D2 Rail Hires a Software Development Manager

We are pleased to confirm the appointment of Matt Sykes to the D2 Rail team, in the position of Software Development Manager.

Matt will be based at our King Street, Manchester HQ, and will manage and oversee the development of our various digital and visualisation technologies.

Matt joins us from The Access Group where he split his time between system engineering, internal IT development and product development. He worked on development of software for the construction industry and has worked on an array of technologies ranging from desktop applications to cloud hosting and web apps. He also worked on several internal systems with the company to replace old systems and improve process.

Matt will be reporting into Planning Director, Simon Blair who said:

“This is an important appointment to our software development team. We are delighted to welcome Matt and his experience from the construction industry, to manage the development, maintenance and testing of all our new and existing software in support of the 3D and 4D modelling work we deliver.”

During his spare time, Matt enjoys playing the drums, retro gaming and is an AFOL (do look it up).

We wish him all the best in his role.

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