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Name Kraaijkamp
Initials R.J.
Christian name Ron
Residence Lopik
Nationality Dutch
Marrial status Married
Date of birth August 10, 1959
Place of birth Utrecht
Occupation System Integrator and Financial Solutions Technical Consultant at Thomson Reuters
Availability After consultation


1971 - 1976 Mavo, Utrecht, the Nederlands. Diploma achieved.
1976 - 1981 MTS (elektronica), Utrecht, the Nederlands. Diploma achieved.


1981 - 1985 Selfstudy programming in Basic and machine language on Z80 en 8086 processor
1984 - present Via employer (Thomson) Reuters
Various internal courses for Reuters' specific products (dozens), certificates achieved.

RMDS specific:
3000 Xtra

1994 NT4 workstation
2005 ITIL Foundation, certificate archieved.
2005 Prince2 Foundation, certificate archieved.
2006 Team building event, Belgian Ardennes.
2007 Project management (Reuters internal, Brussels), certificate archieved.
2007 Mansal: Customer-oriented acting, certificate archieved.
2008 - 2009 Intuition: Introduction to the Financial Markets, module 1 en 2
2009 Advance RMDS (as a "train de trainer" course and refresh course advanced RMDS),
2009 Start with Linux certification
2010 The Art & Science of Positive Influence, by Amy Carroll
2011 Thomson Reuters: Technical Eikon training, installation and fault finding (Eikon: Thomson Reuters desktop and infrastructure)
Thomson Reuters: Eikon eLearning, all modules
Thomson Reuters: Third Party Data Compliance
Thomson Reuters: Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Acknowledgement
Thomson Reuters: Diversity in Practice
Skillsoft eLearning: Internet Site Development
Skillsoft eLearning: Web 2.0 Fundamentals
Skillsoft eLearning: Web Development Fundamentals


2008 - now Thomson Reuters, Amsterdam, the Nederlands
April 17, 2008 Reuters merged with Thomson.

Half of my time I am working external for Rabobank International.
Day by day activities did not change that much.
1984 - 2008 Reuters B.V., Amsterdam, the Nederlands
(Thomson) Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals.
Also (Thomson) Reuters delivers World (photo) news to a wide range of institutions.

As a maintenance engineer, I repaired all kind of equipment, internal, but mostly external at the client site. This varied from newsticket printers, specific Reuters equipment, to complete arbitrage systems. Considering the markets we work in, work was done under (time) presure.

Later work shifted towards software installation and maintenance on Solaris en Windows system and technical project management, documenting and administer, when installing RMDS system.

Besides the above activities, consulting and training for clients are added to my tasks.

1987 - 1989 As on-site engineer at ABN Bank, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1991 - 1992 As on-site engineer at Rabobank International building and maintaining a Triarch installation, in all its aspects. Utrecht, the Netherlands.
2008 - 2009
April 17, 2008 Reuters merged with Thomson.

Activities did not change.
1982 - 1984 A.C.D. (Automatische Controle Dienst), Vianen, the Nederlands

Building, maintaining telephone alarm systems, especially systems for several water board districts in the Netherlands.
Deliver all kinds of security systems at broad type of companies.

1981 - 1982 Apprenticeship MTS
Mulder Elektronica, Den Bosch, the Nederlands
Electronic parts and equipment.
Sonar Geluidstechniek, Driebergen, the Nederlands
Sound and Vision techniques.
Fobeco B.V., Vianen, the Nederland
Food and beverage control, automation equipment.


Hardware Digital PDP8a, Intel x86, Sun (Sparc, Ultra, Fire)
Software MS-DOS, WFW, Win9x, Windows NT, W2K, WinXP, Vista, Win7, Unix/Solaris, Open Windows
MS-Office, Open Office, VMware, VirtualBox, 3000Xtra, Power Plus Pro
Programming/webtools Basic / HTML, PHP, CMS, (Java)

Additional information


Dutch Good proficiency, spoken as in writing.
English Good proficiency knowledge, spoken as in writing.
Driver license BE

Personal interests

Websites building As voluntary work (Dutch websites):
Gereformeerde Kerk Lopik
Tentdagen Lopik
Transportbedrijf de Bruijn en Zn's
Villa Kakelbont Lopik
Huidverzorgings Instituut Lopik
Photographing Landscapes and concerts.
Music Listen to- and visits of symphonic/progressive rock music.
Rambling Recreational walking/rambling in Lopikerwaard (center of the Netherlands and other rural settings.
Foto Ron Kraaijkamp

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