Rob Reid

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Internet
Occupation Senior Systems Architect
Location Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Introduction I'm a systems architect with 20+ years of IT experience I currently work for myself as well as for a number of companies including one of the UK's leading recruitment software houses, having created 3 versions of their leading jobboard software. I also work on multiple Horse Racing websites and have even developed my own automated betting BOT. My history includes jobs at OCR specialists, a Management Consultancy and an Ofcom director run Telecoms company. I'm an experienced developer with skills including .NET, C#, JavaScript, VB, ASP, PHP, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, SQL and MySQL. I have developed my own JavaScript frameworks, markup languages, Windows and Web services. I have also made many Windows form applications plus I have developed numerous 5 star rated WordPress plugins. On top of that I have created popular online tools and scripts that have been used by thousands of companies as well developing software that runs over 250 currently live websites. I specialise in automation having created tools that enable feed mashups, automated scraping, auto-blogging and automatic SEO optimisation. If you want to hire me then please email me using the contact link in the footer.
Interests Playing 5 aside football, badminton, Fencing, TaeKwondo, blogging, politics, horse racing
Favorite Movies Leon, Total Recall, Terminator, any James Bond. Comedy standups are my favourite DVD to buy / download though.
Favorite Music Indie, Old Skool, Jungle, Garage, House, Dubstep, Grime, Funky, Baggie, Old Rock, Northern Soul and basically anything that is good.
Favorite Books Naked Lunch, Wasp Factory, Trainspotting, Filth, any Irvine Welsh or Will Self book. Also history books on religion, hidden history, new theories, science and philosophy.

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