Professional History

Leo F. Edmiston­Cyr
Charleston, ME 04422
(207­) 951­-4883


➢ Directed and managed production, engineering, and support teams in web and Internet technology environments
➢ Architected, secured, and maintained a geographically diverse network with 100s of servers and devices
➢ Extensive programming in Python, PHP, Javascript, HTML, SQL, Perl, and shell
➢ Moved 100’s of servers and devices to “the cloud” without downtime
➢ Full management responsibility for a website with 1 – 2 million daily views
➢ 5 years website growth through Analytics
➢ Programmed a traffic valuation system to ease website traffic analysis using Google Analytics data
➢ Integrated web systems with SSO


✓ Programming PHP for geocoding, WordPress, and Basecamp via API (2013 ­ present)
✓ C# to simplify a legacy codebase (2010)
✓ Python, Django, Javascript, JQuery, Google App Engine (2007 ­ present)
✓ APIs: REST/JSON, REST/XML, AWS S3, SOAP, Rackspace, Paypal, and Amazon Payments
✓ Perl, C, HTML/CSS, Java (1996 ­ present)
✓ Database administration of MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and LDAP (1996 ­ present)
✓ Network administration GNU / Linux, BSD, Windows, Cisco, and SNMP (1995 ­ present)
✓ Released open source projects on and GitHub
✓ Customer­first mentality to cultivate a shared vision instead of micro­managing
✓ Listening, teaching and sharing knowledge, learn necessary skills independently
✓ An understanding of the central role of simplicity in design, management, and communication


Operations ManagER

RainStorm Inc.
Orono, ME 2013 to Present

  • Manage support, production, and operations teams
  • Orchestrate website development from design and development to programming
  • Eliminated distractions, focused on billable work, and created growth opportunities for staff
  • Consult with the CEO to enhance project capacity and staff job satisfaction
  • Consult for clients on advanced topics from web analytics to social media strategy
  • System administration in Linux shell and programming in PHP and Javascript for WordPress
  • Coded PHP and shell scripts to move 100s of websites and email accounts to Rackspace

Managing Director of Web Analytics

2010 to 2013
Digital Mountain Consulting, Cumberland, MD

  • Coded C# MVC in a NoSQL style to generalize and simplify a large, legacy .NET codebase
  • Ported two high traffic Google App Engine apps to Django/Apache and coded an export­/import with no downtime
  • Coded “Search Light”, a website traffic valuation system, in Python and Django to query Google Analytics, present a dashboard, create Excel reports, bill through Paypal, deliver 5 million ads monthly, and provide an ad agency interface
  • Consulted for Grande Communications, Atlantic Broadband,, Precision Telecom Technologies
  • Delivered detailed analyses of website visitor activity

Director of New Business Development

2009 to 2010
Atlantic Broadband, Johnstown, PA/Altoona, PA/Cumberland, MD

  • Atlantic Broadband acquired, my employer, for its lean cloud computing,
    customer base, and classifieds
  • Managed all elements of network, technical support, classifieds website, UX,
    SEO, marketing, and AdSense
  • Integrated’s business process, tech support, and engineering
  • Increased classified ad website monthly visits from 600k to 900k revenue from $16k ­
  • Improved chat based technical support through review of customer support experience
  • Vice President of Network Operations

1999 to 2009, Bedford, PA

  • I created the dial­up ISP network around 100% Free Open Source Software
    in nine weeks
  • Coded Django/Google App Engine advertising and local events websites
  • Downsized six NOCs, 50+ physical servers, 100+ cisco devices to Amazon EC2 cloud
  • Coded Perl OO software for signups, account management, host and security monitoring
  • Directed ISP acquisitions:,,,
  • Grew our staff rapidly from 1999 to 2005.  Managed operations until the sale in 2009
  • Trained and managed the technical support and engineering teams
  • Extreme configuration of Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, OpenLDAP, Cistron RADIUS, GNU/Linux, Open/Net/Free BSD, Bind, openSSH, proftpd, firewalls, startup scripts, Cisco, BGP, VPNs, a long list of
    web apps from Drupal to WordPress


BS in Physics with Mathematics minor
1996 Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland
Member of Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society