A dedicated and intelligent IT professional with 2 years experience working in the software development industry. I have a logically orientated mindset and excel at solving any task or problem that is given to me. During the 2 years I have been exposed to a large array of development tools, methods and other software, giving me a
A dedicated and intelligent IT professional with 2 years experience working in the software development industry. I have a logically orientated mindset and excel at solving any task or problem that is given to me. During the 2 years I have been exposed to a large array of development tools, methods and other software, giving me a wide skill set in multiple areas. I have been accelerated a year throughout my academic career and have repeatedly demonstrated that it is appropriate, by consistently achieving in all areas.
Software Developer and Engineer @ Fixing bugs on the different projects related to Sony's Media Backbone Controller using both webMethods technologies and Java, my role has included a large assortment of different tasks.
I have installed software from scratch on a Linux/VMWare architecture and debugged problems with network configuration and installation scripts. I made a support tool on my own, using Java, to remotely monitor the status and activity of components on a network. During my time I have gained experience working on a Service Oriented Architecture and as such, how devices and components can communicate over a network. From August 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) IT Consultant @ Trained in the Java programming language, SQL and Unix.I have since been placed at 2 different places of work as a contractor for this company. I completed training in all the basics of working in a professional environment, good programming practices and given a good grounding in the software industry. I was put on to an accelerated program and managed to keep up all necessary grades to remain on this faster course. From August 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) London, United KingdomSoftware Developer @ My main role was to assist with both bug fixing and feature development for the Windows Pingit mobile app which now has a 4.5/5 star rating on the Windows app store. Also I received a lot of exposure to the testing and support aspects of the various applications. After starting with no C# experience I picked it up quickly and applied it successfully. Working as part of pair, I produced the entire Paym feature of Pingit from design specifications. I was part of a small team of developers bug fixing the Pingit application, and as such had a lot of interaction with both the testing and design teams. Use of a client-server model and the MVVM framework emphasised the importance of a good framework to make a successful application. From November 2013 to July 2014 (9 months) Beach Lifeguard @ Worked as a Beach, and Assistant Beach Lifeguard during summer periods in the years from 2008 - 2012. As a lifeguard the ability to think quickly and react to the situation during incidents was essential. Also due to advising and assisting people on the seafront, I gained valuable people skills and confidence when communicating. From July 2012 to September 2012 (3 months)
Bachelor of Science (BS), Mathematics, 2:1 @ University of Southampton From 2010 to 2013 Havant College From 2008 to 2010 John Lowther is skilled in: Java, C#, Linux, Android, SQL, Programming, Windows Phone, Android Development, webMethods, Network Architecture, Red Hat Linux, webMethods Integration Server, VMware, Eclipse, Visual Studio, Unix, Lifeguarding, Logical Thinker
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