JAYDN GOODWIN

Third year Computer Science student at the University of Edinburgh interested in software design, development and engineering.

I am a passionate and committed individual who is self-motivated and always striving to be the best person I can be, both professionally and personally. I work well independently and as part of a team including situations that involve a lot of responsibility and pressure.

CONTACT

+44 7734 732592

jaydn.1999@hotmail.com

Edinburgh

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Java

HTML & CSS

Android

Git

Javascript

Python

C

C++

Haskell

MIPS (Assembly)

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

  • Edinburgh Ice Skating Society President 2019/20
  • Amateur photography including long exposure and portrait shoots
  • Web design and development
  • My personal website
  • My custom built computer
  • Music & podcasts

References available on request.

EDUCATION

Computer Science BSc (Hons) | University of Edinburgh

September 2016 - Present

Relevant courses: Functional Programming, OO Programming, Data & Analysis, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Algorithms, Software Design and Modelling, Software Testing, Operating Systems, Computer Security

Relevant coursework:

Lexer, parser and typechecker for a made-up formal language, using Java.

86%


Query system for a simplified version of natural language, using Python.

92%


Simulator that modelled a CPU cache and TLB, using C.

97%


Path finder with various searching algorithms, using Haskell.

98%


Team project developing the back-end for a tour guide app, using Java.

83%


Design and implementation of a multi-player collaborative location-based Android application, using Android Studio and Java.

73%


Round-Robin process scheduler, Buddy memory allocator and device driver for a research operating system, using C++.

94%


Team project creating and presenting an assistive robot involving hardware and software, including Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Android, Python and C

Madras College

August 2010 - May 2016

SQA Qualifications: Advanced Higher: AAD | Higher: AAAAA | National 5: AAAABB

Relevant achievements:

  • Trustees Award in Technology for 'Best Outstanding Engineering Pupil 2016'

  • Ella Carmichael Medal in Mathematics for 'Most Improved Advanced Higher Candidate 2016'

  • Madras College Peer Tutoring Award (2016)

  • UK Senior Mathematical Challenge Bronze Award (2015)

WORK

Bar and Waiting Staff | Playfair's Restaurant

July - September 2018

Based in St Andrews, I gained experience working in a high pressure and fast-paced environment involving managing stock, making drinks, taking and serving customer's orders effectively and efficiently.

Barista and Waiting Staff | Henry's Kitchen

July - August 2017

Based in the centre of Dundee, I worked as part of a small team to provide hospitality for cafe customers.

Box Office Staff | Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

August 2016

I welcomed and processed people into the festival as well as dealing with any complaints and issues.

Voluntary Peer Tutoring | Madras College

August 2015 - May 2016

I assisted teachers by helping younger students with mathematics as well as coming up with creative lesson plans to help the pupils learn more effectively.

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