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MILEN'S RÉSUMÉ

A (very) short summary of my life.

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I am a software engineer who holds a Masters degree (First Class Honours) in Computer Science from Imperial, while also being an Associate of the City & Guilds Institute (ACGI).

Thesis

My thesis explored the idea of symbolically executing distributed software as an approach to finding bugs in complex software and was awarded the Microsoft Research Prize. Symbolic Execution of Distributed Software can be downloaded in PDF form.

Education

  • Imperial College London (London, England; 2007 — 2011)
    • M. Eng., Computer Science
  • The Judd School (Kent, England; 2005 — 2006)
    • A-Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Computing & Physics

Achievements

  • Governors' Prize for best overall result in graduating class (Imperial – 2011)
  • Microsoft Research Prize for thesis on symbolic execution (Imperial – 2011)
  • Olav Beckman Prize for an outstanding Laboratory Group Project (Imperial – 2009)
  • Formicary.net Prize for Academic Achievement (Imperial – 2008)
  • Morgan Stanley Prize for Academic Achievement (Imperial – 2008)
  • Deutsche Bank Prize for Artificial Intelligence Project (Imperial – 2008)
  • Further Mathematics Prize (The Judd School – 2006)
  • Computing Prize (The Judd School – 2005)

Work History

  • Software Engineer at Facebook (Sep 2015 — Present)
    • Tech Lead on AR Studio
    • Software Engineer on Buck (Swift)
    • Software Engineer on Facebook for iOS
    • Software Engineer on React Native
  • Founder of Helftone (Feb 2012 — Aug 2015)
    • Helftone is a small software studio making apps for iOS and Mac OS X.
    • Helftone are the co-creators and software engineers behind the critically-acclaimed Clear, starting from the app's inception up until July 2014.
    • Created and developed Monodraw, an advanced ASCII art editor for the Mac.
  • Co-creator & Engineer of Clear (Nov 2011 — July 2014)
  • Lead Engineer & Co-Founder of Clean Cut Code (October 2010 — October 2012)
  • Cocoa Intern at Realmac Software (April 2010 — September 2010)
    • Details cannot be disclosed at this time due to confidentiality agreements
  • Lead Engineer & Co-Founder of The Cosmic Machine (May 2008 — October 2009)
  • Software Engineer at Imperial (August 2008 — September 2008)
  • Lead Engineer & Co-Founder at Garageware (November 2007 — March 2008)
    • A small startup that was dissolved after a failed project.
  • Financial Planner & Analyst at Lloyds TSB (Oct 2006 — July 2007)
    • Part of the Consumer Banking division
    • Responsible for data integrity
  • Web Developer at Iroxa Creative Technology (October 2005 — July 2006)
    • Working with Ben on various projects.