Kyle Anderson

Full Stack PHP Developer

Multifaceted professional with a passion for the space where technology intersects with human experiences. Offering extensive experience in front- and back-end development, programming, systems administration, and technology management. Leveraging a balance of creativity and technical savvy to create elegant code, increased productivity, and exceptional user experiences.

Professional Experience

Apria Healthcare

Chandler, AZ
Senior Software Engineer
Responsible for development and testing of processes to move data from various sources to various destinations based on requirements. Apply company standards and best practices while providing efficient, well-formed, and highly documented code. Part of an agile team whose primary purpose is the population and maintenance of various data marts.

Privoro

Tempe, AZ
PHP Programmer
  • Increased security and reduced development time by converting existing website to Laravel.
  • Reduced page load time from 6.9 to 2.1 seconds by switching the server stack from Apache, MySQL, and PHP 5.4 on HTTP/1.1 to Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP 7.1 on HTTP/2.
  • Provided instant updates and easier management for non-systems administrators by adding Laravel Forge for server management and Laravel Envoyer for zero downtime deployment.
  • Reduced server and support costs by migrating from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to DigitalOcean.

Moses, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ
Web Developer
  • Reduced initial setup time for new projects from 3-5 days to 4 hours by creating a custom WordPress boilerplate framework, theme, and auto-deploying virtual environment.
  • Created the development and deployment process by adding task automation, unit and style testing, and Continuous Integration (CI).

Media Solutions

Chandler, AZ
Programmer
  • Increased productivity for existing development team by introducing Gulp for task automation, Bower for managing JavaScript libraries, and Sass for improved readability and organization for CSS.
  • Reduced development time and errors by refactoring the existing codebase using the DRY principle, creating repositories, transformers, presenters, decorators, and view composers.

SmartSource

New York, NY
Chief Technology Officer
  • Designed the web hosting department's technical infrastructure using Amazon Web Services (AWS), implementing server hardening and security and identifying a billing / payment processing solution.
  • Established a social media presence and high-ROI digital marketing strategy, including PPC, SEM, SMM, SEO, and email campaign, averaging a 28% open rate and 16% click-through rate.

Crucial Hosting

Queen Creek, AZ
Co-Founder
  • Established and managed daily business aspects, from infrastructure development and maintenance to customer acquisition, web design and development, and technical support.
  • Grew Crucial into $1MM+ in annual revenues through targeted marketing, consistent infrastructure modernization, and providing outstanding user experiences.
  • Wrote blog and knowledgebase articles to help clients and increase online presence, earning prominent placement in search and industry publications, such as Smashing Magazine and A List Apart.
  • Established Crucial as the industry's most prominent hosting provider for Magento, serving as a technical product expert and benchmark for performance and optimization.

B&D Litho

Phoenix, AZ
IT Manager
  • Increased efficiency for the creative department by developing an online presence that allowed clients to upload media files directly via the website.
  • Reduced time spent from the accounting department by allowing employees in satellite offices to connect directly to the Phoenix office via VPN to clock in and out and directly access the mainframe.
  • Provided general technical support, such as wiring buildings with CAT5, rebuilding computers, and fixing common software and hardware issues.

Select Technical Skills

Top Skills

PHP / HTML / CSS

Laravel / jQuery / Bootstrap

Systems Administration

Other Skills

Amazon Web Services Apache Backbone Bash CodeIgniter cPanel / WHM Git Gulp Magento MySQL Nginx Perl Roots / Bedrock Sass / SCSS Scrum Vagrant Vue Webpack WordPress

Get In Touch

I am currently taking on freelance work, contract-to-hire, or a full time position.

I can help with the following:

  • Backend development with PHP and Laravel
  • Frontend development with jQuery and Bootstrap
  • Server management, hardening, optimization, and upgrades

Drop me a line at kyle@divspace.com or call me at +1 480 434 4675