Brandon L. Boyd
808 Gladstell #1205
Conroe, TX 77304
To whom it may concern,
This letter is to express my interest in discussing a software development position.
I have 12 years of software development experience in web-based and client-based applications. I am
fluent across many platforms including Windows, Linux, and Mac. I currently develop server-side code
using both ASP under Windows and PHP under Linux. As an Apple developer, I have also developed
iPhone apps connecting SQL databases through PHP.
I’m looking forward to interviewing with you in the near future. For further questions please contact me
at (936) 647-6093 or email@example.com.
Thank you for taking the time to review my resume.
808 Gladstell #1205 Cell: 936-647-6093
Conroe, TX 77304 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon L. Boyd
Summary Information technology professional capable of managing technology projects from
concept to completion with remarkable deadline sensitivity. Strong analytical skills
combined with experience in web development, database administration and
distributed client-side application development. Well versed in delivering technical
Work experience June 2008 – July 2009 Wildcat Development Corp
Lead Software Engineer
Managed several projects large and small from conceptual stages through
development to delivery.
Created large data-driven websites using PHP/MySQL/PostgreSQL and ASP/VB/MS
Connected a client-side quoting software package to a web-based CRM package
through API using XML to pass data from PHP to VB6. Setup secure ecommerce
ordering through a merchant for online ordering.
Created an internal Project Management/Time tracking software using PostgreSQL
and PHP for all developers to track their time and directors to manage projects.
Developed iPhone app connecting to a PHP/PostgreSQL database to help
customers locate restaurants, stores, etc using Mapquest API. Allows customers to
view online menus, place orders and reserve seating.
Wrote Test Plans and Procedures for a large Linux testing project utilizing 1TB of
flash memory storage.
July 2007 – Sept 2008 QuinServe Technologies, Inc.
created a software package to house client and case information, scheduling with a
fully integrated calendar, payment processing, and batch processing of invoices for
a law firm.
Created a web management console for a waste management company to track
loads, trucks, and drivers all written in MS SQL and ASP.
Created a web-presence and logo development for a hunting company and
provided ecommerce for sales of products.
Extensive use of source-code control for all projects.
Sept 2000 – July 2007 Millar Instruments, Inc.
Develop, maintain, and update a graphical Visual Basic application to analyze
pressure and volume data taken from mice and rat data acquisition systems.
Debug and documents Visual Basic source code. Compiles Beta’s for review and
testing by customers and partners. Develop code to Good Laboratory Practice
(GLP) compliance. Developed applications from start to finish, including graphics
design for application and CD.
Packaged finished application for distribution to customers, researchers, and
doctors using Installshield, which is Visual C++ based. Also used Wise Installer for
Windows to compile packages for distribution.
Wrote verification and validation protocols according to FDA standards and
regulations. Conducted verification and validation testing on products.
Conducted software verification on new software
Designed and composed videos for in-house training, product development with
partners, and product demonstration at shows and fairs.
Built, program, and maintain several CNC lathe machines to machine parts for
catheters. Wrote CNC Code to perform necessary lathe operations for machining
micro, small and medium size parts.
Perform network troubleshooting, hub and switch installation, and general network
device installation – including wireless, servers, routers, and workstations.
Assist network administrator with backup routines.
Repairs and maintains company’s workstations, servers, switches, and network.
Oct 1999 – May 2000 PC and Net
Designed, assembled, and configured 2 Web servers, 2 DNS servers, 1 Database
server, and 2 E-Mail servers for their full life cycle. This includes physically putting
them together, loading the OS, other server software, and configuring the services.
Performed routine administrative tasks such as data backup and recovery plans,
proactively eliminating major security threats to the servers, replacing and
upgrading server hardware as needed, and maintained network hardware.
Assisted clients with web development problems, general PC questions, and
Internet related issues.
Developed a web-based user information database to store user profiles and
Designed a custom data-driven intranet solution facilitating a user database and
online testing for one of our clients using ASP.
Microsoft Windows Vista, XP Home/Pro, 2000 Professional/Server, 2003
Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0/6.0
Microsoft Expression Web 1.0/2.0
Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005
Microsoft Visual Interdev 6.0
Microsoft Visual C++
Microsoft Office 2000/XP/2003/2007
Macromedia MX Suite
Wise Installer for Windows 6.0/7.0
Adobe Photoshop 5.0/5.5/6.0/7.0/8.0/9.0/10.0(CS3)
Linux (CentOS 4 & 5)
G Code(CNC Machining Code)
Languages Microsoft Visual Basic 5.0/6.0 – 12 Years
SQL – 8 years
HTML – 12 years
ASP – 8 years
VBScript – 8 years
PHP – 4 years
PERL – 2 years
DHTML – 8 years
CNC Programming – 7 Years
Solidworks – 1 Year
Cocoa/iPhone SDK – <1 year
Awards received Microsoft Certified Professional
Boy Scouts Of America Eagle Scout Rank