Chris Child
Senior Software Developer at musicMagpie
Manchester, United Kingdom

As a highly skilled software developer, I have a keen interest in devops and have worked in a variety of roles, gaining extensive experience across all aspects of software development. My strong technical abilities, attention to detail, and ability to work well in a team make me an asset to any organization. I am constantly seeking to learn and grow in my field, and am eager to take on new challenges and responsibilities.

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May 2022 - Present (2 years 2 months)
Stockport, England Current workspace
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Senior Software Developer
As a Senior Software Developer at musicMagpie, I mainly work with C# and the .NET stack. Since starting, I have migrated the company's existing Ruby on Rails-based tech stack over to Azure, with a focus on improving performance. In this role, I am responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining software solutions that meet the needs of the business. I work closely with other members of the development team, as well as stakeholders across the organization, to ensure that our systems are reliable, scalable, and user-friendly. In addition to my technical expertise, I also bring strong problem-solving and communication skills to the table, making me a valuable asset to the team.
.net Azure C# Ruby ruby on rails terraform devops
The University of Manchester
Jul 2020 - May 2022 (1 year 10 months)
Manchester, England
Senior Research Software Engineer
As a Senior Research Software Engineer at the University of Manchester, I was responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a large online training portal. In this role, I acted as the project manager and lead developer, managing all aspects of the system from hosting to software design. Additionally, I regularly engaged with stakeholders from across Europe to prioritize and refine system requirements, ensuring the project was on track and meeting the needs of users. Overall, my expertise in software engineering and project management allowed me to successfully lead the development of this important training platform.

The main tech was Ruby on Rails and Docker.
Docker Ruby Ruby on Rails leadership ci/cd
Nov 2013 - Jun 2020 (6 years 7 months)
Stockport, United Kingdom
Senior Software Developer
As a Senior Developer at AX Innovation, I was responsible for leading the migration of the company's legacy tech stack to a modern stack using C# and React. Over the course of my six years at the company, I was instrumental in implementing this important change, which allowed us to improve the functionality and performance of our systems. Additionally, I was involved in the deployment of in-car telematics devices, writing software to help manage and deploy the thousands of devices in the field. Through my expertise in software development and my ability to take on increasing levels of responsibility, I became the only Senior Developer within the company, playing a crucial role in its success.

The main tech was C#, .NET (WebAPI), React. I also worked with some low level scripting languages for the telematics.
.net C# ReactJS devops cloud ci/cd

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Lancaster University
BSc, Computer Science
Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
Lancaster and Morecambe College
BTEC National Diploma, IT General Practitioner (Triple Distinction)
Jan 2006 - Dec 2008

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