J o a k i m  K.  J o h n s o n

Fannafold 55, 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
Phone:  Mobile +354 896-7257, Home +354 557-5063,
e-mail address: joakim_johnson@hotmail.com.
Résumé homepage: http://valhallawebdesign.com/Resume

R É S U M É


 

PROFILE

Results-oriented information systems professional with proven analytical and problem solving skills. Good ability to enter and understand new environments.  Goal-oriented and committed to cost-effective business solutions.  Up to date on current and cutting edge technologies.  Work well in a group as well as independently.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experienced with a wide variety of programming languages, development tools and operating systems.

  • Many years of IT business experience in several countries.

  • Experience in requirement, design, coding, unit testing, integration testing and deployment.

  •  Experienced in Object Oriented Methodology.

  • On top of cutting-edge web-development technologies including Java and Flash.

  • Experience in developing an IT business from the start, including product development, marketing, and sales.

 

RELEVANT SOFTWARE, TECHNOLOGIES & OPERATING SYSTEMS

  • Eclipse, IntelliJ, JBuilder, Visual Studio, MS FrontPage, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Director, SQL Navigator, Adobe PhotoShop, Rational Rose.

  • Java related: J2EE, EJB, Ant, Tomcat, POI, Taglibs, Slide

  • C, C++, Visual Basic, SQL, Oralce, UML, HTML, Flash, Motorola 68000 assembler.

  • Windows, UNIX, OS/2.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Software architect Idega software, Reykjavik, Iceland      Feb. 2003 -

Developing web-solutions for municipals and sports-clubs. Work included development of eGov solutions for municipals including creating the billing system for childcare module. Technologies used include: J2EE, XML, Oracle, MS SQL, CVS, Ant.

 

Project Manager at Maskina ehf., Reykjavik, Iceland      Feb. 2002 - Feb. 2003

Project manager for "The Wizard 2.0", the latest version of the flagship product from Maskina ehf. This is a tool that lets the user create mobile services using a web interface and interact with them via mobile phone. I was responsible for planning of over 2 man-years of development and produced a quality product on time and budget. I also took part in the actual development where we used the Java Enterprise platform, Orion application server, XDoclet for EJB management, Oracle and SAP Databases and Tag-libs together with JSP for web content.

 

System analyst at TAL Hf., Reykjavik, Iceland      Jul. 2000 - Feb. 2002

At this mobile phone company I developed solutions and lead projects for various Value Added Services (mainly different SMS services) using Java.  I was also involved in development of the billing-system for the GPRS (wireless internet) using Java and ObjectSwitch. 

CIBER Consultant, USA July 1996 - June 2000

CIBER Consultant at MCI Worldcom, Colorado Springs, CO, USA   Mar. 1998-Jun.2002

Working with development of automated test cases for regression testing using a C-like language called Win-runner. Development is done on OS/2 and Win NT platform. Some web development including JAVA.

 

Year 2000 (Y2K) renovation engineer at CIBER 2000, Denver, CO, USA   Jan. - Mar. 1998

Detected Y2K problems and renovated the code by either expanding to four digit year or by using 'windowing' technique.

 

CIBER Consultant at MCI Worldcom, Colorado Springs, CO, USA   Sep. – Dec. 1997

Worked as a system tester. My main responsibilities were to create and update test cases, to develop test tools and scripts and to execute test cases.

 

CIBER Consultant at FHP/PacifiCare in Colorado Springs, CO, USA    Jan. - Jul. 1997

Automated the procedure for adding new capitation codes to contract addendum. This was done by creating DCL and COBOL programs under VAX/VMS. These programs control updates of Powerhouse databases, using QTP and QUIZ. In addition, I created tools in Access, Word and Excel using MS Basic.

 

CIBER Consultant at IBM, Raleigh, NC, USA   July - Nov. 1996

Programmed in C with embedded SQL against DB2/2 for control of hardware production. Other duties included installation of new software and supervision of gateway machines. As a part of a group I helped design Web pages using HTML and CGI.

 

Project employment at Svensk Tunnplat AB, Borlänge, Sweden   May - Aug. 1995

I used Visual Basic and Access to update and create tools, user interfaces and databases for stock and inventory. The end-users of these products are salespersons and customers.

 

Consultant system developer at Lindstrand & Persson Konsult AB, Gothenburg, Sweden      Oct. - Jan. 1994 -1995

The project included conversion of an Access tool into a FoxPro tool and the creation of new functions.

 

Executive software engineer at Texpress Data Systems, Munich, Germany   Oct. - Oct. 1992 - 1994

Systemized and programmed Rapitext, an information and report handling system for radiology divisions at hospitals and clinics. Main responsibilities: defining system requirement and design, coding in FoxPro and C/C++, debugging, testing and installing Novell NetWare.

 

Freelance journalist for Svenska Hemdator Nytt, (Swedish PC News)   1986 - 1993

Here I reviewed software tools, and entertainment programs as well as hardware, for example disk drives and memory expansion modules. I also interviewed companies such as Electronic Arts and Domark in London, England and wrote reports from fairs in Vienna, Austria and Hannover, Germany.

 

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Web publications linked at http://valhallawebdesign.com/MyWork/

This page contains links to most of the sites that I have created for my own purposes. These sites include Java applications such as a 3D-landscape generator and Mandelbrot fractal generator. You can also find a link to the on-line version of my racing game. This game includes Artificial Intelligence, Dynamic Client-Server networking and adjustments for different CPU performances among other things.

 

EDUCATION

1995 - 1996 Master of Science in Computer Science at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. GPA 3.9 (of 4.0).
1991 - 1992 Economics for engineers at the University College of Falun/Borlänge, Borlänge, Sweden.
1989 - 1991 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the University College of Falun/Borlänge, School of Engineering, Borlänge, Sweden.
1986 - 1989 Junior college at Hushagsskolan of Borlänge, Sweden. Specialization in electrical engineering.

 

LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE (spoken and written)

Swedish (Mother-language), English (excellent), German (very good), Norwegian (good), French (fair), Icelandic (fair).

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • "A study of generative systems for modeling natural phenomena". Masters Thesis 1996.
  • Six articles called "Motorola 68000 assembler language school", Ataristen, May-Oct. 1989
  • Report on speech recognition from a fair in Vienna, "Dags att slänga tangentbordet", Svenska Hemdator Nytt, Oct. 1993.