Jeremy Madea <>

I am a tech industry veteran with a broad background in IT operations, Unix adminstration, software development, and electronics. I am at home in front of either a shell prompt or an oscilloscope. I program in C, Python, Perl, PHP, and Javascript among other languages.

Professional Experience

Independent Embedded Engineer (self-employed) 2015 - Present

  • Design and build systems with hardware, firmware, and software components.
  • Design circuits and circuit boards using EDA tools such as Spice and Eagle.
  • Prototype, test, and debug circuits on my fully equipped electronics bench.
  • Work with SBCs, the Arduino ecosystem, ARM MCUs (STM32), and Atmel MCUs.
  • Coordinate with companies providing PCB fabrication and assembly services.

Consultant (self-employed) 2004 - Present

  • Advise clients on all aspects of web, IT, and software development projects.
  • Assist clients with writing software and implementing IT systems.

Director of Web Development, Tower Marketing 2012 - 2013

  • Managed production team.
  • Directed development of LAMP stack web applications.
  • Maintained and improved PCI compliant web hosting infrastructure serving dozens of domains.
  • Evaluated and adopted technical solutions based on analysis of business needs.
  • Instituted development process improvements that added directly to company bottom line.
  • Managed LAN including firewall, VPN servers, development servers, and Mac workstations.

Chief Architect / Advisor to the Board, vzillion Inc. 2009 - 2012

  • Advised CEO and Board on technology issues and made strategic recommendations.
  • Spearheaded design of vzillion's proprietary semantic web platform.
  • Managed distributed development team.
  • Developed prototypes of semantic web platform components.

Technical Director, Top Floor Studio 2006 - 2007

  • Managed production team including six full-time employees and various contractors.
  • Directed and led development of custom web applications.
  • Supervised production of web sites based on Joomla, WordPress, and other CMS software.
  • Oversaw maintenance of IT infrastructure for web hosting and development.

Senior Systems Engineer, MDL Information Systems 2001 - 2004

  • Coordinated IT and development efforts on
  • Created custom toolkit for monitoring and testing performance of
  • Led IT support for and MDL's configuration management group.
  • Helped write IT policy through service on steering and security committees.
  • Built and maintained host/network monitoring system based on Nagios.
  • Maintained network services including DNS, NFS, NIS, email, and IRC.

Custom Systems Administrator, Inktomi Corporation 2000 - 2001

  • Collaborated with sales, customer service, and clients to develop custom search solutions.
  • Customized proprietary document collection, indexing, and searching software to meet clients' unique needs.
  • Administered large Sun/Solaris clusters in 24/7/365 high availability production environment.
  • Created system administration, statistical analysis, and development tools in Perl and Python.

Project Leader, Aexpert Inc. 1999 - 2000

  • Assisted with the design and development of proprietary neural network based trading system.
  • Maintained and improved proprietary data acquisition and time-series data storage systems.
  • Led the development of an asset-allocation/risk-management system.
  • Oversaw production operation of trading system used to manage accounts with total assets in excess of $50,000,000.

Freelance Web Developer 1997 - 2000

  • Designed and developed web applications using the CGI interface in C and Perl.
  • Assisted clients with all aspects of developing and maintaining their web sites.
  • Developed distributed system to monitor the operational status of clients' web sites.

Software Engineer Intern, GeoSystems Global Corp. ( 1997

  • Assisted in design of GeoSystem's MapWare Server product.
  • Implemented MapWare Server API libraries in Java and Perl.
  • Designed and implemented web traffic analysis software.
  • Developed server and web administration tools in Perl.

Technical Co-op, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 1996

  • Developed engineering data management applications in Perl and C.
  • Created CGI-based user interfaces to existing software systems.
  • Assisted with systems administration of Linux, SunOS, and Solaris servers.


Millersville University, Millersville, PA

  • BS Computer Science: 112.5 (37 major) of 120 credits completed.
  • Major GPA: 4.0
  • Overall GPA: 3.7

Personal and professional references available upon request.