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Curriculum vitae

Personalia

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Name
Jan Henning Thorsen
Birthdate
24th of Februar, 1983
Maritial status
Cohabitation
Nationality
Norwegian
Languages
Norwegian and English

Work career

2011-present
Employee at Telenor: System developer and system designer. Core focus on router automation and web development.
2007-2011
Employee at Redpill Linpro: Consultant and system developer.
2004-2007
Employee at Eidolon A/S: Software developer and web designer. Supporting customers, with question regarding cable networks and DOCSIS.
2002-2005
Part time employee at Montér Tvedestrand: Sales consultant.
2002-2004
Part time employee at Grimstad Kabel-TV: Software developer and web designer.
1999-2001
Part time employee at Laget Byggsenter / Fiane Byggshop: Knowledge with materials and customer attention.

Education

2005
Honours degree in telecommunication: "EuroDOCSIS 2.0, how it works and specification".
2003-2006
Bachelor degree in telecommunication, Høyskolen i Agder.
2002
Distinct study qualification, Høyskolen i Agder.
2001
Further education course in electronics, Arendal Maritime.
2000
Basic course in general electronics, Risør Videregånde Skole.
1990-1999
Elementary school, completed at Tvedestrand Ungdomskole.

Knowledge base

I've studied these topics in both personal and work relations:

Perl
  • Core member in the Mojolicious realtime web framework.
  • Number of libraries on CPAN.
Web technologies
Databases
Linux
Other
  • Interested in delivering quality products. Quality to me, means readable code, good test coverage and structured documentation.
  • My second language is JavaScript. I would very much like to get more familiar with NodeJS in the backend.
  • I like to be involved in system design. I'm good at seeing small changes, that have big impact.
  • Passion for open source. I have a hard time seeing myself work with (only) closed technologies.
  • Git - Version control system.
  • Ansible - System automation.
  • Swagger - The World's Most Popular Framework for APIs.

Projects

Courses

2005
30 hours with basic Chinese.
2005
One week Cuda CMTS course.

Personal interests

My main interest is programming, both in frontend and backend. I like to learn new things about API design, but also design principles regarding frontend development. I also like to take a walk, jog or go skiing. Whenever I can, I travel to meet new people and experience new places.