Name: Thom Bottram
Age: 27 years
Location: Weebosch, The Netherlands
I am an allround software engineer with a growing knowledge of front and back-end techniques. I stand for quality, like structure and order. Optimizing applications and spending time on solving small details belong to my core skills. I like working in a team, because you learn faster and much more. As the saying goes: ‘two heads are better than one’.
Summa College – Senior Highschool
Aug 2011 – Jun 2015
I graduated from high school at level four. In the third year, classes like programming and networking were added, which I really enjoyed learning.
Were Di – Highschool
Aug 2007 – Jun 2011
Vmbo (Project Based Learning)
I graduated highschool, where I enjoyed doing project based learning. I realized in my second year of school that I wanted to do something with programming and so I started making small VB applications.
Alliance Machine Systems Europe B.V.
Apr 2019 – Current
Fulltime – PLC Software Engineer
Working as a Software Engineer on major European projects. The applications are PLC based and as a team we strive to create the perfect machine.
Lommers Tuinbouwmachines B.V.
Sep 2015 – Apr 2019
Fulltime – PLC Programmer / Electrician
Working as an electrician/programmer on industrial planting machines. The machines are made to be delivered worldwide, were as a result of which I have been given the ability to travel to America.
Jan 2014 – May 2014
Internship – Electrical assembly
During my internship at Connect Group I was working on cable and rack mounting in the cleanroom for the ASML machines. At the end of my internship, I also got a glimpse into doing a factory acceptance test.
Sep 2013 – Jan 2014
Internship – PCB assembly
During my internship at mechatronics I was involved in making and assembling PCB’s. These PCB’s were used in the products like a weightscale or interactive wall.
Samsung Netherlands R&D Center
Nov 2012 – Mar 2013
Internship – 3D CAD Designer (Pro Engineer)
During my internship at Samsung I was given the opportunity to design an antistatic test cabinet for testing electrowetting displays.
Completed: Januari 2013
TIA Portal System
Completed: July 2019
PROFINET Troubleshooting & Maintenance
Completed: November 2021
Structured Text (ST)
Ladder Diagram (LD)
Visual Basic (VB)
English (Daily use)
Siemens TIA Portal
Omron CX Programmer
Some of the projects I made as a hobby
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