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Python Candidate

Python Developer


Full-stack web developer building software with Python, Django, Flask, JS, REST, SQL/NoSQL, and Cloud technologies. An industry veteran with broad knowledge of modern software development and project delivery practices. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Adaptable and responsive to changing business needs. Excellent communicator. Leading and managing people. Technical trainer and mentor. Passionate about software, technology and science.


Skills Summary:

  • Application Development & Migration
  • Azure DevOps
  • Communication
  • Database Driven Applications
  • Django
  • Django Rest Framework
  • Docker & K8s
  • FastAPI
  • Flask
  • Front-End Design
  • Functional Specifications
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • HTML & CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Leadership
  • Message Queuing
  • Microservices
  • NoSQL
  • Payment Gateway Integration
  • PostgreSQL
  • Python
  • Python Flask
  • Database Management System (DBMS)
  • RESTful APIs
  • Software Development
  • Software Testing
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Technical Training
  • Web Application Frameworks
  • Web Applications


Professional Experience:

Full Stack Development Team Lead, PricewaterhouseCoopers — Sept 2020 - April 2022

Building APIs and microservices with Python, Django, Flask, JS, REST, DBMS, GCP, CI/CD. Managing a team of Agile developers with responsibilities across the delivery lifecycle. Collaborating with Infrastructure, Product, & QA teams to create software for internal and external customers. Supporting developer learning pathways, delivering technical training, coaching & mentoring.

Recent projects having included building an application that provides data services to support identity verification and AML checks across the global firm, and implementing a RESTful API for customer KPI data.


Web Developer, Dotnetical — Sept 2018 - Jun 2020

Web developer providing services within the online marketing and fitness industries, building SPAs and tools such as business websites, blogs, e-comm stores and sales funnels with payment gateway integration (Stripe/PayPal).

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Flask, Django, SQL / NoSQL, APIs.


Business owner / Developer — Oct 2012 - Aug 2018

"Stone temple strength", a health & fitness company. Built a bespoke online coaching platform to help people improve their health and fitness through habit- based learning. Developed several product features including activity tracking, subscription-based payments, asynchronous messaging, habit tracking and content media.


Consultant, Systems Engineer — Aug 2005 - Sept 2012

Contracted in various technical and leadership roles, mainly within the finance industry.


  • Senior technical consultant @ Credit Trade - Responsible for deployment and support of the e-trading platform, providing data and transaction services in credit derivative and bond markets.
  • Application Migration lead @ Getronics - Team lead for the Application Migration work stream, delivering over 700 packaged applications for production deployment.
  • Lead engineer @ Barclays, DSMP - Technical lead for the SBC Platform team responsible for the enterprise 30k user SBC solution. Creation of functional high level designs, detailed level designs, application delivery, user experience, scalability planning, disaster recovery & BCP.
  • Senior consultant @ Bank of England - Led the migration of server farms across the estate including application migration and remote access solution. Responsible for the solution design, migration strategy and implementation.
  • Desktop Engineer @ Man Group - Responsibilities included creation of infrastructure designs, delivery and migration strategies, application suite, roadmaps, and business continuity planning.


Systems Engineer, Rear Time Systems — Dec 1999 - Aug 2005

Integration specialist. Build and migration of enterprise Citrix / Terminal Services farms, Active Directory, SQL Server, IIS, and related technologies. Prepared and presented technical documentation and training. Built relationships with clients and provided pre-sales support.



Full Stack Diploma in Software Development - Code Institute / Edinburgh Napier

Belfast Metropolitan College - Diploma in Biomedical Science

Ulster University — Applied Medical Sciences BSc (Hons) [pt, ongoing]

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