Rachel MacWilliam BA(Hons)
30 Burnaby Street
DE24 8RL
United Kingdom

Key Skills:

○ C# ○ MySQL
○ CSS ○ Win Forms
○ HTML5 ○ Web Forms
○ Javascript ○ Team Foundation Server
○ AngularJS ○ Atlassian
○ NodeJS ○ Microsoft Azure


CommonTime Ltd – Derby UK
Support Developer, May 2016 – Present

Supported, updated and maintained clients’ applications and infrastructure. Due to the variety of businesses and systems I gained an understanding of Azure’s Cloud Services, MySQL, version control services and added to my existing knowledge of programming languages. I also carry out code changes/new feature requests, build and update SQL databases and develop small standalone applications for internal use.

Key Projects:

  • Private Taxi/Courier/Chauffer Service ~5,000 users
  • Waste Management and Recycling Solutions ~5,000 users
  • Customer Service Platform Migration – internal use

SNC-Lavalin Rail and Transit (previously Interfleet Technology Ltd) – Derby, UK
Trainee Software Developer, November 2013 – April 2016

This position was within a small in-house software team of 2.5 full time resources. Between us we managed the software needs of over 600 staff across the world. We also accepted development work from our commercial software team when they were under-resourced.

Over the three years I worked within the team I supported, developed, upgraded and maintained the company Intranet, in-house financial systems, assignment management systems and human resource management systems using T-SQL, Microsoft SQL Server Studio 2012, ASP.NET, C# and Visual Basic. My last project with the company was lead developer for the integration of in-house financial and assignment management systems into the company’s German entity. This entailed rewriting VB.NET systems into C# and creating new German language web UI using ASP.NET, LINQ, HTML and JavaScript. During my employment I traveled to customers’ locations to provide on-site training and support, both in the UK and abroad.

Key Projects:

  • Project Unite
  • Competency Management System
  • Beacon Management System

SNC-Lavalin Rail and Transit (previously Interfleet Technology Ltd) – Derby, UK
Consultant, August 2012 – October 2013

In this role I developed bespoke Excel VBA based applications to automatically track assignment progress and monitor workloads of a specialist team of approximately 60 engineers. I also translated engineering standards and supplier documentation from German into English. During slow periods I created proposal letters for tendered items of work. After training I used OpenTrack railway planning simulation software to investigate the effect of possible route changes on the railway network.

Other Experience

Self Employed, June 2006 – July 2012

I translated health and safety documentation and chemical registration documents for a Chemical Health and Safety consultancy.
I also worked for a property developer, translating property listings, surveys and builders reports.


Training Courses:

  • Developing Web Applications Using HTML5
  • The C# Programming Language
  • Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Database

University of Warwick, Warwickshire
German Studies BA(Hons)

Queen Elizabeth Cambria, Carmarthenshire
A-Levels: German –  A, French – B, Psychology – B

Netherwood Independent School, Pembrokeshire
11 GCSEs between A* and C grade, including Maths, English and Science (Triple Award)