I’m a Senior Data DevOps Engineer for Accelerant Holdings – a startup InsureTech. What is a Data DevOps Engineer I hear you asking? It’s basically a Software Engineer who designs, builds and integrates data from various resources and manages BIG Data. I also introduce processes, tools & methodologies to balance needs throughtout the Data Development from coding and deployment, to maintenance and updates.
So, in short, I design and architect the BIG Data infrastructure and unify code, application maintenance and application management through automation of processes.
I am a Forex Trader and Mentor by hobby. I’m a fitness enthusiast so when I’m not on tech nerd duties, i’m either sweating away in the gym or indulged in my design world bringing my imagination to reality. Also an App developer, I love enhancing user experiences through developing and designing attractive, user-friendly and purposeful mobile applications for both Android and iOS.
CLOUD COMPUTING & DEVOPS
Using Scala, Python, JVM, Java, C# and Spark, I develop Big Data, Operational Data and Business Intelligence solutions for clients on a scalable level. I endeavour to provide the best possible infrastructure with future proof, clean, readable, design based code unified with deployment, maintenence and monitoring.
UI & APP DEVELOPMENT
HELPING OTHERS GROW
Taking my skillset and passion further, I started my journey into the world of Forex Trading with the aim to help others grow and achieve financial success. Investing time into myself to learn the skill of multiplying money, I am also a mentor to those who aspire to make money, anywhere, anytime from their phone. You need to be open-minded, teachable and coachable.
- Adobe XD
- Azure DevOps
- Visual Studio
BSc APPLIED COMPUTING & MATHEMATICS
SEPT 2008 – JULY 2011
I completed my Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Computing and Mathematics. My Final Year Research Project was on the subject of Automated Systems for the Hearing Impaired. I graduated with a Second Class Honours in 2011.
MSc INTERNET COMPUTING & NETWORK SECURITY
SEPT 2011 – JUL 2012
Pursuing a Master of Science Postgraduate Degree in Internet, Computing & Network Security, I branched out into Cyber Security leading me to complete my Thesis in ‘Discrete Logarithm Problem in Finite Fields and Applications of Cryptography’. I graduated with a Merit in 2012.
PGDIP ADVANCED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER
SEPT 2013 – JAN 2015
What began as a second MSc Degree, ended up a Postgraduate Diploma as I landed myself a full time job as an Associate Software Engineer for a leading Clinical Research Organisation. This lead me to terminate my studies, sitting only the exams and deferring my Final Major Project.
MAR 2013 – AUG 2014
Serving the Hindu student community in the UK, I began my time with NHSF (UK) as a Designer. As part of the Creative team, I was responsible for liaising with other NHSF (UK) teams to design promotional material for social media, overseeing the full design lifecylce.
AUG 2014 – MAY 2015
Soon after my role as a Designer with the organisation, in order to take our reach to the next level, I used my coding skills to self teach and develop my first iOS App for NHSF. A true milestone for us! Currently the app is under going a revamp for version 2.0.
AUG 2014 – MAY 2015
Following on from my previous work, I got head hunted by a Clinical Research Organisation to create them an iPad app. Due to confidentiality I cannot disclose further information but that this was an ad-hoc project not available on the App store.
AUG 2015 – MAY 2016
And then came my first Android App! Like the iOS App this version of the app is also currently going through a revamp for version 2.0.
ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER
AUG 2014 – APR 2017
Landing my first proper industry job in August 2014, I terminated my postgraduate studies at the University of Leicester. I was providing programming skills and expertise in the design and development of Integrated Voice and Integrated Web Recognition systems for Clinical Trials.
WEB & DESIGN TEAM LEADER
MAY 2016 – APR 2017
I have had the privilege to serve as the Web & Design Team Leader for NHSF (UK). Creating, editing, deleting and maintaining all email accounts and providing back end tech support. Also project managing Design projects making sure work balance was equally split.
JUNIOR DATA ENGINEER
APR 2017 – OCT 2018
As a Junior Data Engineer I was responsible for using a range of programming languages mixed with SQL to develop bespoke, on the fly, state of the art, business intelligence solutions for my clients, leveraging the Microsoft Azure Platform.
SENIOR DATA DEVOPS ENGINEER
may 2021 – present
Accelerant is revolutionising the tech based Insurance sector through it’s cutting edge technology. I am part of the Development/Technology team responsible creating competitive USP’s for the company and building out a new data platform for the future powered by Microsoft Azure and Machine Learning.
OCT 2018 – JUL 2020
As a Data Engineer, I turned my focus towards technical design and cloud solutions. Continuing to develop business intelligence solutions for clients, my primary aim was Cloud Solution Architecture for Data Analytics.
NIOV 2021 – PRESENT
Co-Founded Tattel, a digital platform that connects students and working professionals to leverage low commitment, casual, informal conversations between both to help/guide/mentor students into their first job/dream industry. Available to download on App & Play Store. Find, Connect & Grow your career with Tattel.
DATA ENGINEER CONSULTANT
JUL 2020 – May 2021
Part of a cross functional Data consulting team spanning data engineering, visualisation, analytics and
science. Working with our clients across multiple sectors, helping them to explore next generation data techniques and tools to drive incremental business value from their data assets.
TRADING TITANS LTD
JUN 2022 – PRESENT
Co-Founded Trading Titans, an educational platform focused on providing bespoke training on how to trade in the financial markets. Covering multiple asset groups from ForEx, Gold, Indices to Oil and Crypto Currency. Our motto is to ‘Learn & Earn’.
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