Hello

I'm Tom, scroll down to find out more about me.

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Skills

Low Level Languages
C, Java
Higher-Level Languages
Python, JavaScript, jQuery
Version Control
Git, GitHub, SVN
Other
HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap4, SQL, Scrum, experience working in Unix and Linux Systems

Things I've done

Software Developer CSIRO, Brisbane | 2/2019 - 7/2019

During this time I have been working on a GeoSpatial Web App aimed at providing insights for Sugar Cane Farmers. I have been part of a small team working with Google Earth Engine, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.


  • Google Earth Engine
  • JavaScript
  • Agile
  • HTML5
Calcurse Email Automation June 2019

After being frustrated with having to use my computer to check my appointments and todo tasks on calcurse I wrote this script to have my schedule and tasks emailed to me daily.

Check it out here
  • Python
  • Crontab
  • Calcurse
Full Stack Web Developer Labrys, Brisbane | 11/2017 - 2/2018

I was responsible for redesigning and developing the company’s website. This included using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery to create a beautiful, responsive website in an Agile environment.


  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Agile
  • HTML5

University of Newcastle Science and Information Technology Excellence Award

2016
WeathAlert January 2019

After talking with a friend in the agricultural industry, I used Swift in conjunction with the Open Weather Maps API to create an iOS app which automatically monitored the weather and alerted farmers when conditions were right to plant, spray or harvest rather them having to wake up hourly throughout the night to check conditions.


  • Swift
  • Open Weather Maps API
  • JavaScript
  • iOS

Fixes my internet every time

My Mum
Full Stack Developer Encompass Therapy, Singleton | 4/2019 - Present

During this time I worked in a freelance capacity working with a client to implement a responsive business website. Work has continued since deployment to alter and maintain this site.


  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
Private Tutor

I have tutored students in a variety of subjects for the past 3 years. Recently these subjects have included Introduction to Computer Systems, Introduction to Software Engineering. During these subjects I have taught Python, including OOP principles and other foundational programming concepts, microcontroller development and basic Assembly programming.


  • Python
  • C

About me

Hi! I'm Tom, a software engineering student at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. I've been working with software since year 9, and have completed projects for the Web, iOS and the console.

I love creating beautiful solutions for complex problems either in a team, or independently.

I will graduate from my degree at the end of 2021 but I am always interested in experiencing more of the industry, so if you have a use for any of my skills, please get in touch!

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Education

University of Queensland 2017 - Present

Completing a Bachelor of Engineering (Software), Graduating end of 2020


Academic Achievements
GPA of 6.4, Two-time recipient of Dean’s Commendation, Member of EAIT Scholars Program
Courses Studied
  • Programming in the Large
  • Intro to Computer Systems
  • Intro to Information Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Computer Systems Principles and Programming
  • Design Computing Studio 2
  • Computer Networks
  • The Software Process
  • Human-Computer Interaction

St Catherine's Catholic College, Singleton

Graduated 2016


Awards
College Dux, College Leader
First in Diocese
Software Development and Design, Advanced Mathematics
First in College
Software Development and Design, Advanced Mathematics, Extension Mathematics, Physics

Contact Me

email | baxter.t98@gmail.com

phone | +61 401 631 413