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MARKO VIDBERG


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

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Retired (January 2021 to current)
    Relaxing and enjoying life, Cambridge, Ontario

    • Freelance Web Developer & Consultant (April 2018 to December 2020)
      Vidberg Consulting, Cambridge, Ontario
      • Developing and maintaining websites for clients
      • Linux server maintenance
      • Cryptocurrency projects
      • Working completely from home office

    • Web Developer & System Administrator (July 2014 to March 2018)
      Social Visio, 143 Two Island Lake Rd. Jacques, ON, P7G 0Y1
      • Partner - managed everyday operations
      • Developed internal custom web portal (PHP5 & MySQL)
      • Setup and maintained internal web, database, DNS and email servers
      • Setup and maintained client Wordpress sites
      • Blogging and social media updating for clients
      • Worked completely from home office

    • Web Application Developer (November 2010 to July 2014)
      Remote Learner Canada Inc., 299 Northfield Drive E., Unit 4, Waterloo, Ontario
      • Maintained 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
      • Maintained replicating websites and underlying structure (PHP4/5 & MySQL)
      • Configured and maintained 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
      • Developed and maintained web sites (PHP3/4, MySQL) for a number of clients
      • Configured and maintained 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
      • Maintained Galileo E-Commerce software using compiled Perl and MS-SQL
      • Developed the internal resource allocation system software using compiled Perl
      • Updated and maintained Perl and ASP (VBScript) code for client and internal websites
      • Creatied 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

    • 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 store network

    • 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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