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Freelance Technical Project Manager Witney, Oxfordshire, UK

An accomplished, results driven, commercially focussed ICT professional with over 25 years experience of project delivery in a range of industry sectors. Specific expertise in mobile technology, Location Based Services and Digital Media.

Rating:5 out of 5 (1 review)
Hourly Rate / Cost:£58.82 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£470.59 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:338272
: Offers a discounted hourly rate to registered charities
: Freelancer has their own limited company

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Chartered Engineer with proven commercial, business and technical skills / experience necessary to engage with clients on all levels to identify and deliver solutions. International business development and project delivery experience.

Previously one of the founders of a successful technical consulting business, working in Location Based Services, sold to Q-Free ASA.

Broad business experience covering sales / marketing, service and project delivery, legal / contract negotiation and technical.

Specific technical expertise in embedded wireless communications and GPS technology, design / delivery of advanced software solutions including Location Based Services and Digital Media.

Has worked with clients in a wide range of industry sectors including Local Government, Central Government, Financial Services, Communications and Manufacturing.

Employment History

(Sep 2010 to Jan 2011)

Technical Project Manager

Services Provided:
SW consultancy and project management for the implementation of web TV concept. Requirements definition, architecture development and proof of concept evaluation. Management of off-shore software development resources.

Tools & Technologies:
Media players - OSMF, Flowplayer, JW Player
Media servers - Wowza, Adobe Flash Media Server
Content distribution through CDN - SimpleCDN, Edgecast
Amazon EC2 hosting and storage
PHP, Flash


(Jul 2010 to Dec 2010)

Architecture Consultancy

Swindon

Services Provided:
Architecture consultancy for Location Based Services covering Fleet Management, Road-side Assistance and Driver Behaviour Monitoring.

Tools & Technologies:
Requirements identification, definition and analysis;
Use Case Analysis;
Enterprise Architecture design patterns;
Architecture description according to IEEE 1471;
Microsoft Visio, Enterprise Architect (UML2);
Microsoft mobile and java based smartphones;
Black-box vehicle tracking equipment


(Mar 2009 to Sep 2009)

Project Management & Consultancy

Q-Free ASA, Norway

Services Provided:
Managed the project initiation and start-up phase of a one million+ pound R&D project to develop a GPS tolling system.

Tools & Technologies:
Business Case Development;
Requirements identification, definition and analysis;
Use Case Analysis and estimation;
Agile software development using SCRUM;
Risk identification and analysis;
Project management using PMBOK practices;
Microsoft Project, Excel, Monte Carlo simulation

Services Provided:
Managed project to produce GNSS On-board Unit (OBU) for French eco-tax project. Design and development of interfaces to Q-Free DSRC tag and demonstration enforcement back-office.

Tools & Technologies:
Prince2; Microsoft Project;
Q-Free Dedicated Short-range Communications (DSRC) tag / reader;
Wavecom Q26 ARM-based GSM module with eRide companion GPS;
Wavecom Open-AT with GCC ARM ‘C’ Cross-compiler and M2MStudio;
Wavecom Intelligent Device Services;
PIC24F MCU;
‘C’ development using Microchip MPLAB IDE;
Visual Studio Professional 2005 / 2008 using C# asp.net;
Microsoft SQL Server 2005;
Microsoft .NET Framework V2 / 3.5;
NXP Automotive Telematics On-board unit Platform;
Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) using Sun Wireless toolkit / Eclipse;
SVN-based software change-control system;



(Mar 2008 to Dec 2008)

Software Design / Development

Building Capital Limited, London

Services Provided:
Design and development of proof-of-concept end-to-end demonstration system for GNSS tolling.

Tools & Technologies:
Autostrade DSRC tag;
Wavecom Q26 ARM-based GSM wireless CPU with eRide GPS;
OpenGTS - Open-Source GPS Tracking System;
jBilling - Open Source Billing and Rating Software;
Microsoft SQL Server 2005;
Wavecom Open-AT with GCC ARM ‘C’ Cross-compiler and M2MStudio;
Wavecom Fastrack Supreme GPRS Modem;
Java Enterprise Edition 5 using Eclipse;
JBoss Application Server;
Enterprise Architect (UML2)
SVN-based software change-control system;


(Jul 2008 to Sep 2008)

Architecture / Design Consultancy

Autostrade per l'Italia SpA, Italy

Services Provided:
Specification and development of architecture blueprint for complete end-to-end GPS tolling system.

Tools & Technologies:
Requirements identification, definition and analysis;
Use Case Analysis;
Enterprise Architecture design patterns;
Architecture description according to IEEE 1471;
Microsoft Visio, Enterprise Architect (UML2)


(Jul 2008 to Sep 2008)

GPS Consultancy

Atos Origin, London

Services Provided:
Consultancy concerning the design and implementation of a GPS train tracking system for Network Rail.

Tools & Technologies:
Requirements identification, definition and analysis;
Use Case Analysis;


(Dec 2007 to Mar 2008)

Software Design / Development

Arts Alliance Media, London

Services Provided:
Design, development and integration of voice XML technology into CRM system for multi-language ticketing system.

Tools & Technologies:
Visual Studio Professional 2005 / 2008 using C# asp.net;
Microsoft WCF Web-Services;
Microsoft SQL Server 2005;
Microsoft .NET Framework V2 / 3.5;
SUSE Linux Enterprise Edition;
VoiceXML using VXI* VoiceXML browser;
Asterisk Open Source PABX;
VoIP;
Apache 2, PHP5, MySQL, Zend development tools.


(Jan 2008 to Jan 2008)

Technical Services

HM Revenue & Customs, London

Services Provided:
Technical implementation services for HMRC Web-site.

Tools & Technologies:
Macromedia Studio, HTML, CSS


(May 2007 to Oct 2007)

Solution Design / Development and Project Management

Dutch Ministry of Transport, Holland

Services Provided:
Technical Project Management and Solution Architecture design / development for the largest GPS based road tolling trials conducted by the Dutch Ministry. Established remote project office in Holland and designed / developed the tools for automated collection and analysis of position data from vehicles used in the trial.

Tools & Technologies:
Prince2; Microsoft Project, Excel and Access;
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 including Report Server;
Visual Studio Professional 2005 / 2008 using C#;
Microsoft .NET Framework V2 / 3.5;
Manifold GIS Software;
Microsoft MapPoint;
Oxford Technical Solutions GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System;


(Jul 2007 to Sep 2007)

Design Consultancy

Amey Infrastructure Services, London

Services Provided:
Design consultancy for Travel Time Monitoring solution for consortium working on M25 DBFO project.

Tools & Technologies:
Requirements identification, definition and analysis;
PIPS Spike integrated camera for automated license plate recognition;
Wireless and fixed wire communications;

Professional Qualifications

Chartered Engineer Reg # 401375
PRINCE2 Practitioner

Education

( 1998 to 1999)

Thames Valley University

MBA (passed with distinction)


( 1987 to 1984)

Huddersfield University

Ph.D in Optical Fibre Communications


( 1980 to 1984)

Huddersfield University

BSc (Hons) Electronic Engineering Thin Sandwich Degree (First Class),

Previous Employment (1991 to 2010)

Q-Free UK Limited
Principal Consultant responsible for the specification, design, development and implementation of solutions for GNSS road-tolling.

Principal Consultant and Director, Building Capital Ltd
One of the founders of GNSS technology development and consulting specialist Building Capital, focussing on Location Based Services including Road Tolling and Telematics. Sold company to Q-Free ASA in Dec 2008.

Oracle Consulting, Oracle Corporation UK Limited
Oracle Consultant working with clients / partners in the public sector and transport industries to specify, design and develop solutions based on Oracle Technology, ERP and CRM applications.

Account Manager, Digital Equipment Co. Ltd

Project Manager, Digital Equipment Co. Ltd
Project management of IT infrastructure and desktop computing projects within different sectors including Financial Services.

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • Technical Lead: Technical Lead: We are looking for an experienced technical lead to undertake the technical design and overall responsibility of or facilitating the major technical decisions in the development of a web interface for a handheld medical monitoring device. The project will initially involve the development of a proto-type web interface which will be tested by selected patients with a view to rolling it out nationally.
  • Project Manager: We are looking for an experienced project manager to undertake management for the development and testing of a web interface for a handheld medical monitoring device. The project will initially involve the development of a proto-type web interface which will be tested by selected patients with a view to rolling it out nationally. It is also envisaged that the website will be adapted to monitor various other illnesses with similar profiles in the United Kingdom.
  • .Net Developer: .Net Developer / Programmer sought by specialist interactive touch screensoftware house based in Wootton Bassett,Wiltshire. You will design, develop and take ownership of particular .Net and SQL web based projects in addition take responsibility for maintenance of several existing platforms. Working within a flat management structure; you willbe highly influential with opportunities able to contribute to the overall architecture and full development lifecycle.
  • technical project manager: We are a new media company in North London providing industry-leading solutions in mobile communications and billing. We work with some of the biggest brands in the world to deliver exciting interactive services and marketing across the mobile phone channel. We have an ethos based on innovation, reliable technology engineering and excellent customer service. The scope of our activities is global. Although we are a small company, we work with large partners.
  • IT Project Manager: IT project manager urgently required to manage an IT project with multiple programmers throughout the UK, producing separate bits of code. === Must have: - Strong management experience in terms of management of IT projects. - Good in depth knowledge of Java coding. === Project is running for two months. Project is broken down into deliverables, so payment could be on basis of achievement of those deliverables. Immediate start required. ===

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