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has 20 years experience in the computer industry.
is currently operates as an independant software engineering consultant based in Tasmania, and has previously been employed up to the level of senior software engineer in the Australian defence software engineering industry and as a national manager for Software Engineering Australia in Software Process Improvement.
As a developer, team leader and project manager, John has experience in scientific, defence engineering and commercial companies in both Software Engineering and Information Systems with an emphasis on Software Quality and associated tools and methods.
has been involved in the large-scale business integration of defence engineering companies.
Responsibilities have included team leadership roles and the provision of strategic advice to senior management concerning software policy, business critical systems and systems architecture.
Mr Clark has been a director of Software Engineering Australia (SEA)(National) and also of SEA Tasmania (SEATas).
Previous project responsibilities have included responsibility for architectural design, requirements management, development, software quality, requirements and configuration management, systems administration (PC, Unix
and various LAN topologies), and project scheduling in military avionics, trusted systems and real time data acquisition projects.
Mr. Clark was a software engineer and a team leader on a contract to support the RAAF P3-C Orion maritime patrol aircraft.
section assisted the RAAF
unit to become the first Australian Defence Force unit to be accredited to the AS3901 (ISO9001) Quality Assurance Standard for software development.
maintains an active interest in software quality standards and tools, including ISO 9000
(ISO 15504), The Capability Maturity Model
(CMM) and the Personal Software Process (PSP), as well as project management techniques
In the SME
sector Mr. Clark
has operated as the Software Development Manager for a small commercial software company producing products for 85% of the automotive finance and insurance industry in Australia.