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Erik Heimdal

Computer Science Student

CONTACT

  • erik[at]heimdal.dev

BORN

  • February 14, 2002

EDUCATION

  • Master of Science
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Lund University, Sweden
  • 2023-Today
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Edith Cowan University, Australia
  • 2021-2022

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

  • Swedish native
  • Latvian native
  • English full professional
  • Spanish elementary

WORK EXPERIENCE

Stealth Startup

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN06.2024-Present

ARKAD

BACKEND DEVELOPER

LUND, SWEDEN03.2024-Present

I played a pivotal role in driving and enhancing the backend for our mobile applications and website. Working closely with the IT Manager, I ensured robust and scalable system solutions.

My focus was on optimizing performance and enhancing user experience. With responsibilities ranging from system architecture to the implementation of new features and maintenance of the existing codebase, aiming to support and improve team workflows and processes.

5 Monkeys Agency

FULLSTACK DEVELOPER

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN01.2023-Present

Worked on high-impact web projects, utilizing Next.js, Django, and PostgreSQL to deliver solutions for thousands of users. My role emphasized autonomy and direct client interaction, enhancing my skills in professional, production-grade software development.

I was responsible for the development of the backend system, including the API and database, as well as the frontend, for eddalabs.com and jacksons.se. I also created an internal tool for database management, streamlining the deployment process for both companies.

Gradelift AB

FRONTEND DEVELOPER

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN07.2022-01.2023

GradeLift AB is a small startup for easily connecting students with tutors. I led DevOps and frontend development using Github Actions, Docker, and React. This position provided valuable insight into the business side of creating a corporation.

I converted the codebase from JavaScript to TypeScript, and completed the development of an internal component library. I also redesigned core parts of the website for better UX, and added desktop support.

ORGANIZATIONS

Flägermeisters

LUND, SWEDEN2023-Present

Founding member and active participant of LTH's competitive cyber security team, partaking in international CTF contests. I have an interest in all major categories, but my main expertise lies in reverse engineering, forensics, and OSINT.

I have also been involved in the maintenance and development of the team's discord bot, meisterbot, used for assisting the team during CTFs.

DWWW (Datasektionen)

LUND, SWEDEN2024-Present

Conducted the development and maintenance of the LTH Data Science Section's digital platforms, including the app and website, dsek.se.

RoyalRoppers

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN2022-2023

I competed with Royal Roppers somewhat regularly in CTF challenges for about a year before moving to Lund. RoyalRoppers are generally regarded as the best active CTF team in Sweden.

SKILLS

Programming Languages

Python, TypeScript, JavaScript, C#, R, Scala, Clojure, Java, AutoIt3

Other Skills

PostgreSQL, Docker, TCP/IP, git, REST, Svelte, Qwik, Next.js, PyTorch, TensorFlow, Cyber Security, Django

OTHER

  • Election committee member for Aleph Zero, an association for mathematics students at Danderyds Gymnasium
  • Placed 2nd in SNHT Bootcamp CTF, a competition organized for selecting team members for the European Cybersecurity Challenge (ECSC).
  • Placed 3nd in Säkerhets-SM 2021, an annual cybersecurity competition for Swedish students.