Senior Software Engineer - BigData, Distributed Systems at Natwest Markets
London, United Kingdom
Senior Software Engineer
January 2014 to Present
London, United Kingdom
2012 to 2013
City University London
Research fellow in Information Security
2012 to 2013
London, United Kingdom
Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS)
Senior Research Software Development Engineer [Contractor]
September 2006 to 2013
Demokritos National Center For Scientific Research
Software Engineer - Researcher
May 2005 to October 2005
University of Bristol
MSc Communication Systems and Signal Processing Communications Video/Image Processing Information Theory
2008 to 2009
University of the Aegean
BEng Information and Communication Systems Engineering Computer Science
2000 to 2005
National Technical University of Athens
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
I am working on the Mendeley Product used by 2.5 million users. Mendeley Ltd. startup acquired by Elsevier. Mainly developing in C++, Qt, Python, RESTful Web Services, Integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). I am working on the Mendeley Product used by 2.5 million users. Mendeley Ltd. startup acquired by Elsevier. Mainly developing in C++, Qt, Python, RESTful Web Services, Integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
What company does George Vafiadis work for?
George Vafiadis works for Elsevier
What is George Vafiadis's role at Elsevier?
George Vafiadis is Senior Software Engineer
What industry does George Vafiadis work in?
George Vafiadis works in the Banking industry.
Computer Science: Software Development (C++, Scala, Haskell, Python, Java), Algorithms, Functional Programming, Distributed Systems, Compilers, Cloud Computing, Big Data (Hadoop, Spark), Data MiningSenior Software Engineer @ I am working on the Mendeley Product used by 2.5 million users. Mendeley Ltd. startup acquired by Elsevier. Mainly developing in C++, Qt, Python, RESTful Web Services, Integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). From January 2014 to Present (2 years) London, United KingdomResearch Engineer @ Collaboration with City University. Funded by Optimis (Optimized Cloud Infrastructure Services) EU FP7 Project. Research and Development work on Cloud Security Systems. Co-inventor of 5 patents. From 2012 to 2013 (1 year) United KingdomResearch fellow in Information Security @ Collaboration with BT and ICCS. Funded by Optimis (Optimized Cloud Infrastructure Services) EU FP7 Project. From 2012 to 2013 (1 year) London, United KingdomSenior Research Software Development Engineer [Contractor] @ LeanBigData EU: A €6.15 million project building an ultra-scalable and ultra-efficient integrated big data platform addressing important open issues in big data analytics. Ipromotion National Project: National project for virtual reality, 3D model search, remote graphics rendering for cloud based applications. I have worked on the Cloud Storage system supporting efficient handling of big data and implemented the query sub-system using Hadoop map/reduce methodology. [CUDA, C++, Java, Hadoop, Scala] Optimis EU Project: A €10 million total budget project to deliver a specification and toolkit that can be used to construct next-generation optimised cloud architectures. Developed the Data Management module and implemented optimisation algorithms enhancing Hadoop (risk, cost, security). I have implemented map/reduce algorithms in Hadoop for processing large amount of data logs. [Java, Hadoop, MapReduce, RESTful Web Services, Python, Tomcat, Linux] EuroFOT EU Project: A €22 million total budget project to assess the impact from the usage of intelligent vehicle systems through data collection using on-board sensors from 1500 vehicles for one year. I was responsible for the design and implementation of a distributed storage system used to analyse and run data mining algorithms. [Java, Hadoop, MySQL, Python, PHP] Safespot EU Project: A €38 million total budget project for road accidents prevention via a safety margin assistant. I have developed the Situation Refinement Module (part of the Data Fusion platform), a critical system providing accurate map matching and future trajectories for all vehicles/objects around a moving vehicle in real time (80ms). [C++, Qt, CUDA, OpenCV, Kalman Filters] From September 2006 to 2013 (7 years) Software Engineer - Researcher @ European Project with the goal to implement an Active Service Network Middleware providing Quality of Service, and flexible service adaption to the end-user. Implemented research work in the field of distributed software components, web services, video streaming, network protocols and XML RPC using C++, Ruby, MySQL, XML and SOAP. From May 2005 to October 2005 (6 months) MSc Communication Systems and Signal Processing, Communications, Video/Image Processing, Information Theory @ University of Bristol From 2008 to 2009 BEng Information and Communication Systems Engineering, Computer Science @ University of the Aegean From 2000 to 2005 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) @ National Technical University of Athens George Vafiadis is skilled in: Cryptography, Algorithms, Security, Software Development, Information Theory, Data Structures, PKI, Machine Learning, Signal Processing, Digital Signatures, Image Processing, Parallel Computing, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
2 year(s), 3 month(s)
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