Thomas Payne

Software and Electrical Engineer

mail: tom@darfk.netphone: +61 4 0321 4411web:


I am a technical, logical and reasonable individual with a passion for computer science, interactive entertainment and emerging technologies. I have a strong appreciation for solid, concise software; taking inspiration from the likes of Carmack and Torvalds.

Work Experience


Senior Developer from Feb 2020 to present

Silicon Labs (Sydney)

Embedded Systems Developer from 2018 to closure, 2019

As a private contractor

from Jan 2009 to Aug 2011, from Jan 2016 to Aug 2017

Modus Corporation

Developer from Aug 2011 to Dec 2014

redzWeb digital marketing

Developer from Jan 2008 to Feb 2009


Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) - Electrical Engineering

2023 - University of Wollongong

Electives: Wireless Communication Systems, Network Engineering, Embedded Systems.

Extra curricula activities: Participated in and organised events within the UOW maker space. Designed and developed software platform for robotics experiments. Placed in several annual innovation fair showcases.

Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development (Programming)

2010 - Academy of Interactive Entertainment Canberra

Technical Skills


Referees can be provided upon inquiry.

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