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JASON MORRIS Frontend Developer for Charles Stanley LTD.

About Me


Successful web development professional with diverse and extensive experience in many areas, focusing on mobile first, standards compliant, search engine friendly site design. Proven achievements in agile based time managed projects in large team based projects focused on company bespoke web sites. Considered an initiative team player with a reputation for integrity and quality. Team oriented with excellent interpersonal communication skills.

My extended experience and knowledge in ICT and network infrastructure has given my taste for knowledge an additional boost in my development skills. This has helped me to be able to think more about network communications in building the most dynamic web sites keeping the load cycle and response times to a minimal.

Specialities: HTML5, CSS, LESS, Sass, Wireframes, Site Architecture Planning and Implementing, HTML Email Design and Production, PHP Editing and Adaptation, jQuery Implementation, Agile Based Project Planning. Content Management Systems including Wordpress, Drupal, sharepoint with indepth knowledge of Dev operation tasks including building test and production web infrastructures, Disaster recovery solutions and windows and linux server hardware and administration and more, please see cv for full details.

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Future Goals: Looking into expanding my skill set into javascript frameworks such as AngularJS, JQuery, Grunt and Gulp for more efficient site development.

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Professional Experience


Front End Development Analyst

Charles Stanley February 2013 - Present

As a Web developer my responsibilities can vary greatly; from the day to day business as usual maintenance of our Drupal environment or our mobile 1st trading platform project to our company Corporate site enhancements.

Throughout my time at Charles Stanley I have always been in a very diverse role, from Building a Drupal windows or linux environment and working out our disaster recovery procedures to design and implementation of our drupal & Dot.net mobile 1st pages. I am always looking to improve our environment build which can be from LESS and Sass CSS frameworks, use of the Bootstrap framework and or decrease our page load cycle.

Currently I am working on our mobile 1st on-line trading site and our Charles Stanley Corporate site both projects are managed with Agile projects management methodologies and tracked using the Jira project management tool.

  • Frontend Development of CSDirect new Mobile 1st website. POSTCSS/SASS/SCSS & JS
  • Frontend Development of new Mobile 1st Website staging area on MSIIS 7 webservers.
  • Frontend Development of new Drupal brochureware and email templates.
  • Frontend Development of our white label corporate website. PHP/HTML5/SCSS/SASS & JS.
  • Frontend Development of our CSDirect trading website. PHP/HTML5//SCSS/SASS & JS.
  • Frontend Development of on-line e-commerce wire frames using PHP, CSS & HTML5.
  • Frontend Development from CSS/PHP/HTML5 to MVC3 production e-commerce website.
  • Implementation of frontend pages to MVC c# asp.net staging e-commerce website.
  • Implementation of Wordpress brochureware multisite and email templates.
  • Additional Dev Ops Tasks
    • Implantation Drupal 7 Centos / Windows 2012 Systems & UAT Environment
    • Implantation Drupal 7 Various Drupal Modules including Drush for Linux and Windows.
    • Implantation Drupal 7 CDN Environment
    • Drupal Content installation, configuration & Documentation
    • Sharepoint intranet Site Administration.
    • Sharepoint support Documentation for various admin tasks and Applications
    • SharePoint client side support - Internal and external users
    • Documentation for Drupal 7 development systems
    • Design Assist of new Network and infrastructure for white label Mobile 1st corporate site.
Development Analyst

Charles Stanley February 2008 – 2013

I joined the team in 2008 to continue my preferred role as a developer. Learning asp.net and MVC3 for the 1st time for our new on-line trading platform. With my skills in CSS and JS I brought additional skills to the team to help implement our back end code into our front end designs using cshtml.

Working within the team in our 1st Agile projects management methodologies. Working either with the team in pair programming or on my own with dual projects including Dev Ops tasks or BA requirements for some of our user journeys.

  • Pair programming of a new ecommerce trading site in MVC3.
  • Development C# asp.net application for company corporate site
  • Development of C# asp.net applications for company CSDIRECT site
  • Support Development of various C# application.
  • Widget Development for CMS trading site.
  • Design and build Various Intranet C# asp.net applications for SharePoint
  • Research and Development of Gridview requirement including WCAG AA compliant
  • Research and Development of Datastore client application Streaming
  • Research and Design of website streaming application C# asp.net
  • Build and Maintain Development Staging Area (Windows Platforms With AD/DNS and Exchange Requirements)
  • Development of various applications for brokers for intranet use.
  • Development of a wide range of services, applications and widgets for on-going intranet and online applications.
  • SharePoint 2003 administration.
  • SharePoint 2003 application development and implementation
  • Additional Dev Ops Tasks
    • Disaster and recovery reporting for development systems and environments.
    • General VMWare site administration.
    • Sharepoint intranet Site Administration.
    • Design and implantation of a DR Staging and test environments.
    • Design and implantation of CSDirect DR Staging and test environments.
    • Design and implantation of VMWare UAT, Staging and Test environment.
    • Build and deploy Development Hyper-V work Terminals (Development Team).
    • Sharepoint support Documentation for various admin tasks and Applications
    • Documentation for DR development systems
    • Build and documentation of all Frontend project web servers
    • SharePoint client side support - Internal and external users.
Senior ICT Systems Analyst

Charles Stanley July 2002 – February 2008 (5 years 8 months)

As a senior ICT Systems Analyst I covered a wide array of projects and tasks, from Windows 3.1 to windows 2000 migration to wsus server for windows updates, Design and implementation of disaster recovery site and company wide Anti-virus. I worked not only as a windows administrator also writing new domain policies but also a firewall administrator for checkpoint firewall.

  • 3rd line Support of 500+ servers.
  • Microsoft Cluster Solution for Exchange Server 2003 and Windows IIS6.
  • Design, implementation and Support of Disaster recovery site.
  • Software / hardware support of Dell, IBM eServers, IBM Blade Technology and Compaq Servers.
  • Installation and Support of Microsoft systems including Exchange 5.5, 2000 and 2003, IIS4/5/6, SQL Server 2000, ISA Server 2003, RIS, WINS, DNS and DHCP.
  • Support and implementation of Storage area networks and VMWare ESX solutions.
  • 2000 and 2003 AD Group Policy including designing of new policies for our company requirements.
  • Design and implementation of Antivirus strategy using McAfee, Symantec Corporate edition and Groupshield.
  • Checkpoint NG Firewall administration, NGX and IPSO 4.0.
  • Provision of Written and interactive Training documentation for user, 1st , 2nd and 3rd level support departments.
  • Design and support of VPN to incorporate new company Legislation PL516, PL 514 PL 504.
  • SharePoint intranet Project – Design and build of SharePoint Infrastructure Farm.
  • Design and build of SharePoint DR Solutions.
  • Design and Build infrastructure for Testing CSU and CSF Environments.
  • Design and Build infrastructure for Standard Company Test staging Areas built on VMWare technology.
Senior Web Development/Support Analyst

Charles Stanley October 2000 – July 2002 (1 year 10 months)

As a senior web analyst the team worked as a 24hr cover for our clients. Speaking with clients on a daily basis from Europe to the USA. Covering design and build of our company Intranet site in asp, css and js. Covering customer websites within out SLA Agreements, Disaster recovery design and implementation. Support of 3rd party on-line applications

  • Build, maintain and provide 24 hour support to a variety of environments including Online web trading infrastructure (Fastrade, Egg, Fidelity) to meet SLA requirements
  • Project planning for online web trading infrastructure migration to 2003 OS.
  • Project planning for online web trading infrastructure DR implementation.
  • Documentation of Web infrastructure & network infrastructures
  • Design and implementation of Corporate websites and intranet using asp, vbscript, php, Macromedia Flash
  • Infrastructure design and build of DR Solutions for all online Trading sites.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Line support for web trading platforms.
Senior Support Analyst

Charles Stanley July 2000 – October 2000 (4 months)

My role as a senior support analyst was to cover 24hr support of our company systems and applications. Speaking with clients on a daily basis and actioning their requirements or any software or hardware issues. Covering Microsoft products and As400 based 3rd party applications.

  • 1st line user support of Reuters, Global Topic and Additional 3rd Party Market Data Applications.
  • 1st and 2nd Line support for over 800+ users
  • 1st and 2nd Line support for Brokers/Customer Workstations.
  • Microsoft Application support
  • Windows NT Workstation/XP and Windows NT Server Support 2nd Line Support
  • 2nd and 3rd line support for over 200 servers.
  • 3rd line support Research Server.
  • 1st and 2nd Line support for AS400
  • 1st and 2nd Line support for IBM Applications
IT and Marketing Support

NES & NCS LTD February 1998 – April 2000 (2 years 3 months)

Software and Hardware Support

Britania Data Management July 1996 – February 1998 (1 year 8 months)

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise
  • Front End Web development
    • CSS, SCSS, POSTCSS, SASS
    • Javascript, JQuery
    • HTML 5
    • PHP
    • MVC CSHTML
  • c# asp.net Application
  • User Systems
  • Server management
  • Active Directory
  • Hardware & Software
  • Technical Capability
  • Code quality
  • Software Testing
  • E-commerce
  • Product vision
  • Project management
  • Microsoft applications
  • Time management
  • Agile Development
  • Sharepoint 2007
  • Sharepoint site administration
  • Agile Methodologies
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Line support
  • Support Documentation
  • Front facing and telephone support
Development
  • CSS & SCSS
  • PostCSS & SASS
  • C# asp.net
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • Jade
  • JavaScript/JQuery
  • ASP.NET MVC 3/4
  • WordPress
  • ASP
  • ADM Scripting for AD
  • html
  • Macromedia Flash
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Microsoft Server Software
  • Windows Servers NT – 2012
  • Windows AD 2003 – 2012
  • MS Exchange 5.5 – 2012
  • MS Proxy 2.0 & ISA 2000
  • IIS 4.0 – 7+
  • MS DNS, DHCP & WINS
  • MS Terminal Server
  • RIS & SUS Server
  • ISS
  • MS SQL 2003 – 2012
  • Clustered solution
  • MS SharePoint Portal
  • Microsoft Hyper-v
  • MS Visual Studio
  • SharePoint
  • Red Hat Linux 6.x +
  • suse 8+
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Server Hardware
  • Build and support
  • Compaq ProLiant Server
  • HP Server Systems
  • Dell Server
  • IBM M & X series
  • IBM Blade Centers
  • Storage area networks
  • NAS Units
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3rd Party Server Software
  • VMWare ESX Server
  • Check point firewall NG
  • IBM Websphere 5.0.2.2
  • Apache
  • IBM HTTP
  • Veritas Backup Exec
  • ARCServe Backup
  • Netbackup
  • Norton Antivirus Corporate
  • McAfee Antivirus Corporate
  • KVS
  • SolarWinds
  • IpSentry
  • Surf Control
  • Nortons Ghost
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Visual Studio
  • Datastore
  • Enfocast
  • Reuters
  • Client Access Express
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Hobbies
  • Fitness and personal training.
  • Fitness & Body building competitions.
  • Coral Marine Reef Aquarium
  • Web development for wordpress themes.
  • Fishing.
  • MMORPG.
  • Home improvements(DIY)