Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Oct 2016 – Jun 2020 (Expected)

MSci Natural Sciences (Mathematics and Computer Science), Durham University

Second year, studying for integrated master’s degree. Achieved a 1st in first year.

Sep 2009 – Jun 2016

Appleby Grammar School, Cumbria

A Levels Mathematics (A*), Statistics (A*), Further Mathematics (A), Physics (A)
GCSEs 11 Grade A* including Maths and English, 1 Grade A


Work Experience

Jul 2017 – Sep 2017 (10 weeks)

Summer Insight Programme, Civil Service

Received training in cybersecurity, networking, penetration testing, Windows internals, assembly, malware and reverse engineering, OWASP vulnerabilities, information assurance, secure C coding, SSL and encryption.

Aug 2015 – Sep 2016 (13 months)

Waiter at Langwathby Station Café, Cumbria

Duties included greeting and serving customers, preparing food and drinks, training new staff.

March 2013 (one week)

theidol.com, Penrith

Worked with ColdFusion and frontend design, solved technical issues, managed operating systems and software.


Skills

Programming Languages and Frameworks

Proficient at Python, JavaScript, Git, HTML5, CSS3, node.js, jQuery, WordPress.
Experience with Java, C / C++, PHP, Flask, Alexa skills / AWS, metasploit, VB.NET, SQL.

Graphic Design / VFX

Intermediate knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.
Examples of work available at portfolio.robbie.xyz.

German Language (Intermediate)

Dual citizenship with United Kingdom and Germany.


Extracurriculars

Mar 2017 – Present

President, Durham University Computing Society

Duties included negotiating sponsorships, organising talks and workshops, growing and overseeing the society.

Spearheaded DurHack 2017, a student-led inter-university hackathon. Attracted corporate sponsors, managed logistics, responsible for the event budget.

Jan 2018

Hack Cambridge

Wrote Alexa skill to track people’s food/nutritional intake and warn when eating poorly.

  • Won Amazon sponsor prize for best use of AWS APIs.
Mar 2017

Facebook London Hackathon

Integrated Microsoft Emotion API with a Raspberry Pi to play music to match a user’s mood.


Hobbies and Interests

Skydiving

Training for full skydiving A Licence through university club.

Badminton

Play matches for college badminton team.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Completed Gold Award.

Grade 8 Piano

Passed with Merit.