Matt Dobson

Hello, I'm Matt Dobson

Technology Leader | Cloud DevOps Automation Specialist | Software Delivery Lead | Technical Project Manager | AI Systems Architect | Development Team Lead | Web Systems Developer | Internet Solutions Consultant | Enterprise Systems Design | Serverless Technical Architect

+44 (0)20 3318 5846
London | Midlands | UK

Matt Dobson

Technology Leader, Cloud DevOps Automation Specialist, Software Delivery Lead, Technical Project Manager, Development Team Lead, Product Owner, Technical Director, AI Systems Architecture, Web Systems Developer, Enterprise Systems Design, Innovative Automation Developer, Serverless Technical Architect.

Skillset

Leading Technical Teams
Navigate Regulated Enterprises
Cloud & Serverless Architecture
DevOps & Infrastructure Automation
Web Design and Development
Google Cloud Certified - Cloud Digital Leader Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate AWS Certified Developer - Associate
ICAgile - Agile Product Ownership GitLab Certified Git Associate

Professional Profile

Professional IT Consultant and Technology Leader, specialising in Cloud DevOps Automation, and leading a global workforce to build technology solutions to enterprise problems through software and infrastructure engineering.

25 years IT experience within the Financial Services sector of London, across a broad spectrum of technology disciplines, including cloud, DevOps, AI, development, databases, servers, networking, BCP/DR.

21 years delivering software development solutions to blue-chip companies. Experienced in the entire product lifecycle, business analysis, application architecture, data modelling and development (Angular, NodeJS, AWS Lambda, C#, Java, Python, SQL, ASP.NET MVC, HTML/CSS/Javascript, AWS, Azure AI, OpenAI)

19 years running internet services company providing bespoke internet solutions and ecommerce to small businesses, and intranet solutions to large organisations.

12 years agile project leadership experience, and a lifetime of interest in computing.

years

Leading Technology Teams

years

In Financial Services

+ months

Development Experience

What I can do?

After investing 28 years in to IT and software engineering, here are a few highlights:

Manage Worldwide Workforce

Manage the development and engineering efforts of multiple talented teams across the globe.

Architect Enterprise Solutions

Engineer world class solutions for enterprise businesses which are robust, scalable, and extensible.

Provide Technical Consultancy

Review the operations of a business and the customer profile to design a solution that will hit the target demographic and exceed the expectations of the business.

Web Design and Development

Build structured web solutions that are intuitive, responsive to mobile devices, incorporate industry leading development standards and AI driven interactive systems.

Cloud Computing

Deliver public cloud computing and serverless architecture within financially regulated enterprise organisations.
Certified in the big three (AWS, Azure, GCP).

Automation

Design and implement automated solutions to ANY scenario, anything is possible, it just takes an idea to make it happen.

Looking for the next great opportunity...

I am open to new opportunities to lead innovative technology projects within progressive organisations, as well as freelance development projects for smaller businesses.

Contact me

CV

My experience and education.

Experience

Head of DevOps Automation | Global CI/CD Product Owner

Building self-service automation framework that makes DevOps accessible to application teams across the bank. Ephemeral pipelines, continuous integration tools, continuous deployment to AWS and on-prem, and opinionated CI/CD patterns delivery.

Barclays CTO

2019 - 2024

Public Cloud Enablement | Serverless Product Owner

Member of a the pioneering cloud enablement team delivering public cloud and serverless architecture for application development teams across the enterprise.

Barclays Infrastructure

2016 - 2018

Head of Automation Engineering

Managing a global team of 35 talented developers to create automation solutions for infrastructure projects, including IaaS Cloud, Network, VDI, Virtualisation.

Barclays Capital

2009 - 2016

Technical Director - Internet Solutions Consultant

Lead the business to design and develop web fronted solutions, using smart data driven techniques and generative AI integrations, to enhance the business operations of both large corporations and small businesses.

MDTS UK Limited

2004 - present

Technical Director

Co-founder and director of technology operations and development for the innovative pre-employment screening SaaS product. Driving business value, best practices, cloud computing and serverless architecture.

Senior Developer

Architect and develop enterprise solutions to infrastructure problems.

Various Financial Institutions

1997 - 2009

Education

B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science

Honours Degree in Computer Science

Sheffield

1993 - 1997

Professional

AWS Certified Professional

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate AWS Certified Developer - Associate

Microsoft Certified : Azure AI Fundamentals


Google Cloud Certified : Cloud Digital Leader

Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals Google Cloud Certified - Cloud Digital Leader

ICAgile Certified : Agile Product Ownership - Professional


GitLab Certified : Git Associate

ICAgile - Agile Product Ownership GitLab Certified Git Associate

Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

Microsoft Certified Professional with Internet (MCP+I)


PRINCE2 Practitioner

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer PRINCE2 Practitioner

Contact Me

Anything is possible, all you need is an idea and the desire. If you don't think your idea is possible, let me help change your thinking.

"Matt Dobson", turning inspiration into reality since 1975

  • London | Midlands | UK
  • +44 (0)20 3318 5846
  • matt.dobson.uk
{{sendresponse}}