Samuel Walladge

software engineer


Experience

June 2019 → current
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Open Source Developer

python
devops
openedx
aws

Remote position.

Development on the Open edX platform and related software, and devops.

2015 → current
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Software Engineer

Freelance software development.

Feb 2019 → Apr 2019 (2 months)
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Graduate Python Developer

python
javascript
mysql

Web tool development, server hardware and software management, refactoring and test development on python codebases. Python, Javascript.

Volunteering

2014 → 2019
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Tutor

NCSS (National Computer Science School) Challenge is an annual 5 week online computer programming challenge for primary and high school students.

2016 → 2019
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Tutor

"The National Computer Science School (NCSS) is a ten day summer school for students going into years 11 and 12. NCSS brings together talented young people from around Australia for an intensive course of computer programming and website development in the School of IT at the University of Sydney."

NCSS Summer School involves working in teams of tutors and students, and teaching programming concepts, programming skills and methods of collaboratively developing software.

I was a tutor in 2016, 2017, and 2019, and a group leader in 2018.

Education

October 2019
May 2019
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Academic Achievement Award

Charles Darwin University

College of Engineering, Information Technology and Environment Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement for the Bachelor of Software Engineering

April 2019
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Talking Hands 1 (Auslan intro course)

April 2019
Oct 2018
Nov 2018
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Academic Excellence Awards

Charles Darwin University

Academic Excellence awards for the best overall student in Process Development Methodologies (PRT453) and Software Engineering Practice (PRT455).

2014 → 2018
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Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours

Charles Darwin University

Graduated with first class honours and a GPA of 6.56.

Feb 2018
Nov 2017
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Academic Excellence Awards

Charles Darwin University

Academic excellence awards for the best overall student in The Mobile Paradigm (HIT238), Network Infrastructures (HIT272), Database-Driven Web Applications (HIT326), Distributed Development (HIT337), and Principles of Software Systems (PRT451)

Semester 2, 2016 and Semester 1, 2017

July 2017
May 2017
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Academic Achievement Award

Charles Darwin University

School of Engineering and Information Technology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Second Year Information Technology

Nov 2016
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Academic Excellence Award

Charles Darwin University

Academic Excellence Award for the best overall student in Building Interactive Software (HIT237) Semester 1, 2016

May 2016
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Academic Achievement Award

Charles Darwin University

School of Engineering and Information Technology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in First Year Information Technology

May 2015
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Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics - Universiteit Leiden

With distinction (completed the optional project parts).

May 2015
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Introduction à la programmation orientée objet (en C++) - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Distinction.

This course was in French. Translation: "introduction to object oriented programming (in C++)".

April 2015
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Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1 - Stanford University

July 2014
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General Game Playing - Stanford University

June 2014
2011 → 2013

High School

Open Access College

Graduated with an ATAR of 98.05.

Awards / Prizes

Nov 2017
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CDU IT Code Fair 2017 | People's Choice Award / Undergraduate - 3rd & 4th Year

Charles Darwin University

"best project voted by code fair visitors either individual or group"

This was awarded for the Riverland Link project which I entered in the software competition at the Code Fair 2017.

Nov 2016
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CDU IT Code Fair 2016 | Best Advanced Coder - Group

Charles Darwin University

"Best Advanced Coder - Group for VET, Undergraduate and Postgraduate coders with more than 18 months experience"

My group won this award with rpi-temperature-server at the IT Code Fair 2016.

2014

Bragg Merit Certificate

The Australian Institute of Physics SA Branch

For "outstanding achievement in Physics in the 2013 SACE Stage 2 Assessments".

2013

ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Award

Open Access College