Christopher M. Dickinson

Software Engineer and Web Developer

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My CV

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PROFESSIONAL OUTLOOK

To apply my problem solving skills and passion for creating and maintaining well-designed, efficient, innovative and user-friendly software within a motivated team.

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

  • Experience and Interest in Web Technologies, Algorithms and Data Structures, User Interfaces and Security
  • Capacity to lead and be part of a team
  • Focused, motivated, perseverant, organized and trustworthy
  • Excellent mathematical and problem-solving skills
  • High ethical and moral standards
  • Multicultural background and experience

LANGUAGES

English mother tongue
German / Swiss-German native
French excellent

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering
Information Technology

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland
École d’Ingénieurs et d’Architectes, Fribourg (EIA-FR)
GPA: 5.5 /6

2007 – 2011
Masters in
Theology and Philosophy

University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Grade: 5.7 /6

2001 – 2005
Bachelor in Theology Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California, USA 1999 – 2001

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

CSWD OWASP Certified Secure Web Developer 2011
IVE Workshop Institute for Value-Based Enterprise. "What a young entrepreneur needs to know". 2010
CCNA Cisco Certified Network Administrator, part 2/2 2010
OPST
ISECOM Certified Professional Security Tester 2009
CCNA
Cisco Certified Network Administrator, part 1/2 2008

WORK EXPERIENCE

Trivadis AG, Lausanne IT Consultant, Developing Web Applications with Java, .NET, Flex, PL/SQL. 2011 – present
CERN, Geneva Developing authority management into the Invenio digital library system (XML, Python, MySQL). Internship and bachelor’s project. 2011
EIA-FR OWASP Enterprise Security API (ESAPI) analysis + improvement of its J2EE ESAPI Demo Application. Semester project. 2011
EIA-FR

Web application allowing the management and reservation of GRID computing resources, using ASP.NET MVC 3, SQL Server 2008 and XSLT.
Semester team-project.

2011
Self-employed Creation and sale of a simple GPS-based native Android application. 2010
Liip AG,
Fribourg
PHP Web-Application development with Symfony, jQuery, Lucene. (March-April) 2010
Infoteam,
Villars-sur-Glâne
Typo3 configuration and Sharepoint migration. (February-March)
2010
University of Fribourg,
Bibel+Orient Museum
PHP‐MySQL programmer for the growing online research database of ancient Near Eastern image and object data (currently over 10’000 items). CMS allowing online entry and advanced queries to the database. 2008 – 2011
OMNE COMPUTERS sarl,
Fribourg
Computer support + lessons for our clients. 2008 – 2011
Haute École de Gestion,
Fribourg
IT Helpdesk for their students.
2008 – 2010
École d’Ingénieurs et d’Architectes,
Fribourg
JAVA-XSL programmer for a J2EE-Tamino based online digital signage application. Upgrade for a client of our ICT department.
2008
University of Fribourg
Bibel+Orient Museum
Webmaster / digital photographer for our website and research database.
2004 – 2011
University of Fribourg Translator of various articles and books. 2001 – 2011

AWARDS

"Best Business Plan"
IVE Award, Fribourg
My business idea and team won 1st place and a CHF 4000.- prize money among 20 participating teams. 2011

SKILLS

COMPUTER LANGUAGES

Java, C, C++, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Python, JavaScript, ActionScript, SQL, PL/SQL, XQuery/XPath, XSL, WSDL, BPEL, HTML, CSS, Typo(3)Script, JSON, YAML, RexEx, Shell, VHDL.

FRAMEWORKS AND LIBRARIES

Java EE, Spring, iBATIS, Hibernate, ASP.NET, Flex SDK, Symfony (PHP), Grails, Android SDK, iOS SDK, iTextSharp, JAXB, jQuery.

PLATFORMS

Tomcat, Apache, IIS, WebLogic, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Database, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server.

PROTOCOLS

HTTP, REST, SOAP, TCP, IP, ARP, Ethernet.

IDEs AND TOOLS

Eclipse, Visual Studio, Netbeans, JDeveloper, XCode, SQLDeveloper, SQL Server Management Studio, VIM, Firebug, SVN, GIT.

VOLUNTEER WORK

Amnesty International Switzerland, Berne
Administrative and IT support (6 months). 2006
Various human rights organizations Website work and translations. 2005 – 2007
Pfarrei Maria Lourdes, Seebach, Zurich Social Work with homeless alcoholics and drug addicts. 2005

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Rock climbing, Hiking, Photography, Travels.

REFERENCES

upon request

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 March 2013 14:24