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Annabella Johnson
Software Configuration Manager , United Nations/International Organization
Vienna, Austria
A self-motivated and dedicated IT professional with over ten years experience, primarily in software development and project management on a global scale. Committed to providing exceptional customer service whilst adhering to set deadlines, targets and business objectives. Quick to familiarise herself with the latest technologies and industry developments whilst demonstrating a logical and analytianalytical approach to solving complex problems and issues.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
Professional Experience:
2007 – date: Software Configuration Manager, The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation

- Responsible for supporting the Configuration Control Board (CCB), utilising JIRA, a software package providing bug and project tracking to assist in the improvement of code quality & speed of development
- Implemented change requests regarding Configuration Management across Development LAN, Testbed & Operation, and allocated other requests to appropriate team members
- Accountable for all administration and user support issues (installations, platform migration, upgrades, maintenance, training and support) relating to ClearCase (software repository)
- Lead version control, merging, labelling, compiling, building, integration and deployment of all source code, libraries, executables, documentation, configuration files via Clearcase
- Oversaw the automation of the build process using perlscript on the Linux environment where most of the applications supported are written in C, C++, Java, python and sql
- Established, controlled, documented and communicated Clearcase user views, branching and merging, produced specs, developed integration policies & strategies, prepared all documentation and user training
- Managed stakeholders effectively including Software Development Team, Processing Engineers and CCB using Confluence as the collaboration tool to promote faster, efficient communication
- Specialised in writing software applications that are used in the monitoring and analysis of data in the Seismic, Hydroacoustic, Infra Sound & Noble gas fields

Projects:
- Migration from ClearQuest & HTML based website (For Change Requests) & Xlogger (Bug Tracking) to JIRA (Open Source), utilising Prince 2
- Migration of Automatic Processing under Linux in Operations from Unix
- Current Project Lead on migration of Clearcase from Unix Server onto Linux Server, successfully having completed migration of clients from Unix to Linux

2004 – 2007: Founder/Technical Director, Smartvisions UG

Established company, developed all technical strategies, managed company IT budget, acted as advisor in technical development, business research, web application development & provided consultancy

2003 – 2005: Director, Computing Services, Uganda Christian University



2001 – 2002: S2001 – 2002 SCM/PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER, Choicepoint Inc


2000 – 2001 SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION MGT ENGINEER, Pathfire Inc

1999 – 2000 PC/TECHNICAL SUPPORT ENGINEER, Compaq

1998 – 1999 TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST, DSS Online
Education:
Obtained a MSc, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING from the University of Brighton in 2006

Obtained a BSc, COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS in 1999 from Valdosta State University
Affiliations and Achievements:
Associations:

Member Board of Directors – Capital Fin. Corporation (UG)
Chairman. Assets and Liabilities committee – Capital Fin. Corp. (UG) Member - Women of Uganda Networks
Member - i - network
Member of Senate – Uganda Christian University Member of Executive Management Committee (UCU)
Member – Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French, Swahili, Luganda
    Nationality:
    Uganda
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