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Alex is a high-achieving, energetic individual who has excelled both academically and professionally. He is extremely outgoing and articulate, a rare find in the developer world. He has lots of options, so I would recommend moving quickly if you're keen.
Notice period - 1 month
Salary expectations - £70k
Highest education level - PHD
Reason for leaving - searching for a remote first job
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A versatile worker, with experience in both academic and commercial projects. Capable of carrying out a variety of technical and scientific work unsupervised, while maintaining high quality output. Higher education teaching experience to masters level in applied mathematics and computing. Experienced in communication amongst team members, clients, and students. Quick learner, with ability to adapt and apply knowledge to professional projects.
Nov 2019 - Present
April 2018 - Present
Nov 2015 - Dec 2018
Swift Developer, Innovatech Automation Ltd
Designing app for iOS that interfaces with RESTful social media APIs as well as calling to the custom API built during Python development role.
Managing project from development through to testing and publication
Python Developer, Innovatech Automation
Created JSON based API using Flask/Nginx/Gunicorn.
Implementing machine learning based image filters using neural networks. – Designed and deployed basic text filtering.
Post Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Exeter
Taught various applied mathematics modules to science/maths students from 1st year to masters level, including ordinary/partial differential equations, vector calculus, fluid dynamics, and waves in fluids.
Taught Python for scientific computing to 1st and 2nd year students
Organised and planned tutorials based on student feedback maintaining an interactive style to max-imise focus in problem areas.
PhD in Mathematics - University of Exeter - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics - July 2019
Thesis: Resonant effects in weakly nonlinear geophysical fluid dynamics available on ore.exeter.ac.uk
MSc Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics - Distinction - University of Leeds - September 2015 • MA (Cantab)
Mathematics - 2:1 - Jesus College, University of Cambridge - July 2011
A Levels - 4As - 2 AEA distinctions - Ilkley Grammar School - July 2008
GCSEs 7A*, 2A including English - Ilkley Grammar School - July 2006
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