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Chris Harrison

I am a web/software development professional with 7 years of experience. I'm currently based in Exeter, UK at tech startup Funeral Zone, writing software to help the bereaved.



Senior software developer, Funeral Zone

November 2016 - Present

Exeter, UK

Started work on a backend to a new app. Backend is planned to be a set of GraphQL resolvers.

Software developer, Microtest Ltd

April 2016 - November 2016

Cornwall, UK

Wrote web based clinical software for use in the NHS. Worked within an Agile team with a 1:1 dev/tester ratio. All project cards had to go through code review and testing in order to pass. Evidence of this was recorded in order to meet NHS mandated standards.

Technical Team Lead, Netccentric Ltd

January 2014 - April 2016


Took over responsibility of a mobile app called Dayre - a popular social media platform in the Asia Pacific region. Has 500k users and 100 req/sec and above regularly hitting the API. Service requirements were high traffic / high availability.

Senior software developer, Induxive Sdn Bhd

September 2012 - January 2014

Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Worked on a variety of medium sized client projects. Area of responsibility was frontend and backend development.

Senior web developer, Ripplewerkz Pte Ltd

April 2010 - September 2012


Developed a blog aggregating platform. Part of the Nuffnang blog advertising network with over a million blogs and present in over ten countries in Asia and Europe. One of the design goals was that the web crawler would reflect any change in the 1 million strong index within a maximum of 5 minutes.

Web developer, Ren Media Ltd

May 2009 - April 2010

London, UK

Built in-house classifieds websites for marketing UK companies to China.

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