Top 5%
Andrew M.

FULL STACK DEVELOPER

732 dollar
Freelancer
11 years
Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
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Why I'm Top 5%

  • Superior technical skills
  • 11 years of industry experience
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BrightlobeSeptember 2019 - Present

Responsible for the design and build of the backend systems to two unity applications that help children with neurological assessment and progression.
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akmiller technologiesAugust 2019 - Present

Web design and development company based in Cambridge, UK. Also avail- able for contracting work specialising in full-stack development and software architecture solutions.
Skills: Web Design, Web Development, Process Management.
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Software CraftsAugust 2019 - Present

We use technology to empower others.
We provide a range of web solutions to communicate your message or solve your problem. We are currently looking for new clients.
Get in contact to see how we can help empower your idea, cause or charity.
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Founders4SchoolsMarch 2018 - June 2019

Responsible for all aspects of the Engineering team across both the Work-finder and the Founders4Schools product. This includes line managing up to six people, hiring and on-boarding new team members and leading on all aspects of engineering. This ranges from exploring and developing new partnerships to reimagining the current state of the platform and taking practical steps towards a vision while still delivering product features. Started a satellite o?ce in Cambridge to match the growth of the team in the region. Part of the senior management team.
Skills: Recruitment, Process Management, Architecture, Leadership, Team- work, Communication, Product Specification, Personal Development
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Workfinder at Founders4SchoolsNovember 2016 - June 2019

Responsible for the technical design and implementation of the database and backend application APIs that serve the Workfinder apps (iOS and web). Implemented the first prototype of the web app for employers. Primary engineering contact with agencies who built the first prototype of the iOS app and web app. Pushed for the adoption of tools that ensure smooth communication across all business areas with a focus on  flexibility and transparency.
Skills: Django, Python, Javascript, Rest API, Postgres, Celery (Redis), Elasticsearch, Architecture, Design, Heroku, Docker, Git, HTML, CSS, Agile, Partner management, ReactJS, Auth0
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Founders4SchoolsAugust 2015 - March 2018

Responsible for implementing changes across the whole Founders4Schools platform ranging from new features, bug ?xes to maintaining the underlying infrastructure. Major achievements include transitioning between the Duedil V2 API to the Duedil V3 API, migrating the codebase from Python 2.7 to Python 3.6 and upgrading major dependencies to the latest stable versions. Responsible automating deployments to production.
Skills: Django, Python, REST API, Javascript, AngularJS, Postgres, Celery (Redis), Elasticsearch, Heroku, Architecture, CircleCI, Vagrant, HTML, CSS, Agile, Git
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Founders4SchoolsApril 2017 - November 2017

Led the engineering team for a short transition period where we lacked a permanent CTO. During this time we hosted two students on six month placements as well as growing the team from two to six staff. Led the regular technical meetings within the engineering team and was primary point of contact with the wider business and external meetings.
Skills: Recruitment, Process Management, Architecture, Leadership, Team-work, Communication, Product Specification
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Ocado TechnologySeptember 2011 - August 2015

Cloud Services Engineer
Jan 2014 – Aug 2015
Moved to the newly created Cloud Services team, to enable the creation of the Ocado Smart Platform using the AWS and Google Cloud offerings. Gained experience with AWS, in particular Elastic Beanstalk, IAM, Cloud- formation and EC2 (Baked AMIs). Also worked on the Apigee Edge plat- form to securely expose internal applications out to apps running on Google. Currently working on a hybrid platform for new warehouse systems; this has Docker and Mesos at it’s core which will allow developers to deploy across cloud and on-premise environments. Additionally, in a team responsible for reviewing CVs and interviewing new candidates.

Systems Engineer/Admin
Sep 2011 – Dec 2013

Joined the Unix and Network team as a developer to automate manual pro- visioning processes and improve existing tooling. This included a DNS con- figuration tool, automated access control to servers and the automated con- figuration of applications and servers using Puppet and LDAP. These tools and automated processes were used to provision pick stations in Ocado’s first Non-Food Distribution Centre and the application deployment of fetch.co.uk, Ocado’s first dedicated department store website.


Skills: AWS APIs (IAM, EC2, S3, Cloudformation, Elastic Beanstalk, ELB, STS), Google Cloud, Python 2, Django, Packer, Puppet, Marathon, Mesos, Consul, AWS Architecture, Agile, Docker, Git, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Apigee

My stack

Web Design, UNIX, Ubuntu, Squarespace, SQL, Software Engineering, Software Development, Shell Scripting, Scrum, React.js, Python, Problem Solving, OpenLDAP, Matlab, Machine Learning, Linux, LaTeX, JavaScript, Java, HTML, Django, CSS, Cloud Computing, C/C++, C++, Bash, AWS