CURRICULUM VITAE - CHARLES CHRISTOPHER FIMPEL
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Home (and Postal) Address 4 Eric Place

Northcliff

Johannesburg

2195
South Africa
Email address IRCharlie@yahoo.com
Telephone Number +27 (0)11 678 2041

PERSONAL DATA

Surname Fimpel
First Names Charles Christopher
Identity Number 751030 5145 089
Date of birth 30 October 1975

Sex

Male
Marital status Single
Nationality South African
Home Language English
Criminal offences None
Health Excellent

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Last school attended Roosevelt High School
Johannesburg
(1989 - 1993)
Highest standard passed Matriculation with a first class pass
Distinctions obtained English, History, Maths, Science, Computer Science, Accountancy
(All Higher Grade)
Other Subjects Afrikaans (Higher Grade)
Prizes and Awards Best speaker ‘93 and ‘91; Best actor ‘93;
Academic half colours ‘92; Academic full colours ‘93; Public speaking full colours ‘93; Best computer science student ‘92; Certificates of commendation for debating ‘91 and ‘92.
Leadership roles Head boy ‘93; occasional 3rd team rugby captain.

HIGHER EDUCATION

University attended University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)
Johannesburg

(1994-1997)

Degrees obtained and major subjects passed Bachelor of Science (1996), Computer Science III
Bachelor of Science with Honours (1997), All prescribed courses
Distinctions obtained Computer Science I, II, III and Honours

Mathematics Major I and II, Psychology I and II

Other subjects Physics Auxiliary I and II
Leadership roles President of the Gavel Society (Public Speaking) 1997

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Name of firm

ECnet (Pty) Ltd, a member of Comparex Holdings.

Address of firm

1 Charles Crescent
Eastgate Ext. 4
Sandton
2199
South Africa

Type of firm Electronic commerce company.
Post held

Developer (Contract : Feb 1999 – July 1999)

Main job functions

Developing client-server applications in UNIX (Sun) and Windows NT. All development was done in C++ with emphasis on socket communication, SSL and multithreading.

Name of firm Advanced Knowledge Systems (Pty) Ltd
Address of firm

11 Rhodes Street Kensington "B"
Randburg
2194
South Africa

Type of firm Software development house (concerned solely with the writing a network management program for South Africa’s largest telecommunications company, Telkom)
Post held Developer, (June 1998 - January 1999)
Main job functions Programming in Visual C++ using the Microsoft Foundation Classes with a specific focus on the Data Access Objects. I was responsible for writing and maintaining a data access layer that interfaced with the local Access database and the attached Oracle database. I also was largely responsible for the database schema and the creation of views, tables and a few small PL/SQL procedures. Design was done using UML on Rational Rose. I was also part of the team that wrote the stock inventory system.
Post held Junior developer  (Vacation work totalling approximately eight months from 1993 to 1997)
Main job functions Testing and QA Junior development (Visual Basic and Visual C++) Simple Design (OMT)
Reason for leaving

The company ran into financial difficulties and could not pay some people’s salaries. I was given the option of leaving before my bursary contract had reached full term. They declared bankruptcy a few months later.

GENERAL

Present outside interests

Chinese kung fu (I’m an 8th year student),pool, mountain biking, travel

REFERENCES

Dr. Michael Dodgson (My former project leader, who left AKS at the same time I did.)
+27 (0)11 706 0986 (Home)
michaeld@softwarefutures.com

Derick Jordaan
Technical Manager, ECnet
+27 (0) 11 445 9667
derick@ecnet.co.za