Qualsys would like to extend a very warm welcome to the new members who have joined the team this year.
The company is always excited to introduce new talent across a range of departments, including software development, implementation, sales and marketing.
Managing Director Mike Pound said “It’s great to have young people joining us with the same drive and enthusiasm that Qualsys was founded on. It’s a pleasure to provide our young employees with a positive environment to learn and thrive in, knowing that they are getting the experience needed to go on to do great stuff.”
Phil Entwisle – Software Development Manager
Phil joined Qualsys as a Senior Software Developer to introduce new technologies and develop products in the EQMS portfolio.
Previously Phil worked for a large regional law firm where he was responsible for software development. In this role he played a key part in various strategically important projects and helped secure new business with some major clients. Prior to this Phil developed software for the lead supplier to the automotive aftermarket industry.
Phil has a degree in Computing and is Microsoft certified. Outside of work he enjoys cycling, photography and skiing.
Ben Marshall – Software Developer
After graduating from Sheffield Hallam University with a BSc (Hons) first class degree in Games Software Development, Ben went on to get an MSc in the same field.
He joined Qualsys in early 2015 after two years working in the games industry. Looking for a new challenge and wanting to return to Sheffield, Ben joined the team to continue the development of the EQMS software.
Ryan Peplow – Installation Specialist
With nearly 15 years IT experience Ryan's skills range from SQL scripting to Network Infrastructure management and everything in between. Ryan's understanding of how technology fits into the day to day operations of a business makes him an invaluable part of the Qualsys team. With his ability to quickly analyse issues and formulate a solution you can rest assured your problems will be dealt with efficiently and effectively.
In his spare time Ryan enjoys playing the Piano, Landscape Photography and re-homing orphaned cats.
Jayney Needham – Service Implementation Support
Jayney first joined Qualsys in 2008 on a part-time basis providing support to assist with accounts and invoice management. After a career move into publishing, marrying, and two children later Jayney re-joined the team in May 2015 providing support and assistance to the Services team and Office Manager.
Jayney loves a new challenge and is looking forward to expanding her role within Qualsys. Away from work Jayney spends most of her time with her family (husband, 2 small children and a dog).
Declan Webster – Service Implementation Manager
After four years working with quality systems and procedures in the world of engineering, Declan brought his practical knowledge and experience with him to become part of the Qualsys team.
In his spare time Declan is interested in writing and filmmaking.
Sales & Marketing
Atheal Alwash – Sales & Digital Marketing Executive
Atheal leads the pre-sales function at Qualsys and also provides account management at the company. He is passionate about providing a tailored solution to his customers’ requirements and representing the company.
Atheal has worked in the healthcare and construction sectors providing bespoke, manufactured solutions and technical services in sales, account management and marketing positions. He has also implemented a CRM system within a PLC company.
Alastair Atcheson – Digital Marketing Executive
Alastair graduated from the University of Manchester with a First Class degree in English Literature and American Studies. In addition, he studied abroad at the University of California, Santa Barbara, developing his interest in music journalism, screenwriting and American history.
Alastair joined the Sales & Marketing team at Qualsys at the beginning of 2015, creating online content and expanding the company’s social media strategy. He now helps lead the company’s inbound marketing efforts, developing innovative ways to curate and share the latest business developments and industry resources.
Welcome Back Gemma!
We would also like to welcome back Key Account Manager Gemma Baldan who has recently returned from her maternity leave after having a healthy baby girl.
She is excited to rejoin the team and is looking forward to taking on new challenges and opportunities.