As an expert Ruby on Rails developer (since 2006), I have CTO experience building an online platform into a global market leading product. Innovative, disciplined and with strong communication skills, I am an experienced full-stack developer and enjoy forming business requirements, architecting and building solutions with executive and development teams.
Chief Technology Officer at Volcanic (UK) Ltd
December 2013 - November 2016
Responsible for development and scaling of market disrupting online platform for recruitment industry websites and Job boards.
As the primary developer for the first 18 months I architected many of the core technologies, infrastructure and features for
the multi-tenancy, multi-lingual platform based on business requirements agreed with the executive team.
As the development team grew, I mentored and trained the developers in best-practice, managed the delivery process and introduced agile methodologies to ensure high quality feature deliveries.
I also led a team of colleagues to win the 24-hour coding competition HackManchester.
Freelance Ruby Developer as Bobop
December 2010 – December 2013
Client projects included:
Original projects include:
Freelance Web Developer as Bobop
November 2006 – December 2010
Specialised as a Ruby and WordPress developer. As a freelancer I learned business, sales, communication and time management skills.
IT Manager at Freedom Properties
July 2006 – November 20060
I developed the existing website into a multi-lingual Ruby on Rails site.
Lead Developer at Liquid Bronze
2003 – 2006
I developed numerous PHP based websites and began using Ruby on Rails on projects.
BSc, Physics with Astrophysics at The University of Manchester
2000 – 2003
I live in London with my wife and 2 sons and have an Express Entry application for permanent residency in Canada. I’m a keen proponent of Open Data, enjoy watching independent films & documentaries and reading Sci-fi Saga’s.
Robert Wilde, Volcanic (UK) Ltd
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Phil Barley, TheatreDigsBooker.com
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