Employment History

 
Freelance IT Consultant, Apr 2005 / Present  
Working in the business areas e-Payments,  Telecoms,   Mobile Telephone networks,   Securities and Banking applications. Just completed 18 month assignment with Worldline ( an Atos company) in the area of e-Payments .  Recently spent 4 years working with Atos Nederland on mobile network provisioning for KPN, as TAB/FAB ( 24 * 7 support), designer, developer, architect.  Also worked for clients ING testing centre Rotterdam, Euroclear Bank Brussels, Rabobank Effectendienst Utrecht.>

Technical Writer  – Architect ,   Dec 2002 / Apr 2005
Technical Writer documenting a match & ‘search’ application, tools, configurations & application environments. Also functioned as  software architect and project co-ordinator. This employment was in a Microsoft/Linux application environment, with international client base 

Freelance IT Consultant, June 1992 / Dec 2002
Designed, implemented and managed systems at clients Interpay ( EQUENS), Rabobank, London Stock Exchange, Vicorp and Zergo/ING. The work covered telebanking, network communications, trading and cryptography

IT Consultant, Employer: LOGICA, June 1982 / June 1992
Working as a consultant, predominantly in Finance area,  for Logica UK and Logic  Netherlands. Clients included Bank of England, Barclays Bank, Lloyds TSB, Rabobank, BeaNet, Oslo Stock Exchange, Sparekassernes Data Centre Denmark and IBM. Roles covered designer, developer through to team-leader and technical project manager

Special Systems Programmer, Employer: Honeywell, 1978 / 1982
Worked at the Honeywell Special Systems Centre as team leader, designer, programmer. Clients included American Express, Littlewoods. In-house  projects included a Freight tracking project and a Point-of-Sale pre-sales project

ADP Network Services,  London.   1977-1978
Worked as a Systems programmer, supporting their international network of DEC System-10 computers systems. Maintained various Operating-System software components, data communications utilities and CAD graphics software.

Hatfield & City of London Polytechnics ,   1974-1977
After successfully completing 4 years of Mechanical Engineering studies, worked as a computer operator at the Hatfield Polytechnic computer centre, Hertfordshire England. Provided 24 hour per day support to the students and surrounding schools.  Transferred to become an Operations Shift Leader at the City of London Polytechnic, London.