Jon Paul Nollmann
né Darren Senn
(888) 869-5668 (pager)
(510) 719-9963 (cell)
5/96-Present: Ballistic Technologies Running my own business to do contract
hardware and software engineering. Clients have included: Siebel Systems:
Call center application maintenance and improvements. SQL optimization.
NT and UNIX portable C++, SQL, Install Shield, TCL. Energy Interactive:
Firewall, proxy server, and mail host configuration. W3 Corporation: Linux
system installation, repair, internal security audit, and system administration
consultation. Predictive Systems, Inc: Security software installation and
integration on NT, Solaris, and HP/UX. Japan Systems America: Linux system
repair and system administration consultation. Scopus International: Motif/X/UNIX
debugging on IRIX, SunOS, Solaris, and HP/UX. Internationalization. Database
programming. Development of an offline database replication daemon under
NT and UNIX. System security consultation. Interro Systems: Instruction
of engineers on real time programming with a specific emphasis on Interro's
product. See below. Thuridion: Motif/X/UNIX debugging on Solaris. Postscript
6/92-5/96: Interro Systems, Inc. One of the original engineers, I was
central in the development of their entire product line, a family of handheld
automotive diagnostic computers. I developed all the software which drives
the acquisition circuitry, the data analysis code, and some of the user
interface. I also contributed to the design of the acquisition hardware
itself, including the period counter, gain circuitry, backlight, power
monitoring, high speed acquisition, peak detect, and RS-232 communications.
Configured and administered Interro's computer resources, including their
Internet connection, gateway, and web site.
10/89-6/92: University of California, Santa Cruz. User interface programmer
for a research project developing an automated surface router for multichip
modules, called SURF. X, Motif, and Postscript under various UNIX platforms.
10/87-10/89: University of California, Santa Cruz Student computer consultant.
Ran one of the computer labs on campus, helping students, faculty and staff
to use the systems. Taught courses ranging from the basic use of DOS to
programming under UNICOS on the Cray Y/MP.
POCSAG decoder Cell phone jammer Robotic controller Digital puzzlebox Yaesu
FT-50R reprogrammer High energy broadband RF cannon
Linux (one of the original kernel authors) Yaesu FT-50R enhancements
Darkwater GIT Lessons (http://www.darkwater.com/git/index.html)
Sysadmin for Darkwater and my own machines for the last 10 years, and webmaster
for Darkwater for the past 3 years, helping with the administration of
dis.org for the past year and a half. Former domain registrar for all the
.ca.us domains within Santa Cruz and southern Santa Clara counties.
Hunting, target shooting, pyrotechnics, chemistry, electronics, fencing,
video games, cooking (and eating!), reading, cryptography, legal wrangling,
- Bachelor's Degree, Computer Engineering. Honors in the Comprehensive. UCSC.
- Self educated in nearly all my skills.
- Past projects
- 16-bit fully orthogonol CPU (discrete)
- UART (integrated logic)
- 2 1/2 octave 2 voice programmable wavetable organ with adjustable attack, decay, and mixing. (discrete logic)
- Handheld automotive diagnostics computer.
- Database replication daemon.
Jon Paul Nollmann