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Technical Summary

Key Skills: C#, ASP.net, DevExpress, SQL 2008, SQL 2005, Redgate, XML, WPF, Xamarin iOs, Winforms, Windows Mobile 5-6.5, Windows CE, Javascript, CSS, JQuery, HTTP, PHP, MySQL, ExpertPDF, Elmah, Twitter API, Telerik

Professional Experience

March 2013 – Present

Camps Solicitors

Applications Developer

TBC

July 2011 – March 2013

Carphone Warehouse/Best Buy Europe 1 Kelvin Close, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 7PB

M.I. Web Developer & Analyst

I applied for the position of Web Developer in a move which brought me closer to home and offered exposure to a commercial field that I was yet to experience. My responsibilities were as follows:

  • Design & Develop a web based Performance Development Review and Tele Agent Coaching solution
    • ASP.net C#, SQL 2005, DevExpress
    • Companywide, form filling application with reporting
    • Adhered to existing company processes
  • Design, co-ordinate and develop unified MI Solution
    • ASP.net C#, SQL 2005, DevExpress
    • Solution shared resources
    • RS report hosting/portal
  • Develop web based reporting suites
    • ASP.net C#, SQL 2005, DevExpress
    • Sales, complaints, and call logging suites
    • DevExpress Pivot grids
  • External Interfaces
    • C# console apps
    • Twitter API

April 2010 – July 2011

PH Jones, Aqua House, Hampton Heath Industrial Estate, Malpas

Software Developer

Deciding to further my career and seek new opportunities I was successful in applying for a position at the Gas Servicing Industry main-stay PH Jones. Joining a growing IT department my responsibilities were as follows:

  • Windows Mobile 6.5 handheld development
  • Develop software interfaces between client systems
    • Meet with clients to discuss integration requirements
  • Interface with Navision purchase order software
  • C# console apps,  SQL 2008, ASP.net Web Services, Windows Services, XML, Flat files
  • Contribute to the modular Works Management system (ASP.net, C#, SQL 2008, .net 3.5 & 4.0)
  • Parts order module
    • Meet with suppliers to discuss capabilities
    • Integration with Engineer Handheld system
    • Company coverage report, Engineer route planner, Engineer District Allocation tool using Google Maps API
    • Various patches and fixes when required
    • Continued handheld software development (Windows Mobile)
    • Windows & Web services, .net Compact Framework, C#, SQL 2005/8

May 2008 – April 2010

Island Group, Charlotte House, Norfolk Street, Liverpool

Software Engineer

After completing my degree in software engineering I immediately secured a permanent contract working for a facilities management company as sole Software Engineer; developing bespoke asset tracking and maintenance scheduling software for use by engineers, office staff, and clients

  • Requirements analysis, design, development, and implementation of software
  • Development of web site and web based application
    • ASP.net, C#, SQL 2005, Adobe Flash animation
  • Development of company dashboard for scheduling and management & Installation & Maintenance of Pay & Display remote monitoring (PHP, MySQL)
  • Development of server/workstation based software (XP, Vista, Microsoft SBS 2003)
    • Winforms .net Framework, C#, Microsoft MapPoint 2004
    • Development of PDA based software (Windows CE 5.0)
    • Asset tracking using barcodes
    • Windows Mobile Data Synchronisation ( During re-dev from  Win CE to Windows Mobile 6)
      • Full synchronisation lifecycle
      • Desktop & Server support company wide

Other Experience

In my gap year prior to attending university I worked for Liverpool’s sole internet café, building customer relationship and IT support skills. I have also held positions as customer service advisor and TypeTalk relay assistant at QVC and TypeTalk respectively. This helped me improve my touch type and communication skills

I secured a two year placement during my degree as a senior IT support tech in a secondary school with attached sixth form. I used this time to learn about server and desktop support

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