Wildcard: What We Do

Delivering High Security, Enterprise Technology Solutions

SECURITY

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.

TECHNOLOGY

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.

SOLUTIONS

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.

Technology Expertise



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.


Python

major contributors to and owners/maintainers of many open source Python projects (~50 years' combined Python experience)

Plone

core contributors to and sponsors of the Plone CMS, the heart of our advanced CMS solutions

Pyramid

developers of over a dozen robust NoSQL Pyramid-based web applications

Django

designers of custom Django-powered projects for rich relational database applications

Cloud

deployers of systems to the cloud using several cloud provisioners; resellers of Amazon Web Services and CenturyLink cloud environments

Ansible

managers of repeatable systems deployment to cloud infrastructure using the Ansible IT automation tool

Linux

experts in installation, distribution, and management of solutions on Ubuntu and other Linux operating system distributions

Security

maintainer of factored — the multi-factor application authentication tool; proficient with Zabbix, OSSEC (Open Source SECurity) and AlienVault (unified security management tool)

Databases

deployers of high performance solutions using CouchDB, Couchbase, PostgreSQL, ZODB and more, often with replication

Search

providers of advanced search systems using Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and customized Google site search

Proxies

implementors of high performance proxy servers for extremely heavy load situations: Nginx, HAProxy and Apache Traffic Server

Caching

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)

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)

Team

Our professionals are ready to take on your project

Talin Senner

CEO / Engineer

Talin is the founder of Wildcard Corp. and the creative mind behind most of the solutions Wildcard has been involved in.

Talin Senner

CEO/Engineer

Nathan Van Gheem

Senior Solutions Architect

Nathan designs and coordinates the development of our technical solutions. He is a UI/UX expert and a major contributor to Plone and other open source projects.

Nathan Van Gheem

Senior Solutions Architect

Joel Kleier

Full Stack Developer

Joel is in charge of our automation, development and testing infrastructure; Joel also takes on some of our software development tasks.

Joel Kleier

Full Stack Developer

Charles Rimpila

System Engineer

Charles develops and manages our backup & restore infrastucture.

Charles Rimpila

System Engineer

Beth Jolin

Designer

Beth is the visual voice of the client. Working closely with clients, she creates design concepts that inspire, inform, and captivate.

Beth Jolin

Designer

Craig Haydock

Business Development Manager

Craig identifies, develops, and negotiates business relationships. Craig is also a Business Analyst, helping businesses implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way.

Craig Haydock

Business Development Manager

Gregg Gokey

Operations Manager

Gregg runs the day to day operational support for Wildcard Corp, acting as the Human Resources director, financial services specialist, public relations and administrative support person for the company.

Gregg Gokey

Operations Manager

Timothy McLaurin

Systems Security

Timothy covers the gamut of customer information security needs. His extensive experience ranges from security policy definition to secure infrastructure design and implementation.

Timothy McLaurin

Systems Security

Rob Porter

Front-End Developer

Rob is our talented implementor of web designs, accessibility compliance expert, and browser compatibility wizard.

Rob Porter

Front-End Developer

Timothy Pangburn

System Administrator

Tim is responsible for effective provisioning of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure, including installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance.

Timothy Pangburn

System Administrator

Jeremy Martens

Software Engineer

Jeremy Martens

Software Engineer

T. Kim Nguyen

Business Development / Plone Community Relations

With 12 years' experience deploying and maintaining complex Plone sites, Kim works on business development and is a director of the Plone Foundation.

T. Kim Nguyen

Sam Schwartz

Software Engineer Intern

Sam helps on Plone core and other projects that are thrown his way. Sam is the author of Plone add-ons, including uwosh.snippets and the new UI for plone.app.workflowmanager.

Sam Schwartz

Software Engineer Intern

Kristel Van Gheem

Quality Assurance Analyst

Kristel is responsible for UI/UX testing and business development review.

Kristel Van Gheem

Quality Assurance Analyst