Christopher Gilbert

Software Engineer


Versatile and effective web development professional with over seven years experience in programming and executing dynamic web-based systems and interactive applications. Proficient in current principles, methodologies, and industry best practices while capable of rapidly learning and utilizing new technologies.



  • Proficient in: C#, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, Entity Framework, LINQ, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery
  • Familiar with: MVC, Azure, IIS, WCF, Web Services, XML, XSL, SOAP, REST, ADO.NET


  • Web Development: Microsoft Visual Studio, Dreamweaver
  • Database Development: Microsoft SQL Server, Entity Framework
  • Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server
  • Other: TFS, IIS Web Application, Administration, SharePoint, Selenium, Fiddler
  • Cloud: Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio Online


Senior Developer

Bayshore Solutions, Inc., Westminster, CO, 2013 - Present

  • Implemented HTML5 markup into various content management systems, such as Kentico, Umbraco, SiteFinity and Bayshore Solutions’ proprietary CMS, WebModules.
  • Integrated KendoUI controls into web applications to provide better user experiences.
  • Architected multiple tier MVC 5 web application using Entity Framework, WCF with REST, dependency injection with Ninject and Unit testing with Moq.

Software Engineer

CUnet, LLC, Highlands Ranch, CO, 2010 - 2013

  • Developed multiple lead generation web sites in the higher education sector.
  • Managed Sitecore content management system and optimized content structure enabling increased site functionality across multiple web properties.
  • Effectively participated on a team using the Rapid Application Development process for design, development and deployment.
  • Tracked work and documented code changes using Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
  • Analyzed and translated business requirements into technical requirements for development creating design documents and technical specifications in accordance with industry best practices and standards.
  • Optimized and configured search indexes in Lucene for faster site performance.
  • Developed and supported Call Center portal gaining higher-priced, targeted conversions.
  • Established third-party affiliate portal with a variety of tools and reporting features which directly increased affiliate engagement.

Software Engineer, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2009 - 2010

  • Responsible for coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and upgrading SaaS-model web application software solution using C# ASP.NET and ASP.
  • Enhanced functionality of proprietary API enabling customers to programmatically automate the management and synchronization of data between the database and third-party applications and databases.
  • Migrated legacy code to .NET and created custom application development framework.
  • Added features and functionality to the extranet to provide better client management for the Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service departments.
  • Assisted with project planning, project definition, requirements definition, analysis, design, testing, system documentation and user training.
  • Recommended new technologies and methodologies to management for meeting business needs, resolving problems and exploiting opportunities.

Web Developer / Programmer

FKQ Advertising + Marketing, Clearwater, Florida, 2007 - 2009

  • Collaborated with remote developers using agile and scrum software development methodologies and Microsoft Team Foundation Server on multi-tiered, enterprise level C# ASP.NET application.
  • Developed international B2B application with customized content translation, globalization considerations, and web services utilization.
  • Gained in-depth experience and Level I Developer certification with Sitecore CMS enterprise content management system.
  • Optimized client email marketing campaigns by transitioning to single integrated solution with Responsys Interact.
  • Evaluated and developed Sharepoint Web Parts and DotNetNuke Modules for use in corporate intranet.
  • Worked as lead developer for the Ovation JMC website which won the Award for Outstanding Achievement from Interactive Media Council, Inc. in January, 2008.

Web Developer / Programmer

Site Dynamics, Clearwater, Florida, 2006 - 2007

  • Responsible for developing custom websites and modifying existing applications for various clients to meet changing business needs and functional requirements.
  • Performed migration of legacy web applications from classic ASP to ASP.NET.
  • Increased website performance, streamlined data access, and optimized SQL stored procedures and database queries using SQL Profiler and SQL Query Analyzer.
  • Used vulnerability scanning software to evaluate site security by testing for SQL injection, cross site scripting, and other various attack methods.
  • Integrated Omniture web analytics and campaign keyword tracking on client web sites and email marketing campaigns.
  • Enhanced intranet with modifications to existing timesheet entry, IT support request, and project management task tracking application.
  • Installed and configured Joomla, Wordpress, and Drupal open source CMS systems.
  • Developed multiple database-driven templated microsites for client to improve SEO.
  • Researched and recommended alterations to existing design and development in order to enhance the quality of products and procedures.
  • Participated in instituting documentation and coding standards for web projects.
  • Reworked existing code management repository in Visual SourceSafe (VSS) and implemented more organized project directory structure based upon Microsoft Patterns and Practices.

Software Engineer

PrepLogic, Tampa, Florida 2004 - 2006

  • Overhauled existing shopping cart software fixing vulnerabilities and limitations and created enhanced secure commerce application.
  • Automated product fulfillment process allowing for sales order receipt generation and custom shipping label printing.
  • Deployed corporate intranet with financial reporting and accounting applications.
  • Created internal sales support software to aid sales staff with detailed product info and discounting ability.
  • Analyzed website user trends and activities and gave marketing department product recommendations which were then used to generate sales leads.
  • Integrated and launched affiliate program on current website dramatically increasing product sales figures.

Software Engineer

CramSession, Tampa, Florida, 2003 - 2004

  • Developed and maintained existing external and internal interactive web presences.
  • Designed and developed automatic email campaign launching and tracking application based on Lyris Email Campaign system.
  • Incorporated and tracked advertising on the website along with sales team using SpinBox Ad Banner system.
  • Integrated DeepMetrix web analytics application into corporate website and analyzed web server log and website traffic statistics.

Web Designer

University of South Florida Campus Recreation, Tampa, Florida, 2000 - 2003

  • Primary responsibilities included redesigning and updating of the university website.
  • Ensured a consistent look and feel across the website by promoting uniform fonts, formatting, icons, images, and layout, and creating appropriate templates to assist content authors.
  • Produced interactive training CD for new employees.
  • Captured multimedia content using digital video camcorder and digital cameras.
  • Conducted special studies and investigations and developed new information systems to improve business processes.

Engineering Internship

Bausch and Lomb, Clearwater, Florida, 1999

  • Performed Internet research for standards and practices of plastics manufacturing.
  • Analyzed most economical decision for new injection molding process for upcoming product development.
  • Used knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to work closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Cum Laude, Minor in Spanish, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 2003.


MCTS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

MCTS: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

MCTS: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

MCSD: Web Applications