Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP

Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP

Independent IT Infrastructure Consultant | Connect:Direct Specialist

Location
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP's Overview

Current
  • Connect:Direct Specialist at Lloyds Banking Group
  • Independent IT Infrastructure Consultant at IT Consultant Self Employed
Past
  • IT Manager, Great Britain & Northern Ireland at Sectra
  • PACS Support Engineer at Sectra
  • Independent IT Infrastructure Consultant at Wenroc Ltd
Education
  • Highbury Technical College
  • Highbury Technical College
  • St. Lukes C of E Secondary School
Connections

274 connections

Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP's Summary

Very experienced IT professional in the Finance and Healthcare industries providing programming, technical support, project management and leadership on mainframe, UNIX and Wintel hardware and software with significant contributions to outsourcing, benchmark, infrastructure and data centre consolidation projects.

Specialties:

SC Clearance

Chartered IT Professional (MBCS CITP)

Programming Languages - Assembler, COBOL, C, C++, Java, MAPPER, .NET, SSG

OS Support - Unisys OS1100/2200, Microsoft Windows, HP-UX, Linux

Virtualisation - VMWare ESXi / vSphere 5.1

File Transfer - FTP, Connect:Direct, Connect:Secure+

Networking - CCNA

SAN - EMC Symmetrix / HP EVA

Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP's Experience

Connect:Direct Specialist

Lloyds Banking Group

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LLOY; Financial Services industry

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months) London, United Kingdom

Onsite at Lloyds Banking Group in London and Edinburgh providing Connect:Direct and Connect:Secure+ support in their Windows, Unix and IBM mainframe environments; supporting Verde (TSB separation) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) projects; project lead for Windows C:D upgrades to v4.6.

"
IBM® Sterling Connect:Direct is point-to-point (peer-to-peer) file-based integration
middleware meant for 24x365 unattended operation, which provides assured
delivery, high-volume, and secure data exchange within and between enterprises. It
is optimized for high performance and throughput and moves files containing any
type of data (text, EDI, binary, digital content, image) across multiple platforms,
disparate file systems, and disparate media. It is used by many industries
throughout the world to move large volumes of data and for connecting to remote
offices.
"

IBM Sterling Connect:Direct Product Overview [Online] available at http://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/commerce/doc/mft/cdcommon/ConnectDirectOverview.pdf
(Accessed 06.08.2013).

Independent IT Infrastructure Consultant

IT Consultant Self Employed

Information Technology and Services industry

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months) Milton Keynes

August 2013 - present --- Lloyds Banking Group, Connect:Direct Specialist

IT Manager, Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Sectra

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

August 2009July 2013 (4 years) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

A very motivated hands-on IT Manager focused on quality and high availability.

Transformed an undocumented disorder of IT into an ISO certified IT department – fully documented, latest supported software, security, auditing & monitoring for desktops, network and server room environments.

Major projects of this tenure...

+ Wintel & Unix estate virtualisation; utilising VMWare Server 5.1
+ Desktop standardisation to Windows 7 / Office 2007; further upgraded to Windows 8 / Office 2010
+ Network infrastructure & security redesigned; utilising Cisco ASA 5500
+ Designed network connectivity & deployed two new offices, Mansfield and Belfast
+ ISO27001 registration and subsequent audits

‘Do it for all it's worth and do it now and do it good’

http://www.sectra.se/medical/

PACS Support Engineer

Sectra

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2008July 2009 (1 year 4 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Sectra is one of the world's leading suppliers of radiology image management systems; offering PACS, RIS, Mammography, Orthopedic and Osteoporosis imaging.

Major projects completed in this position...

+ Wrote capacity planning collection process and code for 20 London NHS Trusts.
+ SAN storage upgrades on HP EVA for ~12 London NHS Trusts
+ Upgraded Sectra PACS and RIS at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust and Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

http://www.sectra.se/medical/

Independent IT Infrastructure Consultant

Wenroc Ltd

July 2005April 2008 (2 years 10 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Wenroc Ltd offers Software Services and Solutions - Programming, Web Design, Operating System Support and File Transfer.

Wenroc Ltd is affiliated to the British Computer Society and is a member of the Microsoft Partner Program.

Connect:Direct Specialist

Barclays Bank plc

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BARC; Financial Services industry

September 2006September 2007 (1 year 1 month) Poole, United Kingdom

Onsite at Barclays in Poole and Knutsford providing Connect:Direct, Connect:Secure+ and Connect:Direct File Agent support in the Windows, Unix and IBM mainframe environments.

Unisys Team Leader

Abbey National plc

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SAN; Banking industry

February 2002July 2005 (3 years 6 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Management responsibility for the team providing software installation and support for the complete Unisys mainframe estate, both IX and NX.

Enterprise NT Infrastructure Provider

Abbey National plc

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SAN; Banking industry

July 1999January 2002 (2 years 7 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Founder member of the Enterprise NT group, bringing mainframe working practices and procedure into the Wintel estate; specialised in EMC SAN technology.

Designed, wrote and implemented a nationwide file transfer application using MFC, C++ and Sterling Commerce's Connect:Direct API SDK,

Unisys Infrastructure Provider

Abbey National plc

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SAN; Banking industry

October 1995June 1999 (3 years 9 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Responsible for the installation and support of Unisys IX operating system and system library components.

Senior Systems Analyst

Unisys Ltd

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UIS; Information Technology and Services industry

May 1992September 1995 (3 years 5 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Responsible for the installation and support of Unisys IX operating system and system library components.

Located in Minneapolis USA March 1994 thru September 1995.

Independent IT Infrastructure Consultant

Lenson Consultants Ltd

January 1991April 1992 (1 year 4 months) London, United Kingdom

Contractor at Unisys Ltd after redundancy from DPP (UK) Ltd.

Systems Consultant

DPP (UK) Ltd

August 1988December 1990 (2 years 5 months) London, United Kingdom

Onsite software support at Abbey National plc, BP International, BP Oil, Metropolitan Police, Scicon, S.G. Warburg, Shell Oils & Unisys.

Systems Programmer

Abbey National Building Society

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SAN; Banking industry

May 1987August 1988 (1 year 4 months) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Systems Programmer - Assembler, COBOL, C, SSG

Computer Operator

Sperry Vickers

June 1984April 1987 (2 years 11 months) Havant, United Kingdom

Computer Operator working shifts on Sperry Univac 90/30 and Sperry Univac 1100/62.

Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Sergeant Instructor (SI)

      2nd Battalion (Rifles)
      • Children

      http://www.army.mod.uk/infantry/regiments/26602.aspx
      https://armycadets.com/

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Education
      • Health
      • Science and Technology
    • Organizations I support:

      • Adoption UK
      • BAAF
      • Save the Children UK

Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP's Skills & Expertise

  1. Windows
  2. Java
  3. Linux
  4. C++
  5. .NET
  6. C
  7. HP-UX
  8. FTP
  9. COBOL
  10. Microsoft Partner
  11. CCNA
  12. Windows Server
  13. Unix
  14. ITIL
  15. Security
  16. Virtualization
  17. Visual Basic
  18. Server Architecture
  19. XML
  20. Hardware
  21. Software Development
  22. Servers
  23. VMware
  24. Disaster Recovery
  25. Troubleshooting
  26. Documentation
  27. Windows Server 2003
  28. Storage
  29. SAN
  30. Team Leadership
  31. Operating Systems
  32. Windows Server 2008
  33. Programming Languages
  34. Sterling Commerce
  35. OS1100
  36. OS2200
  37. VMware ESX
  38. Connect Direct
  39. Connect Secure+
  40. Unisys Mainframe
  41. Clearpath
  42. Network Architecture
  43. Architecture
  44. IT Management
  45. ISMS
  46. ISO27001
  47. Penetration Testing
  48. Solaris
  49. Active Directory
  50. ISO 27001

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Steve Quinnell MBCS CITP's Education

The Open University

BSc (Honours) Computing & IT

20072015 (expected)

...
2007-08 - M150 - Data, computing & information
2008-09 - T175 - Networked Living
2009-09 - M255 - Object Oriented programming with Java
2009-10 - MT264 - Designing applications with Visual Basic
2010-11 - M257 - Putting Java to work
2010-11 - M253 - Team working in distributed environments
2011-11 - T216 - Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
2012-13 - MU123 - Discovering Mathematics
2013-13 - T324 - Keeping ahead in ICT
2014-14 - M363 - Software Engineering With Objects ***IN PROGRESS***
2014-15 - T320 - eBusiness Technologies: Foundations & Practice ***OCT 2014***
2015-15 - TM470 - The Computing & IT Project ***JAN 2015***

The Open University

DipHE, Computing & IT

20072013

...
2007-08 - M150 - Data, computing & information
2008-09 - T175 - Networked Living
2009-09 - M255 - Object Oriented programming with Java
2009-10 - MT264 - Designing applications with Visual Basic
2010-11 - M257 - Putting Java to work
2010-11 - M253 - Team working in distributed environments
2011-11 - T216 - Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
2012-13 - MU123 - Discovering Mathematics

Bedford College

City & Guilds, Motorcycle Technician

20022004

Assembly and Pre-Delivery Inspection
Business Awareness
Crash Repair
Customer Handling
Fault Finding
Fitting Accessories
Health and Safety
Repair of the Brakes, Steering, Suspension and Chassis
Repair of the Electrical System
Repair of the Engine
Repair of the Wheels and Tyres
Servicing

Highbury Technical College

BTEC Certificate, Computer Studies

19831984

Industrial placement at Ferranti Computer Systems.
Industrial placement at Sperry Vickers.

Highbury Technical College

BTEC Diploma, Electronics and Electrical Engineering

19811982

Business Studies I & II
Electrical Principles I & II
Mathematics I & II
Microcomputer Systems I & II
Principles of Measurement I

St. Lukes C of E Secondary School

CSE, O

19781981

Biology
Chemistry
English
English Language
Mathematics
Metalwork
Physics
Technical Drawing

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