Cloud & software development consultancy
Experienced software manager with a strong technology background in building and leading teams, defining and scaling technology strategy, and cloud computing. 20 years of experience across industries such as bioinformatics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and telecoms.
Software team leadership - full lifecycle including recruitment, development, coaching, mentoring of software teams.
Technology strategy - product management, technology selection and evaluation, from proof-of-concept implementations to full production systems. Comfortable working with all stakeholders, from board level to individual developers.
Cloud computing - Worked with AWS since 2007, across a range of AWS services. Migration of existing systems and building new services from scratch on the cloud. Familiar with the cloud ecosystem, including development, deployment, securing, scaling and monitoring services.
What I’m doing this month (October 2018):
Working on a large engagement to modify and rearchitect a clinical genomics pipeline.Enjoying doing some hands-on software development againNegotiating potential projects with two new clients.Talking to lots of people in my network about freelancing - lots of nice lunches!Learning from and contributing to the great community of leaders on the Rands Leadership Slack.All the admin and learning that comes with running a consultancy business - tools like FreeAgent make this a lot easier than it was 10 years ago!Listening to podcasts - work related ones include Security Now!, Authority Issues, Let’s Fix Work and Working Without Pants(!)Running! .
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I welcome enquires by email in the first instance