Name: A.R. Hecht (Arnold Ruben)
Birth date: 9 June 1954
Nationality: Dutch citizen
Actuation: Senior Software Engineer
Work area: International
Education: HTS Technical Computer Technology
Languages Dutch, Ingles, Spanish, Portuguese, German
Experience since: 1979
2004 PHP, JAVA, OpenLDAP. PERL, OpenMosix Clusters
2003 Oracle 8i, Sendmail, Apache, Samba, DNS, IIS, E-Commerce, MySQL, PostgreSQL
2002 ERP JDEdwards Xe Development Tools part 1 & 2, and Report writer
2001 LINUX (Redhat, SuSE, Mandrake), Java script, BASH
1999 NT 4.0, TCP/IP
1997 NOVELL 4.1, HTML, Internet Site
1996 Radio & TV Technician
1995 Satellite Systems, CCTV systems (Pelco)
1994 P.O.S. System, Bookkeeper (Accounting)
1992 NOVELL 3.12, C++
1990 PROGRESS 4GL
1986 Advanced Unix (kernel BSD), COBOL
1985 C, PPL, LAN’s, Ethernet, HDLC, SDLC
1981-1983 AMBI modules I1, I2, T1, T2, B1, S1
1982 Pascal, Assembler’s x86, 68000, CP/M, MPM II
1980 Fortran, PL/M 86, DOS
1979 Operating system 0S/360
2003 – Today Various companies Freelance Software Engineer
2002 – 2003 KeenTech B.V./ NCIM-group Senior Software Engineer
2000 – 2001 ABC Team Freelance Software Engineer
1998 – 2000 UNIWARE Software Engineer
1994 – 1998 Pro Tronics Projectmanager
1985 – 1994 Ten Holland B.V. Hardware and Software Engineer
1979 – 1985 Keycomp Systems Software Engineer
Unix (SCO, SUN) Linux, Novell, Windows NT, DOS , PMS, OS/2.
COBOL, PROGRESS, PL/M, C++, C, Java script, Fortran, BASIC, SQL, Assembler’s Z80, x86, 68000
JD Edwards, Oracle8i, TOA, MS-office, MS Project, LOTUS 123, Peachtree, Star office, Dbase III, Progress,
Quasar, SQL Ledger.
Systems architecture / infrastructure
Novell, UNIX (Solaris, SCO Open Server 5), CP/M, MPM II, LINUX, Windows NT /2000
Other knowledge /and experience
PAS5500, INTEL In Circuit Emulator, HP Logic Analysers, HP PROTOCOL ANALYSERS, x386, Z80,
MC68000, GWGEM, QAC, YACT, DDD, SAP, SECSIM-PRO, VT320, IOLAN, Flow, Altos, MPM/2.
2003-2005 Freelance on Project Basis
Senior Software Engineer
May 2003- Today Various companies
Installation of Windows and LINUX networks
Installation of DNS Server with DDNS, Mail Server (Sendmail,
Postfix), Fetchmail, POP3, Spamassassin, Databases, Web servers,
E-commerce sites (PHP), JBOSS
PHP web applications with MySQL, LDAP, Samba servers, Network
Monitoring Services, Routers, NFS and NIS servers
Print Services (CUPS), Web server with (SSL) and Hosting Servers
Internet sharing via NAT, Firewalls, IPtables, DHCP, OpenSSH.
2002 – 2003 KeenTech B.V./ NCIM-group
Senior Software Engineer
Januari 2002- May 2003 VOPAK
VOPAK PEPI project,
The PEPI project involved the roll-out of the JD Edwards ERP package
For the order, purchases and financials administration, the PTBA package
for the administration of the handling of the de tankers, on site of the 75
terminals of VOPAK worldwide.
The JDEdwards ERP and the PTBA were interconnected via a Interface.
Within the JD Edwards ERP package:
Issue testing (new functionalities testing and Bug fixes);
Execution of scenario testing to verify the integral working of the
Within the PTBA package:
The reservation and mounting of the infrastructure for the transport
of petrol. Chemical cleaning of oil pipes, coupling of pumps and
The loading and unloading of tankers and the over pumping of oil,
gas and other chemicals from one tank to another tank.
Tank measurements, and sample collecting quality control and
determining of the liquid density.
2000 – 2001 ABC Team
Freelance Software Engineer
March .2000 – December 2001 ASML
Layout Sustaining, Maintaining Embedded software
The maintenance, adaptation and expansion of the PAS5500 STEPPER
and SCANNER package. This embedded software takes care of the
controlling of the STEP and SCANNERS machines used for the
illumination of wafers, which are being used in the Manufacturing of
This package is divided in more than 72 components (areas) such as BD
(Job definition), BC (batch control), IL (Illumination) SECS (factory
automation), BD (Batch Definition)
Factory automation offers the possibility to control more than one steps
and scanners at distance from a HOST via the SECS protocol.
My activities within these above mentioned components were,
Taking care of the problem reports and change requests coming from
the field (factories worldwide).
The reconstruction of the errors and giving advice to resolve the
The writing of a EPS (Elementary Performance Specification), EDS
(Elementary Data Specification) and TPS (Test Performance
Specification) and afterwards at the conclusion the TAR’s (Test
The execution of code reviews;
Coaching of other team members;
Updating of software release bulletin.
Branch: Semi-conductor System information: SUN-SPARC, IBM PC, PAS5500, UNIX-SUN
SOLARIS, NT4.0, C, FASTTOOL, GWGEM,
QAC, YACT, DDD, GVIM, SAP, SUNQ,
1998 – 2000 UNIWARE
November 1998 – February 2000 Software package for the marketing of flowers and plants
The maintenance, adaptation and expansion of a financial and logistic
package for the auction of flowers and plants.
The generating and printing of barcodes with barcode printers;
Exporting and importing of data to and from hand held barcode
Removing Millennium bugs from the packages
Making conversions from old packages to a new standard form, to
reduce maintenance cost.
Tracking down and fixing of bugs
Modelling of PD (Customs) forms in the language of the country
Collecting of CBS (Statistics data), during the processing of a sale.
Composing of the Invoice lay-out via menu options
The generating and sending of quotations lists conform the client
E-mailing of multi attachments (Invoices and Reports) generated via
batch processing overnight.
Wrote a program to configure IOLAN’s hubs remotely.
Branch: Auction of flowers and System informatie: IBM PC, IOLAN, VT320,
plants UNIX-SCO OpenServer 5, INFORMIX, C, C++
1994 – 1998 Pro Tronics
September 1994 – August 1998 Designing of projects and monitoring of the execution.
I was the project manager within this consulting company, managing the
projects and a department of 46 people.
The design of LAN ‘s, Intranet, WAN's, making use of T1 services,
multiplexes, routers and bridges. Installation of hardware and sofware for
web hosting. Installation of SQL server 6.5 and Microsoft Exchange
server. The administration of client networks.
Giving advice and writing of reports for the implementation of
The design of advanced CCTV (Closed circuit TV) systems.
Applying of technology such as coaxitron systems, microwave links,
video multiplexing and fiber optic video transport.
Design and installation of Satellite reception systems and the distribution
of video feeds in small area communities (SAM TV), PABX systems.
Access control and alarm systems.
Sending out quotations and making bids.
Branch: Telecommunication System information: MS-DOS, NOVELL, WINDOWS 95, WINDOWS
NT, Datacom. en networks, C, Database, SDM,
WP, PEACHTREE, LOTUS, COREL
1985 – 1994 Ten Holland B.V
Hardware en Software Engineer
November 1985 - August 1994 Design and implementation of a public WAN and Fiber optic LAN’s
Participating in the design and implementation of a public X25 data
network, The designing of LAN’s (thick Ethernet) for factories, and the
programming of Hitachi proces controllers.
Participating in the transfer of technology from Japan (Hitachi mini
computers, process controllers and robots) to local companies.
Made modifications to the drivers of the 8 inch harddisks controllers and
some communication packages.
Design of Dumb terminals, connecting them via a PAD (with protocols
X3, X25, X29) to communicate with a remote IBM mainframe via CICS.
Participating in the design and implementation of a desktop service
system and the expansion of a multi-user and multi-language Belgium
Branch: Telecommunication, System information: Flow, UNIX, C, IBMPC, NEC, HITACHI V90/5,
Automation. PAD, MS-DOS, NOVELL, PMS, OS/2,
PROGRESS, SQL, PL/M, Yourden, DBASE
1979 – 1985 Keycomp Systems
March 1979 – August 1985 Software house
Worked within this project INTERFOOD as a designer and programmer.
This project was composed of the following sub systems:
Purchasing and sales administration
Contact - relation administration
Within this project I participated in the functional design of the system
and the writing of the programs of the various components. After the
rollout I work at the helpdesk giving support to the customers in the use
of this package.
Afterward this package was adapted for a soap factory and a furniture
Branch: Food industry System information: ALTOS, MPM/2, COBOL