William Norman-Walker

William Norman-Walker

Woking, United Kingdom
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William Norman-Walker

William Norman-Walker

Woking, United Kingdom
Member since March 4, 2014
William has extensive experience in providing business focused technology solutions. He designs to a problem domain, rather than any specific technologies. He has worked across multiple languages and platforms, and has an open-minded approach to finding the best solution for any specific needs.
William is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • Windows, 20 years
  • Retail Banking, 10 years
  • Order Management, 10 years
  • C#, 10 years
  • Java, 10 years
  • FIX Protocol, 5 years
Woking, United Kingdom
Availability
Full-time
Preferred Environment
Windows, Visual Studio, NetBeans
The most amazing...
...thing I've done is implement and deliver a full retail banking system for a Hungarian client as part of a small team.
Employment
  • Project Manager at yoooor.com
    GHY KFT (Budapest)
    2012 - 2013
    • Managed a team of developers.
    • Created the site design.
    • Prototyped the back-end system.
    • Ran a remote scrum, employing Agile methodology in a distributed team.
    • Wrote a test case framework, employing both black box automated tests and scripted user tests.
    Technologies: PHP, MongoDB, Java
  • Product Manager – OMS Europe
    Flextrade Ltd
    2011 - 2012
    • Worked at the board level on client facing software.
    • Delivered software.
    • Designed interfaces via FIX protocol for third parties.
    • Designed a LSE trade reporting gateway.
    • Sourced market data from suppliers, including Reuters, Bloomberg, etc.
    Technologies: Linux, Java, C++, FIX
  • Senior Developer, Product Specialist
    Fidessa plc
    2004 - 2011
    • Handled the development of the user interface for the key components covering orders, trades, and the keeping of positions.
    • Worked with a team leader to manage the development cycle for products and quarterly releases.
    • Served as the go-to person for best practice issues in both C# and Java development for the Core Trading team.
    • Was responsible for the implementation of first components using new server-driven UI written in Java.
    • Designed and developed many major features for the client for trade reporting, order management, and position keeping.
    Technologies: Java, C#, VB6, TCL, Fidessa
  • Developer
    Freelance
    2001 - 2004
    • Developed contracts.
    • Worked in retail banking.
    • Worked remotely on small projects.
    • Analyzed data.
    • Wrote reports.
    Technologies: VB6
  • Implementation Consultant
    Financial Objects plc
    1998 - 2001
    • Provided operational support.
    • Worked in retail banking.
    • Implemented UAT client testing.
    • Implemented loan facilitation.
    • Interfaced the Euronext card payments network.
    Technologies: VB6, Oracle, Windows
  • Senior Developer, Implementation Consultant
    Global Financial Systems
    1994 - 1998
    • Designed databases.
    • Handled architectural design for the retail banking system.
    • Developed both architectural and functional modules for the system.
    • Implemented support for multiple banks.
    • Developed client side API and components for communicating with the mainframe back-end.
    Technologies: VB6, Oracle, Windows
Skills
  • Languages
    Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Tcl, C#, Java, SQL, HTML
  • Platforms
    Windows, Linux
  • Storage
    SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB
  • Misc
    Order Management, FIX Protocol, Retail Banking
Education
  • B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Computing and Systems
    Open University - Milton Keynes, UK
    2006 - 2010
  • B.Sc. degree in Combined Science
    Brighton Polytechnic - Brighton, UK
    1986 - 1988
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