Software Engineer - Chief Tinkerer
I'm Paul, I am a creative individual and experienced software engineer with proven ability to produce high quality, reliable software using a variety of environments and languages including C# - ASP.net MVC PHP, Java for Android and Python.
I have recently moved to the Trusted Data Solutions' Innovation team to continue to grow my skill set and breadth of knowledge as a Software Architect, while developign their Internal project reporting website.
With the boom of retail traders joining the stock market thanks to the Gamestop StockMarket Squeeze, there has been more interest in 'normal' people learning to trade. Trading-Checklist is a tool for finding Entry/Exit points into potential swing trades. The website focus's on making Quality trades with the assisance of specific Technical Analysis tools.
I have recently moved to Trusted Data Solution to continue to grow my skill set and breadth of knowledge In Industries further afield from Defence as well as building on my knowledge as a Software Architect.
As part of my Role on the EvO project I coached a SAFe® team of 9 cross functional Software and Systems Engineers as Scrum Master alongside my Software Development work as part of the Team. I was elected as a Top 10 Mentor via Mentor Scout Global. Out of Hundreds of nominees I was short listed into the Top 10 of mentors across the entire Mentor scout organisation
Moving onto the EvO programme I continue to build on the companies Modelling and Simulation capabilities, working primarily in python and C# Further to work duties I have taken on Mentorship opportunities, guiding new joiners through the business and guiding them on their career paths. As part of continuing to innovate and contribute further to my position I have held a number of Lunch and Learn Sessions on Virtual and Augmented Reality for the business that have lead the company to take a stronger push with new technologies that have now been adopted in areas of the business such as use of Virtual and Augmented Reality marketing.
I joined the Battlefield Laboratory and Digitization Environment (BLaDE) team, to develop General Dynamics modelling and simulation capabilities. Aside from my work with BLaDE I also took part in high profile demonstrations to customers for various products offered by General Dynamics. Once a month I wrote a Technology article for the companies newsletter giving a glimpse of what happened in wider world of technology.
Paul has produced various pieces of software for projects from the ground up for a number of projects in collaboration with a wide range of SME's. Typically projects required the use of knowledge in Android and Java however he has also provided support and ongoing development to applications in C# with WPF.
After buying a Renault ZOE, I developed an interface to the Renault Z.E Services API that gained 800 Active Monthly users who prefered the interface over the Official Renault App.
In 2019 I was shortlisted by Mentor Scout - as a Top 10 Mentor in the Mentor Scout Global Network.
Since 2008 I am a Certified PADI Rescue Diver.