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I am the opposite of a grunt worker.

If you want someone who will pursue a multifaceted understanding of your problem, hire me. If you need someone tenacious enough to face an intractible problem, hire me. If you would like someone meticulous and intention-filled in both their code and their words, hire me.

I will be one of your team's greatest assets, guaranteed.

  Location: Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
  Remote: Yes
  Willing to relocate: No
  Experience: 5 years professional software development, 20 years tinkering with Linux userspace and programming languages, Master's in Algebraic Geometry
  Technologies: Linux userspace, Shell, C, Haskell, Scheme, J (language), Python
  Résumé/CV: https://wilsonb.com/cv.pdf 
  Email: employment@wilsonb.com
Personally, I will be biased toward opportunities offering experience in "interesting" languages (e.g. Haskell, Lisp, APL/J, etc.) My background is diverse enough to make summaries almost meaningless, but suffice it to say that I virtually grew up hacking around on Linux boxes and with programming. My education is in pure math, with a special interest on algebra, linear and otherwise.

My strongest asset is the ability to quickly asborb and develop an intricate, protean understanding of complex issues. It's a skill not limited just to technical problems. My weakest point is excessive curiosity which tempts me down exciting rabbit holes. I use the task managing system taskwarrior to keep this in check. The thing I care about most on a team is strong communication. I almost subconciously take on the role of mediator and communications facilitator due to this value.

Looking forward to hearing from you!






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