Introduction

About Me

Softhird Consulting LLC is a dynamic company, with a mission to design, implement and support software and hardware systems, based on Open Source solutions. Softhird Consulting LLC is located in Tampa Bay area, but operates worldwide, delivering its products using advanced Internet protocols. Softhird Consulting LLC is a limited liability company, organized under the laws of the State of Florida.
My focus are both small and large businesses, that can benefit from using Open Source and rapid development approach to improve their business model. We provide extensive software and Web development solutions.
Specialties: Rapid web application development, using open source software stack and content management systems, search engine optimization, custom software development, custom imaging solutions, ImagePlus expertise, image manipulation development, Content Management, SEO, new media development, Joomla and PHP development, security audits and information security, securing Web applications, customized web applications, cloud-based solutions (Google and AWS), computing and application virtualization.

Business Description

Softhird Consulting LLC is a dynamic company, with a mission to design, implement and support software and hardware systems, based on Open Source solutions. Softhird Consulting LLC is located in Tampa Bay area, but operates worldwide, delivering its products using advanced Internet protocols. Softhird Consulting LLC is a limited liability company, organized under the laws of the State of Florida.
My focus are both small and large businesses, that can benefit from using Open Source and rapid development approach to improve their business model. We provide extensive software and Web development solutions.
Specialties: Rapid web application development, using open source software stack and content management systems, search engine optimization, custom software development, custom imaging solutions, ImagePlus expertise, image manipulation development, Content Management, SEO, new media development, Joomla and PHP development, security audits and information security, securing Web applications, customized web applications, cloud-based solutions (Google and AWS), computing and application virtualization.

My Skills

cms
joomla
wordpress
java
software-security
software-design
project-management
system-analysis
seo
social-networks
social-marketing
business-photography
photography
web-design
web-programming

Work/Experience

Owner at Softhird Consulting LLC

January 1998 - Present
- Development of custom Linux and Windows applications.
- Design, implementation and administration of database solutions based on open source MySQL, SQLite, or Microsoft SQL Server platforms.
- Support for custom applications and solutions.
- Linux system and application development training.
- Custom-designed document management services (paper/digital/workflow applications).
- Design, implement and maintain Web sites using Web 2.0 principles (Ajax and PHP).
- Rapidly develop Web solutions based on powerful content management systems, like Joomla, phpBB, phpList, WordPress, Drupal, and others.
- Perform integration and modification of advanced Joomla components, including Community Builder, VirtueMart and many others.
- Customize core Joomla code, including plug-in development and modification.
- Deliver e-commerce solutions based on Joomla, VirtueMart and PayPal Pro Sandbox.
- Create custom Web and database applications using Ruby on Rails and Django frameworks.
- Develop powerful Java/JSP/Struts Web applications, utilizing years of enterprise-based experience.
- Extensive experience in securing web-based application (both Java and PHP).
- Virtualization and cloud-based service deployment (both Google and Amazon/AWS).

Project Manager / Technology Consultant at DTCC

August 1995 - Present
- Developed and supported systems on a wide range of platforms including UNIX, OS/2, Windows and z/OS.
- Managed various aspects of project life cycle including research of existing systems and projected needs, analysis and specification of new applications, testing, solution implementation and post-deployment support.
- Excellent knowledge of various project management methodologies and approaches, including waterfall, ITIL and agile.
- Responsible for development and maintenance of a multiplatform imaging system.
- Designed, developed and supported Web-based systems that interface with diverse back-end applications, over multiple communication methods and protocols.
- Served as a technical and functional liaison for the application user community.
- Served as an application security maven to ensure customer data privacy and application stability.

Communications Technician at Times Square Alliance

March 1993 - June 1995
Maintained communications station for the field private security detail in Times Square area.

Education

City University of New York-Brooklyn College

Degree: M.A.
Field of Study: Computer and Information Science

City University of New York-Brooklyn College

Degree: B.S.
Field of Study: Computer and Information Science

Certifications

GIAC Secure Software Programmer-Java (GSSP-JAVA)

Authority: Global Information Assurance Certification
Start Date: Mar 01, 2011
End Date: Mar 01, 2015

Languages

Polish

Proficiency: Native or Bilingual Proficiency

Location

Contact Information

7248 Night Heron Dr
Land O Lakes, FL
Phone: 813-838-1381

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