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CV, South Africa Based IT Systems Developer Targeting UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24590

List top 5 skills: customer service, it systems, problem solving, programming, team player
Short Bio:

I have a wealth of experience in the Information technology sector; I have worked for Blue chip organizations such as IBM, Bytes Technology group, Compute Corporate as well as Bloemwater, the Free State’s leading Water board/Utility. Some of the recent positions I have occupied include Information Systems Developer at Bloem Water, Unix (AIX) system Administrator at IBM, System/network engineer at Compute Corporate, SAB IT support Desk at IBM, and senior user analyst at Bytes Technology Group

Current location: 

Free State, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

IT and Technology, HR and Recruitment

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaan, english, Southern Sesotho

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom



Profile

I have a wealth of experience in the Information technology sector; I have worked for Blue chip organizations such as IBM, Bytes Technology group, Compute Corporate as well as Bloemwater, the Free State’s leading Water board/Utility. Some of the recent positions I have occupied include Information Systems Developer at Bloem Water, Unix (AIX) system Administrator at IBM, System/network engineer at Compute Corporate, SAB IT support Desk at IBM, and senior user analyst at bytes Technology Group.

As part of my roles, I was involved in comprehensive programs to analyze the business requirements, troubleshooting and maintaining business systems, implementing change requests and applications using a wide variety of technologies, Develop and maintain the ERP system Applications and Intranet Development, Develop and Maintain Databases relating to afore mentioned Systems.

I have added tremendous value in all the organizations I have worked for and feel that I would be an asset to any organization I may join. I consider myself highly ambitious, curious and an out of the box thinker.

I have worked directly with the previous manager as well as the current interim manager who are my mentor and supervisor respectively, I understand the inherent requirements furthermore I have worked for Bloem Water for two years and a few months, where I have identified areas of concern pertaining to the IT department, systems, procedures and standard Operating procedures and how they can be addresses and to further enhanced Bloem Water’s objectives.

I have the technical and working knowledge of Windows System architecture, Linux Systems and Unix Systems, I have the conceptual understanding as well as the practical experience of cloud based computing, these would also include the Internet services such as apache, IIS and the likes .

The aforementioned windows and linux systems also have database component(s) in which I am proficient in both administering, installing and managing, the technologies would include, Oracle database, MySQL, DB2 and Microsoft SQL server as well and its management studio.

I also have working experience and knowledge of the lean sigma six, ITIL and root cause analysis (RCA) attained from working on international accounts and server systems at International Business Machines (IBM).

Due to the nature of my current position, I deal with the software development life cycle (SDLC) on a daily basis, I have working experience in a variety of programming languages such as Python, C#, VB.Net, Asp.Net, php, HTML, Javascript and the Jquery modification packages for javascript.

I have held junior management positions as well as team lead positions which I have fulfilled well, which include resource management (HR) as well as infrastructure management, insuring the organization’s resources remain available to the relevant users when needed.

I am currently working on my IT degree with UNISA (BCOM Informatics), and I am also preparing to write my MCSA SQL Server exams with the intention of having an MSCE SQL Business intelligence, I have attended courses in ITIL, Lean sigma six green belt and yellow belt.  very grateful

Education & Qualifications

High schools attended:
1996 Jan -1996 Dec Louis Botha Technical high School
1997 Jan -2001 Dec Grey college High school

Achievements: Head librarian from 2000-2001 (Grey college)

Awards received: Pieter Beukes cup for outstanding service in the Krause library (end of 2001)

Skills gained: Responsibility, accountability, service providing skills, people skills, team work and sportsmanship.

Qualifications: Matriculation

Tertiary Education

Institute attended: 2002 Jan – 2002 Dec Pretoria Technikon
Course: B-Tech Information Technology
Subjects: Software development

Networking Essentials

Web Development (HTML)

Basic Computing (windows and DOS)

Word processing (Microsoft Office)

IT information skills (communications)

Qualifications: On going with a Different institution

Institute attended: 2003 Jan -2003 Dec Technikon North West
Course: Diploma Fashion design
Subjects: Basic Art

Drawing and illustration

Design

Garment construction

Pattern construction

Human resource

Skill gained: creativity , Innovation, Drawing skills

Qualifications: Dropped Course.

Institute attended: 2004 Jan – date (currently) Belgium Campus IT Varsity
Course: Bachelor’s degree Information Technology
Subjects
(1): Basic computer architecture (A+)

End user computing (MS Office)

Networking Essentials (windows 2000 server, apache TCP/IP)

Web development (HTML PHP Dreamweaver)

Data basing (MS access, SQL)

Software Development (Visual Basic.net)

Subjects
(2): Advanced Networking (Novell, Linux)

Business Management

Project Analysis

Multimedia (Photoshop, macromedia Flash, macromedia Fireworks)

Software development (C++, C#, visual c++)

Data structures

Cisco

Database development (oracle)

Extra courses

Course Name: Conflict Management and Supervisory skills
Institution: Bloemwater
Completion Date: 30 August 2012
Course Type: Class Room Course

Course Name: 1831 SAP Hosting (LTU4195F)
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 19 June 2007
Course Type: Online Study

Course Name: Everything About SAP Net Weaver(tm): Understanding the SAP Integration and Applic.(LTU4195F)
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 25 October 2007
Course Type: Online Study

Course Name: SAP Solution Manager Overview (BLG0396)
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 25 October 2007
Course Type: Online Study

Course Name: AU13 – AIX system admin1 – Implementation
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 20 August 2007
Course Type: Class room course

Course Name: AU16 – AIX system admin2 – problem determination
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 19 September 2007
Course Type: Class room course

Course Name: DB2 for Unix
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 26 September 2007
Course Type: Class room course

Course Name: AIX system admin HACMP
Institution: IBM South Africa
Completion Date: 27 March 2009
Course Type: Class room course

Course Name: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Institution: CTU
Course Type: Classroom

Course Name: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Database
Institution: CTU
Course Type: Classroom

Course Name: Implementing a Data warehouse Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Institution: CTU
Course Type: Classroom

Course Name: Implementing a Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Institution: CTU
Course Type: Classroom

Course Name: Designing Business Intelligence solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Institution: CTU
Course Type: Classroom

Career Summary

Company: Bloemwater
Dates: 26 October 2011 – Date

Position: IT Systems Developer

Job Description:
Manage financial affairs to meet current and future obligations,

Build, operate and maintain infrastructure Ensuring Sustainable and equitable water resource management

Transformation/business processes/Research and development

Engaging in Strategic partnerships

Technical Support

Database Development

Intranet Development

Intranet application Development

Testing and commissioning of new intranet- applications

Database Management

Documenting Functional Specifications

Maximo Administering

Additional Duties:
Database Management (Ensure uptime of 95%) Ensure Data integrity is maintained

Management of ERP resources

Assisting in Managing and maintaining LAN Managing and Maintaining APN

SOP development (Adhering to IT best practice)

Ensuring IT Adheres to OHS standards and -protocols

Hardware and software needs analysis

Compiling Submissions

Developing Departmental Policies pertaining to Information systems

Technologies Used:
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 C#, VB.Net Web Dev.

Microsoft Visual Studio MVC Method (New at this)

Microsoft .Net Framework.

JQuery and JavaScript

HTML & HTML5.

CSS 3

Google GIS

Maximo 7

PHP

MYSQL

Linux (Ubuntu, Archlinux )

Company: Letlotlo Ranyathole & Associates
Dates: 01 may 2011 –26 October 2011
Position: Business Development Consultant
Job Description:
SMME Development

Network facilitation

Report writing

Coordination of meetings

Client Liaison

Sales

IT consulting for all clients as well as in-house

General Administration

(Corporate Identity) CI development and Logo design

Quality Management System development

Tender Manual development

Installation of software

Web Development

Technologies Used
: Microsoft SQL Express.

Oracle MySQL

Php

HTML

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 C#, VB.Net Web Dev

Company: BYTES HEALTH CARE SOLUTIONS – Switch/Bytes Technologies
Dates: 12 July 2010 – April 2011
Position: User Support Analyst

Job Description:
Technical assistance

Inbound calls

Installation and testing of software

Troubleshooting technical problems

Remote Desktop assistance

General Desktop support

Skill transfer

Training

Ad-hoc Tasks: Suggested and headed the development of the CRM knowledge base.

Suggested and implemented procedures to standardize call center communications

Email responses from CRM

Technologies Used:
Microsoft SQL Server.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 C#, VB.Net Web Dev.

Microsoft .Net Framework.

Microsoft Dynamics.

Company: Project work (North-West DPT of Education)
Dates: From March 2010 – 12 July 2010
Position: Data analyst (North-west Department of education
MEC – Attrition project

Job Description
Data analysis

Conducting research interviews

Capturing Data

Company: IBM SOUTH AFRICA
Dates: From: 1st June2008 – 4th February 2010
Position: IT Specialist (UNIX administrator)

Job Description:
Monitoring

Reporting

Maintenance, administration and support of the AIX and Linux platforms and infrastructure

Problem determination and solving

Compilation, maintenance and support of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly processes

Working with development architects and product specialists to support the e-commerce infrastructure and platforms

After hours availability and support

Capacity planning

Strategic planning

Operational planning

Maintain software and components to latest versions

DRP

Optimum utilization of installed infrastructure, performance management

Identifying and reporting on KPI’s

Implement and maintain appropriate security policies and levels

Backup execution and management

The architecture, configuration, maintenance and support of the AIX and Linux platforms and infrastructure deployed and required in an enterprise e-commerce environment

Printing

Implementation and maintenance of security as per GSD and ITC standards.

Setup and maintain documentation and standards

Perform general technical trouble shooting and vendor liaison.

Storage allocation and maintenance

Skill transfer

Training

Skills Gained:

Root cause analysis skills

Analytical skills

Interpersonal & communication skills

Problem solving skills

Expert technical knowledge

Teamwork

Accountability and responsibility

Self-starter and completer

Sense of urgency

Proactive approach

Share knowledge in team

Technologies Used:
DB2.

Oracle Db.

Unix AIX 5L.

Print Manager.

Interaction with SAP file systems

Company: IBM SOUTH AFRICA
Dates: From: 1st March 2007 – 1st June 2008
Position: IT Specialist (Support)

Job Description:
End user Support

Active Directory

Inbound Call

Call Logging

Resolve queries

Liaise with Resolvers and Client

Company: Compute Corporate Technology Solutions
Dates: From: 1st January – 28 January 2007
Position: Network engineer (Team leader)

Job Description:
Network Administration

Network trouble shooting

Infrastructure setup

Gauteng Online (team leader for Compute)

End user Support

Reason For Leaving: Family Emergency

Technologies Used:
Microsoft Server.

Active Directory

Logme In

Company: Sweet Mamma Software
Dates: From: 3rd February 2006 to 23 November 2006
Position: Jnr. Programmer

Job Description:
Writing VB Programs

Creating Joomla websites

Liaising With clients

Sales

Crystal Reports

Access Reports

Graphics for clients

End user Support

Technologies Used:
Microsoft SQL Server.

VB6, VB.Net

Microsoft Visual Studio.

JavaScript

HTML

CSS

Reason for leaving: Retrenchment

Company: Nissan South Africa (Roslyn Parts Plant Pretoria)
Dates: From: 22nd august 2005 to 27 august 2005
Position: Runner to PraveshBhima

Job Description: Checking stock and call attendant

Reason for leaving: volunteer work

 

Extracurricular activities

Activity: Student representative council (SRC Belgium Campus)

Duties and Responsibilities: First year mentor, Res – president , Campus Newspaper Editor

Skill gained: handle responsibilities, Teamwork skills, Creative idea generation, Leadership Qualities, People skills

What Motivates me: Challenges, Committed Team mates, Freedom to Think, Self-motivated, Success of project