Robert D Payne
Work History
2006 - Present
RDP TechSolutions, LLC

As a Contract Web Developer, I have been responsible for web development related projects for various clients and corporations, small businesses and websites, primarily involving WordPress back-end, but some front-end development. Also responsible for development and maintenance of multiple free content-based websites, primarily with the WordPress Content Management (CMS) Platform, and all monetized through advertising and affiliate marketing programs, including Google AdSense, Chitika, eBay, Amazon, and Commission Junction.

Experience Spotlight Since March, 2014, I have been steadily engaged by an Atlanta-area LiMS ISV client, and tasked to configure and customize solutions to the client’s complex needs, using a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Report directly to the CEO
  • Perform ongoing back-end, middle-tier and front-end maintenance and development of WordPress websites, including creating plugins
  • Mark-up and script interfaces and content on content managed, responsive websites that work flawlessly on desktop, tablet, phone, and other devices.
  • Maintenance and development of ETL (extract, transform, load) processes that perform database inserts and/or updates

Experience Spotlight From April to July, 2013, I was engaged by an Atlanta-area automobile protection company, where I completed the following projects:

  • Migrated the company's DotNetNuke site to WordPress
  • Completed LAMP setup on Rackspace cloud server
  • Coded against API to insert leads
  • Coded dynamic vehicle search form
Quality Control Specialist
Oct 2005 – Jan 2006
ExpertTech Solutions, Los Angeles, CA
  • Used MS SQL Server to maintain records of electrical components for a system that allowed suppliers and manufacturers to facilitate sourcing transactions.
  • Provided quality control and generated SQL reports to analyze user activity and service issues.
  • Responsible for the oversight of imported inventory data from suppliers of electrical components.
  • Ran SQL scripts to validate data for production tables and for staging tables.
  • Handled system updates, troubleshooting and prepared import specifications.
Web & Software Developer
Jun 2005 – Sep 2005
VisionCore Consulting, Irvine, CA
  • Wrote customized development applications for the Yardi property management software.
  • Prepared client-side applications in ASP.NET, VB.NET, Visual SourceSafe and Oracle 9i.
  • Developed tables, views, stored procedures and functions in both SQL Server and Oracle.
  • Produced code for a real estate market report using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
Intranet Application Developer
Jan 2004 – Jun 2005
Triton Acceptance Corporation, Brea, CA
  • Coded complex object-oriented intranet workflow application related to loan creation, underwriting, funding and loan servicing.
  • Produced Intranet web application with ASP.NET, VB.NET and MS SQL Server 2000.
  • Developed MSMQ and BatchQueue framework to schedule multithreaded batch reporting.
  • Created ASP.NET Web User Control to produce dynamic, self-rendering forms.
  • Coded behaviors, JavaScript, and web services to dynamically populate browser list controls.
  • Developed tables, views, stored procedures and functions in MS SQL Server 2000.
Web & Software Developer
Apr 2002 - Mar 2003
Obsidian Technologies, Tustin, CA
  • Managed CRM, recruiting and retailing web applications for Herbalife distributors.
  • Coded a complex object-oriented web application using ASP.NET, ADO.NET, VB.NET, and JavaScript for online registrations, contact management, task management, web services and lead purchasing.
  • Developed administrative backend to manage authorization and authentication, user information, purchased services and billing.
  • Designed applications for e-mail campaigns and automatic daily billing of CRM subscriptions.
  • Produced form letters and billing statements in Crystal Reports.
  • Developed tables, views, stored procedures and functions in MS SQL Server 2000.
Client/Server and Web Development Techniques with SQL Server
California State University, Fullerton – University Extended Education
Visual Basic
1998 - 1999
California State University, Fullerton – University Extended Education
Microsoft Access
1998 - 1999
California State University, Fullerton – University Extended Education
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration
1992 - 1993
California State University, Fullerton
Associate of Arts, Business Administration
1989 - 1991
Fullerton College
Associate of Arts, Economics
1989 - 1991
Fullerton College
Presentation Layer
HTML • CSS • JavaScript • jQuery & jQuery UI • AJAX • JSON
Business Layer
PHP • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) • Settings API • Options API • Administration Menus • Custom Post Types • Custom Taxonomies • Shortcodes • Actions and filters • Custom hooks
Data Layer
MySQL • SQL • Views • Stored procedures and functions