I’m a full stack Lead Software Engineer with 15+ years experience developing and architecting software solutions. I’m proficient in a wide range of languages and technologies and I’m experienced in building cloud-hosted and Kubernetes-hosted distributed systems.
After working as a contractor for many years at companies including Sky and Sainsbury’s, I’m now employed full time leading a team of engineers as a Lead Software Engineer at Sky Betting and Gaming.
Technologies I’m currently working with on a day-to-day basis:
- Kubernetes / Docker
Other Tech: Objective-C, Python, Java, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Ansible, Chef
Visit my [LinkedIn profile](https://www.linkedin.com/in/ dchesterton).
- I’m a semi-professional sports photographer and big football (West Ham) fan.
- I’m building a local-first smart home based on MQTT and Home Assistant.
- I love to travel and I’ve visited over 40 countries.
- I’m renovating a 1960’s time capsule of a home with my wife.
- I (badly) play the guitar.
- I’m Dad to an incredible little boy, Theodore.
- BSc (Hons) Computer Science
- ILM Level 3 Leadership and Management
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect (In Progress)