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Developing and operating the UK Government Platform as a Service, based on Cloud Foundry.
Developing apps, service brokers, scripts and monitoring in Go, Ruby and BASH.
TDD, pairing and mentoring. Remote and local. Variety of team sizes and types. Interviewing candidates at all stages.
Currently: On Demand Services for Cloud Foundry.
Previously: Cloud Operations, RabbitMQ core team, Pivotal Web Services, CloudFoundry CLI, docs tooling, CF services.
Pivotal Labs 2012-2014: Consulting large clients and startups. Leading small and large teams.
Languages for prototypes: Clojure, Haskell.
Ran weekly XP discussion group for SF Bay Area engineers for one year.
A Rails-based e-commerce site (offline). Full-stack devops, from CSS to Chef. Blue-green deploys using AWS ELB.
Prototype version of Patchwork for Friday's client FutureGov. Software to enable care workers to raise alarms about their clients.
Ruby, Rails, PHP, Zend Framework, Perl. Pair programming, TDD. Primary software developer of initial version of BBC Introducing Rails management tool.
Rails prototype version of a government website called "Skills Accounts". It was later re-implemented in C# by another team.
The Learning and Skills Council was a UK government quango. It was closed in March 2010, and this website is long gone.
Promoted to Projects Team Leader December 2006.
Knocking together PHP apps, wild-west style.
Oct 2002 to Jul 2005
Sep 1995 to Jul 2001