Wildcard: What We Do
Delivering High Security, Enterprise Web Technology Solutions
Wildcard clients include highly visible government agencies who require the most secure, robust systems able to protect vital data while deflecting sustained attacks. Wildcard has extensive experience designing, securing, and performance tuning these systems.
Wildcard brings to you its exceptionally broad and deep technological expertise in systems deployment, hosting, programming and defense. We are major contributors to leading open source software platforms, which are often at the core of our delivered systems.
Our unique combination of security experience, technological expertise and professionalism allows us to deliver exceptionally performant solutions that exceed client expectations, while remaining fiscally competitive and providing accelerated return on investment.
Wildcard has extensive development, deployment, hosting and security experience in a wide range of technologies. Our solutions are designed for high availability and high performance. We provide secure, complete and functionally rich solutions for an extensive array of problems.
major contributors to and owners/maintainers of many open source Python projects (~50 years' combined Python experience)
core contributors to and sponsors of the Plone CMS, the heart of our advanced CMS solutions
developers of over a dozen robust NoSQL Pyramid-based web applications
designers of custom Django-powered projects for rich relational database applications
deployers of systems to the cloud using several cloud provisioners; resellers of Amazon Web Services and CenturyLink cloud environments
managers of repeatable systems deployment to cloud infrastructure using the Ansible IT automation tool
experts in installation, distribution, and management of solutions on Ubuntu and other Linux operating system distributions
maintainer of factored — the multi-factor application authentication tool; proficient with Zabbix, OSSEC (Open Source SECurity) and AlienVault (unified security management tool)
deployers of high performance solutions using CouchDB, Couchbase, PostgreSQL, ZODB and more, often with replication
providers of advanced search systems using Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and customized Google site search
implementers of high performance proxy servers for extremely heavy load situations: Nginx, HAProxy and Apache Traffic Server
experts with Content Delivery Networks, Varnish and Nginx, providing extreme performance and site availability
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Due to the nature of the mission, several products needed to be completed under a short deadline. Wildcard consistently delivers the highest quality of products and services on or before due dates. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
I spent an hour or so going through the website late last week and it is amazing. You have done such good work organizing that mass of data into a much more usable presentation. Dixon Gahnz, Lawton & Cates, S.C.
People often complain about small companies and their bandwidth; this has not been a problem with this contract. Everyone in their group seems highly capable and able to perform multiple complex tasks. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The talented staff at Wildcard stepped up and took control to rapidly design and build a system for us that houses our data base and links the information to a user-friendly interactive website for our clients… The Wildcard team is extremely intelligent, courteous, patient, trustworthy, highly responsive and forward thinking. Coalition Services LLC
Our professionals are ready to take on your project
CEO / Engineer
Nathan Van Gheem
Director of Solutions Engineering
Full Stack Developer
Business Development Manager
Director of Operations
Director of Security
T. Kim Nguyen
Project Manager / Plone Community Relations
Software Engineer Intern
Kristel Van Gheem
Quality Assurance Analyst
Proposal Coordinator / Content Editor
Proposal Coordinator / Front-End Sales
Commercial Program Manager & Marketing Associate
Technical Customer Service Representative