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James Clunies-Ross

James Clunies-Ross

Senior Developer

Ultra Electronics


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Ultra Electronics Group | Sep 2020 - Present

Senior Developer

Operating as an internal consultant, I deliver technical solutions to a customer base of twenty unique business units within the UK, US, Canadian and Australian territories. I am responsible for discovery, design and development of technical solutions using appropriate technologies and leveraging Microsoft Azure Cloud Services to reduce server infrastructure where applicable. I am security cleared for UK Department of Defence.
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Millbrook Healthcare | Jul 2017 - Oct 2020

Systems Architect

Enabling new capability for the organisation through the development of web, mobile and database solutions

Millbrook Healthcare | Jan 2016 - Jul 2017

Senior Systems Developer

Responsible for the technical development and maintenance of systems that are critical for the Healthcare business of Millbrook Industries.

Deverill Ltd | Mar 2015 - Jan 2016

Service Desk Manager


Deverill Ltd | Jun 2011 - Mar 2015

Projects Manager

Responsible for managing infrastructure development projects from initial client engagement through to post-implementation aftercare. I worked as part of a team of technical architects, consultants and engineers, managing the cost, quality and schedule of numerous infrastructure projects for external clients. My core aim is to add value for our clients by building rapport, maintaining good communication and ensuring we deliver the best quality technical solutions. I performed technical assistance where applicable, as my background is in application programming, database and system design. I also developed technical expertise in networking, wireless and visualisation technologies during this time.

Canford School | Sep 2010 - Jun 2011

ICT Project Coordinator

creation of a data centre on the school campus, whilst ensuring minimal impact to the academic and business functions. The programme of work included fibre-optic re-cabling, network switch redesign, server room relocation, centralised storage, server migration, server virtualisation, disk-to-disk backup and business continuity.

St. Michael's Middle School | Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

Unqualified Teacher of ICT

After volunteering at this local school during my redundancy period, I was employed as a non-qualified teacher for one academic year, teaching Information Communication Technology to children aged 9 to 13. At the same time, I studied and passed a 1 year Open University course in Primary Education. • Implemented a real-time, multi-user resource booking system using VB.NET and SQL Server • Provided Excel Macro programming for reporting purposes. • Assisted the ICT Technician with network configuration.

Barclays Bank Plc | Mar 2005 - Mar 2009

Analyst Programmer

Promoted to manage project life-cycles through customer liaison, analysis/ estimation, design, coding, documentation and testing of business solutions to rigorous time, cost and quality targets within a strict financial control framework. Programming experience primarily using Visual Basic 6.0, VB.NET, ASP.NET, and working with SQL Server as a Database Programmer and Administrator. Major Contributions: Providing Helpdesk support to 300+ clients to manage project evolution, live software errors, server maintenance, and ad hoc reporting requirements for a suite of over 50 bespoke financial applications. Performing routine and technical duties to a high standard, training peers in new techniques when upgrading to .NET technologies.

Barclays Bank Plc | Sep 2007 - Oct 2008

Basel II Systems Specialist GRCB International Risk

Seconded to Barclays Africa & Middle East to manage the migration of the Emerging Markets Credit Risk Regulatory Reporting project, working in Johannesburg for 4 months and London for 9 months. Major Contributions: Took sole technical responsibility for the system from the African development team and consistently improved processing speed and data quality month on month. This was achieved by developing new software tools, improving server processes (such as Stored Procedure logic) and maintaining strong relationships with the Country-specific technical and business line stakeholders during each rigorous monthly reporting cycle. Supported the Business Risk Analysts and Finance Managers in the UK and UAE by developing ad hoc reports and implementing system updates to cater for the changing dynamics of the business and also improving all reporting needs across the different time zones by adding automated processes and managing system incidents in real-time. Successfully project managed the subsequent system handover to UAE and India by recruiting and training new resources, writing training documentation, creating test environments, delivering immediate support for parallel/live runs, and decommissioning the UK system.

Barclays Bank Plc | Jan 2003 - Jan 2005

Operational Performance Analyst

Promoted to review and report departmental sundry loss performance across the International Cheques & Payments Operations areas. Major Contribution: Designed, developed and maintained a performance measurement database for 30+ users to enable consistent and effective sundry loss reporting across the International Cheques & Payments Operations areas.

Barclays Bank Plc Barclays House | Jan 2000 - Jan 2003

International Customer Services

Early employment positions held within International Cheque Processing including; Complaint Handler, reporting to the Financial Services Authority, Customer Support Helpdesk, Payment Reconciliation Officer/ Payment Processor

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Information & Communication Technologies, Primary LearningThe Open University | 2014
Bournemouth University Bournemouth
Corfe Hills School

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