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Data Developer

Tamworth, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
November 14, 2017

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Mr Olakunle Kuye

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An IT practitioner with over 17 years of experience with excellent requirement gathering, documentation, stakeholder management, project planning, strategy implementation and scheduling skills with focused determination and progressive attitude on providing consistent delivery of high-quality products throughout the project lifecycle.

I have a strong background with file distribution systems in the big-data arena, and I understand the complex processing needs of big data and have experience in developing codes and modules to address those needs

I have degrees in Computing, and I am interested in understanding business vision while using either business process or technology to resolve business problems.

Work Experience

Discover Financial Services (UK) Ltd

Sept 17 – Oct Applications Developer

• Java J2EE coding, unit testing, system testing

• Agile Backlog Grooming

• Definition of Acceptance Criteria for QA and Business Analysts

• Writing technical design documentation (high and low level) as required

• Estimation of development effort

• Liaising with QA team to ensure that the documentation is fit for purpose

• Working with system team to perform load, performance and destructive testing

• Developing CI/CD pipeline for production and pre-production environments

Using primarily RESTful Java8 API’s and Spark leveraging Storm, Kafka and RabbittMQ

Cap Gemini HMRC EDH Project

Dec 14 – May 17 Architect/Analyst Developer

Designed and developed a web application using Django, which used parsed SOLR queries based on chosen parameters at runtime.

Used Docker to develop and deploy scala micro services using the Play framework.

Used Sqoop and Flume to move data through various landing stages in a hadoop eco system once they had been through a cleansing process using shell scripts before placing Hive tables over them where required.

Developed MapReduce programs in Java to parse raw data and also used Morphlines to perform ETL operations on data before indexing them for SOLR.

Used Pentaho PDI and Informatica to transform data.

Used Spark and Scala for program development using TDD methods and data analysis.

Designed and built RESTful API using Java 8 that performed ETL operations on multiple data sources.

Used AWS EMR to transform data using spark as well batch processing in production as well as form a number of proof of concept of concept development and deployments (blockchain).

Used AWS Lambda to provision instances that used EBS backed volumes as well as S3 buckets.

Williams Grand Prix Engineering IT

Mar 02 – Dec 14 Lead Application Architect/Developer

Developed Scala programs using TDD methods

Used AWS in the development of proof of concept programs

Shared responsibility for administration of Hadoop (Cloudera and Hortonworks) on Redhat and Centos.

Created Hive queries that helped with the comparison of car data models and historical metrics.

Developed MapReduce programs to parse the raw data, populate staging tables and store the refined data in Hive tables.

Produce high and low-level designs for numerous multi-threaded applications such as desktop, web and mobile utilising frameworks such as TOGAF, UML, OOD and Agile

Led the development of multiple applications utilising technologies such as C#, C++, J2EE, WPF, Windows Form, Visual Studio, Dev Express, Dundas and SOA

Translate business requirements into functional specification highlighting interactions between system interfaces and application functionalities

Technical design authority ensuring that systems are developed in accordance with policies and standards whilst promoting reusability of components

Liaison with stakeholders including C-level to elicit, analyse, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems

Co-ordinate and contribute to RFP, RFQ and vendor selection processes

Translate business requirements into business process and system processes using BPM

I was a tech lead on team working on a system integration and report authoring project utilising technologies XSDs/WSDL, Oracle, Crystal, Cognos, PERL, C-Sharp and MS SharePoint

Manage logical design and physical implementation of databases and data-warehouses using Microsoft and Oracle technologies

Ensure that functional and non-functional requirements are analysed, captured, prioritised and validated

Design and develop data extraction, transformation and load strategy from disparate sources into a centralised data warehouse using Oracle and Microsoft BI technologies

Remove bottlenecks in business processes through transformation and managed the upgrade and consolidation of IT infrastructures

Manage end-to-end system testing including: analysis of specifications, reviewing documentation, internal /client liaison, regression testing and OAT on Linux

Built programs that used large datasets and leveraged the Hadoop platform using MongoDB, where MongoDB was used as the real-time data store and Hadoop was used for batch data processing and analysis.

Designed and built RESTful API using Java 8 that performed ETL operations on multiple data sources.

Unisoft Corporation LTD IT

Jan 98 – Mar 02 Analyst Developer

Led the development of multiple web, mobile and desktop applications utilising technologies such as C#, C++, J2EE, WPF, Windows Form, Visual Studio, Dev Express, Dundas and SOA

Manage the implementation of application development with a value of circa £5M whilst managing a team of 25 based onshore and offshore

Co-ordinated and performed Oracle and SQL server upgrade, migration and decommissioning

Created and maintained information modelling approach monitored and enforced compliance of information standards to minimise redundancies and enhance information quality

Building and configuring Unix and Windows servers ensuring compliance with regulations

Produced business analysis and design documentation in accordance with policies and standards

Liaised with internal stakeholders and third party vendors to develop desktop, web and mobile applications

Translation of business requirements into functional and non-functional requirements whilst ensuring business requirements are met

Produced application roadmaps, development standards and testing strategy

Define and implement architecture improvement efforts across a large team of architects and developers.


* Linux, Unix, Aix

* Microsoft 2000/XP/2003/2008/2012

* Hadoop - Cloudera and HortornWorks

Application Software

* Java/J2EE 1.1 - 8

* Oracle versions 7, 8, 9, 9ias, 10g/11g/12c

* Spark

* WPF, WCF, Silverlight


* Hive

* Impala

* Kafka

* Scala

* Storm

* HBase




* SQL Server (2008 and 2012)


* SharePoint 2003/2007/2010

* Oracle BPM

* SafeNet Sentinel HASP

* XML technologies (XSD, XQuery, etc.)

* SqlPlus, MySQL, TSQL

* PERL, VB, Python or Java Script

* Rational Software Architect

* C, C#, C++



Development Tools Requirement:

Visual Studio (6 – 2015)



Oracle Developer Suite 10g, 11g and 12c

Net Beans

Power Builder

Crystal Reports

Cognos Reports


Dundas Charts

Qualifications and Education

Bradford School of Management and Law, Bradford, UK

Masters in Business Administration (2018)

Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK

Software Engineering for Technical Computing

Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Advanced Diploma in Computing

Greenwich University, Greenwich, UK

B .Tech Business Studies

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