Channel Mechanics delights today in announcing our latest appointment, with Ian Davis taking up the position of Senior Quality Assurance Engineer.
A native of Cork, Ian graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce. Following this he continued his studies to complete a Higher Diploma in Computer Science. As such, Ian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new position having worked in many QA, Test Automation and Project roles across multiple industries.
In his early career, Ian worked for Software Localization and Telecommunication companies in Dublin. Throughout his time in Dublin, he gained experience with many QA Methodologies and Automated Test Tools. He then moved to Galway where he took up Software QA roles with global Telco companies Nortel and Avaya, focusing mainly on Developing Test Strategies, Test Automation and Customer Support. During this time, Ian also became certified by the International Software Testing Board.
Ian then moved on to work with SQA Consulting Limited where he took on the role of Senior Test Analyst. Here, Ian had a range of responsibilities primarily focusing on developing and executing test strategies and frameworks. Ian has also worked in the Engineering industry, where he managed a Software Test Department for a global company that designed and implemented multiple software products for the Offshore Oil and Gas industry.
Outside of work, Ian enjoys spending the majority of his downtime with his young family. Sport and music also feature strongly in Ian’s life. He is a keen golfer and follows most sports, particularly soccer and the GAA. Ian has been playing the guitar for many years and enjoys playing music with other musicians as well as attending live music gigs.
Speaking about the appointment to his new role:
“I am delighted to take up this fantastic opportunity of joining the Channel Mechanics Team. It’s very exciting to be able to contribute to the future success of this growing and vibrant company. I have been following the progress of Channel Mechanics for a while. It’s remarkable what Kenneth and the team have achieved in building a successful company that is a global leader in channel program enablement. The future looks really bright for Channel Mechanics, and I look forward to working with such an experienced and knowledgeable team.”
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