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Full Name Nicholas Paul Jenkins
Postal Address P.O. Box 397, Summer Hill, NSW, 2130, Australia
Year of Birth 1974
Citizenship Dual citizenship – Australia and the European Union (United Kingdom)
Tertiary Education University of New South Wales

1992 – 1995 B.Sc. in Computer Science

1996 – 1997 Computer Science Honours, Part time

Awarded First Class Honours

Published Work N.JENKINS and T.GEDEON, Genetic Algorithms Applied to University Exam Scheduling, Proceedings of Australian and New Zealand Conference on Intelligent Information Systems (Dunedin, New Zealand, 24th- 28th November), pp 1034-1038, 1997
  • June 1994 to December 1997, Part-time, Software Support Specialist, Digital Equipment Corporation
  • January 1998 to May 2000, full-time, Software Support Specialist, Compaq Computer Australia
    Part of a small customer-service orientated group providing end-user, internal, second and third -level help desk over-the-phone support on a per-call or contractual basis to customers in Australia and New Zealand on a wide range of desktop, networking and development issues on the x86 and Macintosh platforms.
  • June 2000 to Current, full-time, Managing Director, Calculix Pty. Ltd.
    Web-based software that performs academic timetabling.
Certifications Achieved
  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
    • TCP/IP for Windows NT
    • Networking basics for windows 95 & NT
    • Windows 3.1
    • Implementing and Supporting NT workstation 3.51
    • System Administration for MS SQL server 6.0
    • Implementing and Supporting NT server 3.51
  • MCP (Microsoft Certified Product Specialist) Certifications:
    • Excel 5.0
    • Word for windows 95
  • Microsoft Developer Stream Certifications:
    • Windows Architecture I
    • Windows Architecture II
  • Visual Basic 5.0
Industry Memberships
  • Microsoft Sales / Direct Access Partner
  • SLUG (Sydney Linux User's Group)
Skilled in
  • Linux - Apache, MySQL, PHP, PERL, Java 2, packet-based firewalls, system administration, qmail
  • HTML and web authoring
  • ANSI C / C++, Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0
  • Visual Basic 5.0 and 6.0, Visual Basic for Applications macros and automation
  • Microsoft Office 4.x, 95, 97, and 2000
  • MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, NT 3.51, NT 4.0, Windows 2000
  • Javascript
  • Programming the Microsoft DirectX APIs
  • LANs, networks, TCP/IP
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver 3.0
  • Good movies
  • Games and game theory
  • Travel
  • Contemplating the nature of the universe
  • Skiing, despite the fact I'm not very good at it
  • The beach
Referees Available upon request