Applications, Database and Web developer
Much of my work has been developing business operations software for large, medium and small companies. I'm university educated to MPhil level and have enjoyed a successfulmore...Much of my work has been developing business operations software for large, medium and small companies. I'm university educated to MPhil level and have enjoyed a successful track record both contracting and representing academic institutions to a European level. I am self motivated and committed to finding and developing the required solution for a specific need. My experience includes PC applications and database management, web site and web based applications and databases, 3D imaging / machine vision, inter platform real time network communications as well as hardware process control.
Area Covered: UK wide and remote working
Work Experience Summary:
Aug 2013 – March 2014: Bespoke ERP Development and migration from Foxpro to LAMP Stack environment using MVC & BDD methodologies.
Aug 2012 – Aug 2013: Development Director. Project Management, Client Management, SQL SVR 2008, ASP.NET (VB, C#, classic, MVC), PHP, PERL, CSS, HTML, MySQL, IIS & LAMP Stack, BDD unit testing.
Nov 2011 – July 2012: C#, WCF X509 Certs, MS SQL SERVER 2005, 2008 R2, MVC (Visio, Syncfusion), ARGILE Scrum, DevExpress components. Tortoise SVN.
Feb 2009 - Oct 2011: B2B contracting: Day to Day Software Ltd, 39 NewCourt, Liston Rd, Marlow, SL7 1AS.
Business management system written in ported from VB6 to VB.Net. The system uses a SQL Server 2005 RDBMS (upgraded to 2008 R2) and manages client, stock, sales and accounting information. The system produces complex SQL driven reports and handles 50,000 client and 17,000 stock records in a multi-user environment.
Foreign support service in Bulgaria http://www.home-base-bulgaria.com
Website development work using HTML / PHP / CSS. Back end site and client management system MySQL.
HTML5 / CANVAS / AJAX / JQUERY Technologies and MVC Archtiecture for modern web based Solitaire game interface and game logic.
VB.NET (3.5 framework), Colour Analysis software for on screen human visual colour matching and printer calibration. GUI, data file writing and reading, formula writing, implementation and testing.
Personal Project / Interest: DirectX 9/10/11, C++. CLR, Perl. 3D / Server game technology development. Advanced and optimised game engine written in C++ for use as a DLL in C++ and .NET applications. An optimised multiplayer server was written and tested in Perl to allow hundreds of game client connections to be made and processed at up to 100ms intervals.
2007 -2009: Optimised 3D graphics research, client / server comms (TCP/IP UDP).
2005 -2006 Leeds University 18 month contract (Fellow), European Govt funded Machine Vision / Colour Matching application for wood dyes.
2004: 7 months Contract, Perl / MySQL, Hotel Search Website.
2002 -2002: Mail Order CMS with VB6 / MS-Access 2000.
2002 - 2003: NetXtra: 11 months contract neural network research on human web search behavior.
2001: 5 months contract: VB6, MSAccess, C++ DLLs Animal weighing system process control and GUI
2000: Arval / BNP Paribas: 9 month contract: high volume invoice processing in Optio.
1998 - 1999: Pork Farm Bowyers: VB6 / MSAccess97, Production management system.
1998: Experian, 5 months contract: Neural network market analysis application development.
1997 - 1998: David Austin Roses: VB6 / MS Access 1997: Business Management system
Education Summary: 1996 - 1997: MPhil. Keele University Artificial Intelligence and human colour vision.
1992-1996: BSc. Keele University, Computer Science.