With over 25 years experience as a professional in the software development industry and with a first class honours degree in Computer Science (and winner of the Short Bros. Prize) Brian Cassidy is well versed in what is required to meet and even exceed the customer's expectations.

Brian has dealt with customers as high profile as Porsche, BMW, Norwich Union, Provident, Pearts, Saab, Mercedes, Argos, Debenhams, NAAFI and the Education Board to name just a few in his professional career. All have demanded the best quality products and services possible and all projects had to be carried out in a highly professional manner.

His motto throughout his career has always been "Do what is best for the customer". Skyline Software Solutions will continue to follow this with the mission statement of "Do what is best for the customer".



first class honours and Short Bros Prize winner

skilled in several programming languages including C, Visual C++, Visual C# .Net, Visual Basic, Pascal, COBOL, Prolog, Forth, various Assemblers, Oracle and Polaris

skilled in fixing performance issues with SQL Server being a specialist area

skilled in web oriented languages including HTML, Java/Javascript, XML, ASP, PHP5, Apache and MySQL

skilled in creating Data-Mining applications

fully business aware having worked in the business world for 25 years and having also completed business courses


Professional experience

have worked with and programmed computers for 30 years

worked as a DBA, senior software engineer, analyst, team leader, project section manager and desktop publishing supervisor

had in a past role been the liaison and first point of call for nearly 20 large insurance companies

have been involved in the design and development of systems for a wide range of clients

have helped numerous local companies with cashflow/profit models, advertising, design and consultancy on use of new technologies etc


Past achievements

was the team leader for the development of one of the first Tax office approved administration systems in Northern Ireland

was the team leader for the development of "Plane Designer" which was in the top 3 of the best seller list for educational programs in the UK

was involved in the design and development of internet based insurance systems with the last 3 projects totalling nearly £1m worth of development

was involved in the development of "Helix" which helped Colonnade Insurance Brokers win Personal Lines Broker of the Year award 3 years in a row

was Project Manager during cutting edge development of Polaris based products

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