Jesse Reese :: Software Engineer
jesse.c.reese@gmail.com

About Me

I’m a highly motivated, self-taught engineer with a passion for the web.

I have 7 years of professional experience primarily within the LAMP/LEMP stack and other emergent open source technologies.

I also have experience in frontend development MEAN stack, and systems administration (SysOps).

Professional Experience

Los Angeles, CA. April 2016 – Present

  • Contract – Architecting, developing, and deploying specific internal tools.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA. June 2014 – April 2016

  • Implement various components within the live system.
  • Develop new functionality based on requirements from Product.
West Los Angeles, CA. Sep 2013 – May 2014

  • Refactor and optimize various components within their Drupal based CMS.
  • Develop new functionality (Module & Theme) based on requirements from Editorial and Product.
Beverly Hills, CA. Jun 2013 – Sep 2013

  • Developed a system that emailed notifications to customers with credit cards that had or were about to expire.
  • Heavily refactored and simplified the system that generated web performance reports for the company’s partners.
Carson, CA. Feb 2012 – May 2013

  • Developed an open source REST API client for customers.
  • Maintained the company REST API, customer-facing admin site and all web-based internal applications.
  • Architected, built and maintained the Network infrastructure for 80 users.
Anywhere. Aug 2008 – Present

  • Worked on various projects with Web Instinct (Saratoga NY) and SurfMyAds.com (Santa Monica CA).
  • Custom theme/plugin development within Codeigniter, Concrete5 and WordPress.

Featured Skills

PHP
95%
JavaScript
90%
MySQL
80%
HTML / CSS
100%
AWS
60%
Symfony 2 / Zend
85%
Drupal 8 Theme / Module
90%
WordPress Theme / Plugin
85%
GIT
100%
Vagrant
100%