Scott Yardley


Gallagher Affinity, Lakewood Ranch, FL (Remote)
Software Engineer, Oct 2021 – Sep 2023
  • Collaborated with a team of 5-6 coders to manage feature and bug tickets for 6 Laravel websites, 1 WordPress site, and 1 API server.
  • Took part in weekly deployment coordination, including creating change requests, merging branches for deployment, and providing technical instructions.
  • Skill Set: Laravel, Vue, AngularJS, ES6 Modules, jQuery, Azure DevOps, Octopus, Unit Testing, WordPress Templates
TopDawg, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Lead Developer, Jul 2020 – Sep 2021
  • Created and maintained a product selection UI and the automation that imports/deletes the selected products into/from specified marketplace(s). This was coded with Laravel and Vue.
  • Migrated code from legacy servers to Laravel server, updating API calls to the newer server, refactoring frontend/backend code if needed.
  • Developed the signup process implementing Stripe and HubSpot API controllers and webhooks controllers to synchronize customer and subscription databases.
  • Maintained 3dCart CMS & coded its frontend view templates and implemented AJAX calls where the templates' features were limited.
  • As lead programmer I architected, advised direction, aided coders, gave some job assignment and ordered code changes.
  • Created numerous tools to admin users, monitor data, assist in data correction and assists in programming
  • Skill Set: Laravel, MySQL, Vue, Axios, Algolia, Scout, Redis, JavaScript, CSS, LESS, npm, Git, GitLab, Stripe API, HubSpot API, Api2Cart API, AWS, SP-API, Spotify API, GraphQL, yajra/laravel-datatables, Docker
HMS, Irving, TX (Remote)
Developer Analyst II, Aug 2019 – Feb 2020
  • Engaged in full-stack development, enhancing security, and adding features to member interface and administration tools across multiple projects.
  • Authored the application layer of a new email microservice.
  • Conducted research on solutions for future projects, including Single Sign-On (SSO), Kafka, and Twilio Chat.
  • Skill Set: PHP, Azure, CodeIgniter, Git, GitHub, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, HTML5, LAMP, Vagrant, VirtualBox, Lighttpd
Steeda, Pompano Beach, FL
Laravel Deveoper, May 2018 - Jun 2019
  • Led the design and development of applications using the Laravel Framework
  • Migrated code from legacy servers to Laravel servers, updating API calls and refactoring code as needed.
  • Upgraded Laravel from version 5.3 to 5.5.
  • Managed and coded frontend view templates for 3dCart CMS and implemented AJAX calls for limited template features.
  • Played a comprehensive role in IT, including database administration, systems administration, backend and frontend programming, data standards, and SEO.
  • Skill Set: PHP, Laravel, Artisan, Vagrant, Valet, Forge, Composer, Git, GitHub, MySQL, MySQL Workbench, Algolia, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Google Tag Manager (GTM), RESTful, SOAP, CSS3, HTML5, LAMP, JIRA, 3dCart, WordPress
BEX Realty, Boca Raton, FL
Senior PHP Developer, Oct 2017 - Apr 2018
  • Developed PHP apps and scripts to update databases and deliver content as per user configurations.
  • Created dynamic GUIs for internal management of real-estate feeds using Bootstrap, jQuery, and AJAX to PHP APIs.
  • Developed a GUI for mapping and importing any structure RETS feed data into a uniform structure.
  • Integrated various real estate feeds using PHRETS API.
  • Skill Set: PHP, OOP, MySQL, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, LAMP, JIRA, PHRETS, Vagrant, VirtualBox
Loyalty SuperStore, Deerfield Beach, FL
Full Stack Developer / IT Director, Nov 2012 – Oct 2017
  • Initially hired as a full-stack developer and later promoted to IT Director as the company expanded.
  • Developed PHP and ColdFusion apps/scripts to update databases and deliver client-specific content.
  • Created dynamic customer experiences using HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery with server-side API integration.
  • Managed and updated MySQL and MSSQL databases and oversaw Apache and NT servers.
  • Integrated 3rd-party APIs including Mailgun, Commission Junction, Facebook, and LinkShare.
  • Coordinated work assignments via JIRA and designed/managed workflow between design, development, and testing.
  • Skill Set: PHP, ColdFusion (Tag & Script), MVC, 3rd Party APIs, MySQL, MSSQL, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, LAMP, IIS, MS Workbench, Remote Desktop, JIRA, Laravel, Selenium IDE, Margate, FL
LAMP Developer - Full Stack Developer, Jan 2003 – Nov 2012
  • Developed PHP apps and scripts, delivering client-specific HTML and updating user history in MySQL databases.
  • Created JavaScript/jQuery scripts to manipulate the DOM and handle AJAX data from the server while maintaining responsive design.
  • Managed database design and maintenance alongside Linux/Apache maintenance.
  • Integrated APIs, including Facebook,,,, and Mailgun.
  • Skill Set: PHP, OOP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, CSS3, PHP GD, ImageMagick, eBook Formatting, SEO, LAMP, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Google AdSense, Audio Streaming, Deerfield Beach, FL
ColdFusion Developer / Project Manager, Jan 1999 – Jan 2003
  • Initially hired as a front-end designer/HTML programmer, then promoted to ColdFusion Developer, and later to Project Manager.
  • Architected code and website flow for new development to align with existing database, code, and server structures.
  • Assessed work requirements, allocated tasks, and managed project timelines.
  • Due to the success of my work, I was granted the freedom to code my own ideas. I primarily focused on developing community features, but I also authored a Fitness add-on which alone yielded an additional $2 million/year.
  • One of the key people responsible for the success of which grew from 7 to 150 employees within the 4 years I worked there.
  • Skill Set: ColdFusion, SQL Server, ASP, REGEX, HTML, Javascript, Margate, FL
Web / CGI / ColdFusion Developer, Jan 1996 – Apr 1999
  • Wrote CGI programs: Visual Basic/MS Access/O'Reilly Website/NT Server (before IIS, ASP, PHP, ect. existed). Switched to Cold Fusion programming: MS Access/IIS/NT Server. Used ASP when freeware version of ColdFusion was neutered.
  • Built custom websites for local merchants making frontend present uniformly across all browsers (before consortiums forced browsers standards).
  • Skillset: VB, ColdFusion, html, MS Access
Institute for Econometric Research, Deerfield Beach, FL
Systems Administrator, May 1994 – May 1996
  • Initially hired as Service & Support Assistant to System Administrator, then promoted to Systems Administrator.
  • Maintain/administered/24hr on-call for these networks: 120 user Novell network, Apple networks & Microsoft networks. I diagnosed, fixed or referred problems. Researched, advised and managed network design. Installed new network hardware. Laid & crimped BNC and twisted pair wire.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Responsible to setup and repair all workstations (hardware, drivers, OS and software installations).
  • First to respond to any terminal problems. Determined and referred terminal repair and server side problems.
  • Skillset: Novell 3.x & 4.x network, local talk & Quark Server, NT, Workgroups, TCPIP, IPX/SPX. Wrote DOS batch routines, Visual Basic, Clipper to ease maintenance and management.
US ARMY, Fort Bragg, NC
Special Forces Green Beret, Aug 1982 – Jul 1986
  • Special Forces units are tasked with seven primary missions: unconventional warfare, foreign internal defense, special reconnaissance, direct action, counter-terrorism, counter-proliferation, psychological operations and information operations.


Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Completed coursework towards Computer Science degree, Jun 1982
Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL
BA Theology, Jun 1992
Computer Savvy, Fort Lauderdae, FL
Novell Certified Course, Feb 1995 - May 1995
Dale Carngie Training, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dale Carngie Course, Sep 2002 - Nov 2002


PHP3-7, ColdFusion3-11, CFScript, OOP, MVC, git, C++, VB, Laravel, Artisan, Blade Templates, Composer, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Bootstrap, custom wireframing, JSON, Regex, UTF-8, ImageMagick, RESTful, Selenium IDE, Apache, IIS, MySQL WorkBench, cPanel, Microsoft SQL Server, Photoshop, Illustrator, JIRA (cloud & stand alone), OpenProject(stand alone), SEO (on & offsite), Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools, Adwords, Adsence, Google Admin, APIs (Facebook, Twilio, MailGun, Stripe,,, Commission Junction, LinkShare, Viglink )