James is a Principal Software Engineer with 15+ years of industry experience. In the early part of his career James focused on automation and performance testing; leveraging tools and frameworks like Gatling, JMeter and REST Assured. Over the past few years James has begun to concentrate more on DevOps and Platform Engineering related tooling, concepts and frameworks. James is enthralled by the creation of in-depth, artful videos that help others become better software developers, and regularly shares these on his YouTube channel. Aside from work, James is also passionate about his family, football (soccer!), and videography.