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Niels Andriesse, Swift Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Niels Andriesse

Swift Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Member since December 21, 2015
Niels is a fast learner with a strong focus on entrepreneurial ventures and a natural aptitude for software engineering. He taught himself programming during his aerospace engineering studies where he used his skills to develop powerful structural analysis and orbit design tools. He has since worked on iOS, Android and Node.js projects such as Huddle, Digidentity, Archimedes and FIVE using languages including Swift, Java, JavaScript, and Python.
Niels is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • FIVE
    Swift, Node.js, iOS, MongoDB, AWS
  • Huddle
    Swift, Node.js, iOS, MongoDB, AWS
  • Archimedes
    Swift, Objective-C, iOS, Java, Android

Experience

  • iOS, 4 years
  • Java, 4 years
  • Git, 4 years
  • Objective-C, 4 years
  • Swift, 4 years
  • Python, 3 years
  • Node.js, 3 years
  • REST, 3 years
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac OS, Xcode, Atom, Android Studio, PyCharm, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is an orbit design tool capable of finding the optimal trajectory between two arbitrary celestial bodies.

Employment

  • Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2016
    FIVE
    • Built an initial product (front-end and back-end) based on Illustrator/Photoshop designs in less than a week.
    • Developed an iOS front-end featuring many custom UI elements and secure transmission of user data.
    • Built a scalable, secure back-end conforming to RESTful design practices.
    • Managed an AWS-based server.
    Technologies: Swift, Node.js, iOS, MongoDB, AWS
  • Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Huddle
    • Built a scalable, performant, and secure back-end capable of handling large amounts of video.
    • Implemented RESTful design practices.
    • Designed and developed an iOS front-end featuring highly custom UI, efficient video handling, location tracking, and secure transmission of user data.
    • Managed an AWS-based server for processing large amounts of data.
    Technologies: Swift, Node.js, iOS, MongoDB, AWS
  • Front-end Developer

    2011 - 2016
    Archimedes
    • Designed and developed Archimedes, a graphing calculator for iOS and Android.
    • Created a custom symbolic mathematical engine with fully automatic unit handling.
    • Implemented an advanced formula library featuring large amounts of data.
    • Implemented highly custom animations.
    Technologies: Swift, Objective-C, iOS, Java, Android
  • Front-end Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Digidentity
    • Built online identity assurance software for the GOV.UK Verify program.
    • Ensured the security of transmissions of highly sensitive personal data.
    • Transformed a large, poorly structured, insecure code base into a structured, secure one.
    Technologies: Java, Android

Experience

  • Archimedes (Development)

    Archimedes is a graphing calculator for iOS and Android that features a powerful symbolic mathematical engine, fully automatic unit handling, a unique in-built formula library and advanced animations.

  • GOV.UK Verify (Development)
    https://www.digidentity.eu

    Digidentity is one of the certified companies in the GOV.UK Verify program. Their software makes online identity assurance straightforward.

  • Structural Analysis Tool (Development)

    Developed a structural analysis tool for the preliminary sizing of an arbitrary wing. The work involved combining complex aerospace engineering with software development.

  • Orbit Design Tool (Development)

    Developed an orbit design tool that automates the complex process of finding the optimal trajectory between two arbitrary celestial bodies.

  • Speaker at Coder Factory Career Day (Other amazing things)
    https://www.toptal.com/events/2017-02-23/career-day-at-coder-factory

    Gave a talk about best practices and what it's like to be a programmer.

Skills

  • Languages

    Objective-C, JavaScript, Python, Java, Swift, C++, HTML5, CSS
  • Frameworks

    Express.js, Cocoa, Cocoa Touch
  • Libraries/APIs

    Socket.IO, GridFS, Retrofit 2, CocoaPods, Node.js, GMP
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Mongoose, Git, PyCharm, Atom, Android Studio, Xcode, MATLAB, LaTeX
  • Paradigms

    REST, Scrum, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    iOS, Mac OS, Android, AWS EC2, Azure
  • Storage

    Realm, MongoDB

Education

  • Erasmus Minor in Entrepreneurship
    2013 - 2014
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering
    2011 - 2014
    Delft University of Technology - Delft, The Netherlands
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