John Rearick — Resumé


I am a web developer who enjoys solving problems with a team. I have specialized in Drupal 7 and 8. I would like to grow my skills in Drupal and project management in a collaborative environment.


Systems Analyst II, Iowa State University, Biology IT, Ames, IA — 2014-present

  • Work in a collaborative team giving and receiving code reviews and developing websites for University units and projects
  • Responsible for the maintenance and development of Luggage a Drupal 7 Platform used on over 300 University websites
  • Developed configuration management, composer configuration, and architectural feedback on Drupal 8 platform for self-service faculty websites

Systems Support Specialist IV, Iowa State University, Brenton Center, Ames, IA — 2008-2014

  • Responsible for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' presence on the web (
  • Manage web projects from gathering requirements, development, training, advising, and support for paying clients
  • Administer multimedia delivery systems for marketing and online learning
  • Collect and analyze website stats to improve effectiveness
  • Administer RHEL LAMP servers and virtual machines
  • Manage students and a full-time position
  • Lead a campus-wide group for web developers

Systems Analyst, Iowa State University, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, Ames, IA — 2007-2008

  • Develop electronic sample submission system using Linux, Apache, MSSQL Server 2005 and PHP

Student Technician, Iowa State University, College of Agriculture, Ames, IA — 2001-2007

  • Setup and maintain Linux, Mac servers (file servers, backup, LAMP, e-mail)
  • Web database development using LAMP
  • End-user desktop support


  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA — B.S. Management Information Systems, 2006


Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, Accessibility, Usability, PHP, MySQL, XHTML/HTML/CSS, Git/GitHub/Bitbucket, Code Review, Release management, Composer, Drush, RHCE RHEL 6, online video, Javascript, Jira, SSL Certs, DNS, Apache, SEO, Social Media, Email Marketing, MSSQL