Resume for Rick Casey


Rick Casey                               303.345.8893                                                                                                      

1118 Centaur Circle #D             Lafayette, CO                                            80026


Professional Summary

IT professional with over 20 years experience in web and database development, mostly in open source tools.



Programming languages  PHP, Perl, bash, Ruby, Javascript, HTML

Frameworks/CMS/CRM    WordPress, SalesForce, Mongo DB, Ruby on Rails, Drupal

Database Experience       PostGreSQL, MySql, Oracle, Mongo (NoSQL), Perl DBI, MS Access

Development tools           Github, Subversion, vi, sed, awk, ssh, Salesforce, gulp, node JS, bash scripting

System administration      Apache web server, Amazon Web Services, cPanel, PHPPgAdmin, shell scripts using Unix tools, Jitterbit


2016, Homer Energy, Boulder, CO

DevOps support engineer:

  • maintained & created cloud-based servers at AWS & Hostgator for website hosting
  • helped maintain Ruby on Rails websites
  • maintained various WordPress sites, Postgres databases, in the cloud
  • maintained Github code repositories
  • managed code repository migration from Subversion to Github
  • developed URL redirect from old to new customer support website using Apache redirect module
  • programmed Jitterbit middleware tool to manage communication from live database to Salesforce


2015 Optum Corporation, Broomfield, CO


DevOps support engineer who backed up nationwide helpdesk by:

  • investigating errors in corporate wide, Java-based websites
  • troubleshoot network errors using Linux command line tools (bash, Term2, curl, ping, netstat, awk, sed, perl)

2014, Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE), Boulder, CO

Software developer:

  • Implemented migration plan from Drupal version 6 to 7 for main production website
  • Supported customization of Drupal modules for production websites
  • enhanced Salesforce custom modules in Java
  • extended MS Access project for corporate finance department


2004 – 2013, University of Colorado, Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG), Boulder, CO

Full stack developer with full end to end responsibilities who:

  • Designed, built, maintained enterprise web app with large database integration
  • Used Agile Develop Process
  • PHP, Javascript, PostGreSQL Database, Apache, Linux, Perl, Ruby
  • Project assisted genetics research center to manage DNA samples and experiments



Part-time teacher, economics, Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO, 2009-present

Software developer at local companies for custom database apps on desktop PCs, 1992-1996



University of Colorado, MS, Telecommunications, 2002

University of Pennsylvania, MA, Economics (Regional Science), 1981

Southern Illinois University, BS, Design Science, minor: Mathematics, 1977