Pretorius - Software Developer / Engineer - Potchefstroom, NW, South Africa

Leon Pretorius

Potchefstroom, NW, South Africa


Software Developer / Engineer


I have experience in the following:
C #(Sharp), Java, CS-5 Dreamweaver, CS-5 Flash,
CS-5 Photoshop, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP,
Microsoft Office Access 2003 - 2010 Database Development

With prior skills in project management & software development, I manage software projects from assessment phases through to the deployment phase.

I currently develop Applications for Anglo Gold Ashanti's Rock Engineering Research and Development Department. Projects consist of File Handling & Data manipulations to get usable charts and graphs, this is accomplished by integrating with current Rock Engineering Software. I also develop user friendly GUI's or Front-ends to cater for any kind of end-user.

Work History

Senior Technical Systems Specialist- Programming

Anglo Gold Ashanti – Rock Engineering Research and Development Dept.

From October 2011

Developing User Friendly Front-end Applications in Java.
Manipulating Raw Data to generate usable charts in image formats.
Project Management - Software Projects (Assessments to Deployment Phase)
Develop Software Applications that integrates with current Rock Engineering Software
Optimize the manipulation of Rock Engineering related data.

Network Technician (Psira Grade C qualified)

Anglo Gold Ashanti - Security Technical Dept.

November 2008 - October 2011

(Cathexis Certified)
Installations/ Maintenance/ Consultations
Remote Support
Light Surveys

Alarms Systems:
Installations/ Maintenance/ Consultations

Access Control:
Installations/ Maintenance/ Consultations
Remote Support
Routine Programming

Information Technology:
Software Planning/ Installations/ Maintenance
Hardware Planning/ Installations/ Maintenance
Network Planning/ Installations/ Maintenance
Server 2003/2008 Setup/ Maintaining
Server 2003/2008 OU & GPO Management
Assembling/Upgrading/Repairing/ Maintaining Computer Systems
Remote Support
Consultations on IT Security Solutions & Integration thereof
Audits on all above mentioned systems.

Additional Duties:
Project Management
Risk Assessments
Return of Interests
Area Drawings, Mapping & Routing of
Stock Control

Management (Sales\Technical)

IT Zone

October 2006 - November 2008

Software Installations & Maintenance
Hardware Installations & Maintenance
Network Installations & Maintenance
Server Setup & Maintenance
Assembling & Upgrading computers
Internal & External Sales
Stock Collecting
CCTV Camera Installations & Maintenance

Snr. Technical Systems Specialist

AngloGold Ashanti

Qualifications & Certifications

Comprehensive Programming


In-House / External Institutes / Self Study

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