Résumé

Education

Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY, USA
Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in All Subjects, May 2007
Major in Physics (Magna Cum Laude), Major in Computer Science
Cumulative GPA: 4.1834, Dean’s List: 6 semesters
Degree Marshal, Commencement 2007 (Highest GPA from College of Arts and Sciences)

Summary

  • Lifelong interest and proficiency in computers and Computer Science
  • Able to learn unfamiliar material independently or with minimal guidance from superiors
  • Multiple years of experience as web developer, helping to write/maintain/troubleshoot web applications
  • Multiple years of experience in graphic/web design and desktop publishing for various clients

Awards

  • Team Member of Open Category 3rd Prize Winner (BurnIn) for Hackathon@SG 2015
  • Overseas Merit Scholarship (Teaching), Public Service Commission, Singapore, 2003

Work Experience

Present

Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore
Curriculum Resource Development Officer (Computer Education)

Developed resources and co-wrote textbook for O-Level Computing. Also contributed to the development of Computer Applications, O-Level Computing and H2 Computing syllabuses.

2014–2015

Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore
Education Support Officer

Contributed to enhancing support for low-progress students in Singapore.

  • Provided inputs for multiple reports and policy papers.
  • Performed data analysis and reporting of enrolment trends.
  • Coordinated working groups to develop syllabuses and teaching resources for two new MOE-ITE Applied Subjects on Smart Electrical Technology and Mobile Robotics.

2013–2014

Planning Division, Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore
Assistant Director (Library & Learning)

Assisted in formulating, implementing and reviewing policies related to the National Library and National Archives of Singapore.

  • Provided recommendations and amendments for multiple policies.
  • Coordinated overall efforts by agencies under the Ministry of Communications and Information to celebrate Singapore’s 50 years of independence.

2013

Strategic Communications and Engagement Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore
Strategic Communications Executive

Co-designed communication plans and coordinated engagement sessions with teachers, parents and students.

  • Evaluated use of Business Analytics software for sentiment analysis.
  • Provided graphic design and copy for various infographics, collaterals and other visual communication aids.

2010–2012

Jurong Secondary School, Ministry of Education, Singapore
Teacher

Taught Physics/Science and Computer Applications to students from all academic courses. Served as teacher-in-charge for Editorial Board (publications) in 2011 and Explorers Club (science and robotics) in 2012.

2007–2009

Applied Behavioural Sciences Department, Ministry of Defence, Singapore
Administrative Assistant

Performed survey data analysis and research for the Applied Behavioural Sciences Department (now Defence Psychology Department).

  • Independently produced Microsoft Excel and OpenOffice.org Calc macros to automate data analysis and report generation.

2006–2007

College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Web Developer

Maintained college web server and provided support for departmental web sites.

  • Migrated multiple PHP/ASP.NET/Perl applications to a new machine with minimal disruption in service.
  • Developed AJAX-based collaboration tools for Professor Satya Mohanty of the English department.
  • Also developed AJAX-based Annual Report application for internal use.

2004–2007

Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
CS 100 Consultant

Answered questions about coursework and helped man a consultation desk which students could visit for help. Also assisted in grading exams and homework.

Computer Skills

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10
  • macOS Sierra
  • Linux (Ubuntu, Raspbian)

Languages

  • Fluent in C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Objective-C, PHP, Python, Ruby, Swift, Visual Basic for Applications

Software

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop CC, After Effects CC, Premiere CC, InDesign CC)
  • Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)