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Summary

24 years experience from s/w development through to IT management. Multi-site management in both UK and Europe. Extensive experience of voice and data comms (ISDN, MPLS, ADSL, leased line, mobiles, M2M etc). Comfortable dealing with all users from warehouse to boardroom. Experience of cyber security qualifications (Cyber-Essentials & ISO27001)

Work experience

Jan 2009Apr 2011

IT Manager

Advanced Communication & Information Systems (ACIS)

IT Manager for public transport tracking company. MS environment including Exchange, Sharepoint etc. Management of IT team and 9 UK offices.

Jan 2005Jan 2009

Facilities and IT Manager

Plasmon Data Systems

Management of facilities dept as well as IT team. Development of facilities job management system. Project management of new HQ build on existing site (£3 million) inc. factory space.. Implementation of new ERP system (Manage-2000, now Epicor), Implementation of globally synchronised Subversion system. Wind down of company after administrators called in.

Jan 2002Jan 2005

IT Manager

Plasmon Data Systems

Responsible for rolling out networking to office and factory environments. Implementation of email (MS-Mail then Lotus Notes), workflow applications (purchasing, quality, development), management of European sites and VPN links,. Management of IT team.

Apr 1992Jan 2002

S/W Developer

Plasmon Data Systems

Responsible for developing software used to test recordable media produced in the factory. This included interfacing to PLC controllers driving the automated test equipment as well as oscilloscopes (GPIB), other test test equipment. and (SCSI) drives. Managed the introduction of a bespoke client server database system (SQLBase) used to capture results from a variety of test equipment written for us by Dataline (Brighton). Developed the use of networking within the company, first with 10-Base-2, thick Ethernet site links and then standard 10-Base-T.