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  • Riga, Latvia
  • +371 28675312

Herberts Markuns

Java Programmer


Talented, hard-working and growing programmer. Always willing to learn more and to face different and hard challenges. Comfortable working in an agile environment. Brings positive energy to colleagues around him. 

Experienced in creating and maintaining 3rd party plugins, web applications, and desktop applications in Java using frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, and Vaadin. Experienced both in Front-end and Back-end development.  

Speaks fluently in English and Latvian, and well in Russian. 

Work History

Nov 2014Present



Front End and Back End development.

Web application development, desktop application development and maintenance, 3rd party plugin development and maintenance, REST Web Service development. 

Mostly Java, Javascirpt, jQuery, HTML, SQL and some CSS.

Mar 2014Mar 2014

Casual Interpreter

EuropeAid - Development Education Awareness Raising

Was part of the "Developing Confident Global Learning Communities" project, as an English - Latvian interpreter for teenage students

Mar 2012Sep 2014

Community Manager

Volunteer community manager and website administrator.

Jun 2012Jun 2014

Warehouse worker

Varied positions: Item receiver, line loader, and-on responder, parcel / pallet unloader, dock worker, ICQA (quality assurance), and problem solver for Parcel Unload area.



BSc Computer Science

Swansea University (Wales, United Kingdom)

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science, Achieved First Class Honours


Commercial studies

Latvian Business and Management Academy (Latvia)

Commercial studies Diploma


General Education

Olaines Secondary School Nr.1 (Latvia)

General Educations Diploma


English (fluent), Latvian (native), Russian (good).

Programming Languages

Strongest: Java, 

Moderate: HTML, Javascript, jQuery, SQL.

Weaker: CSS, C#, C++, Prolog, Ailog, Haskell.

Common Use Tools and Environments

Windows, Linux, Android, Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence), Apache (Tomcat, and various libraries for Java), Database Systems, Eclipse IDE, IntelliJ IDE, SVN, GIT, Firebug, TeamViewer, GIMP, Audacity, Adobe Premier, SSH, SFTP, Java Frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, Vaadin). 


Programming, basketball, videogames, video making, inline skating, longboarding, squash, tennis.