- Gaming (PS3, XBOX)
- Hiking (anything outdoors)
- Jiu Jitsu
- Programming (Java)
- Electronics, Gadgets
To establish myself as a Senior J2EE Developer within an organisation, by developing high availability web applications based on sound technical designs by applying OO design concepts and software patterns.
J2SE, J2EE, C / C++
Microsoft Windows, Linux (Red Hat, SUSE, Gentoo, Ubuntu)
J2EE Application Containers
Tomcat, OC4J, Weblogic, JBOSS
EJB 3.0, Spring
JSF, JSP, Oracle Portal, Oracle ADF, Struts, GWT, GXT, Trinidad
JDBC, JPA, Hibernate
Oracle Database 10g, Oracle Database 11g, MYSQL, SQL, PLSQL
Architecture, Methodology & Design
Object Oriented Analysis and Design, J2EE Core Design Patterns, SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), DAO (Data Access Object) Pattern
JUnit, Selenium, JProfiler, Oracle JDeveloper Profiler
Oracle Application Server, Oracle Database (10.1.3, 10.1.5, 11g)
Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Portal, Oracle AQ
BPEL, ESB, Ant, JMS, JAXB, SOAP, LDAP, WEBDAV, HUDSON
Ooba pioneered home loan origination in South Africa as Mortgage SA. They have since extended this into a complete home ownership solution that includes a property search portal, insurance (Mortgage Protection and Buildings Insurance) and a home improvement credit card.Since I started at ooba I have been heavily involved in the delivery, maintenance and senior development of numerous in house and external systems. Some of these included a bond origination system, switching system, document imaging engine, Insurance system and a property search portal.Systems
Bond Origination System: A high volume, high availability web application used to capture, submit and managed bond applications to all 4 major banks of South Africa.
Bond Insurance System: A high volume web application that provided multiple insurance schemes bonds submitted through ooba.
Bank Switch: A high volume service application used buy multiple clients to switch messages to all 4 major banks of South Africa. It also provided document imaging to allow documents to be sent online to all banks of South Africa.
Property Genie: Property search portal used to view properties for sale online. www.propertygenie.co.za
Telesis Interactive based in Cape Town, South Africa, is a young, dynamic company established to deliver web enabled products and services to a diverse range of businesses via the internet.Telesis Interactive was a small company comprised of at the most 4 – 6 employees at a time. I started my first IT job straight after my tertiary education as a junior web developer using PROGRESS Database and PROGRESS Webspeed. Within 2 years I worked my way up to a senior web developer and then started to provide J2SE support and development for a client of Telesis Interactive called TOUCHMART. They manufactured and supplied touch screen kiosks at certain locations around South Africa. www.touchmart.comSystems