Vijay Mistry

I am a contract C# .Net developer with extensive experience of working with XP development practices (esp BDD/TDD), and agile team methodologies. I have worked with, high traffic ASP.NET and MVC applications and multi-threaded and distributed Windows Services.
I am available for contract work from the end of June 2014.

Key Skills


Barclays Investment Bank - Contract Developer Aug 2013-Present

C# 4.0, NServicebus, Sql Server 2012, NUnit + Fluent Assertions, Specflow, Protobuf, TeamCity, PSake, PowerShell, Git & Stash

As part of the Financial Control department, working on the Newcastle application that calculates risk weighted assets according to the requirements of the Basel III framework. It is a highly distributed system using event sourcing and parallel processing, to complete calculations as efficiently as possible.

Just-Eat - Contract Developer Jan 2013 - July 2013

C#, PowerShell, Git, AWS Simple Email Service (SES), AWS Cloud Formation, NSubstitute, Sql Server, AWS EC2, AWS S3, AWS Dynamo Db, Team City, Rake, TopShelf.

Working in the platform operations team, I worked on the project to move the Just Eat website, services and applications over from a hosting provider, to an Amazon Web Services based solution.

Cocosa Lifestyle Ltd ( - Contract Developer Jan 2012 - Oct 2012

C#, Episerver, Fluent NHibernate, JQuery, Sql Server 2008, TDD with NUnit & Moq, IOC with Ninject, Team Foundation Server, Cruise Control, MSBuild.

Initially recruited as a feature developer, I was made lead a month later when the previous lead moved on.

Just-Eat - Contract Developer Oct 2010 - Jan 2012

C# , MVC3, Fluent NHibernate, JQuery, Sql Server 2008, TDD, NUnit, Rhino Mocks, Castle Windsor, Team City

Working principally within the business to business team, I worked on applications that allow management of restaurant and menu information. I was initially recruited on a six month contract and received two contract extensions. - Lead Developer July 2009 - October 2010

C# (3.5) , NHibernate, JQuery, Sql Server 2005,TDD, NUnit, Rhino Mocks, Akamai Content Control(CDN), Subversion, Team City, Cucumber, Ruby, Nant

My role was to lead a five man (two .Net developers and one or two front end developers) development team, using XP development techniques such as test driven development and pair programming.

BBC Worldwide - Lead Developer April 2007 - July 2009

C# (2.0) , ASP.Net, NHibernate, Sql Server 2005 & 2000,TDD, NUnit, Rhino Mocks, Subversion, Team City, Nant

BBC Worldwide Developer June 2000-Oct 2006

C# (2.0 & 1.1) , ASP.Net, NHibernate, Sql Server 2005 & 2000 & 7, NUnit, Rhino Mocks, Subversion, Team City, Nant, Sql Server Reporting Services, Sql Server Data Transformation Services (DTS), traditional ASP