Jon Lawrence

Previous Employment

Corporal, U.S. Army
Feb 2006 - July 2010
Honorable Discharge July 3, 2010
As a satellite communications expert:
Trained and led troubleshooting and setup of VSAT system in four-man team.
Core team member testing the operational capabilities of the first WGS (Wideband Global Satellite).
Instructed dislocated teams on the set up of their equipment to work within the parameters of the mission.
Acquired and maintained current Secret Security Clearance

Store Manager
Nov 2004 - Feb 2006
Hollywood Video, Lancaster, CA
Created loss-prevention guidelines that led the store to having the least amount of theft in the district.
Converted one of the financially worst stores in the district to the top store by creating New Hire Regulations.

Nov 2002 - Nov 2004
J-W Operating, Longview, TX (Telecommute)
Lead conversion efforts changing Intranet site from IIS/ASP/MSSQL to Apache/PHP/MySQL
Developed a User-Group system in PHP/MySQL for data input with an integrated photo gallery.

Contributions to/Developer of

Sep 2002 - Current
Creator/Primary Developer
Secure Framework for developers using OOP PHP 5

Feb 2004 - Current
Programmer and Full Admin
Part of the Beta development team and current Administration for accounts (using alias 'nemisis11')

Gentoo Linux
May 2003 - Dec 2003
Driver Development (Contributor)
Created driver for FujiFilm Card reader.

Jan 2005 - Current
Equation Operating System
Portable Programming Document (PHP -> PDF)
LW_Matrix (Matrix Operations in PHP)
LW_Crypt (AES and PKI Cryptography Operations)

Browser-based PHP Editor

Oct 2012- Current
profile for Jon at Stack Overflow, Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers

Technical Skills

  • PHP 4/5 (OOP)
  • Wordpress
  • Javascript
    • JQuery
    • Prototype
    • AJAX
  • CSS
  • Shell Scripting (Bash)
  • MySQL
  • Regular Expressions (POSIX/PCRE)
  • Adobe CS
    • Dreamweaver
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Captivate
    • Lightroom
  • Microsoft
    • Office 7 Pro
    • Visio
    • Visual Basic
  • Microsoft OS
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Server 2008
  • Linux OS
    • Gentoo
    • Ubuntu Desktop/Server
    • Redhat/Fedora
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