Steve Somers

IT Consultant

Information Technology is a very wide ranging title, one which has to be taken very seriously when looking after clients’ data. Steve's role at Dafferns is to make sure that all IT systems are available to use 24 hours a day, are protected from internet threats and are up to date with latest technology applications. Client information has to be stored securely and protected against malicious electronic attacks. Our staff don’t just work at the office but can be located up and down the country. They need to be in touch with the office data systems using email and telephone communications. The internet makes this achievable, and controlling how this works is Steve's responsibility.

Dafferns

Experience

  • Structured cabling, networking, switching and virtual private networking (VPN)
  • Business data servers (Microsoft, Unix, Linux, Centos), virtual machines (VM)
  • Relational database and SQL data structure design
  • Programming and web – HTML, Powershell, ADE, CDE, DataBasic, FileTab, C/+/++, VB
  • Programming and design in Sales Order Processing, Sales Ledger, General/Nominal/Bought Ledgers
  • Office Products – packaged and O365, email admin portal, Skype.
  • OS – Windows servers and Small Business Server (2003/8/12) Exchange 10

Hobbies and interests

Being a boring techie who can use a soldering iron, avid (Welsh) Rugby Union supporter currently following Wasps. I run a wine making help site and enjoy scuba and snorkelling (but nowhere near PADI qualification!).

 

Get in touch

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Dafferns is a very forward thinking company and are constantly reviewing ‘best practice’ for their information technology solutions.

Working in the Dafferns IT department, where there are always new challenges and developments taking place, is a very positive environment

Steve Somers – IT Consultant

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