Seamus is an mechatronics engineer whose skills range from automation, programming and CAD design through to UAV piloting. In 2014 Seamus was runner up in the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand, Auckland Branch, GT Murray Memorial Award, for his presentation on Engineering Research and Design for robotics.

In 2015, he coached the Manukau Institute of Technology robotics team for the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition.

Working at LanzaTech gained him exposure to wide ranging projects from programming to instrumentation installations and laboratory automation.