Skills - Python; Java; bash; SQL; Ansible; Puppet; Docker; Vagrant; Systems administration
Academic Domains - Water engineering
Will Furnass is acting head of the University of Sheffield's Research Software Engineering team. The team is based in Computer Science and is academically lead but works closely with central IT and with research groups across the University. Whilst working as a RSE he has worked on several Python development projects plus several infrastructure projects; inc. JupyterHub for local HPC and services for medical data. Prior to that he developed numerical models of water distribution networks during his PhD and has also worked as an IT engineer in the film industry. Will is an accredited Carpentries instructor and was on the committee for the RSE 2018 conference.