Alex Duggleby, Software Developer in Vienna, Austria
Alex Duggleby

Software Developer in Vienna, Austria

Member since March 22, 2016
Alex is a senior full-stack developer on the Microsoft platform, and he's been working with it for over the past 15 years. He has an IT security and secure software development background on the one hand and entrepreneurship and innovation on the other, enabling him to build clean and reliable systems (especially MVPs, minimum viable products).
Alex is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • C#, 15 years
  • Microsoft SQL Server, 15 years
  • JavaScript, 15 years
  • ASP.NET MVC, 9 years
  • CQRS, 6 years
  • Azure, 5 years
  • React, 2 years
  • Redux, 2 years

Location

Vienna, Austria

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Microsoft Stack (ASP.NET MVC, SQL Server), React

The most amazing...

...security challenge I've worked on was an encrypted zero-knowledge (stateless encryption key) voting system for a large government body.

Employment

  • CTO

    2012 - PRESENT
    WhatAVenture GmbH
    • Created the architecture from a basic MVP to the full SaaS platform used by Fortune 500 companies at the moment.
    • Grew a team from 2 to 6 people in total.
    • Performed DevOps for all our systems (including non-Windows-based components).
    • Worked with high-level of security for all our operations.
    • Created a generic canvas widget framework for the basis of our user experience.
    Technologies: ASP.NET MVC, React, Azure, Redis
  • Senior Consultant

    2007 - 2014
    SBA Research GmbH
    • Created a standard web application development framework on top of ASP.NET MVC using CQRS principles (it was used throughout the team).
    • Led a team of five developers for over three years working on different projects.
    • Championed and implemented Agile processes in the software development group.
    • Led the yearly process improvement initiative to increase engineering practices, improve employee motivation and training.
    • Worked closely with security researcher in-house on state-of-the-art security challenges and security sensitive projects in industry and academia.
    Technologies: ASP.NET MVC, SQL Server, SharePoint, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Senior Consultant

    2008 - 2013
    Security Research GmbH
    • Worked with foreign clients in the energy sector to implement a complex work order management system for heavy vehicles in the oil fields.
    • Implemented several security-sensitive applications for the Austrian Ministry of Health (in accordance with the Austrian version HIPAA).
    • Created the visualization of the hydropower plants sensor data for the Danube hydro energy group.
    • Created the internal time-tracking software in compliance with Austrian work laws.
    Technologies: ASP.NET MVC, SharePoint, .NET, Windows Forms, MySQL, SAP
  • Developer

    2005 - 2007
    mii AG
    • Created an integration system allowing automatic data flow between SAP, SharePoint, HR-Systems and IT for a large government body in Austria. I still maintain the systems and it is approaching its 10 year anniversary.
    • Implemented Microsoft Identity Integration Server for a client in the energy sector.
    Technologies: ASP.NET, SharePoint, Microsoft Identity Integration Server, SAP
  • Intern

    2001 - 2001
    BMW CarIT
    • Created a J2ME UI widget toolkit for automotive prototypes based on the look and feel of the BMW in-car interface (also using the BMW-typical controller).
    Technologies: J2ME, OSGi

Experience

  • WhatAVenture Innovation Platform (Development)

    The WhatAVenture Innovation Platform guides startups and innovation teams through a state-of-the-art innovation process that takes business ideas to investment readiness.

    It improves the efficiency of accelerators and companies, in managing, coaching, and supervising the progress of multiple startups and innovation teams.

    That platform is currently being used by multiple Fortune 500 companies.

  • EasySlides (Development)

    EasySlides is a modern slide management solution for PowerPoint.

    The system is built using ASP.NET MVC and React.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, C#, HTML, ASP.NET Razor, ECMAScript (ES6), SQL
  • Frameworks

    ASP.NET MVC, Redux, ASP.NET Identity, Windows PowerShell, OAuth 2, Microsoft Sync Framework
  • Paradigms

    CQRS, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    Azure, Windows, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, AWS S3, Redis, MySQL
  • Other

    Freelance, Programming, Freelance Programmer, Scrum Master
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, jQuery UI, jQuery
  • Tools

    Git, Microsoft Visual Studio, Subversion (SVN)

Education

  • Magister degree (Equivalent to a Master's, 5 year program) in Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
    2005 - 2011
    Vienna University of Economics and Business - Vienna, Austria
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2004 - 2011
    Vienna University of Technology (Technische Universit├Ąt Wien) - Vienna, Austria
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2001 - 2004
    Technical University of Munich - Munich, Germany

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