George Nash

  • United Kingdom - London
George Nash

Summary

Focused and ambitious. Experienced and devoted to developing software in teams.

Proficient Languages: C, Python

Moderate Languages: Haskell, C#, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Java, Matlab

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Sep 2015

Summer Technology Analyst - Quantitative Analytics Research

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Front office development on the trade floor inside the Investment section of BAML. Designed and built a tool to monitor live market data (over 500 Yield Curves including FX, Swaps and Options) which is in use by the bank. Web front-end for configuration and live notifications. The monitor is built in Python and an in-house data-flow language and performs multiple and numerical checks at timed intervals.

Extensive trading, rates sales and financial experience. Developed communication skills from working in a global team. Performed in an intense and high pressure environment and received classes from experts on presentation skills, python development, and agile development.

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Software Engineer Intern

Renishaw

Designed and built additional tools for an existing internal Content-Management System. Experience with version control, task management and allocation utilising the Agile methodology.

Education

Education
Sep 2012 - Jun 2016

Computer Science Msc

University of Bristol
  • High Performance Computing - Designing and optimising high performance parallel algorithms utilising languages such as: OpenMP, MPI and OpenCL for CPU's / GPU's on Bristol's supercomputer, BlueCrystal.
  • Games Project - A 3D, 2-player racing game with AI utilising the Myo armband as a controller. Developed in Unity. All models were built in Maya. Improved communication  and development skills within a group environment by utilising Agile methodologies and software such as  git and Trello. Mentored by local software consultancy company, Softwire. The game is now demonstrated at University of Bristol open-days.   
  • Software Product Engineering - Ecommerce website for local Bristol Gourmet Burger restaurant, YoYo Burger. Winner of "IBM Best Second Year Group Project Prize".
Sep 2006 - Jun 2012

Student

Latymer Upper School

A levels: Economics (A), Computing (A), Mathematics (A), Physics (A)

GCSE: 5 A* / A's, 6 B's