Flavius Fernandes

Solution & Software Architect
Solution & Software Architect

Flavius Fernandes

Frinton-On-Sea, Essex, CO13 9PT

07 852 372 121 • 01255 317924 •fernandesflavius@gmail.com

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Senior Solution Architect - Delphi

 

Experienced professional with proven success as consultant and on-staff leader in diverse private and public business sectors in UK and Kenya. Extensive background in software design and development. Strong ability to manage projects from concept to completion ensuring on-time, on-budget, and on-target results. Highly adept at developing processes and procedures that enhance operational efficiencies. Demonstrated skills in helping build and lead teams that meet and exceed designated goals and expectations.

Core Competencies:

·       Full Life Cycle Project Management

·       Team Building and Leadership

·       Staff Training and Development

·       Client/Supplier Relationship Management

·       Delphi Architect / Developer ·       Digital and Integration Patterns

·       Quality Assurance and Testing

·       Process Improvements

·       Problem Resolution / Troubleshooting

 

 

Professional Experience

ERPSirius/Sirius IT Solutions and Consultancy, Frinton on Sea, UK

Solution and Software Architect, 2012-Present

Design and produce ERPSirius +Mobile modules for business financial and resource functions. Oversee rigorous testing at multiple client locations. Utilizing Delphi 10.2, Interbase, MSSQL Server, MySQL, and Firebird databases. Create mobile applications for multi platform/multi-business in design hosted on Cloud or on-site. www.erpsirius.co.uk

Key Achievements:

  • Designed and developed complete solution from scratch using Delphi XE3 to Delphi 10.3

Imperial Bank, Nairobi, Kenya

Systems Analyst/Project and Services Manager, 2010-2012

Supervised three staff executing 10-15 simultaneous projects. Designed natural language documents for solutions and products. Established and monitored business needs and delivery on alternate channels including ATMs, Internet banking, and mobile technology.

Key Achievements:

  • Exposed irregular IT and audit processes in early 2012 never rectified, reviewed, or questioned by bank directors resulting in collapse with reported $38B in fraud in 2015.
  • Launched service desk into ICT team and introduced ICT project management tactics into ICT department.
  • Revamped previously-underperforming business unit protocols.

STC Energy, London, UK

Delphi Developer, 2009-2010

Investigated and resolved issues with and enhanced NAVSQL energy management software. Converted functional needs into comprehensive technical requirements. Initiated Jira Bug Tracker and Agile/Scrum methods for developers and leadership.

Key Achievement:

  • Converted internal energy management application to Delphi 2010.

iTrain Consulting, London, UK

Senior Consultant SAP Trainer/Software Development Manager, 2008-2009; Senior SAP Consultant, 2007-2008

Hired, trained, and mentored four developers constructing commercial web applications. Supervised six SAP consultants and two SAP trainers/testers producing training collateral, sessions, and simulations on. SAP CRM, BW and HR modules for more than 300 Transport for London-based staff. Guided overall architecture, software security, development methods, support documents, testing, and certification of software products. Collaborated with team leaders to guarantee equipment addressed customer requirements and document product designs. Deployed target process agile project management software.

Key Achievements:

  • Helped create commercial web applications.
  • Determined functional specification for Stratus online e-Learning Learn Management System and online salon management system.
  • Led efforts to provide services on local implementation plan funding applications (London boroughs budgeting) and progress reporting for London Mayor’s Office to 33 boroughs personnel.

GoodCare Technology Ltd (UK)

Volunteer Technical Consultant, 2003-2008

Created and completed software to communicate with people confined to residences or in special care. Incorporated features including VOIP using SIP, video call, and barcode scanning of home products and medications.

Key Achievement:

  • Developed prototype software/solution for the home care industry.

FyneTime Ltd/TimeIT Software Ltd., Surrey/Rochester/Kent, UK

Technical Director, 2003-2007

Oversaw development process for time and Attendance software featuring multiple access control systems including Group4, Honeywell, Chubb and Sage products. Produced timesheet entry software with links into Sage job costing utilising barcode scanning. Managed software launch and improvements with Windows Socket and File Transfer mechanisms, Windows API, multi-threaded event handling, and Delphi components.

Key Achievement:

  • Developed  software interfaces for biometric hand and card readers using Delphi.

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Prior experience as CAD Consultant for Lewisham Council, UK; Software Consultant for Exportmaster System Limited (UK); General/IT Manager for VXL Limited, UK; Sales/Technical Executive for Crest IT, London, UK; Quality Systems Manager/IT Consultant for Transami (Kenya) Ltd.; Computer Operations Manager/Systems Administrator for Royal Bank Invoice Finance (UK); Software Analyst for Maxwell Publishing and Communications, London, UK; Information System Manager for Transami, Ltd., Nairobi/Mombasa, Kenya; and Computer Operator for US Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya

 

 

 

Technical Proficiencies

Networks: Windows Servers, Network infrastructure, Network architecture, Cyber Defender, Network Stability. Operations: SAGE line of products,  QuickBooks, SAP ERP, ERP systems. Software: Delphi/Embarcadero range of products up to RAD 10.3 Rio, FMX, Advanced Reports, RDMS SQL databases,  Advance database design. MSSQL/Interbase/MySQL/Firebird. Low-level API, blockchain, mobile app development

Office 365 and SharePoint., US Embassy Financial Management Systems, BCS Freight Forwarding & Accounting Software, HPD Factoring Accounting Software, Time & Attendance & Access control integration, iTrain Stratus e-Learning Management Systems,  ERPSirius +Mobile Project Management Project Management, Agile PM – Target Process, DevOps. Prince2, ITIL. Web Development TMS Web Core, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Azure, Bespoke Cloud services

 

Education and Credentials

Diploma in Computer Science with COBOL and RPG II Programming Focus

Computer Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya

Professional Development

Oracle Products, iTrain Consulting, UK

Reseller Support, SAGE, UK

Total Quality Management, Consultants for Effective Training

ISO 9002 procedure writing, SGS, Kenya

Oracle/Unix - AXI (bespoke software), AMI / Transintra (Belgium)

Banyan Vines Administrator, Banyan, UK

Novell Systems Manager, Skytech, UK

UPS Tracking Systems, United Parcel Services, Bahrain

Lea CA-Clipper Advanced, Computer Literacy, UK

Total Quality, team management, Coopers and Lybrand, UK

VS Autopilot system management, Mintech, UK

IBM AS400 Systems Administration, Insight Education, UK

Wang System, Davies Computer Systems, Kenya

 

References

Available on request.

 

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Website
Languages
Delphi, HTML/JavaScript, SQL
Length of RAD Experience
10+ years
Deployment Platforms
Windows, Windows Server, iOS, Android
Web Deployment
I.I.S., Apache
Visual Frameworks
VCL, FireMonkey (FMX)
Multi-Tier Experience
DataSnap, REST Clients, REST Server
Misc Project Types
Active X, Dynamic Link Libraries
Database Components
FireDAC, IBX, DBX, ADO, BDE
Databases
Access, Firebird, InterBase, MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, SQLite
Reporting Components
Fast Reports, Report Builder, Rave Reports, TChart, TMS Charts, Quick Reports
Misc Components
AppAnalytics, AppTethering, Microsoft Ribbon
3rd Party
Project Jedi, TMS - Aurelius, TMS - Cloud, TMS - Diagram Studio, TMS - Grids, TMS - FireMonkey, TMS - Intraweb, TMS - Planner, TMS - VCL, IP*Tools

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