CV, Africa based Network Engineer, Software Developer seeks worldwide

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14231

Skills keywords: cipro, OPDA
Short Bio:

A results oriented, commercially astute technology leader with an outstanding track record of success in software development, architecture and management. Consistently achieves 100% successful solutions implementation, developing technology driven solutions to complex business challenges whilst focusing on continuous improvements in reliability, productivity and efficiency.

Current location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  IT and Technology
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Australia

Education And Qualifications
National Diploma Information Systems (Major: Commercial Computer Science) (1989)

Integration Specialist (Contract) (11/2012-09/2013 )
Computer Associates, South Africa
• Developing system integration documentation, including field mappings, business and system rules

• Managing project deliverables and following the SCRUM project management methodology

• Establishing strong working relationships between service provider and customer

• Overseeing development of the interface web services between CA and SAP

Data Architect (Contract) (11/2011-11/2012)
Internet Solutions, South Africa
• Initiating and implementing the data quality programme enterprise wide for all systems and data sources

• Producing data governance, architectural frameworks and DQ roadmap with policies and procedures

• Designing the enterprise wide metadata repository and standards framework and developing the data cleansing framework

• Developing data quality dashboards to monitor programme effectiveness and progress with MicroStrategy

• Utilising ETL process to enable seamless transfer of data into the Enterprise Data Warehouse

Senior Software Engineer (Contract) (03/2011-10/2011)
CIPRO, South Africa
• Playing a key role in designing and developing a new back office web based system to replace CIPC’s current outdated desktop for managing all business functions of CPIC

• Following Agile methodology and using C# and JavaScript complying with the OO programming paradigm on an n-tier .NET 4.0 framework

• Incorporating data objects across multiple database platforms accessing SQL 2008 R2 and Informix

• Implementing MI reports and automated customer feedback and certificates via Xpress SMS and email broker

• Managing version control onto the production server using SharePoint for Xpress content management and Team Foundation Server (TFS)

• Architecture of a SharePoint installation including current state, initial deployment and future planning

• Developing Information Architecture documentation and creating a complete Governance Plan (COBIT) and fast-track rollout schedule

• Project managing the Columbus Systems Management solution implementation

• Drafting and implementing disaster recovery procedures for all CIPC’s systems

Enterprise Architect (Contract) (09/2010-02/2011)
Surecor Information Services, South Africa
• Delivering timely and accurate strategic solutions through architectural blueprints, roadmaps, standards and guiding principles aligned with SOA and TOGAF

• Defining system, network and application level IT solutions and IT architecture strategy

• Providing technical leadership for new proposals and existing projects from analysis and requirements definition through to architecture, design and implementation for the development of a data repository solution for corporate registration information

• Establishing IT infrastructure standards including monitoring, auditing, project implementation methodology, systems automation, workflow, management and support

• Defining auditing standards and providing accurate data for business intelligence and management information

• Fully accountable for business requirements development, project assessment and project plans for the Surecor System development involving extensive stakeholder engagement

Senior Business Analyst (Contract) (09/2009-08/2010)
CIPRO, South Africa
• Needs assessment and requirements gathering for the implementation of a document library for company, close corporations, co-operations and intellectual property registrations

• Facilitating workgroup sessions with solution providers to create a data migration roadmap and normalise the database design resulting in a more effective design with improved performance and data integrity

• Validating proposed to actual deliverables as a member of the assessment team

• Documenting business rules for data cleansing and migration from the current Informix database to the new Oracle database

Business Architect / Manager (06/2003-06/2009)
Digiware, South Africa / USA
• Successfully managing a RAD development team through multiple project iterations in the documentation of user requirements, new solutions design and deployment and maintenance of existing systems

• Designing and implementing project management documentation templates

• Implementing data and document warehousing servers for medium to large customers enabling access to data through internet infrastructures

• Defining the existing and future vision enterprise architecture including traceability from IT and business strategies and recommended technologies

• Collaborating with Project Managers, Developers and focus groups to avoid redundancy, minimise expenditure and improve overall synergy

• Establishing best practices for the selection, development and implementation of information systems within enterprise involving interaction at executive and tactical levels

• Leading the architecture and development disciplines for redesign of the software methodology

• Designing and carrying out proofs of concepts for vital enterprise capabilities including building business case with benefits, costs and efficiency measures

Senior Business Analyst   (03/2000-05/2003)
Cleinwaterman, South Africa

Business Unit Manager (06/1998-02/2000)
Brainware Consulting, South Africa

Business Analyst (10/1994-05/1998)
Quality Systems, South Africa

Systems Analyst & Developer (06/1993-09/1994)
GLOMAIL, South Africa

Systems Analyst & Developer (Contract) (09/1992-05/1993)
WIC International, USA

Systems Analyst & Developer (02/1991-08/1992)
ESKOM, South Africa