My CV

Gregory Dafydd Griffiths

A confident, business facing, strategic thinking graduate with several years commercial experience, offering a variety of skills and international experience. Well-organised & enthusiastic with good team and individual working ability coupled with technical development and project management experience.

Main Technical skills
Livelink Javascript HTML/DHTML & CSS Oracle & SQL Server OpenText Livelink Certified Developer Global Star ECM Champion 2005
ASP/ASP.Net PHP VBA Experienced Solution Developer

Work Experience When Position Job Description
Capgemini
Woking, UK.

http://www.capgemini.com

January 2017 - Present Senior Consultant Senior Technical consultant for OpenText managing and supporting OpenText, and other web/ECM solutions around the world.
CGI (formerly Logica)
Reading, UK.

http://www.cgi.com

January 2010 - December 2017 Senior Consultant Lead the UK ECM practice & the Global OpenText Centre of Excellence, worked on a wide variety of projects in many sectors and countries. Provided leadership, mentoring and oversight of OpenText, and other, resources within the UK and global community.
Causeway Technologies
High Wycombe, UK.

http://www.causeway.com

October 2005 - December 2009 Senior Consultant Senior Technical consultant for OpenText partner, work included Installation, development and 3rd line support for the Livelink product for the companies global user base.
JohnsonDiversey
High Wycombe, UK.

http://www.johnsondiversey.com

November 2001 - October 2005 Senior Developer Lead Developer / Admin and Technology Manager for companies Livelink and web based systems including project and resource management as well as development and training.
As well as this I am involved in a large number of projects involving technologies from VBA to EAI, C# to Powerbuilder.
Sun Valley Foods
Hereford, UK.

http://www.sunvalleyeurope.com

July 1999 - October 2001 System Admin.
(Livelink)
Administrator and lead developer for company's web based intranet solution (Livelink) from backend to client configuration as well as involvement with other it projects and helpdesk work.
Freelance IT Consultant

http://www.adservio-consulting.co.uk

August 1997 - Present   Various, mainly web design and development work or client helpdesk.
European Foundation Centre,
Brussels, Belgium

http://www.efc.be

1997/1998
YES Placement
IT Support Provided IT cover for federation, including network helpdesk, system admin., website, database and publishing work.
Electronic Data Services
Swansea, Wales
June - Sept.1996
Credits in Wales
Summer Placement
General IT work Preparation of nightly batch runs, other routine work for DVLA.

Computing Skills Personal Skills
Fluent in most major pc products.
e.g. MS Office, Windows 98 etc.
Competent in French & Spanish.
Good knowledge of Javascript, HTML, ASP, VBA and exposure to Java, JSP, Visual Basic among others. Good interpersonal and communications skills.
Good knowledge of pc hardware and networks Experienced and competent at living and working abroad.

Hobbies
Reading Chess Hill Walking Computers

Education From To Level Results
Aberystwyth University
http://www.aber.ac.uk
Sept. 1995 July 1999 BSc.(Hons) 2:2 Computer Science

dissertation
Database - Internet Connectivity

Neath College
http://www.nptc.ac.uk
Sept.1993 July 1995 A Levels
 
 
BTEC
B Computer Science
D French

Distinction Spanish

Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive
http://www.dyf.org.uk
Sept. 1988 July 1993 G.C.S.E. A Religous Education
  Science (D.A.)
B Computer Science
  Maths
  French
C English Lang.
  English Lit.
  History

Referees
Appropriate References available upon request.

Current Work in Progress
I am currently employed as an IT Systems Administrator in charge of the company's web based intranet project (Livelink - http://www.opentext.com) in all phases from the installation and configuration of the application and database servers through to the browser configuration on the clients as well as dealing with all the support issues both internal and externally. In addition I am also the lead developer / architect for several European and Global projects in a variety of technologies from VBA to PowerBuilder, C# to Lotus Notes.

I have made several changes to the out of the box Livelink system, these being implemented in Javascript and Oscript (proprietary language for the application) as well as some configuration changes to the ini files. I have also produced several White Papers, Additional Modules and documentation for Livelink, much of which are available from my site http://www.greggriffiths.org/livelink/.

This is a similar role to that I held at Sun Valley, where I was also involved in the development of the new configuration for all of their PC's. My specific role within this small group (about 8 people) was to ensure that the browser component is correctly configured and stable for use with web based systems and eCommerce. That has involved a lot of my time in the testing and documentation as well as the research and investigation of the NT registry and MIME types.

I have also worked as a Freelance IT Consultant specialising in web related work, see my Consultancy website - Adservio Consulting.

Alongside this, my final year dissertation written entirely in Perl and Javascript reproduced a Yahoo! like search engine for a specialist field, but also added several layers of management at the back end allowing the structure and presentation of the site to be altered. Apart from the standard user interface, a user could log in and update the profile on his/her site as appropriate or a named administrator could log in and alter the parameters of the system (e.g. add/move/delete a new category or site).

In addition to these I have been working with a variety of other Technologies including .Net, Visual Basic & PHP. I have also been keeping my other skill sets such up to date such as Java, SQL, OO methodology, programming in general (specifically web related) and other areas of it. At present I am spending a lot of time working with Livelink to support the existing infrastructure and to plan future enhancements and upgrades.
 

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