Matt Cascardi's Experience
Web Developer / DevOps Engineer at Check Point Software Technologies
Jul 2014 – present (2 yrs, 6 mos)
Develop and maintain the flagship corporate marketing website. Major achievements and milestones include:
- Fully migrated current hosted CMS site to open-source CMS platform.
- Engineered custom deployment solutions in compliance with tight security restrictions.
- Complete re-design and re-implementation of CMS platform once launched.
- Implemented GIT source control and deployment strategy for the team.
- Engineered and deployed the migration to clustered server infrastructure.
- Automation of deployment processes to be provided to multiple internal teams.
- Handled high-priority tasks and provided consulting and expert knowledge to the team.
Lead Architect at Sample Your Brilliance LLC
Sep 2013 – Jul 2014 (11 mos)
Built a prototype and launched an SAAS application for digital content experts to poll their users and deliver quality content. We’ve deployed the product for agencies and consultants who have used it to drive more qualified leads to their businesses.
Web Developer at Advance Analys Inc.
May 2011 – Mar 2012 (11 mos)
Served as a web developer and expert consultant on CMS customization for many clients. Platforms ranging from hand-built PHP to Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, CakePHP, and others.
Web Developer at VentureBeat
Front-end and back-end work on Venturebeat.com and events.venurebeat.com. Current tasks include WordPress site administration and plugin authoring.
January 2009 – January 2011 (2 yrs)
I build and customize websites for individuals, businesses, and other groups.
Academic Coach at Extreme Learning
December 2008 – June 2009
I tutored 1st-5th graders who were below basic learning levels at an after-school program in the Bay Area.
Intern at Octagon Consulting
September 2007 – January 2009
Internship duties involve marketing, front-end web design, and personell management.
Team Leader at RGIS
January 2007 – October 2008
Conduct inventory in retail and grocery stores.
Telemarketer at P.F. Reilly
June 2005 – November 2006
Generated leads for home remodel contractor. Created telemarket and canvassing training tools. Disbatched leads to salesmen. Worked a booth at trade shows.
Assistant Computer Technician at UC Berkeley, Chancellor’s Office
May 2001 – August 2001
Answered Help Desk calls regarding software issues, and troubles with email and calendar programs. Tracked calls to Help Desk and verified completion of tasks. Gathered inventory information of on- and off-site computer equipment. Performed system installs from image.
Intern at Imtech Inc.
January 2000 – June 2000
Archived data and assisted with creating web graphics.