Alex L.

Full Stack Developer

690 dollar
Freelancer
20 years
Bournemouth, UNITED KINGDOM

My experience

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CogensoftFebruary 2018 - Present

I am working as a Freelance Web Developer in Bournemouth helping local agencies to manage the
ever changing demands of their clients whilst maintaining a high level of quality and professionalism.
If you think I may be able to help you manage your short or long-term workload, please get in

touch, I am happy to work on a day rate or a fixed rate basis.

UpratedJanuary 2017 - February 2018

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Adido LtdMarch 2016 - January 2017

•    Developed the back-end for four new MODX websites using PHP, JavaScript, ExtJS and MySQL
•    Developed reusable component libraries in PHP to handle task scheduling
•    Supported and developed enhancements for over 30 MODX websites running on Ubuntu servers
•    Integrated websites with various API’s including GoogleAPIs, AWS S3, Sage Pay, MailChimp
•    Single point of contact for all Windows Servers and Workstation related issues
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Visor Media LtdMay 2015 - March 2016

* Successful end-to-end design of an MVC website using PHP, JavaScript and

MySQL

* Design of shared PHP e-commerce components including basket, checkout

and reporting

* Overhauled the company's Solr strategy by simplifying the existing

implementation

* Mentored colleagues following significant changes to the company's shared

MVC framework
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Wink Design LtdJanuary 2013 - April 2015

* Developed the company's first e-commerce website using optimised web

content

* Designed and developed the company intranet using PHP, Python,

JavaScript and MySQL

* Integrated the intranet with external suppliers improving the efficiency of

order tracking and fulfilment
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UK GovernmentMay 2012 - December 2012

•    Technical oversight and responsibility for critical services with a combined revenue > £3M pa


•    Reported directly to the Service Delivery Manager and Chief Technology Officer


•    Permanent member of both the Patch and Vulnerability Board and the Change Approval Board



•    Produced and presented bids for new business and significant upgrades
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UK Ministry of DefenceJune 2009 - May 2012

* Successful delivery of major upgrade to a CA ServiceDesk implementation

with 350,000 users

* Organised and ran a series of customer workshops to produce accurate data

models

* Successfully delivered an MS SQL 2000 to 2005 upgrade for a high

availability application

* Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of test scripts produced by the test

team

* Worked closely with the PM to ensure realistic planning, scheduling and

reporting

* Produced detailed technical documentation in support of the release

management process
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Lockheed MartinJanuary 2001 - May 2003

* Led the team responsible for the build of 2000 Wintel and 160 UNIX Servers

across 80 sites

* Managed the deployment of Windows and Oracle using Tivoli Software

Distribution

* Installed and tested the HACMP UNIX clustering solution

* Devised and implemented procedural improvements reducing the site roll-out

time by 3 days

* Recruited a team of 20 multi-disciplined consultants to run the operations

centre 24/7

* Provided 24/7 on-call support managing the operation and performing fault

finding and resolution

* Developed the support, operating and change control procedures for the

operations centre

* Managed the performance of the team and presented to senior management

* Ultimately responsible for the availability of the most critical component of the

business
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ICL FujitsuJanuary 1999 - January 2001

* Led the design of a multi-million pound Unicenter solution across a Wintel
and UNIX environment

* Produced the HLD, installation guides and test scripts and obtained formal

design approval

* Recruited and led a team of implementation engineers to deliver the solution

on time and budget

* Anticipated and overcome barriers to successfully manage the global rollout

across 450 servers
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IBM United Kingdom LtdSeptember 1995 - December 1998

* Implemented a Tivoli Monitoring solution on a UNIX platform for a well-known

High Street Bank

* Led the design of the Tivoli T/EC engine for IBM's European Geoplex

My stack

Languages

JavaScript, PHP, SQL, HTML, VBScript, CSS

Technologies

Solr

Databases

Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Frameworks

jQuery, Ext JS

IT Infrastructure

Ubuntu, Unix, Active Directory

Open Source solutions

ModX

Other

3rd Line Support, Tivoli/TME, Back End, Workstations, Fault Management > Fault finding, Self-motivated, task scheduling, Wintel, Network Infrastructure, Python Programming, Control Room, IBM Tivoli Management Framework > Tivoli Distributed Monitoring, Bachelors Degree > Bachelor of Engineering > Bachelor of Engineering Electronic Engineering, a freelance web developer, Server Administrator, Lead consultant, call support, manage your short, the build, Managed the deployment of Windows and Oracle, manage the global rollout, the availability, realistic planning, HP OpenView Configuration Management, Personal Home Page, industry~it, eCommerce, Senior Consultant, Sage Accounting Software, Expert, Microsoft SQL Server 2000, LAN/WAN > WAN, S3, Visual Basic .NET, Router, Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, Web Developer, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, officer, end design, PHP Developer, Technical Team Lead, customer liaison, Network Management

Others

API, CA

My education and trainings

Bachelor of Engineering, Electronic Engineering - The University of Hull1991 - 1995