Started:
March 2018
Role:
Solutions Architect / Technical Lead
Connect:
GitHub, LinkedIn

Based in Melbourne, Alex works with Salsa and our clients to design and build Drupal solutions, providing high level technology strategy and oversight. 

As a solution architect, Alex oversees the technical direction at a strategic level. His continuous integration expertise ensures all projects merge development code into the pipeline early and often. This helps to reduce costs and risks in projects. 

Alex also works on Salsa projects as a technical lead, working closely with our developers, business analysts and clients to provide a technical direction that meets our clients’ business needs. 

Skillset

  • Strategic planning and development of IT roadmaps

  • Architecture and system component analysis

  • Drupal, Symfony, jQuery, Angular, Ansible, AWS, CI

Previous experience

Alex has over 15 years’ experience as an agile senior developer/technical lead with a strong full-stack development and DevOps background. He was the lead architect on Victoria’s Single Digital Presence (SDP) project as well as the lead architect on the GovCMS migration.

Before working for Salsa, Alex had senior development roles with Technocrat, News Corp Australia and Cambridge International College. 

Qualifications

  • Master of Computer Software Engineering

  • Bachelor of Graphic Pre-press, Multimedia

  • Acquia Certified Developer

Hobbies/Fun facts

  • Exploring Australia on my mountain bike 

  • Open source

  • Robotics

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