Skills

Agile Team Leadership - 4 Years Professional Experience
Broadcast & Media - 6 Years Professional Experience
Cloud Platform Architecture - 4 Years Professional Experience
Communication
Golang - 3 Months Development - Hobby
Java - 8 Years Professional Development
Product Ownership - 4 Years Professional Experience
Python - 6 Years Professional Development

Experience

Dec 2018 - Apr 2019
Nokia / Velocix / Volaris - Remote

Contract Solutions Architect - Velocix Division. Video and Demand and Linear Dynamic Ad Insertion and Cloud Transcoding & Reporting. Brought in to author SCTE-35 signalling specifications for product integrators for their dynamic advert insertion product. Worked with product owner to author technical and market requirements for offshore development team, along with statement of work and other contractual documentation for their dynamic advert insertion product. Consulted on their product release with specific focus on Java performance testing and optimisation. [DASH, HLS, DAI, SCTE-35, SCTE-67, AWS, SOW, Cloud]

Oct 2012 - Dec 2018
Piksel Inc.

Product Owner / Technical Architect - Piksel Product Division. Product Owner and Technical Architect on their Fuse Publisher Media and Metadata Management product, a AWS-native PaaS for video transcoding and metadata ingestion workflows. Responsible for all elements of design and delivery including vision and roadmap, design and architecture, hiring and coaching the team, definition of initiatives and epics, guiding agile ceremonies, customer presales activities, marketing and technical documentation and overall line management. Now used in the largest internet service provider outside of the US. Technical Lead on SkyGO Web Device API and Lead Engineer on SkyGO REST Catalogue Metadata Service (Java). Led the engineering team responsible for SkyGO’s On-Demand Web Front End and led their API and implementation of their central on-demand catalogue service.

June 2007 - Oct 2012
ICR Speech Solutions and Services Ltd.

Senior Developer and Project Lead - Designed and implemented a novel development framework and product for Interactive Voice Response applications, including extensive technical documentation and supporting materials.

Services

Cloud Architecture

Brings 5 years of experience building scalable and fault tolerant systems on AWS

Agile Team Leadership

Has hired, coached and led multiple teams in the UK and in Spain

Media and Broadcast Expertise

Has 6 years of experience covering DRM, Transcode, Compression, Packaging, Encription, Live, SCTE35 and Ad Insertion

Blog

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019

Project Maturity Checklist Series

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev
Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

About Me

cv about
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Application Security Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev security
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Delivery Methodology Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev delivery methodology
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Delivery and Release Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev delivery release testing
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Auditing, Monitoring and Alerting Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev auditing monitoring alerting
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Cadence as the Engine of Communication

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev agile team-series
Thursday, May 9, 2019

New Project Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev agile team-series
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Notes on Non-Violent Communication

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev agile team-series
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Overall Application Design & Development Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Service Provisioning and Deployment Checklist

checklist engineering pm leadership product-dev provisioning deployment

Contact