May 2015 to Present
February 2013 to May 2015
Senior Technical Consultant
October 2011 to February 2013
Leeds, United Kingdom
Development Team Leader
March 2008 to October 2011
May 2004 to March 2008
Senior Technical Specialist
July 2001 to May 2004
June 2000 to July 2001
April 1996 to June 2000
CRM Practice Lead for the Government business unit within Lockheed Martin UK. Responsibilities include: - Technical consultancy - Pre-sales and bid work - Consultancy team management - Technical delivery and quality assurance CRM Practice Lead for the Government business unit within Lockheed Martin UK. Responsibilities include: - Technical consultancy - Pre-sales and bid work - Consultancy team management - Technical delivery and quality assurance
What company does Colin Lowe work for?
Colin Lowe works for Lockheed Martin
What is Colin Lowe's role at Lockheed Martin?
Colin Lowe is Principal Technologist
What industry does Colin Lowe work in?
Colin Lowe works in the Computer Software industry.
Hands-on Practice Lead and Senior Technical Consultant with nineteen years’ commercial experience in software design and delivery in a diverse range of industries. Combines strong and current technical proficiency with effective technical leadership, project management and business analysis skills to successfully plan, develop and deliver high-profile enterprise level solutions. Specialities include: Microsoft Dynamics CRM on-premise and SaaS Azure and hybrid cloud applications Technical Pre-Sales and Consultancy Development Team Management Technical Project Management Agile development practices .Net Software Development - C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server Web software and implementation Management Information SystemsPrincipal Technologist @ CRM Practice Lead for the Government business unit within Lockheed Martin UK. Responsibilities include: - Technical consultancy - Pre-sales and bid work - Consultancy team management - Technical delivery and quality assurance From May 2015 to Present (7 months) CRM Consultant @ Technical consultant (to lead consultant level) for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and 2013 implementations, primarily in the financial services sector. Responsible for design, development and delivery of complete CRM-based systems for clients including banks, insurance companies, private equity groups, credit providers, financial advice organisations. From February 2013 to May 2015 (2 years 4 months) Senior Technical Consultant @ Senior Technical Consultant for 2e2 corporate clients implementing large scale CRM solutions. Technical Lead for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 and associated .Net development projects, managing work packages, developers, technical quality. Team Lead for various levels of Technical and Business Consultants within the 2e2 CRM practice Customisation, configuration and deployment of the CRM product, together with development of associated applications and services. Also responsible for infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance (AD, ADFS, Sharepoint integration, DR procedures etc.) From October 2011 to February 2013 (1 year 5 months) Leeds, United KingdomDevelopment Team Leader @ Building enterprise-grade web applications using the following technologies : ASP.Net (to 4.0), C# (to 4.0), ORMs (Entity Framework 4, NHibernate and Linq to SQL) Designing and building service-based infrastructures using WCF Services and WCF Data Services to facilitate enterprise applications Browser client development using HTML, CSS, JQuery and Ajax Building performant database layers to support web applications using SQL Server stored procedures and functions (to 2008 R2) Design and development of Management Information Systems using SQL Server and ProClarity-based data warehouses surfaced through Excel pivot tables (to 2010), Excel Power Pivot and SQL Server Reporting Services (to 2008) Introduction of unit testing and a TDD-style development approach within development teams, including the use of dependency injection frameworks to facilitate dependency mocking. Working with systems teams to build and carry out deployment of applications into high-availability clustered infrastructures Team Foundation Server administration for multi-discipline teams (currently TFS 2010) Mentoring and managing iterative development methodologies in development teams Production and interpretation of team metrics to understand performance and areas for improvement Definition and management of coding standards Requirements capture, analysis and translation into use cases Estimation of delivery dates and development resource required to meet deadlines New technology research, evaluation and promotion for use within development teams Working with senior management to develop IT strategy (to director level) including providing advice on technical direction to achieve business goals. Functioning as the main interface between sales force and development team, translating requirements in both directions High level of CRM design and development skills including introduction of CRM systems and managing behavioral change through the use of IT From March 2008 to October 2011 (3 years 8 months) Analyst Developer @ Marshalls PLC is the UK's leading manufacturer of superior natural stone and innovative concrete hard landscaping products, supplying the construction, home improvement and landscape markets. Analysis, system development and project management of applications for various businesses in the Marshalls Group. Primary focus is on Customer Relationship Management applications to aid sales staff and to maximise sales opportunities. Applications delivered in a mix of ASP.NET, C# and SQL Server. From May 2004 to March 2008 (3 years 11 months) Senior Technical Specialist @ DLA Piper is one of the world's largest law firms, with offices in 25 countries. I worked in the Volume Legal Services division, which specialised in debt management, property transactions and litigation. Whilst there I was responsible for analysis and development of DLA Direct, the company's customer portal, working with companies such as Egg and HBOS. I also worked on the company's internal workflow applications. From July 2001 to May 2004 (2 years 11 months) Systems Developer @ OnMedica is an information portal for healthcare professionals. I worked for MediDesk, whose focus was developing an online clinical system for use in medical practices. I was a member of the team responsible for developing the clinical system and for developing ad-hoc applications, such as the web-based questionnaire application that gained the Wheeler Innovation award from the British Healthcare Business Information Association. From June 2000 to July 2001 (1 year 2 months) Systems Developer @ BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. I worked in the Fraud Solutions team which provides telecommunications fraud detection and management systems to BT and other telecoms companies. Whilst there, I researched the application of artificial intelligence technologies such as genetic algorithms, expert systems and intelligent agents to the fraud detection arena. I also filed a worldwide patent on the use of intelligent software agent technologies to provide real-time billing in a telecommunications network From April 1996 to June 2000 (4 years 3 months) BSc, Computer Science, First Class @ University of Teesside From 1996 to 2000 Bydales Colin Lowe is skilled in: Microsoft SQL Server, Agile Methodologies, .NET, SSRS, ASP.NET, TFS, Microsoft CRM, Business Analysis, Project Management, CRM, Software Development, Team Management, WCF, T-SQL, Enterprise Architecture
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