CV

Name

Simon Engledew

Nationality

British

Location

Witney, Oxfordshire, UK

E-mail

simon.engledew@gmail.com

Github

simon-engledew

Summary

16 years industry experience, mostly at start-ups

Open Source

gocmdpev
Command-line port of a Postgres EXPLAIN explainer with Python 3 bindings
rewritehtml
Go middleware to rewrite html responses
sshim
Python SSH testing library
mock-ssh-server
Run Starlark scripts over SSH
python-radius
Pure Python radius implementation
python-er
Regular expression fuzzing library
docker-web
Connect a browser to a running Docker container

…and more

Public Speaking

Employment History

  • Osirium Ltd July 2016 - Present

    • Location Icon Remote
    • Size Icon ~50

    [June 2018]

    Lead engineer for PPA, Osirium’s container-based automation platform. A greenfield project written in Golang and TypeScript, built using LinuxKit.

    • Drone
    • Docker
    • LinuxKit
    • React
    • Golang
    • TypeScript
    • Make
    • Github Actions

    [July 2016]

    Team Lead in a growing engineering team building PxM Platform, a linux–based task automation and privileged user management appliance for VMware written in Python, C♯ and Ruby on Rails.

    • Python3/asyncio
    • Jenkins
    • Docker
    • Debian Packaging
    • Load Testing
    • Performance Optimisation
  • Job Done Tick Limited November 2015 - May 2019

    • Location Icon Oxford
    • Size Icon 1

    Director of Job Done Tick; a little consulting outfit that has written networking software, the first version of the data processing pipeline & web backend for a popular Oxford dictionary and two mobile apps.

    • C♯
    • Python
    • React
    • Node
    • Webpack
    • Browserify
    • Gulp
    • Meteor
    • Cordova
    • GraphDB
    • SparQL
    • Flask
    • Python
    • AWS
    • Cloud Formation
    • Docker
    • Postgres
    • Vuforia
    • Unity
  • Oxford University Press January 2014 - November 2015

    • Location Icon Oxford
    • Size Icon ~6,000

    Lead Developer in a small team; hired to complete and launch a ground up rewrite of mymaths.co.uk that was started by a contractor in 2012.

    The MyMaths website teaches over four million students world-wide.

    • Ruby on Rails
    • CoffeeScript
    • RSpec
    • PhantomJS
    • AWS
    • Cloud Formation
    • Jenkins
    • jQuery
    • MsSQL
    • MySQL
    • CentOS
    • Sublime Text 3
    • Vi
    • JMeter
    • Tsung
  • Osirium Ltd October 2010 - December 2013

    • Location Icon Theale
    • Size Icon ~10

    Lead Engineer in a three person team developing PxM Platform, a linux–based task automation and privileged user management appliance for VMware written in Python, C♯ and Ruby on Rails.

    PxM Platform is live in several multinational corporations and is used daily by teams of sys-admins to connect to and automate mission-critical devices in a secure, accountable way.

    • Start-up
    • Python
    • Nosetests
    • C♯
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Twisted
    • Web Scraping
    • Ubuntu
    • Postgres
    • Security
    • Automation
    • Forward Proxies
    • Bash Scripting
    • Jenkins
    • SysOps
    • ESXi
    • Vagrant
    • Windows
    • Screen Recording
    • Sublime Text 2
    • Vi
    • Reverse Engineering
    • RDP
    • TDS
    • HTTP
    • SSH
    • LDAPS
  • IST Ltd November 2009 - October 2010

    • Location Icon Reading
    • Size Icon ~20

    Solo developer on appvox.com, an app authoring tool that generated customised iPhone applications via a supporting website designed for non-technical users.

    Contracted on bespoke iPhone application development projects.

    • Ruby on Rails
    • Objective-C
    • JavaScript
    • MySQL
    • SysOps
    • Ubuntu
    • XCode
    • Textmate
    • Design
    • UX
    • RSS
  • Optimor April 2008 - November 2009

    • Location Icon Oxford
    • Size Icon ~6

    Lead Web Developer for a small team at billmonitor.com, a probabilistic price comparison engine that crawls & analyses your online bills, based on mathematics research from senior Oxford academics.

    • Start-up
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Python
    • Twisted
    • Web Scraping
    • MySQL
    • JavaScript
    • MongoDB
    • AWS
    • Ubuntu
    • Information Architecture
    • Textmate
  • John Speed LTD April 2008 - February 2017

    • Location Icon Winchester
    • Size Icon 2

    Technical Co-Founder on a jolly venture building Pelorus - business change software that used state propagation to track the health of a project.

    • Ruby on Rails
    • Sinatra
    • Linode
  • Monkwood Technologies July 2005 - April 2008

    • Location Icon Reading
    • Size Icon ~4

    Engineer in the two-person graduate development team that built CellQ, a mobile phone based virtual queuing system for theme parks. CellQ went live at a park in northern England in July 2007, and during peak seasons served more than 5,000 users a month.

    • Start-up
    • Java
    • JSP
    • .Net Compact
    • Struts
    • MySQL
    • JavaScript
    • MooTools
    • Design
    • UX
    • Web Design
    • SysOps
    • Linux
    • Eclipse
    • Real-Time SMS
  • Southampton University Preview Day System 2004

    Commissioned to create a system in PHP that registered preview day preferences and the advanced booking of events. The system went live in 2004, serving over a thousand university visitors. The system was run autonomously for another two years.

    • PHP
    • Web Design
    • Windows
    • MsSQL

Education

  • Southampton University October 2002 - July 2005

    Graduated with an Upper Second (2i) BSc in Computer Science.

    Third year dissertation: “Accessible Secure Communication” Received 1st

    Created a fully functional networked Instant Messenger system in C♯ that uses Asymmetric and Symmetric cryptography to secure, sign and verify messages.