Björn Olsson
A 31 years old software developer, DIY tinker, guitar and boardgame player that likes to have projects ongoing. Strong believer in "fail fast, learn fast", the DRY principle and prefer to work in an agile way. I have been working both with legacy products (20+ years old) and creating new products all the way from design to delivery and installation.
  • Key skills
  • C#, C++, Python, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, PHP, MySQL

  • Work experience
  • Software developer at Saab ATC Automation

    April 2012 - Present

    Working most of the time in the R&D team to develop the next generation of Remote Tower. I was technical project manager in the installation project for the second Remote Tower module in Sundsvall. Involved in designing and implementing a world leading product in a complex environment with flight safety in mind.

  • Software developer at Visma SPCS

    October 2011 - March 2012

    Writing software for the interal support systems with ASP.NET MVC3 and VB scripts. Providing the advertising department with customer data from SQL queries.

  • Software developer at ARiSA

    May 2011 - July 2011

    Doing a proof-of-concept for an Android app, using Bluetooth and Java.

  • Amanuens at Linnaeus University

    November 2010 - April 2011

    Teacher assistant in Java 1&2.

  • Customer service at Beijer Byggmaterial, Växjö

    June 2010 - August 2011

  • Student ambassador at Linnaeus University

    January 2010 - June 2010

  • Salesman at Bröderna Olsson

    Summers 2002 - 2007

  • Degree project
  • Porting an iOS Application to the Android OS Platform

    The project was to port an iOS app to Android. This was done in partnership with Softwerk AB. The app mainly utilize the phones camera and communication with a server for upload and download of data. Read more at DiVA.

  • Education
  • University

    B.Sc. in Software Technology (August 2008 - June 2011)

    I graduated from the Linnaeus University in June 2011 with a degree in software development.

  • University

    Miscellaneous courses (August 2005 - June 2008)

    I have studied courses in chemistry, teacher training, economics and music at the University of Kalmar.

  • High school

    Natural science - NVNV (August 2002 - June 2005)

    Jenny Nyströmsskolan, Kalmar.

I do love having projects ongoing - especially when there is programming involved.

I am a natural leader and love working in a team. Developing the team and its processes is a matter of course for me as a team member.

There is always a chance for improvements. Finding the one with the highest ROI is just the first part.

Projects

Cabin

SOSTA

A project to figure out how much time I use my height adjustable desk. Built with an Arduino micro, an ultrasonic sensor and some C# code. It displays a graph of how much I stand or sit at the desk each day.


Slice of cake

CatFeeder

Feeding my cat remotely.


Cabin

Webpages

Various webpages built with wordpress, php and javascript. All depending on the requirements of the page.