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Developer .Net

Location:
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
Posted:
October 25, 2016

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Grantham Lee Smith

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Summary / About me

I am currently a .Net developer at Euromonitor International, based at their office in Cape Town. We mostly work with Microsoft technologies (e.g. Asp.Net, MVC, Entity Framework etc.), but we make use of other 3rd party control like Telerik, Typescript, Knockout. My objective is to have a rewarding long term career as a senior developer/tech Lead/architect/business analyst with a reputable company and be the best that I can be and I will always give 100 percent. I thrive in a work environment that is challenging and gives me the opportunity to utilize and challenge my technical and creative skills to develop an application that meets the client’s needs.

My personal attributes and characteristics include:

I work well with people

I am a conscientious person, and respects confidentiality

I subscribe to the highest workplace ethics

I am customer/client – centric in my approach

I believe in participative management and teamwork

I have high levels of resilience

I am innovative and have an attention to detail

I take stress well

I deal productively and creatively with conflict and am open minded

I believe in the highest level of integrity

I have a learning disposition (Learns in each situation)

I enjoy challenges and variety in the workplace

I am goal driven as well as deadline driven

Technical Skills

Technology / Skill

Level (1-5)

Years Exp.

Visual Studio 2010, 2012, 2013,2015

4

3-4

.Net frameworks 3.5, 4.0., 4.5

4

3-4

Asp.Net

3

2-3

LINQ

3

3

SQL Server

2

2

HTML, CSS

2

3

JavaScript, JSON, JQuery, Ajax

3

2

MVC 4.0,4.5

4

2-3

Angular 2, D3

2

3 months

SVN, TFS

4

3-4

IIS 7

3

3-4

NHibernate

3

3-4

Entity Framework 4.1

2

6 months

Typescript,Knockout.js

2

6 months

C#

4

3 -4

Visual Basics

2

2

Delphi, Crystal Reports, SSR Reports

2

6 months

Employment

Company: Euromonitor International 17/09/2012 – Current

Role: .Net Developer

Main Responsibilities:

Was solely responsible for deployment to production servers for +- 1.5 years

Implement new functionality or business requirements as per development standards and structures/patterns already in place

Implement structures and solution according to technical specifications as part of a development team

Architect and design GUI for projects according to business requirements

Implement GUI using ASP.NET using Visual Studio 2013 and 2015 using Razor

Collaborate with global team members in India and England

Bug fixes

Created deployment scripts in TFS for automated deploys to QA, Staging and Live environments

Projects:

1.Passport Rewrite – Euromonitor International has an application called Passport, which is a global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide. Passport connects market research to your company goals and annual planning, analyzing market context, competitor insight and future trends impacting businesses globally. This involved rewriting application, using Asp.Net into an MVC application.

Recently started with moving our Passport Web application to the cloud.

Technologies:

Visual Studio 2013, ASP.NET MVC, Razor, JQuery,Typescript,Knockout.js,

TFS

NHibernate,Dapper

Nuget

Linq

SQL Server 2008 R2, SSIS

Rackspace cloud development

Angular2

2.Passport Administration Management (PAM) – PAM is only accessible to Euromonitor staff. It is the application where new Passport subscription are being captures, passport users created and edited and subscription upgrades are being done. Subscriber/user maintenance is done and all other support related features and functionality.

Technologies:

Visual Studio 2015, ASP.NET

TFS

SQL Server 2008 R2, SSIS

ADO.Net

PAM Rewrite –This involved rewriting application, using MVC and Razor

Duties:

Responsible for creating new project/solution in TFS

Ensure that Project structures and solution conform to team standards stipulated from design sessions.

Lay foundation for other team members to be able to jump onto project and just follow suite

Technologies:

Visual Studio 2015, ASP.NET MVC 4.5.2, Razor,Typescript, JQuery,Knockout.js,

TFS

NHibernate

Nuget

Linq

SQL Server 2008 R2, SSIS

Company: Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS) 05/03/2012 – 14/07/2012

Role: Jnr. Developer

I was outsourced to PresLes House as a junior developer and mainly worked with other team members in creating PresLes’ commission’s application, using the then current application, which was written in Delphi as a guideline. I was still a junior at the time and main responsibilities included bug fixes and creating reports. I was also responsible for re-doing their Crystal 6 reports into SSR reports and creating a standards document. Worked closely with users for requirements gathering by using use cases to depict different scenarios and to get a better understanding of what was needed. I created stored procedures (small and less difficult) to extract data for user reports.

Project:

Pres Les Commissions Rewrite – As part of KRS I was outsourced to a company called Pres Les. Pres Les has a commissions application that calculates the commission earned by all there sales staff for a particular month etc. Pres Les hired KRS to rewrite the application from Delphi to c#

The application is being written in .NET framework version 4.0

The application is written in webforms using C#

SSIS is being used to retrieve data from the data sources

Linq to SQL is used as a Data Access Layer

Used Dev Express tools frontend of the application

The end user reports were done in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and the graphical reports was done using ASP.NET and DevExpress charting.

Duties:

Bug fixes

Convert crystal reports to SSRS

Develop projects as part of development team and as individual

Company: Game Garden Route Mall 2006 –2011

Role: Stock Controller

Managed stock levels, and conducted demand management and assessed stock levels. Managed and solved customer complaints.

Made sure products had correct pricing.

Explained product features to customers.

Products include:

Computers, Printers and other accessories

Digital Camera and Accessories sales

Major Appliances

Education

Khanyisa Real Systems

KRS Internship program

Completed in 2012

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

National Diploma: Information Technology

Completed in 2011

Brandwag Senior Secondary School

Senior Certificate with Merit

Completed in 1999

References

1.Malebo Selepe

Senior Developer / Mentor

Euromonitor International

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2.Donato Deysel

Senior Analyst Developer / Mentor

PresLes House

3.Neil Oelf

Store Manager

Game Vredenburg

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4.Dr. Yoke van Niekerk

Lecturer

NMMU

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