Hi, I'm Randal. I'm a Software Developer & IT Professional based in Savannah, GA.

I've been in technology since 2002 and have a broad experience with many different roles and technologies. I've done software development with Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, React, and just a bit of PHP and WordPress. I also administer Windows and Linux/Unix servers, networks, and Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases. I work with both startups and established enterprises in healthcare, manufacturing, legal, real estate, and other industries.

Director of Operations @ Seimitsu

March 2019 - Present

Seimitsu is a third-party IT solutions provider and ISP. I started in the "shop" doing PC repairs and was promoted several times over my tenure. I returned to Seimitsu as Director of Operations after a seven year absence to manage the day-to-day operations of the company and lead future initiatives.

  • Manage day-to-day operations
  • Leading several internal teams both separately and collaboratively
  • Trending and tracking the performance of teams and projects
  • Lead marketing initiatives and campaigns
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients and vendors
  • Research, design, build, implement internal tools

Software Developer (Freelance)

August 2016 - Present

I've worked freelance since 2016 for both startups and established organizations. My freelance work is primarily backend development using Ruby on Rails but also includes frontend JavaScript and React development.

IT Manager @ The Center for Digestive and Liver Health

February 2012 - March 2019

The Center for Digestive & Liver Health is a ten-physician gastroenterology clinic and endoscopy center with three locations. My responsibilities include server/network administration, software development, business data analytics, collaborating with the management team and users on process improvement, project management, and cybersecurity.

  • Designed and implemented Microsoft Hyper-V failover cluster to maximize uptime of servers
  • Developed extensive reporting procedures for business analytics using SQL queries and ETL
  • Designed and implemented redundant network maximize network resource uptime
  • Implemented technical infrastructue of three satellite locations
  • Built custom HR database in Microsoft Access for employee tracking
  • Built several programs to automate common business tasks and reports
  • Implemented policies and procedures for HIPAA compliance

IT Manager @ Seimitsu

August 2002 - February 2012

Seimitsu is a third-party IT solutions provider and ISP. I started in the "shop" doing PC repairs and was promoted several times over my tenure. At the time I left Seimitsu, my role was IT Manager and I was managing the engineering team, client relationships, and collaborating with the sales team to design solutions for clients.

  • Lead on-boarding and training of technical staff
  • Managed a team of 5-10 engineers
  • Helped build and support broadboand Internet offerings (Fiber, Wireless)
  • Website development and support for clients (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and WordPress)
  • Administered LAMP webservers, DNS servers, and colocated servers for clients