Self Employed

Software Developer - Dec 2023 to Now

Currently taking the opportunity to focus on mobile app development and expand my skill set.
Flutter Git Android Studio APIs Linux


Software Engineer - Apr 2023 to Dec 2023

Working on Java software development on a containerised application hosted on AWS. Also working with the API and Integration department, responsible for the setup and management of API Gateways.
Java Springboot AWS MySQL Docker Git Intellij Broadcom Layer7 API Gateway APIs WSL Linux


Java Developer - Oct 2018 to Apr 2023

Working as a Java developer in an agile environment on a variety of applications including web-based applications (used both internally by our clients and by externally members of the public), Mobile applications and tools used internally by the business (including Jira add-ons and connecting internal apps to Jira via REST APIs).
  • Web based applications developed in Java 8 + SQL Server back end, HTML + jQuery + Bootstrap front end
  • SOAP and REST API usage
  • Won the Star of the Month Award (Mar 2021) and You've Been Mugged (Jul 2019) for going the extra mile
Java 8 SQL Server jQuery Bootstrap Apache Velocity UWP C# .Net Android SDK Jira SDK Subversion Jira Teamcity Intellij Visual Studio 2019 Android Studio APIs

Search Laboratory

Software Developer - Sept 2015 to Oct 2018

Software developer working on internal systems for use by all areas of the business, including SEO, PPC and accounting. Also work on software for use by clients. Development is normally in C# and MVC, using Azure webjobs for background processing and SQL Server, Google BigQuery or Azure Storage tables for storing data. Working with a number of APIs to access services, including Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Doubleclick, Moz, AWR and SEMRush. Also involved in a number of regular meetings to discuss requirements and development progression. Promoted to Senior Developer in Dec 2017.
  • Worked on the full product lifecycle, from requirement gathering, functional specification, development, installation and release
  • Began moving towards a microservice architecture
  • SOAP and REST API usage
  • Used Azure services such as WebApps, Virtual Machines, Azure SQL Server, WebJobs, Azure Table Storage, Message Queues
  • Won the Altruism Award (Dec 2016) for going the extra mile
C# VB.Net ASP.Net MVC .Net Framework SQL Server jQuery Bootstrap Git Azure Azure Dev Ops Visual Studio Microservices APIs

Happy Bunny Software Ltd

Software Developer - Oct 2004 to Sept 2015

Self employed developer working with a variety of companies to develop custom web and desktop solutions based on their requirements.
  • Developed an online auction website and holiday booking website
  • Developed a golf tournament management app to manage player rosters, track scores and display results. Developed using C#, Winforms and Microsoft Access.
  • Developed a desktop based questionnaire application using Java
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Software Developer - Mar 2003 to Sept 2004

Software developer in the development department of BCS Limited, a business systems provider to a number of large companies in the north, including The Rugby Football League, Keycare, Ventura, Bodycare, Richmond Ice Creams and Northern Life Care.
C# ASP.Net .Net Framework SQL Server Sourcesafe Sage SDK SAP Business One SDK

Tribal Data Solutions

Software Developer - Jul 1998 to Feb 2003

Working as a Software Developer for Tribal Data Solutions Ltd, a bespoke software house based in Leeds. I completed work on projects for a number of large companies including Hays Logistics, Abbey National, BOC, Rank Leisure, NG Bailey and TNT.
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Bunny Burrows

Volunteer - Jan 2005 to now

I have volunteered with Bunny Burrows Small Animal Rescue since 2005, helping out where possible as well as fostering a number of animals. In 2015 I took over running the website and looking after email enquiries.