Ian Homer

Software Engineer

Coder and Coach


I code, coach & create. I’m a polyglot & passionate coder, with decades of software engineering experience. I'm in my zone when mobbing to collectively build systems that are a joy to develop and make a difference to the end users.

You’ll find me trying to improve my practices with Kanban ; lean production ; BDD ; codifying everything ; shifting left ; rapid feedback loops ; metrics & live dashboards ; CI/CD ; making bets ; being T-shaped ; empowering the whole team ; encouraging flow & North star alignment.

Delivering with the awesome team at WORTH.


JUL 2018 - Present
Tech Lead


Empowering and guiding teams delivering for gov.uk and enterprise across a variety of tech AWS and GCP, with Node.js, C# & .NET, Java, React, React Native, Serverless & Docker/k8s.

MAR 2018 - JUL 2018
Senior Java Developer


Developing an ethical supply management system with AngularJS, Java, Docker, Kubernetes.

SEP 2016 - FEB 2018

Citizen's Advice

Volunteer face-to-face and phone line adviser helping the local indivuals with challenging situations with practice guidance and support.

FEB 2013 - AUG 2016
Principal Developer


Enabling mobile support for Tridion CMS ; Building identity and access management capability for SDL.

OCT 2007 - FEB 2013
Co-founder & CTO


Creating mobile web optimised sites that powered Pizza Hut mobile ordering, Macmillan Cancer Support mobile site and many marketing campaigns for brands such as JCPenny, Bacardi & Walmart.

JUN 2001 - OCT 2007
Senior Architect

Volantis Systems

Creation of Mobile Web services for many global Telcos including Orange, Three, Turkcell, AT&T Wireless, MTN and Beeline.

MAY 2000 - MAY 2001
Head of Development


OCT 1999 - MAY 2000
Technical Team Lead


SEP 1996 - JUL 1999



TypeScript, JavaScript, Node.js, Next.js, React, React Native, Python, Java, Spring, Hibernate, Azure, AWS, Google Gloud, GitHub Actions, Azure Devops, Bamboo, Terraform, ARM Templates, Docker, Kubernetes, Serverless Framework, Azure Functions, AWS Lambda, MySQL, SQL Server, CosmosDB, Git, Jest, Mocha, Cucumber, Playwright, Cypress, SonarQube