Alex Hovy – Full Stack Software Engineer

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Seasoned Software Engineer with a comprehensive background in developing scalable, high-performance applications across a range of industries. Expertise in both leadership and technical roles, specialising in a wide array of programming languages, frameworks, databases, and cloud platforms.

Work Experience


Britehouse Mobility – Senior Software Engineer

Mar 2022 – Feb 2024

  • Led projects, collaborated with other teams, managed client expectations, delegated tasks to team members, and mentored them to achieve successful outcomes
  • Rebuilt the Tsogo Sun app with improved and enhanced integrated APIs, ensuring scalability and performance through load testing
  • Expanded the BIDTravel portal to onboard other brands, enhanced PNR processing procedures, and improved overall robustness
  • Enhanced Kaap Agri portal functionality to reduce support queries, and built integrated API reporting

Skills: C#, Python, TypeScript, .NET, Angular, Flutter, Node.js, Spartacus, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Firebase, Cosmos Db, Azure, Docker
Projects: Tsogo Sun, Makro, Shoprite, Lenmed, Clinix, National Treasury, Kaap Agri, BIDTravel

Syncrony Digital – Intermediate Software Engineer

Feb 2018 – Feb 2022

  • Architected a board portal SaaS solution to empower teams and organisations to effectively manage and govern their meetings
  • Engineered a cloud-based, multi-format document storage and distribution platform with a hierarchical tree structure organisation interface to improve document management
  • Built an IoT integration to capture blood glucose levels, with a portal and reporting solution for improved diabetes management
  • Created a booking and payment integration system for ATKV accommodations, streamlining the customer experience

Skills: C#, TypeScript, .NET, Angular, Xamarin, Blazor, Umbraco, MSSQL
Projects: BoardCloud, Compozr, The Pharma World, ATKV

NetCad – Software Engineer & Technical Support

Jan 2017 – Jan 2018

  • Developed in-house tools to enhance support services, improve client and server backup monitoring, and provide centralised access to these tools through an internal portal

Skills: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL
Projects: Intracad

OMSA Connect – Technical Support

Jan 2016 – Dec 2016

  • Implemented network infrastructure and security solutions, providing comprehensive customer support throughout the process

Education


Hoërskool Randburg

  • National Senior Certificate with minimum requirements for Bachelor’s degree

Other Experience


AutoIPTV

Jan 2017 – Jul 2019

  • Developed an API for IPTV streaming and built a crawler to extract links, enabling other developers to build their own streaming services

Skills


Languages: C#, Python, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP
Frameworks: .NET, Angular, Flutter, React, Node.js, Xamarin, Blazor, Umbraco, Spartacus
Databases: MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Firebase, Cosmos Db
Tools: Azure, AWS, Docker