Charl Holtzhausen

I am a PHP developer with more than eleven years of PHP development experience.

I worked on a wide range of projects from small websites to large sytems like Intranets, Scoring systems and Management sytems

Experience

Senior / Lead PHP Developer (Fullstack)

International BrandBuilders
August 2014 - Present

Full lifecycle projects from small websites to large web based management systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Back End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Lead Developer
  • Systems Design
  • Database Design
  • Hosting Administrator
  • Hosting Support
  • Local Network Administrator
  • Client Communication (support, website changes, maintenance and new development requirements)
  • Email Signature Implementation
  • Emailer Design Implementation
Technologies:
  • PHP
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Javascript
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Custom API's
  • FuelPHP MVC framework
  • JSON
  • AJAX
  • CSS
  • XML
Honorable Mentions:
  • cPanel experience
  • LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
  • Payfast payment gateway integrations

Senior PHP Developer (Fullstack)

Bluegate Technology Solutions
August 2011 - July 2014

Full lifecycle projects from small websites to large web based systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Back End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Systems Design
  • Database Design
  • Client Communication (support, website changes, maintenance and new development requirements)
Technologies:
  • PHP
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Javascript
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Custom API's
  • Codeigniter / FuelPHP MVC framework
  • JSON
  • AJAX
  • CSS
  • XML
Honorable Mentions:
  • cPanel experience
  • LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
  • Payfast payment gateway integrations

Intermediate PHP Developer (Fullstack)

Omniscience Group
February 2011 - July 2011

Projects from small websites to large web based systems.

Responsibilities:
  • Back End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Systems Design
  • Database Design
  • Client Communication (support, website changes, maintenance)
Technologies:
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • JSON
  • AJAX
  • CSS

PHP Developer (Fullstack)

Intoweb Design
October 2009 - December 2010

Projects mainly consited of websites.

Responsibilities:
  • Back End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Systems Design
  • Database Design
  • Client Communication (support, website changes, maintenance and new development requirements)
Technologies:
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • JSON
  • AJAX
  • CSS

Junior PHP Developer (Fullstack)

Intoweb Business Solutions
May 2008 - September 2009

Main focus was development of intranet product development.

Responsibilities:
  • Back End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Systems Design
  • Database Design
  • Some Client Communication via email (support, website changes, maintenance)
Technologies:
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • JSON
  • AJAX
  • CSS
Honorable Mentions:
  • I was outsourced to Investec Bank (Menlyn branch) for intranet maintenance
  • Some of the intranet clients included: Large international banks and South African mining companies.

Skills

Programming Languages & Technologies
Databases
Tools

Some Honorable Mentions

  • Currently learning / experimenting with Andoid app development. (Google Play Store Link)
  • Youtube channel with "mini podcasts" documenting my experience / progress in Android app development and also general development subjects. (Youtube Channel Link)

Interests

I enjoy the outdoors especially fly fishing next to a quiet dam or stream. I also enjoy quality time with friends and family

As a "indoor" hobby, I learn new new technologies and when possible new programming languages.

Achievements

  • Member of Mensa (High IQ Society)
  • Membership Officer for Pretoria Mensa 2007 - 2017
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