I am a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCTS) with 7 years experience in the IT industry as a web / software developer primarily using the Microsoft .NET framework and SQL Server. During this time I have used lots of technology and have always been quick to learn new technology and development techniques.
I am dedicated, focused and able to work to the best of my ability independently or as part of a team.
Career & achievements
Developer May 2012 - may 2013
nine group, Stonehouse, UK
A channel only business providing voice and data products for dealers and resellers in the telecommunications industry.
Develop the in-house Nine Wholesale data billing software (Cascade) using Microsoft ASP.NET and client-side scripting (AJAX) technologies.
Create and support a bespoke application for internal use to enable SQL Server data migration from legacy billing systems (Billie) to the new Nine Wholesale billing platform (Cascade).
Develop SQL Server 2008 databases to facilitate data migration.
Produce SSRS billing reports for end-users and internal departments.
Maintain and optimise SQL Server 2008 billing databases.
Successfully migrated the companies largest resellers from the legacy billing platform to the new Nine Wholesale billing platform, improving company efficiency.
Implemented the Agile development environment to improve development efficiency and project turnover.
Facilitated the Nine Group server upgrade from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2010, involving software and database modifications.
Gap year for solo world travel May 2011 - APRIL 2012
During my gap year, I travelled to 15 countries in 343 days, from Canada to Japan.
Business Intelligence Developer September 2010 - APRIL 2011
ZYCKO, SIMIANGROUP, CIRENCESTER, UK
An international value added IT distributor covering data networking, data storage, virtualisation, cloud, monitoring & management, and data centre infrastructure.
Aggregate and extract SQL data to produce SSRS business reports for sales, finance and operations departments across the group.
Develop in-house business software using Microsoft ASP.NET technologies.
Support and train the in-house software end-users.
Maintain and optimise SQL Server databases for Business Intelligence needs.
Facilitate the group CRM migration, producing data dashboards (Java) for finance, sales and operations departments.
Produced Business Intelligence reports for departments across the group, increasing business finance visibility.
Facilitated the group CRM migration by creating bespoke software to enable departments to migrate product, customer and pricing data.
Web developer March 2007 - AUGUST 2010
hardware.com, SIMIANGROUP, CIRENCESTER, UK
A supplier of new and refurbished networking hardware and approved and compatible network accessories.
Design, develop and support the new hardware.com e-commerce website.
Develop and support all other areas of the hardware.com website.
Design, develop and support the hardware.com CMS system.
Develop and support the in-house quoting system for sales departments across the group.
Attained Microsoft Certification (self study) - MCTS Microsoft .NET 2.0 Web Application Development.
Created a multi-language, multi-currency e-commerce system, increasing online sales and company profitability across the group.
Ported hardware.com website from legacy ASP to Microsoft ASP.NET, improving security, performance and usability.
Promoted within the group from Web Developer (hardware.com) to BI Developer (Zycko).
Programmer and Website Developer December 2005 - March 2007
SEVERNSIDE SOFTWARE, GLOUCESTER, UK
Provides IT software, support and website development services.
Develop in-house intranet systems.
Develop and support bespoke software for the optical industry.
Design, develop and support websites for external clients.
Learnt a fourth generation programming language from the ground up.
Learnt Microsoft .NET technology in my spare time and applied this technology to company projects, increasing software usability, performance and security.