Niels at Debreuck Neirynck: Software Developer With Long Time Love for Code
Consider Niels at ease as someone with a deep-rooted love for coding. Both professionally and as a hobby, he has always been busy with all things concerning clean code. So a job at Debreuck Neirynck really suits him. Check out the full story of Niels!
Long Time Passion for Coding
A bachelor’s degree in Applied Informatics (HoGent) in your pocket and a long time passion for coding, seems to be the perfect combo for a job in the area of clean code. Through a temp agency, Niels ended up at Debreuck Neirynck. As he has always been fascinated about all things coding related, he already had quite a portfolio built up. A factor that certainly played to his advantage during his application interview. Niels was given a coding assignment, which he succeeded with flying colours. Moreover, it immediately became clear that there was a very good match between Niels’ ambitions and the objectives of Debreuck Neirynck. Meanwhile, Niels has been working for five years as a Software Developer at Debreuck Neirynck.
Efficient Fleet Management Solution
During his 5 year journey at Debreuck Neirynck, Niels mainly focused on one specific assignment for Van Dessel Insurance Brokers one of the top five insurance brokers in Belgium. The latter is specialized in fleet insurance. As main developer, Niels had to create a software solution for an efficient fleet- and policy management called Fleet Solutions. A system that is able to calculate figures, track reports and send automated communication to customers and insurance companies. You can read the entire story on this project in our cases section.
At the start of this project, Niels was working in smaller teams, consisting of max. 2 people. But as the scope of the assignment grew bigger and bigger, so did the team. Niels is the walking documentation of the legacy code. Documentation that is essential information to the rest of the team. So consider him the team lead on this project. He must ensure that everything runs smoothly, that customer questions are answered timely, and that updates are implemented in a proper way. In short, guaranteeing a robust and maintainable system.
Becoming True Code Experts
Niels describes Debreuck Neirynck as the perfect playground for up-and-coming developers. As the company has a very open attitude towards new technologies, programming languages and techniques, it’s a great environment to acquire lots of knowledge and expertise. In addition, you get the opportunity to follow different courses and workshops, attend conferences (e.g. Mineclosure) and benefit from a great amount of in-house training (educational webinars, discussion panels, etc.).
And last but not least, Debreuck Neirynck is well-known for their warm and welcoming atmosphere. A team of passionate people who like to support each other to become true code experts. Something further enhanced by team drinks, team buildings, etc. In short, a company that combines the best of several worlds!