A young keen DevOps Consultant, and Six Sigma Green Belt with over 10 years of experience working both independently and as part of a multi faceted team.
With a real passion for developing new systems and enhancing existing. I am an excellent communicator and work with others to achieve goals to deadlines and within budget.
I have been an active staff member of several development and IT related online fora including HotScripts.com.
In addition to this I have also contributed to various open source projects including phpBB, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Octopress on Github.
I have worked on contracts for small local stores looking to migrate to an ecommerce platform, to multinational heavily regulated companies.
Developing Continous Integration, and standards based best practices.
Started as Senior Developer and promoted to a Lead Developer Role,and later into a DevOps role bridging the gap between the Infrastructure and the code I write that runs on it.
Continuing the development of legacy ground transportation management systems that work both as Windows Forms and ASP.NET web applications.
Using a combination of C# and VB.NET to continue business operations globally.
Bringing a consumer element to the existing business to business operation with the development of a public facing taxi booking portal with integrated payment providers.
This platform being whitelabel and used by several household names. In addition to development of the legacy systems I was responsible for source control using Git with TFS for programming code
and Red-Gate for Microsoft SQL Server version control.
Working on the Android and iOS development projects to bring a zero-touch approach to ground transportation.
Taking the Lead Develper role involved workshops to train less experienced staff both on my team of 8 or across the company, and communicating business requirements through Agile methodologies.
In addition to using Agile methodologies I also employ elements of SCRUM including Stand-Up Meetings to review development. Extreme Programming by performing Peer Review of code and Pair Programming to ensure that our rigorous code standards are adhered to.
Involved heavily in the planning and architectural stages of a replacement for the legacy system. Including data discovery and requirements gathering.
Managing the security for existing and future platforms and implementing ISO 27001.
Worked on a custom SSO SAML integration between Cabfind and one of the UK’s largest companies.
Use of IdentityServer, WIF, and JWT to create an Oauth / OpenId integration for other clients.
Developing content delivery systems and client facing applications for a multinational company with offices in England, USA and South Africa.
Employing AGILE and SCRUM methodologies to create a variety of C# / ASP.NET / MVC / WPF.
Development of content management and delivery systems used on Android tablets to provide to the United States Federal Prison Service.
Allowing for a heavily locked down and customised view for offenders to access digital content.
Designing and implementing DRM solutions to pair with the requirements of companies like Paramount, Sony and Disney.
Creating and implementing custom web based events management solution. Providing hosting solutions bespoke to the requirements. Introduction of ticket management system and mPOS for taking card payments at roaming events.
Implementing new ePOS system for online and in store sales. Providing hosting solutions. Introduction of mPOS card processing.
Development of Software Change Request Management software in ASP.NET, C#, jQuery and AJAX.
System uses ASP.NET Membership for authentication with email updates for the process as updates are submitted.
The system is used by a number of multinational clients to manage their EDI software Atlas Fusion.
System developed in .NET 4.0 with Microsoft SQL Server with Entity Framework 5.0.
Creating business plans to improve IT infrastructure and arrange for server hardware to be migrated to a private virtual cloud solution with Star.
Support of a busy marketing company internal end user desktops desktops running Windows NT4.0, 2000, XP, Vista and 7.
Migrating legacy Oracle database to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
Development of Competitor Analysis software. Using Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Mongo DB, Regular Expressions, C#.NET and ASP.NET.
Working along side existing development team utilising SVN to manage source control.
Responsible for creating web crawlers / spiders that retrieve retailers' product catalogue.
This information is then imported into Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 where reports are generated for clients in their requested format to develop pricing strategies.
Setting up and maintaining web presence. Search engine optimisation and continuous support of a multi OS based computer network.
Including Linux CentOS Webserver, Windows Server, Windows Desktops and iOS Devices.
Network maintenance and integration of new systems. Migrating of Client’s data from existing systems or Microsoft Office based systems like Excel, Word and Access to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
Responsible for the determining client requirements, the installation process and training of new and existing clients on the system.
This is Management Software and therefore training is primarily on an Office Management or Director level.
Analysis of faults and and outage surveillance for the Virgin Media network. Analysis of telephony faults and television services.
Awarded Best Performance from a Newcomer in 2007, during an internal awards event called The Oscars.
I was used as a Point of Contact for many new starters and existing staff. Dealing with software packages such as ICOMS, CCCS, ISA and internal Fault Diagnostic Tools.
Production of both bespoke and general purpose software mainly for web based systems.
Financial processing and investment management software along with telecommunications platforms developed and installed.
Worked on establishing the structure for file storage.
General IT Support of desktop users.
This is a high security facility and required security clearance.
Development of custom systems for a multinational client base and managing design teams of people I put together.
I was the principle developer on a system called phpBB Passport, which predated the use of Open ID based login systems.
This used nuSOAP to allow logins for the phpBB system to be retained in one place that would allow the user to login to any other phpBB forum that supported the modification.
Experience in using phpBB, Workpress, Joomla and osCommerce.
Worked on correcting issues with their existing Microsoft Access Database in anticipation of their migration to a new Microsoft SQL Server based software package.
I later went on to work at the providing company of the software (Technology 2 Ltd) as they were very impressed by my skills.
I write code because I love to write code, I love making things work.
With that in mind a lot of my projects are in many forms closed.
I learnt from Open Source more than I think I did from Education, it was like being thrown into industry.