Skills developed/used since 1990 include:
· IBM mainframe MVS/TSO, JCL, COBOL,
· Endevor, IMS, Assembler, BTS,
· Compuware's FILEAID & Xpediter
· Microsoft Windows inc. NT, MS Office
products, CaseWise Corporate
Modeller systems design tool.
· PC development work done includes
training in & experience of Centura
SQL Windows & some SQLbase work as
well as use of OS/2 & Win OS/2
in client/server testing.
Since Sep 00: Royal Bank of Scotland Ltd, 113 Dundas Street, Edinburgh
EH3: Electronic Banking Integration, tel: (0131) 523 7646
IT Consultant: NatWest Integration (9 months, Sep 01 – May 02)
System, Integration & Acceptance testing & implementation of a system to take corporate banking payments from the NatWest and process them through the Royal Bank’s daily accounting process. Mainframe batch & on-line.
IT Consultant: NatWest Integration (12 months, Sep 00 – Aug 01)
Development & testing of a system to take corporate banking payments from the NatWest and process them through the Royal Bank’s daily accounting process. Involves mainframe batch & on-line systems, technical design analysis, program specifications & liaison with Business customers.
Sep 98 – Aug 00: Standard Life Assurance Co., Standard Life House, Lothian Road,
Edinburgh EH3: Information Services International,
IT Consultant: (6 month contract, Mar 00 – Aug 00)
Enhancements to the mainframe batch Benefit Statements system & other batch & on-line systems relating to Standard Life Ireland (Business Quotations & Annuities) inc. analysis, business liaison, program specs & implementation.
IT Consultant: (6 month contract, Sep 99 – Mar 00)
Development & implementation of Pension scheme Benefit Statements for Standard Life Ireland (mainframe batch system). This was driven by a legislative deadline. This included Analysis, liaison & testing in partnership with Business customers in Edinburgh & Dublin.
IT Consultant: (6 month contract, Mar 99 – Sep 99)
Year 2000 & EMU work on Standard Life Ireland’s mainframe systems (Business Quotations, Annuities & Pensions) Analysis, liaison with Business customers in Edinburgh & Dublin, program specs & implementation
IT Consultant: (6 month contract, Sep 98 – Mar 99)
Year 2000 work on Standard Life Ireland’s mainframe systems.
Mar 98 - Sep 98: Lloyds UDT, Finance House, Orchard Brae, Edinburgh EH4 1PF
Application Development, MSD.
IT Consultant (6 month contract)
Year 2000 work on the mainframe (Cobol, CICS, IMS) batch & on-line systems (Leasing, Main Hirer, General Ledger) including analysis, liaison with Business customers, program specifications & implementation.
Mar 1997 - Mar 1998: Standard Life Assurance Company, 5-15 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2
Information Services, Sales & Marketing, direct line: (0131) 245 1247
IT Consultant (12 months contract):
Development, unit, system, user acceptance testing & implementations on The Exchange’s CTP (Common Trading Platform), a PC & mainframe based Quotation system. The quotations are on a range of financial products including Pensions, Annuities, Mortgages, Bonds, Whole Life. Also analysis & program spec work & liaison with Business customers & third party suppliers.
PRIOR TO COMPANY FORMATION:
Apr 1990 - Mar 1997: The Royal Bank of Scotland, 113 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3
Senior Analyst/Programmer: Systems Development, Group Technology.
Development, maintenance & support work on the Bank's on-line & batch
Mainframe systems, including the overnight Core Accounting suite.
1994-97: on-line development, implementation & support of the New Branch
client/server project including close partnership with the business team in the
areas of requirements definition, system & user acceptance testing.
1980-1983: University of Strathclyde: BA in Business and Administration.
(Main subjects - Economics,Accountancy, Statistics)
1984-1985: University of Strathclyde: Honours Endorsement in Economics, 2.II.
1985-1986: University of Strathclyde: Diploma in Business Information Technology
Systems, including Computer Science, COBOL, IT applications in business
Preferred client location: Central Scotland.
Full time availability: From May 31st 2002.
Current agent: Elan Computing Ltd
Full driving licence since 1982.