Jim Reed

CTO, Software Architect, Engineer and Manager

Jim Reed is a CTO, Software Architect, Engineer and Manager with a 20+ year career designing software and systems solutions. Specialist in implementing scalable, high-performance systems oriented architectures powering software-as-service internet applications, web services, mobile apps, REST APIs, application-based websites, content management and e-commerce solutions. Extensive experience in object-oriented design, data modeling and data architecture for NoSQL and relational databases. Open-source software and standards advocate. Expert in project management and iterative design and implementation methodologies key to success in an agile software development lifecycle. Product development experience across diverse industries including technology startups, communication, entertainment, advertising, finance, real estate and non-profits. Experienced manager of both personnel and projects with an emphasis on product quality, budgeting and on-time delivery.

Specialties Include: Software Engineering Management, Software Architecture, Systems Architecture, SOA, OO Programming, Web Application Development, Data and Information Architecture, Relational Database Design, Hybrid Database Architectures, Node.js, JavaScript, PHP, C/C++, Java, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Redis, CouchDB, Elasticsearch, Membase, RabbitMQ/AMQP, REST APIs, HTML, CSS, Less, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, XML, XSLT, Docker Containers and Clustering, AWS Cloud Services, EC2, S3, SNS, CloudFront, IBM Bluemix, Cloudfoundry, iOS, Android, Mac OS X, Linux/Unix System Administration, DNS, Configuration Management, SCM, git, svn