Mike has an in-depth knowledge and keen personal interest in Information Security, Server Architecture and Network Infrastructure. His pragmatic approach to problem solving and forward-thinking nature ensures the best solution to problems is found and is able to utilise the skills of his team to achieve this.
Mike Parker is currently the Head of Technical Development for LightMedia Digital and LightMedia Development and is overseeing the software and technical offerings from the company.
As Head of Technical Development Mike Parker's role is to oversee the web applications and technical offerings from LightMedia. Mike Parker reports directly to the Managing Director and I form part of the senior management team.
As part of his role Mike manages the internal software development team. Mike ensures coding standards meet requirements set in the project specification. Working with the developers and clients to implement web applications and web services is an area he specialises in.
Mike is also responsible for the infrastructure management (Server and Network), this focuses heavily on ensuring the servers (production and development) are secure. Mike also works with third party cloud production providers such as Rackspace, AWS, and Microsoft Azure.
Mike works to ensure IT policies are kept up to date and procedures are followed. This also includes conducting risk assessments on the use of third party providers that are used as part of wider projects or company infrastructures.
Mike Parker manages the software development team, ensuring coding standards are met and that the requirements set in the project specifications are delivered. Working with third party identity systems and web services is one area that he specialises in.
Mike Parker is an active member of the Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) and is a current holder of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification of which there are only just over 4000 licenced within the UK.
Mike Parker is currently an associate (A.Inst.ISP) of the Institute of Information Security Professionals in the UK and actively participates within the information security field.
Mike demonstrates great management and planning when project managing complex [web] development projects. He ensures the integrity and security of the application is met within time constraints and budgets.
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