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Curriculum Vitae

What follows is a summary Curriculum Vitae for Ken McNaught. For a complete and up to date document, please request this through the form on the contact page indicating your company name and the type of job you have to offer. Ken will then be happy to forward you the full document for your consideration at his earliest opportunity.

Employment summary

Current employment:
  • I.T. Specialist contractor for RSM Partners:
    • Working on a Mainframe Security Remediation
      project for HSBC (RACF/Vanguard)
Past full time employment:
  • 1978 - 1982: International Harvesters
  • 1982 - 1997: Asda Stores Ltd.
  • 1997 - 2005: IBM (UK Ltd.)
Then as a contractor:
  • 2005 - 2006: Norwich Union (Mainframe security team)
  • 2006 - 2007: Barclays Bank (Security team)
  • 2008 - 2009: Aviva/Norwich Union
    (Hardware configuration team)
  • 2012 - 2017: GE Capital (Security Monitoring)
  • 2018 - Current: HSBC (Mainframe Security Remediation)
Web Development:
  • 2010 - current: Web design via KenKode
  • 2010:                Front-end designer for Clever Clover
Specialist Skills summary

IBM Mainframe:
  • REXX, TSO/E, ISPF application specialist
  • Hardware Configuration (HCD) specialist
  • Systems programmer for IBM's z/OS operating systems
  • RACF: Admin, zSecure/CARLa, Vanguard
  • Session Managers
Web Design:
  • Compliant (X)HTML(strict and transitional) / HTML5
  • CSS / CSS3
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • Dreamweaver
Education summary
  • 11 "O-levels"
  • 3 "A-levels" (Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Physics)
  • Trained to degree standard (and above) in Computer Studies whilst working for International Harvesters
General Information summary
  • Married (one son from previous marriage)
  • Full driving license
Interests summary
  • Archery. 2018: L1 Archery Coaching Award
  • Web site design and building
  • Ex-member of Knottingley Concert Brass
  • Listening to music
  • Holidays and travel
  • Photography
  • Self education, particularly in the web site building arena.
  • Computing
  • Playing badminton
  • Stunt kite flying