Destyn Gayle

Work History

Work History

Southall Job Centre

Administrative assistant (2002)

Tasks:Assisting in interview sessions, handling enquiries from members of the public, handling phone calls, paperwork


Administrative assistant (2009)

Tasks: Filing, answering telephone calls and handling enquiries, booking clients, faxing, producing Excel spreadsheets , emailing, Trouble shooting computer problems

Shacklewell Primary School

Voluntary Helper (2011)

Painted walls, Shovelled soil, nailed posts, dug flower beds, made benches



Cardinal Wiseman High School, GCSEs:


7 Passes A-C including Maths, English, Science (Grades B,AA,AA respectively)

Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

A Levels

4 A2 Passes: Biology, Psychology, Law, Critical Thinking

1 AS Pass: RE

University of Westminster

 BEng Software Engineering

Currently in second year.

Germane modules: Algorithms & Data Structures, Professional Practice, Project Management, Object Oriented Development    


Team working skills:Project management module involves working with diverse groups of students from different courses, numerous group coursework assignments helped develop these skills.

Communication skills:Strong verbal skills developed through administrative and customer service experience, where trouble shooting and call handling tasks were repeatedly done.

IT Skills:Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Project.Used extensively throughout Software Engineering degree.Good touch typing speed (58 WPM).Experienced with Unix, Linux, Mac and PC systems.

Programming languages known: SQL, C#, HTML, Java.

IDEs known: Netbeans, Blue J, Eclipse, J Creator, Visual Studio (08/10).


Successfully created a java calculator program, capable of adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing and displaying the output in a professional manner for an object oriented development module.

Created a web page (using JavaScript) which allowed users to register and purchase music online.

Played for Harrow St Mary's football club and reached the level of captain due to strong leadership and motivational skills.

Entered the 2011 Bosch Horizons Engineering competition.


I enjoy playing Sudoku, and completing maths puzzles in my personal time, and have entered competitions before.These activities help keep my problem solving skills, in a fun way.

I program as a hobby, and try to make at least one full program per month.These are generally mathematically based games, and developing them allows me to be both creative and technical.

I go for a one mile run each morning at 05:00 a.m.I do this to keep fit, and to fully wake myself up in preparation for the rest of the day.


References available on request