Jane A. | Elance
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Jane A.

Experienced Certified Java EE Architect
   United Kingdom
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A Certified Java EE Architect, 15 years experience in Information Technology.

Extensive experience of the full software development life cycle gained within complex projects in blue chip companies and the public sector in the UK and on Elance, excellent communication skills coupled with a strong problem-solving mindset

Second upper degree in Mathematics, post graduate degree in Computer Science,
Service Description
Oracle Corporation
Oracle Certified Master, JEE5 Enterprise Architect
Awarded: 2011
Sun Microsystems Limited
Sun certified web component developer
Awarded: 2004
Sun Microsystems, Inc
Sun Certified Java Programmer
Awarded: 2002
British Computer Society
Chartered IT Professional
Awarded: 2008
University of London
MSc. Computing Science
1999 - 2001
Salmon Ltd
E-commerce developer
2010 - 2011
• Java– J2EE 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6, EJBs, Servlets, JSPs and, MVC frameworks. Javascript, CSS, HTML, XHTML, IBM WebSphere Application Server, Websphere Commerce Application Development IDE with CVS, SQL plus JDBC. IBM DB2 and Oracle, Obect oriented concepts and UML. Jakarta libraries such as Struts, Log4J, Commons and JUnit • B2B eCommerce developer working with web based J2EE technologies in teams within Salmon to deliver successful Client projects. • Full project lifecycle experience in delivering complex, high volume applications onto the Internet. • Configuring and developing customized code for WebSphere Commerce. • Developing custom Controller Commands, EJBs and JSPs. • Performing the maintenance and modification of programs currently in production. Code new applications from predefined program specifications. • Sites worked on include www.homebase.co.uk, uk site for www.element14.com, www.hive4business.com/gpc
Legal Services Commission, London, UK
Java developer (contract)
2009 - 2010
• Spring 2.0, Maven, JAAS, HTML, XML, AJAX , JavaScript, JSPs, Java Beans, OC4J(Oracle Application Server), Oracle 10g PL/SQL • Java development to extend the functionality of the multi-tier client facing web application developed in previous contract in 2006. • Responsible for migrating application code from Servlets/JDBC/ Sun Application Server to Spring 2.0/Java Oracle Types/ OC4J. • Solely responsible for developing and implementing new application security using JAAS. • Also responsible for designing a technical solution to resolve penetration testing issues raised on another client facing reporting system that would remedy the system’s vulnerability to cross-site scripting and cross-site forgery request attacks.
HMV Group Plc, UK
Java developer (contract)
2008 - 2008
• J2EE, EJB 2.0, Struts and tiles, HTML,CSS, Javascript, IBM Rational Software Development Platform v6, Websphere v6, DB2, IBM iSeries Navigator • Successfully implemented 10% Student discount functionality on www.waterstones.co.uk in time for their September 2008 online student promotion as well as enhancements on www.hmv.ca . • Solely responsible for full life cycle development and deliverables, end to end development and implementation of 10% Student discount functionality on Waterstones.co.uk. • Website enhancements on HMV Canada (www.hmv.ca) • Writing functional specification and technical design from high level requirements. • Liaising with customers and third party suppliers to resolve requirement issues.
Transport for London, UK
Java Solutions developer (contract)
2007 - 2008
• XML, XSLT, HTML, Ajax & JavaScript , JSPs, Struts, Servlets, Java Beans, Hibernate, Oracle Application Server (OC4J), Agile Methods. • J2EE Developer responsible for design and development on an enterprise application development project in a J2EE/Oracle environment. • Working within a structured delivery environment using agile methods on a GIS front-end web application that provides a single point of access to various data sources. • Delivered core mapping and searching GIS functionality working from functional specifications. • Developed front-end framework for rendering JDBC themes used for searching maps, highlighting items on maps and rendering whole map layers. • Detailed design documentation using UML, unit testing and bug fixing. • Exposure to GIS - Oracle Spatial and Oracle Mapviewer.
Legal Services Commission, London, UK.
Java developer (contract)
2006 - 2007
• HTML, XML, AJAX , JavaScript, JSPs, Servlets, Java Beans, JDBC,JDOM, JAXP, Oracle PL/SQL • Java development on multi-tier client facing web application. • Object oriented analysis and design of new functional modules, delivering technical specifications from use cases. • Code implementation from technical specification of new system modules using UML forward engineering. Unit testing using Junit and Cactus.
Sweet & Maxwell Limited, London, UK
Java developer (contract)
2005 - 2006
• XML, XSLT, HTML, Servlets, JavaBeans, JDBC, JAXP, Oracle PL/SQL. • Solely responsible for application development on www.westlaw.ie a wholesale reworking and repositioning of an online service which provides an extensive range of Irish law materials to corporate bodies and individual customers. • Solely responsible for application development on a wholesale reworking and repositioning of an online service which provides an extensive range of Irish law materials to corporate bodies and individual customers. • Client side development: developing stylesheets to transform publications from raw XML data to HTML pages formatted to the exact format as physical journals. • Server-side development using Servlets, JavaBean, JAXP, JFOR and JDBC to upload, transform and re-format XML data delivered by overseas data center into the publisher’s database. • PL/SQL development of Stored Procedures to retrieve XML database from database for transformation by server side application.
NHS Counter Fraud and Security Management Service
Java Developer (contract)
2004 - 2005
• HTML, JavaScript. JSPs, Spring, Java Servlets, JDBC, JAXP, XML, XSL, XSLT. • Successfully completed the NHS counter fraud service case management system which was deployed to users nationwide with over 500 users. • Responsible for user interface design and development, server side Java development, database development, post-implementation support, project planning, scheduling and monitoring. • Successfully completed the NHS counter fraud service case management system which was deployed to users nationwide with over 500 users. • Successfully provided post-implementation support.
De la Rue International Plc, UK
E-business application developer (contract)
2004 - 2004
• HTML, JavaScript, JSPs, Java Beans, Servlets, JavaBeans, JDBC. • Successfully delivered a stock tracking web application including reporting and administrative functions for De la Rue International. Application signed off and accepted by users. • Responsible for web application design and development from functional requirements. Client/Server side development, database design and programming, unit testing, bug fixes, system testing, technical documentation, application re-design and implementation of enhancements. • Successfully delivered a stock tracking web application including reporting and administrative functions. Application signed off and accepted by users.
HB Internet Limited, London, UK
Senior Application Developer
2002 - 2003
• Java, Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME), and UML • Responsible for application development, design documentation for new and existing applications, functional specification for new applications, project management, research into and development of improvements to HB Internet’s flagship product. • Successfully designed and developed a mobile version of HB internet’s flagship product. • Delivered the re-branding of the HB Internet’s AgentmoleTM for Real Madrid football club. • Successfully delivered a Customer Relationship Management System, which was launched at the London chamber of commerce convention of the national federation of enterprise agencies in September 2003.
Prudential Assurance Plc, London, UK
1998 - 2002
• Struts, HTML, JavaScript, XML, Java/J2EE, JUnit, Access VBA • Started as a graduate trainee working on project support then transferred to a green field development project as a junior analyst. Was subsequently offered a position as an Analyst/Programmer on a development project for a bespoke management information system and then selected to join the company’s pioneering e-commerce program in 2000 as an e-commerce analyst/programmer. • Responsible for requirements gathering, functional and technical design, build estimates, coding and unit testing, post-implementation support during and out of office hours, enhancements and overall status management of enhancement requests. Web sites developed and supported include EggTM life insurance web application, Prudential’s car and home insurance sites as well as Prudential's portfolio servicing web site. • Database analysis, design and programming, Structured Systems Analysis and Design methodologies and Crystal Reports.
Payment Terms
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Jane A. | Elance

Jane A.