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education

University of Technology Sydney:

  • 2006-2012 BSc IT (distinction average as at EOY 2006).

Object Training:

  • 2007 Object Oriented Analysis and Design using UML;
  • 2003 Java;
  • 2001 XML Unleashed.

EC Council / New Horizons:

  • 2005 Certified Ethical Hacker.
    (Forensics and penetration testing course)
    Course: complete.
    Exam: yet to be taken.

Securities Institute of Australia:

  • 2005 Understanding Financial Markets.

Sun Web Learning Center (sic):

  • 2002 Java;
  • 2001 Perl.

Brilliant Training:

  • Crystal Reports: Report Design I;
  • Crystal Reports: Report Design II;
  • Crystal Reports: Report Design III.

Interwoven:

  • TeamSite System Administration;
  • Developing TeamSite Templating;
  • Advanced TeamSite Templating.

career objectives

To develop and prepare dynamic and interactive applications that conform to industry best practice

To keep abreast of relevant emerging technologies in order to facilitate smooth adoption at maturation

To work in an environment that shares my vision of customer service / dedication and achievement


employment history

2001-present

In my current role as a Senior Analyst Programmer, my responsibilities include:

  • Determine requirements of applications and design and develop software to meet business needs.
  • Preparation of functional and technical specifications and program design documents.
  • To be responsible for overall development, implementation and support for projects.
  • To provide technical guidance, consultation and support for projects and web applications, and other technical staff or project team members.
  • Leading Project Development Teams including planning, controlling and reporting on progress

Previous roles at the same company have included: Webmaster (2001-2005); Web Developer (2005-2006) and Analyst Programmer (2006-2007)

2000-2001: Net Services Australia.

My primary duties at NSA were content based. I was responsible for web design, coding, and graphics, including Macromedia Flash animation. I was also significantly involved in customer sales and support, and training.

1993-2001: Woolworths.

I had a range of responsibilities at Woolworths. These ranged from assisting in the grocery department, customer service at checkout, and assisting with office duties such as trading statements and banking reconciliation for the store. I gained experience in goods presentation, stock control, customer support with damaged and returned goods, clerical administration and staff training.


programming/markup language experience

  • Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML);
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS);
  • JavaScript;
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML);
  • Unified Modelling Language (UML);
  • Practical Extraction and Reporting Language (Perl);
  • Active Server Pages (ASP);
  • Java;
  • Java Server Pages (JSP) including Struts and Webworks frameworks.

software experience

Graphics/Multimedia:

Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Macromedia Flash (V5), Macromedia Fireworks, Gimp

Editors/IDEs:

Macromedia Dreamweaver, Alaire Homesite, WebSphere Studio Application Developer 5, JEdit, Vi, Quanta Plus, NetBeans

Servers:

Microsoft IIS, Apache, iPlanet/Sun One web server, Samba file server.