Experienced Software Developer at Technical Director level
iPhone App for musical equipment company Roland www.roland.co.uk
20+ years experience of software wizardry including web development, database development, iPhone App development and application development. I pride myself on bringing a commercialmore...20+ years experience of software wizardry including web development, database development, iPhone App development and application development. I pride myself on bringing a commercial perspective to technical solutions.
I have the capability to pull together a team of specific experts or work as a sole developer depending on the requirements of the project. I have worked with large highstreet brands through to SME's and enjoy the different challenges they bring.
Experience of the full software development cycle, including analysis, specification, design & development with in-depth knowledge of the most up to date techniques. A highly motivated, hands-on individual, well qualified and with a very wide range of development experience. I have a proven ability to drive business results via complex technical solutions both on and off line.
Area Covered: All of UK
Work Experience Summary:
I have over 20 years experience in all aspects of IT, consultancy, project management, data collection and dissemination techniques. Comprehensive experience in the analysis, design and implementation of financial, management, web and reliability information systems. Development of software and hardware for control and instrumentation based applications.
A solid track record in the project management of multi-disciplinary teams with responsibility from Director to Department leader for both commercial, military and technical requirements. Direct responsibility for multi-national projects delivered in countries from Eastern Europe to Hong Kong with budgets up to 1.5M GBP and project teams of 30+.
My track record is in the analysis, design and delivery of technology solutions. This has only been achieved by developing an in-depth understanding of the clients issues and desires, backed up by deploying methodologies for system analysis, design and integration to ISO standards.
Recent Experience Highlights:
Apple iPhone App Development - from simple graphical entertainment apps to complex apps that pull and push data via webservices. I have carried out the entire app process from specification through development to submission. I have developed a mix of paid for and free apps on behalf of clients, all of my apps have been approved by Apple first time.
Jessops.com : developed and supported 24/7 the main jessops.com web site. A high transactional ecommerce platform developed in c#.net and MS SQL running on clustered blades, 80% of all sales touch the store and account for over 60M GBP of on-line sales. Role: Strategic development
Sesame; secure web hosted document scan on demand system: fixed IP access, image and data wrappers, SSL, password security policies etc. Supporting national user base of over 200 users. Role: Requirements Capture, System Architecture, Development. (Sesame provides support to more than 7000 advisers, employs more than 500 people and sold 23billion GBP worth of mortgages in 2006)
First Rail Support part of FirstGroup plc (137,000 staff, 5billion GBP turnover) provides the replacement bus services for train companies who require passengers to be moved by coach/bus whilst there are track outages. A new c#.net development valued at over 200,000 GBP was developed, clever innovation such as cell site location for vehicle tracking eventually won the bid and the new system is now live. Role: Solution Outline, Bid proposal and presentation, Development overview.
Education Summary: B.Eng (Honours Sandwich) Electronic Engineering (1st Class) 1989
National Diploma Computer Technology (Microelectronics) 1985
Oracle DBA 2001, Prince