Provident hires new developer

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, August 22, 2011

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Provident Security on Aug. 20 announced it has hired Bob Stevenson as lead developer.

In this role, Stevenson leads the Provident software development team and is responsible for Provident’s IT infrastructure, including all alarm monitoring servers and database management.

Prior to joining Provident, Stevenson was with ADT for eight years. Originally starting as a senior programmer analyst responsible for ADT Canada, Stevenson was promoted several times, eventually becoming a software engineer with responsibility for both ADT Canada and ADT USA.

In his most recent role, Stevenson led several major IT initiatives including creating an automated billing system used by several million customers. In addition, Stevenson was also responsible for developing web and desktop applications used by both ADT employees and clients. He was also involved in designing systems used to integrate databases after ADT’s acquisition of Broadview Security (formerly Brinks Home Security) in 2009.