Personal Statement

Junior Web Developer and MSc Computer Science graduate from the University of Birmingham, UK. One and a half year’s commercial web development experience working for Celesio (parent company is McKesson Corporation), a leading international wholesale and retail pharmaceutical company. Experience undertaking development work on a number of e-commerce websites and web applications. Experienced in web application deployment and numerous other common development tasks. Gained a good understanding of, and exposure to the software development life cycle. Numerous highly valuable professional skills developed through a range of roles throughout career including client relationship management, marketing, commercial awareness, time management, organisation, communication and team work, with experience and success in managerial and team leader positions. Recently relocated to Vancouver from the UK, and actively seeking a development role in order to progress, learn and be a valued asset to an exciting company.

Key Skills

Java SE/EE, IBM WebSphere Commerce, Struts/Struts 2, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSP, SQL, Eclipse IDE, SVN, Web Application Deployment, Apache Tomcat, Script Writing, Apache Maven, Spring Framework, Unit Testing, Functional Software Testing/Test Writing, Code Documentation, Technical Writing

Employment History

Junior Web Developer, Celesio UK, Coventry

October 2015 - February 2017

Achievements and responsibilities

Head of International Recruitment and Company Director, IQ Education Ltd, Birmingham

July 2013 - July 2014

Achievements and responsibilities

International Student Adviser, Coventry University, Warwickshire

March 2013 - June 2013

Achievements and responsibilities

International Student Adviser/International Recruitment Team Leader, QA, Birmingham

February 2011 - March 2013

Achievements and responsibilities

Professional Qualifications


University of Birmingham

September 2014 - September 2015

MSc Computer Science with Distinction

Software Workshop (Java), Java Swing and RDBMS Student Project (4 months), Databases, Commercial Computing, Fundamentals of, Computer Science, Fundamentals of Human Computer Interaction, Data Structures, Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence, Operating Systems & Networks

University of Central Lancashire

September 2005 - September 2009

BA (Hons) Leisure Management, 2.1 with Merit in Work Placement

Marketing, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Economics, Customer Service and Hospitality, Event Management, Policy and Planning, Human Resource Management, Health and Safety

Loughborough College

September 2003 - September 2005


Ashby Grammar School

September 2001 - September 2003


Hobbies and Interests

I enjoy travelling to new countries and learning about different cultures. In addition I watch and play football (soccer), visit the gym and work on my own software development projects.