Giles is experienced at working in live, production environments in areas such as Release and Configuration Management for major financial organisations. He is a former Analyst for JPMorgan where he worked as Software Developer, Linux/UNIX Systems Administrator, Sybase Database Administrator and also managed a global team of Analysts on the Swaps Derivatives Trading platform. Giles spent 5 years working for JPMorgan based in the City of London, as well as a further 2 years at the NYSE in Canary Wharf, London, UK. Over the past few years he has helped set up and manage a number of small technology firms in the North East of England.