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Gareth JAMES

PARIS

En résumé

Anglais en France depuis 17 ans, je travail depuis 18 ans dans le secteur internet, plus specifiquement en ingenieur developeur, chef de projet ou scrum master. Je maitrise des outils open source, plus specifiquement Apache, PHP, MySQL

Je parle Anglais et Français couramment et j'ai un bon niveau d'Espagnol et d'Allemand.

Mes compétences :
Perl
Linux
Php
Apache
Os x
Open source
Development
Freebsd
Web

Entreprises

  • SortirAuResto.com - Fondateur et responsable développement

    2010 - maintenant
  • Yahoo! Europe - Ingenieur

    PARIS 1999 - 2010 Engineering Program Manager - Yahoo! EuroSport
    Yahoo! Europe
    January 2007 – January 2010

    - Organisation of launch and development of co-branded sports site across 5 countries
    - Co-ordination of engineering, production and QA teams
    - Organisation of a multi-country cross-functional team to ensure execution of program deliverables
    - Engineering specification definition
    - Scrum master for multiple product, engineering and QA teams
    - Responsible and accountable for the execution of roadmap to ensure on-time product launch
    - Communication of project progress to management
    - Track and analyse risk and issues

    Lead Developer, Yahoo! Dating Europe
    Yahoo!
    December 2002 – December 2006

    Launch of Yahoo! Dating in UK, France, Germany
    Porting of US Dating platform from proprietary language to PHP/MySQL
    Managing scalability issues of multi-continent application deployment
    I18n/L18n of US Platform
    Management of European engineering team
    Coordination with marketing and product teams
    Closure and outsourcing of platform following sale of site to partner


    European platform engineer
    Yahoo!
    July 2000 – December 2002
    Work with European Infrastructure group
    Development of platform to migrate data from Oracle to MySQL DB
    Development of Yahoo! Europe CMS platform (Perl/PHP/MySQL)
    Yahoo!
    European Engineer
    Yahoo!
    July 1999 – July 2000 (1 year 1 month)Paris Area, France

    Launch of european Weather Platform (Java/Oracle)
    Maintenance of several European sites (Yahoo! Weather, Yahoo! Search, Yahoo! mobile, Yahoo! Travel...)
  • PSI Net / Calvacom - Developeur internet

    1998 - 1999 Responsible for application development (C, Perl, PHP, SQL, CGI, Javascript). Web site creation. Maintenance of UNIX (Solaris) and Linux servers. Administration of web server (Apache). Pre-sale and after-sale contact with clients.
  • Zetnet - Ingenieur

    1996 - 1997 Manchester (England). PERL, C Programming. Management of a UNIX network for an internet service provider.

Formations

  • University Of York (York)

    York 1995 - 1996 Music Technology
  • University Of Sheffield (Sheffield)

    Sheffield 1991 - 1994 Electronic Engineering

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