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MARKO VIDBERG


Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Email: marko (at) vidberg (dot) com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Web Developer & System Administrator (July 2014 to current)
    Social Visio, #361 - 425 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R8J6
    • Partner - managing everyday operations
    • Development of internal custom web tools (PHP5 & MySQL)
    • Setting up and maintaining internal web, database, DNS and email servers
    • Setting up and maintaining client Wordpress sites
    • Blogging and social media updating for clients

  • Web Application Developer (November 2010 to July 2014)
    Remote Learner Canada Inc., 299 Northfield Drive E., Unit 4, Waterloo, Ontario
    • Development and maintenance of the Enterprise Learning Intelligence Suite for the Moodle platform (PHP5 & MySQL)
    • Developed and maintained automation scripts and support dashboard
    • Evaluated third-party Moodle plugins for security violations
    • Setup and maintained custom client repositories
    • Used Agile development methodologies
    • Used Git version control, JIRA tracking, Confluence wiki and Salesforce.com

  • Web Developer & System Administrator (October 2007 to October 2010)
    Platinum Synergy Group Inc., 38 McBrine Place - Unit 1, Kitchener, Ontario
    • Development and maintenance of replicating websites and underlying structure (PHP4/5 & MySQL)
    • Configuration and administration of Linux web servers, mail server, DNS servers and Subversion software version control system
    • Added many new features to the internal web-based control systems
    • Guided the migration of all servers and data from local co-location to remote hosting provider

  • Freelance Web Developer & Consultant (January 2002 to September 2007)
    Vidberg Consulting, Kitchener, Ontario
    • Development and maintenance of web sites (PHP3/4, MySQL) for a number of clients
    • Configuration and administration of Linux web servers
    • Developed online testing system for Waterloo Board Of Education
    • Worked completely from home office

  • Web Developer (February 2000 to December 2001)
    Emerge2 Digital Inc., 554 Parkside Drive, Waterloo, Ontario
    • Development of Galileo E-Commerce software using compiled Perl and MS-SQL
    • Development of the internal resource allocation system software using compiled Perl
    • Updating and modification of Perl and ASP (VBScript) code for client and internal websites
    • Creating development quotes and requirements for client needs
    • Used Perforce version control

  • Web Developer & Webmaster (November 1998 to January 2000)
    WebSorcery Inc., Guelph, Ontario (company no longer exists)
    • Developed and updated HTML, PHP2/3 and Javascript code for client websites
    • Assisted in planning website layout and design
    • Configured new server accounts, email boxes and virtual host domains
    • Installed Redhat Linux and FreeBSD onto office servers
    • Setup and maintained office network with shared Internet connectivity via cable modem

  • Helpdesk Technician (January 1998 to October 1998)
    Golden Triangle Online, Kitchener, Ontario (company no longer exists)
    • Provided phone support for residential and corporate clients having Internet connectivity problems and general client software usage inquiries
    • Independently developed extensive call-logging database system using HTML and Perl CGI scripts for the technical support department

  • Technical Representative (May 1997 to December 1997)
    Onward Computer Systems, Kitchener, Ontario (company no longer exists)
    • Replaced, configured and upgraded PC's and peripherals
    • Handled all RMA's and incoming/outgoing parcel shipments
    • Configured and maintained the internal network with shared Internet connectivity via 128K ISDN modem

  • System Administrator (April 1995 to April 1997)
    BayNet Internet Services Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario (company no longer exists)
    • Researched initial hardware requirements and technical issues
    • Setup modems, routers, hubs, ethernet cards/cabling, Livingston Portmasters
    • Configured Apache web server, email server, Radius accounting server and DNS
    • Learned & handled system administration and security of Linux servers
    • Supervised technicians, helpdesk operators and co-op students

EDUCATION

  • Online Courses at PHP Architect, http://phparch.com (July - August, 2007)
    • Building Rich Internet Applications With PHP 5 and AJAX
    • PHP 5 Certification Combo

  • Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA (Graduated 1995)
    • Awarded Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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