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Lorna - Prof computer skills - Dartford
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  • (1 review)
M
Mohammad
« Perfect! AmaZing - she went that extra mile and helped me create a... More »
M
Mohammad
« Perfect! AmaZing - she went that extra mile and helped me create a sophisticated Facebook business page »
£35/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 2h
Lessons offered by Lorna
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Computer Skills
  • Databases
  • SQL
  • Software
  • Facebook
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Kids
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Adult education

Information Systems and Computing Graduate and a Certified Digital Marketing Professional teaches programming languages (SQL, VB.Net, and C#.Net) and social media marketing online.

Methodology

My teaching method is very interactive and hands-on providing students with opportunities to implement/practice the skills taught and ample time for business-related questions regarding the effective use of social media platforms. The main visual aids used are a projector and whiteboard.

Experience

I am an IT Professional with over 22 years in the software development, 17 of which for a large financial corporation. I am also trained in social media marketing and have been running various social media marketing courses for small business owners.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £160
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £310
Lessons offered by Lorna
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Computer Skills
  • Databases
  • SQL
  • Software
  • Facebook
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Kids
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Adult education

Lorna's CV

Software Developer
Highly-trained and dedicated software developer with excellent communication skills ready to leverage advanced knowledge of SQL database development in challenging new role.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Repeated success designing, integrating, and maintaining databases while maximizing system uptime.
• Proven ability to liaise with stakeholders to gather requirements, design customized IT solutions, and drive operational success.
• Broad knowledge of relational database concepts, and repeated success writing queries, schemas, and store procedures.
• Keen analytical eye and strong problem-solving skills leveraged to proactively identify and resolve errors.
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
Tools: T-SQL, ASP.NET, VB.NET
Databases: MS SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012
Software: MS Visual Studio .NET, MS Office Suite, Sybase Power Designer 12.5, Redgate SQL Compare 12.0
Professional Experience
Thomas Reuters and Tech Mahindra, London
Senior Software Engineer (1/2001 – 2/2018)
Gathered requirements, designed solutions, and built complex solutions. Collaborated in teams to provide SQL expertise for other projects. Created data processing systems including store procedures, scripts, and tables. Executed security processes, provided backups, and coordinated disaster recovery process. Liaised with stakeholders and teams to identify and achieve operational goals. Supported the full software development lifecycle. Executed performance tuning, build complex SQL queries, and designed schemas. Designed, built, and maintained SQL databases while optimizing functionality. Integrated and enforced best practice standards during relational database development.
Key Achievements:
 Designed, built, integrated, and configured a workflow tool utilized by data security analyst in London, Manilla, and Bangalore.
 Leveraged advanced knowledge of database design and implementation, complex stored procedures and batch scripts to create a new fixed income database.
 Applied extensive knowledge of RDBMS’ storing financial instruments to assist in migrating a Data Warehouse to a new data centre within a strict timeline and with very little disruption to associated live processes.

Career History
2001 to 2006:
Front-end software development in VB6, ASP,Net and VB,Net producing in-house applications and utility programs for data analysts. Back-end development producing mechanisms for ingesting 3rd party data into MS SQL databases. Designing, building and maintaining small SQL 2000 databases used by data analysts.

2007-2016:
Designing and building databases for a DW. This involved gathering user requirements, data modelling, design and building SQL 2005 and 2008 databases and then later upgrading them to 2010 and 2012 databases. In addition, the tasks included creation of jobs for housekeeping, ingest and extraction of data and general administration.
Front-end applications for internal users build as tools for data analysts using ASP.Net and VB.Net.

2016-2018:
One of two Database Administrators for databases in DW. The role included trouble-shooting, performance optimisation and tuning, the implementation of changes in production and the maintenance of security. This period also included some front-end software development (using VB.Net and C#.Net) to produce tools for analysts.

Barking & Dagenham College, Dagenham, Romford, UK
Course Lecturer/Tutor (1/2007 – 6/2009)
Part-time evening paid lecturer. Lecturing in Counselling Skills.

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Previous experience as a Merchandiser for Freemans PLC generating weekly sales reports.
Education and Training
University of Greenwich, London, UK
Master of Science in Information Systems

Western International University, Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

BTech National Certificate in Computer Studies
Diploma in Teaching, Shortwood Teacher’s College
— Certifications —
Microsoft Certified SQL Server 2000 with Transact SQL
Microsoft Gold Certificate of Achievement in Managing Microsoft Server 2005 Database
Microsoft Gold Certificate of Achievement in Tuning and Optimizing Queries Using MS SQL Server 2005
— Professional Development —
Oracle PL/SQL Training
ASP.NET Tailor Content Training
Security & Encryption Training, In-House
PostgreSQL Administration (November 2018)
Social Media for Business (2019)

Reviews on Lorna
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
M
Mohammad

Perfect! AmaZing - she went that extra mile and helped me create a sophisticated Facebook business page

Lorna's response

I had 5 lessons with Mohammad. He was punctual, very engaging and eager to learn. It was an absolute pleasure to have him as a student. I wish him all the very best for the future.

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