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Hi, I'm Kealan Parr.

Senior Software Engineer working on mobile, web and iOS.

Personal projects

Personal projects

Every Link I Wish I Had As A Beginner.

I created a repo detailing a host of useful links and resources to help less experienced developers. This has a CRON Node script that runs monthly, to ensure none of the links undergo link rot.

Developer Forge

A site I created to share my technical writing.

Recent work

Grid based algorithms.

I visualised Conway's Game of Life & implemented two path finding algorithms.

Chrome Dino script

A basic automation script I made for the chrome dino offline game.

Experience

Experience

amberlabs

Senior Fullstack Engineer

Working across a mixture of clients in a consultancy

Auden

Senior Software Engineer

Working in team Rai on our short-term loan products utilising React Typescript/JavaScript and NodeJS.

Experience

bet365

Software Engineer

Talented software developer, delivering projects on the mobile, web and iOS app products. Entrusted with out of hours on-call duties, and mentoring juniors, working in a high pressure environment.

Kite Apparel

Free-lance Web developer

Produced a website, with 40 product pages from a customers specification. Worked collaboratively with a client to understand their needs; successfully created their site. Gained the ability to be incredibly accurate, as this project was completed alone. Delivering on time and on budget.

Experience

FDM Group

Software Engineer Trainee

Finished a comprehensive programming training course covering: SQL, UNIX, OOP & C#. Received a passing grade and was immediately placed, passing all technical & business interviews

Manchester

Various Volunteering Roles

Various volunteering roles from teaching an MMA class, reading to disadvantaged children, tree planting & library work. As a reading volunteer some children jumped two reading years in six months, as a result of firm & fair pupil control.

Education

Education

BSc Biology

Manchester Metropolitan University

First class honours

Ignite Course

Northcoders

Completion of all sessions and projects

Successes

Successes

Empire International Open

Predators MMA & BJJ Academy

Gold

Foundation Degree

Management & Leadership

Royal Naval Reserves - Officer Training

Certificates

freeCodeCamp

freeCodeCamp

Responsive Web Design

Completion of the course representing around 300hrs work

freeCodeCamp

JS Algorithms and Data Structures

Completion of the course representing around 300hrs work

freeCodeCamp

Back End Developmet and APIs

Completion of the course representing around 300hrs work, and 5 Node API's you can view in my GitHub

Businesses

Kealan Parr Ltd

Kealan Parr Ltd

Director

Running a profitable freelance business offering technical writing, technical reviewing and software development.

I have worked successfully with more than 40 clients - across a host of interesting and challenging projects.