Ryan Penfold
Available immediately!

Mobile / Viber / WhatsApp: +44(0)7878157771
Email: ryan@ryanpenfold.com
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Skype: ryan.penfold

Wednesday 24th August 2016

Available immediately!

I am a software engineer with twelve and a half years commercial experience seeking a new contract position in a location commutable from Waterlooville, Hampshire.

Im only interested in roles that involve ASP.NET.

Highlights of my skills include C#, C#.NET, VB, VB.NET, VB6, VB 2005, Visual Basic 2008, 2010, 2012, .NET Framework 4.6, 4.5, 4.0, 3.5, 2.0, 1.1, ASP.NET, MVC (Model View Controller) 5, 4, 3 with Razor, 2 with aspx, Web API, jQuery, jQuery UI, JavaScript, Twitter Bootstrap, Angular.js, Entity Framework, NHibernate, Fluent NHibernate, HQL, Autofac, Castle Windsor Unit Testing, NUnit, Rhino Mocks, Moq, SpecFlow, WCF, WPF, SSO, Service-oriented architecture (SOA), Classic Web Services, RESTful web services, Secure WCF, Secure Classic Web Services, Visual Studio .NET / 2003 / 2005 / 2008 / 2010 / 2012 / 2013, 2015, JetBrains ReSharper, StyleCop, Silverlight, SQL, T-SQL, SQL Server 2000 / 2005 / 2008 / 2012, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Packages, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Visual SourceSafe, HTML, PHP, CSS, LESS CSS, C++, and Java.

I have experience of working in Agile environments with SCRUM Test-Driven Development (TDD with NUnit), SOLID, DRY, KISS, YAGNI, User Stories, Pair Programming, Refactoring and continuous integration. I also have experience of .NET Linq, Classic Web Services, SOAP, .NET XML, Facebook Applications, Google Maps, Log4Net, JSON, RSS, .NET XML, ASP.NET Web Parts, Testing Environments, Staging Environments, Winforms, Mobile Winforms, BVCommerce, Photoshop, OOD, OOP, UML, Tortoise SVN, ASP.NET Localization, ASP.NET Globalization, various Web 2.0 technologies, IIS 6/7, Powershell ISE, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, ME, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, 7, 8, and 10.

As a young 37-year-old, I am lively and active in my approach and seek like-minded people to work alongside.

If you have a position which you feel is suitable for me, then please contact me on +44 (0) 78 78 157 771 or ryan@ryanpenfold.com.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Profile & Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Ryan Penfold
Mr. Ryan William Penfold BSc (Hons)

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Employment Record Twelve and a half years Software Engineering Experience in .NET / SQL in many sectors including Finance, the NHS, Computer Games, Insurance, and Ecommerce.

Software Developer - DFDS Seaways (Immingham, UK) July 2015 - December 2015

I worked on a "book-a-freight-lorry-on-a-ferry" website written in ASP.NET MVC 5, C#, Visual Studio 2015, TFS, Trello, SQL Server, ASP.NET Web API, jQuery, Entity Framework, Autofac, Zurb Foundation and mobile-first responsive design. I worked in an agile team of about 15 people composed of two scrums.

Software Developer - Linney Design Ltd (Mansfield, UK) April 2015 - June 2015

I worked on an ASP.NET MVC 5 web project for a major UK high street name. The website was written in C# with Visual Studio, SQL Server 2014, ASP.NET Web API, jQuery, Chartist, Entity Framework, Unity Container, Open XML, and Vimeo API.

*** Please note that between August 2014 and March 2015, I was travelling in South East Asia ***

Senior Developer - DeCare Systems Ireland (Cork, Ireland) March 2014 - August 2014

I worked in a large team, writing a web-based insurance claim processing system. Technologies included ASP.NET, MVC 5, Razor 3, C#, .NET 4.5.1, Visual Studio 2013, Team Foundation Server (TFS), SQL Server 2008 R2, SSIS Packages, Autofac, Entity Framework 6, NServiceBus 4, PetaPoco, LESS CSS, Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular.js, test-driven development (TDD) with SpecFlow, Moq and Nunit.

.NET Developer - Unipro Ltd (Chichester, UK) January 2014 - February 2014

I worked on e-commerce projects for this digital agency, who are responsible for the Pfizer, Specsavers, and HMV websites among others, with technologies such as Visual Studio 2012, C#, .NET 4.5, MVC 5, Entity Framework, SQL Server, Magelia, jQuery, and Ninject.

Software Developer - First Names Group (Douglas, Isle of Man) October 2013 - December 2013

I worked on projects written in C# .NET with Visual Studio 2012, 2010, and SQL Server 2008. The projects include a Microsoft Office Add-In that provides the ability to send documents to an online share repository and an event log searching program.

Applications Developer - Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust June 2012 - September 2013

I implemented and supported ASP.NET & SQL Server-based projects for the NHS. The projects were intranet-based, patient-oriented, data driven web applications, some with USB writing devices. I worked with C#, Visual Basic, Visual Studio 2010, ReSharper ASP.NET MVC 4, Web Forms, Web API, jQuery, jQuery UI, WCF, TDD, SQL Server 2005 / 2008, HTTPS, Castle Windsor and Fluent NHibernate.

.NET / Application Developer - Seagate (Havant, UK) October 2011 - June 2012

I worked on projects with technologies such as C#, Visual Basic, ASP.NET MVC 3 with Razor, Web Forms, Classic ASP, Entity Framework 4, NHibernate,TDD, Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4.0, WCF, Castle Windsor, SQL Server, jQuery, Windows Forms (WinForms) applications.

.NET Developer - Blue School (Home-based) December 2011 - March 2012 evenings & weekends

I wrote a data-collection application for this client. I used Visual Studio 2010 (since upgraded to 2012), ASP.NET MVC 3 with Razor, C#, jQuery, Entity Framework 4, the Repository Pattern, IoC with Castle Windsor, SQL Server 2008 R2, ReSharper, and TDD with NUnit.

Software Engineer - Achilles (Abingdon, UK) May 2011 - August 2011

I was working in an Agile environment with SCRUM. I was working with technologies such as ASP.NET MVC, C#.NET 4.0, SQL Server 2008 R2, LINQ to SQL, TFS, Visual Studio 2010, and Continuous Integration with TeamCity.

Software Engineer - Full Tilt Poker (Dublin, Ireland) March 2011 - May 2011

I worked in a large team in an Agile environment with SCRUM. I worked on an ecommerce/facebook application with WCF 3.5, C#, SQL Server 2008, NHibernate, LINQ to SQL, IoC containers, Continuous Integration, Visual Studio 2008, ReSharper, and TDD with NUnit.

Software Developer - FNZ (Edinburgh, Scotland) February 2011 - March 2011

We were working with Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2005, .NET 3.5, C#, Visual Basic, ReSharper, StyleCop, Git, SharePoint, continuous integration with TeamCity, Castle Windsor IoC container, unit testing / integration testing with xunit, Rhino Mocks, NCover and SharpDevelop.

Software Developer - Aimia (Northampton, UK) December 2010 - February 2011

I was working with ASP.NET 3.5 WebForms, WinForms, C#, XML, JSON, jQuery, LINQ, Lambda Expressions, WCF, Linq To Sql, Google Maps, SQL Server 2005/2008, Visual Studio 2010, ReSharper, Team Foundation Server. Clients include EasyJet, RBS, Nectar, and DeVeers.

Software Engineer - jjFOX / Jambo / Boston Rose (Truro, UK) September - November 2010

I worked on ASP.NET 4.0 applications with Visual Studio 2010, ReSharper, TDD, NUnit, SQL Server, WPF applications. I also worked on PHP websites and maintaining PC hardware. I worked on http://www.trentpearce.co.uk

Software Developer - MyOffers.co.uk (IPT LTD) (London, UK) June 2010 - August 2010

I worked on the MyOffers.co.uk ASP.NET 3.5 C# SQL Server ecommerce website project. Whilst in this position, I worked in an agile environment with a wealth of technologies including continuous integration with TeamCity, WCF and n-Tier architecture.

Systems Manager - Nuco Training Ltd (St Austell, UK) April 2009 - June 2010

I was the IT manager for this First Aid Instructor training organisation / awarding body. I was responsible for designing and writing software in ASP.NET (VB.NET) 3.5 with SQL Server 2005 on ecommerce projects such as their online shop, and the running and maintenance of the internal IT systems.

I worked on http://www.nucotraining.com http://www.nucoplus.com

Senior Software Engineer - Affinity Digital (Truro, UK) February 2009 - April 2009

I worked for this IT consultancy on various ASP.NET 3.5 projects using Visual Basic and SQL Server 2005.

Software Engineer - Wiggle (Portsmouth, UK) September 2007 - January 2009

I worked on ASP.NET 3.5 ecommerce solutions, supported IT infrastructure. I worked with SQL Server 2005 (T-SQL), VB, ASP.NET 3.5 AJAX, C#, WCF, CSS, JavaScript, HTML, OOAD, design patterns, Agile methodologies, n-Tier architecture and SourceSafe.

Software Engineer - ExPD (Petersfield, UK) 2nd January 2007 - 14th September 2007

I worked with .NET Compact Framework, Windows Mobile 5.0, Visual Basic 2005, Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005, C# 2005, TomTom Navigator 6 SDK, FTP via WiFi / GPRS, barcode scanning and Windows Mobile-Based devices.

Application Developer - NHS Cornwall & Isles of Scilly (Truro, UK) 1st July 2005 - 22nd December 2006

I worked with ASP.NET, Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET & the .NET Framework 1.1, SQL Server 2000, Microsoft Access and Metastorm e-Work. I became acquainted with Cognos, Macromedia Studio and Contensis.

Software Engineer - Canon Europe Limited (Stockley Park, Middlesex, UK) Student Internship: 1st September 2003 - 10th September 2004

I worked on various different software projects with Java, ASP (Visual Basic 6 & SQL Server 2000), JavaScript, HTML, and custom tools which were used to create custom printer drivers.

Academic Achievements

University of Portsmouth Computer Science BSc (Hons)

I graduated with an honours degree in Computer Science at the University of Portsmouth in July 2005.

Driving License

I have a full valid driving licence for the UK (car - category B).

Interests & Hobbies

My recreational interests include movies, walking (with a passion!), playing drums, guitar, practicing Tai-Chi, yoga, meditation, self-improvement, singing, music, building PCs, and technology. Im a conscientious objector and a vegetarian.

In August/September 2011, I walked 500 miles in 33 days along the Camino de Santiago from St Jean Pied de Port in France to Santiago de Compostela, Fisterre, and Muxia in Spain.