Michael Paul

  • Northampton Northamptonshire

Skills

Skills

Global IT

Management of multisite IT operations and software development in different geographical regions

Global IT

Management of multisite IT operations and software development in different geographical regions

Global IT

Management of multisite IT operations and software development in different geographical regions

Global IT

Management of multisite IT operations and software development in different geographical regions

Global IT

Management of multisite IT operations and software development in different geographical regions

Global IT

Management of multisite IT operations and software development in different geographical regions

Global IT

Work History

Work History
Jan 2004 - Present

Global Head of IT/IS

FE
Jan 2004 - Present

Global Head of ITIS

Financial Express

A real-time financial data provider offering software solutions and e-commerce hosting services to clients within the banking and life and pension sectors

Key Areas :

-Converting board level objectives into measurable IT infrastructure solutions which support business growth and prosperity.-Strong communicator managing geographically dispersed infrastructure teams in UK, Asia and Eastern Europe.-Ownership for infrastructure architectural strategy (Global MPLS, SQL data flow, network security design, website/DB and application platforms, Hyper-V virtualization of production environments, IT and client facing production systems with resilience to support real-time business OLAs)-IT leader within the organization tasked with reviewing and proposing the implementation of new and emerging technologies (e.g. Virtualization and clustering solutions, Server and SQL2012). -Defining and executing strategy for commercial solutions which enhance IT operations and support growth of the business (e.g. scalable solutions which can operate in multiple continents outside the UK)-Proposed and executed the implementation of standards which enhance competitiveness and facilitate operational best practices (ITIL, ISO9001, ISO27001, SLA, OLAs, BCP, Service Catalogues, change management, Service delivery models).-Rapidly integrated company acquisitions into common IT services model-Proposed the successful implementation of improved software development and delivery processes (robust change control process and supporting tools, base-line and capacity planning for software products, enhanced QA processes and tools) -Project management and delivery of high profile IT initiatives with significant CAPEX spend using PRINCEII methodology to ensure business objectives are me

Jan 2004 - Present

Global Head of ITIS

Financial Express

A real-time financial data provider offering software solutions and e-commerce hosting services to clients within the banking and life and pension sectors

Key Areas :

-Converting board level objectives into measurable IT infrastructure solutions which support business growth and prosperity.-Strong communicator managing geographically dispersed infrastructure teams in UK, Asia and Eastern Europe.-Ownership for infrastructure architectural strategy (Global MPLS, SQL data flow, network security design, website/DB and application platforms, Hyper-V virtualization of production environments, IT and client facing production systems with resilience to support real-time business OLAs)-IT leader within the organization tasked with reviewing and proposing the implementation of new and emerging technologies (e.g. Virtualization and clustering solutions, Server and SQL2012). -Defining and executing strategy for commercial solutions which enhance IT operations and support growth of the business (e.g. scalable solutions which can operate in multiple continents outside the UK)-Proposed and executed the implementation of standards which enhance competitiveness and facilitate operational best practices (ITIL, ISO9001, ISO27001, SLA, OLAs, BCP, Service Catalogues, change management, Service delivery models).-Rapidly integrated company acquisitions into common IT services model-Proposed the successful implementation of improved software development and delivery processes (robust change control process and supporting tools, base-line and capacity planning for software products, enhanced QA processes and tools) -Project management and delivery of high profile IT initiatives with significant CAPEX spend using PRINCEII methodology to ensure business objectives are me

Education

Education
Sep 1989 - Jul 1991

Higher Dip.

University of Luton