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Toni Nikkanen

Until 2019, Senior Embedded SW Engineer, Valeo Deutschland

Berlin, Germany

Skills

C
embedded
Linux
Software engineering
C++
industrial
telecommunications
line management
site management
management
automotive
smartphones
native
CAN
CanOpen
C#
testing
test automation
open source
GNU toolchain
gcc
android
android porting
android platform development
git
bluetooth
Bluetooth LE
Renesas
Microcontrollers

Timeline

Professional experience for Toni Nikkanen

  • Current , since Apr 2019

    Senior Software Engineer

    MBition GmbH - Mercedes-Benz Innovation Lab

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jul 2017 - Mar 2019

    Senior Embedded SW Engineer

    Valeo Deutschland

    Development of embedded software on Renesas RH850, RL78 and NXP LPC1768 microcontrollers, TI CC2540/CC2650 wireless controllers. Bluetooth Low Energy, CAN, LIN, keyless entry/passive entry. Green Hills and IAR C compilers. Develop a passive entry prototype with accurate and fast proximity detection of multiple users with Bluetooth LE.

  • 5 years, Jul 2012 - Jun 2017

    Senior SW Engineer

    OpenSynergy GmbH

    Development of the Blue SDK Bluetooth stack. Developed protocols and profiles such as HID, PAN, SPP, SAP, AVRCP, VVMP. Implemented IPSP (6LowPAN IPv6 over Bluetooth LE). Attended 4 UPF events. Tools: Frontline CPAS, PTS, Codenomicon Defensics. Integrated software for boards based on Freescale I.MX53 and I.MX6 SoCs. Blue SDK Bluetooth stack and WiFi chip integration into Android platform. Virtualized Linux and Android development for the automotive industry, customer training workshops.

  • 10 months, Jul 2011 - Apr 2012

    Site Manager, Berlin

    Teleca

    Starting Teleca's new Berlin office, hiring software engineers, line manager role, supervise multi-site projects, bid work, act as a customer interface, represent the company in technical events, approve invoices. Our team implemented projects with technologies such as NFC, in-door navigation (HTML5 mobile app), automotive, smart home/energy metering for Android, and location based services. I was also the lead Qt expert and trainer in Teleca Germany.

  • 9 months, Oct 2010 - Jun 2011

    Software Specialist

    Teleca

    Subcontracting to Nokia Gate5 in Berlin. Software development and prototyping in the areas of Qt/QML, MeeGo, Symbian, web front- and back-end development (Javascript, ZEND Framework, PHP). Supported Teleca in preparing bids. I am also the lead Qt expert and trainer in Teleca Germany.

  • 9 years and 5 months, May 2001 - Sep 2010

    Senior Software Engineer

    Cybercom

    Software engineering in multiple long projects spanning telecommunications equipment, automotive, industrial, smartphones, embedded, realtime, Linux.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Feb 2000 - Apr 2001

    Systems development specialist

    Kuulalaakeri

    Web development using the PHP language and MySQL relational database. Some C++ and Oracle development.

  • 7 months, Sep 1999 - Mar 2000

    Freelance web developer

    Mimedia

    Web development using Perl.

  • 9 months, Dec 1998 - Aug 1999

    Freelance programmer

    Affecto

    Developed Oracle reports using BusinessObjects tools. Some Y2K fixes to legacy software written in Perl.

Educational background for Toni Nikkanen

  • Current , since Sep 1995

    Computer Science

    University of Turku

    Major: Computer Science Minors: math, business economics

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Basic

  • Finnish

    First language

  • Swedish

    Basic

Wants

Expertise requests
business contacts
getting back in touch with former co-workers and business partners

Interests

Technology
science
science fiction
photography
analog
Leica
rangefinder
messsucher
M3
M6
figital
travel
cats

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