I'm a web developer with crossover into devops/sysadmin work. At my current position I manage Drupal, MySQL and Apache SOLR on a dozen servers using shell scripts and Ansible as well as doing backend development work on Drupal modules.
Several DrupalCons and DrupalCamps, Lullabot training, Agile courses
Kingston College of Further Education - HNC Computer Science
Palmers Sixth Form College - A Levels
Gable Hall Secondary School - O Levels
Management of 700+ Drupal sites in a load balanced multisite installation using Apache Solr and Google Search Appliances for search and a replicated MySQL environment for database. A combination of shell scripts and Ansible handle automated deployment processes.
PHP and Drupal module development using Subversion and Git for version control and Trac for task management.
Working in a small agile team using the Scrum framework.
Developing web applications for financial administrative tasks.
Producing reports for train manifests.
Developed an automated management reporting system for private telephone networks using Oracle and Unix shell scripts.
Developed EDI system for book ordering in C and Shell scripts.
Unix sysadmin, Oracle DBA, Network admin, developer assistant.
PHP: 7 years professional experience plus 8 years personal experience.
Bash: 20+ years experience writing scripts for server management.
Python: 7 years professional experience.
SQL: 20+ years experience writing SQL for development and DBA work.
Basic knowledge of C, PL/SQL, Basic
My main interest is in computers, but I also enjoy cooking, gaming, reading, music, movies, socialising, snooker, and pool. I love travelling, and have worked as a volunteer on Earthwatch projects.
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