Senior Software Engineer


March 2024 - present

Utrecht, The Netherlands (hybrid)

Improving search at bol.

Senior Software Engineer, Architect & Team Lead

STRM Privacy

August 2021 - March 2024

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

STRM Privacy aims to be the data layer for the privacy age, meaning that we’re building an event processing platform that respects the demands that we have nowadays as end-users. We don’t necessarily just click accept all cookies blindly anymore, but we think about the data that is collected and how it is used. At STRM Privacy, we’re building an event processing platform that encrypts sensitive data, such that it respects these privacy demands.

Software Engineer


October 2019 - July 2021

Utrecht, The Netherlands

As a Software Engineer at OpenValue, I work at various customers. Customers range from the Dutch National Police to banks, though the technology stack always includes Java. I’ve worked for three customers: Pon (largest Dutch car importer), Rabobank (one of the three major banks in the Netherlands), and STRM Privacy (a privacy focused event processing platform).

Medior Software Engineer

bol. (formerly known as bol.com)

July 2018 - September 2019

Utrecht, The Netherlands

After one year in the Young Professional program, I continued as Medior Software Engineer. I’ve finished the Young Professional program in February 2019.

I’ve worked in the team that is responsible for tracking customers across the webshop. Using systems / frameworks that are able to handle high velocity data in high volumes (multiple TB / day), my team is responsible for maintaining ETL pipelines, REST services (SpringBoot + Kotlin), and data libraries.

At the moment, we’re working on migrating all of our applications to Google Cloud Platform.

IT Young Professional

bol. (formerly known as bol.com)

May 2017 - Feb 2019

Utrecht, The Netherlands

As an IT Young Professional at bol.com, I’ve been in two teams so far. The first team, where I spent 13 months, is responsible for the Product Content Service (serving product information to the webshop) and has various other services and ETL pipelines. In my second team I worked in one of the IT operations teams as a system engineer. I was responsible for various different tasks, among which: provisioning and setting up new machines, maintaining machines, and supporting scrum teams. In my last team, I was working on customer session tracking and data collection.

Data Analyst

bol. (formerly known as bol.com)

September 2016 - April 2017

Utrecht, The Netherlands

Product information shown on bol.com’s webshop is often only displayed in product titles / descriptions. My task is to extract this information from the product titles / descriptions using rule based methods as well as using machine learning applications. This requires both a business understanding, as well as technical knowledge to extract this information.

Graduate Intern Data Enrichment

bol. (formerly known as bol.com)

February 2016 - August 2016

Utrecht, The Netherlands

Product information shown on online retailer’s websites is often only available as a description. My Master Thesis research focused on how (supervised) machine learning could be used to extract product information from product titles and product descriptions in order to enrich an online retailer’s product catalogue.

Master thesis: 8.0/10

Graduate Intern Process Optimization

Philips Healthcare

February 2014 - July 2014

Best, The Netherlands

As an intern at Philips Healthcare I am responsible for mapping the test process of MR Systems and improving the process according to Lean and Six Sigma principles (Simply Philips). I am also responsible for building a tool that can monitor the progress of MR System tests real-time.

Bachelor thesis: 9.0/10


Business Information Systems (MSc)

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

August 2014 - August 2016

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

This studies combines Computer Science subjects with Business Management & Industrial Engineering related subjects. The program covers various aspects, such as the use of models (e.g. UML, BPMN) in the design of information systems, the implementation of models in information systems, and the management, specification and analysis of enterprise information systems. Database technologies, business intelligence, and information retrieval and machine learning also belong to course subjects.

Main course stream: Business Process Intelligence

GPA: 8.0 / 10.0

International Semester (MSc)

Linköping University (LiU)

August 2015 - February 2016

Linköping, Sweden

For my Master studies, I’ve spent a semester abroad, in Sweden. During this semester, I’ve finished courses focused on either Industrial Engineering or Computer Science.

GPA: 8.0 / 10.0

Industrial Engineering

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

August 2011 - July 2014

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

This study program focuses on learning how to approach a business process from the perspectives of people, engineering and organization. The study focuses on optimizing business processes from these perspectives.

GPA: 8.3 / 10.0