Mike Goetz


Experienced development manager with 16 years LAMP stack programming experience. I am a certified ScrumMaster and I am passionate about building strong teams through agile methodologies. My development and management experience allow me to communicate effectively on both business and technical levels.

Employment History

Web Solutions Consultant

Independent January 1997 - Present Port Coquitlam, BC

I have consulted and provided solutions for a variety of clients, utilizing my technical expertise and business acumen.

Languages: PHP, Perl, Python, BASH, C/C++, Java
Databases: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL, PL/SQL
Client-side Development: JavaScript, jQuery, JSON
Applications & Version Control: Apache, SVN, CVS, Perforce
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Mac OSX, Solaris, SGI Irix

Development Manager

Reinvent Technology Inc. January 2005 - September 2009 Vancouver, BC

Reporting to the executive management team, I managed the development staff and was involved in all major projects. As the company grew I successfully transitioned from development to a managerial role, while also being involved in business development and strategic planning.

Web Developer

Reinvent Technology Inc. January 2002 - December 2004 Vancouver, BC

Reporting to the company owners, I developed many of the key projects for the company during its formative years. I was one of the two original hires, and grew with the organization as it expanded to two offices and over 50 employees.

Web Developer

ActiveState Corporation September 2001 - December 2001 Vancouver, BC

Reporting to the team lead, I was part of the team that developed and maintained the ASPN online programmer resource tools.

Web Developer

365 Corporation plc January 2000 - July 2001 London, England

Reporting to the CTO, I developed and maintained a product I had created privately and sold to the company.

Transferable Skills

Management Process/Systems:
Agile development with Scrum, prioritization, delegation
Integrity, morale improvement, conflict resolution
Listening, perceiving, oral and written presentations.
Strategy and Problem Solving:
Decision making, organizing data, troubleshooting, investigation & analysis


MSc in Computing Science

University of East Anglia January 1997 - December 1998 Norwich, England

BSc in Computing Science

Simon Fraser University September 1991 - December 1996 Burnaby, BC




Available upon request.