Database: PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL
OS: Linux/Unix, Windows, Android
Version Control: Git, SVN, Fossil
Certifications: CCNA, ITIL 2011 Foundation Certification in IT Service Management, HP-ATP FlexNetwork Fundamentals
Network Security Engineering: Check Point Firewalls, Cisco ASA, HP TippingPoint NIPS, FireMon Security Manager, nmap, Wireshark, Metasploit, Burp Suite, aircrack-ng
I am a passionate software developer and information security practitioner who hopes to find a way to combine these passions into a job that can challenge me and extend my skill set. I work hard and I dedicate myself to my craft professionally and on my own time. My experience ranges from small development projects to multi-million dollar, grant-funded VR research projects. I have been fiercely dedicated to every job that I have worked on, and I am on good terms with all of my past employers. My primary career aspirations and expertise lie within the fields of web development.
Patrick Michot Consulting, LLC.
August 2018 – Present
Developing websites and applications with React, Node.js, and GraphQL for projects ranging from small businesses to large companies as a contractor.
October 2016 – August 2018
Developed enterprise call center software in various programming languages and frameworks (primarily React and Node.JS)
Performed occasional application security assessments.
MoonShiner: The Digital Distillery
July 2016 – September 2016
Built an application in Laravel from the ground up for a German telecom company
Three month contract
Went from having no experience in Laravel to advising the CTO on the architecture of the platform and designing/implementing critical infrastructure for the application in less than two months.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (formerly HP Enterprise Services)
July 2013 – May 2016
Saved Hewlett-Packard Enterprise thousands of dollars and hundreds hours of labor by by developing a series of quick quote tools in VBA which automated the process of turning abstract client requirements into a monetized bill of materials for network devices that the client would need to purchase for HPE to deliver enterprise-level LAN, WAN, WLAN, SDC or WAN Optimization network solutions.
Developed and maintained an HP in-house .NET (Visual Basic and Microsoft SQL Server) application to maintain and modify network device life cycle data for all of HP’s clients.
Performed enterprise-level Check Point/Cisco firewall engineering and HP TippingPoint NIPS device engineering for HP’s top national, international and multinational clients.
Researched Network Access Control (NAC) in order to create a standardized service offering for HP’s Network Security Portfolio.
Creative Research for Experiences with Advanced Technological Environments (CREATE)
Software Developer/Research Assistant
January 2009 – May 2013
Worked during and outside of school semesters at CREATE, a university-funded VR research organization, using the VR Juggler API (in C++) to develop high-end, multi-million dollar VR research simulations on state-of-the-art VR hardware environments with graduate students and computer scientists under the guidance of one of the pioneers of virtual reality.
Physically constructed a VR student lab in Rougeau Hall at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). Calibrated and configured the lab systems for use in VR simulations.
This was part of a work-study scholarship awarded to me by the university.
Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE)
July 2008 – December 2008
3D modeling with Autodesk Maya 2008
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (concentration in Video Game Design & Development), minor in Mathematics (graduated May 2013)
Patrick Michot is a US Citizen.