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Jacob Ashdown

Technical Lead architecting apps from inception to production. Full Stack Engineer working in Typescript, Node, PHP, Ruby, Python. Engineering Manager mentoring, line managing, planning and delivering with agility as Scrum Master. UK Resident and Dual UK and EU National. See my Github profile. References and more code examples available on request. Get on touch at

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MSc in Internet Systems - Durham University - Java, Ruby, Project management.
BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics - 2:1 - Durham University - Focus on Economics and Philosophy - in particular econometrics and philosophy of science.

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Professional Experience: - Multiple Roles - London, Kinshasa, Khartoum, Remote

Lead Engineer and L1 Engineering Manager, Web Apps - March 2022 to November 2023

Lead Engineer, Flow Interoperability Project - August 2020 to February 2022

Lead Engineer, Core Platform - March 2019 to July 2020

Lead Engineer, Custom Applications - March 2018 to February 2019

Senior Full Stack Engineer, Custom Applications - October 2016 to March 2018

GOV.UK - Government Digital Service - Cabinet office - Developer - London - September 2013 to October 2015

Built dashboards to show the performance of over 800 services provided by the UK central government, this involved:

Funding Circle - Developer - London - August 2011 to September 2013

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