I'm Matt Reid

Full Stack Software Engineer.^2000

Based in Guildford, UK.^500

About Me

My primary interests are Cloud and Mobile development, with a specific focus on Cyber Security, and creating various open-source tools to help me in my personal and professional projects. I also enjoy working with emerging technologies such as VR, Web3, and UAVs.

  • Name: Matthew Reid
  • Age: Years
  • Occupation: Software Engineer
  • Citizenship: British
  • Residence: Guildford
  • Email:
Work Experience
2020 - 2021
Software Engineer - Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

I started at Royal Surrey County Hospital in July 2020 as a Healthcare Assistant, predominantly working in the Emergency Department, and in September I started as an Industrial Placement Student in Scientific Computing. My role consisted of developing new and existing applications, always with a keen focus on security, using Docker and other modern web technologies for use around the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

2019 - 2020
Software Engineer - UrbanExp

Here I created a cross platform mobile app with a scalable backend on the Google Cloud Platform. I directly spoke to users, elliciting feedback and implementing changes across our systems.

2016 - Present

I've worked with clients to help create mobile apps, websites, backends, DevOps tools, and even site-to-site VPNs.

2018 - 2022
University of Surrey

  • • Computer Science BSc (Hons) (1st Class)
  • • Enrolled in Student Enterprise entrepreneurial program
  • • Chinese (Mandarin) Global Graduate Award (achieved 1st Class)
  • • Committee on Surrey First Aid society

2020 - 2021
National Extension College

A Levels

  • • Chemistry (grade A)

2016 - 2018
Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College

A Levels

  • • Computer Science (grade A)
  • • Maths (grade B)
  • • Physics (grade B)

2011 - Present
Self Study

I've been making projects since I was 11 - my first one being a VB.NET application to store password protected notes. More recently I've started completing Capture the Flag online events to enhance my cyber security skills.

Projects Spotlight
Voluntary Work

I volunteer with St John Ambulance (SJA) as a First Aider and was a Unit Manager. The unit is part of the First Aid society at my university for which I was also on committee.

As part of my roles, I taught first aid to people at the society and occasionally I'm asked to teach first aid outside of the university but my primary role as a First Aider is to administer first aid whenever required.

The GoodSAM (Smartphone Activated Medics) app alerts trained first aiders or health care professionals to cardic arrests in their immediate vincinity.

2019 - 2020
SJA - Unit Manager

As Unit Manager, I was responsible for the day to day running of the Surrey LINKS unit and its members.

2019 - Present
GoodSAM - Responder

After treating a cardiac arrest patient off duty, I decided to sign up for the GoodSAM platform.

2018 - Present
SJA - First Aider

I initally joined St John Ambulance as a First Aider through the First Aid Society at my university. During COVID, I volunteered in London at the NHS Nightingale Hospital London. I then volunteered at University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hosptial in their Emergency Departments.