My Resume

Josh Ellison


Phone: 760-483-3355


Experienced programmer possessing skills in e-commerce development, web development, web site administration, and database administration.  Currently I have been converting my company’s current site to Magento and maintaining the current sites.  Previously I developed a health care site that tracks providers and manages patient document and treatments.  I also have worked for agencies where I created hundreds of sites for customers.



Creating and maintaining large dynamic websites, e-commerce development in multi languages and currencies, designing front-end content, performance optimization, configuring web servers, and maintaining large databases.


Senior Web Developer                           November 2011 to Present                LD Products                Long Beach, CA                        

Primary role is to maintain the current 5 websites for selling printer ink products and convert current sites from the existing platform to Magento Enterprise Edition.  The development team consists of 7 developers, 4 QA, and 2 project manager.  The Magento development consists of adding a custom product finder, integrating with dozens of 3rd party systems, building numerous custom modules, importing over 5000 products, all 6 million past customers, orders, and reviews.  Currently building a B2B module that will allow customers to have special pricing, discounts and order control for orders within their company and government agency.


                                Senior Web Developer                          January 2011 to July 2011                Taylor Digital                San Clemente, CA

Primary role is to develop and maintain eCommerce, gaming, health and informational websites for customers.  Built sites in Magento, ColdFusion, and CodeIgniter.  Biggest accomplishment was building a site for from the ground up, the site was a contest site that users could upload videos and do battle with other users.

Senior Web Developer                          June 2010 to October 2011                Health Star                     Temecula, CA

Primary role is to take an alpha health care tracking site to beta launch.  Site features include GPS tracking of nurses, scheduling appointments, document upload, creation, and editing, and comprehensive security to meet HIPAA compliance.  Site built on the LAMP framework with CodeIgniter.  Also worked with Java and C code that communicates with GPS devices.

Lead Developer                                      July 2000 to December 2009             eROI Inc                         Portland, OR

Primary role involves managing all maintenance and enhancements of eROI’s proprietary ecomROI and eventROI engines.  Building e-commerce website built on Magento
and adding custom features.  Was the primary developer for eROI’s proprietary e-commerce and event registration systems which was developed from the ground up.  The system powers over 130 client’s websites and has processed over 84,000 transactions, totaling over $12 million in 2009.  As the first, and for a time, the only member of the eRoi staff, contributed to building a company from a two person operation to one with over 50 employees and thousands of happy clients.


  • Performing new development and maintenance on the e-commerce engine, using Java Servlets, JDBC, and Junit.
  • Setting up and customizing Magento and WordPress websites.
  • Design and model new development using UML.
  • Administer a large product database.
  • Configure system to work with 3rd party technologies, including Verisign, PayPal,, and UPS.
  • Work with clients, project managers, and the sales team scope, budget, specify, and accomplish projects.
  • Train clients and team members on using the ecom and event system
  • Developing tools for the ecom and event system to interact and integrate with other eROI products.
  • Install and manage servers at eROI’s collocation facility.

Banking Internship                               June 1999 to Sept 1999                Wells Fargo Bank                        San Francisco, CA

Primary role was to research new software products and design a portion of the intranet. Researched topics from XML to Web servers and composed reports for supervisors. Worked on a team designing and implementing various internal website using HTML, JavaScript and Cold Fusion. Worked with a team collecting and archiving Y2K bug testing reports.


Bachelor's Degree                                  June 2000                                    Oregon State University                Corvallis, OR

B.S. in Computer Science



                                                   Operating System                                                      Experience
Windows                                                                     14 years

                                                    Linux                                                                           11 years

                                                    Macintosh                                                                   2 year


                                                    Systems Administration

                                                    Web Server                                                                 14 years

                                                    Mail Server                                                                 4 years

                                                    Database                                                                      14 years

                                                    Network Planning                                                       3 years


                                                    Programming Languages

                                                    Java (Servlets, JSP, JDBC, etc)                                  10 years

                                                    PHP (Zend Framework, CodeIgniter)                         8 years

                                                    C++                                                                             2 years

                                                    C                                                                                 2 years

                                                    SQL                                                                            14 years

                                                    HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS                                15 years

                                                    XML, XSL, JSON                                                      8 years

                                                    Cold Fusion                                                                1 year