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Matias Holte

Phone: +47 938 03 183
Email: matias.holte @

I am helpful and cheerful geek, looking for challenges just waiting to be solved.


Master in Informatics

January 2010 - Present
Specialization: Informatics for technical and scientific applications, with particular focus on algorithms, search, parallel computing, programming and bioinformatics. Also some topics on differential equations and finite element method.
Place of study: University of Oslo

Master in applied mathematics

August 2008 - June 2010
Specialization: Linear and nonlinear optimization, scheduling, optimizing timetables and distributing resources using the optimizing tool cplex.
Place of study: University of Oslo

Bachelor in computational science and mathematics

August 2004 - June 2006
Specialization: Calculus, java, python, C and assembly programming, algorithms, analysis, linear algebra.
Place of study: University of Oslo

Erasmus student

October 2006 - June 2008
Specialization: Technical mathematics
Place of study: Technical university Graz

Relevant experience

Software engineer

January 2013 - present
Job description: Developing java backend server for the former movie streaming service Comoyo view. Then moved to backend of the shopping app Sobazaar.
Place of work: Comoyo, later Telenor Digital


4 semesters between august 2008 and december 2011
Job description: Helping fellow students with exercises and correcting them. Prepare and hold group lectures and answer questions the student may have with the course. 3 semesters was on advanced algorithms, 1 semester was on a statistics course.
Place of work: University of Oslo

Reception officer

July 2009 - August 2009
Job description: Helping trainees coming to Oslo through IAESTE work exchange program, both on practical issues regarding housing, tax and registration, and on socialization.

IT Manager

September 2010 - September 2011
Position description: Member of board of IAESTE Norway, responsible for development and maintenance of server, member support, holding IT workshops.

Company presentation organizer

February 2010 - March 2010
Position description: Contact with company, order services and lead volunteers. The presentation was organized through IAESTE Oslo.

Kiosk manager

January 2012 - August 2012
Position description: Responsible for accounting and supplies in the private kiosk of Studentorchesteret Biørneblæs



Self assessment:
Good: Java, C++, C, Google app engine
Ok: PHP, databases, linux, latex, python, HTML


Self assessment:
Norwegian: Mother tongue
German: Proficient user (C1)
English: Proficient user (C1)



Summer 2001 - Summer 2004
International mathematical olympiad: Mathematical problem solving. One bronze medal (top half)


Topcoder: Algorithm competitions, Top 3% (as of February 2012)

5 times between 2004 and 2008
ACM ICPC: Student team programming competition, advanced to regional finals every time (NWERC or CERC)

Summer 2004
International Olympiad in Informatics: Algorithmic problem solving, bronze medal (top half).

I have been a mentor for international students at UiO. I'm a big fan of strategy board games (also won the norwegian championship in scrabble in 2008), and play tuba in the student orchestra. I also like swing dancing, hiking and cooking.
Available on request
This CV was correct as of 2014-05-07. For updated information, please contact me.