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Occupation and education

I am currently working as software developer for an Austrian company named MJL (website is in German language) in Graz since March 2004. I am developing software using the programming languages Visual Basic and Oracle PL/SQL.

This autumn I am beginning to study "information technology and IT-marketing". It's a part-time course at a university of applied sciences.

Education & knowledge

I graduated from a HTL majoring in "computer science (EDP) and business education" in summer 2003. HTL (Höhere Technische Lehranstalt) is a secondary education school that permits students to acquire the university entry qualification and professional training at the same time.
I was able to acquire an extensive knowledge in the field of computer science during my time as student and of course also afterwards:

  • Programming languages
    • C/C++ (Microsoft Visual C++ and MFC)
    • Microsoft Visual C# with ADO.NET
    • Microsoft Visual Basic
    • Borland Delphi
  • Scripting languages
    • PHP4/5
    • JavaScript
  • Web technologies
    • (X)HTML
    • Cascading Style Sheets
  • Relational databases
    • SQL and Oracle PL/SQL
    • database design, Entity-relationship diagrams
    • DBMS: Oracle, MySQL, Interbase (Firebird), SQLite
  • Version control systems
    • Subversion
    • CVS
    • Microsoft Visual Source Safe
  • Network engineering
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), part 1 - 4
  • Operating systems
    • Microsoft Windows 9x/2000/XP/2004
    • Linux (Debian-Woody)

Additional skills

In 2002 I took part in an English language course and gained the Cambridge First Certificate in English.

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