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Clare Priestley

Software Engineer

I did a BSc in Maths and Physics followed by a PhD in Astronomy. After deciding that a career in academia was not for me, I began working in Software Engineering in a Leeds based consultancy. I have worked developing applications in various programming languages, including C++, Java and Microsoft's .NET, integrating the latest technologies with our product. Six months ago I moved to Germany where I continue to work for the same company but based at home. With a broadband connection it's almost like being in the office without the commute. Every month I get to travel back to the UK to see my boss.