Steve Swinsburg

Steve Swinsburg

Senior Software Engineer at Orion Health

Canberra, Australia
Information Technology and Services

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Steve Swinsburg's Overview


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Steve Swinsburg's Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Orion Health

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2014Present (6 months) Canberra, Australia

Board Director

Apereo Foundation

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Education Management industry

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months)

Assisting and facilitating educational organisations which collaborate to foster, develop, and sustain open technologies and innovation to support learning, teaching, and research. Apereo formed as the merger between Sakai and Jasig, pioneers in the production and adoption of open source software for higher education for over ten years.

Steve Swinsburg's Skills & Expertise

  1. Java
  2. Sakai
  3. uPortal
  4. Spring
  5. JSR 168
  6. Servlets
  7. JSP
  8. Wicket
  9. Hibernate
  10. Eclipse
  11. Maven
  12. Ant
  13. Web Services
  14. JavaScript
  15. REST
  16. JAX-WS
  17. Continuous Integration
  18. Jenkins
  19. Agile Project Management
  20. Scrum
  21. JIRA
  22. SOAP
  23. Tomcat
  24. Subversion
  25. E-Learning
  26. Software Architectural Design
  27. Open Source
  28. DSpace
  29. Learning Management Systems
  30. Oracle
  31. XML
  32. JSON
  33. FOXopen
  34. PL/SQL
  35. Oracle SQL Developer
  36. SQL
  37. Portlets
  38. Software Engineering
  39. Git
  40. Web Applications
  41. Software Development
  42. Perl
  43. Apache
  44. PostgreSQL
  45. jQuery
  46. MySQL
  47. Java Enterprise Edition
  48. Python
  49. Web Development
  50. Agile Methodologies

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Steve Swinsburg's Summary

Steve is a Senior Software Engineer at Orion Health. He holds a Masters Degree in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree. He also has several years of tertiary teaching experience.

Steve is a Sakai Foundation Board member and a founding member of Apereo. He is an active member of the Sakai 2 Technical Coordination Committee, the Sakai CLE Release Team, the Kernel Team and the Security Working Group. He is also a member of the Jasig Incubation Committee and is a uPortal committer.

Steve developed Profile2, the social networking tool for Sakai, as well as the Shortened URL Service, a remote administration utility, has enhanced the Sakai App Builder for new developers and has committed over two dozen new web services to the Sakai suite. Steve also actively contributes to the various mailing lists and assists other developers within the community.

Steve has written over a dozen articles on Sakai best practices and how-to's, and regularly blogs about Sakai related developments. In 2008 he had a paper on Sakai in distance education published in the Australian ascilite journal.

Steve is also an active uPortal contributor and has developed several JSR-168 portlets, notably the Sakai Connector Portlet and the Basic LTI Portlet, both implementing the IMS LTI specification.

Steve Swinsburg's Education

University of New England (AU)

Masters in Information Technology, Web and Internet Technologies


University of New England (AU)

Bachelor of Science


Southern Cross University

Graduate Diploma in Law


Steve Swinsburg's Certifications

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)

    • February 2013

Steve Swinsburg's Publications

  • Sakai CLE Courseware Management

    • July 2011

    The officially endorsed guide to the Sakai CLE. A comprehensive study of how Sakai CLE should be used, managed, and maintained, with real world examples and practical explanations.

Steve Swinsburg's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Bush firefighter

      ACT Rural Fire Service

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