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Ron Waddell

Ron Waddell


Information Technology Specialist

Volusia County Property Appraiser | DeLand, FL


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Introduction to Python

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Introduction to SQL


Introduction to Python


Data Analyst Associate

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Data Analyst


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My Work Experience

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Volusia County Property Appraiser | Sep 2020 - Present

Information Technology Specialist

Work in a progressively responsible position performing advanced technical work planning, analyzing, designing, implementing and maintaining the Property Appraiser’s website environments. Statistical data modeling using multiple regression analysis and gradient boosting machine learning models with bulk data validation and reports. Building SQL data validation queries to run against CAMA (Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal) system in Oracle to find and review anomalies and outliers.
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Surgical Labs | Jun 2019 - Jan 2020

IT Consultant: Platform Architect, Full Stack Developer

Maintenance for existing iOS Obj-C enterprise app to update deprecated code, add performance enhancements, add new features, and resolve iOS 13 issues.

Coinback | Apr 2018 - Oct 2018

IT Consultant: Platform Architect

Full stack enterprise architecture for cryptocurrency cashback platform working with PHP, Laravel, React, MySQL.

Surgical Labs | Jun 2013 - Mar 2018

IT Consultant: Platform Architect, Full Stack Developer

Architect and develop enterprise class products from the ground up based on technical specification and design guides. PostgreSQL 9, PHP 5, REST API, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Bootstrap, iOS Obj-C experience. Designed reusable PHP MVC framework for use in various projects. Modeled AI and AIML with machine learning. Projects: eRounds – iOS app and responsive website for health care professional collaboration. Motion – iOS app for enterprise sales to back-office processing. Servants Table – Responsive website with custom scoring models for personality assessments. Samepage – iOS and Android apps with geofencing for health care professional notifications. Compel Awards – Responsive websites for managing grant and award processing. Rebound: Mendy – iOS and Android apps for patients and healthcare communications pre and post-op.

Docassist | Dec 2011 - May 2013

IT Consultant: Full Stack Architect & Integration Specialist

Lead architect for major revision of document management SaaS product. Design and build Java SOA platform utilizing JAX-WS, CXF, Hibernate, Tomcat, and Maven. Design and build PHP client facing website utilizing MVC architecture, NuSOAP consuming Java SOA endpoints, and Smarty template engine. PostgreSQL 9 database architecture. Wordpress theme and template development based on Photoshop mockup. Worked with .NET development team for integration with existing technologies.

Snackable Media | Jan 2009 - May 2012

Software Development Manager

Managed several development teams for the companies top revenue generating products, including #1 nielsen rated, industry-leading web and mobile phone application "Predicto". Hands on management of mobile products involved working with Coldfusion 8, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Java, and JavaScript front-end and SQL Server 2008 database environment. Worked to continually improved software development lifecycle, secure coding guidelines, and refined code review procedures and processes to ensure only the highest quality code was released to production environments. * Worked directly with executives to provide analysis on key performance indicators * Direct supervisor for up to 12 developers across multiple teams * 24x7 On call front line responder for any production issues

WeatherFlow Inc. | Feb 2000 - Dec 2008

Information Security Manager, Senior Application Developer

Managed colocation facility servers, including procurement, maintenance and ongoing security. Implement security controls and policies to maintain PCI compliance. Document and maintain highest level of compliance in environments storing consumer credit data. Reported directly to CIO in all matters regarding security, application development, and database architecture. * Maintained Juniper routers, VPNs, IDPs, and secure services gateways. * Manage ColdFusion application upgrades from 4.5 through MX 8. * Manage database migration from MS SQL to Postgres. * Configure and manage enterprise servers in colocation facilities. * Architect and maintain ColdFusion based websites. * Design database architecture and stored procedures.

InteliMark Entrprises | Sep 2001 - Apr 2004

Independant Contractor

Initial ColdFusion application architecture and MS SQL database schema design for GreatAupair.com. Converting graphical mockups to functional HTML, Javascript, CSS, and Cold Fusion application. Securing windows and linux servers and services utilizing security best practices and auditing. Firewall and VPN integration and setup for Juniper devices. Verisign payment gateway setup and security consulting. Ongoing consulting and support during transition to maintenance team.

Tek Systems | Aug 1999 - Sep 1999

Systems Analyst

Contractor at Indianapolis Star News designing website templates and using photoshop to edit graphical elements.

Totally Connected Inc. | Jan 1998 - Mar 1999

Web Applications Developer

and Javascript. Architect and manage MS SQL and MySQL databases for new and existing websites . Manage web server configurations for NT and Linux based servers. Design web based management software on corporate portal for DNS, Mail, Radius, and web servers. Designed web based help desk application to log and track technical support calls using Perl and MySQL.

My Education

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Computer ScienceDaytona State College | 1998

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