Jochem Kuijpers

Computer Science & Engineering MSc Student

About me

Hi, thanks for visiting my website! My name is Jochem (he/him).

I'm a Dutch Computer Science & Engineering Master's student. I have experience with many popular programming languages and development techniques.

My professional interests include game development, digital security, (graph) database systems, graphical interface design and programming. In my spare time I listen to podcasts, watch movies, play video games, break stuff, fix stuff and play around with Arduinos.

Experience and Education Timeline

You can find a timeline of my work experience and education below. Select the cards to see more information. If you prefer to see this information as a concise list, please refer to my LinkedIn profile.

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Master's Thesis Project

Neo4j

Malmö, Sweden

March 2019 – present 4m


Ongoing Master's thesis project

2019
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Research Internship

Neo4j

Malmö, Sweden

August 2018 – November 2018 3m


An experimental study on querying recursive (context-free) path patterns in graph databases. I examined existing literature, built a prototype, ran experiments, evaluated performance and presented the results in a final report.

This internship was done by myself with supervisors from both Neo4j and Eindhoven University of Technology.

The findings of this study were presented by me during the Fifth openCypher Implementers Meeting in Berlin, Germany, on March 7, 2019.

2018
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MSc Computer Science & Engineering

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

September 2017 – present 1y, 10m


Software Science track.

During this study programme, I participated in an internship abroad at Neo4j in Malmö, Sweden, where I'm also writing my Master's thesis.

Graduating at the Database Group.

2017
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Front-end Programmer

Claimingo BV

Utrecht, The Netherlands

October 2016 – September 2017 1y


I held the position of a part-time front-end programmer in a small developer team. We built and maintained a client-facing website for this start-up in legal and financial services.

My responsibility was implementing the features and design ideas created by the team in a responsive front-end website, which communicates with a custom back-end system that handles client data.

Used technologies include HTML5, LESS, Angular, NPM, Typescript, Docker, MariaDB / MySQL, PHP 7 (Composer) and git.

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Support Volunteer

Telegram Messenger LLP

March 2016 – December 2018 2y, 10m


I helped Telegram users with their questions regarding the app and platform. This included troubleshooting and triaging bug reports and feature requests, escalated relevant issues to the appropriate internal teams.

Besides these tasks, I also suggested new ideas for the platform and made an early Android prototype for user-configurable themes, which led to the feature being implemented across all official apps.

2016
2015
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Freelance Programmer

SSL Examentraining Leiden

Leiden, The Netherlands

April 2014 – September 2016 2y, 6m


I maintained administrative tools and various websites as a freelance part-time job with a small team of other students based on the ideas and needs of the company.

I worked with PHP, MySQL and Delphi, as well as SVN and an issue tracking system.

2014
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BSc Computer Science

Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

September 2013 – August 2017 4y


Software Science track.

Major courses included Operating Systems, Algorithms, Software Engineering, 'Datamodeling and Databases', and 'Computer Networks and Security'.

Elective courses included Computer Graphics, Artificial Intelligence and Web Technology.

Minor Cryptology and Security.

The graduation project was a software engineering assignment with a scrum team of several other students. We built a server-based application for collecting results from remote, sensor-equipped Raspberry Pis to aid a PhD student in his research.

2013
2012
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Order picker

Ehrbecker Schiefelbusch (ES Elektro)

Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands

June 2011 – August 2013 2y, 3m


Full-time summer job for about 6 weeks per year as an order picker in a semi-automated industrial electronics warehouse. My tasks also included cleaning, counting stock and handling new stock.

2011
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VWO NT (Pre-University Education)

Dongemond College

Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands

August 2007 – June 2013 6y


Elective subjects: Economics and Advanced Mathematics ('Wiskunde D').

2007