I am an efficient, results-driven individual who aspires to entertain and inspire people through the creative medium. I believe that taking the computer science path in life is the best way to complete my goal.
Full Stack Developer for Ageas Insurance
I am the tech lead for our team's development of a React portal, where users can manage their insurance policy. Our back-end services are deployed frequently and efficiently using a microservice architecture on Kubernetes.
Ageas Insurance Group UK
December 2019 - Present
Software Developer for CyberScore
I was in the process of converting CyberScore's Laravel platform into a new Vue.JS frontend for higher performance and better overall user experience, as part of a highly efficient agile team.
XQ Cyber / XQ Digital Resilience Limited
September 2019 - November 2019
Full Stack Developer for Railpoint
I was the project manager for a new mobile app, involving the development and deployment of scalable back-end servers, and a React Native app for iOS and Android, plus the collection and analysing years worth of data to be used for innovative machine learning scenarios.
Kadfire Limited - as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)
August 2017 - August 2019
Back-end: Rust, NodeJS, PHP, MySQL / PostgreSQL, Python
Birmingham City University (2014 - 2017)
First Class BSc (Hons), Computer Science
Individual Project (87%)
Information Assurance and Security (92%)
Functional Programming (90%)
Evesham High School (2009 - 2014)
Computing, Maths, and Music A-Levels
My home server (an Intel Celeron NUC, believe it or not!) self-hosts all my websites, several personal applications, and a suite of cloud backup and file management software, contained and managed using Docker running on Manjaro Linux.
Music Composition and Production
I compose and release music online with the alias "TomboFry". I have over 4,100 subscribers on YouTube, and 15 original albums on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. Using this hobby I have taught myself how to market products online, utilising SEO techniques, and communicating with customers.
A 24 hour software development event with sponsors and challenges. Strong teamwork and time management is required to produce software within such a short deadline. During my time at university and Kadfire I entered eight hackathons, and won various prizes throughout my participation.
Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
Currently In Progress
Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
Currently In Progress
LPI Linux Essentials
Linux Professional Institute
MTA Networking Fundamentals
Upd. 14th October, 2021
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