Neil  Kennedy - Student developer finishing up a Masters in Computer Science

iPhone Developer at Event Guide iPhone App.

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

IT and Technology

Education

Masters/PostGrad

I am a hard working, highly motivated and determined individual that strives for perfection.

Neil Kennedy's Professional Experience

2010 - Present

Event Guide iPhone App. - iPhone Developer

Hired to develop a local event guide iPhone application powered by a C# & SQL Server back-end.

The application is location aware, includes search functionality, Google maps integration, one-click dialling to event locations, local hotels and taxi companies as well as allowing users to save events into itineraries.

Key Skills
C# GIS GPS iphone Objective-C SQL SQL Server XML
2010 - 2010

www.pgtourism.com for PG Tourism Services, Killarney, Co. Kerry. - Web Site Developer

I was hired to create a fresh, modern and dynamic website to replace their out-dated one.

The website is created in PHP and MySQL and includes a backend WYSIWYG content editor and photo upload feature.

Feel free to explore http://dev.nkennedy.eu/pgtourism/login for a copy of the website.

Key Skills
HTTP MySQL PHP server-side SQL website
2008 - 2009

Dept. of Business Information Systems, UCC, College Road, Cork. - Visual Basic.NET Tutor

I was part of a team of 3 who tutored a class of 120 2nd Year Business Information System students Visual Basic.NET

This provided me with great presentation and training skills.

Key Skills
.NET tutoring Visual Basic
2008 - 2008

AgencyPort Insurance Services, Inc., 211 Congress St., Boston, MA 02110, USA. - QA / Java Developer

Developed web applications using Java and XML in a custom framework.

Tested web applications using a Ruby scripting language called Watir.

Created detailed test cases on my test results.

Created a PHP RSS feed and edited the AgencyPort Podcast weekly.

Worked closely with my team and customer to ensure I was developing to the requirements and used a bug tracking tool to fix any issues.

Key Skills
Java PHP Ruby Scripting Test Document writing XML
2007 - 2007

State Street International (Ireland) Ltd., Kilkenny Business and Technology Park, Ring Road, Kilkenny. - Excel VBA Macro Developer

Developed Excel VBA Macros and Access Databases for use within the Kilkenny Fund Accounting Department.

My macros generated analytical reports that were sent to management and the Irish Financial Regulator.

Gained leadership, organisation and presentation skills by training users on the systems I developed.

Key Skills
Access EXCEL Excel report generation Microsoft Office VBA Visual Basic Visual Basic for Applications

Neil Kennedy's Education and Qualifications

2010

Masters/PostGrad - MSc, Computing Science

University College Cork

2009

Bachelor/Degree - BSc, Business Information Systems

University College Cork

Neil Kennedy's Additional Information

Awards

BIS .NET Project of the Year, sponsored by Microsoft for my Final Year Project in 2009