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poxix.com - Independent Software Development



Jacob Muñoz:   me@poxix.com

  • Extensive programming experience in various languages   
    • 2017 - C, C++11, Vala
    • 2016 - Microsoft PowerShell, Linux Kernel Module Development
    • 2015 - jsRender, jsViews, Mustache
    • 2014 - Raspbery Pi, jQuery UI
    • 2013 - SVG, d3, RSS
    • 2012 - jQuery, Ruby, nodeJS
    • 2011 - Android
    • 2010 - Arduino
    • 2009 - Linux (Ubuntu), GTK+, SSH
    • 2008 - Mono Framework 2.6 (C#)
    • 2007 - MS T-SQL & Microsoft SQL Managment Studio
    • 2006 - PHP, MySQL, AJAX
    • 2005 - MS .net Framework 2.0 (C#)
    • 2004 - Python, PBasic (microcontroller code)
    • 2003 - RealBasic (Mac)
    • 2002 - JavaScript, DHTML
    • 2001 - MS .net Framework 1.1 (VB)
    • 2000 - C++, Java, VBA
    • 1999 - Linux (RedHat), bash
    • 1998 - Visual Basic, HTML
    • 1997 - PowerBasic
    • 1996 - QBasic
    • 1994 - GWBasic
  • Currently writing EAL 0.5 (Evolutionary Assembly Language)
  • Microcontroller robotics software/hardware experience
  • Supercomputer cluster experience
  • Multi-project management experience

I teach, tutor, consult, develop, and provide advanced IT support to locals in the D.C. Metro area. I grow various carnivorous plants such as Drosera, Pinguicula, Nepenthes, and Utricularia.


September 2011 - Present     poxix.com (Owner / Independent Consultant)
  • Developer of 'protopox' AJAX/PHP framework
  • Developer of 'poxCMS' HTML5 application framework
  • Research project 'acg' in progress. Many details coming soon.
  • Currently supporting various clients in the Nothern VA / D.C. Metro region



July 2008 - February 2009: NAI Associates (Agent)
American Geophysical Union (http://www.agu.org)
  • Contracted consultant for new web projects and website maintenance
  • Developed fully-automated credit card charging system for on-line contributions and donations
  • Collected and centralized information relating to server software upgrade for entire site
  • Provided technical assistance to developers and web editors


March 2009 - August 2011: Senior developer for IT firm / property managment company
  • Maintained several aging ASP.Net 1.1/2.0 applications
  • Managed and monitored several MSSQL (TSQL) 2005, 2008 databases
  • Consulted with clients to develop specifications


October 2007 - April 2008: Filnet Inc. (Mid-level Web Developer)

Contributed to development of commercial web portals
  • Miller & Smith Homes (http://www.millerandsmith.com)
    • Custom CMS portal using Apache, MySQL, PHP, ECMA/Javascript, XHTML
    • Multi-layer Google Maps interfaces with database-driven markers and driving directions
  • U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (http://www.crdf.org)
    • Custom application portal using ASP.Net C#, MS SQL, IIS, XHTML
  • Several other small private projects involving PHP, ECMA/Javascript, XHTML, CSS, etc.


January 2007 - October 2007: Independent PC repair / Technical consultant
  • Volunteer supporter and page host of Virginia Tech Alumni Charity / Memorial Fund
  • Developed 'Sundew Desktop' freeware for research in VB.Net 2.0 while pursuing MCTS 70-526
  • Local PC / Mac repair and support


August 2005 - December 2006: Berkeley Research Associates. (Contractor)
Naval Research Laboratories - Labs for Computational Physics and Fluid Dynamics

Computer Scientist and Alternate Network Technical Representative
  • Supercomputer cluster support and maintenance (500+ Opteron/Xeon blades with Fedora Core 4 Linux)
  • SGI Altix 3000 and other HPC hardware support and maintenance
  • Windows 2K, XP, Mac OS X.3 X.4 software and hardware support and maintenance
  • Cross-platform Java and Python software tool development
  • Customized tools developed from ImageJ for rendering of computational output
  • Used Java for CSV-to-KML conversion tool for data presentation within Google Earth
  • Developed batch-job and control interface with Python and OpenPBS/Torque
  • Implemented branch-wide "Wiki" using PmWiki and PHP for software and manual tracker
  • Designed "New user" / Intern welcome guides and maps
  • Introduced document archival system
  • 3D building modeling using Google SketchUp


December 2003 - August 2005: Independent consultant and hardware technician
  • Developed eight VB.Net software packages for the management of purchase orders and construction project outline
  • Composed of XML database with transaction tokens and client-side synchronization
  • Automated printing of magnetic-readable checks
  • Installed complete Ethernet network installation for office of 7 terminals with server and router configuration
  • Technical maintenance of various Windows platforms and all office hardware devices


January 2001 - September 2003: Foretec Seminars (acquired by NeuStar)
  • Conference Media Producer
  • Responsible for editing, publishing and distribution of all meeting materials (CD, web, hard copy)
  • World Wide Web Consortium 9 Conference
  • Python 9 & 10 International Conference
  • Internet Engineering Task Force (46-54) (www.ietf.org)
  • Member of IETF Secretariat - Assistant to Executive Director
  • Proceedings Administrator (CD, 1800+ page hard copy, 3 annual meetings)
  • Developed official IETF proceedings layout standard
  • Implemented formal procedures for submitting meeting materials (minutes, presentations, chat logs)
  • Web master for private IESG management portal and mailing lists
  • Managed private/confidential lists for nominations committee (IESG "NomCom")
  • Assisted in presentation of first meeting of the Internet Research Task Force Anti-Spam Research Group
  • Participated in IETF 'Spam'-filtering regulations compromise with IESG
  • Central Mailing List Administrator and Spam "Czar"
  • Managed 400+ group lists (public and private)
  • Liaison for 50+ remote list administrators (overseas and domestic)
  • Provided immediate action regarding filtering and bouncing
  • On-Site Management Assistant (Minneapolis, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Washington DC, London, U.K. and Yokohama, Japan)
  • Assistant Meeting Registrar


1999: Began project 'Redwire'.
  • interconnect for large bus arrays of microcontrollers
  • truly _massive_ address space
  • wide clockspeed range
  • in-line power supply
  • 4+ conductors
  • simple!
Never really figured out what I want to do with it, as my personal requirements for it have changed. Considering open-sourcing as a public standard.



1997-1999: Pseudo-multitasking interpreter for 'Plazmid' and 'Enzyme' programming language prototypes.
  • established design principals for 'acg' project (full details coming October 19, 2012)


1996-1997: QBasic and PowerBASIC apps

  • PIQ - An interactive image file format (conceptually similar to Flash)
  • Doors - A multi-dimensional GUI for DOS 6.22 in QBasic 4.5


1993-1996: GWBasic & DOS

DOS 4.0.2-5.0 with a 25Mhz 286 AMD, 1MB RAM & 20MB MFM/RLL HD, 2400bps modem... "The good 'ol days."

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