Meet a few people who make the Nicander team special
Nick is a director of Nicander and gives his name to half of the company's name. Among many other company related tasks, Nick also does the Programme Management for the projects that Nicander are currently involved with. He's got over 25 years' experience in the IT Industry and in his spare time enjoys travel and sport.
Trevor is the Business Development Manager at Nicander. He has over 25 years’ experience in the ITS and computing industry and is responsible for managing and driving new business growth within the company. Trevor is a qualified systems analyst and Prince2 Practitioner. He enjoys watching live sport, particularly at St James’ Park and F1 venues, getting out on his bike and in his Westfield, and going to festivals of contemporary performing arts, sipping a hearty red or a pear cider in the process.
Steve has great experience in the world of ITS and was responsible for delivering the software development, mobile applications and on-going maintenance for Dublin City Council's Fault Management System.
Sylvain is Nicander's system expert and manages the server virtualisation we use in NTS and other projects. A native of Clermont Ferrand, Sylvain brings French flair with a great ability to solve problems and get it all working.
Paul has worked in the ITS industry for over 16 years and now brings this experience to the team at Nicander. He currently plays a key role on the Dublin contract, collaborating with 3rd parties and working on interfaces to integrate external systems into their FMS. Outside of work, Paul is a season ticket holder at Middlesbrough FC and is also teaching himself how to play the guitar.
Alex is an experienced software developer and currently specialises in geospatial mapping solutions on both desktop and mobile platforms. He’s passionate about software development and leads the Nicander Study Group, which examines new technologies and techniques to help develop better solutions for our customers. In his spare time he enjoys getting outdoors and cycling up hills.
Nadia is our IT Systems Engineer and helps to keep Nicander's own IT systems running efficiently and effectively while learning about virtualisation and big data. In her spare time Nadia likes to read her favourite books by horror author Stephen King and is currently preparing to publish her own novels. As well as this Nadia enjoys taking part in different charities such as The Little Princess Trust, Oxfam, British Heart Foundation especially cancer research UK.
Paul has 18 years’ experience leading software teams on ITS projects. At Nicander he brings this experience to bear across the range of contracts. His focus is on ensuring that we deliver the best for our users. Away from work he likes to be out in the hills with family and friends, runs adventure training for youngsters and a junior cricket team.
Tom is an experienced Software Tester, passionate about all things “quality”. He brings previous experience of testing large scale Enterprise Application Software for both multi-national retailers and the public sector. In his spare time, when he’s not working on his house renovation, he loves getting out into the great outdoors with his wife and dogs.
Loghin joined Nicander as an IT Consultant and has principally been working on Mobile Apps for multiple projects. He has many years' experience of web development and when not in the office Loghin enjoys riding his motorbike on the countryside roads.
Paul was recruited to manage Nicander’s CHARM project. He has over 25 years’ experience in the IT Industry and has a broad knowledge of ITS projects. Away from work he enjoys playing the guitar and is learning to play the clarinet.
Iain has a wealth of experience with a range of Windows-based technologies. He’s currently working on a variety of projects, with a focus on web services and mobile applications. When away from the office, he tries to fit his addiction to bad movies into everyday family life.
Derek is a director at Nicander and (as you may have guessed) part of his name completes the company name. As one of his Company responsibilities, Derek looks after the IT for the business. He also has over 25 years' experience in the IT industry. In his spare time, Derek enjoys travelling, music and adding to his whisky collection.
Scott is project leader of NTS for Nicander. He's responsible for the ongoing development of the system as well as the day to day performance. It's an important role and he's had a busy year with a series of major functional enhancements implemented in the last 12 months.
Stephen was recruited to manage Nicander’s projects in Ireland and the development of our Asset and Fault Management System. He has over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and a broad knowledge of ITS projects. Away from work he’s a keen golfer and snooker player.
Working within our Asset and Fault Management system team at Nicander, David has over 14 years’ experience in web application development specialising in the Microsoft stack. In his spare time he enjoys managing a men’s darts team, watching Tottenham Hotspur FC play and attending technology conferences such as NEBytes and DDDNorth.
Jennie is Nicander's Marketing Manager involved in all areas of our marketing activity both on and offline. Without giving away her age (!), she has over 20 years of marketing experience, the bulk of which has been in the ITS sector. When Jennie's not busy marketing Nicander’s brilliant people, she likes to spend time with her family and friends and on new creative projects most recently with a family heirloom in the form of an old sewing machine!
Clive is responsible for testing software at Nicander. It keeps him busy and working all hours - and when he isn't burning the midnight oil here, he's working on a major house renovation project. There's no respite!
Darren works on the Fault Management System for Dublin City Council which Nicander developed and delivered. He now manages the maintenance of this new web based user interface system which includes android applications for engineers working in the field.
Beth is Nicander’s Office Administrator, looking after the entire team and supporting the Office Manager. As well as booking travel and social events for staff, Beth gets involved in purchasing and on-going project support. When she is not in the office, Beth loves spending time with her family and is currently fulfilling a long term dream of hers mastering how to play the Saxophone.
Working within our test team at Nicander, Dan is a highly professional system tester bringing with him 16 years’ experience in the production of test plans, scripts, functionality and requirements specifications. In his spare time he coaches a childrens football team and is learning to play the guitar.
Sean is a Junior Consultant who originally joined Nicander as a placement student as part of his degree. He focuses on various aspects of software development within the NTS team. Outside of work he enjoys gaming and getting out on his bike.
Ayesha is a Junior Consultant, who joined Nicander to work on CHARM ATMS Project. She focuses on different aspects of Software Development in Java. Outside of work, she enjoys participating in a range of regular events with the Women's Auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association. She also likes to spend time working on different recycling and handicraft projects.