Daniel Jacobs

danielj@cheshirecat.net 727-647-6532
5025 W 128th Place, Broomfield, CO 80020


Linux, Windows, and network administrator with expertise in performance analysis, troubleshooting and tuning to enhance functionality and security of networks, servers and operating systems.

Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills; proven ability to serve as liaison between business and technical staffs and end-users. Intuitive troubleshooter with outstanding research abilities. Easily and quickly learns new skills, tools and languages.

Languages: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Perl, Bash, some XML
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, OSX, FreeBSD
Skills: Proficient in LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) implementation, development, tuning and maintenance; Nginx; iptables firewalls; all aspects of Linux system and user administration. Also skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).


Cheshirecat.net / TechComm USA (2000 – present) Owner
Linux, Windows and Internet consulting business. WordPress and ecommerce consulting and optimization. LAMP implementation. Systems administration and troubleshooting.

What’s That Bug? www.whatsthatbug.com (4/2006 – Present) Partner
Reimplemented and customized static html site into a blog format. Optimized WordPress and developed custom tools to parse static html into structured XML to import thousands of posts into new format. Site currently gets a million page views per month.

Board Now Games (4/2011 – 12/2011) Partner and Co-Founder
Helped develop Games to Grades, an educational program using board games to teach math, language, and communication skills. Developed website, logo, marketing materials.

Shirts of Bamboo (8/2005 – 12/2009) Founder and Owner
Created and developed online retail and wholesale clothing company with a strong online presence. Developed ecommerce site on Linux server, based on OScommerce but very heavily modified; integrated it with MS-SQL based point-of-sale and inventory management system. Designed and produced all marketing materials. Managed 8-12 employees.

Volt Technical Services, Seattle, WA (2/2001 – 2/2002)
Contract Position to Microsoft MSN/Hotmail

UNIX systems administrator and tools developer. FreeBSD systems administration. Developed tools for Cisco and network management and analysis, using PHP, Perl, SNMP, shell scripting on Apache/ MySQL/FreeBSD platform. Developed web-based front end for managing DNS securely and easily, using PHP/MySQL.

, Las Vegas, NV (1994 – 2000) Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer
Created and developed the first full-service ISP in Las Vegas, NV which became profitable during its first year. Managed all technical aspects of creation and operation, including design/implementation of network from the ground up. Installed, maintained, tuned and performed troubleshooting and security analysis on many UNIX and Windows systems. Designed WAN & LAN. Worked with all aspects of Cisco routers and IOS.