Josh Dadak

Manchester, UK · @JOSH_DALEK · Email

I am experienced in creating bespoke web based applications for a multitude of different industries. This includes full back-end API development and traditional MVC and AngularJS front-end.

Experience

Developer & DevOps Engineer

Cormar Carpets

Built from the ground up a DevOps pipeline to automate build/releases getting the value to customers significantly quicker and without disruption to the service. Have an active input in the architecting of the API. Teach the team about new technologies, development and practices. Provide technical support to internal customers. Manage and maintain several databases including Azure SQL, Oracle and ERP DB. Create various Windows Services / Azure Web Jobs to automate tasks saving time and money. Liaise and code review for our outsourced developer.

Apr 2016 - Present

Developer

ICC Solutions

Maintain, bug-fix and implement new features for in-house administration software. Architect and refactor this legacy system into N-Tier solution so it was extendable and ultimately more stable due to swapping out outdated legacy libraries (Examples such as old office interops). Manage and maintain several MySQL databases associated with this software and then play a part in architecting a new MS Azure Database to combine and centralise many databases into one main system, ultimately moving to a Microsoft stack.

July 2015 - Apr 2016

Junior Developer

Signals IT

Refactor an expansive code base to follow strong OO principles. Create various Windows services to automate tasks. Thoroughly and rigorously test code and bug fix. Integrate with third party APIs to provide various functionality requested by the client.

June 2013 - Aug 2014

IT Technician

Woodhey High School

Maintain and install IT equipment. Manage Group Policy and general network administration.

June 2008 - Sept 2008

Education

Staffordshire University

Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
Sept 2014 - July 2015

Staffordshire University

Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Computer Games Programming
Sept 2010 - June 2013

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Dev Ops. Build Servers. Automated Build & Releases.
  • Cross-Platform development
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Interests

Apart from being a web developer, I enjoy most of my time playing games, socialising and reading.

I spend a lot of time keeping up to date with the latest developments in industry. Keeping up with many different TV shows and Movies and I have recently started going to the gym in a bid to get healthier.

Awards, Certifications & Publications