Professional work experience

Bytecode Digital Agency B.V.

05/2018 - present ~ Co-founder and techlead

  • Team of 11 people, with expertise in development, design, sales and marketing
  • Development of custom software, mostly web/mobile applications with backed by an API server
  • Setting up infrastructure (internally and for clients), provisioning and security hardening
  • Developing internal tooling to make the software development process more efficient
  • Automating manual tasks to reduce the amount of toil involved in the development process
  • Leading client software projects on both front- and back-end and software consultancy
  • Involved in multiple startup, including partnerships and investments

Airchip B.V.

02/2021 - present ~ CTO, ad interim

  • Startup to revolutionize digital ordering of drinks at festivals, even without internet connection
  • Hands-on development for the backend application (Golang) and admin applications (Vue, Javascript)
  • Responsible for the site reliability engineering and automation (Kubernetes, Go, Gitlab)
  • Advisory role for the three native applications (Kotlin, Swift) and the BLE-protocol
  • Leading role in the implementation of new working methodologies and development guidelines
  • Responsible for selecting/screening new developers and onboarding them
  • Project is currently on the back-burner due to COVID-19 restrictions in the festival branche

Dearly B.V.

06/2020 - present ~ Partner and techlead (part-time)

  • Startup for supporting mourners cope with their losses through various ways, investor through Bytecode
  • Development of the custom backend application, written in Go, with PostgreSQL database
  • Leading development of the mobile application in React/Typescript/Expo
  • Software architecture and infrastructure setup, deployment automation
  • Advisor for technical decisions and determining the feature roadmap
  • Currently part-time advisory role to support the development of the mobile app

Youngpwr B.V.

02/2020 - present ~ Partner and techlead (part-time)

  • Startup for helping young people to further develop their entrepreneurial side, investor through Bytecode
  • Development of custom backend application in Go and CMS
  • Leading development of the frontend application in React/Typescript/NextJS
  • Software architecture and infrastructure setup, deployment automation
  • Part of the management team (MT) and advisor for technical decisions
  • Currently part-time advisory role for preparing the development of a job matching platform

Eneco / Dept Agency

05/2019 - 03/2020 ~ Software engineer, ad interim

  • Leading frontend developer for De Omschakelaar project at Eneco, via Dept Agency
  • Front-end development in React/Typescript with Redux connected to .NET Core for data fetching/saving
  • Creating code generation tools to convert different data formats to JSON to be used for calculations
  • Using automation to speed up the development process
  • Creation of tooling to better tackle existing technical debt

Stager Software

12/2017 - 05/2018 ~ Full-stack software engineer

  • Team with 9 people (4 developers), using SCRUM
  • Working on the Stager ticketing software, built using Java Play! and ReactJS
  • Development of custom email builder using ReactJS, Java Play! and AWS
  • Integration of custom email builder within the rest of the application
  • Email templating solution based on MJML

Nooijen Web Solutions

05/2015 - 05/2018 ~ Owner, founder and developer

  • Team with 4 people, working in a SCRUM-like manner
  • Development of websites and web applications
  • Server administration and maintenance
  • Involved in sales, marketing, project management and administrative tasks
  • Discontinued at the start of Bytecode

07/2014 - 12/2018 ~ Owner and founder

  • Started out of a love for chemistry to support hobby chemists getting started
  • Development of the webshop using WordPress/WooCommerce with custom additions
  • Running and maintaining the webshop on all aspects (including administrative tasks)
  • Marketing-related activities to promote the webshop and generate inbound traffic
  • Discontinued so I could fully focus on Bytecode

Volunteer experience

Bookclub Philosophy

06-2021 - present ~ Reading group leader and moderator

Leading the reading groups on Stoicism and general book discussion group. Other resonsibilities include Discord server administration, help out new members and automating tasks.

Gaga Animal Care

04/2017 - present ~ Treasurer and webmaster

Responsibilities include website creation and maintenance, supervising the administration and financial tasks.

Pijnackerse Watervienden

2013 - 2015 ~ Swimming tutor assistant

Leading and assisting swimming lessons for young children.

Atlas Animal Project

10/2013 - 12/2015 ~ Volunteer and assisting where needed

Occasionally assisting Atlas-representative(s), usually at Schiphol airport with dogs that arrived or collecting dog benches and returning them to Kos via cargo.

Animal Rescue Kos

03/2013 ~ Documentary director

Assisting volunteers living on Kos and filming the activities. After filming I edited, released and promoted the film. Finished documentary: or