Shiny Pebble

Contract software development, with a focus on data and APIs, IAM, and infrastructure.


Extensive experience across a range of technologies and concepts, including Django, AWS, Kubernetes, SPARQL, XSLT, REST and DNS.


Dedicated to fostering inclusive and supportive working environments.


With over five years of remote working experience across multiple organisations in agile teams, I can fit easily into your existing team and help build up collaborative working practices.

About Me

I'm Alex, a contract senior developer with a long history developing web applications and data tools, primarily in the public, academic and charity sectors.


Programming Languages

  • Python star favorite
  • JavaScript star favorite
  • Ruby warning
  • Java warning
  • XSLT favorite
  • Perl warning


  • Django star favorite
  • Wagtail favorite
  • React
  • Flask
  • django-rest-framework star
  • celery star
  • PyGTK favorite

Domain Knowledge

  • Identity Management
  • Research Data Management
  • RESTful API Design star favorite

Data Formats and Query Languages

  • GeoJSON star favorite
  • RDF star favorite
  • XML star
  • SPARQL star favorite
  • JSON
  • SQL


  • HTTP star favorite
  • OpenID Connect star favorite
  • OAuth 2.0 star favorite
  • SAML star
  • DNS star favorite
  • LDAP


  • AWS favorite
  • Docker star favorite
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible
  • Puppet warning
  • Kerberos
  • Debian Packaging
  • exim4


  • TOGAF® 9.1 Foundation
  • Remote Working star favorite
  • Agile (Scrum and Kanban) star favorite
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • BCS Enterprise and Solution Architecture warning

Get In Touch

Please email me at hello@shinypebble.uk, or contact me via LinkedIn.