Rosco Adams

Mobile Software Developer | rosco.ios.dev@gmail.com

ABOUT

I am a Mobile Software Developer with over 10 years of professional development experience. I'm interested in Software Architechture and Design, but my major focus is on developing mobile & tablet applications. I have varied experience ranging in Retail IT Systems, to Media and Finance applications.


EDUCATION

Mobile Cloud Computing with Android, Computer Software Engineering
University of Maryland College Park
6 Month Course

JUNE 2014

Bachelor of Technology: Information Technology, Software development
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
2 Year Degree Course

2010

SAP NetWeaver Integration Technology – Overview (TBIT100)
SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (TBIT40)
SAP PI Mapping and BPM (TBIT44)
SAP
Short Course

2010

National Diploma: Information Technology (Cum Laude), Information Technology - Software Development
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
4 Year National Diploma Course

2007
CUM LAUDE



WORK

Senior Software Developer
Zapper.

Further development for the iOS ZapZap mobile application. ZapZap is a revolutionary ad-free mobile utility app that lets you keep your money virtually, right inside your mobile phone. Shop quickly and easily, both in-store and online. Send and receive funds from friends, family, colleagues and Facebook friends instantly with just a few taps. Simply download, register, top up, shop and explore the possibilities!

FEBRUARY 2015 - CURRENT

Senior Software Developer
Global Kinetic Software Engineers.

Development for the iOS ZapZap mobile application. ZapZap is a revolutionary ad-free mobile utility app that lets you keep your money virtually, right inside your mobile phone. Shop quickly and easily, both in-store and online. Send and receive funds from friends, family, colleagues and Facebook friends instantly with just a few taps. Simply download, register, top up, shop and explore the possibilities!

SEPTEMBER 2012 - FEBRUARY 2015

iOS Mobile Developer
Touchlab.

Working in Objective-C to develop applications for iOS devices (iPad). Taken ownership of the Landbou brand application developing new widgets (apps inside of the app), maintenance, performance enhancements and recently all code for the redesigned UI for release. Widgets (apps within app) developed include building a 3-axis spirit level with GPS and altitude features designed for farmers for installation of Solar panels and ground gradient measurements. Another Widget includes a Spray Tank Calculator, in which the mixes required to fill a tank / calculate mixes need for a particular area etc, based on tank size, irrigation rate, product required and the size of the land. Other personal projects include writing iOS wrappers for an HTML5 game to have the entire game run natively. I have managed the creation, submission and release approval of applications inside the app store. I have successfully submitted numerous version updates for approval and had them approved by the App store.

NOVEMBER 2011 - AUGUST 2012

Team Lead - SAP Process Integration
Shoprite Holdings Ltd.

Team Lead Shoprite PI Support - Software Developer. Maintenance and Development of the Branch Distribution system for 5 months [ Technical ESQL/C]. Joined the SAP Process Integration team for the conversion of current IT Buying systems to SAP Retail, and configuring the communication to legacy systems. Additional tasks include Standby for Legacy Buying System and Branch Distribution System. Resolving Defects and change requests. Developing interfaces and assisting in Integration design, development and implementation.

JULY 2009 - NOVEMBER 2011

Junior programmer
Shoprite Holdings Ltd.

Maintenance and Development of the Branch Distribution system (Extended SQL in C, Unix, Unix Shell and Informix SQL). Integration between Buying Systems and Store servers (RE and BlueCube stores). 24/7/365 Standby.

JULY 2008 - JUNE 2009

Trainnee Programmer
Shoprite Holdings Ltd.

Working in the Buying Retail System, handling of incidents, user support and extract requests [Informix SQL, Unix Shell, Unix]. Maintenance of Branch Distribution System [ESQL/C].

JULY 2007 - JUNE 2008



HONORS AND AWARDS

Academic Article published
Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

My academic paper on "multi-touch devices improving the cognitive learning abilities of toddlers (aged 1 - 3)" was published by the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2011. (Btech: IT).

2011

Graduated Cum Laude (National Diploma)
Cape Peninsula University of Technology

2007


SKILLS

Objective-C


Unix Shell Scripting


Integration


C++


HTML/CSS


SQL (MYSQL/INFORMIX)




PORTFOLIO

LANDBOU

Landbouweekblad is a handy portal to reliable and useful information, it features real-time commodity prices, an extraordinary weather offering and archived articles. The app comes with a Safex feed. A feed from the JSE provides daily trading updates, as well as financial information on listed companies, dating back five years. Weekly live auction results from Kroonstad, Kimberley and Gouda are also available, as well as a summary of national prices achieved for cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens. - Media24

Software Development and User Interface

ZAPZAP

ZapZap is a revolutionary ad-free mobile utility app that lets you keep your money virtually, right inside your mobile phone. Shop quickly and easily, both in-store and online. Send and receive funds from friends, family, colleagues and Facebook friends instantly with just a few taps. Simply download, register, top up, shop and explore the possibilities!

Software Development and User-Interface




CONTACT

Email
rosco.ios.dev@gmail.com

Address
Cape Town, South Africa.

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