Summary
I am a 45 year old Control Systems Engineering honours graduate with over 20 years of diverse industrial computing experience and many more years of hobby experience.
I currently work for Orange in my position as principle software engineer of a team responsible for online and mobile customer self-care.
My work is almost exclusively Enterprise Java but I still regularly work in many diverse and esoteric platforms.
I am seeking an interesting software development role
Contact Details
 
Name :: Richard Mark Senior
Address :: censored
DOB :: 25/05/1969
Telephone :: 07740 359076
E-mail :: richard.senior@gmail.com
URL :: http://www.richardsenior.net/resume
 

Education
 
Upper Second Class Honours Degree in 'Control Systems Engineering' Class of 1996
Huddersfield University
 
Experience/Skills
 
Employment History
 
Sept 2001 - Present Orange (Leeds) - Team Leader / Principal Developer
Leading UK ISP and Mobile Phone company. Large scale J2EE platform developers, vast and diverse legacy systems. +
The last 6 years at Orange have been spent working on very large scale Enterprise Java applications.
Projects Undertaken :

Reason for leaving :

2000 - Sept 2001 FLG21 (Leeds) - Software Developer
Software House and Consultancy. General IT work, mainly web programming. PR Consultancy. +
Projects Undertaken :
Reason for leaving :
Company sold, made redundant.

2000 - Short Period of Self Employment
Self Employment. Order tracking tools, client side shopping cart, e-commerce shop selling workwear, IT consultancy. +
Reason for leaving :
Got the experience necessary to get a job.

Oct 1997 - Supervisory and Industrial Control Systems Ltd (Bradford) - Engineer
Engineering Process Control 'systems house' and Consultancy. Water treatment, Aluminium production, food and beverages. +
Projects Undertaken :
Reason for leaving :
The Internet, wow!

Feb 1997 - Oct 1997 Dickinson Control Systems Ltd. (Manchester) - Engineer
Engineering Process Control 'systems house' and Consultancy. Food and Beverages, Water Treatment, Baggage Handling. +
Projects Undertaken :
Reason for leaving :
Commute became too difficult, also got better job offer.

July 1996 - Jan 1997 Motron Dynamics Ltd. (Barnsley) - Engineer
Engineering Robotics, Automation, pneumatic control, Embedded and turnkey systems design and development +
Projects Undertaken :
Reason for leaving :
Company went out of business
1986-1991 Pre-University
The first part of my working life was spent in the manufacturing industry as a Welder/Fitter/Machinist etc.