I’m Nick Brown (nb), a .net web developer based in South Wales, UK specialising in the Microsoft 365 platform.
I hold an Expert qualification from Microsoft for 365 Enterprise Administration, you can see my Microsoft credentials at credly
I’ve been actively developing since 2002 in some form or another. Even winning a Microsoft MVP award.
I’m also a licensed private pilot (PPL)
In my Current job I’m developing Microsoft Sharepoint, Teams and PowerAutomate Addins specifically for Jisc and it’s member institutions.
- 4 January 2022 – 18 March 2022
- Senior Cloud Services Engineer • Cardiff University
- 1 August 2019 – 3 January 2022
- Cloud Services Engineer • Cardiff University
- 1 April 2016–1 August 2019
- Business Manager • Crickhowell High School
- 1 September 2014–31 March 2016
- IT Manager • Crickhowell High School
- 1 September 2008–31 August 2014
- IT Technician • Crickhowell High School
I developed Home Access Plus+ amongst other things whilst at CHS and Cardiff University
the computer network from 100 pcs to over 500 devices. Implemented an Office 365
- Migrated from
on premises Exchange installation to Office 365.
from an RM Network to a Vanilla Windows Network.
and management of System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM).
of Azure Backup Servers and Symantec Backup Exec
Directory Federated Services installation including Azure Multifactor
from on premises ISDN telephony system to Office 365 Skype for Business system.
and Onedrive Implementation and Migration
of Microsoft Teams (utilizing School Data Sync)
and Management of a SQL Server infrastructure.
and Management of a Windows Active Directory Network including Group Policy,
DHCP, DNS and File Servers.
and Management of a Smoothwall Firewall including Link Aggregation
and Configuration of a Brocade, Cisco and HP switches
of new network switches and cabling runs.
and installation of new server hardware.
of 60 Analog and IP based CCTV cameras and DVRs.
Management of IT and infrastructure projects
Protection Officer duties including GDPR compliance
of the school budget in collaboration with the Headteacher and Senior Staff.
Finance and Procurement processes
Tendering Processes in both equipment and contracts.
of Caretakers, Technicians and other officers who I line manage.
Health and Safety in a delegated capacity.
implantation of H&S and compliance recommendations.
recruitments and ensuring compliance with organisational policies.
Home Access Plus+ during early career.