Skills and Abilities

Abilities

I thrive on working in or leading a cohesive team where I can utilise my knowledge, experience and capabilities to contribute to the growth and development of your organisation.
  • I'm a high achiever – continually raising the bar.
  • Can work as a co-operative team member or leader in group projects, as well as being able to work independently.
  • Effective time management skills – proven track record of working within strict deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Excellent decision making skills.
  • Leadership and training experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and the aptitude to learn quickly.
  • Proven experience providing excellent customer service.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Experience with agile methodology, working in scrums/sprints.
  • Practical understanding of SEO.
  • Security conscious development.

Technical Skills

Languages

  • HTML inc. xHTML and HTML5
  • CSS inc. CSS3 and Sass+Compass
  • PHP inc. Zend Framework
  • JavaScript inc. jQuery and MooTools
  • Java inc. Spring Framework
  • Others inc. Bash, C# and C++

Software

  • Creative Tools Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Xd and Sketch
  • Version Control Git and SVN
  • Testing and Automation Grunt, Gulp, CasperJS and Jenkins
  • Analytics Google Analytics, hotjar, Piwik and AWStats
  • Web Servers Apache, nginx, Varnish, HHVM, PHP-FPM
  • Databases MySQL/MariaDB, SQLite and PostgreSQL
  • Virtualization VMs KVM, VirtualBox, VMware Fusion/Workstation/ESXi
  • LDAP OpenLDAP and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Project Tracking Jira, Jira Agile, Slack, Trello and Microsoft Project
  • { } REST/HTTP APIs JSON and XML

Content Management Systems

  • WordPress
  • Drupal
  • Confluence
  • Squiz Matrix
  • MediaWiki
  • Custom Solutions

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apple macOS
  • Debian and Ubuntu
  • CentOS and RHEL
  • FreeBSD
  • openSUSE and SLES

Achievements

  • Successfully running and completing numerous freelance projects independently, start to finish – from requirements gathering, through to post launch
  • Developed custom, easy to use, PHP based, web interface for managing wireless network access
  • Designed govspace logo and branding and new site's theme and IA
  • Designed look and feel and then implemented “govdex beta”
  • Successful defence of websites during multiple large DDoS attacks
  • Represented Federal and state governments at career and ICT expos

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