bettlebrox - Lead Developer at Unisys

Team Lead at Unisys

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

IT and Technology

Education

Masters/PostGrad

I am a team lead with over five years experience designing and developing software. I have worked wide variety of technologies and I can quickly apply myself to any phase of a project to deliver high quality solutions. I am particularly interested in small ambitious companies who are looking to do new and interesting things with technology.

bettlebrox's Professional Experience

2009 - Present

Unisys - Team Lead

Key Achievements

Delivered a key piece of SOA infrastructure in first months on the job
Improved adherence to best practises
Improved project quality and delivery


Key Responsibilities

Lead Java development (Weblogic Appserver, Jazz/RTC, Spring, Hibernate).
Technical design (RUP Artifacts)
Build and Deployment Automation (Jazz, Ant, Python)

Key Skills
automation Java java development SOA technical design Weblogic
2008 - 2009

Vision Consulting - Software Developer

Key Achievements

Delivered an administration application for a client's corporate partner applications in spite of underresoucing and aggressive schedule.
Improved customer experience and corporate partner satisfaction.
Improved relationship between IT and Business departments.

Key Responsibilities

Lead Java development (Websphere Appserver, Eclipse, Spring MVC/Webflow, Ibatis, Hessian) for projects with a large insurance multi national client.
Testing Automation (Selenium, WebLoad, SoapUI)
Technical design and estimation for new proposals
Support of existing applications and development of new functionality in consultation with Business Analysts

Key Skills
Administration automation Eclipse Java java development MVC software developer technical design Websphere
2005 - 2008

IBM Software Group - Software Developer

Project - Sametime
Key Achievements

Acted as teams expert on Dojo/Javascript development
Designed the use of Atom Content.
Promoted use of agile within the team.
Acted as a mentor for a team of interns.
Adopted and promoted Test Driven Development within the team and lab.

Key Responsibilities

Javascript/Dojo Development (JSP,JSON, REST APIs)
Java Development (Websphere Appserver, Eclipse,Mock Objects (jmock), CVS)
C++ Development (Quicktime and other rich media libraries)
Design input (ATOM content)
Auto deployment of sever (Bash scripts, Linux)


Project - Workflow for Quickr
Key Achievements

Became the main development contact between the team and the larger project.
Migrated the Builder Portlet to new platform and redeveloped the UI on schedule.
Also assisted in a, workfow related, entry to a lab innovation competition and started a social group for new hires.

Key Responsibilities

Web Development (JSF, Javascript,Portlets(JSR168))
Java Development (Java Content Repository(JSR170), Websphere Portal Server, Eclipse, RAD, CMVC)
Design input (UI Prototypes, investigate solutions/technologies)
Accurate progress reporting and scheduling


Project - Workflow for WebSphere Portal
Key Achievements

Developed the Related Content Portlet, a stretch goal for the project, within the deadline.
Took over responsibility for the Builder Portlet, a core component, worked closely with the QE team to bring the high number of defects down to production level.
Became the team’s expert on JSF.

Key Responsibilities

Web Development (JSF, Javascript,Portlets(JSR168))
Java Development (Java Content Repository(JSR170), Websphere Portal Server, RAD)
Design input (UI Prototypes, investigate solutions/technologies)
Accurate progress reporting and scheduling

Key Skills
builder CVS Eclipse Java java development JavaScript JSF Json JSP Linux Progress Reporting SQL web development Websphere

bettlebrox's Education and Qualifications

2005

Masters/PostGrad - E-Commerce (Technical)

DCU

2003

Bachelor/Degree - Computer Science,

Trinity College, Dublin