Jordan Byrd




Devops Engineering Lead – Control Plane

May 2021 – September 2022
Remote, NYC


Engineering Lead

August 2016 – May 2021
Financial District, NYC

What I Did:

  • Architected, built, and maintained a container management daemon with node.js, bash, docker, python, ansible, and runit
  • Built, extended, and debugged APIs for various products with python and nodejs
  • Built and extended developer and production docker containers, maintaining docker-compose environments
  • Built performance debugging IDE and load-generation tooling
  • Investigate platform issues
  • Lead the frontend engineering team


Senior engineer

June 2015 – September 2016
Tribeca, NYC

What I Did:

  • Help architect web application with a nodejs/postgres/rabbitmq/c#/angular stack.
  • Build and maintain automated build and testing tools like Gulp and Mocha
  • Write cross-browser compliant CSS with LESS CSS preprocessor
  • Advise the team in Angular.js best practices
  • Debug performance issues and engineer novel solutions to hard problems.
  • Work with the product team to devise solutions to User Experience problems
  • Build node.js API endpoints for asynchronous chunked http file uploads.

Experis / Cognizant / JP Morgan Chase

Frontend Development Consultant

January 2015 – April 2015
Financial District, NYC

What I did:

  • Develop a cross platform mobile/web application with the Ionic framework and AngularJS
  • Teach the team to properly use RequireJS
  • Edit and maintain a grunt.js build process and Jenkins deployment
  • Investigate and implement CrossWalk to bolster android performance
  • Overhaul the unit-testing environment to avoid testing multiple components at the same time
  • Build optimization and tooling
  • Support an international development team comprised of developers in India, Manhattan and Germany.

Carestream Medical Imaging

Software Engineer

July 2014 – January 2015
Rochester, NY

What I Did:

  • Provided expert AngularJS, HTML5 and css3 advice and development services for a medium-sized research and development team
  • Worked with C# and NHibernate to create performant API endpoints to drive an AngularJS single page application that will serve as the platform for all of Carestream Medical's x-ray offerings
  • Investigated build processes to debug issues and improve our iteration time
  • Built internal tools as necessary to help the team work more efficiently
  • Wrote unit tests with NUnit (C# tests) and Jasmine (client-side tests) to ensure code maintainability

iVEDiX Inc.


November 2013 – August 2014
Pittsford, NY

What I Did:

  • Developed cutting-edge HTML5 web applications for desktop, tablet and mobile with AngularJS, CSS3 and D3.JS and jQuery, where necessary.
  • Supported and bugfixed legacy web applications including building and maintaining a layer of C# web services
  • Built APIs and application logic with node.js
  • Wrote SQL queries to interact with MSSQL and MYSQL databases
  • Gathered Requirements, scoped projects, and designed applications as the senior developer of a 4-person team


Web Developer

August 2012 – January 2014
Victor, NY

What I did:

  • Full-stack development of web applications and sites with .NET / C#, PHP, Javascript and HTML5 for clients including WXXI, Wegmans, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Tulane University
  • Maintained and developed with PHP CMS software including Wordpress and Drupal
  • Built custom animations with Javscript and .SVG
  • Maintained client engagement with the project via constant communication
  • Designed Applications and gathered requirements

The Philipson Group

Lead Developer

January 2012 – August 2012
High Falls, Rochester NY

What I did:

  • Built custom Wordpress solutions for animation-heavy responsive websites for desktop and mobile
  • Planned and built HTML5 video implementation
  • Prepared analytics reports and presented them to clients
  • Researched and implemented social media campaigns and managed interns and production assistants for the duration of those campaigns
  • Maintained the technical infrastructure including the network, email servers, production servers and hardware (mobile, laptop, desktop and rackmount) of all businesses on the premises.

Bags Unlimited

General Development & Design

April 2010 – January 2012
Downtown Rochester, NY

What I did:

  • Handled Layout, typography and photography for a 160-page 4-color catalog
  • Maintained and updated an e-commerce website
  • Pre-press print work and design

Cottone Auctions

Photo Editor, Catalog Layout

Geneseo, NY

What I did:

  • Photoshop & Indesign for a 100-page 4-color catalog. This was a temporary, contracted position.

Skills & Technologies

Programming / Scripting (familiarity descending)


Web Development