Jacob Clark

Technologist / Software Engineer

About me

Experienced technologist and polyglot software engineer currently working at the BBC.

I specialise in leading and mentoring teams that craft high quality software which meets user needs through a variety of extreme programming and agile techniques.

I strongly believe in building autonomous teams around agile principles, thin slicing, incremental and continuous delivery, clean & test driven code, refactoring, automation, simplicity, and pragmatism.

I have a wide range of public and private industry experience in travel, leisure, broadcast media, government, eCommerce, retail, co-operative and digital agencies.

Professional Background

I specialise in:

Other skills and interests include agile, emerging software development techniques, client side frameworks, server side frameworks, relational/non-relational database systems, continuous integration/delivery, testing, version control & devops.

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Open Source

I have contributed to several large open source projects, including; PHP, Firefox, Rust, rust-fmt, MediaWiki, Vagrant, Grunt, Google Heapster, Penthouse, tldr-pages, troposphere and Iron.