About

Overview

  • Full-time software developer since 2002.
  • Responsibilities have included: full-stack development, front-end web development, software architecture, team support & leadership, product support, customer support, A/B web optimisation testing.
  • Small business owner since 2012 (in addition to full-time work).
  • I take a pragmatic approach to development and learning.
  • My life is defined by the laugh lines around my eyes and my ability to make others smile.

Proficiencies

  • Software design and programming.
  • DevOps.
  • Leadership, management and support.
  • Customer management.
  • Requirements analysis.
  • Documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Research, evaluation and prototyping.

Technical Proficiencies

  • Web front-end languages and frameworks (HTML/CSS/SASS/JavaScript).
  • .NET, C#, Visual Basic (VB.NET, VBA).
  • WordPress, PHP.
  • Various source control systems (Git, TFVC, Subversion).
  • SQL, relational database development.
  • Unit testing.
  • Working with cloud services (Azure, AWS).
  • Software architecture.
  • Design, software usability.

Education

Bachelor of Computing (Multimedia Technology)

Deakin University
1999 – 2001

Pluralsight

https://www.pluralsight.com/

Interests and Learning

  • Software Security
  • Design
  • Usability & User Experience (UX)
  • Software developer education
  • Development team leadership
  • Process automation
  • Documentation (technical/user)

Outside of Work

  • I walk or cycle to work.
  • Travel of the world with my wife.