Current Projects

TheTVKing

TheTVKing.com is a website which provides legal links to watch all your favourite TV episodes online.

Watch TV Episodes Free

SMTPHoneypot

SMTPHoneypot is a opensource security project, that I am working on with a couple of other developers, it began as a University project.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Driving Licence Status: Full clean and pass plus

Personal Profile

I have recently completed a MEng degree in Software Engineering with good communication skills enjoys working in a team and is a hard working and conscientious student. I am looking for a graduate work within the software industry where I can enhance and learn many skills both technical and personal. I have had 14 months work placement as part of my degree, as well as 9 months part-time work where I have gained experience and knowledge.

Key Skills Gained:

  • Java, JavaSpaces
  • PHP, (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax
  • C++, C#, VB, ASP.Net, JSP, Visual Studio Express 2008
  • MySQL & MSSQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Linux(Ubuntu), LAMP
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Publisher and Outlook
  • ECDL qualification (2005)
  • UML, SEO

Industrial Work Experience

May 2008 - June 2009 ME Consultancy

Systems Designer

  • Working on the ASP.NET website and used CSS to replace the previous in-line styling. This was required to allow a 'white label' version of the site to be created.
  • Provided support and assistance to clients who have been using the system and took part in client facing meetings to discuss their interest in the system.
  • Working on a pre-existing VB program to process text messages, required a quick and solid understanding of the program.

July 2007 - April 2008 Datalinx Ltd

Work placement Software Developer

  • During 9 months working in a small development team working on web applications using PHP, HTML, CSS, MSSQL server and C#.net.
  • I worked on design development and testing of the systems.
  • Took part in meeting with MD and Managers to discuss both technical and business ideas and developments.
  • Provided end user training and discussed further system enhancements requiring good interpersonal skills.
  • Researched and reported to the MD and manager looking at new areas of business.

Education

September 2005 - 2010 University Of Huddersfield

MEng Software Engineering with Distinction

  • Fith Year Modules: - Results
    • A Internet Applications Development
    • A Advanced Software Development
    • A Change and Project Management
    • A Dissertation (Group Project)
    • B Methods and Modelling
    • B Effective Research and Professional Practice
    • B Web and Network Services
BSc Software Development 2:1
  • Final Fourth Year Modules
    • A Modern Database Applications
    • B Distributed Client-Server Systems
    • B Dissertation (Individual Project)
    • C Language Specification & Implementation
    • C Large Systems Environments
  • Third Year Placement: - Results
    • A Personal Social & Technical Skills
    • C Self Assessment
  • Second Year Modules: - Results
    • B Relational Databases & Web Integration
    • B Formal Aspects of Computer Science
    • B Professional Issues & Project Management
    • C Algorithms, Processes and Data
    • D Operating Systems & Language Translators
    • D Object-Oriented System Development capped(A)
  • First Year Modules: - Results
    • A Writing Software
    • B Computer Sci and Maths
    • B Workshop
    • B Technical & Learning Skills
    • B Modelling & Prototyping
    • C Hardware & Networks

September 1998 - July 2005 The Mirfield Free Grammar & Sixth Form

A level: - 5 C - E IT, General Studies, Maths, Physics & Chemistry

GCSE: - 10 A - C Including Maths, English & Separate Science

Other Work

December 2008 - 2009 Bang Marketing

Freelance Web Developer

1997 - 2007 C Ramsden Butchers

Assistant

Working part time at the family butchers Skills learned: Teamwork, Timekeeping and organisation.

Achievements

Building and maintaining www.wozop.com and www.TheTVKing.com using skills learned at university and during industrial placement.
Learning the importance of Search Engine Optimisation was important so that the site could get more exposure on search engines.

Also took part in The Education Engineering Scheme from 2003-2004 during this time I lead and worked as part of a team as we worked with National Grid on a project.
Having taken part in the project I learned how to work and lead as part of a team on an academic project as well as how to conduct team meetings.

Leisure Activities

I am a keen footballer and play for a local amateur team each week. I play sports including tennis, pool and snooker with friends.

I am also a keen gardener and grow a range of plants, fruit and vegetables.

I also enjoy watching television, films and playing computer games.

References are available on request.