- Whitley Bay, GB
- £40 /hr
- Available now
A practically-oriented, self-managing individual with outstanding analytical an development skills, demonstrated on a variety of highly successful Business Analyst and Developermore...A practically-oriented, self-managing individual with outstanding analytical an development skills, demonstrated on a variety of highly successful Business Analyst and Developer roles over 15 years, having worked successfully in teams and individually, for public sector organisations and blue-chip companies. A Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) involved in the full project life cycle utilising various structure methodologies and incorporating technologies such as MS Access (v2 to 2010), MS SQL Server 6.5 / 2008 R2, VB4 to VB.Net 3.5, OO, n-tier architecture, ADO, COM, COM+, DCOM, MS Excel (all versions) and Crystal Reports. I am now seeking the next challenge to apply my expertise and provide a successful impact on the project.
Area Covered: UK (Nationwide)
Work Experience Summary: I can provide business software solutions for large and small system developments, providing services throughout the software development lifecycle, from documenting the initial customer requirements to support and maintenance of the developed system. Here are a some of the services I provide:
I have created business requirements for small and large I.T. projects by working with end-users and managers at all levels and employing various methodologies e.g. Microsoft Solutions Framework. Produced documentation for technical and business users by utilising design tools such Visio. I advise clients of the best use of technology to accomplish the required functionality.
VB6 TO VB.NET 3.5 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENTS
10 years experience of the full software life cycle (requirements analysis, design, coding, testing, through to technical support and maintenance) developing cutting-edge, multi-user systems, including commercially available award winning payroll and accounting software and Government data collection systems, developed using VB6 and VB.Net. All software previously developed was 3 and 5 tier, Object Orientated systems with SQL Server 6.7 to 2005 and MS Access database back ends, designed utilising various methodologies e.g. Microsoft Solutions Framework, UML, PRINCE 2 and GUIDS methodology for object-oriented design,
SQL SERVER DEVELOPMENT
10+ years experience in designing, developing, maintaining and reporting on corporate SQL Server based applications, utilising SQL Server 6.5 to 2008 R2 features such as Transact SQL, Triggers, Stored Procedures, DTS, SSIS, SSAS & SSRS. Clients ranged from Government Departments to blue-chip companies.
ACCESS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
Developed over thirty Access database systems from logical design through to deployment. Examples of the type of Access systems developed are: multi-user financial applications distributed around the world, commercially available Access based payroll systems sold to over 4000 customers, School Census Systems distributed to most Primary Schools in the UK and a small system designed to audit financial data being sent to Government Departments, including checking for duplicate payments and data cleansing. Expert in Access features such as VBA, Macros, SQL Queries, Forms, Reports, Database Admin, Database Security, Access automation and integrating Access with other Office applications. All Access development code created is fully annotated and contains the appropriate level of validation and error handling to allow for easy support and maintenance.
EXCEL SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
Developed over forty Excel systems from design through to deployment. Examples of the type of Excel systems developed are: financial applications designed to read and report on SAP data, School Census Systems distributed to most Primary Schools in the UK, a bespoke Management Information System to best utilise the reporting and statistical features of Excel and an Excel system to Reported both bespoke and periodic statistical cuts of data in an Excel format to Educational Analysts, Universities and Government Departments / Ministers. Expert in Excel features such as VBA, Worksheet Functions, Custom Functions, Custom Dialog Boxes, Custom Toolbars and Menus, Add-Ins, Charts, PivotTables, Security, Excel automation and integrating Excel with other Office applications. All Excel development code created is fully annotated and contains the appropriate level of validation and error handling to allow for easy support and maintenance.
Education Summary: 1) MCSD (December 2005) - Obtained the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer qualification in VB.NET.
2) HND -Achieved a Higher National Diploma in Computing for Business whilst studying at the University of Northumbria. The HND is a Business Analyst / Developer qualification structured to provide the necessary skills to undertake this role.
Senior Application Developer (MCSD VB.NET)