CV, Microsoft BI Developer Seeking Work In Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24493

Skills keywords: programming, SDLC, software design, software requirements definition, software testing, software training
Short Bio:

I have been living and working in the United States for the past 21 years and am now looking to return to Europe for family reasons.

I enjoy creating and maintaining software that helps business users do their job, and have worked in nearly all stages of the software development life cycle. My interest in Business Intelligence has developed in the last three years through learning Microsoft Reporting Services and Integration Services. Analysis Services would be a logical next step for me.

Current location: Ohio, United States - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  IT and Technology
Spoken languages: english, french, russian
Location I am interested in working: austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, switzerland, United Kingdom
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States

Career Summary

October 1998 – present
Technical Analyst
State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS Ohio), Columbus, Ohio, USA

– Business Intelligence and Reporting

– Relationship Management

– Leadership

– Application Software Development

– Software Testing

– Production Support

– Implementation of Health Care piece of new benefits administration system

Business or sector: Pensions

October 1993 – October 1998

Covansys, Columbus, Ohio, USA

– Application Software Development

– Consultancy

February 1989 – October 1993
Bull HN, Hemel Hempstead,, England

– Application Software Development

– Consultancy

January 1986 – February 1989
Training Consultant
Control Data, Uxbridge, England

– Training consultancy,

– Analysis of training needs and subject matter

– Computer based training development

September 1978 – July 1985
English Language Trainer
International Language Centre

Madrid, Spain. Casablanca, Morocco, Kuwait Ministry of Defence, Kuwait Oil Company

Education & Training

October 2014
December 2014

Microsoft Certified Professional:
Exam 70-461 Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Exam 70-463 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

June 1991
September 1975 – July 1978

Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
University of Leeds, England – Bachelor of Arts Class II(1) in English and Russian

Personal Skills

Mother tongue(s) English

Listening/ Reading /Spoken/ interaction/ Spoken production

French A1 A1 A1 A1 A1

Russian A2 B1 A2 A1 A2

Communication skills – Consultancy in computer based training and software development on customer site

– Worked with users in the STRS Ohio Health Care department and with the Information Technology team to support health care functionality in their benefits administration system

– Helped ensure STRS Ohio compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) requirements through training and presentations to spread awareness, definition of legal status and confidentiality notices on emails.

– Assisted in discoveries for lawsuits

Organisational / managerial skills – Managed performance of team members through day-to-day direction, counselling, setting goals and appraisals

– Relationship management – liaised with Director of Health Care, STRS Ohio to ensure that the Information Technology department was supporting all his system needs

Job-related skills – Requirements Gathering and Definition:

– Programming

– Software Testing

– Software Security

– Training

– User relations

– Consultancy

Computer skills:

– SQLServer 2012

– Microsoft Reporting Services (SSRS)

– Microsoft Integration Services (SSIS)

– Oracle PL/SQL

– PACBASE Case tool (generates COBOL)


– Microsoft Office

Other skills: Public speaking – participated in Toastmasters in Columbus, Ohio

Driving licence:  Ohio and British