William Norman-Walker, Commercial Banking Developer in Woking, United Kingdom
William Norman-Walker

Commercial Banking Developer in Woking, United Kingdom

Member since May 5, 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



  • Windows 20 years
  • Commercial Banking 10 years
  • Order Management 10 years
  • Java 10 years
  • FIX Protocol 5 years


Woking, United Kingdom



Preferred Environment

NetBeans, Visual Studio, Windows

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.


  • Architect/Senior Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Sciurus Analytics
    • Built out the system infrastructure on AWS.
    • Created a web portal providing dynamic charting.
    • Built a communication tier between MATLAB and the Web that managed constant states.
    Technologies: Java, MATLAB, JavaScript, D3.js, React, Python, C#
  • Project Manager at yoooor.com

    2012 - 2013
    GHY KFT (Budapest)
    • 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: Java, MongoDB, PHP
  • Product Manager – OMS Europe

    2011 - 2012
    Flextrade, Ltd.
    • Worked at the board level on client-facing software.
    • Delivered software.
    • Designed interfaces via FIX protocol for third parties.
    • Designed an LSE trade reporting gateway.
    • Sourced market data from suppliers, including Reuters, Bloomberg, etc.
    Technologies: FIX Protocol, C++, Java, Linux
  • Senior Developer, Product Specialist

    2004 - 2011
    Fidessa, Plc.
    • 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.
    • Implemented the 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: Tcl, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), C#, Java
  • Developer

    2001 - 2004
    • Developed contracts.
    • Worked in retail banking.
    • Worked remotely on small projects.
    • Analyzed data.
    • Wrote reports.
    Technologies: Visual Basic 6 (VB6)
  • Implementation Consultant

    1998 - 2001
    Financial Objects, Plc.
    • Provided operational support.
    • Worked in retail banking.
    • Implemented UAT client testing.
    • Implemented loan facilitation.
    • Interfaced the Euronext card payments network.
    Technologies: Windows, Oracle, VB
  • Senior Developer, Implementation Consultant

    1994 - 1998
    Global Financial Systems
    • 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 a client-side API and components for communicating with the mainframe back end.
    Technologies: Windows, Oracle, VB


  • Languages

    Python 3, C#, PHP, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Java, SQL, Tcl, HTML, VB, C++, Python, JavaScript
  • Tools

    MATLAB, Visual Studio
  • Platforms

    Amazon EC2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud), Oracle, Windows, Linux, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, NetBeans
  • Other

    Software Development, Financial Software, Financial Software Developer, FIX Protocol, Order Management, Commercial Banking
  • Frameworks

  • Libraries/APIs

    React, D3.js
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)


  • B.Sc. (Honors) Degree in Computing and Systems
    2006 - 2010
    Open University - Milton Keynes, UK
  • B.Sc. Degree in Combined Science
    1986 - 1988
    Brighton Polytechnic - Brighton, UK

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