Samuel Littley Passionate about programming and theatre

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details

  • Name: Samuel Morgan Littley
  • Email: samuel <at> samuellittley.me
  • Phone: By request, please email.
  • Address: By request, please email.

Education and Qualifications

  • University of Oxford, Keble College (2012 - 2016)
    • MCompSci Computer Science, 1st Class
  • Clitheroe Royal Grammar School inc. Sixth Form Centre (2005 - 2012)
    • GCSE - English Literature, Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, German, French (A*); ICT, Geography (A); English Language (B)
    • FSMQ - Additional Maths (A)
    • AS - Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Computing, German (A)
    • A2 - Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Computing (A*)

Employment and Experience

  • Google UK Ltd (4th December 2017 - )
    • Transfered back to the UK, continuing to work on the same products.
    • Moved to a new team in January 2019 working on reliability of the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Google Ireland Ltd (18th July 2016 - 3rd December 2017)
    • Site Reliability Engineering Software Engineer working on the Google Search Apps for Android and iOS, and Google Play Services.
  • Semmle Ltd (29th June - 2nd October 2015)
    • Worked on a Sublime Text plugin integrating the company’s core software analysis products with the text editor, and a web based interface to the company’s analysis querying platform.
    • Made extensive use of Python for the Sublime Text plugin, using a single code base for both versions of Sublime Text (supporting Python 2.6 and 3.3)
    • Used Java for the query web interface project.
  • Google UK Ltd (6th July - 3rd October 2014)
    • Worked on a project automating analysis of historical production date to determine relationships between demand and resources used, to aid with future capacity planning.
    • Made extensive use of Python, using pandas for data manipulation and statistical analysis
  • Fatsoma Ltd (June - September 2013)
    • Developed and manages multiple Wordpress multisite networks, with multiple custom plugins for system management and interaction with other services such as Facebook, Twitter and the Fatsoma ticketing system.
    • Some server administration
    • Some development of Wordpress themes from provided graphical designs
  • Outdoor Action Ltd (June 2009 - September 2012)
    • Worked part time as a sales assistant in the Blackburn store, working with customers and in stockrooms.
    • Also a small amount of work on features for their website (now superseded)
  • Fatsoma Ltd (July - September 2012)
    • Development of Wordpress themes from provided graphical designs.
    • Some feature development
  • CommGen Bateo GmbH (27th August - 10th September 2011)
    • German Speaking Work Experience
    • Experience building custom consumer PCs from components
    • Also some troubleshooting and repairs
  • Fatsoma Ltd (21st - 25th February 2011)
    • Work Experience
    • Development of a simple webapp to track the company’s in-house table football league
    • Use of proprietary software to design and build mini-sites for clients
    • Some work with Wordpress and Facebook social plugins
  • Pollard Brothers (September 2006 - June 2009)
    • Sunday Morning Paperround
    • Approx 40 papers on a 1.5 mile route
  • Worms Eye Geotechnical
    • Work Experience (1 week)
    • Some Computer Aided Design
    • Some analysis of soil samples
    • Some paperwork

Programming Skills

  • Python: Proficient
  • Go: Proficient
  • HTML: Proficient
  • CSS: Proficient
  • JavaScript: Intermediate
  • Java: Intermediate
  • C++: Basic

Theatre Experience

  • The Seagull, LX Op, Tower Theatre, November 2018
  • To Kill A Mockingbird, Get-In, Tower Theatre, October 2018
  • Wolf Hall, Get-In, Brideswell Theatre (a Tower Theatre production), July 2018
  • Blue/Orange, Get-In/LX Op, Upstairs at the Gatehouse (a Tower Theatre production), July 2018
  • Antigone, Get-In/Sound Op, Theatro Technis (a Tower Theatre production), June 2018
  • TEDx Oxford 2016, co-Technical Director/Deputy Stage Manager, New Theatre Oxford, February 2016
  • The Three Musketeers, Production Manager, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, November 2015
  • Hamlet, Production Manager, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, November 2015
  • Singin’ In The Rain, Production Electrician, October 2015
  • Passion, Production Manager, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, May 2015
  • Jekyll & Hyde, Production Electrics, Pembroke Pichette Auditorium, May 2015
  • King Lear, Production Manager, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, February 2015
  • The Effect, Production Manager, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, February 2015
  • TEDx Oxford 2015, Lighting Designer, New Theatre Oxford, January 2015
  • Too Much, Too Young, LX Op, Burton Taylor Studio, January 2015
  • Assassins, Production Manager, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, November 2014
  • Drama Cuppers Festival 2014, Production Manager, Burton Taylor Studio, November 2014
  • Bouncers, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, October 2014
  • The Furies, LX Op, Oxford Playhouse, October 2014
  • Why Does The Queen Die, Rigger/Casual Crew, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, October 2014
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Lighting Designer, Queen’s College Gardens, May 2014
  • Lord of the Flies, Lighting Designer, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, May 2014
  • The History Boys, Lighting Designer, Oxford Playhouse, April 2014
  • New Writing Festival 2014, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, March 2014
  • Sweeney Todd, Production Electrics, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, February 2014
  • In Her Eyes, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, January 2014
  • TEDx Oxford 2014, Lighting Designer, New Theatre Oxford, January 2014
  • 100, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, November 2013
  • Drama Cuppers Festival 2013, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, November 2013
  • Producers, Lighting Designer, Oxford Playhouse, October 2013
  • Spoonface Steinberg, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, October 2013
  • Arcadia, Production Electrics/LX Op, Oxford Playhouse, October 2013
  • Midnight at the Rue Morgue, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, May 2013; CLF Art Cafe London, June 2013; TheSpaceUK Cabaret, Edinburgh Fringe, August 2013
  • The Merchant of Venice, Assistant Stage Manager, Worcester College Gardens and Lake, June 2013
  • Some Funny, Co-Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, May 2013
  • Frost/Nixon, LX Op, Oxford Union Debating Chamber, May 2013
  • Comic Mysteries, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, May 2013
  • La Vida Es Sueno, Production Electrics/LX Op, Oxford Playhouse, April 2013
  • Keble Arts Festival, Technical Director, Keble O’Reilly Theatre, April 2013,
  • New Writing Festival 2013, Assistant Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, February 2013
  • Another Country, Production Electrics/LX Op, Oxford Playhouse, Feburary 2013
  • Bluebeard, Lighting Designer, Burton Taylor Studio, February 2013
  • Angels in America, Production Electrics/LX Op, Oxford Playhouse, January 2013
  • O Human Child, Lighting Designer, Wadham Moser Theatre, November 2012
  • Isobel, Production Electrics/LX Op, Burton Taylor Studio, October 2012