A versatile individual with experience in business analysis, accounting and financial software consultancy, team working, training, sales support and web software development. He is approachable and friendly, having good verbal and written communication skills with customers, colleagues and management. These have been gained in a number of customer focused roles and in public engagement activities requiring him to work both as part of a team and on his own initiative.
He also has strong skills and understanding of technical principles in the computing arena and its application to financial and member management systems. His primary interest in IT is in the analysis, design and creation of software that meets user needs and is easy for customers to use and maintain. He continues to improve his IT skills through personal development and involvement with the local and international software developer community. He is amenable to any further training that is required to be successful in a role.
He is the senior ColdFusion developer for his company’s primary products ActivityForum (member management) and Agoria (an e-commerce and CMS web site builder). Customers using the ActivityForum and Agoria software include the BBC, Maidenhead Borough Council, Maidenhead Arts Council, World Institute of Pain, Association of Inter-Varsity Clubs (including a number of their member clubs) plus other groups and charities.
He can analyse existing business processes and communicate novel ideas with in-depth understanding of both financial and e-commerce systems. He is familiar with the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and has used structured MVC web software development techniques with the Fusebox architecture in an agile environment.
Web Development: ColdFusion (CFML versions 4 – 11), CFC objects, REST API interfaces, PHP, Classic ASP
Databases: SQL Server 2008, MySQL, MS Access, Smartware, Cardbox, dBase
Web Server: Windows IIS (configuration and administration)