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Jeff Smith

Programmer and Database Administrator
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Owner & Senior Developer

Jeff works with the LEMP stack, concentrating on web development with Laravel, database administration using MySQL, Redis, and Neo4j and leads the DevOps at Select Web Ventures.

Software Integration via Linux OS

MySQL, Redis, & Neo4j Database Management

Stripe, PayPal, Authorize.Net

Custom API Development

Custom JavaScript & jQuery

Task Management using Gulp and Grunt

Amazon AWS & Google Cloud Platform

Custom PHP with Laravel & Lumen Frameworks

Nginx & Apache Server Integration

WordPress Website Development

CSS Preprocessors including LESS and Sass

Client Outreach & Support


Database Design & Admin

Jeff majored in computer science with an emphasis in database administration and specializes in MySQL database design and administration at Select Web Ventures. He is also proficient in noSQL (Redis), and graph databases (Neo4j)


Jeff started working with PHP in 2002 as a sophomore in high school. Although it was an ugly scripting language back then, PHP has since grown to be a viable enterprise-level object-oriented programing language. Jeff currently utilizes the Laravel framework whenever appropriate.


Jeff loves integrating the ever-evolving devops at Select Web Ventures. Whether it's provisioning VMs, implementing version control for our codebase, or setting up our build/release automation, devops is an important step in keeping our development processed streamlined

Systems Administration

Jeff is a senior systems administrator at Select Web Ventures. He specializes in Linux, mySQL, Nginx, and PHP utilizing various 3rd party cloud computing services such as Amazon AWS and Google Cloud Platform.

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