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Jacobus Kotze

Founder - Javus Software Inc

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Jacobus Kotze

Stellenbosch - South Africa

Details

Availability

Full-time

Skills

  • Xamarin.Android,
  • Xamarin.iOS,
  • Xamarin.Forms,
  • Microsoft Azure,
  • Visual Studio,
  • C#,
  • HTML5,
  • CSS,
  • JavaScript GitHub,
  • Atlassian,
  • Node.Js Adobe Photo...,
  • Adobe Illustrator,

My Bio

I was raised in a household of left and right brainers, my mother, an accountant who ventured into the events and decorating business and my father, a Civil Engineer with his own consulting business. This domestic dynamic encouraged me towards a logical way of thinking and a natural affinity for solving quantitative problems. The regular social interaction with a broad spectrum of personalities that I was exposed to, from a young age, through my mother’s events business enabled me to develop confidence to voice his opinion as well as listen to other people’s ideas. Armed with the natural skill of solving quantitative problems and a passion for design I enrolled myself at the University of Stellenbosch (US) for a degree in Civil Engineering.

As time evolved fulfilling my engineering profession it came apparent that my true passion lies at software development. I have developed some software packages in the industry of engineering, but realized in 2015 I want to permanently engage into the cloud based mobile app development sector. Studying Engineering was a good choice as it equipped me with improving my natural skill of solving problems. As a result I enrolled myself at Xamarin University and Started my own software business viz, Javus Software Inc.

Software development is a though and challenging industry, and I love solving challenges.

Experience

I graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2012 with a degree in Structural Engineering.
- From 2013 - End 2015 I gained experience at Aurecon in Structural Engineering, during this time I learned myself programming and applying my mind to it after working hours
- in 2016 I Started Javus Software, Inc to develop my own innovative Mobile Applications using Xamarin. My Project involved developing www.parq.co.za, this platform will enable users to seamlessly pay for parking at parking facilities (i.e. Malls and Airports)
- in 2016 I also gained part time experience at GLS Software to help develop there propriety software viz, Wadiso and Sewsan

Education

- matriculated from Paul Roos Gymnasium in 2008, Stellenbosch
- Graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 2012 with a degree in Structural Engineering
- Attended Xamarin University in 2016, Completed Certification