Alex Collins
Technical Leadership and Architecture
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Technical Leadership

Established management and communication skills from ten years of experience successfully leading technical teams developing enterprise Java applications in delivering project on time and on budget.

Technical Architecture

A track record of excellent design and architectural experience delivering low latency, high volume, high-availability online transaction processing systems and trading systems for the largest clients in the UK IT sector.


A driven, dedicated, hands-on team leader, technical leader and architect.

Languages and Frameworks

Java (JEE, JAX, JPA, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JDBC, JNI, JUnit, TestNG, JMeter, Gatling), Groovy/Grails, TCL/TK, Ruby, TCP/IP, HTTP, XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, HTML5, JavaScript/jQuery, CSS3


DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Informix, Oracle, MongoDB, Hazelcast

Containers and Operating Systems

Kubernetes, Docker, UNIX, Linux (RHEL, Cent-OS, Ubuntu), OS-X, Windows Server

Application Servers

Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty


Maven, Ant, Hudson, Jenkins, CruiseControl, Git, SVN, CVS, Puppet, Vagrant, JIRA, Trac, RT, Bugzilla, Drupal, WordPress


Agile (Scrum/Kanban), TDD, BDD, UML

I've lived in London since 2002.


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