MICKY CHILMAN

Address: 12 Moortown House, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3AN 07790485702 mickychilly@hotmail.co.uk http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=54035621

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PERSONAL PROFILE
I have spent nearly 30 years’ experience as an Engineer and Business Analyst, fulfilling a whole plethora of roles that extend throughout the whole project lifecycle. Principal focus has been on relational database design, analysis and requirement capture and thorough test validation and verification. These interests have allowed me to work in Defence, C³I, Air Traffic, Robotics, Business Intelligence and Property Information projects across the world. I am able to communicate intelligently and fluently at all levels and possess the highest attention to detail. Now looking for challenging Interim Projects to allow me to expand and further develop my Business Analyst expertise, with particular emphasis on Agile Methodologies and Requirement Capture.

KEY PROJECT ACHIEVEMENTS:
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Developed database requirements and proposed solution for Finnish Air Traffic Control system to allow data layer to be fully designed and implemented. A system that has been running without any major incident for over 15 years. Successful deployment of final software builds and FAT and SAT test and integration and training of ATC Operators for radar data processing and display system for the Australia RAAF in Perth, which is still fully operational. Designed, implemented and tested Air Traffic Tower AP100 Radar Handling and Management system for successful installation into Southampton Airport. Part of Data Engineering and Training and Testing teams that successfully deployed the Canadian Air Traffic Control System (CAATS) for full operational use within North American airspace in 2001 on time and in budget, setting worldwide standards for air safety, capacity and
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A Systems Engineer working for NATS helped deliver New En-Route Centre to operational state in order to increase the handling capacity of the London Flight Information Region by 30%. Part of team that successfully deployed the Canadian Robotic Arm as part of the International Space Station project, which resulted in an enhanced management and support environment for the station team and the complete removal of potential risk for astronauts having to leave the space craft. As Senior Systems Engineer set up Hub connectivity infrastructure and client online conveyancing portal under the auspices of the National Land Information Service (NLIS), which became a £100+ million business within 7 years. As Business Analyst oversaw Agile requirement capture and design for brand new version of a Property Information website (SearchFlow) that was generating £75 million of annual revenue for the company, resulting in no loss of customers or revenue.

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CAREER TO DATE
Decision Insight Information Group – Jan 2011 to May 2013 – Business Analyst

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Oversaw Agile requirement capture and design for brand new version of a Property Information website (SearchFlow) that was generating 85% of entire company’s revenue. The portal was delivered on time and resulted in no loss of customers or revenue. Worked with a number of principal lenders and undertook thorough analysis, including problem statement and solution assessment, for a valuation exchange system within the mortgage industry.

Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) UK - August 2000 to Jan 2011 Business Development Technical Solutions Manager – Jan 2008: · Worked with prominent consumer’s association organisation to design and concept-build a house exchange portal for the property market. · Designed and successfully deployed Risk Management products focusing on anti-money laundering and foreign national intelligence. Technical Development Manager – April 2006: · Post takeover of competitor, successfully managed the integration and consolidation of two back office systems to enable cost, performance and efficiency gains. That year saw company’s profit margins rise by 25%. · Oversaw merging and integration of new acquisition into our online conveyancing infrastructure, affecting both back-end and front-end systems. The successful completion of this project brought additional revenue of £20 million to the company. IT Manager – May 2003: · Implemented controls and compliance framework in line with Sarbanes Oxley. · Negotiated and commissioned the migration of entire platform infrastructure into new data hosting environment. The successful completion saw no core downtime for a business generating at that time £40 million per annum. · Managed the successful rollout of numerous iterations of the online conveyancing portal that saw customer volumes rise 300% over 4 years. Systems Analyst – Aug 2000: · Commissioned data hosting partner for National Land Information Service (NLIS) which was one of the first electronic service delivery initiatives in the UK.

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Played significant role in the requirement capture and design of the conveyancing retail channel utilising the NLIS infrastructure. Within three years had captured 30% of the property market worth £35 million in annual revenue.

Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Vancouver – July 1999 to August 2000 Test and Integration Engineer: · Designed and implemented test scripts and procedures for validation of the MDA-led Canadian robotic arm that forms an integral part of the International Space Station project. National Air Traffic Services – June 1998 to July 1999 Systems Analyst and Testing Engineer: · Part of team carrying out final user acceptance testing on the New En-Route Centre (NERC) air traffic control system to be deployed to the whole of UK airspace. Tasks included requirement verification, multi-system integration testing, regression testing and running validation audits. Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Vancouver – Nov 1995 to June 1998 Database and Software Engineer – July 1996: · Used Oracle development standards to build logical and physical database schema models for use in the Canadian Automated Air Traffic system (CAATS). · In charge of populating the CAATS database with resource and adaptation static data. Wrote fast load file drivers and scripts to configure and validate the relational database schema. Responsible for propagation of all data engineering components.

Training and Testing Engineer – November 1995: · Built training and system test simulator to be used on CAATS. Scripted simulator and analysed and validated messages flows through the system. Siemens Plessey Systems – March 1990 to Nov 1995 Database Administration and Design – April 1992: · Within the Air Traffic Management (ATM) division, carried out database performance and analysis study to assess optimum data handling solution for all future ATM projects across the group. · Design administrator for Finish Air Traffic Control system. · Tested and deployed radar data processing system to the Australian RAAF. · Designed and installed radar scan conversion systems for a number of airport towers within the UK. Database Administrator – March 1990: · Part of team developing Ada-written generic relational database for multiple C³I projects across the company · Successfully deployed demonstrator subsystem. Implemented procedures and framework for configuration management system. Plessey Company PLC – October 1984 to March 1990 Systems Analyst – January 1988: · Modelled and analysed the performance of Trident submarine sensor systems.

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Assessment and simulation modelling of transaction specification for secure message extraction system. Included delivery of structured analysis and design course internally and to external clients.

Systems Support Engineer – November 1986: · Carried out detailed analysis of project support environment tools. Implemented user-defined workbenches to run within the framework. Test and Integration Engineer – October 1984: · Part of Integration and Trials team that successfully deployed the Ptarmigan Battlefield Communication system to the British Army in Germany.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:
King Edward VI Grammar School, Southampton – 9 O Levels, 3 A Levels The University of Wales, Aberystwyth – BSC Honours Degree in Agricultural Economics Agile Fundamentals and Business Analysis Practices Agile Inception Workshop Sales and Leadership Training (SALT) Course Presentation of Structured Analysis and Design Course (Internal and External) Siemens sponsored 6-month Graduate software engineering course