Technology - Web Team
The web team is responsible for the development and maintenance of all our web based services, including the portal and Know My Home.
Jamie Dobson - Web Team Lead
Jamie is one of X Tag’s longest-serving employees having joined the company when there was just eight staff and now heads up the web team. Originally brought on as an Android app developer, Jamie has transitioned through Xamarin app development to React and Amazon Web Services development during his time with the company.
A proud vegan after recently watching Game Changers, Jamie focuses his spare time on keeping fit and gaming.
Manos Pasgiannis - Developer
Manos started his career in software development at an agency in his native Greece, specialising in the development of e-commerce and rent-a-car websites. Originally working in Manchester following his move to the UK, Manos joined the Gas Tag in 2018 where he has gained AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification.
Outside of the office, Manos plays tennis and enjoys traveling.
Chris Daly - Developer
Chris is an experienced developer who joined the X Tag team in 2018 having spent four years as a software developer or Collabco.
An accomplished baker, Chris often surprises the team with his homemade creations. When not developing or baking, Chris enjoys climbing, solo travel and watching football.
Dan Hulse - Developer
Dan Hulse has been working in development for over four years and joined X Tag at the start of 2019. Having started his career as a network administrator in a Liverpool high school, Dan eventually moved into software development for a lead acquisition business in the automotive, university and medical sectors.
A keen photographer and movie enthusiast, outside of the office Dan can either be found hiking the trails with his camera or in a cinema at a film festival.
Neil Morley - Developer
Andrew Fullam - Developer
Andrew has developed software for organisations working in a variety of industries and sectors. Andrew is also experienced in working on front end websites and CRM systems.
A big reader, Andrew lists Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett as his favourite authors. He also enjoys spending time with his daughter and playing Nintendo.
Technology -App Team
The app team is responsible for the development and maintenance of our app based services.
Chris Creevy - App Team Lead
Warren Lockhart - Developer
Warren’s background is in scientific programming, however he has developed his software skills through his experience developing CRM software in the fintech industry. Warren has worked for a number of agencies across Merseyside and has knowledge of a number of computer languages.
Outside of work, Warren’s interests are music, maths or science. Warren also enjoys playing tennis to help keep fit.
Dan McMahon - Developer
Dan is an experienced developer who has created software and websites for a range of sectors. In his previous role, Dan focused on project and facilities management solutions for local authorities.
At the weekend, Dan can be found either trail riding on his mountain bike at high speeds or getting lost on his road bike. Dan is also an avid cook and enjoys coming up with new recipes in the kitchen.
Dan Ryan - Developer
Dan has over 15 years' experience as a developer and has worked across the public and private sectors. In his previous roles, Dan has helped develop and implement a range of new software and systems to support organisations achieve their business objectives and work efficiently.
Outside of the office, Dan enjoys following Everton, reading books and listening to music.
Ioannis Koutsogiannakis - Developer
Outside of the office, Ioannis likes to create new software, swim and take long walks with his pet dog.
Technology - Testing Team
The testing team is responsible for designing and implementing the testing scenarios that all our products go through. These results are used to ensure usability for our clients.
Stephen Grey - Tester
Stephen is an experienced tester and has worked across a number of sectors for large multinationals, including Barclays, Lloyds Pharmacy and Fujitsu. After graduating from University with a degree in Computer Software Engineering, Stephen trained to be a tester with the FDM Group.
A part-time poker player, Stephen can be found playing his hand with friends or challenging them to a few frames of snooker.
Michael Robayo - Automation Tester
Michael is an experienced developer and tester. In previous roles, Michael has created and maintained a UI test framework in c#, defined best practices within an automation test framework and created a bespoke tool which deployed versions of code into test environments.
Outside of the office, Michael enjoys spending time with the family, gardening and playing guitar.
The business analysis team works closely with our stakeholders to understand their problems and needs. This information is then gathered and modifications are made to our products and platforms.
Ian Court - Business Analyst
Ian brings over 20 years' of IT experience to the X Tag team and has worked for organisations in the aerospace, banking and retail sectors. During his time at Gas Tag, Ian has played an instrumental role in the development of a number of products and he is now studying for his professional British Computer Society BA qualification.
In his spare time, Ian is either keeping fit or undoing his hard work in the pub watching Liverpool FC.
Steve Owen - Business Analyst
Steven Owen is an experienced business analyst having spent 20 years at QVC global. Before working at QVC, Steve worked as an audio and data mastering technician.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys watching football and making music.