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James Edwards

Software Developer

About Me

Skills

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PROGRAMMING

I am passionate about producing clean, maintainable, and understandable code that improves the lives of users.

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SCRIPTING

I believe in working smarter, not harder. Wherever possible I will try to reduce time spent on repetitive tasks using scripts.

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DESIGN

I value the impact of good user interface design and know how to consider the needs of users during the design phase.

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PROBLEM SOLVER

I relish the moment when a solution comes together and know how to debug a solution and implement effective fixes.

Tools

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DEV ENVIRONMENTS

Visual Studio
IntelliJ IDEA
XCode

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DEV OPS

GitHub
Team Foundation
NPM

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UTILITIES

Visual Studio Code
Notepad++
Atom

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INFRASTRUCTURE

VMWare ESXi
Windows Server
Linux

 

Resume

WORK HISTORY

Oct 2017 – Present

QA Developer

Rimilia Holdings Ltd.

Hired as the first QA Developer in Rimilia’s effort to expand the role of QA in the software development life-cycle, my role involves the development of test automation scripts using a mix of C# and SQL across various projects, including custom software solutions & Rimilia core products.

Jun 2015 – Feb 2017

Network Administrator

RM Education

Worked as part of the Network Administrators team to answer calls from IT Technicians and Teachers from over 130 schools across the Dudley borough, handling calls across a large variety of disciplines including Network Troubleshooting, Windows Server Management, Office 365 Tenancy Administration, and MIS Admin support.

Nov 2014 – Jun 2015

Operations Director

Creative Logic West Midlands

Creative Logic was a freelance web design partnership between myself and a university friend; Alexander Davis. Our clients included the Birmingham City University Christian Union and Keresley Churches in Coventry. My role included creating the company website using WordPress, managing behind the scenes services including hosting and domain management, and acquiring new clients through social networking and word of mouth.

EDUCATION

2014 – 2017

Computer Science B.Sc (Hons) – 2 : 1

Birmingham City University

Activities and Societies:

Hackathon and Computing Society Member
3rd Place in BrumHacks 24 Hour Hackathon Event

2012 – 2014

A Levels

King Edward VI College

Computing – C
Business Studies – D
General Studies – E

2007 – 2012

GCSE Levels

Ellowes Hall School

2 x A*
BTEC Business Studies

2 x A
OCR National ICT
GCSE Science

A
GCSE English Language
GCSE English Literature

B
NCFE Business Enterprise
GCSE Geography
GCSE Mathematics

3 x B
NCFE Key Skills

C
GCSE Graphic Design

GCSE RE

Activities and Societies:
Debate Team, Prefect

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Executive Summary

Network Administrator and Software Developer with a history of working in the computer and network security industry. Skilled in Windows Network Administration, C#, Visual Basic and Python. Information Technology professional with a Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Computer Science from Birmingham City University.

Programming Languages

C#

Visual Basic.NET

Swift

Python

SQL

HTML

CSS

JavaScript

Portfolio

RM Education

Software Validation Client

Tiers of Joy

Order Management System

Ramblings

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