Professional Experience


Squad Tech Lead July 2019 - Present

Senior Software Developer September 2019 - June 2019

  • Developed a high-capacity scheduling system on AWS, which has been deployed successfully in a handful of state-level vaccination rollouts in the US and Canada including California which has processed millions of appointments.
  • Developed a distributed batch optimization orchestration system, integrating with multiple external engines to provide route and shift-based solving.

British Telecom

Senior Software Developer June 2018 - August 2019

  • Developed a number of small machine learning and analytics security-based tools built on the Spark framework.
  • Developed an application for correlating customer devices with external vulnerabilities
  • Introduced the ability for building multiple Scala libraries from source using Git submodules and a custom SBT plugin
  • Built a small in-house service for synchronising Git repositories from Bitbucket to Gitlab to facilitate a migration from Teamcity


Team Lead January 2017 - April 2018

Senior Software Developer June 2014 - December 2016

  • Led a small team focussed on improving the customer experience around the web-facing aspects of Ambiata. This included being involved at all stages of the product lifecycle; from the initial technical architecture, user design, through to front and back end implementation.
  • Replaced a Gulp script with a general-purpose Haskell build tool for building the various web projects at Ambiata. This included supporting an in-house type-safe template language Projector, as well as compiling Sass and Purescript components.
  • Developed a number of services written in Haskell for storing metadata about the configuration and state of the Ambiata data pipeline.
  • Involved in the development of a number of Haskell tools and libraries for AWS-based service deployment and discovery.
  • A core developer on Ivory, a Hadoop-based application written in Scala optimised for storing large data to allow for efficient generation of machine-learning features.


Senior Software Developer Jan 2012 - June 2014


Software Engineer Level 4 Mar 2010 - Dec 2011

Software Engineer Level 3 Jul 2007 - Feb 2010

  • Extended open-source COBOL to Java library to enhance complex legacy systems

  • Replaced HTML and JavaScript heavy site to modern Flex RIA
  • Migrated teams from Clearcase to Git/Ivy to support development in multiple continents

  • Developed internal model-driven tools, transforming UML to Java and Flex artefacts

The Learning Edge

Software Developer Nov 2003 - Mar 2007

  • Worked closely with peers on a small development team
  • Analysed, designed and developed features based on requirements
  • Maintained versions of products, including regular bug fixing
  • Consulted with customers onsite and implemented tailored solutions

Community Experience


Bachelor of Computing, University of Tasmania, Nov 2003, 87%, GPA 6.67

Deans Roll of Excellence, 2001, 2002, 2003

References provided upon request.