Hi, I'm Bjørn Mathisen

I'm a recent graduate from Principia College with my Bachelors in Computer Science. I have 4 years of programming experience in a variety of student lead SCRUM/Agile projects and am confident in coding in a variety of languages; C#, C, .net, Python, Java, MYSQL/SQL/MongoDB. Other languages that I have been exposed to are LISP, Ruby, OpCode, Assembly, PHP. HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Masm32 and others. If you would like to see any of my personal and school related projects please see below.

Experience

January 2019 to the present

Field Engineer at Zerma

  • Installed and programmed both small- and large-scale granulators and grinders for industrial factories across the United States.
  • Installed and repaired injection molding machines across the United States.
  • Performed maintenance on inventory management computers and sped up operating speeds by 80 percent before the installation accounting software
January 2015 - December 2019

Observatory Manager at Principia College

  • Organized and trained over eight student operators; maintained the observatory schedule and organized public campus-wide events on a weekly basis.
  • Updated training manuals and facilitated the upgrade from DOS to EXP for the telescope control system.
  • President of the Astronomy Club which organized field trips and maintained a member count of over twenty five students.
May 2014 to August 2018

Season Construction Worker at Mchenry County Conservation District

  • Worked as an independent building and land maintenance seasonal employee.
  • Maintained over 40 different parks and other sites infrastructure as well as general building maintenance.

My Projects

Club Budgeting Tool Screenshot

Club Budgeting Tool

C#
SQL
Database
SCRUM
Issue Tracking
Unit Testing
Group Project
Undergraduate

Using SCRUM workflow I developed a desktop C# Windows Forms application allowing students to login and access club budget information, create and store documents on a SQL server accessible from two GUIs. One being a normal user-level access, and the other being an admin-level access.

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Python GUI chat scren with example conversation

Python Chat Server and Client

Python
Group
Undergraduate
Server/Client
GUI
Database

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CRM Basic Screenshot - Main Menu images with buttons

Customer Management System

C#
WPF
Database
CRM
SCRUM
Issue Tracking
Unit Testing
Freelance Work

Desktop WPF C# application developed for a client that allows the user to manage bookings, clients, and view a calendar of future gigs, all hosted on a virtual SQL server.

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Testimonials

“Incredibly talented and hardworking. A super friendly guy who is a good communicator”

Martina Carter (CEO at Living History Edu-tainment)

“Wow, thank you for this, you were incredibly helpful and your explanation was very clear!”

Martina Carter

Contact

I'm currently available for freelance projects or full-time work. If you're interested in working with me, please get in touch through thebcm27@gmail.com.