kylewelsby
Kyle Welsby
Manchester, United Kingdom

Intro

🎯Software Engineer celebrating 20 years of internet hackery 🥂 👀Using Vue.js, RoR, Node.js & Serverless tech

Languages:
English (English)
(Native or bilingual proficiency)

Tech Stack

Showcase your key technical skills to help potential employers understand your strengths and match you with the right opportunities. You can include any relevant knowledge from coding languages to graphic design platforms and more.
CSS
CSS(20 years)
html
html(20 years)
ruby on rails
ruby on rails(14 years)
ruby
ruby(14 years)
html 5
html 5(6 years)
NodeJS
NodeJS(5 years)
Hugo
Hugo(5 years)
VueJS
VueJS(5 years)
nuxt.js
nuxt.js(2 years)
tailwindcss
tailwindcss(1 years)
google firebase
google firebase(1 years)

See more on the Tech Profile

Work Experiences

List your work history, including any contracts or internships
Department for Education
Feb 2020 - Oct 2020 (8 months)
Manchester, United Kingdom
Software Engineer
Making educational resources easier for teachers.

✪ Ruby on Rails
✪ COVID-19
ruby on rails nodeJS GDS heroku rspec ruby on rails ruby rails activerecord tdd rubygems agile
MAG-O
Sep 2019 - Dec 2019 (3 months)
Manchester, United Kingdom
Frontend Engineer
Collaborate with teams to produce enhanced solutions for airport visitors with digital technology. Implement Braintree Payments user interface into various applications using native Web Components.

✪ Transferred easy-implement easy-to-understand component to new and existing projects with successful documentation automatically produced from source code.
✪ Challenged business to expose value of projects, enabling roadmap transparency to all team members.
✪ Unified multiple site navigation menus to reusable code.
VueJS nuxt.js javascript javascript VueJS nuxt.js vuex webpack npm responsive design scss jest tdd lithtml litelement web components unit testing
FreeAgent
Jan 2019 - Jul 2019 (6 months)
Remote
Software Engineer
Released Open Banking integrations as one of the first external providers in the country whilst maintaining existing banking integrations with Yodlee.

✪ Introduced configuration with different Open Banking Account Servicing Payment Service Providers.
✪ Improved performance and observation of nightly Yodlee bank feed imports.
✪ Maintained high level of agility while working remotely.

Technologies used: Ruby on Rails, Ruby, RSpec, Jenkins, OpenBanking, Yodlee.
ruby on rails ruby rspec redis rabbitmq yodlee open banking elasticsearch tdd unit testing agile trello github
Universal Data Management LLC
Aug 2016 - Apr 2018 (1 year 8 months)
Remote
CTO & Lead Developer
Oversaw globally-distributed team including developer, contractor, and two engineers working on various business requirements. Devised and executed product addressing key logic core domain issues.

✪ Conducted daily stand-up, handing over the Asian team to western team.
✪ Hired design services producing wireframes and final UI designs.


Technologies used: Vue.js, PostCSS, WebPack, Ruby on Rails, Socket.io.
VueJS ruby on rails nodeJS rspec redis ruby ruby on rails rails sidekiq ansible ci/cd circleci puppeteer css html bash jest karma
Harrow.io
Dec 2015 - Oct 2016 (10 months)
Remote
Frontend Engineer
Working with a very talented group of software engineers, I was responsible for leading the front end operations of the application built using Angular.js.

Technologies used: Angular.js, Go, Socket.io.
AngularJS css gulp html5 go css3 capistrano scss npm ajax rest api responsive design
XING
Mar 2014 - Apr 2014 (1 month)
Hamburg, Germany
Frontend Engineer
Assisted the build of the front-end experience of an analytical product from the Data Science team.
Using AngularJS as a core framework along side other components to test, build, and deploy the project.
AngularJS gulp scss html5 rest api responsive design ajax json css3
GB Commerce
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015 (2 years 11 months)
Remote
Software Engineer
I worked remotely on a product that took on the hard challenge of making a WYSIWYG for automated web-scrapers. I had to implement a unique server connection through WebSockets to real web-browsers to enable customers to interface and select the data they wished to acquire. This project was built using Angular.js, Ruby on Rails with a unique Mozilla Firefox Addon.

Technologies used: Angular.js, Ruby on Rails, Ruby, Mozilla Addon SDK.
AngularJS ruby on rails websocket html css scss bootstrap gulp ajax
Infabode
Dec 2012 - Jun 2013 (6 months)
Remote
Software Engineer
I took over from another from a previous development team to progress the social network project along. Writing tests for the application which has few passing tests, integrating with RSS feeds, and making Cosmetic changes to pages throughout the use.

Technologies used: Ruby on Rails, jQuery.
ruby on rails rspec jquery ruby ruby on rails heroku rails amazon s3 activerecord sidekiq
TAC Financial
Aug 2012 - Mar 2013 (7 months)
Remote
Senior Software Engineer
Maintain and develop new features to the card ordering back-end systems which allow high profile clients to order cards for staff. Maintained Ruby on Rails applications, that speak with API services that process ordering and delivery of pre-paid cards.

Technologies used: Ruby on Rails, jQuery, Ruby
ruby on rails rspec ruby html css
On the Beach
Oct 2010 - Nov 2012 (2 years 1 month)
Manchester, United Kingdom
Software Developer
Served on large Agile/Kanban development team developing and preserving one of UK's top
holiday websites. Liaised with other developers using Agile and Kanban practices.
✪ Enhanced UX flow with dynamic search loading pages.
✪ Upgraded Ruby on Rails application from legacy version 2 to version 3.
ruby on rails mysql jquery html ruby rspec mongodb tdd agile scrum ruby on rails unit testing github
Liquid24 LTD
Nov 2009 - Jun 2010 (7 months)
Derby, United Kingdom
Web Developer
Innovative and Develop inspiring and sophisticated web sites and applications for our demanding customers.
wordpress wordpress theming seo
Aquare International Ltd
Dec 1999 - Jun 2007 (7 years 6 months)
Winsford, United Kingdom
Web Developer
Created local online social network and in-venue live engagement screens utilising SMS.
html ajax jquery

Portfolio

Add some compelling projects here to demonstrate your experience
Soulection Tracklists
Oct 2016 - Present
A Tracklisting website for the Soulection Radio Shows. An archive of tracklists to ease the discovery of new music.

Hugo Static Site Generator PostCSS CSS HTML GitHub YAML Markdown AppleScript

Education

This section lets you add any degrees or diplomas you have earned.
Staffordshire University
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Film and Post Production Technology, Film
Sep 2007 - Jul 2010
Mid-Cheshire College
National Diploma in Multimedia
Sep 2003 - Jul 2007

Certificates

Rest API (Intermediate)
Oct 2020
JavaScript (Basic)
Sep 2020

Sources

Jobs for you

Show all jobs
Feedback