Resume

Randall Box

PO Box 2331, Batesville, AR  72503

www.randallbox.com

Cloud Engineer Focused on Leveraging Core Technologies

Driven tech leader with true business acumen and extensive experience building and leading diverse, distributed teams.  Performance-oriented and able to bring projects to successful completion including complex discovery, dependencies, data modeling and UI/UX. Skilled at setting the stage for high-growth by leveraging creative use of core technologies to scale.

Experience

September 2017 to MARCH 2020

CTO, Astoria Company

Head of tech and development at a growing and successful lead exchange. Brought in to overhaul legacy infrastructure, migrate to AWS and lead new product development. Successfully led multiple tech teams, reducing cost, waste and turnover. Eliminated downtime and cut cloud costs by more than half while advancing visibility into performance metrics for the entire organization. Involved in development and design of existing and new business.

December 2015 to September 2017

Director of Development, Pleth, LLC

General management of development and advertising agency. Led interoffice and remote technical and art teams to successful completion of multiple high-visibility projects in banking, healthcare and higher education. Designed and implemented change in the AWS hosting environment that eliminated downtime and cut costs by creating efficiencies and leveraging technologies. Developed processes to reveal and track KPI throughout organization and managed profit/loss on projects. Handled day-to-day server administration, devops and development tasks.

 

February 2015 to September 2015 (Temporary project)

Technical Lead, Coffee.org, Inc.

Headed up relaunch of successful online coffee wholesaler, Coffee.org. Coordinated migration of data between ERP, accounting, web and fulfillment systems to support a successful relaunch. Managed integration of multiple disparate systems including Netsuite, proprietary EDI connectors, legacy web applications, Magento and Coresense to support the acquisition and integration of a successful coffee retailer.

 

November 2008 to March 2015

Internet Marketing

Managed growth of moving and relocation lead generation business. Responsible for engineering and scaling system and web applications to handle lead demand. PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript development.

 

November 2006 to November 2008

CTO, WCM Investments, Inc.

Supported rapid growth by architecting a new lead exchange platform from the ground up. Managed local and remote development, design and marketing teams. Involved in day-to-day development in PHP, ASP, Ruby, MySQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript as well as Rest API integration.

 

Skills

  • PCI DSS Compliance
  • Accessibility Audit & Remediation
  • Team Management
  • Talent Acquisition
  • AWS and Azure
  • Programming and Development
  • Drupal 6/7/8 Contributor
  • Cloud Engineering
  • UI/UX Design
  • Networking and Server Admin
  • Jira, Confluence, Git
  • Performance Marketing
  • SEO and PPC Management
  • Web Analytics
  • EDI and Payment Processing