Scott Yardley


Steeda, Pompano Beach, FL
Laravel Deveoper, May 2018 - Jun 2019
  • Lead design and development of application using Laravel Framework.
  • Migrated code from legacy servers to Laravel server, updating API calls to the newer server, refactoring frontend/backend code if needed.
  • Upgraded Laravel 5.3 to 5.5.
  • Maintained 3dCart CMS & coded its frontend view templates and implemented AJAX calls where the templates' features were limited.
  • Full IT involvement and responsibility. DB administration, systems admin, backend programming, frontend programming, data standards, SEO.
  • Skills used: PHP, Laravel, Artisan, Vagrant, Valet, Forge, Composer, git, GitHub, mySQL, MySQL Workbench, Algolia, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, GTM, RESTful, SOAP, CSS3, HTML5, LAMP, JIRA, 3dCart, WordPress.
BEX Realty, Boca Raton, FL
Senior PHP Developer, Oct 2017 - Apr 2018
  • Developed PHP apps & scripts updating the database and delivering content as configured by the user.
  • Created dynamic GUI's for internal management of real-estate feeds using Bootstrap/jQuery/AJAX to PHP APIs
  • Developed a GUI for mapping and assembling RETS feed data to a uniform structure.
  • API coding (various real-estate feeds using PHRETS)
  • Skills used: PHP, OOP, mySQL, AJAX, Javascript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, LAMP, JIRA, PHRETS, Vagrant
Full Stack Developer / IT Director, Nov 2012 – Oct 2017
  • I was hired as a full stack developer, later promoted to IT Director as company grew and hired more programmers.
  • Developed PHP/ColdFusion apps/scripts updating the database and delivering content specific to the client.
  • Created dynamic customer experiences in HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery making AJAX calls to server side APIs/scripts to update user data.
  • Designed database structures in both MySQL and MSSQL. Manage/update them in MySQL workbench and SQL Server. Maintain both Apache and NT servers.
  • API coding (Mailgun, Commission Junction, Facebook, LinkShare ).
  • Assigned work via JIRA, Designed/Manage JIRA workflow between design/development/testing. Uploaded tested code to Staging then Production environment.
  • Skills used: PHP, ColdFusion, MVC, 3rd party APIs, mySQL, MSSQL, AJAX, Javascript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, LAMP, IIS, MS Workbench, Remote Desktop, JIRA, Laravel, Selenium IDE.
LAMP Developer - Full Stack Developer, Jan 2003 – Nov 2012
  • Developed PHP apps / scripts delivering client specific HTML and/or updating user history in the MySQL database while keeping OOP practices in mind.
  • Developed JavaScript / jQuery scripts to manipulate the DOM or AJAX data from the server adjusting the clients presentation while maintaining responsive design.
  • Database design/maintenance & Linux/Apache maintenance.
  • API coding (Facebook,,,, Mailgun).
  • Skills used: PHP, OOP, mySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, CSS3, PHP GD, ImageMagick, eBook Formatting, SEO, LAMP, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Google AdSense, Audio streaming
EDIETS.COM, Deerfield Beach, FL
ColdFusion Developer / Project Manager, Jan 1999 – Jan 2003
  • Hired as front end Designer/HTML Programmer. Promoted to ColdFusion Developer. Promoted to Project Manager.
  • Architect code & website flow of new development to fit into the existing database/code/server structure and user experience. Assess work & time requirements. Oversaw full project.
  • Because my work was so successfully I was given free range to code whatever I wanted. I built primarily community features but I also wrote two versions of our CSM and our Fitness add-on which alone generated (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.
  • Skillset: ColdFusion, SQL Server, ASP, REGEX, HTML, Javascript
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
Systems Administrator, May 1994 – May 1996
  • Hired as Service & Support Assistant to System Administrator. 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 )