Summary and Skillset

Versatile IT professional with a reputation for providing superior value to organizations that demand the highest level of quality, creativity, and customer service. I have over 10+ combined years of working in the IT environment. Thorough and meticulous data and business systems analyst, passionate about helping businesses succeed through collecting, organizing, extrapolating, interpreting, and reporting data to stakeholders so that they can make informed decisions.

I have proven experience in transforming user stories into meaningful functional requirements. Solid understanding of data engineering, data modelling, visualization, software development, software testing, project management, cloud computing, database design, IT operations management and supervising junior staff. My tech stack includes, but is not limited to ETL tools (Azure Data Factory, Apache Spark, Apache Airflow, SSIS), Power BI, DAX, Python, Django, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, SciKit-Learn, Seaborn, T-SQL, SQL, Advanced Excel, WordPress, HTML, XML, CSS, Bootstrap, cPanel, WHM, VS Code, Visual Studio, Jupiter Notebook, SSRS, SSIS, Data Warehousing, SSAS, SSDT, SSMS, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Synapse Analysis, Data Lake, HD Insight, Azure Data Studio, Azure SQL Database, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Git, GitHub, ITIL, Microsoft 365, Google Docs. Business and Systems Analyst skills includes but is not limited to writing documentation and user manuals, functional requirements elicitation, business process management, systems design, SWOT, PESTLE, UML, ERD, flowcharts, activity diagram, use case diagrams, sequence diagrams, collaboration diagrams.

When I am not doing technical stuff, I will be doing accounting and taxation. My interest is in financial statements, cashflow projections, business planning, tax returns computations (income tax, VAT, PAYE, Import). I am a fully qualified tax practitioner, registered with SARS, and a Business Accountant, registered with SAIBA.

Open Source

GIT/Version Control

MVC/MVT Architecture

Refactoring & Legacy Code

Automated Testing


Clean Typography

Composition & Layout

User Interface Theory

Human-centred Design

Web & Graphic Design

Print Publications

Server Admin
Plesk, cPanel, phpMyAdmin, FileZilla, Postman, Google Dev Console
Developer Tools
VS Code, Sublime Text, SourceTree, MAMP, Vagrant, Firefox, Koala
Design Tools
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, TypeKit

Services & Integration

GitHub, Travis CI, Netlify, Google APIs, CodeClimate, DigitalOcean, MailChimp

Testing Frameworks

PHPUnit, CodeCeption

Back-end Development

PHP, MySQL, C#, Laravel, Slim, Hugo, WordPress (Pods, WPML, Genesis Framework)

Front-end Design
HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Foundation, Tailwind