- London, GB
- $60 /hr
- Available now
I am a software engineer with ten years experience developing applications for the web and desktop. I am interested in and contribute towards open source software, actively developingmore...I am a software engineer with ten years experience developing applications for the web and desktop. I am interested in and contribute towards open source software, actively developing the core of the Kohana framework. I have experience leading and participating in development teams on large projects using SCRUM agile and waterfall methodologies for clients such as Cable&Wireless, BBC, University of Manchester and Travelsphere.
Area Covered: London
Company Name: Ibuildings
Work Experience Summary: Notable projects:
BBC iPlayer version 3 launched June 2010 http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer
Re-factored the iPlayer v3 codebase to work with Varnish caching. The work optimised the iPlayer code to handle over 140 requests per second, up from five originally.
Cable&Wireless MyCW launched November 2009 https://www.mycw.co.uk
Lead developer with a team tasked with building a B2B portal providing SaaS solutions for numerous C&W business units. Responsible for implementing Service Relational Mapping models.
Mukuru.com launched November 2009 http://www.mukuru.com
Lead architect responsible for leading and training a team of PHP developers in Object-Orientated programming and the MVC design pattern. Also responsible for design and implementation of the new international money transfer administration and public web sites.
August 2009 - Present, Ibuildings, London
Technical Team Lead responsible for delivering projects for enterprise clients. Responsibilities include Team Leadership, System Architect and Software Engineer. Working with BBC, Betfair, Cable&Wireless and Travelsphere.
April 2008 - June 2009, Mukuru, London
Technical Team Lead responsible for architecting a new modular money transfer platform. Responsibilities included Team Leadership, Lead System Architect, Training and Software Engineer.
July 2007 - April 2008 , PRWD, Manchester
System Architect responsible for architecting bespoke e-commerce platform. Responsibilities included Consultancy, System Architect and Software Engineer.
January 2007 - June 2008 , JISC Collections, London
Designed and developed bespoke web applications. Responsibilities included Consultancy, System Architecture and Software Engineer.
November 2006 - July 2008, The University of Manchester
Consultancy and Software Engineer for numerous JISC funded projects. Consultant developer providing PHP bespoke prototyping for a new JISC service, JIGG. Also provided graphical design services.
March 2006 - April 2007, ORE UK, Manchester
Designed and developed a number of bespoke web sites and applications for the Woodford Group property division. Responsibilities included System Administration, Consultancy and Software Engineering.
January 2005 - December 2005, The Juice, Sheffield
Lead developer providing Corus with learning and promotional materials built using the Flash platform. Also provided consultation on the development of the Corus Construction corporate web site.
July 1998 - September 2000, British Telecom Labs, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich
Junior developer working with the Network Fault Management / Trouble Handling unit. Created a web interface prototype for BT's internal issue reporting system, using HTML and Perl.
Education Summary: The University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, September 1999 - May 2004
BA (Hons) Creative Visualisation - 2:1
Computer programming, animation and history. Included Visual Basic and C programming modules.
System Architect and Software Developer, PHP, Ruby and Objective-C