Currently I (am) am not looking for work.

You can find the current version of my CV at the other end of this link.

I am based in Dublin.

I have experience in the IT industry since the summer of 1994, initially as a software engineer, but for most of that time I have been designing solutions, as well as either developing them, or leading teams of engineers developing them.

Since about 2008 I have also worked as an Application Architect in financial services.

I am TOGAF® 9.1 Level 2 certified1.

I am coming to the end of an 18-month contract as a consultant solutions architect in a global insurance company.

If you require someone who can do the following, please get in touch, as I may well be a good fit:

  • Solutions architect.
  • Application or Data Architect (as per the TOGAF® descriptions)
  • Software design and development.
  • Software development team lead or manager.

While architecture is "aware" of technology, but not necessarily "aware" of vendor products, the following is an extract from my CV outlining the technologies I am familiar with:

Operating systems GNU/Linux (16 yrs); Other UNIX-based OSs (19 yrs); MS Windows; cygwin
Software Development UNIX shell (22 yrs); Java (18 yrs); Oracle Forms, SQL, PL/SQL (22 yrs); Python; HTML/CSS; C; PHP; lisp; UML
Development tools and environments + Java: GNU/Emacs (20 yrs); Oracle Jdeveloper (6 yrs); Eclipse (1 year) + Various Oracle development tools (22 yrs) + Others: vi (22 yrs); GNU Emacs (20 yrs); PuTTY; ArgoUML
Development technologies + Oracle Database: 11g (3 yrs), 10g (3 yrs), 9i (7 yrs), 8i, 8.0.x, 7.x, 6.0.x + Application Server: httpd (18 yrs); Oracle WebLogic 11g (3 yrs); Oracle AS 10g/9i + Others: MS SQL Server; MS IIS; MySQL
File interchange MQ (7 yrs); SQL*Loader (20 yrs); XML; CSV; Fixed-field; EFT
Other tech FLEXCUBE (11 yrs); subversion (11 yrs); PGP/GPG (16 yrs); ssh (16 yrs); autosys (9 yrs)



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