Jesse Reese :: Software Engineer

About Me

I’m a full stack software engineer with 10+ years in web development, utilizing a wide array of web technologies. As well as constantly seeking out emergent open source technologies.

I have extensive experience with these technologies:

  • Front-end: Angular 2/4/6/7/8, Typescript, Javascript ES6+, HTML5, CSS3, SCSS
  • Back-end: NodeJS, ExpressJS, REST API Development, Symfony2, Drupal 8, OOP PHP5.6+, PHPUnit, Bash
  • Database: MySQL, MongoDB
  • Message-Broker: RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Version control: GIT
  • Deployment & CDN: AWS, EC2, S3, Docker (compose/swarm)

I also have experience in systems administration (DevOps/SysOps), various Microsoft & Linux server solutions, network architecture, and virtualization.

Professional Experience

Phoenix, AZ. March 2019 – Nov 2019

  • Implementing new features for our primary Angular application, as well as refactoring existing functionality.
  • Introduced industry standard development practices through the use of automated tooling such as SonarQube and more in depth code reviews.
  • Work with the business to help plan and groom tasks coming down the pipeline.
Phoenix, AZ. July 2018 – Feb 2019

  • Full-stack development (UI/API)
Phoenix, AZ. October 2017 – July 2018

  • Architecting, developing, and deploying internal and external enterprise software solutions
Las Vegas, NV. October 2016 – Sept 2017

  • Architecting, developing, and deploying internal and external enterprise software solutions
Los Angeles, CA. April 2016 – July 2016

  • 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 (Santa Monica CA).
  • Custom theme/plugin development within Codeigniter, Concrete5 and WordPress.