Ruby Developer

Cococoder (aka Delaney Burke)


I am a confident, amiable, and tenacious self educated developer, with a passion for self improvement and 15 years proven track record in software development on both the Unix/Linux and the Microsoft Windows platform. In my career I have worked for a broad spectrum of clients of ranging from start-ups to multinationals across a vast number of industries, including Media, Banking and Healthcare

My eclectic mix of experience and technical skills have given me an insight into what it takes to bring a product, service or concept through the necessary steps to make it a reality and most importantly a success.


Telephone: 07478363386

Email: shout@cococoder.com

Github: https://github.com/cococoder


>> Cococoder Ltd - Senior Ruby Developer

From: Feb 2016 - To: Present

>> Interim Head of Engineering
Client : Homie.rent
Feb 2018 - June 2018

Homie.rent is a Tech crunch featured property tech company. They provide a concierge service for renters.

Once you have signed up with the service, Homie will find you properties that meet your requirements and then they organise everything from arranging viewings to negotiating with the estate agents.

My role as Interim Head of Engineering was to provide management and technical leadership while they found a permanent replacement to fill the role.

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> Senior Ruby Developer / Coach and Mentor
Client : Booking Bug
Sept 2017 - Feb 2018

Booking bug is an award winning booking platform.

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> Senior Ruby Developer
Client : IBSC
Feb 2016 - Feb 2018

A software consultancy company specialising in Telecommunications and IT.

As a Ruby developer in the automation team my role is to use my Ruby skills to build tools and frameworks, enabling the business to be more efficient and deliver a better quality service.

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>> Full Six - Senior Ruby Developer

From: Oct 2015 - To: Feb 2016

Full Six is Digital Agency which is part of the Havas Group.

Responsible for the Sainsbury's Home Made website.


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>> Coach In a Box - Head Of Technical Delivery

From: Jan 2014 - To: Aug 2015

Coach in a Box is an innovative company that delivers executive coaching via the telephone and the internet.

The Coach in a Box operating system has been implemented in Ruby on Rails and is hosted on Heroku. The application is covered by a suite of RSpec and Cucumber tests.


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>> Scribble Squad - Ruby Developer

From: Aug 2010 - To: Jan 2014

Scribble Squad, A multi-disciplined team of three, specialising in developing process automation, ETL and web applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra and Grape.


> Client : BSKYB

Sky, a UK telecommunications company.


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> Client: Net a Porter


Net a Porter, an online luxury fashion retailer


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> Client: BBC - Radio


BBC Radio, BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

The BBC radio site was comprised of a front-end user interface written in Html, CSS and Javascript with a PHP backend talking to a number of rest services which were implemented in Java. As part of the Cucumber test automation team.


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> Client: Headshift - Nokia Socialiser Project


Headshift, Management Consultants

Worked on the Nokia socialiser project, a social media monitoring tool


>> Arcacell, A Software Development Consultancy - Senior Software Developer (C# and Ruby)

From: Jan 2009 - To: Aug 2010

Arcacell, A Software Development Consultancy

Responsible for developing a web application in both Ruby and C# as part of a joint venture with a Canadian design agency , Saiko Media.


>> Thought Works - Senior Software Developer

From: Apr 2007 - To: Oct 2008

Thought Works, a Software Development Consultancy

Working on the "Forever mark" Project as part of multi-disciplined team, my role was to develop a C# windows forms application that modelled the diamond marking process across its entire value chain.