Resume of Kari K. Hoijarvi

Kari K. Hoijarvi 314-783-2563(W) 314-843-6436(H)

9235 Cherry Brook Lane, Crestwood, MO 63126

Updated 02/21/2017


I have 30 years of experience on Microsoft's technologies. Since 2001 I have used Classic ASP, ASP.NET, C# and JavaScript for web programming. I have an extensive knowledge on older MS Windows technologies like COM, C++ with related libraries, and Visual Basic 6. I'm familiar with Unix systems as well.


Ansira Saint Louis, MO 2014 - Present

Software Developer
Tools and Platforms

C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, SQL Server


DataFed Saint Louis, MO 1992 - 1995, 2001 - 2014

Sr. Computer Specialist

I was the sole developer and administrator for the DataFed system. We're supporting Earth Science Research: Data collecting, cataloging, serving, processing, visualizing etc. With this system one can get the big picture about what is happening in the air pollution domain. I'm still maintaining the data updates and software. My early 90's work was similar; from that era my visualization crown jewel "3D Rendering of Global Clouds and Aerosols" got published in the National Geographic and in dozens of books.

Tools and Platforms

C#, F#, C++, Python, ASP.NET, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, SQLite, XML, IIS, Web Services, Windows and Linux


Vaisala Helsinki, Finland 1998 - 2001

Senior Software Engineer

I participated in further development of the Midas IV airport weather system, and I was the lead developer for MetMan large area data collection system.

Tools and Platforms

C++, Visual Basic 6, COM, TCP-IP, Oracle, Access, XML, MSMQ, Windows


Microsoft Redmond, WA 1995 - 1998

Software Design Engineer

I worked for Outlook 97, 98, Outlook Mac Client and Exchange. The team sizes varied between 4 and 30.

Tools and Platforms

C, C++, MAPI, Windows, Mac


Nokia Research Center Helsinki, Finland 1988 - 1992

Software Design Engineer

I was a core member of the Visual Planner team. It was a project management tool and its descendant is currently sold by PlanMill.

Northern Research and Engineering Corp. Woburn, MA 1986 - 1987


This was my thesis work, I made the first version of the CAE system MAX-AB which is still in production use.


Lappeenranta University of Technology, Department of Power Engineering, Finland, Diploma Engineer, 1988

Computer Aided Machining of Turbomachine Blades



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