Verified Expert in Engineering
Ernest began his career as a computer operator, but then transitioned to a programmer, and finally a systems analyst. Using his evolving skill set, he started his own fraud prevention software company with two friends. Ernest also has experience in stock trading and IT.
Git, Subversion (SVN), Eclipse, Visual Studio, Linux, Windows
The most amazing...
...thing I've developed is a complete workflow system based on Petri Nets used by the Receiver of Revenue. I adapted the system to be used as a decision engine.
- Worked on the performance issues the client had that were associated with their data warehouse.
- Recommended a star schema design.
- Analyzed the worst performing queries.
- Looked at using newer technologies.
Senior Systems Architect/Developer
- Developed mobile phone applications for Windows Phone and Web.
- Developed a decision engine for financial processes.
- Designed and developed a Revenue Recovery System.
- Designed and developed a workflow solution for large companies.
- Helped design a scorecard system for retailers.
Artificial Medical Supplies (via Toptal)
- Addressed a large amount of deadlocks that the client had that were impacting performance and data integrity.
- Monitored the database to get to the root cause.
- Identified the root causes and implemented a strategy to fix the problem.
- Successfully implemented my recommendations to the client's satisfaction.
GIS Workshop, LLC (via Toptal)
- Normalized a third party database that the client needed to consolidate with their own.
- Built the third party relational database.
- Developed upload processes for the client and the third party's data.
- Added a relationship between the databases.
ATC Clearing Centre
- Involved in all aspects of application development including project management, system design, analysis, application development, testing, and implementation.
- Managed version control.
- Maintained the company's image.
Mobile Field Worker System
ASP.NET Dynamic Data, Dancer, CSLA, Catalyst, Bootstrap, .NET, AngularJS, ASP.NET
Node.js, jQuery, Facebook API
Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse IDE, Microsoft Project, Git, VisualSVN, JCL, Microsoft Access, Visual Studio, Subversion (SVN)
Database Design, Scrum
Microsoft SQL Server, Database Modeling, Azure SQL, IBM Db2, MySQL, Azure Blobs, Oracle PL/SQL
Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure, Linux, Windows, Eclipse, Oracle, Android, Windows Phone
Cerificate Degree in Computers Analysis Design and Development
Computer Users Council - Cape Town, South Africa
Diploma Degree in Datametics
Unisa - Pretoria, South Africa
Cerificate Degree in Computer Programming
Computer Training Academy - Cape Town, South Africa