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Simon Payne known as Simon Payne

20171015 173846

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BSc (Hons) Computer Science
ITIL Foundation in Service Management


I have worked at the university since April 2016, and have worked on many student facing systems in that time.

I graduated from Swansea University in 2011 with a degree in Computer Science. i live in Cardiff, my main hobbies outside of work are watching and playing rugby, watching ice hockey and professional wrestling.I Also spend quite a lot of time restoring and maintaining my 1979 Volkswagen Camper van.


7 years experience as Software developer in a range of environments including Telecommunications, Health and Safety, Finance, Insurance and Academic software.

Currently undertaking a beginners Welsh course.


Student Facing Services, Support for Marketing systems and CRM. Development of new systems and maintenance of existing system based on the requirements of the University.


British Computer Society

Areas of Expertise

Areas of expertise at USW:

Courses Website, Induction Timetables:
Golang, RabbitMQ, Micro Services, REST API’s, MongoDB

MyUSW and Application form:
Ruby on Rails, mySQL,

CRM and integrations:
Microsoft Dynamics, .Net Core 2.0, C#

Mobile Applications
IOS (Swift 4) and Android (Java) Mobile Applications

Areas of expertise before USW:
Financial and insurance systems using the following technologies:
Java, SQL, Tomcat, jQuery, JavaScript, Spring, Hibernate.

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