooting problems with Dial-Up Networking, ISDN, xDSL, Modems, Web Browsers, Email Clients and related issues. Understanding of TCP/IP networking.

Other Experience
References Furnished on request

Last updated June 23rd, 2004.