Date of Birth: 17th August, 1972
Marital Status: Married
1985 to 1990 - Medina High School, Newport, Isle of Wight.
8 GCSEs, 3 A-Levels.
1990 to 1994 - The University of Kent at Canterbury
March 2008 - LAIT (LINX Accredited Internet Technician) Parts 2 & 3
October 2010 to Date - Cablecom Networking Ltd - Technical Director
Cablecom Networking is the leading provider of managed Internet services to the student accommodation market in the UK. As Technical Director, I am responsible for strategy, architecture, and network design. I also have a significant role in development of backend systems - having single handedly implemented DHCP servers for IPv4 and IPv6, IPTV Middleware, VOIP Pre-pay system and the Broadband OSS system. I am also a member of the Operations Board.
Cablecom Networking acquired the student networking contracts from Move Networks in October 2010, and I transferred to Cablecom as part of that acquisition.
December 2005 to October 2010 - Move Networks Ltd (formerly Inuk Networks Ltd) - Technical Manager
July 2000 to Date - Bogons Ltd - Director
February 2004 to May 2010 - London Internet Exchange Ltd (LINX) - Non-Executive Director
January 2005 to December 2005 - Siemens Business Services - Technology Manager
In October 2004, BBC outsourced all Technology provision to Siemens Business Services, with a transfer of staff occuring at the start of 2005.
August 1994 to August 1995 - British Gas plc - Assistant Systems Developer
August 1990 to July 1994 - British Gas plc - Scholarship Student
Programming: Perl, C, C++, FORTRAN, Pascal, BBC BASIC, Visual BASIC
Assembler (6502, ARM, 68000, Z80 and 80x86). RISC OS, Microsoft Windows,
MSDOS, MVS, CICS, VMS and UNIX operating systems. HTML.
Networking: Cisco Routers (800, 1600, 2500, 2600, 3600, 6500/MSFC, 7200, 12000) and Switches (2900, 3500, 4000, 6500). Protocols: IP (Unicast and Multicast), BGP, EIGRP, OSPF. SONET/SDH (on an International network up to OC48/STM-16, including DWDM) - Cisco ONS15454. Leased lines (Kilostream, E1, E2, E3, T1, T3). ISDN. VoIP (SIP, SCCP, IAX).
Applications: Apache. RealServer. Oracle (DBA level). Sendmail. Majordomo. INN. Bind. Firewalling toolsets (Predominately TIS FWTK). MRTG/rrdtool. Asterisk. MS Office. Visio.
System Admin: Extensive experience of Unix (Solaris and linux). Experience of Microsoft Windows NT, 2000, XP and Server 2003.
I hold a full and current driving licence.
Computer programming; backstage theatre work (lighting/sound rigging and
operation; set construction); canoeing; hiking; geocaching.
|Ideal Position Sought||
I am looking for a role where I would be responsible for an international
Internet backbone based on Cisco hardware, with a responsibility for design,
configuration, and installation of network equipment. I would look to be
managing the relationships with international and national telecoms carriers,
as well as transit and peering negotations with other ISPs. By preference,
I would also have some responsibility for the Unix servers on the network.
Salary: >= £80,000. Location: Bristol / South Wales
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