Trees

Joined Dennis Publishing

 

Software Engineer Team Leader

Feb 2016 – Jan 2019

  • Providing technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.
  • Maintaining high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits (SOLID, DRY, documentation).
  • Collaborating with other engineers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain applications.
  • Helping to remove impediments, coordinating with DevOps, product and QA.
  • Identifying and encouraging areas for growth and improvement within the team.

Software Engineer

Feb 2012 – Jan 2019

  • Drupal 7 & 8 module development
  • Writing maintainable testable object oriented PHP code following SOLID best practices
  • Participating in team code reviews, estimation, task definition and retrospectives.
  • Practicing continuous delivery with automated testing (Behat/PHPUnit)
  • Identifying and resolving performance issues using New Relic, Xdebug, Xhprof.
  • Evaluating tools/services, making recommendations and helping implement.
  • Migrations from legacy systems.

Projects

autoexpress.co.uk, theweek.co.uk, carbuyer.co.uk, drivingelectric.com, buyacar.co.uk, itpro.co.uk, denofgeek.com, expertreviews.co.uk, coachmag.co.uk, cyclist.co.uk, alphr.com

Achievements

  • Employee of the Year 2016
  • PPA Development Team of the Year 2012 & 2015