James Reed

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Principal Software Engineer/Architect
San Jose, CA
jobs@aconsulting.com

A talented software engineer and architect with 25 years of software development experience at companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups, including 3 that resulted in acquisition. Over 16 years of experience developing in LAMP and global software implementation experience in countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, including over a year of living and working in Europe.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience


Principal Software Engineer
Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services - Sunnyvale, CA
November 2015 to October 2019
Senior Software Engineer
High Gear Media - Acquired by Internet Brands - Menlo Park, CA
August 2012 to November 2015
Software Architect
Magnet Systems - Palo Alto, CA
September 2010 to April 2012
Co-Founder/Principal Software Engineer
Develep LLC - San Jose, CA
March 2009 to December 2011
Development Team Lead
Tiny Prints - Acquired by Shutterfly - Sunnyvale, CA
May 2007 to March 2009
Senior Web Developer
Myers Internet - Acquired by MGIC - San Jose, CA
June 2004 to May 2007
Co-Founder/Principal Software Engineer
Fantasy IQ - San Jose, CA
October 2003 to August 2004
Senior Developer (Contract)
Centura/Gupta Software
May 2000 to August 2000
Senior Technical CRM Lead (Contract)
Hitachi Data Systems - Santa Clara, CA
February 1998 to November 2002
Senior Technical CRM Lead (Contract)
Hewlett Packard Financing - Mountain View, CA
September 1998 to August 2002
Senior IT Consultant
Ernst & Young LLP - San Jose, CA
June 1995 to February 1998

Education


Bachelor's in Business Administration and Computer Science
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA

Skills


Languages & Frameworks

LAMP (10+ years), PHP (10+ years), HTML (10+ years), JavaScript (10+ years), JQuery (5 years), CSS (5 years), SASS (2 years), AJAX (10+ years), PHPUnit (10+ years), MVC (10+ years), OOP (10+ years), Zend Framework (6 years), Laravel (2 years), Lumen (1 year), Open API Spec (OAS) (2 years), Swagger (2 years), Golang (2 years), Doctrine (3 years), REST (10+ years), SOAP (10+ years), Web Services (8 years), APIs (10+ years), XML (10+ years), Unit Testing (10+ years), Docker (3 years), Kubernetes (2 years), Java (5 years), JSP (2 years), Struts (2 years), Hibernate (2 years), Spring (2 years), Junit (2 years), Ant (5 years), Python (<1 year), Django (<1 year)

Other

MySQL (10+ years), MongoDB (2 years), Memcached (4 years), Redis (4 years), APC (5 years), Varnish (1 year), Git (10+ years), Subversion (5 years), Oracle (8 years), Oracle PL/SQL (5 years), Sybase (2 years), Agile(8 years), Test Driven Development (8 years), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) (2 years), Amazon Web Services (2 years), Azure (1 year), Linux - RHEL/CentOS & Ubuntu (10+ years), FreeBSD (2 years), Microsoft Windows (10+ years), SaaS (10+ years), Jenkins (8 years)

Certifications


Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals - Certificate
March 2020 to Present