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Curriculum Vitae

NameTheodore Gray
LocationBedfordshire, England
Contact DetailsUse Contact Form
Age39
Secondary EducationAylesbury Grammar School
Walton Road, Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire

Current Employment

Technical Director at Ai Solutions Ltd in Leighton Buzzard.

Voluntary Work

Interests

  • Music;
    • Playing Piano, Cello and Keyboard
    • Recording / Mixing
  • Computers;
    • Designing & Maintaining Websites
    • Developing Applications
  • Walking

Qualifications

  MCSE 2001   Windows 2000 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  MCSE 2000   Windows NT 4.0 MCSE, MCP and MCP with Internet (MCP+I)
  Degree 1998   BSc with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Computer Science with Image Processing & Multimedia - Southampton University
  A-levels 1995   Computer Science
Mathematics
A
A
  Physics
General Studies
B
D
  GCSE 1993   Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Physics
Chemistry
A
A
A
A
B
  English (Lang)
English (Lit)
Biology
Geology
Latin
B
B
C
C
C
  GCSE 1992   French A      

Previous Employment

  • 'Ai Solutions Ltd', Leighton Buzzard : 06/95 - present : Systems Developer
  • PC troubleshooting & Website Development : 12/1994 - present
  • 'The Bridgewater Arms', Little Gaddesden : 12/1994-12/1995 : Waiter / KP

Work Experience

  • 10 days at GEC-Marconi Defence Systems Limited, Stanmore, working with the Information Systems Department (July 1993)
  • About 12 weekends working at 'The Children's Society' charity shop in Dunstable for the service section of my Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
  • About 10 weeks working with the Dunstable Handicapped Typing Club for the service section of my Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Achievements

  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze & Silver Awards
  • Member of Bedfordshire Youth Orchestras, including concerts with Second Orchestra at the Edinburgh Festival
  • Piano Associated Board Grade 7
  • Cello Associated Board Grade 5
  • Theory Associated Board Grade 5
  • Completed Three Peaks Walk in 24 hours in 1988
  • Musical Director with Edlesbray Players - Pantomime 2001-2004
  • BBC PD computer program in 'Acorn Computing' magazine

Computing Experience

 Examples of my web work

  • TheoGray.com - theogray.com
    My own personal website which you are probably viewing this CV from
  • Eaton Bray - eatonbray.com
    News and Information from Eaton Bray in Bedfordshire
  • St Mary's Church, Eaton Bray with Edlesborough - stmaryseatonbray.org.uk
    A site to promote Church of St Mary The Virgin, Eaton Bray with Edlesborough
  • Do I Need Planning Permission - doineedplanningpermission.co.uk
    Advice, news and information on planning rules and regulations in England
  • Down's Heart Group - dhg.org.uk
    A site to promote the work of this charity. I have only recently taken on this site, and the layout is still awaiting a revamp.
  • Philip Lee - philiplee.co.uk
    A portfolio website for a local emerging artist, whose installations & performances integrate live body mark-making and sculptural display.
  • St Mary's Village Carnival - stmarysvillagecarnival.com
    A site to promote the St Mary's (Eaton Bray with Edlesborough) Village Carnival
  • Charity Christmas Puzzle - christmaspuzzle.co.uk
    A site to help promote the Charity Christmas Puzzle that my dad has written since 1991.
  • Ai Solutions Ltd - aisolutions.co.uk
    Company website for Ai Solutions Ltd
  • Callsafe Services - callsafe-services.co.uk
    Company website for Callsafe Services Ltd
  • Papillon Training / Club Papillon - papillontraining.co.uk / clubpapillon.co.uk
    Sites to promote Papillon Training and Club Papillon

Please see my web development showcase for more information.

 Operating Systems

I have good to advanced knowledge of using the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Ultimate and Business
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Home and Tablet PC
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Apple OS X 10.3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Professional
  • Microsoft Windows NT4 Server and Workstation
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/Me
  • Microsoft Windows v3.x
  • MS-DOS v3.0 onwards

I used to have a good to advanced knowledge of the following operating systems, but I have not used them for some years:

  • Redhat Linux
  • Unix

 Languages

I have good to advanced knowledge of using the following programming languages:

  • ASP
  • ASP.NET (framework v2.0 and v3.5)
  • CSS
  • (X)HTML, DHMTL - VBScript and JavaScript
  • Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) v3, v5 and v6
  • Microsoft Visual Basic .Net (VB.NET) v8
  • Visual Basic For Applications (VBA) v5 and v6
  • Microsoft Access v2, 97 (v8) (and 2000/XP (v9/v10) - VBA)
  • SQL, T-SQL
  • SQL Server Stored Procedures

I used to have a good to advanced knowledge of the following programming languages, but I have not used them for some years:

  • BBC Basic
  • Borland C++
  • Borland Pascal with Objects v7
  • C
  • Java
  • Pascal

 Applications

I have good to advanced knowledge of using the following applications:

  • Ai Solutions ToolKit CS
  • Ai Solutions CDM ToolKit™ v2, v3, 2000 (v4.2)
  • Microsoft SQL Server v7.0, 2000, 2005, 2008
  • Microsoft Exchange Server v5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007
  • Microsoft IIS v4.0, v5.x, v6.x, v7.x
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6
  • Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008
  • Alt-N MDaemon Mail Server
  • Microsoft Office v4.3, 97, 2000, XP, 2003 and 2007:
    • Microsoft Access v2, 97 (v8), 2000 (v9), XP (v10), 2003 (v11), 2007 (v12)
    • Microsoft Excel v3, v5, 97 (v8), 2000 (v9), XP (v10), 2003 (v11), 2007 (v12)
    • Microsoft FrontPage 98, 2000, XP, 2003
    • Microsoft Outlook 98, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007
    • Microsoft Powerpoint 97 (v8), 2000 (v9), XP (v10), 2003 (v11), 2007 (v12)
    • Microsoft Word v2, v6, 97 (v8), 2000 (v9), XP (v10), 2003 (v11), 2007 (v12)
  • QuarkXPress v4.x

I used to have a good to advanced knowledge of the following applications, but I have not used them for some years:

  • IBM Visual Age for Java v1
  • Symantec pcAnywhere v9
  • Symantec WinFax Pro v8 and v9