Aug22-Present ICT Manager, Ombudsman for Children’s Office, Dublin

  • Implementation of ICT Strategy for the office.
  • Managing infrastructure and operations.
  • Providing support for business applications, user hardware and devices, and office events.
  • Lead for implementation from business analysis through to procurement and vendor management.
  • Provide advice and guidance on ICT and digital related matters.

Jan22-Jul22 Full Stack Developer, Future Ticketing Ltd., Tullamore

  • Development of additional functionality for PHP-based ticketing platform (Codeigniter).
  • Progressive Web App development using VueJS
  • API Development (Slim)
  • Provide 3rd tier support for the company’s proprietary platform.

Mar14-Dec21 Application Developer, Fujitsu (Ireland) Ltd., Dublin

  • Manage 3-tier Fujitsu Cloud IaaS K5/AWS architecture involving application servers, MySQL databases, Redis database schema design, server backups, Apache, SSL and DNS configuration.
  • Deployment and management of cloud based Ubuntu VMs.
  • Automated daily data management and alert tasks using bash/shell scripts.
  • Developed and maintained in-house, continuous integration test automation framework to validate KIDUKU algorithms codebase.
  • Testing and deployment of hardware sensor kits.
  • Setup and control of technology during field study assessments.
  • Developed wireframes and PoC prototypes for numerous customer projects.
  • Development and maintenance of web 2.0 and mobile applications using PHP frameworks CakePHP and Codeigniter.
  • Third party API integration using Flask web framework, NodeJS, and ExpressJS.
  • Fully automated retrieval and parsing of data from API and transfer of structured data to dashboard.
  • Development of Python function to record streamed data in MySQL database.
  • Manage Git repositories and application deployment to test and production environments.
  • Streamlined disaster recovery process with the development of ERM/data disk replication tool using bash and Veritas.
  • Increasing client satisfaction through the development of K2 workflow
    applications combined with SQL Server to automate financial and internal processes.
  • Performed audit of commercial applications for financial client to maintain up to date management records including specific application details, installation location, security information, and business and technical contacts.
  • Investigate & resolve tickets raised by network users within agreed SLA.
  • Engaged in regular SCRUM sessions within innovative and knowledge sharing environment.
  • Development of micro-site for the Fujitsu charity partner, NCBI (WordPress, GlobalPayments)

Nov13-Dec13 Web Developer, Xsellco Software Ltd., Dublin

  • Implemented custom table layouts across Xsellco e-commerce platform (Zend).
  • Development of Ultimate Rugby.com website (Zend).
  • Deploying through Git.

Sep12-Nov13 Web Developer, Lurtel Ltd., Galway

  • Built and delivered high quality CMS driven websites schools and preschools (HTML/CSS).
  • Deployment of CMS improvements and updates (WebsiteBaker, WordPress).
  • Development of student management system (CakePHP).
  • Configured client hosting – Cpanel, VPS, Windows Server 2003.
  • Managing Git repository for student management system and roll out of new features and system updates to customer instances.

Jun10-Sep13 ICT Officer, Footfall Ltd., Galway

  • Increased efficiency of sales process and business functions with development of a PHP based CRM system.
  • Improved company’s online presence with modern website design – revamping main website and launching spotlight product websites (HTML/CSS/Wordpress).
  • Created an SEO and online advertising strategy with the help of Google analytics, adwords, and webmaster tools.
  • E-Commerce development including payments integration (Zen Cart, Open Cart, Realex, Paypal).
  • Deployed and supported internal IT systems and workstations.

Apr10-Apr10 Web Developer (Internship), Wiccle Ltd., Galway

  • Contributed to the development of the company’s own PHP based content management platform using PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery and AJAX.

Jan07- Freelance Web Designer / Developer

  • Design, development, and hosting of websites for individuals, small businesses, charities, and communities (WordPress, Drupal).
  • Personal development projects include:
    • Symptom search engine SPA (AngularJS)
    • Portfolio website (VueJS & Flask)
    • Contribution to the contact.ie web app
      • (improve contact with local & national politicians)
    • App to send event updates via SMS (Python & Twilio API).
    • App to manage housing development (Codeigniter).
    • App to handle house bookings (Codeigniter).
    • Neighbourhood Watch alert app (WordPress).

Dec06-Nov09 Senior Technical Officer, Rock Solid Systems, Galway

  • Took ownership of the installation of backup, encryption, and document management software solutions onto Windows, MAC, and Linux platforms and utilising SQL and PostgreSQL instances.
  • Supported 200 SMEs via telephone, email, and onsite.
  • Increased client satisfaction by providing statistical analysis of backup completion and data growth.
  • Reduced issue resolution time following implementation of an online help desk system and a CRM system.
  • Improved company’s online presence through development of new website (HTML/CSS).