Senior Magento Technical Lead @ Melon Technologies
Magento Technical Lead @ Melon Technologies
Eastern Nazarene College
Over the past twelve years, Greg has held several development and project management positions where he has designed, developed, implemented and supported numerous online software applications. His ability to bring the development and management aspects of a project together combined with his frequent exposure to full life cycle development projects make him a rare breed in the
Over the past twelve years, Greg has held several development and project management positions where he has designed, developed, implemented and supported numerous online software applications. His ability to bring the development and management aspects of a project together combined with his frequent exposure to full life cycle development projects make him a rare breed in the software development industry.
Director, Software Engineering @ From September 2015 to Present (4 months) President @ Ultimate New Media is the Boston based Internet Consulting company of Gregory Hoole. The company focuses on providing application development and project management services to digital agencies, interactive media firms and B2B and B2C organizations across the country.
Zend Framework Development
Magento eCommerce Platform
Expression Engine CMS
Open Source Application Development
Data Migration From March 2007 to Present (8 years 10 months) Engineering Manager @ From January 2015 to September 2015 (9 months) Senior Web Engineer @ Working in a startup environment wearing numerous hats as a team leader, lead developer, technical architect and project manager. Responsible for the coordination of team members’ (internal and external) efforts across various development projects impacting B2B and B2C efforts. From September 2013 to December 2014 (1 year 4 months) Director of Ecommerce @ After initially being brought in as a consultant to rescue a botched migration from Miva Merchant to Magento CE, I remained with the company in the Director of Ecommerce role while they secured additional funding, established eCommerce practices and built a core technology team.
- Created numerous unique storefronts to support co-branding initiatives
- Integrated supplier inventory feeds with Magento data model
- Upgraded Magento CE to Magento EE
- Managed relationship with external development vendors
- Supported and led junior level development staff
- Established GIT source control with multiple environments
- Integrated Jira ticketing and sprints into day-to-day operations From November 2012 to September 2013 (11 months) Senior Magento Ecommerce Consultant @ Senior Consultant performing Magento Enterprise development for B2C and B2B e-commerce stores with a focus on extension development, theming, third party integrations and data migration.
Block and Company - blockandcompany.com
Crossfit Store - shopcrossfitreebok.com
Curtain & Bath Outlet - curtainandbathoutlet.com
Douglas Stewart - dstewart.com
Fig Stores - figstores.com
MLS Rec Soccer - mlsrec.com
Spray Smarter - spraysmarter.com From March 2011 to June 2013 (2 years 4 months) Technical Project Manager @ Harvard Business Publishing delivers online learning and performance support to address your most strategic leadership development and talent management initiatives.
As technical project manager, I am responsible for the management of long term development projects with a development vendor based in India. However, my development experience has allowed for an expanded focus for this role where I also assist with system architecture and development.
I also contributed my development skills for internal development projects using my front end development skills, PHP and MySQL for back end development and XML/JSON for data communication. Frequently I was asked to step in and provide development solutions when other resources were unavailable.
Designed and developed a stand alone mailing list management solution to allow for implementation on multiple servers/domains.
Linux server management using SSH, Webmin and Cpanel/WHM.
Responsible for the following web properties:
- www.reliaclick.com From November 2006 to July 2007 (9 months) Lead Developer @ Responsible for the management of the IT department in a hands-on role while reporting to the company’s president and overseeing one junior developer
Coordinated the integration of A Briggs web applications with IT departments of corporate and travel agent clients
Oversaw the company’s SEO and PPC campaigns while they were outsourced to a third party vendor
Established a long-term IT development scheduled and ensured all milestones were met by or before their deadline From September 2005 to December 2006 (1 year 4 months) Web Consultant @ Primary role as an Application Developer providing support to the staff at the Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC) in Fort Belvoir, VA
Additional role included the development, design and maintenance of additional client websites:
Researched and recommended new software/applications to company management
Individually responsible for the setup of the company’s PC network, T1 line, telephone system, email, employee training and computer support
Designed, developed and implemented 3 separate versions of the company website which coincided with the release of the company catalog’s (2002-2004) – http://www.millergolf.com From December 2001 to November 2004 (3 years) PHP Developer @ Jr. PHP Developer and member of 3 person team providing application development to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in Vienna, VA
Website development and maintenance included: – http://www.fincen.gov, http://www.msb.gov, http://www.egmontgroup.org
Worked independently to design and develop a secure web application to support the goals of the US Patriot Act – Section 314a From November 2003 to June 2004 (8 months)