About

IT Professional with over 15 years experience:

  • Solid corporate experience (11 Years) at multi-nationals
  • Founder of Muslim Central (4.5 years) – CTO/Director 

Contact me for freelance, short-term contracting, temporary, remote or consulting.

Background

Corporate

Worked in various team sizes, on-site and remotely. Level of Software Development, Quality Assurance, Automation, Performance Testing to Hardware and Dev Ops.

Experience in both traditional and agile software development environments, as well as SAP ERP. Proven myself at a number of multi-national companies with a technical aptitude, including but not limited to development, performance testing and database skills. Working on-site and remotely, in various size teams.

Personal / Community

During my corporate years, I worked on my hobby of building Muslim Central over a number years. I left full-time corporate in 2015 July to manage Muslim Central NPO full-time. Digital Dawah organisation developing free solutions for the benefit of Muslims.

Skills

Brief overview of skills, tools and methodologies:

  • Senior Software Quality Assurance / Software Quality Expert
  • Test Automation (HP Unified Function Testing – UFT formerly QTP), SAHI
  • Performance Testing Projects – (JMeter, HP Load Runner)
  • SQL Scripting – (MS, MySQL, Firebase, AIX etc)
  • Test Environment Configuration
  • Web Application (Tomcat, IIS, WAMPP, XAMPP, Apache, NGinx)
  • Distributed Software Systems
  • Versioning software (GitHub, Subversion, WinCVS, Perforce, etc)
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
  • Virtualization (VMWare Esx)
  • Agile (SCRUM) & Traditional (RUP, Waterfall) Structured environment
  • Application Systems Support
  • Web Development – ReactJS
  • WordPress Custom Development – (PHP, HTML,CSS, JS)
  • WordPress Genesis Framework
  • WPO – WordPress Performance Optimization
  • SEO – Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • End to End Podcasting Implementations
  • Project Management including Remote Freelancers

Education

  • National Certificate in Information Systems (University of South Africa)
  • Certificate in Networking (IT Business Campus, Cape Town, South Africa)

Certifications

  • Digital Marketing, Udacity (2020)
  • Front-end Web Developer, Udacity (2018)
  • ISTQB, International Software Tester

Companies

Corporate work experience thus far

  • Naspers Spree
  • Naspers Media 24
  • S1/ACI
  • Korbitec
  • EOH
  • Khanyisa Real Systems
  • Independent SMS