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SOFTWARE SYSTEMS ENGINEER
I Graduated from university in 2008 with a 1st Class Hons Degree in Computer Systems Engineering. Since then I have been relentlessly motivated to build the best products in the designated target markets.
As a junior I played golf with my friends every chance I got. By doing this I ultimately became quite a successful player. I ended up as a professional caliber golfer with victories throughout the UK.
A personal interest in international business and effective collaboration across multiple cultures. Experienced in operating with clients and suppliers in multiple countries.
Large exposure to agile methodologies in a variety of roles. Certified PMI ACP and in training for PMI PMP and Scrum.org Agile Product Owner.
WORLDFAVOR – TECH LEAD (FEBRUARY 2018 TO JAN 2020)
WorldFavor is the leading sustainability platform in Sweden and has strong growth ambitions and potential. I am responsible for bringing structure to the development process and managing the backlog between senior executives and developers.
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VETGEO – CTO & FOUNDER (LATE 2016 TO PRESENT)
VetGeo is a cloud based veterinary management system. We provide a low cost offering to veterinarian practices of high quality. The platform consists of a web frontend with IOS and Android management applications.
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CSG INTL – ENGINEER TWO (APRIL 2016 TO FEBRUARY 2018)
Full-Stack Software Engineer 2 for CSG International. CSG is the trusted global partner to help clients launch and monetize communications and entertainment services in the digital age.
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Senior software engineer for Cobham idDAS. idDAS was a pioneering new product launched at Mobile World Congress in 2014. It allowed operators and infrastructure providers to dynamically move radio capacity around using software to serve a number of needs, while also reducing both CAPEX and OPEX.
IDDAS – FANMILE
Whilst working for Cobham Wireless we partnered with Vodafone and Telefónica to provision the world’s first idDAS system. This provided one million partygoers with reliable mobile and data coverage during New Year’s Eve along Berlin’s famous Fan Mile.
BRAZIL WORLD CUP STADIUMS RF COVERAGE
I helped to build and support commissioning of the public safety communications management software. The software was used in the football stadiums located throughout Brazil during the 2014 Olympics. Most notably Belo Horizonte, São Paulo and Rio De Janeiro.
DAS AT ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER
Lead software engineer for the whole project taking initial design from project stakeholders all the way through to fully automated delivery of hardware through automated testing. Delivery was approximately 50 units a day with 24/7 shift rota to meet strict timescales.
Software and hardware customization to embedded controlled radio transmission hardware, including modifications to fpga filters and signal amplifiers. Also built an updated GUI for the hardware units as well as integration into the management system for monitoring remotely over a fibre optic link.
LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS
Product Owner and senior engineer for a small team of 5 to lead the delivery of the management system built to monitor all of our project range for alarm conditions. The prototype system was successfully delivered on extremely tight timescales for monitoring of all public safety radio communications during the 2012 Olympics in London.
THE SHARD RF COVERAGE
Lead software engineer for modifying multiple core products to meet the strict requirements of the project for a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) that utilized an existing backbone and infrastructure within the building.
STOCKHOLM METRO RF SUPPORT
Technical remote and onsite support of the main public safety radio coverage system in the SL Stockholm metro including hardware customization and management of the entire radio network.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN – VARIOUS PROJECTS
Fast track graduate training scheme in software engineering. The role required international travel and technical consulting to various projects.
MASTERS DEGREE (2018 – 2022)
Undertaking a Master Degree in Decision Support and Risk Analysis at the University of Stockholm
PMI PMP (Q3 – 2019)
The Project Management Professional is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.
PMP PREPARATION – 35 PDU’S (JUNE 2017)
In June 2017 I completed a 35 PDU course on the PMP syllabus in preparation for the PMP exam.
PASS WITH ABOVE TARGET IN PMI ACP (MAY 2017)
The Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques.
AGILE 101 – 25 PDU’S (SEP 2016)
In 2016 I completed the 25 PDU course on agile development in preparation for my ACP exam.
LEARNING TREE C++ (JULY 2012)
I have completed the basic and advanced C++ courses offered by learning tree in the UK.
WAVE VOIP ENGINEER (OCT 2011)
3 Days of intensive training on RF radio networks and in depth internals of Voip software currently in use at major facilities all over the world.
CompTIA Network+ is a vendor neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks.
PROFESSIONAL SCRUM PRODUCT OWNER (2020)
During 2020 I am planning to complete the Professional Scrum Product Owner Level I (PSPO I) certification. The PSPO I validates a candidates intermediate knowledge of the Scrum framework and its ability to support value creation and delivery and is highly regarded by scrum based organisations across the world.
THE INTERACTION DESIGN FOUNDATION (2020)
In addition to the PSPO for 2020 I will be looking to add qualifications from the interaction design foundation. The interaction design foundation is an independent non-profit initiative with the objective of increasing the level of global interaction design education to an Ivy League standard, while at the same time reducing costs to as low as possible.
Speaker at STHLMJS (2019)
I presented to approx 100 people on recruitment of technical talent and the challenges we had overcome.
The talk was more successful than i expected as people were genuinely interested in the content, this was something I was uncertain on going in.
QUORA MOST VIEWED WRITER (DEC 2016 – Present)
Whilst training for my PMI ACP exam I felt a good way to re-inforce what I was learning was to share my findings with others. This had the benefit of highlighting areas of knowledge I was lacking. Ultimately I was awarded most viewed answerer in the “Agile Project Management” and “Agile Software Development” category.
MEETUP FOOTBALL ORGANIZER (2014 TO 2015)
In 2015 and 2016 I ran a meetup group for the city of Stockholm. This offered approximately 60 people a week a free game of football across the city. It was a fun experience but definitely required alot of work.