Patrick Perkinson's Experience:
UX - UI Front End Software Developer at Barling BayNovember 2013
Sole Proprietor and Web Developer at Gigabug.netJanuary 2002
Private business that has designed and hosted over 90 business, e-commerce, affiliate, gaming, social media, gambling, news aggregation, private & personal sites over the last 11 years. Specialties include being an excellent Joomla Jedi, with heavy development in e-commerce, social media, graphic media applications and design to include security, web hosting, Apache (LINUX) WHM, Cpanel and Windows Servers 2003-2008 up to IIS 7.5 Hosting and configurations.
KM Technologist / Public and FOUO Web & SharePoint 2007 & 2010 Developer and Webmaster at Paramount Solutions IncSeptember 2011 - November 2013
KM Technologist / Public and FOUO Web & SharePoint 2007 & 2010 Developer and Webmaster at SAICFebruary 2011 - September 2011
Lead Web Developer / Administrator and Technology Specialist for 14 Public and/or DoD Authenticated FOUO Websites including SharePoint 2007, AKO and local based FOUO Websites for the U.S Army Signal Center of Excellence (SIGCOE). Responsible for 2000+ local SharePoint 2007 Users including management and administration of 50+ SharePoint Sub-Sites. Help Desk manager for all SIGCoE SharePoint and Web Products. Web based and new technologies consultant and web applications architect for the Knowledge Management Office, Ft. Gordon Signal Center, U.S. Army, DoD.
Director of Digital Operations / Web Designer / Webmaster at International Group of Gaming ResortsJanuary 2008 - January 2011
Plan, develop and implement IT strategies for IGGR new company and casino assets; serve as the email, remote server and web development administrator Function as a Technical Expert and Advisor for company IT and E-Marketing issues; assess corporate needs and develop web strategies as the Lead Web Developer Created three marketing based web sites to increase exposure and business for the company; negotiate contracts including, currently, with Playtech Gaming for the E-Marketing and administration of an online gaming web site Performed three comprehensive IT audits of IT Departments for eight casinos spanning three continents
IT Manager / Webmaster at Sinai Grand CasinoJuly 2006 - January 2011
Developed the general IT strategy and web site, implemented the web site for 40 user systems, including server, network and email server administration Managed multiple company applications, including customized and proprietary systems as well as the central corporate SQL database Evaluated IT needs and implemented policies to increase productivity and make the system more secure; attained increase efficiencies leading to a productivity increase of 15% and system up-time increases from 60 to almost 97% Researched new technologies, determined applicability, presented findings to management and implemented approved systems, applications and tools Communicated as a company liaison with vendors and customers Planned, developed and implemented new network systems, including Microsoft Server 2003, SQL and Exchange Mail server for over 70 users across 2 companies; designed over three corporate websites and 12 client websites Troubleshot system issues and provided timely resolution; served as the SEO and webmaster expert Designed, implemented and managed the complete Security installation of RFID door access technology of over 40 casino doors with various levels of needed security; oversaw the implementation of casino video systems Generated management reports and provided advice to management regarding system improvements, performance and problem resolution
Web Developer at RadioSharmLive.comOctober 2008 - November 2010
Was a 'side' project of mine. Completely designed, developed the website and website business model. Sold majority oversight of company operations in 2010. Developed a media platform that was the first of its kind in the area, bringing in a new form of inexpensive advertising to local and international businesses to a HOT SPOT vacation destination for Europeans. Have had great success reaching near 200,000 on Alexa and a page rank of 4 within a few months. Have listeners from around the world with a majority in England, USA and Egypt. Planned and developed the business model and implement technologies and marketing tactics. Implemented dozens of state of the art technologies to the site and always work to improve on user experience SEO and technical aspects.
Marketing Manager at SSQ Real EstateSeptember 2005 - August 2006
Generally in charge of 5 sales associates and web based e-marketing. IT support at times, in charge of website design etc.
Platoon Sergeant at United States ArmyJanuary 1998 - January 2005
Various Locations Through nearly 8 years of service, served on multiple high risk missions in combat environments; provided training, leadership and management for personnel to ensure their readiness, safety and combat efficacy Accounted for the health, proficiency and wellbeing of 14 to 45 men on selected missions Oversaw the safekeeping of over $200K in high technology military equipment and weaponry Implemented programs and activities to ensure the morale of subordinate personnel Planned and conducted high risk missions under tight time frames in a highly lethal environment Received promotion and selected assignments ahead of peers in both Afghanistan and Iraq Assessed personnel readiness and mission requirements and provided advice and recommendations to senior leaders regarding operational security issues Developed security policies for three Forward Operating Bases and Afghan Government, Police and Strategic locations. Trained over 400 Iraqi and Afghan military and police in CQB, Combat Operations, Air Assault Operations, Reconnaissance, MOUT, Infantry Tactics, PCIs and general site security. Courses & Training U.S. Army Airborne School, Standard School for training Basic Combat Parachuting Skills. RIP (Ranger Indoctrination Program) Highly intense course to select new recruits to the ranks of US Special Operations Rangers. PLDC (Warrior Leader Course): Graduated 2nd in class but top in grades, successfully trained and mentored fellow soldiers on Land Navigation, Infantry Basic Combat Tactics, Reconnaissance and Field Craft. Advanced CQB and MOUT Training, US Army SoC, 2002 to 2002: Highly Intense Special Operations (1st SFOD and 10th SF Group) led course on advanced CQB and MOUT environment tactics, marksmanship, air assault, repelling, breaching hostage rescue and takedown tactics and procedures, Including advanced hand to hand combat Infantry BNCOC Phase 1, 100% tests scores, finished top of the class