Carl Douglas

Senior Consultant
Wellington

+64 4 499 9450

Carl is a Senior Consultant with a deep and extensive technical background in solution architecture, application development, cloud technologies and microservices. With his background and experience Carl helps our clients make the right technology decisions and then design and implement solutions that meet their needs and add value to their businesses.

For over 18 years he has worked with technology, with experience in:

  • Managing application development and delivery teams in a regulated industry
  • Application and solution architecture
  • Cloud technologies, including AWS
  • Back end application development
  • API development
  • Test Driven and Behaviour Driven Development
  • DevOps
  • An array of development technologies, languages and frameworks including Java and Microsoft
  • Microservices
  • Messaging based integration
  • Database optimisation

Carl has considerable breadth in his experience. He has developed financial services products and led product and application development teams. He has co-founded a financial sector start-up business through the Lightning Labs Accelerator Programme. He is an active member of the alumni of The Recurse Center in New York - a self-directed educational retreat for programmers.

“I like to find simple solutions to complex problems, which often involves a combination of technology, architecture and people working together. That is not easy, but there are patterns and knowing and recognising them can help."

Carl is a Certified ScrumMaster, a Certified Solutions Architect for AWS, and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Canterbury.

Outside of work Carl has a young family which keeps him busy. He is an avid traveller and music aficionado.

 


 

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