BRENDAN MAGILL
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 
1991- date BRENDAN MAGILL (sole trader)
Proprietor
  • Developing new IT consultancy following sale of previous hardware and systems business.
  • Evolving business to take advantage of changing market opportunities.
  • Developing range of software products to address needs of local authority departmental budget management and control.
  • Lecturing in Information Technology at Royal National College (for the Blind) from 1996.
  • Developing range of disability employment services for delivery initially to RNC and then to Jobcentre Plus and other organizations.
  • Responsible for all aspects of running my own business.

1986 - 1991 MAGDEN SYSTEMS (partner to 1988 then sole trader)
Proprietor
  • Starting new IT hardware and systems business partnership from scratch.
  • Developing customer base and full range of IT product and support services.
  • Initially responsible for all technical and sales aspects of the business then, following death of business partner, taking on sole proprietorship and all associated responsibilities.
  • Employing technical, training and administrative staff.
  • Acquiring and maintaining business premises.

1986 - 1986
Malvern Microsystems Ltd
Network and Support Manager
  • Installation and support of customer network and stand alone computer systems and associated software.
  • Providing technical support to company sales staff.
  • Evaluating new technologies as these became available.

1975 - 1986 Hereford and Worcester County Council
Technical Support Manager
  • Responsible for all aspects of support and operation of a large mainframe computer system.
  • Change management, including implementation of two new mainframe computer systems and move to new County Hall.
  • Liaison at all levels with computer, environmental and buildings support staff.
  • From 1980, responsible for the County’s first investigations into desktop computer systems.

1973 - 1975 Racal Redac Ltd
Computer Operations Manager

  • Responsible for all aspects of operation of large mainframe computer bureau system.
    Managing and engaging three shifts of computer operators.
    Liaison with computer and environmental engineering support staff.
1967 - 1973 The Metal Box Co. Ltd
Trainee Computer Programmer then Technical Support Programmer
  • Initially training as computer programmer, working on a variety of applications systems.
  • Providing support to programmers at remote sites who did not have access to the central mainframe system.
  • From 1970, providing technical support to operations and programming staff throughout the Company.

1965 - 1967 Worcester Teachers Training College
Laboratory Technician
  • Providing support to lecturing staff in the laboratory.
  • Assisting students with their practical work.
  • Having general responsibility for the care and maintenance of the Physics laboratory and its apparatus.