PHP Developer

London

I am a self-motivated, autodidact, good standing individual with website development and system maintenance. I am bi-lingual English and French speaking and have good communication skills with the ability to enjoy working as part of a team as well as using own initiative. I am dedicated to provide professional service to a high level standard, always keeping in mind attention to details, coding standards and best practices. I believe in continuous learning. Languages: PHP/PHP5 (9 years), Javascript, HTML5, CSS Frameworks: Zend Framework 2, AngularJS, JQuery, Magento EE, Magento CE, Django Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL Servers: Apache2, Nginx, Varnish Operating Systems: Ubuntu, Redhat, CentOS, Scientific Linux Cloud: AWS, Rackspace Editors: Netbeans, Vim, Zend Studio, Eclipse, Illustrator, Photoshop, PyCharm Versioning: Git, Subversion Methodologies: OOP, MVC, RESTfull, Functional, Agile, XPair, Waterfall, Scrum

Key Skills
  • PHP/PHP5
  • Javascript
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Zend Framework 2
  • MySQL

Work Experience

LAMP, System Administrator

Now Mehode Contracting 2 Years

I am currently looking after multiple hosting environment for multiple clients within the AWS platform. This demands a working knowledge of load balancing, cdn, auto-scaling, and backup systems. All these are using RedHat Linux or similar, such AWS Linux and CentOS, as well as Ubuntu and Debian. Among the end clients, I work with Microsoft, Vodafone, O2 and others like these. These require a proficient knowledge of PHP/MySQL for on a daily basis quickly identify and troubleshoot potential issues within the code or database.


LAMP, PHP Developer

Mason Digital 3 Years

PHP5, MySQL, Zend Framework, RESTful, Git, Magento, Magento Enterprise, Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, AWS), HTML, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, project management fundamentals (so to understand project managers). During this period I have worked as part of a team as well as on my own mainly on backend project with high traffic in mind such as PropertyMall.com, PKTMNY.com (now gohenry.co.uk), Handpickedcollection.com, Playrcart.com, iOS API for WilliamGrant.com; building services from the ground up, adding features and on a maintenance basis. I am responsible for setting up new web servers on AWS and setting up all related services such as Git repositories, sFTP accounts, SSL certificates and other required services. While my day to day workload is based on backend development and server administration, I don't feel alienated with Front-End development whenever needed. I have also experienced with other Rapid Application Development such as the Python/Django/PostgreSQL stack during my own free time which I have used to respond to pressing project needs successfully.


Director / Web Developer

Mehode Ltd4 Years

I am developing in a daily basis commercial websites as a subcontractor for a company in Surrey; This involved developing e-commerce web applications, managing customers' hosting accounts, managing Redhat / Apache servers, dealing with Rackspace hosting company. In order to fulfill this role properly I had to have a deep understanding of xhtml, css as well as Photoshop CS3, Dreamweaver CS3 and Zend Studio. I kept developing my skills in PHP, MySQL, server settings, Javascript, security and have developed a good communication with my customer's clients. I also took on the responsibility to maintain and set up the IT computers, upgrading specs of PCs, backing up data, giving general support to the company personnels for using new softwares and applications.


Self-Employed

Call-IT Web Solutions 2 Years

Working as a self-employed person, I am looking after the ICT system and the commercial website of a Californian manufacturing company with offices in South Wimbledon; This involved creating and maintaining a commercial website. I have gained experienced on the SEO side. I had to design the front end as well as improving the back end of a osCommerce based website. I was proud of this site particularly regarding the performance improvement gained from what was originally a very slow website.


Medical Scanner

NHS Paddington Green Health Center 12 months

I was employed by the health center from a temp. Main duties included scanning documents, writing summaries and attaching medical documents on vision (a specialized program for medical companies). I also worked as part of a team covering reception. Duties included registering patients, booking their appointments either by phone or in person and providing the best possible face to face service on behalf of the General Practitioners.


Medical Scanner

Lifeline Personnel 2 months

As a temp for Lifeline Personnel, my main job was at Paddington Green Health Center scanning their documents.


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