Jon Rose

Experienced Web and iOS Software Engineer

San Francisco, California



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Accomplished Software Engineer specializing in front end javascript and java web, and ios app development. Record of improving site stability, user experience and system flexibility. Consistently designs and implements flexible solutions which support frequent UI and functionality changes. Drives the plan, design and implementation for database schema changes. Thrives working in a fast paced environment and seeing immediate tangible results. Strong interest in working on projects using React.js.



Senior Software Engineer
Joyus, Inc

San Francisco, CA
July 2011 - February 2016

Senior Full stack engineer (UI & server) at lean agile video ecommerce startup. Planned, designed and implemented database schema changes, business and front end logic, dev and integration. Provided documentation of changes, trained users on new functionality. Provided QA for other engineering releases, support for customer issues and carried out production deployments on Amazon Web Services based infrastructure.

Successfully produced iOS prototype app, learnt objective C and iOS development on the job, included video player integration. This led to development of full iOS app, for which I developed various modules, including video player, navigation, cart and checkout flow.

Implemented mobile version of various pages including video, product, browse, cart, and checkout. Implemented mobile friendly product zoom feature. Company site was recognized as mobile friendly on Google search, which led to improved search rankings.

Senior Software Engineer
SendMe, Inc.

San Francisco, CA
November 2007 - July 2011

Ran various projects for build out of multiple company websites including a ringtone subscription service website, an auction site, an entertainment news aggregator,, a self service artist ringtone generator service, a social network for mobile.

Increased website maintainability by porting various pages over to java stack, landing pages, including sign up flows and browse pages.

Drove search engine traffic by implementing various url rewrites to support more SEO friendly URLs.

Increased mobile traffic by developing WAP version of website using WALL/WURFL.

Programmer Analyst
Hitachi Data Systems

Santa Clara, CA
May 2001 - September 2007

Brought in to develop and support a variety of both web and client-server applications, CRM systems, website, knowledge base applications, support web pages, single sign on, software and documentation download sites and pricing setup applications.

Streamlined quote management process and order fulfillment by implemented client server CRM application to automate pricing and configuration of different product options and create sales orders for integration with Oracle ERP back end.

Reduced customer service requests associated with finding nearest support offices by developing locator tool to calculate offices within 100 mile radius of any given zip code in North America.

Software Engineer
Pakana Corp

San Francisco, CA
November 2000 - March 2001

Developed various components for e-commerce network bandwidth trading system, including creating and unit testing persistence layer using JDBC and PL/SQL and developing task scheduler module using Java.



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MSc in Computing Science
Birkbeck College, University of London

London, UK

Developed travel guide and planner system for my dissertation project

BA(Econ) in Accounting and Finance
University of Manchester

Manchester, UK