Seng Jea

Curriculum Vitae

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University College of London, 09/2013 – 09/2014

Masters of Science (Networked Computer Systems)

  • Topics of study include Networked Systems, Distributed Systems, Multimedia Systems, Mobile and Cloud Computing, and Database Systems.
  • On track to complete the program in September 2014.

National University of Singapore, 08/2006 – 07/2010

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
Second Class (Upper) Honours

  • Specialised in RF Systems and Wireless Communication. Relevant courses include RF Communications, High Frequency Techniques, and Microwave Theory and Techniques, Digital Signal Processing.
  • Designed a TinyOS 2.x Bluetooth Stack for use on an embedded system, the BTNode, and programmed a proof-of-concept application which utilises RSSI information to determine the presence of other devices within a vicinity.
  • Awarded the University Scholars Programme Honour Roll for meritorious academic performance, active engagement in beyond-the-classroom learning, and significant contributions to the USP community.
  • Enrolled in an exchange programme for a semester in Finland with Helsinki University of Technology in 01/2009.


DevOps Engineer, Trainline, 09/2016 -

Software Engineer, BT, 09/2014 - 09/2016

  • Work in an Agile team that practices pair programming, code reviews, test driven development, and continuous integration.
  • Develop BT’s Future Voice API using Camel, Spring, Hibernate, and node.js. This includes experience in using ActiveMQ as a messaging bus across various systems.
  • Develop the deployment framework for BT’s Future Voice API using Bash. This includes automating the configuration of various applications to daemonizing Java applications for Unix.
  • Create and maintain Virtual Machines within VMware ESXi and Virtualbox for developers.
  • Delivered the Android version of the new UI for BT SmartTalk.
  • Wrote automated behavioural tests (in Cucumber) for Android apps using Calabash.
  • Deployed and maintain Jenkins for continuous integration. Configured new builds and automatic retest.

Product Engineer, Micron Semiconductor Inc, 09/2010 - 09/2012

  • Part of the team responsible for new product start-up and yield improvement.
  • Performed EFA on parts using Advantest ATE and in-house bench tools to identify design marginalities and provide suggestions for design improvement.
  • Monitored excursions and conversions by Fab and Assembly.
  • Written Perl/Python programs to simplify and automate data extraction and part handling.

Library Assistant, NUS Central Library, 08/2009 – 03/2010

  • Assisted library users to locate books as well as issued books which they have reserved.
  • Demonstrated the use of AV equipment to library users.
  • Sorted library books according to the US Library of Congress call numbers.

IT Intern, Knowledge Universe Singapore, 12/2007

  • Planned and configured computer networks at company premises.
  • Managed the transition of PABX telephone and network systems to newer premises.
  • Created backup copies of hard-drives for computer cloning.

Assistant Technician, Comptry Malaysia, 01/2006 - 03/2006

  • Troubleshoot and fixed computers for customers, configured computer networks for small offices and homes.
  • Programmed PHP scripts to extract data from the Internet and compile them into an eBook.
  • Filed invoices, receipts and purchase orders.


Android Developer, Calibre Sync, 01/2013 -

  • Developed an app that facilitates file transfer from Calibre to a mobile device over Wi-Fi. Calibre is an e-book management application. Newspapers that have been scheduled for download on Calibre would be automatically transferred to the mobile device once it enters the same Wi-Fi network as the Calibre.
  • App currently has over 15,000 active users and an average rating of 4 stars out of more than 200 reviews.

Technology Director, Start-Up@Singapore, 08/2007 - 07/2008

  • Created a PHP-based event-management portal for registration which manages user registration, attendance and correspondence. Portal automates the process of sending emails to users about future events.
  • Redesigned the existing online judging system to fit into the newer competition structure.
  • Consulted with the marketing department for a common design to be used for the website and marketing materials and implemented the web-designs as a theme on Drupal, a content management system.
  • Co-ordinated the update of the website with various departments within the organisation.

Webmaster, La Salle Secondary School, 01/2003 - 12/2005

  • Implemented Drupal and designed a theme for the website.
  • Wrote extensive documentation aimed at teachers and future students on how to maintain and update the website.
  • Administrated the shared Linux web server using CpanelX.