Name: Rick Ogden MSc (Res) BSc (Hons)

I am a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) and hold an MSc by Research in software engineering. I work at the University of Salford where I develop and maintain the Linux servers and Linux-based services for the Computer Science & Software Engineering directorate and lecture in software development techniques and web development (both client and server side). I have experience in DevOps, front-end development, backend-development and system administration. My day to day work involves using and teaching the following technologies and skills:

  • PHP Development
  • PHP Frameworks
    • Symfony
    • Silex
    • Doctrine
  • JavaScript (ES6)/TypeScript
    • Angular
  • Databases
    • MongoDB 
    • MySQL
    • SQLite
  • Unit Testing
    • TDD/BDD
  • Continuous Integration
  • Software Architecture
  • REST API Design
  • Linux Sysadmin/DevOps
  • Ansible
  • Docker
  • OpenStack

Software Developed
Modules Taught

Red Hat Certified System Administrator