Zappit is:

[..]a pioneer of both NFC- and QR-enabled mobile engagement and payment technology; connecting brands with consumers, anytime, anywhere.

For whom I worked as the Lead Developer – and first permanent development hire – from February 2012 to May 2013.

My primary tasks have been assisting developing their world-class analytics framework for campaign tracking, as well as the mobile experience production interface; mentoring and managing permenant and contract developers; and the full redevelopment of the hosting architecture over to a cloud-based horizontally scaling system built on Amazon’s Web Services platform.

Key technologies:

  • PHP5
  • CodeIgniter
  • Amazon EC2, S3, Autoscaling
  • Netflix’s Asguard Autoscaling platform.
  • MySQL
  • Linux (Ubuntu, SUSE, Debian)
  • Mobile web development
  • User Interface Development
  • Payment service integration
  • HTML5/jQuery application development
  • Google Mapping API
  • Geocoded information (including pinpoint, celltower and GeoIP)
  • Python
  • Celery / RabbitMQ / AMQP