Candidate 176602

  • Senior Engineer / Architect
  • Ireland
  • 05/03/2018
Permanent & Contract Architect Engineering Lead

Personal Summary

Senior Engineer / Architect


  • Active Directory, OpenLDAP, openDJ
  • R, Octave, MARS, Bayes (Statistical analysis), Machine Learning (Gaussian Naïve Bayes)
  • Azure, Virtual Machines Clusters, DRBD, Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Redhat), HPUX, Windows, Oracle, MySQL, Firewalls, (F5 – Big¬IP)
  • Configuration Management – SVN, ClearCase
  • Development: C/C++, IPTables, Kernel Development (x86, ARM, Raspberry Pi), Visual C, Network protocols, DVB, TCP/IP, Telecoms, Wireshark, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS – Snort), Visual Scripting (VBS)
  • Lifecycle / Project Management – Requirements management, Functional Specification, quality processes: ISO 12207, ISO 15504, SPICE, CMM, Lifecycle definition, management across geographic areas
  • Technologies: LDAP, MySQL, RADIUS, Rational, Enterprise Architect, Shell Scripting, UML,
  • Networking: Application Development for secure networking (sFTP, HTTPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Part-time teacher of Statistics and Advanced Maths, with a passion for practical applications.



  • Responsible for architecture and implementation of secure transfer agent for €27B turnover company.
  •  Development of energy saving patent involving machine learning
  • Development and commissioning of learning platform for use in developing countries
  • Development of low power devices for Africa and Middle East, driver optimization and kernel building, IPTables, RADIUS, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, Ubuntu Linux.
  • Architecture and project management of project for the automotive industry. The project is SPICE compliant and implemented in embedded C and C++, using UML design techniques and maintained on SVN.
  • Cradle to grave implementation of high availability, load balancing MySQL cluster with ETL for mobile phone company in Canada. C and C++, Implemented with MySQL on Redhat Linux platform with OCFS2 File system.
  • Rolled out the VoIP service for ICE broadband from cradle to grave: Asterisk on Redhat platforms
  • Rolled out Business Continuity solutions for ICE Broadband.
  • Successfully introduced good procedures in accordance with SEI CMM and improved project life-cycle
  • Awarded 4 patents with Motorola and 2 with another telco company, one with own company
  • Published a textbook with Prentice Hall which sold 9,000 copies
  • Proven technical leadership abilities
  • One Academic Paper written and second in preparation



  • 20years + solid engineering experience support
  • Delivered complex enterprise level projects
  • Multi-site / multi-country experience
  • Projects delivered on time, and within budget
  • Has rescued various struggling projects to a successful completion
  • Project experience: worked for major brands such as Mercedes, Valeo, Mortorla, Space Agency etc.
  • Budget Ownership: typically, around €500k
  • Team Management: experience managing dispersed teams, internationally (EMEA, US, India), up to 12 x people depending on project
  • Education:
  • Languages: English (mother tongue), German (fluent), French (proficient), learning Arabic


Personality stack:

  • Lovely personality, easy to talk to and get on with
  • Strategic thinker with a hands-on approach
  • Navigation of complex stakeholders
  • Very influential
  • Great communicator
  • Adaptable & flexible
  • Multi-culture exposure


Availability: 4weeks


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