326 Edna Street, Lynnwood Park, Pretoria, 0081, South Africa
+27-83-7659503, E-mail nic dot roets at rational dot co dot za
Date of Birth
June 7, 1976
Own Employment (1999 - current)
Trade equities and warrants on the JSE Securities Exchange.
Design and implement software to correct communications errors on
Windows NT and Linux. Write Linux kernel driver for bus mastering device.
Write software to manipulate MPEG-1 system streams.
Design databases and implement Web interfaces to them under Linux.
Implement embedded software.
Geographical Electronical And Optical Systems
Computer programmer (1993 - 1997)
Responsible for a digital signal processor (DSP) based modem through
its complete life cycle, starting with proposals to the client, design,
implementation, integration with hardware design, acceptance testing, performance
measurement, and ending with a presentation
on maintaining the software.
Contract work programming in C, C++, Pascal (Delphi) and assembly language.
Creation and maintenance of user interfaces with X11 and Motif under Linux
and HP-UX, and with Windows 95. Development of RS232 protocol drivers under
DOS and Windows 95.
University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa (1995
B.Sc. Honours (Applied Mathematics) degree with distinction (1998).
Award for the best student in mathematics at honours level (1998).
B.Sc. (Computational Mathematics) degree with distinction (1995-1997).
Certificate for outstanding undergraduate academic achievement in the
faculty of science from the vice-chancellor and principal.
Award for the best third year student in mathematics
Award for the best second year student in mathematics (1996).
Certificate for outstanding academic achievement from the dean (1995).
Passed 44 modules, 42 with distinction.
High school (1990 to 1994) :
Passed 8 subjects in final year, 6 with distinction.
Programming challenges ( http://www.spoj.pl/ranks/users/ZA/ ) and mathematical problems ( http://projecteuler.net ).
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