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About me

I am a final year software engineering student with a love for problem solving and creating something from nothing. As an engineer, I am perpetually learning, from building and productionising a machine learning system with a team of developers to making a pair of light up shoes as a hobby project, there is always something new to learn.

Skills

Technical

  • Proficient in: Java, C#
  • Experience in: Rails, Ruby, SQL, .Net, JavaScript, C, Python
  • Tools: Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ, Git

Work History

Nov 2015Present

Intern Software Developer

Xero

Worked in a team based agile environment to deliver an internal service to facilitate A/B testing. Experience with Datadog and Mixpanel to log and analyse data from experiments. 

From March 2017 I have been building a machine learning system to aid customers manual data entry as part of my Engineering Honours project.

Jul 2015Present

Sessional Assistant (Tutor)

Victoria University School of Engineering and Computer Science

Run laboratories for first and second year students.
Provide online help on the forum and class pages.
Mark and provide feedback on student assignments.

Nov 2014Present

Outreach Assistant

Victoria University School of Engineering and Computer Science

Demonstrate and work through exercises with secondary school students.
Present to various audiences about studying Engineering at Victoria University.

Education

Mar 2014Present

Bachelor of Engineering

Victoria University of Wellington

Third year student specialising in Software Engineering with Honors
Expected graduation March 2018

20092013

High School Education

Napier Girls' High School

NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3 at Excellence
Scholarship Chemistry 2013
ICT Prefect 2013

References

Character referee
James 'Elf' Eldridge
elf.eldridge@ecs.vuw.ac.nz
Victoria University of Wellington School of Engineering and Computer Science Lecturer
Ph: +64 4 463 6765

Academic referee
David Pearce
david.pearce@ecs.vuw.ac.nz
Victoria University of Wellington School of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Lecturer
Ph: +64 4 463 5833

Work Referee
Simon Wilkinson
simon.wilkinson@xero.com
Technical Group Lead Xero Business
Ph: +64 21 1209226