Improbable is a company that is working to build large scale virtual worlds. Their Enterprise division is also building a platform - GraphOS - that enables the building of scientific models that can leverage the power of distributed cloud computing.
My role as a software engineer is to help design, implement and use GraphOS. This has allowed me to gain an understanding of scientific modelling, data science, and software engineering.
Hack Cambridge is the University of Cambridge\'s official Hackathon. Each year, we welcome over 300 students from universities across the UK to see what they can make in 24 hours.
During Hack Cambridge Recurse and in the run up to Hack Cambridge Ternary my role was Social Media Manager which involved managing the publicity and communications for the event. During the event itself I also acted as general manager, managing the entire committee and making sure the event ran as planned.
Hackers at Cambridge is the University of Cambridge\'s tech society. We run workshops, hackathons, social events and more as well as having a prescence on YouTube and Medium
With Hackers at Cambridge, I lead the organisation of GreenHack and ChariTech which were sustainability and charity based hackathons each attended by 60-70 people. Additionally, I developed a shadowing scheme which allows new members to be onboarded in a friendly and efficient way such that very little information is lost between committee generations. Finally, I also managed the social media and outreach for Hackers at Cambridge.
Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) work closely with Microsoft to organise events promoting the use of Azure cloud services within universities.
As a Microsoft Student Partner Lead I coordinated a team of 9 student partners running events over the course of a year. I organised workshops on Machine Learning, Cognitive Services and IoT which were shared online for other MSPs to use at other universities. Additionally, I was involved with gaining Microsoft sponsorship for Hack Cambridge and also for GreenHack. After a year of being the Cambridge MSP lead, I was invited by Microsoft to the 2017 Build conference in Seattle where I got to meet the top MSPs from across the world.
RedGate is a Cambridge based software company that produces tools for interacting with and managing databases.
As a software engineer intern I worked on the ReadyRoll product which is a Visual Studio extension for managing database migrations. During my internship, I worked with visual studio and visual studio team services. I also got the opportunity to experience an agile software development process using Git for version control and TeamCity for continuous integration.
Madanyu is an organisation that runs computing education programs in 3rd world countries. Madanyu uses the Raspberry Pi as a cheap and accessible computer, and teaches teachers how to educate their students about basic computing skills.
My role as a volunteer instructor was to develop my own program to teach in India. I worked with teachers from the NGO Agastya to use music (specifically the Ukulele) as a way of introducing children to computing via audio recording and editing software.