Experienced Software Architect
|Located:||Harderwijk, The Netherlands|
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.
- Designed and developed software for Taxidia, an automated outbound cash order solution, custom built for Travelex to improve the quality and lowers the costs of their cash processing operations.
- Designed and developed software for the 4D dispenser, an automated machine for filling medicine pouches.
- Designed and developed software for GIS, a web-based information system for tracking project details.
- Designed and developed software for the STS Load Station, a machine for filling trays with special tablets.
- Designed and implemented the new DNS and email infrastructure for SARA and its customers.
|Linux, OpenBSD||14 yrs|
|Database design||14 yrs|
|PostgreSQL, MariaDB||10 yrs|
|Software design||7 yrs|
|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|
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