Curriculum Vitae (English)

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Name:Jakob Magiera Jakob Portrait
Date of birth:28.12.1976, Berlin
Status:married since 2001, two children
School attendance: 1983-1989 Lietzensee primary school in Berlin
1989-1993, 1994-1997 Sophie Charlotte high school in Berlin, with strong emphasis on English (political studies, biology, and geography in English)
1993/94 Clements High School in Sugar Land, TX, U.S.A. (11 months)
Graduation:1997 High School Diploma / A-Levels, (focus on Mathematics and English), Grade: "very good" (1.4)
Further education:1992 training course typing/correspondence
1993 2 week internship in the attorney office and notary's office Dr. Dieter Hoffmann and Gerhard Widmer
1995 Certificate Of Proficiency in English (grade: A), University Of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (in Berlin)
1997 - 1998 civil service in a nursing home in Berlin (Haus am Magedburger Platz, Genthiner Straße)
1998 - 1999 two semesters computer science with minor in business administration at the University of Potsdam
1999 switched to the course of studies "Software Systems Engineering" of the newly founded Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI, part of the University of Potsdam)
University degree:April 2003 Bachelor degree (B.Sc.SE), grade "good" (2.1)
Master program:last semester Software Systems Engineering (graduate level)
Master thesis: Development of an FMC based platform (FMC programming language and associated virtual machine) in C++, project name: "stage", based on "Model based development"
grade: "very good" (1.3)
University degree:April 2005 Master degree (M.Sc.SE), grade "good" (2.0)
Since November 2004:Software-Developer at IVU Traffic Technologies AG
Work experience:1999-2000 student trainee with Siemens Berlin in networking (UNIX) and ClearCase administration (version control) [ reference ]
August-Sept. 2000 programming of a geodata parser with the geo research center potsdam [ reference ]
2001-2002 participation in the development of a content management software at the company Plan S [ reference ]
2002-2003 internship with BMW AG in Munich, embedded software [ reference ]
Areas of Expertise: Programming Languages: Java, C/C++, Perl, PHP, Javascript, SQL, Unix-Shells (csh, sh, bash)
Applications: Eclipse, Visual Studio, CVS, Subversion (SVN), Ant, Maven
Operating Systems: Windows, Unix (Linux, Solaris), Mac OS X
Technologies:Qt, Swing, HTML/CSS, XML/XSLT/Schema, CGI
Methods: FMC, UML
Private projects:
  • Development and maintenance of the website of the International Baptist Church Berlin ( )
  • Development of a web-based tool for ebay auctions in Germany ( Auctober )
  • See my other software projects
  • I have been part of the Leadership Council at International Baptist Church Berlin since 2012.