Aug 92 - Feb 93: British Telecommunications Plc (6 months)
| Unix, C++, C (CFlavors), OOP/OOD/OOA, X11, CMIP/CMIS, ISO9596-1, client/server architectures, TCP/IP, BS5750.
|| Unix tools (esp. emacs, sh/csh script programming, dbxtool), Sun Sparc X11/OpenLook, ObjectCenter, Oracle SQL*PLUS, CCC, FrameMaker.
|| Network Management.
Reported to a team leader (Level 2) in weekly meetings, work was performed within a rigorous quality environment, using a host of software management tools, including CCC for configuration management, ObjectCentre (Version 1) for debugging and code analysis, and FrameMaker for documentation and design production. Object-oriented design work was on an in-house, Booch-like method. Work also included managing the project drawer: all the paper work involved in managing the project. Also instrumental in the introduction of an online change management tool, setting up scripts using telnet.
December '92, introduced to, and started using, Linux (SLS) at home.