Simon Michael

http://joyful.com

+1-310-795-0167
sm on irc.freenode.net
simonmichael on skype
Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Experience

Free software/community projects

I lead and operate a number of projects, including:

2013-: Consultant, Joyful Systems

2011-2013: Full-time contractor, Gehry Technologies

2007-2011: Consultant, Joyful Systems

2006-2007: Web developer, Bitscribe

Built and maintained diverse rails and php enterprise apps within a high-throughput agile team:

1996-2006: Consultant, Joyful Systems

1991-1996: Software engineer, Retix/Sonoma Systems

1990-1991: Support engineer, Retix Ireland

Early projects

Skills & technologies

Unix, GNU/Linux, Windows & Mac OS systems administration & support (20 years) - Website & web app development & hosting (17) - Free/open source software project management (12) - Wiki building & engine design (12) - Technical writing & documentation management (11)
Python (12 years) - Zope (11) - Plone (7) - C (6) - PHP (4) - Squeak Smalltalk (4) - Postgresql/Mysql (4) - Haskell (3) - Ruby/Rails (1) - Emacs Lisp, Scheme/Racket, Perl, IO

Education