CHRIS BROWN

102 Hartington Crescent, Coventry, CV5 6FS

jobs@thebrown.net

SUMMARY

I am looking for a role where I can apply my understanding of algorithms and mathematical modelling to solve complex business problems, while also expanding my knowledge base, especially in the field of machine learning.

EXPERIENCE

Senior Engineer, Product Development, Optimization

FICO, Birmingham, March 2014–Present

FICO is a leading provider of analytics and decision management software. Since 2016, I have worked on Xpress Workbench, a web-based IDE for FICO's optimization tool suite.

From 2014 to 2016 I worked on the Xpress Insight product, which is an environment for creating rich web applications on top of mathematical optimization models:

Development manager

i-nexus, Coventry, July 2012–March 2014

i-nexus develops a web-based application suite that enables large organisations to put their business strategy into practice by coordinating the actions of thousands of users globally. The focus is on objective/goal modelling, metric data collection and analysis, financial tracking and project management. The product is built on J2EE technology using Spring/Hibernate with a richly interactive web 2.0 front-end and a MySQL database.

Senior Software Architect

i-nexus, Coventry, Jan 2010–June 2012

A senior developer role, sharing my time between hands-on product development, high-level design/architecture and providing support to team members.

Software Architect

i-nexus, Coventry, July 2006–Dec 2010

A developer role, working across all areas of the i-nexus product: database design, Java coding, and web client development.

Software Engineer

Dash Associates, Leamington Spa, October 2001–July 2006

Dash developed mathematical modeling and optimization software for a variety of Windows and Unix platforms.

INTERESTS

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Certified Scrum Master

Skills Matter/Scrum Alliance, 2011

BSc in Computer Science (Hons) 1st class

University of Warwick, 1998–2001

A-levels: Physics (A), Mathematics (A), Further Mathematics (A)

Holy Trinity School, Crawley, Sussex, 1996–1997

References available upon request.