About me

I am a 24 year old Senior Software Engineer from Waterford, Ireland. I work for a local web consultancy called NearForm, where I work with high performance node.js, scalable microservice architectures and moonlight in the devops world. I also like to play with Rust whenever I get the chance. I'm an honors graduate in Applied Computing from Waterford institute of technology. I also love gaming and often spend my evenings playing games like Fallout 4, Skyrim or GTAV, or hacking away on whatever takes my fancy.


Interests:

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Technical skills overview:

  • Experienced with the following Programming Languages (ordered by familarilty):
    • Javascript, Java, Rust, C++, C, Ruby, Python.
  • Cross platform native app development using the electron framework.
  • Docker.
  • Full-stack development with JS.
  • Devops.
  • Realtime video sync.
  • Git Source Control Management.
  • Maths.
    • Studied Discrete Maths, Statistics & probability and Calculus.
  • Web Development experience using the following.
    • Node.js, React, Jekyll, Rails, Html, JS & CSS
  • Game development using Unity.
  • Database design & administration. (using both SQL and NoSQL)
  • Studied Cryptography and Security Essentials.

Experience:

Education:

Glen Keane

About me:

I am a 24 year old Senior Software Engineer from Waterford, Ireland. I work for a local web consultancy called NearForm, where I work with high performance node.js, scalable microservice architectures and moonlight in the devops world. I also like to play with Rust whenever I get the chance. I'm an honors graduate in Applied Computing from Waterford institute of technology. I also love gaming and often spend my evenings playing games like Fallout 4, Skyrim or GTAV, or hacking away on whatever takes my fancy.


My ramblings

June 1, 2016 | My final year project is finished, and with that, college!
January 6, 2016 | My final year project first semester material is available!
November 17, 2015 | Realtime Browser Communications - Why WebRTC is not the choice for me.
November 12, 2015 | Realtime Browser Communications - Why use WebSockets?
November 6, 2015 | Deciding on frontend tools for my final year project.

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