Stephen Birchall – Business Unit Director

Stephen is an expert in numerous software engineering methodologies such as Java, NET, PHP and SQL. He graduated with Honours in Software Engineering at RMIT University and is a certified PRINCE2 practitioner, having fifteen years experience in software development and over ten years experience managing development teams and designing SaaS solutions.

Stephen started with SoNET in 2007 and has grown from the role of GM of Software Development to Deputy CEO for SoNET Systems Australian and International operations. In June 2019 SoNET was acquired by RM plc and is now part of RM Results. Stephen joined the RM Results executive team and continues to lead SoNET as a business unit of RM Results, with 40+ developers, analysts, project managers, testers and supporting staff. He is involved in operational, infrastructure, security, sales and marketing activities across the Assessment Master and iCase products.

Watson Xavier – Manager Projects and Information Security

Watson is experienced in IT Project Management and Information Security and has over 12 years of experience in the ICT industry in managing software implementation projects. Watson has a Masters in Business Administration, a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the British Computer Society and also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2, ITILv3 and Lead Auditor ISMS (ISO 27001) credentials, in addition to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer credential.

Watson has been working with SoNET since 2014. His primary role is managing key accounts and implementation projects including business analyses in the community care and the job services sectors, in addition to implementing and managing information security. He also provides consulting and auditing services on ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and Australian Signals Directorate Information Security standard to SoNET’s clients

Grigory Loskutov – IT Coordinator

Grigory has more than 14 years of IT experience in software development, systems administration, cloud automation, DevOps and security. He has a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics, worked on a variety of projects in different sectors, including municipal and state government, retail, development, and education.

Grigory has been working with SoNET since 2016. His primary role is ensuring the smooth operations of cloud infrastructure and implementing key infrastructure components of SoNET’s software. He is also managing the delivery of SoNET’s products and providing support for developers by automating routine operations.

Erhan Halil – Product Development Manager

Erhan heads the design and development of SoNET System’s Assessment Master product suite. He leads a team of over 25 software engineers and QA analysts. He has a talent for building highly customer focused large-scale products and leading high-performing, agile, software development teams.

Erhan joined SoNET in 2009 and has 14 years’ experience in software development and has led the design and development of SaaS products for over 7 years.