Scott Robertson

PHP Developer   /   Web Engineer   /   Web Consultant
I am a seasoned Web Developer and Consultant with over 25 years of experience in crafting robust web solutions and providing strategic advice. Specializing in PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL, I have developed a deep understanding of web technologies including Docker, Apache, and Bootstrap. My career is distinguished by a successful track record of managing complex projects for diverse platforms. With a comprehensive background in systems architecture and project management, I am adept at delivering tailored solutions. My commitment to continuous learning is demonstrated by multiple certifications, including an AA in Programming and Unix, underscoring my expertise in both development and operational oversight.

Coding: PHP (PHP3 to PHP8), SQL, NoSQL, JavaScript (including AJAX, JSON, jQuery), HTML/XHTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Python
Databases: MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Supabase, Rethink DB
Frameworks: Laravel, Symfony, Codeigniter
Libraries & Classes: PHPMailer, Requests, GuzzleHTTP, SimplePie, TCPDF, class.upload.php, Text File Cache Class
Web Platforms: WordPress, MicroWeber, custom sites from scratch
Web Technologies: XML, Docker, Apache, ElasticSearch, Memcache, Redis
Hosting: CPanel, WHM, ISPconfig, Webmin, SSH/CLI, AWS, Digital Ocean
Files: FTP, SVN, Rclone, rsync, fusefs, S3, samba
Automation: Cron, IFTT, N8N, HomeAssistant, Dlvrit
Project Management: Agile, Scrum, Scrumban, Asana, Trello, Clockify, Hubstaff, Timedoctor, Cattr
  • College of Southern Nevada - GPA of 3.53, Deans List.
    • AA Microcomputers Programming
    • AA Microcompututers Unix
  • Google’s Foundations of Project Management
  • Managing Virtual Teams
  • Programming Foundations: Software Testing/QA
  • IC3-GS3 (computing fundamentals, MS Office, and living online)
  • Udemy - Email List Building
  • US Air Force - Customer Service Training
  • NCCC - Leadership Development
  • BSA - Woodbadge Leadership Training
  • Board of Directors
  • Boy Scouts of America - Troop 1776
  • Eagle Scout

Professional Achievements
  • Successfully led the development and launch of the autoSTRADA platform, enhancing digital operations for over 300 auto dealerships.
  • Engineered and deployed a custom digital currency platform for Bits Of Koin, which included sophisticated end-user and admin areas, enhancing business operations and user engagement.
  • Directed technical merger operations for, integrating advanced blog features and ensuring a smooth transition during corporate restructuring.
  • Developed and managed a comprehensive custom PHP intranet application for a major commerce business, significantly improving their operational efficiency and security.

Technical Leadership and Innovation
  • Oversaw a team of developers and designers in creating cutting-edge web solutions that consistently exceeded client expectations and project specifications.
  • Pioneered the integration of modern web technologies into traditional business models, facilitating digital transformation initiatives for several clients.
  • As an easy-going leader, I mentor my team towards personal and professional growth, fostering an environment of collaboration and learning, while upholding high standards for error-free deliverables that consistently exceed client expectations.

Professional Experience
Consulting and Strategic Guidance
  • Provided strategic web development consulting across diverse industries, translating business objectives into technical strategies that significantly enhance digital presence.
  • Advised clients on best integration practices, overseeing migrations to cloud-based solutions that improved scalability and operational efficiency.
  • Conducted detailed technical audits and offered guidance on SEO, performance optimization, and security, leading to improved site rankings and user engagement.
  • Guided clients through technology transitions, including migration to new hosting platforms and upgrading their software systems to modern frameworks.
  • Consulted with clients to identify their strategic goals and implemented web solutions that aligned with their business objectives, resulting in a measurable increase in their digital engagement and sales.

Web Development
  • Led the development and deployment of a wide range of projects using technologies such as PHP, JavaScript, and SQL, with significant focus on custom coded websites, as well as WordPress sites.
  • Spearheaded the design and development of advanced web applications tailored to client-specific requirements, ensuring seamless functionality and high user satisfaction.
  • Mastered the use of PHP, JavaScript, and SQL to build robust web applications, including advanced features for managing large-scale databases and improving backend efficiency.
  • Utilized Python and PHP for Natural Language Processing (NLP) to develop custom scrapers that conduct various checks on content quality, spelling, grammar, SEO signals, performance, and overall health of web pages/sites.

Project Management
  • Managed all stages of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) for custom projects, ensuring optimal performance, security, and user experience.
  • Directed complex projects from conception to launch, ensuring they meet rigorous quality standards and client specifications, often involving integration with third-party APIs and complex data handling.
  • Implemented agile project management techniques to streamline development processes and enhance team productivity, ensuring timely delivery of projects.
  • Fostered a collaborative environment that emphasized skill development and innovative problem solving.
  • Conducted detailed code reviews and optimization exercises to enhance system performance and scalability, particularly for high-traffic websites.

Systems Architecture and Integration
  • Architected the autoSTRADA platform, leading a team of developers and a designer over 1.5 years, enhancing web infrastructure for over 300 auto dealerships.
  • Architected a secure, robust digital currency platform for Bits Of Koin, managing the full project lifecycle from system design to team coordination and final implementation.
  • Designed and implemented custom CMS ensuring high performance, security, and scalability.
  • Streamlined server and hosting environments using Docker, optimizing for performance and reliability across multiple operating systems including Linux and Windows.
  • Integrated complex third-party APIs and systems to enhance functionality and streamline operations for various web platforms.

Closing Statement
I am eager to bring my extensive experience in web development and project management to innovative projects where I can contribute to meaningful solutions and business growth. I look forward to leveraging my technical expertise and leadership skills to create impactful digital experiences.