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Elisamuel Resto

Chief Technology Officer

Hi, my name is Elisamuel Resto.

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  • NameElisamuel Resto
  • BirthdayJanuary 30, 1987
  • LocationRushford, MN
Rushford, MN
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Skills

Operating Systems

  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • Windows

Web

  • HTML+CSS
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • XML

Networking

  • BGP/OSPF
  • TCP/IP
  • iptables

Software

  • Postfix
  • Exim
  • cPanel/WHM
  • MySQL

About Me

Hi, My name is Elisamuel...

I'm a Systems Administrator by trade and a Software Developer as an acquired skill set through the years. I may not have extensive education and a degree in Computer Science, but I have the years of experience by doing a little bit of everything. I love technology and enjoy learning new things.

Employment

Chief Technology Officer2014 - Present

Ridge Road Outdoors

Development of internal company software (job management for manufacturing, order tracking, quote generator) and client websites. Maintain the infrastructure for company software. Deploy, maintain and support Magento instances for the company and customers, including some extension development and third-party extension support and troubleshooting. Desktop and server maintenance and support for company equipment. Level 3 customer support for online stores (issues with the ordering system). Extensive use of PHP in internal system scripting and web applications.

Lead Technology Architect2013 - 2014

Schoolizon

Work with ideas from conception to deployment. Maintain the Cloud infrastructure for company software. Deploy, maintain and support Magento instances for the company and customers, including some extension development and third-party extension support and troubleshooting. API integrations external systems such as PayPal, Braintree and Stripe APIs. Extensive use of PHP in internal system scripting and web applications.

Software Developer2011 - 2014

GForce Digital Technologies

Development of internal company software (job management for manufacturing, order tracking, quote generator) and client websites. Maintain the infrastructure for company software. Deploy, maintain and support Magento instances for the company and customers, including some extension development and third-party extension support and troubleshooting. Desktop and server maintenance and support for company equipment. Level 3 customer support for online stores (issues with the ordering system). Extensive use of PHP in internal system scripting and web applications.

Software Tester2010 - 2011

Gleim Publications

Tested internal company software following documented processes for Quality Assurance. Helped test internal company systems before being released into production. Assisted several developers as a sounding board for ideas and possible scenarios to cover when developing software for company use. Tested company websites and content for problems and errors. Tested new material and spell-checked new courses as part of the Quality Assurance process.

Package Maintainer2007 - 2010

Source Mage GNU/Linux

I worked on my own time to maintain the php-pear section of packages as well general package maintenance from our main repositories. Tested, debugged, documented, and fixed issues with the install scripts for the packages in the main repositories, as well as help improve the package manager of the distribution. I also provided some of the initial testing, troubleshooting, debugging, documenting, and QA of the original images for 64-bit support of the distribution.

Jr Systems Administrator2009

Dewey University

Managed the campus main server, the workstations and various network-attached devices (multi-function printer/fax machines) using various technologies, including ActiveDirectory on Windows 2003 Server. Re-organized network links and organized by sections and use (public, administrative, student) and segregated utilizing VLANs. Provided support, periodic maintenance, repairs, deployments of workstations and re-imaging of terminals as needed. Wired the campus for PBX extensions on the main Nortel PBX system.

Software Developer2006 - 2009

Powerhost PR

Deployed, repaired, maintained and managed servers with a variety of operating systems (Linux, FreeBSD, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server) for small and medium businesses. Managed and monitored several instances of MySQL servers for internal and client use. Worked on the backend scripts written in PHP for online payment features and form processing. Performed value-added services to VIP customers like installing network hardware on-premises, configured switches, routers and servers, wired premises for Ethernet networks.

Software Developer2004 - 2006

LuTecK Solutions

Worked under contract develop the in-house CRM (Customer Relationship Management) backend. Made numerous improvements to existing source code and wrote various important pieces of code from scratch (payment processing modules, scheduling system, MySQL-backed session storage engine and email-parsing for the help desk ticketing system among others).

Technical Support2002 - 2004

EZ Internet

First-line technical support via email, chat and phone helpdesks for hosting clients. Worked with cPanel/WHM servers, DirectAdmin and Plesk as side-contracts for customers requiring more specific needs as needed.

Endorsements

Doug Green

Software Developer at Gleim Publications

I will be happy to recommend Sam Resto, who I remember as being genuinely friendly, enthusiastic, and capable. Also he demonstrates sensible good taste by driving the same car as I do. :-)

Andrew Crites

Software Developer II at Gleim Publications

Elisamuel has an excellent understanding of Linux and server administration even including phone servers.

Chris Walker

Software Engineer at GE Transportation

Sam has a talent for quality assurance, demonstrating great attention to detail and a desire to respond to constructive criticism. Moreover, he sought opportunities to improve and gain skills with great zeal. He showed a knowledge of cutting-edge technology that was beyond his years, and I envision him being a resourceful system administrator in the near future.

Education

2009

Information Technology Specialist

Dewey University

One year course at JDC focusing on core knowledge of IT. Based on A+ and Network+ curriculum.

2007

GED

Department of Education

2001 - 2005

High School, Generals

Colegio Laico San Pablo

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