Richard Bamford

Co-Founder and Lead Software Developer at FOSSA Systems
Developer for Advisory & Risk Management Solutions.

Project Showcase

Work Experience

Co-Founder and Lead Software Developer

FOSSA Systems
2018 - Present

Developing the software systems onboard the pocketqube project, FOSSASAT-1.

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Technologies used:

  • Arduino
  • C
  • JPL Specification
  • Github
  • NodeJS
  • Javascript
  • Wordpress

Systems Developer

Advisory & Risk Management Solutions
2016 - Present

To develop internal tools and multiple products based around arduinos, android phones and websites.


University of Manchester

  • CROAC - Android app that uses audio analysis to detect different species of frogs in Costa Rica.

Network Rail/Digital Rail

  • ElbowTie - A hazord log visualizer in javascript html5 canvas.

Internal tooling

  • Finderscope - A PHP website using koolreport to report expenses and timesheets through graphs. Uses koolreport.

Technologies used:

  • Android
  • C#
  • Xamarin
  • Python
  • NodeJS
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • KoolReport

Placement developer

Daresbury Science and Innovation Laboratory
2011 - 2012

Used 2D Graphics library LOVE2D and the language Lua to render the path of charged particles on a display. The particle paths were given through a simulation which runs before the real synchotron runs as a test case.

  • Love2D
  • Lua
  • Scientific complex data handling

Skills & Tools

  • Android
  • IOS
  • Arduino
  • C++
  • Unity 3D
  • Xamarin
  • C#
  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • Lua
  • Blender
  • Audacity
  • Linux
  • NodeJS