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Bradley S. Hamilton (B.S. EECS)

240 North 24th Street
San Jose, CA 95116            
Home Phone:   (408) 280-0193
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LinkedIn:          http://www.linkedin.com/in/bradleyhamilton


Employment Objective:

A project or group management, operations or quality assurance position in a software or web development company.

Strengths:      

  • Experienced web-development generalist
  • Accomplished written and oral communicator
  • Adept client service provider for external and internal clients, at all corporate levels
  • Excellent organizational and management skills and track record

Education:     

B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California, Berkeley, May 1988

Web Development Skills:

1997 to present
Successfully created and maintained web sites which served as organizational tools and provided information for multiple organizations.  Responsible for content creation and site maintenance for www.musicishealing.com and www.sambamundial.org

Skills:

  • CMS experience: Joomla (extensive) and Wordpress
  • Knowledge of HTML5, HTML4/XHTML, PHP, CSS, Javascript, and XLM.
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Google AdSense, Google AdWords, and Facebook Ads
  • Knowledge of Network Protocols: 7Layer OSI, TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, IMAP, DHCP, SNCP, POP
  • Comfortable in command-line environments: Unix/Linux (Vi, Chmod, Sed, Grep, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Pro)
  • Domain registration, DNS updates, site migrations and updates
  • Programming experience: Pascal, C, and Pearl.

Work Experience:

June 1997 to March 2001
Engineering Team Leader and Project Manager, BetaSphere, Inc., Palo Alto, CA
As the 6th hired employee of this start-up (which grew to 120 people) I performed many roles while adapting to the company’s ever changing needs.  In addition to running beta programs, our core business, I wrote the manual for that position, trained new employees, provided extensive IT support, and ended up managing the engineering team which built our 3rd generation enterprise feedback management application.

  • Achieved near-perfect client satisfaction ratings managing both software and hardware beta programs and provided on-site client training at Cisco, Sun, Lucent, Adobe, Intel, Intuit, Palm, and FedEx.
  • Propelled company’s growth at minimal costs by procuring and supporting discounted IT and office infrastructure.
  • Drove the company’s value proposition by supporting and maintaining pool of 20,000 volunteer beta testers and eventually wrote the technical specifications for out-sourced application development of the management system.

August 1995 to March 1997
Contract Consultant, International Compliance Corporation, Lewisville, TX
I established a west coast office and conducted product safety evaluations for multiple compliance agencies across various product categories (Power Supplies, ITE, Telephone, Medical, Plugs, Cord Sets, and Connectors).

  • Expanded a small Texas firm’s national presence by establishing a CA satellite office with ties to multiple international compliance agencies (UL, CSA, TUV, VDE, Semko, Nemko, Fimko, Demko, JSA, BSMI).
  • Achieved company growth at minimal costs by providing remote report writing, and traveling extensively to conduct on-site laboratory testing.

July 1988 to March 1995
Project Engineer, Underwriters Laboratories, Santa Clara CA
I conducted product safety evaluations across the entire spectrum of ITE and telephone equipment.  I traveled extensively, both domestically and internationally, to provide on-site client service and to supervise laboratory testing.

  • Improved client perceptions of UL through outstanding written and oral communication with clients and enhanced satisfaction ratings through error-free project management.
  • Increased and promoted company efficiency by serving as a facilitator for inter-department quality improvement teams.

Recent Vocations:

October 2004 to Present
Registered Representative (Financial Consultant), Royal Alliance Associates, San Jose CA
As a SEC Series 6 and 63 registered and CA State Insurance licensed representative, I provide financial consulting services on Annuities, Mutual Funds, and 401(K) Plans to 150 clients.

  • Improved financial stature and retirement security to client base through education and by offering products suitable to their situation and needs.

March 2001 to Present
CEO/President (Founder), Samba Mundial 501(c) 3 Non-Profit Corporation
I founded a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation and established tax-exempt status to support a local community based arts organization which provides educational services to the public.

  • Successfully grew the organization to a stable entity with an annual budget of $25,000.00.
  • Expanded membership, educated participants, and produced award winning productions for the general public.