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Recent Technical Highlights

  • Built out a 160-core private cloud as a mix of Linux CentOS and Windows 2008 virtual machines. These were added seamlessly to an existing installation of 16 physical machines with no firewall separation.
  • Completed the implementation of an automated execution system to execute orders via Trader Workstation from Interactive Brokers.
  • Discovered the web2py web framework, an awesome web development platform — python-based, logically-laid out, powerful, and tons of fun to use.

Professional Positions

1995 — 2012Director, CTO and Corporate Secretary, Titan Trading Analytics Inc.
1994 — 2012President, Michael Gossland and Associates

Professional Qualifications

2003Professional Engineer, APEG, BC
1989Professional Engineer, APEO, Ontario, Electrical Branch
1978Master of Science (Theoretical Nuclear Physics), University of Saskatchewan
1976Bachelor of Science with High Honours (Physics),University of Saskatchewan.
Awarded the Harrington Prize for academic excellence.

Server Technologies

Windows Server 2008Linux/CentOS AdminCisco ASA5520 Appliance
MySQLApacheNode
Name ServerFTPCron
MulticastingTCP/IP SocketsVPN

Software Technologies

PythonTS Easy LanguageC#/C
Web2pyjQueryHTML
VB.NetDelphi 2010Excel and VBA
Visual Basic 6.0Windows Power ShellObjective-C
SVN Source ControlGit Source ControlTableau

Financial Data Analysis and Trading System Development

RT Buy/Sell SignalingSignal BroadcastingOrder Sizing
Automated ExecutionFinancial ChartingQuote Screens
Financial IndicatorsRisk ManagementData Feed Handlers
Financial Data DatabasesFIX Protocol, 4.2

Software Project Management

Product SpecificationsDesign DiscussionsProgress Reports
DocumentationCustomer LiaisonCode Reviews
Quality AssuranceDeploymentDebugging

Microsoft Office Products

WordExcelPowerPoint
Excel customization with VBA macros and scripts
70 words per minute typing speed


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