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Freelance Java Web Developer/Software engineer Farnham, Surrey, UK

Java / JEE Web Developer with 8 years experience architecting and developing bespoke internet & intranet websites.

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£47.06 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£376.47 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:327912
: Member of the Professional Contractors Group
: Offers a discounted hourly rate to registered charities

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Key areas of expertise include: managing complex web development projects from concept to delivery; developing high performing applications to enhance business and system performance; embedding e-commerce functionality and designing complex content management systems; and first class business analysis, project planning and contractor resource estimating skills.

Technical Expertise:

• Programming: Java 5/6, SQL, pgSQL, JavaScript/AJAX, Perl, XML/JAXP, PHP, ASP classic
• Technologies: JEE 5, Apache, JBoss/Tomcat, SOA, web services (JAX-WS)
• Applications: MS Office / Access DB, Dreamweaver
• Frameworks: Spring (core, MVC, AOP), Hibernate, Acegi, Swing, TestNG
• Protocols: TCP/IP sockets, SMTP, HTTP
• Design Tools: Eclipse Platform, Maven2, Subversion, Hudson, continuous integration
• Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server 2000
• Operating Systems: MS Windows NT/XP, MS-DOS, Linux (basic shell scripting)
• Project Management: Software Development Stages, Business Requirements Analysis, Agile

Employment History

(Nov 2007 to Jan 2010)

Software architect and Lead developer

UK

• comotivate.com is a start up internet venture. Following a personal recommendation, engaged as Lead Developer to manage all aspects of the website’s development using Java J2EE. Led development team; analysed technical specification; advised on platform; investigated hardware and service support capability; designed and developed software; and identified and resolved problems with original concept. Successfully built and supported the website, delivering the project on time and to specification.
• Technologies: Java 5, Spring 2.5 (core/MVC), Hibernate, Acegi, Tiles 2, Velocity, JSTL, iText (dynamic PDF), dynamic Excel reports, Quartz Scheduler, AJAX, SQL, database design, stored procedures, transactions, JBoss / Tomcat, TestNG / Maven / Subversion / Hudson CI


(Oct 2006 to Sep 2007)

Senior Web developer

UK

• THQ Inc, a high profile video game publisher and key Lawton Communications Group client. Engaged as Senior Developer to rebuild the front end of their thq-games.com, playthq.com and dawnofwargame.com websites using PHP programming language. Engaged with key stakeholders to assess project scope; liaised with Project Manager and back end development team; designed software; re-wrote software; and developed new functionality. Successfully rebuilt the front end ahead of schedule and within budget.
• Technologies: Java 5/J2EE, Spring (core, AOP) / XML, Hibernate, PHP, MVC, AJAX, SQL, Subversion / Maven


(Jan 2006 to Sep 2006)

Senior Web Developer / Technical Consultant

UK

• Now Marketing identified a new web venture designed to attract investment in youth football coaching and development. Engaged as Technical Consultant to architect and build the website including secure transaction functionality. Engaged with key stakeholders to assess project deliverables; analysed and recommended code base; added new functionality; worked with graphic design team; implemented online payment facility; and advised on online security. Successfully built the site on time and within budget.
• Technologies: Apache, SSL, PHP, SQL, MySQL, payment processing, secure transactions


(Jul 2005 to Nov 2005)

Project manager & developer

ExcursionMarket.Com Ltd, UK

• Excursion Market Ltd is a content management system providing tour operators with remote access to an excursion database. Engaged to design software and project manage web development using Java Networking and J2EE technologies. Led design and development team; designed software; defined project requirements; and designed, wrote and tested software. Successfully built the site on time and within budget.
• Technologies: Java, JSP/JSTL, Servlets, Spring (core), Struts, Tiles, Hibernate, Swing, JAXP, multithreading, Java networking & object serialization, PostgreSQL, database design, stored procedures, transactions


(May 2005 to Jul 2005)

Project Manager / Developer

Carnival UK, UK

• Swan Hellenic Cruises’ guest speaker database was housed in a basic Access application which lacked advanced functionality. Engaged as Developer to project manage the implementation of a bespoke intranet database. Engaged with key stakeholders to clarify project deliverables; designed bespoke intranet system; wrote and tested software including ‘live’ launch testing; and trained staff on the system. Successfully embedded a functional online guest speaker database enabling multi-site access.
• Technologies: MS SQL Server, Transact SQL & procedures, ASP


(Jan 2005 to May 2005)

Intranet Developer

Wartisla Propulsion, UK

• Wartisla Propulsion’s existing Legacy data capture system was obsolete and unfit-for-purpose. Engaged as Intranet Developer to rebuild the system, add new functionality and incorporate ‘Data exchange’ with ‘Exchequer Enterprise’ and ‘Astrow Time Management’. Liaised with client to ascertain requirements; advised on technology; wrote software; performed testing; wrote data export functionality; and trained staff on the system. Incorporated a number of improvements, leading to increased shop floor efficiency and facilitating a number of new monitoring and reporting procedures.
• Technologies: PHP, MySQL, database design, XML, systems

Professional Qualifications

Sun Certified Java Programmer
Sun Certified Business Component Developer
Oracle SOA Architect Certified Expert
CIW Professional

Education

(Dec 2009 to Feb 2010)

Oracle

Oracle SOA Architect Certified Expert
- Organization, Planning & Architectural Consideration for SOA
- SOA Architectural Concepts and Design Principles

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • IT Asset Management SaaS Project : We are advising a client on relaunching a business that had previously developed a stand alone IT Asset Management System, comprising Discovery and Governance modules and which is now being considered for porting to a SaaS/Cloud services environment. The service identifies hardware, software and users in an organisation and stores the data in a server database. In addition, software discovered can be compared to licenses purchased to allow easy software licensing audits.
  • Java Programmer: We are looking for experienced (minimum 5 years) Java programmers with the following skills: Mandatory skills: Java J2EE (Java Enterprise Edition) JMS (Java Messaging system) JBOS Experience of the following would useful but not mandatory: Development of Java applications to work with Oracle databases experience of using BancTec
  • JSP / Java / SQL / Tomcat: Programmer to work with JSP, Java and experienced with SQL databases. Experience with Tomcat preferred. Company based in Poole, but would consider remote working for the right person. To start asap, full time contract for at least one month. More details to applicants
  • Java Developer : We are looking to recruit the services of a freelance Java developer to work on customising, developing and integrating a range of open source applications for customers. Technical Skills Required: Java AJAX PHP Spring and Spring Security (Not essential) Fulltime role. £2000 per month. Non-Technical Skills: Pays attention to every detail Looks ahead for possible for errors A problem solving approach that looks for the root cause rather than a work-around Always looking to improve their code
  • Software Developer: A specialised Construction company is seeking an experienced Software Developer to develop an innovative regulating software for the industry. You will need to consult the construction company on the best route to go down with the development of this system, along with duration and budget. Work can be completed remotely, with some meetings in London or somewhere more convenient to consult on the project.

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