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Mark Richards

Software Engineering Contractor @ Financial Times

Software Solutions

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Ranked #1,293 out of 25,860 for Software Engineering Contractor in United States

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Mark Richards's Work Experience

Financial Times

Software Engineering Contractor

July 2015 to Present

London, United Kingdom

Marks Software Limited


September 2014 to Present

London, United Kingdom


Software Engineering Contractor

September 2014 to July 2015

London, United Kingdom

Mark Richards's Education

The University of Kent

BSc Computer Science First-class honours

2005 to 2009

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About Mark Richards's Current Company

Financial Times

Working on Membership system. Mostly Java work, with some frontend, Node, NoSQL, SQL and maintenance work.

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About Mark Richards

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Software Engineer interested in all aspects of the development process. Focused on Enterprise Java: OSGi, Java EE, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Camel, JMS, JDBC, Wicket and JAX-RS. Varying experience with other technologies including Amazon Web Services, Jena, Cucumber, Selenium, Ruby, Python, CICS, PL/X, Cobol, C, C++, Haskell, Javascript, CSS3, HTML5, JsonPath, XPath, XSLT, SQL and SPARQL,Scala, Play, Scalatest and SBT.. Confident in good development practices and fundamentals and regularly take further training in my own time or through work where available.Software Engineering Contractor @ Working on Membership system. Mostly Java work, with some frontend, Node, NoSQL, SQL and maintenance work. From July 2015 to Present (6 months) London, United KingdomDirector @ Contract work at Financial Times. Work covers their barriers system. Mostly Java work. Previous contract at Gumtree. ---- Separate project in progress to develop software to assist graphic designers with asset management for the web. ---- Offer Java and Scala work on enterprise and web systems. Strong knowledge of Linux, the web, programming principles, application design, architecture design and testing. Experience with various enterprise technologies: NoSQL and SQL dbs, authorization and authentication systems, transactional workloads, workflow systems, integration systems, web services and servers. frameworks, AWS, Java EE stack, Spring, Play, OSGi and DropWizard, From September 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) London, United KingdomSoftware Engineering Contractor @ Worked on push notification, email and customer service applications. Scala used too for testing and some minor work on internal libraries. Used a variety of databases (NoSQL and SQL). From September 2014 to July 2015 (11 months) London, United KingdomSenior Software Engineer @ Focussing on applications delivering and managing data for BBC News' election output. Leading the development of web clients to edit/manage the live feeds. Using Java technologies like Spring, Karaf, Hibernate, Camel and Cucumber-JVM. With Javascript apps developed with JQuery, Backbone, RequireJS/AMD and Jasmine. On internal and cloud services. From December 2013 to August 2014 (9 months) Software Engineer @ Worked on the BBC's Marketdata project and an internal linked data project. Worked with Java, Camel, OSGi, JavaEE, Spring, Scala, Quartz, AWS (SQS, SNS, EC2, Dynamo, RDS/MySQL), Maven, SBT, Cucumber JVM, Turtle (RDF), MySQL, Javascript (Jasmine, JQuery, Backbone) and mostly using varients of Linux and Windows for development and testing. Focus was on microservice projects supporting BBC's online services. From September 2013 to December 2013 (4 months) Developer In Test @ Focusing on BDD testing, developed manual, integration and system tests for systems providing data management or feeds. This included managing test systems running in a cloud provider and internally, in both cases in Enterprise Java containers. From September 2012 to September 2013 (1 year 1 month) London, United KingdomSoftware Engineer @ Software Engineer in CICS Transaction Server Level 3 Service. Service of CICS TS, CICS Explorer and plugins for CICS Interdependency Analyzer, CICS Deployment Assistance, CICS Configuration Manager and CICS Performance Analyzer. IBM Campus Team Leader and subsequently an IBM University Relationship Manager, working with University of Kent From May 2010 to September 2012 (2 years 5 months) Software Developer @ Development and database management with Python and MySQL on Linux platforms. Testing of web sites and web services. From December 2009 to April 2010 (5 months) Industrial Trainee Study Manager @ Placement year spent working in Clinical Research Operation at Pfizer, Sandwich, UK. Role to assist operational management of Phase I Clinical Studies. Delivered a custom Java Application for to aid study management in Phase I trials. From September 2007 to August 2008 (1 year) BSc, Computer Science, First-class honours @ The University of Kent From 2005 to 2009 Mark Richards is skilled in: Java, Linux, Testing, Eclipse, Java Enterprise Edition, jQuery, Software Engineering, Spring Framework, OSGi, Hibernate, MySQL, JavaScript, Test Driven Development, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CICS

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