Sam Houghton

London, England ยท 07863474275

Currently working for Accenture as a Cyber Security Analyst for the graduate program.


Cyber Security Analyst

Accenture MSS

Working as part of the MSS team within the Accenture UK Security group. Working on various projects and delivering different workstreams to clients.

June 2021-Current

Network Administator

Revolution Networks

Graduated from Lincoln University in 2019 with a 2:1 (Hons) Computer Science degree and moved to Ottawa, Canada. Secured an IT team role in the networking industry, helping major clients such as Porsche, Audi, and other major companies in the Ottawa area to develop, design, and maintain their networks. As part of a small team of five, I gained broad and deep experience with clients, network architecture and helped customers navigate through an unprecedented year. Within the role, I dealt with significant cyber-security attacks, implementation and support of critical customer networks and ensuring the company was presented professionally and with excellence. This job gave me invaluable confidence, depth and experience in my first professional role. I was the lead designer and manager of the entire backup solutions, both onsite and offsite for over a petabyte of data.

May 2019 - March 2021

Web Design Intern

Aviva Insurance

An exciting experience to learn and understand how a global organisation develops Web applications through the design phase to the end release phase of the product. I developed my own website with a lead designer and web developer to provide valuable experience. I operated as part of a scrum team and learned more valuable experience on continuous integration and development models.

May 2016 - June 2016

Warehouse Operator

Orbital Solutions

Working in a warehouse using high tech systems to deliver a final product on time to the customer. Worked long hours and always had to achieve an end goal of a day. Tense environment for a part-time job while working at university to achieve my degree. I worked this job on and off through different summers.

December 2015 - March 2019

Betting Engineer


Whilst at university, I also worked as an engineer for the horseracing companies which needed help on race days with betting equipment such as computers, ticket machines and more. I worked on the go at various locations around the race courses to identify and locate issues with computers. This was a high-intensity job that involved a high amount of customer interactions.

July 2015 - December 2019

Website Developer

Personal Interest

I have also worked on numerous personal websites and projects. These can be viewed on my GitHub or can be seen by following the links below. More can be requested as some as not available or are currently not in use. The main ones in use are the moment are:

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Test Website for Revolution Networks


University of Lincoln
United Kingdom

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science
Modules include:
- Autonomous Robotics
- Final Year Project on Chrome Extensions
- Object-Orientated Programming
- Databases and Solutions
August 2016 - May 2019

York College

BTEC Qualification in Software Engineering

Grades: Distinction* Distinction* Distinction*

September 2014 - May 2016

Pocklington Grammar School

GCSE Grades
August 2009 - May 2014


Programming Languages & Tools
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Agile Development & Scrum


I have taken part in different volunteering to gain more experience. Some of the volunteering takes place at the university of Lincoln and at York college where I helped in doing tours of the campus and explaining to potential students about the different campuses. I have also volunteered for different master research studies to help and aid research projects in their progress. This includes projects on robotics and the study of psychology when people play video games. My hobbies include a passionate interest in Formula 1, playing football and Gaming. In my teens, I lived with my family in Chicago, USA for four years and travelled extensively.


References for my previous employers can be given at any point.

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