Sam Fitzpatrick

Technical Project Manager

Sam Fitzpatrick

Hi, i'm Sam Fitzpatrick

Technical Project Manager

Computer Science graduate with over 5 years' project management experience, currently working for the second year at one of the UK's newest digital music startups, The Electric Jukebox Company.

Profile

Full Name

Sam Fitzpatrick

Born

Cork, Ireland

Living

London, UK

Email

contact@samfitzpatrick.com

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Education

Further Qualifications & Courses

  • April 2015: Successfully completed a certified 6 week Entrepreneurship 101 course by MITx
  • June 2013: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) awarded by PMI

UCC Graduate of the Year 2011

University College Cork

Awarded the prize of top student (based on academic and extra curricular achievements) of over 3500 conferring from University College Cork in 2011. Further details here.

B.Sc, Computer Science

University College Cork (4 Year Course) - 2007 – 2011

  • 4th Year Grade: First Class Honours - 2nd highest in class. 81% Overall degree grade
  • 3rd Year Grade: First Class Honours - 6th highest in class. Modules included 91% in Multimedia Technology, 89% in Logic Design and 84% in Web Programming
  • 2nd Year Grade: First Class Honours - 3rd highest in class. Modules included 95% in Theory of Computation, 91% in Software Development, 84% in Network Computing
  • 1st Year Grade: First Class Honours - 5th highest in class. Modules included 90% in Introduction to programming, 90% in Systems Organisation, 85% in Internet Computing

Work Experience

The Electric Jukebox Company (London, UK)

Project Manager, Operations Team - August 2014 - Present

  • Joined a start-up team of 7 which grew to over 30 in a year
  • Introduced a new testing platform and process to overhaul and improve testing efforts in 2016
  • Shortlisted and selected the 3rd party logistics company (in UK and US) and outsourced call centre used by the firm
  • Managed a beta testing programme of over 100 participants and co-ordinated all user testing events and surveys
  • Project managed all operations workstreams, including the development of the website www.electricjukebox.com by an external agency
  • Led all testing operations for the company in 2016
  • Developed a PHP based customer support online portal to save the company over £5,000 in integration fees
  • Configured and administrated Netsuite ERP system and project managed all integrations completed by third parties

Credit Suisse (London, UK)

Project Manager in Talent, Branding & Communications IT - June 2012 - August 2014

  • Manager of a Social Media Compliance software deployment project, and an internal browser upgrade project
  • Lead Test Manager of a PeopleSoft HR system upgrade project, overseeing multiple testing streams and co-ordinating daily testing efforts with core project team and external testing team
  • Gained experience in vendor management, acting as the primary owner of Credit Suisse relationships with multiple external IT suppliers

Identity Access Management Analyst (IT Graduate Programme) - July 2011 – June 2012

  • Provided level 2 and level 3 technical support to internal users for a range of access management software applications and processes
  • Developed detailed technical requirements and design specifications for product/process enhancements
  • Identified an automation failure & outlined a fix to save the bank over £30,000 per year in manual provisioning

Fidelity Investments (Galway, Ireland)

Junior Software Developer - April 2010 - August 2010

  • Developed applications for the company’s internal homepage
  • Gained experience in portlet technology development, including Java, JSP, JQuery, AJAX, Oracle SQL, XML and Spring framework

Cork Constraint Computation Centre (4C) (Cork, Ireland)

Research Assistant - June 2009 - September 2009

  • Built an efficient concert scheduling program for bands on tour using constraint programming techniques in Java
  • Contributed to building an API for a constraint solver written in Python

Micromail (Cork, Ireland)

Web Developer - March 2007 - September 2007

  • Full time sole web developer of Micromail's online software store
  • Gained an extensive knowledge of HTML/CSS development, graphic design, SEO techniques, and use of web analytics to drive sales
  • Set up new domain www.studentsoftware.ie to promote student software

Interests

Hobbies & interests

Developing small WordPress based personal websites for family and friends.

Passionate about technology, with a keen interest in following the latest trends, in particular Virtual and Augmented Reality, Big Data, Cyber Security and AI.

Contact

Send me a message

Phone

+44 79 2332 7021

Mail

contact@samfitzpatrick.com

Thank You!