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I build the back-end of websites - sometimes big and complicated ones, with a lot of functionality that need careful attention to issues like code quality, and scaling issues. Think of me as much of a trouble-shooter, going into a site to fix it, and make sure it can grow - a lot.
My base of knowledge is large - I collect information and soak it up like a sponge - though if I don't know a particular field (that I'm actually interested in) well, I've probably got a lot of information on the subject to hand.
Specialities: Linux and LAMP system architecture, Queues (like SQS and Beanstalkd) Scaling & DevOps. PHP Development, and testing (with PHPUnit & Behat), MySQL and MongoDB. Since 2012, I've also been using Symfony2/3 extensively (indeed, this site is written with PHP/Symfony), and so I'm particularly looking to continue using it.
PHP Symfony doctrine capistrano phpunit tdd Docker scaling devops linux git memcached queues Beanstalkd BDD cucumber puppet behat redis ansible vagrant symfony3 agile