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Andrew Pallant

Software & Web Developer

Andrew J. Pallant

* Database Developer

andrewpallant@gmail.com

Profile

Dynamic 18+ year career in software design and development. I am always researching and listening to others to expand my knowledge of new technologies, methodologies and ideas in the area of Software Development and Business.

  • Experienced in e-commerce design and development. Always developing innovative solutions.
  • Outstanding success in customer support, analysis, and efficient solutions.
  • Especially well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation, creativity, and initiative to achieve both personal and corporate goals.

Professional Experience


Director, R&D

Oct 2016 - Present :: Doxim, London, Ontario

Building enterprise software used by Credit Unions and Wealth Management companies in North America is the key objective of the R&D team. We are creating cutting edge solutions for loan origination, account opening and CRM allowing our customers to scale quickly.

Tools used daily include, but limited to:

  • - SVN and Tortoise
  • - Microsoft Visual Studio
  • - Microsoft SQL Server
  • - Jira
  • - Claizen
  • - SuccessFactors

MVC Team Lead

Feb 2016 - Oct 2016 :: Doxim, London, Ontario

I was working with a team of 5. Planning, designing and building SaaS products and solutions for Credit Unions using Microsoft MVC, HTML, AJAX, jQuery, VB.NET and SignalR.

  • Mentoring and helping fellow developers with all elements of SaaS and cloud application development.
  • Perusing the quest of well written and easy maintainable code bases.
  • Assisting the recruitment process to find the best candidates.
  • Developing processes surrounding code repository and best practices with my development team.

MVC SaaS/Cloud Developer

May 2015 - Feb 2016 :: Doxim, London, Ontario

Daily Development Tasks:

  • SignalR, HTML, jQuery, VB.NET, MVC, Ajax Development
  • Research and implement new technologies
  • Implement 3rd party APIs
  • Mentor and guide developers
  • Code Review
  • Implement and promote best practices

Development Manager

July 15 2014 - May 2015 :: DigOnline.ca, London, Ontario

As a Development Manager I was responsible for:

  • Keeping track of what resources are available to work on projects.
  • Employee Evaluation and retention
  • Quality and Timelines
  • Support the Account Managers with their quotes
  • Prototyping solutions
  • Supporting the development team
  • Mentoring

I was also still developing web projects myself. My position was about 60% development and 40% management.

Senior Web Developer

November 18 2013 - May 2015 :: DigOnline.ca, London, Ontario

Website Development

  • Classic ASP
  • C# / ASP.NET
  • PayPal Integration

Database Development

  • LINQ to SQL
  • Microsoft SQL
  • StoredProcedures, Views, Functions and more

IT Manager / SEO / Social Media

2012 - November 15, 2013 :: THINQ Technologies, London, Ontario

I am responsible for the following:

  • Manage IT / Programming department
  • Support existing IT infrastructure and applications to ensure up time and improve efficiencies
  • Develop and implement new technologies and applications to improve process efficiencies
  • Develop and implement web based initiatives such as Search Engine Optimization and Social Media
  • Work with existing teams to facilitate the execution of various marketing initiatives

Senior Developer / Support ( Server, Web & Desktop Applications

2000 - 2004 / 2009 - 2012 :: Link+ Customs Broker, London, Ontario

I was employed as a Senior Developer. Current and past projects include development of a client portal, redesigning existing web applications and building data parsing programs.

I was responsible for redevelopment of the BP2000 Customs software from a ASP web application to a Windows Single Click Deployed application. Most of my current work is done in C#, ASP.NET, SQL and XML. I lead and mentor one other developer.

I have also worked with sales staff to establish new reports and worked with our Exports staff to implement XML data upload modules that are specific to customers.

My recent projects include integrations to Synergize, GFI Fax Server, UPS, FedEx, Purolator, DHL with our existing brokerage software. I had also created a bar code scanner application on the Windows CE platform, which connects, wirelessly to web services.

Supervisor of Development and Lead Developer (Server, Web & Desktop Applications)

2007 - 2009 :: Customs Brokers, St. Thomas, Ontario

I was working as a Lead Developer using ASP.NET, JAVA and SQL2005. The Project involved developing a ASP.NET application that would interface with Canadian Customs using both CADEX and EDIFACT messages. This project includes a Security Gateway, ASP.NET User Interface and communication software to send and receive messages.

I had 2 developers under my direction at various stages in their career. I mentored, project managed, reviewed code and construct project plans.

As a Lead Developer I am often involved in meetings with senior management, play a lead role in applying for Research and Development grants and work with software users.

Key Achievements

  • YAFFLE – a program, which tracks system idle time, login and log off events of a user’s system. Used as attendance tracking and In/Out Board.
  • XML file splitter – Splits files by record count and reformats XML tags that are usable by a 3rd party software
  • US e-Manifest System – Help trucking companies get security clearance before the truck arrives at the border.

Senior Web Developer / Business Needs Analyst (Web Applications, eCommerce)

2004 - 2007 :: ICINITI Corporation, London, Ontario

Senior Web Developer for using ASP.NET. Developing e-commerce solutions for large and small companies. Manage personal projects, develop new modules, support existing projects and train customers. I often talk to clients to determine their needs and write statements of work which are to be understood by developers and non-developers.

Key Achievements:

  • Help achieve a standard development product to develop websites from. Project known as BaseProduct.NET
  • Developed tools and interfaces that aid in the management of the e-commerce sites.

Education and Training

2003 Stock Market Technical Analysis, John Copp, London, Ontario

Extensive look into how to draw and analyze stock charts. Instruction and practice in discovering trends and indicators.

2001 Introduction to .NET Programming, Microsoft, Detroit, Michigan

A highly intense look at the .NET framework and how to program in different languages. Introduction to hand held computer programming, application programming and data manipulation.

2000 Advanced Website Design, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

A look at what constitutes a good web design. Look at trends, colors and fonts, which promote user readability.

1999 NT Administration Certification, CompuMaster, London, Ontario

Instruction for maintaining a stable reliable system. How to calculate proper IP and subnet mask setups. How to properly plan an effective network.

1996 Computer Programming Diploma, Georgian College, London, Ontario

Extensive look at business programming, software development and design skills, including Accounting, Marketing and Co-op.

Technical Skills

Database Development
Database Design Expert
MS Access Intermediate
MySQL Intermediate
SQL2000, 2005, 2008 Intermediate
General Skills
JIRA Intermediate
Clarizen Intermediate
SVN Intermediate
SuccessFactors Beginner
Team Foundation Intermediate
Project Management Intermediate
Business and Needs Analysis Intermediate
System Design Expert
All Windows Platforms Expert
XML Expert
Linux ( Ubuntu ) Intermediate
VMWare / Citrix Xen Server Intermediate
Synergize Intermediate
ClearOS Beginer
TrixBox Intermediate
GFI Fax Server Intermediate


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