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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
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)
Worked with ColdFusion and frontend design, solved technical issues, managed operating systems and software.
Programming Languages and Frameworks
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.
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.
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.
Facebook London Hackathon
Integrated Microsoft Emotion API with a Raspberry Pi to play music to match a user’s mood.
Hobbies and Interests
Training for full skydiving A Licence through university club.
Play matches for college badminton team.
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Completed Gold Award.
Grade 8 Piano
Passed with Merit.