OfW Member CV

Summary

I am a good problem solver who loves to share ideas and implement solutions in an agile approach and I'm always keen to collaborate. My interest and experience is in the field of information technology with one year specialization in data science and machine learning using Python and a further 3 years in web and software development using PHP.

 

Details

Age 34
Gender Male
Nationality South African
Address Cape Town

Languages English, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Swati, Ndebele

Education & Training

Data Science and Machine Learning using Python & SQL

NQF5 Certiicate in Data Science and Machine Learning, Explore Data Science Academy
Durban, Jan 2020 to Oct 2020
Learners will gain an overview of data science and machine learning - the skills required to be a data scientist. In the Fundamentals phase they learn how to clean, analyze and visualize data as well as how to effectively communicate the findings. During machine learning, students solve real-world problems by building regression, classification and unsupervised learning algorithms in Python. This involves data exploration insight building, improving and communicating models from a raw and unstructured data-set.

NQF5: Information Technology(Systems Development)

NQF5 Certificate, Red and yellow creative school of business
Cape Town, Sep 2016 to Dec 2017
Learned and gained hands on experience to develop dynamic web applications and databases using PHP, MySQL, Laravel, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap , WordPress and J Query. Also Learned search engine optimization(SEO), web analytics (google analytics) and digital marketing(Pay Per click, AdWords)

N4 Electrical Engineering(Light Current)

CERTIFICATE, Mnambithi TVET College
Ladysmith(KZN), Jan 2015 to Apr 2015

B.Sc. Applied Mathematics and Physics

Degree, UKZN
Durban, Feb 2006 to Dec 2009

Grade 12 Senior Certificate

Mathematics, Physical Science, English, IsiZulu, Biology, Geographyy, Lokothwayo Combined School
Ladysmith(KZN), Jan 2001 to Dec 2005
Endorsement with merit, also achieved distinctions in Maths sand Science

 

Employment

Data Science Intern

Ignition Group
Durban, Jan 2020 to Sep 2020
During the internship period I learned how to build ELT data pipelines: Extracting raw data through API endpoints, crawling, or scraping, then transforming and loading that data into AWS and MS SQL database and then build predictive models and recommender systems using Python’s pyspark, pandas and scikit-learn libraries. creating meaningful data visualizations using matplotlib, seaborn and ggplot Python libraries, creating application’s dashboards using Power BI and presenting them to an audience.

PHP Developer

INNOV8MEDIA - part of ICON AFRICA (holding company)
Cape Town, Apr 2019 to May 2020
Worked as a Full-stack PHP Lead Developer. Duties included project initiation, design, development, and deployment into cloud through c panel. Designed and built databases using MySQL and PHPmyAdmin. Built both front and back-end of https://data.innov8media.co.za and https://manager.innov8media.co.za • Technologies used include Laravel5, Git & GitHub HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Bootstrap jQuery MySQL and PHP7.

Junior Software Developer

Braxton Group Consulting
Stellenbosch, Sep 2018 to Jan 2019
Most duties included fixing bugs, upgrading, and testing people and talent management software products, as well as liaising and providing virtual technical support to existing clients. • Technology Stack: Adobe ColdFusion, CFML, Angular JS, Apache Subversion (SVN), JavaScript, SQL, HTML5 and CSS3.

Coding Incubatee

The Training Room Online
Cape Town, Apr 2018 to Sep 2018
As an entrepreneur within the tech sphere, I worked on my business idea and built my solution https://www.skillzbid.co.za and its Business concept. A recruitment App (still under construction) aimed at using Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence to find and hire suitable candidates for vacant positions. • Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77qQ2DkQTyo.

Leanership(PHP Web Developer)

Red and Yellow
Cape Town, Sep 2016 to Dec 2017
Through the Learnership I focused on both front-end and back-end development. The technologies and languages I have used intensively includes PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery and Bootstrap. Framework and IDE’s includes NetBeans and quite a bit of LARAVEL. I was also trained and worked on paid search engine advertising & marketing/pay per click (PPC) where I created keywords lists and implemented advertising campaigns using Google AdWords combined with Google Tag Manager for tracking adds and Google Analytics for insight and actions.

 

Skills

Admin Analysis Community organiser Computer programming Good computer literacy Machine operation Marketing Merchandising Project management Social media Spreadsheets Teaching / tutoring Tech Support Warehousing Word processing Writing reports

 

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