Professional Projects

PHP/SQL Server Application Performance Analysis

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As an employee at JP Morgan Chase, I spent some spare time analyzing and suggesting ways to improve the performance of a jQuery/PHP/SQL Server dashboard used by over 200+ employees to monitor the status of development, test/QA, and production systems. The dashboard was running on a single dual core server and receiving over 20k hits […]

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Product Information System

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As an employee at Kmart, I recognized many shortcomings when using legacy systems to identify products in advertisements and on the Kmart website. In my free time, I created a web application that used Sears Holdings public APIs to retrieve internal product identification numbers (similar to UPCs) for online items–previously there was no method for […]

Professional Projects

Garden Center Improvement

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As an employee at Kmart, I recognized the organization of the garden center including pricing on bulk items (soil, mulch, landscaping stones) in our parking lot didn’t adequately reflect prices and led to customer confusion. I resigned the area using larger, more visible signs that were also more resilient to outside weather conditions. In the […]

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Installation and Maintenance Automation

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As an IT Apprentice at Greenville City Schools, repetitive maintenance was necessary. To ease the burden, I deployed some tools to aid in the maintenance process. I improved our software and update process by downloading deployable copies of installers for Java, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Reader and storing them on a centralized file server along […]