Martijn Rijkeboer

Experienced Software Architect

Located: Harderwijk, The Netherlands
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sru-systems.com
Github: github.com/sru-systems
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/martijnrijkeboer
Birthyear: 1980


As our reliance on software in our daily life has grown, so have the potential consequences of software failures. In order to mitigate the impact of software failures on businesses and customers, our software needs to be more reliable.

I take great pride in developing software my clients can depend on. As a veteran software and systems engineer with over a decade of experience, I bring tremendous amount of knowledge and a passion for software reliability to the software development landscape.


Core Expertise

Linux, OpenBSD 14 yrs
UML 14 yrs
Database design 14 yrs
SQL 14 yrs
PostgreSQL, MariaDB 10 yrs
Software design 7 yrs
C# 6 yrs
Haskell 3 yrs
Rust 1 yrs

Supporting Skills

Automation Ansible, CFEngine
Databases MongoDB, MsSQL, Riak, SQLite
Markup languages CSS, HTML, ConTeXt, LaTeX, Markdown
Programming languages Bash, C, Erlang, Java, Python, Ruby, VB.net
Protocols Protocol Buffers, RESTful, WCF, ZeroMQ
Version control Git, Subversion, CVS

Work Experience

Senior Architect / Owner SRU-Systems B.V. 2015 - Present

SRU-Systems is a software development agency dedicated to providing custom software solutions with a heavy emphasis on reliability. I founded SRU-Systems to move the current software landscape toward a focus on reliability over superfluous features.

IT Manager Global Cash Solutions 2014 - 2016

Global Cash Solutions is a global company specializing in cash processing optimization. As IT Manager, I lead the team responsible for software development and internal IT-infrastructure. Based on customer feedback, we are currently undertaking performance and user experience optimization of our Taxidia software.

Senior Software Architect Global Cash Solutions 2012 - 2013

As senior software architect, I designed and developed software for Taxidia. Taxidia is Global Cash Solutions' automated outbound cash order solution, custom built for Travelex to improve the quality and lowers the costs of their cash processing operations.

Software Architect Global Cash Solutions 2010 - 2012

As software architect, I designed software for Global Cash Solutions. Some key projects I worked on included designing and building software for the 4D dispenser, an automated machine for filling medicine pouches, and for GIS, the internal GCS information system designed to track details for all company projects.

Software Engineer HD Medi R&D B.V. 2009 - 2010

HD Medi provides solutions for automating pharmaceutical processes. In my capacity as a software engineer, I designed and built the software for the CCS, a machine for correcting medicine pouches. I also worked on the software for the WSU, a machine for winding and separating medicine pouches.

Software Engineer Axoll B.V. 2008 - 2009

Axoll develops automated solutions for the automotive and pharmaceutical industries. As a software engineer, I designed and developed underlying software behind various projects, including the STS Load Station, a machine for filling trays with special tablets, and the Axoll Information System, a tracking system for all of Axoll's projects.

Senior System Engineer SARA 2007 - 2008

SARA is an independent organization founded by the University of Amsterdam for the purpose of supporting scientific research by offering services in computing, data storage, and data visualization. As senior system engineer, I served as a unix and network specialist on the team responsible for administrating both client and internal servers. I also acted as my department's security manager. Additionally, I designed and implemented a new DNS and email infrastructure.

System Engineer SARA 2005 - 2007

As system engineer, I served as the unix and network administrator for both client and internal servers.

Part-time Teacher Hogeschool Utrecht 2004 - 2006

Hogeschool Utrecht is a university of applied sciences which prides itself on providing the highest quality of training to future professionals in the Utrecht region. As a part-time teacher in the computer science department, I taught and developed teaching material for the Introduction to Unix/Linux and Advanced Unix classes.


University of Amsterdam Master System & Network Administration, cum laude 2004 - 2005

Hogeschool Utrecht Bachelor Software Engineering 2001 - 2004


Dutch Native proficiency

English Full professional proficiency