ABOUT ME

A little about me.
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About me

I am a humorous, casual, informal person not afraid to take a chance or learn something new. I am passionate about my work as well as anything innovative. I'd rather look back and say that I cant believe I did that, than saying I wish I had done that.

Name

Hugo Decloedt.

Address

Pretoria, South Africa.

Email

hugo@decloedt.co.za

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” - Robert Kiyosaki

MY SKILLS

In what I'm good .

Software Development

PHP / MySQL
C / C++ / C# / Python
User interfaces

Other skills

PERSISTANCE
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” - Donald Trump

EDUCATION

My academic.
University of Pretoria - 2004 - 2009
Bachelor in Engineering, Computer Engineering

Received formal training in engineering at the University of Pretoria. This includes a good foundation in:
1. Electronics (digital and analog),
2. Software (embedded and computer based), and
3. A strong analytical foundation.

University of Pretoira- 2012
Entrepreneurship Development Course

This course was intended for graduate students who have received a four year degree and require skills to start their own business. It covered basics in the following:
1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship
2. Need for Achievement
3. Creativity,Innovation and Opportunity Recognition
4. Market research and the Feasibility Plan
5. The Business Plan and Banking Products
6. Foundations of managing a small business effectively
7. Functional Management
8. Growth and Strategic Management
9. Mentorship Programme

"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing." - Oscar Wilde

EMPLOYMENT

My work experience.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - 2011 - Present
Software Engineer

• Lead developer on two factor authentication system consisting of PHP based website, MySQL database and embedded hardware device running OpenAT receiving OTP messages.
• Co-developer on Python and MySQL based web crawler that collects all South African Twitter tweets as well as all images that are posted in tweets on related websites such as Instagram or Facebook. Text processing was done in order to filter tweets.
• Co-developer on biometrics system, developed OpenSSL based networking protocols that are used to securely transmit information.

Veriline (Pty) Ltd- 2010 - 2011
Hardware / Software Engineer

• Lead developer on PHP and MySQL based web platform for embedded climate control devices.
• Co-developer for weapons management system.
• Developed server software for e-book reader distribution system.

CONTACT ME

Do not hesitate!

"I am currently based in Pretoria, South Africa."