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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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Employment Objective:

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


  • 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


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 and


  • 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.