I am an accomplished senior software developer/designer with over fourteen year’s commercial experience in application development, working primarily within the Financial, Banking and Life & Pensions industries.
I have interests in coding, Cloud technology, API's, UI/UX design, the Lean Start-up methodology, entrepreneurship, graphic design, science and technology, amongst many.
• C# BaaS (Backend-as-a-Service) Cloud development (early adopter) - iKnode.
• NoSQL database development (via iKnode platform) - MongoDB.
• RESTful API development - REST/JSON.
See my recently redeveloped website using Enyo and iKnode. Designed for Chrome (desktop), iPad (iOS 5+) and Android (4.0+ - Chrome/Dolphin). Currently Beta (being used as a domain for learning): littlefirecode.com
• iKnode is a C# BaaS Cloud Platform for the Web, Mobile and Desktop: iknode.com
Personal Site: http://www.littlefirecode.com/
Senior Software Developer
May 2004 - May 2004
Development of IllustratePlus, a Life & Pensions Illustrations solution and associated products/tools. Illustrate Plus is a highly flexible, scalable illustration and quotation system that supports new and existing business across all products supporting Life, Pensions, Wealth Management, Group and Individual Business. Clients include UISL, MGM, Capita and Falcon Leven.
Position has also required on-site contracting to Friends First, developing additional functionality for the Friends First quotations systems.
Language(s): C++ and C#.Net. SQL Server. Platform(s): Windows and Unix/Linux.
October 2000 - August 2002
Worked on the development of a life and pensions solution for the life and pensions industry, incorporating integrated CRM, workflow automation and contract management. Client: RoyalNetherland.
Language(s): C++, Visual Basic and SQL. Platform(s): Windows.
February 2000 - October 2000
Note: The company was Delphi Software Ltd (Stillorgan, Dublin) but is now part of the Sungard group.
Worked on the development and remediation of a Relationship Management System (RMS) and Personal Cheque Book Ordering System, amongst other systems, for Bank Of Ireland.
Language(s): COBOL, Easytrieve, JCL, IMS and DB2. Platform(s): IBM Mainframe(TSO).
June 1998 - February 2000
Note: Previously the company was named Data Dimensions, and had offices in Galway/Castlebar.
Y2K compliance and testing plus associated remedial or adaptive maintenance and development. Clients included Unicare, CSX - Railroad and BCBSN.
Language(s): COBOL, Easytrieve, JCL, IMS, PL/B, PL/1. Platform(s): IBM Mainframe (TSO and ROSCOE), Windows and HostExplorer (UNIX).
I am currently an early adopter and self-learning UI/UX design on the platform.
See http://enyojs.com/ for further details.
iKnode is a C# BaaS (Backend-as-a-Service) Cloud Platform for the Web, Mobile and Desktop. It is also integrated with the NoSQL database MongoDB.
I am currently an early adopter and self-learning design on the platform, primarily RESTful API development.
See http://iknode.com/ for further details.
Qualifications & Certifications
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology