Information Technology (Merit), Infosecurity, Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0 @
Management Associate @ Group Research From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Consultant @ Worked with Deutsche Börse Innovation Management to implement an ideas exchange, a prediction market and electronic trading platform for ideas. Ideas Exchange, targeted to be used by over 3,500 employees across the firm, is used by the firm to identify creative ideas and
Management Associate @ Group Research From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Consultant @ Worked with Deutsche Börse Innovation Management to implement an ideas exchange, a prediction market and electronic trading platform for ideas. Ideas Exchange, targeted to be used by over 3,500 employees across the firm, is used by the firm to identify creative ideas and opportunities for firm improvement From May 2014 to October 2014 (6 months) Frankfurt Area, GermanySummer Analyst @ From June 2014 to August 2014 (3 months) London, United KingdomPresident @ UCL Financial Industry Series is a student-run forum which organises high-impact talks, debates and conferences on critical financial topics with a focus on markets, cutting-edge research and high-profile networking, catering to students and practising professionals.
As the President, I was in-charge of the leadership and direction of the society, heading a team of 20 directors and officers, organising 10 key events attended by over 500 students and professionals over the 2013/2014 academic year. Events include the annual Financial Markets Conference which was attended by over 300 participants including students all over the UK and professionals.
Oct 2012 - May 2013, Chief Technology Officer. In-charge of IT strategy and all technology operations of the society including the website, server and social media presence. Organised a 24 hour hackathon "Hackin' The City" which brought together 55 students from 12 top UK universities to pit their skills against each other in a round-the-clock coding challenge, in partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network (FS KTN) and Level39 Technology Accelerator. From October 2012 to May 2014 (1 year 8 months) Summer Insight Week Intern @ One of the 58 selected interns in the EMEA region with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The week included company presentations and work shadowing in the Global Markets and Risk Technology Division and the Technology Infrastructure Division. Worked on and presented a group presentation on regulatory issues to senior employees from the firm. From September 2013 to September 2013 (1 month) London, United KingdomSummer Intern @ From July 2013 to August 2013 (2 months) London, United KingdomSpring Intern @ One of the 40 selected spring interns for the EMEA region with J.P. Morgan Technology Division.
Internship entains work shadowing, company presentations and a 2 day coding challenge. Worked on developing and optimising a Black-Scholes Implied Volatility engine which reads market data feeds and publishes corresponding implied volatility values. From April 2013 to April 2013 (1 month) London, United KingdomSystem Administrator @ Responsible for the installation, configuration and uptime of the company’s Unix (Debian and Mac OS X) servers and services, playing a consultant role to provide recommendations on server-related issues and new server deployment.
Writing of shell scripts to automate business operations and application packaging on the OS X platform using Xcode tools.
Implementation of technologies such as Kerio Mail Server, Barracuda Spam Firewall, Enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO). From January 2007 to September 2012 (5 years 9 months) Development Technologist @ Mentoring and training students participating in competitions in the area of advanced network technologies, systems integration and Unix/Windows operating systems, leading them to win awards.
Configuring and troubleshooting of network and IT systems. From March 2010 to September 2010 (7 months)
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science, First Class Honours @ University College London From 2012 to 2015 Information Technology (Merit), Infosecurity, Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0 @ Nanyang Polytechnic From 2006 to 2010 GCE O Levels @ Nan Hua High School From 2002 to 2005 Eric Thiam Shui Tan is skilled in: Project Management, Event Management, Social Media, Unix, Java, Operating Systems, SQL, OS X, Windows, Security, Web Development, Python, Event Planning, Mac OS X, PostgreSQL