Jacques Kruger

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Senior C#.NET Developer/Systems Architect


BSc IT graduate with 6 years relevant experience in VB/C#.Net web development looking for a role as a senior .Net Developer / Systems Architect.


Date last updated: 7 February 2011

Education: Bachelor's degree - Information Technology
Experience: 5-9 years
Employment situation: In temporary employment
Salary expectations: R530 - R550 p.h
Availability: From 7 March 2011
Type of employment: Full Time, Temporary - Contract
Location: Gauteng - Alberton
Looking to work in: Gauteng
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Own transport: Yes
Driver's license: Yes
Citizenship: South African
Right to work Yes, I have citizenship
English level: Fluent
Afrikaans level: Fluent

Email: jacqueskruger@inbox.com




Jacques Adriaan Kruger

Personal details



Age: 28

Marital status: Married

I.D. number: 8208275034081

Gender: Male

Nationality: South African

Residential Address: 20 Nahoon Street, Brackendowns, Alberton

Licenses: Code 08 driving license

Own Transport: Yes

Contact numbers: +2782 807 7220 (Cell)

Email: jacqueskruger@inbox.com

Criminal transgressions: None

Health: Excellent




Secondary Education







1996-2000 - Hoërskool Elsburg (Grade 8 – Grade 12)



Highest qualification obtained: Grade 12 (2000)

Subjects Afrikaans HG

English HG

Mathematics HG

Science HG

Accounting HG

Computer Science HG



Achievements:



Sports:

1. South-East Rand u/15 cricket team - 1997

2. East area u/16 rugby team – 1998

3. East Area rugby team - 2000





Leadership:

4. Student body (Prefect) – 1995

5. Vice-captain of 1st rugby team – 1995

6. Captain of u/16A rugby team – 1998

7. Captain of 2nd rugby team - 1999

8. Captain of 1st rugby team – 2000

9. Student body (Prefect) - 1999

10. Student body (Deputy head boy) – 2000





Academic:

11. Top 5 student in grade every year from 1989-2000

12. Invitation to join The Golden Key International Honour Society in 2002 for being among the top fifteen percent in the science faculty.








Tertiary Education




University: RAU University (2001-2004)

Degree being pursued: BSc. Information Technology (IT.)

Degree completed: November 2004

Majors: Computer Science and Informatics

Other subjects completed: Mathematics

Information Science

Industrial Psychology

Business Management

Distinctions: Industrial Psychology 1B

Information Science 2B

Industrial Psychology 2A









Awards:

- Academic: Invitation to join The Golden Key International Honor Society for being among the top fifteen percent in the science faculty.





awards received





Dux-pupil award in 2000


Interests and activities





Sports (I am a real fanatic!), Outdoors and camping


Languages





Afrikaans (1st language) and

English (2nd language)


PArt time and Holiday work





[ 2001-2003 ] O’ Hagan’s Germiston

Positions held:

2001 Waiter

2002 Barman

2003 Barman & Assistant Manager



Duties and responsibilities:

Stock Taking, Closing of Shop as assistant manager, Customer satisfaction, Supervision of waitrons, barmen and kitchen staff. Cash-up of waitrons and tills. General administrative work.






Full time work and occupational interests




[September 2004 – October 2007]

S.M.D. (Salvage Management and Disposal)



Positions held:

1. Programmer/ Support Technician (Sept 2004 – March 2006)



Duties and responsibilities:

Programming in VB.NET /ASP.NET (Main responsibility)

System support and new system design

Design of a new auction system in VB.NET and SQL Server

System maintenance

Complete understanding of current systems to provide support

Design of some web pages in ASP.Net

PC support including hardware and software

Networking operations



2. Stand-in IT Manager (March 2006 – March 2007)



Duties and responsibilities:

Lead Programmer in VB.NET/ASP.NET

Testing applications with end users to make sure all user specifications are met

Application maintenance and problem solving

Manage terminal server and remote user login

Database design and maintenance

Database Administration

Manage active directory

Manage remote site users

Manage internet connectivity

Daily Back-up of servers

Manage mail server

Support for remote users

Constant communication with hardware suppliers and ISP

Project planning and strategizing



3. Developer (March 2007- June 2007)



Lead Programmer in ASP.NET

Development according to Technical Specification using complete SDLC

Project planning and strategizing

Database design and implementation

Application Maintenance



4. Team Leader (June 2007 – October 2007)



Lead Programmer in ASP.NET

Development according to Technical Specification using complete SDLC

Project planning and strategizing

Task assignment to team members

Constant communication with team members

System integration

Database design and implementation

Application Maintenance

System Documentation



[October 2007 – August 2008]

HR-Focus

Positions held:

1. Senior ASP.NET Developer



Development according to specification using complete SDLC

Develop software as part of a Development team

Mostly ASP.NET web development as the products are web based.

DB maintenance and design including Diagrams

Application maintenance



[August 2008 – Current]

ABSA Investment Management Services (AIMS)

Positions held:



1. Senior ASP.NET Developer – Contract basis



Development according to specification using complete SDLC

Technical analysis of existing systems

Gathering of requirements and drawing up of functional specification in collaboration with BA

Creation of Technical specifications

Maintain current Investment Navigator as part of a Development team

Develop and maintain Broker Management Tool on .NET framework 3.5 as a plug-in to Investment Navigator

Redesign and rewrite of Investment Navigator on .NET framework 3.5

Develop and Maintain Tax Certificates plug-in for intranet, extranet and client services on .NET framework 3.5 with use of 3rd party controls (Component Art)

DB maintenance and design

Full system documentation

Application maintenance, support and training







Occupational interests:

I am looking to secure a position as a senior developer, preferably in a team environment where I can share my knowledge and gain knowledge from other team members as well as mentoring junior developers.



Hobbies









Fishing, Cricket, Music, Rugby


SKILLS



Innovative

Good problem solving skills

Critical thinking skills

Analytical and practical

Good interpersonal skills

Can work in a stressful environment and stick to a time limit

Creative

Team player

Quick learner

Sharing of new information



Skills Matrix:



Description
Months
Rating

Windows 7
12
4

Windows Vista
12
4

Windows XP
66+
5

Windows 2000
30
4

Unix/Linux
6
2

Word
66+
5

Excel
66+
5

MS Access
36
4

MS SQL Server 2000/2005
66+
5

VB6
12
3

VB.Net/ C#.NET(1.1/2.0/3.5)
66+
5

ASP.Net
66+
5

JDK/SDK
24
3

Java
24
3

HTML
60+
5

VB Script, JavaScript
60
5

Assembler
6
1

Crystal Reports for .NET
66
5

Windows server 2003
24
2

Windows terminal server
12
3

Linux mail server
12
3

VBA
12
3

Cisco VPN Client
12
3






References





Mr. P van Rooyen (Manager: O’Hagan’s) 082-5942602

Mr. Hannes Becker (IT Manager: SMD) (011) 914-2444

Mr Chris du Plessis (CEO HR-Focus) (011) 234-9604

Mr Craig Ramage (Line Manager: AIMS) 083 274 1398

Mr Mario Enslin (Co-Developer: AIMS) 084 669 9022