A 27-year-old Software Engineer with a passion for Web, Java and Writing
I also end up learing about things that I otherwise wouldn't get into contact with. New frameworks, new tools, architectural solutions to problems, how to be professional in trickier situations. They're of a smaller scope, but so very important.
Bachelor of Computer Science, Application Development
Studied my bachelor at Thomas More (then called Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen)
My course specialisation focussed on Application Development.
During my coursework, I wrote a thesis on Analyzing Flow Cytometry Data Using KNIME Workflows. Additionally, I did an internship during my last year with the medical research company Janssen Pharmaceuticals in Beerse, Belgium
I graduated Cum Laude in 20112008 - 2011
Start at Realdolmen, Accademict Program
I started, right after my graduation, at Realdolmen with their Accademict Program. This bootcamp for recent-graduates aimed to bridge the gap between college and the current ICT work field. We went through several weeks of lessons on coding, frameworks and tools.
I was able to start as a Junior Software Engineer after this course.End of 2011
Achieved my first certification at the start of 2012 and became a Java Standard Edition 6 Programmer Certified Professional (1Z0-851).Start 2012
JEE 6 JPA Certified
Finished my second certification and became a Java EE 6 Java Persistence API Developer Certified Expert (1Z0-898)Mid 2012
Promotion to (Medior) Software Engineer
For continuous good work on a difficult project, I was promoted out of my Junior status into a full-fledged Software Engineer.Mid 2013
JEE 6 EJB Certified
Finished my third certification and became a Java EE 6 Enterprise JavaBeans Developer Certified Expert (1Z0-895)Mid 2014
Started my own company
In order to prep myself for a big life change, I started my own company to provide myself the required flexibility while still taking on contractsMid 2017
Moved to the USA
Packed up my bags, moved over to California and got married.End 2017
Started as a Senior Software Engineer on the Shared Services team at Accurate.October 2018