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Developer Web

St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
75,000 - 85,000
November 19, 2018

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Norbert Kofi Amafu

* *********, **. ********** **. L2S2P3 • 289-***-**** •

OBJECTIVE: Senior Software Developer

Server Applications/Database Programming/Training/Full Stack Developer PROFILE

Creative and seasoned Developer with over 6 years of experience in software application development.

Strong backgrounds in Python, PHP, Java with proven skills in programming and database administration techniques.

Verifiable achievements in full development lifecycle from needs assessment through to implementation and support.

Skilled at troubleshooting and decision making; apply logical/creative methods to prevent, diagnose and resolve problems.

Highly motivated, dependable, driven to succeed, quick learner with great interpersonal and organizational skills.

Ability to multitask and remain calm and coordinated under pressure and tight deadlines.

Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to work in a team to achieve a set goal and maintain good working relationship.

Highly efficient in performing computerized administrative duties in a high-pressure environment. TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating System: Mac OS, Linux, Windows

Databases: MYSQL, MSSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Postgre, Redis Programming Languages: Python (Django), PHP (Zend Framework 2, Laravel), Java (Spring framework),, C#, C++, Lua, Javascript, Tcl, Node.js.

Web Technologies: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap 3, Materialize UI Website CMS: Wordpress, Django, Joomla

Version Control: SVN, Github, Gitlab



Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering:-University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana, 2011 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pipeline Software Engineer: - Keyframe Digital Inc, St. Catharines. Feb 2016 – current. Main Duties:

Develop the Keyframe Review Pipeline Software (Real-time collaborative review software).

Maintain the Keyframe Review Pipeline Software.

Other duties:

Develop, Maintain, and Integrate tools in DCCs for using Lua, Python, and other technologies.

Develop other Desktop utility software for various purposes.

Assist the Pipeline Supervisor with all aspects of technical components

Troubleshoot to implement solutions with Department Supervisors

Provide leadership and offer effective methods for pipeline development

Responsible for maintaining asset management through Shotgun

Evaluate and recommend software

Keep up on current technology trends and tools both hardware and software Technologies Used:Python (Django - Main backend language), Lua (scripting Black Magic DCC), MYSQL, Redis, MariaDB, Node.js, AWS (S3), Shotgun Software (interfacing with custom App), JavaScript (JQuery), Bootstrap 3, HTML 5,, Nginx, Linux, Qt framework, Tcl(DCC scripting), CSS3.

Inbound Customer Service Representative: - SITEL Com Center, St. Catharines.30th Nov 2015 – February 2016

Interacted with customers to provide and process information in response to inquiries, concerns, and requests about products and services

Gathered customers’ information and diagnosed problems through evaluation and analysis.

Diagnosed and resolve technical hardware and software issues involving internet connectivity.

Organized ideas and communicated oral messages appropriate to listeners and situations

Offered alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of retaining customers’ and clients’ business

Lead Developer: - IT Consortium, Accra, Ghana.2012-June 2015

Created, tested, debugged, documented, and implemented client-tracking educational solutions for most tertiary institutions in Ghana.

Worked directly with end-users to maximize efficiencies and user-friendliness.

Employed strong communication skills to train the end users trainers.

Maintained existing computer programs by making minor modifications as required.

Created, tested, debugged, documented, and implemented APIs for Online payments. Technologies Used:PHP (Object Oriented), Zend Framework 2, Laravel, MYSQL, MongoDB, SVN, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, Google’s Materialize UI, HTML 5, AJAX, CURL, CRONS, JSON, Composer, XML, SOAP, REST, Teamwork.

Assistant Programmer: -Yougora, Accra, Ghana. Mar-Nov 2011

Maintained existing computer programs by making minor modifications as required Technologies Used: PHP (Object Oriented), MYSQL, JavaScript, Jquery, Bootstrap, HTML, AJAX, CURL. Assistant Programmer: - University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana. 2011-2012

Built, tested, and maintained websites for the faculty of Distance Education and Mensah Sarbah Hall.

Maintained the school’s main website by making minor changes as instructed.

Updated portions of the school’s website regularly. Technologies Used: PHP, MYSQL, JavaScript, Bootstrap, HTML, AJAX


Software Support:-Volta River Authority, Accra, Ghana June-Aug 2010

Answered inquiries from workers in various departments in person and on the phone

Investigated and solved end-user network or software problems.

Installed anti-viruses and performed regular maintenance. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Trainer:-Providence College US Koforidua, Ghana 2010

Taught and supervised communities with very low income in agricultural-waste for economic empowerment and to help reduce deforestation.

Web Developer: - Baobab inclusive Empowerment Society, British Columbia, 2016

Developed website for the nonprofit organization, “Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society”

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