Eli Taft - Technical Lead & Senior Software Engineer
Eli Taft has over a decade of experience building complex web and enterprise applications. As an architect, technical lead, and senior software engineer, he has demonstrated the ability to adapt an architecture and technical approach to implement a solution that meets business requirements. Eli is proficient in a range of web frameworks, application server, deployment and database technologies.
Eli is a Technical Lead with over a decade of professional experience designing and coding web systems and associated supporting back-end databases. Since joining Quoin, he has distinguished himself as a technology lead through exemplary work on a range of projects for the National Geographic Society ranging from Membership, Activity Streams and API services, along with playing an central role in society-wide initiatives for integration with third-party systems. Eli has proven proficiency with Python, Java, PHP and Perl, both MySQL and SQL Server, as well as NOSQL/graph databases such as Neo4j. He enjoys rapidly adapting new languages and technologies to find the best solution for any client problem. Eli is fluent in English and German, and has converted applications for bilingual use. He is an enthusiastic supporter for open source, having made numerous contributions to community repositories through the years.