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Jackie ***** Junior Developer

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa R15 000 / Month My portfolio LinkedIn Github CV-Jackie-Allam.pdf
Information TechnologyTelecommunications
  • Nationality: South African
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Employment Level: Junior
  • Career Experience: 10 - 15 Years
  • Employment Status: Employed
  • I’m looking for a Junior Developer role that will allow me to grow into a career as a developer. Although I’ve been working in other fields for a number of years, I studied Software Development and I’ve been using my spare time to do coding courses online to make a career move back into this field.

    I have experience in Python, Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS and related frameworks like Flask, Node.js, React.js. I’ve worked with SQL and NoSQL databases.

    I’m a hard worker, I love coding and believe that I can add a lot of value to any company that will give me a chance.


    Jan 1996 - Dec 1998 National Diploma: Information Technology at Cape Technikon

    With a focus on programming, this diploma included studies of Database & Information Systems, Statistics, Cost Accounting and a few languages namely – C++, Cobol, Natural and Assembly.

    Aug 2020 - Jul 2021 Full Stack Web Development at Udemy

    Extensively covering HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript, Node, React, MongoDB and many other tools and frameworks. I found this a necessary and useful upgrade to my basic web development skills.

    Nov 2020 - Aug 2021 Python Programming at Udemy

    One of the most comprehensive Python courses available online. Using a number of frameworks, we built a variety projects covering scripting and automation, building websites and web apps, games, and data science.

    Oct 2021 - Oct 2021 Java Certification Course at Udemy

    This course covers all of the basics of Java, with special focus on Object Oriented Programming and many of the most in-demand and critical components for becoming a Core Java developer.


    Jul 2018 to present Customer Service Associate (Digital) at Amazon.com

    I work with customers and leadership to resolve technical issues with their devices and digital services.
    Emphasis on punctuality, performance metrics and consistently acknowledged as a top performer.

    May 2016 to Jun 2018 Business Owner/Manager at Self-employed

    Created a line of home-cooked Banting-style frozen foods and worked on promoting the business.

    Sep 2014 to Apr 2016 Debtor's Clerk at Steinbuild (now The Building Company)

    Provided telephonic support for store staff and vetting of new credit applications. Also performed varied admin functions, including monthly reports, filing, email and telephone communications, data capture.

    Aug 2013 to Jul 2014 Front Desk Receptionist at Bryanston Veterinary Clinic

    Oversaw all front desk and telephone reception at busy clinic, including cashier duties. Also varied general office administration.

    Feb 2002 to Jul 2013 PC Support Technician & Webmaster at Self-employed

    Provided basic computer support to clients, including hardware and software installation, upgrades & maintenance.
    Website development and maintenance for a number of clients. Also provided antivirus & malware removal and CD/DVD duplication services.

    Nov 1998 to May 2003 Webmaster at Self-employed

    Developed and maintained own personal interest websites. Self-taught HTML & CSS.

    Mar 1999 to Jul 2001 Data Capturer & General Support (Contract employment) at Various

    Mostly a variety of data capture projects, also filling in for ad-hoc duties including general computer and network support, reception, filing, drafting, etc.

    Jul 1998 to Jan 1999 Junior C Programmer at The Data Base Approach

    Implemented ad-hoc changes to legacy system code using C and SQL.
    Started development of new website project.