Grant Reid

I am a newly graduated software developer working with Amazon Web Services in Seattle.


Software Development Engineer I

Amazon Web Services

Starting in August with the AWS Cognito Team

Starting August 2020

Software Development Engineer Intern

Amazon Web Services

AWS Cognito Service Team
Intern Project: Refactored email sending to be asynchronous within the AWS Cognito Service.

Summer 2019

Southeast Missouri State University

Student Worker

Made HTML, CSS, and Javascript changes to the university website at the request of faculty.
Assisted the intro level Computer Science course lab by explaining CS concepts to students.

August 2017- May 2020

Software Development Intern

Horace Mann Educators Corporation

Worked on customer facing applications
Implemented security fixes on public sites.
Worked on the initial deployment of the MyAccount Mobile App

Summer 2018


Southeast Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science

GPA: 3.9

August 2016 - May 2020

Pleasant Plains High School

High School Diploma
August 2012 - May 2016


Programming Languages
  • Java
  • C++
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Linux
  • AWS
  • MS Office
  • Git
  • Agile Development


I have a few interests outside of software and web development, including movies, baseball (Go Cubs!), and music. I have been playing instruments since I turned 12 years old, mostly piano and saxophone.


  • Southeast Missouri State University - Jane Stephens Honors Program - Chair
  • Southeast Missouri State University - Computer Science Club - President
  • Southeast Missouri State University - Model United Nations - President