Kyle Orth


Current Course of Study

Currently studying Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology, majoring in Artificial Intelligence. Mid-year results 4 High Distinctions with a GPA of 4.0

Current Employment

Part-time teaching assistant at University of Technology, Sydney working 4 hours per week teaching third-year students in Computer Game Programming

Skills and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Information Technology with Distinction (UTS)
  • Programming languages - Java, C, C#, C++
  • Cisco CCNA certified, HTML/CSS knowledge and experienced with Linux
  • Android mobile application development – developed a mobile health tracking application
  • Windows Phone 7 mobile application development

Personal Strengths

  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration
  • Diligent
  • Organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Project planning
  • Passion for new technology

Education History

2010 – Present

Studying Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) at UTS

2008 – 2010

Completed Bachelor of Information Technology (Scholarship course) at UTS with Distinction (GPA: 3.47)

2006 – 2007

Completed Cisco CCNA networking course at Meadowbank TAFE

2002 – 2007

Completed HSC at Normanhurst Boys High School in 2007 (UAI: 91.25)

Work Experience

2011 – Present

Working as a Teaching Assistant at University of Technology, Sydney

2010 – 2011

Part time role at CustomWare

  • Led a team of 6 working on one of the largest projects for CustomWare, extending over 12 months to develop customised content and database migration tools for a website
  • Worked with IT support to migrate over 500 repositories from Subversion to Mercurial, update connections to all existing systems, and trained staff to use the new version control system

2008 – 2010

Awarded a 3 year scholarship for full-time study in Bachelor of Information Technology at UTS including formal six-month placements at two IT firms:

Internship at IBM (2008)

  • Worked in a small team to migrate over 1,000 phones into a new VoIP system, including planning, installation and support
  • Completed several smaller projects for customisations to systems used by the team

Internship at CustomWare (2010)

  • Worked on a large volume of small web-based projects using Confluence
  • Utilised my consulting skills for a number of customers for customisations and technical support

2005 – 2007

High school work experience for one week in years 10, 11 and 12 at Cisco and IBM

Other achievements

  • Member of the Golden Key Honours Society (International high achievers program)
  • Selected for a feature story on students completing University degrees in gaming, presented on ABC’s Good Game Spawn Point this year (
  • Accepted to the Dean’s list 2010 (UTS)

Sport and Interests

  • Computer game programming
  • Competitive soccer
  • Social gaming
  • Tennis
  • Mobile development