Technical Lead for Alphacourt Limited, an IBM Partner

  • Provided technical leadership to Alphacourt sales, marketing, directors and field consultants
  • Represented Alphacourt to IBM, under Premier Partner Relationship, as Technical Lead
  • Provided guidance to clients on architecture (specifically SOA), project organisation and ways of working
  • Conducted architecture health checks
  • Line managed field consultants, specifically in areas of personal development, certification and training
  • Interviewing and selection of new staff
  • Provided point of escalation for technical issues encountered by clients and Alphacourt staff
  • Provided trusted third party QA and governance on a large Integration project (M&S)
  • Performed Service Delivery Manager role to support new areas of the business; specifically interface development and operational support (Aviva Investors)
  • Defined best practice for implementing WebSphere MQ and Message Broker
  • Provided specialised consulting in WebSphere architectures to client’s own Enterprise Architects (Lloyds TSB)
  • Defined end-to-end Integration Patterns (Lloyds TSB)
  • Defined and overseeing the development of a number of key assets to underpin client engagements; including best practice guidelines, installation guides and quick starts
  • Reviewed and assessed client implementations of SOA; including design, life cycle management, and operational procedures