Channel Mechanics delights today in announcing the appointment of Richard O’Shaughnessy. Richard joins the team in the position of Technical Architect, where he will be predominantly working on developing a new LMS system within the platform.
A native of Limerick, Richard attended the University of Limerick, where he graduated with an Honors Degree in Business Studies. Notably, he also received commendation from the University President for his final year results. He has since been living in Galway for the past 30 years.
Along with having an online internet company based in the Galway Technology Center for a number of years, Richard has worked in multiple companies across Galway. Most recently, he has worked with Avaya, Nortel and Storm Technology. During his time in Avaya, he assumed the role of Technical Architect where he was responsible for Avaya’s web-based telecommunication configuration design and quoting application used. Here his role included the replacement of the legacy application with new bespoke engine, coupled with a new UI and substantial performance gains for customers. His predominant tasks included the migration of millions of legacy designs to the new architecture, the creation of an extensive set of automated tests using Selenium and Microsoft Test Framework, as well as the upgrade of all environments globally dispersed.
His role within Channel Mechanics will involve technically architecting a new Learning Management System within the platform. In addition, Richard will be helping to map the future path in regard to the technology employed, to ensure the delivery of the best application and tools possible for our customers.
In his spare time, Richard is an avid reader, cyclist and open water swimmer.
Speaking about the appointment to his new role:
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Channel Mechanics team as a Technical Architect. I’m looking forward to forging great working relationships with new colleagues, while also getting to work once again with some old friends that I’ve known for many years. There’s a great blend of experience and youth in the team. I am pleased to become a part of the dynamic, vibrant, and talented team that is Channel Mechanics.”
– Richard O’Shaughnessy
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