Darren Duncan

Full Stack Database and Web Application Expert

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Professional Experience

Database Consulting Group (DCG) - Independent Contractor (2015-2017)

Database Consulting Group (http://databaseconsultinggroup.com/) is an American software developer that focuses on building quality data-driven business solutions for businesses small and large. Client industries include financial services, medical records, billing, scheduling, manufacturing, accounting.

ChargeSmart / VeriFone / TIO Networks - Senior Software Design Engineer (2011-2014)

ChargeSmart (http://www.chargesmart.com/) is a web-based e-commerce business allowing credit card funded bill payments to be made easily over the internet to utilities or other billers that otherwise don't support them. ChargeSmart was a startup, then was owned by VeriFone, and then by TIO Networks.

Traveller's Inn (TI) - Web Developer (2006-2009)

Traveller's Inn was a chain of about 10 hotels around Victoria, BC.

Anthony Macauley Associates (AMA) - Application Developer (2000-2003)

Anthony Macauley Associates (http://www.gx.ca/) is a Canadian software developer that creates and implements product solutions designed for the needs of departments and agencies at all levels of government.

British Columbia Buildings Corporation (BCBC) - Intranet Developer (1999)

British Columbia Buildings Corporation (was http://www.bcbc.bc.ca/) is a government agency that manages public lands and properties. Note that BCBC was renamed to Accommodation and Real Estate Services (ARES; http://www.accommodationandrealestate.gov.bc.ca/), part of Shared Services BC.

Miscellaneous

Open Source

Muldis Database Projects (2002-present)

Created a set of new database projects that are intended to bring significant advances to the database software industry in general, in a manner expressing both idealism and pragmatism; they are continuing to be developed under the name of Muldis Data Systems (http://muldis.com/); some have been released CPAN but those are out of date; see GitHub (https://github.com/muldis) for the latest versions.

Other Perl Modules (1999-2006)

Created a number of other Perl 5 modules that are not concerned with databases, but mostly with web applications, and are all released on CPAN (http://search.cpan.org/~duncand/); they are all functional now but there are currently no plans to develop them further.

Perl and Database Communities (2000-present)

Active and vocal in the worldwide Perl community for years, with 100+ individuals, and in some database communities to a lesser extent, in many ways besides having created modules on CPAN.

Presentations, Papers, and Recognitions

Education

Technical Skills

Significant or Expert Task Skills or Experience

Programming Languages and Markup

Database Management Systems, Related Tools

Version Control Systems, Related Tools

Operating Systems

Other Server Software, Networks, Data Communications Used

Other Desktop Software Used

Other Tasks Performed

Personal Interests