RESUME

CAREER HISTORY
  • 2014
    CURRENT
    WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

    LEAD DEVOPS ENGINEER

    CLEVVA

    CLEVVA is a technology business that has specialised in the art and science of Intelligence Augmentation. It was founded in 2011, based on a shared vision to develop a technology platform that could enable any company to effectively capture and scale their sales, support, system, process and technical expertise. Consider it Artificial Intelligence for People.

    Role

    Propose solution for continuous delivery, build the infrastructure for CD/CD, train the development teams for the needed skill around configuration management, automation of build, test, deploy and configuration of the servers.

    Design and execute DevOps setup for project/ product development teams.

    Build infrastructure for auto provisioning of development environment, QA, Staging environment and continuous deployment

    Responsibilities
    • All development facets relating to the core product offering of CLEVVA
    • Improved product development by designing & implementing a complete continuous integration and deployment pipeline
    • Reduced account management overhead by designing & implementing an Account Management Platform
    • Continuously improved the implementation and adoption of Agile for the development team
    • Introduced a formal Incident Management Process to improve incident/catastrophe resolution
    • Implemented a uniform developer environment based on Docker with a CLI based NPM tool
    • Built a Developer Portal to assist with developer onboarding, reporting, and debugging
    • Deployed the CLEVVA application in a vast landscape of environments, including: AWS, Azure, Ubuntu, Debian, RHEL, CentOS, SUSE, Windows Server
    • Built various CLI tools to drive database porting, maintenance and backups, reporting, automated build & deployment, code obfuscation, etc.
    • Designed and built a Server Console Application to manage on-premise deployments and maintenance
    • Improved the stability and scalability of the core application by using JMeter and HP LoadRunner for benchmarking
    • New development, maintenance & support of the core and auxiliary application
    • Assessment of new developer applicants
    • Trained and mentored new developers
    clevva.com
  • 2013
    2014
    GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA

    JUNIOR DEVELOPER

    CLC

    CLC has flourished since its establishment in 1998 and is considered to be a leader in service delivery, innovative product development and in assisting brokers / UMA's / Administrators and Underwriters to be more efficient. Today, Customer Loyalty Consultants services over 400 000 clients and is considered to be one of the most reputable financial service providers in the insurance industry.

    Role

    Development of critical business systems in an environment focused on efficiency, accuracy, and compliance. The company provided a corporate structure and professional environment for development. The position demanded thorough knowledge of the insurance industry and strong analytical skills.

    Responsibilities
    • Development of a Claim Management System for the insurance industry as an in-house application
    • Designed & built an issue management mechanism to improve continuous optimisations of the core application
    • Designed & built a training and assessment module for training and evaluation of consultants
    • Development, maintenance and support
    www.customerloyalty.co.za
EDUCATION
  • 2010
    2013
    GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA

    BSC IT - SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

    UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

    In line with the latest trends in the Information Technology industry, the BSc IT degree offers a selection of Information Technology application environments (referred to as an elective group of the degree), of which a student has to choose one. The degree enables graduates to design and develop systems applied within a particular discipline, but also equips them with adequate domain knowledge within the discipline to be able to do consulting work.

    www.up.ac.za
  • 2005
    2009
    GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA

    MATRIC

    H/S KEMPTON PARK

    Subjects: Mathematics, Afrikaans, English, Life Orientation, Information Technology, Engineering Graphics and Design, Physical Science

    www.kempies.co.za
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