Jay Sweeney, Résumé

Email
writetojay [-:at:-] gmail.com

Objective

I seek to work with new technologies. On creative, and interesting projects, and to work with, and contribute to, a team of like-minded individuals. I have a natural curiosity for new technologies and I'm constantly looking for ways to improve my knowledge and skills.

Summary

Education

Key Professional Experience

Senior Software Developer, Wotif group (2011 - present) — www.wotif.com

Wotif Group operates leading online travel brands in the Asia Pacific region. Wotif was a publicly listed company (WTF) employing more than 450 staff in 13 countries on five continents. Recently, Wotif Group was acquired by Expedia, Inc.

Roles/Responsibilities

Key Technologies and Methodologies

Software Applicatons Manager, Creatop (2009 - 2010);
Senior Software Engineer, Creatop (2006 - 2009).

Creatop is an active small-to-medium sized software firm offering a range of products and services from large-scale, complicated business applications down to website design and hosting. In this role I have gained experience working in a small team of software developers of various experience levels to achieve outcomes on tight timelines. I was involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle: initial client meetings and requirements gathering; software specification and design; implementation and deployment; and, quality assurance and software maintenance. In 2009, I was promoted to the position of Software Applications Manager. In this new role I was entrusted with team leadership responsibilities, while also making decisions about the technology and software development upon which Creatop built its business.

Roles/Responsibilities

Key Technologies

Consultant Software Engineer, Flexicar (2005-present)

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Flexicar is an innovative, high-tech car sharing concept. Flexicar members can book a car over the web, locate a car, and using their SmartCard, swipe-in, unlock the car, take a journey, and swipe-out afterwards. All without the requirement for human staff-interaction. Booking, billing, and car locking/unlocking is fully automated via Internet applications. Flexicar Support staff can GPS-track and control many aspects of their flexi-cars via specialised internet applications.

Role/Responsibilities

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Key Technologies

Lead Developer, QUT + Kids Help Line (2005)

KHL counselling tools This project was a partnership between the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Kids Help Line (KHL), to develop interactive, web-based counselling tools to complement KHL’s existing online services and other counselling activities.

Role/Responsibilities

As the lead developer on the project, I was responsible for IT planning, technology selection, system architecture, implementation and support of the web counselling software suite.

Key Technologies

Referees

Dave Whitla, Technical Architect, Wotif Group

Email
dave D-O-T whitla A-T wotifgroup D-O-T com

Marcos Caceres, Platform Architect, The Mozilla Corporation.

Email
mcaceres@mozilla.com

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