Brandon Dooley

Dublin, Ireland · +353-86-072-1935 · b.d.1997@hotmail.com

I am currently in Final Year in Trinity College, Dublin studying Integrated Computer Science. I have experience working with the following:

  • Programming Languages: Javascript, ReactJS, React Native, NodeJS, Python, PHP, C, HTML, CSS, Java, Bash, Swift, Haskell
  • AWS Technologies: EC2, ECS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, CodeDeploy, Route53, RDS, VPC, IAM, EFS, ElastiCache, VPC, ApiGateway, ElasticSearch Service
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Mac, Windows, CentOS/RHEL
  • WebServer Technologies: Apache, Nginx
  • Datastores: MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcached, Firestore
  • DevOps Tools: Jenkins, TravisCI, Docker, Puppet, Chef, Vagrant, Terraform, AWS CodeDeploy , Logstash, Kibana
  • ELK Stack: Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana

I have experience both working within and leading team enviornments. I have completed multiple projects working with clients which included meeting with the client regularly and fulfilling all of their desires and needs.

Experience

Software Engineer Intern

xSellco

xSellco build and develop CRM and E-Commerce platorms & tools that allow users integrate all of their sales channels, customer support, feedback and pricing into one platform.

Currently employed as a Software Engineer Intern working directly with the Engineering Manager. Duties include building test scripts that verify deployments are working correctly on both a staging and production level. Using AWS services such as CloudWatch to monitor various aspects of xSellco's infrastructure with regards to performance and scalability. Integrating the ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) stack with AWS to pull in custom metrics to AWS CloudWatch and design custom alarms and notifications surrounding these metrics. Transitioning xSellco's previous manual deployment stategy to a fully CI/CD strategy using GitHub, Jenkins and AWS CodeDeploy to perform an in-place continuous deployment on a staging and then production level. Using Selenium to test the functionality and performance of the front end platforms provided by xSellco and push automated reports to Slack.

Jul 2018 - Current

Analyst - Healthcare Sector

Trinity Student Managed Fund

Working as part of a team of analysts within the Healthcare sector of the fund. Involves motoring the funds current holdings within the healthcare/bio pharmaceutical sector. Keeping both the senior analyst and sector manager up to date on current stocks and market positions. Also involves researching new prospective holdings to potentially be pitched as a buy option to the Executive Committee.

Mar 2017 - Jun 2018

Waiter & Barman

Old Street Restaurant, Malahide

Currently employed as a waiter and barman within the restaurant on a part-time basis.

Jun 2018 - Jun 2019

Mar 2017 - Jun 2018

Co-Founder

Beauty Quay

Beauty Quay was a Cosmetics & Beauty Products Online Retailer dedicated to providing new and top of the range cosmetic products.

Handling the establishment of the company and all relevant legal proceedings. Setting up and developing a fully integrated e-commerce platform, as well as supporting social media platforms. Maintaining and developing upon these platforms. Running advertisement campaigns through various services, mainly Facebook Ad's and Google Ad's.

Feb 2017 - Sep 2017

Waiter

Coast Restaurant, Malahide

Serving tables of large and small groups. Working within a team environment of up to 20 staff at one time. Operating in a fine-dining, busy environment. Clearing and resetting tables under pressure in a busy restaurant environment. Serving wedding and funeral functions of up to 250 people. Taking orders for both small and large groups. Putting orders through MICROS systems. Handling cash and card payments of large and small groups. Running food from the kitchen out to the restaurant floor. Serving wine and various other beverages to customers. Experience serving breakfast, lunch and fine-dining dinner services.

Jul 2016 - Mar 2017

Nov 2013 - Sep 2015

Work Experience

Davy Stockbrokers

Working within several departments such as finance, research, private clients, equity trading, corporate trading and HR. Assisting employees with duties such as filing and organizing documents for scanning. Assisting a senior researcher within the company on a project conducting research into one of the top mining firms in the world. This entailed researching the company’s quarterly and annual results, finding specific data e.g production values, and creating a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in order for the senior researcher to gain a vivid overlook on the company’s performance for potential future investors.

Sep 2013

Recruiter

Firstaff Personnel Consultants

Evaluating job specifications for Senior Consultants and Managing Director. Teaching employees on how to use Boolean search methods. Searching for CV’s that fitted job specifications on monster, LinkedIn and Google. Contacting candidates via Phone and E-mail. Forwarding potential candidates through to Senior Consultants and Managing Director. Logging candidates into the companies database (Voyager) and clients databases.

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

Projects

GitHub Social Graph

Graphical Representation of GitHub Organisation repository
ReactJS web application which interrogrates the GitHub API to fetch data surrounding the lifecycle of an organisations repository on GitHub. Using Ubers react-vis library and other external libaries this data is graphically displayed in an informative and easy to read manner.

Languages: ReactJS
GitHub Repository: github-social-graph

2018

Education

Trinity College DUblin

Bachelor of Computer Science
First Year Results

  • First Class Honors

Second Year Results

  • First Class Honors

Third Year Results

  • Semester One - First Class Honors
  • Semester Two - First Class Honors

2016 - 2020

Malahide Community School

Leaving Certificate

540 points

2010 - 2016

Dublin City University (DCU)

Centre for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI)

Completed outside of Primary School on Saturday mornings.

Modules taken include:

  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Marine Biology
  • Computer Applications
  • Creative Writing
  • Forensic Science
  • Experimental Physics
2005 - 2011

Skills

  • Programming Languages: Javascript, ReactJS, React Native, NodeJS, Python, PHP, C, HTML, CSS, Java, Bash, Swift, Haskell
  • AWS Technologies: EC2, ECS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, CodeDeploy, Route53, RDS, VPC, IAM, EFS, ElastiCache, VPC, ApiGateway, ElasticSearch Service
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Mac, Windows, CentOS/RHEL
  • WebServer Technologies: Apache, Nginx
  • Datastores: MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Memcached, Firestore
  • DevOps Tools: Jenkins, TravisCI, Docker, Puppet, Chef, Vagrant, Terraform, AWS CodeDeploy , Logstash, Kibana
  • ELK Stack: Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana


Workflow
  • Agile
  • DevOps
  • Project Management
  • Responsive Design Techniques
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Database & Server Setup and Management

Awards & Certifications

  • Trinity Book Award (First Class Honors) - 2019
  • Trinity Book Award (First Class Honors) - 2018
  • Trinity Book Award (First Class Honors) - 2017
  • Certificate of Achievement for Academic Excellence - Malahide Community School
  • Staff Achiever of the Month - Grand Hotel, Malahide