31 Syracuse Road
Nashua NH 03064-1752
603-943-0330 (cell)


Burton H. Janz


A principal-level software engineer with mission-critical architecture design and coding skills, and successful lead engineer experience.

Current Skills

·         C; bash/sh

·         Linux drivers/kernel internals; embedded Linux

·         NXP LX family; ARM Cortex-A15; Xilinx Zynq; Intel; Freescale I.MX5/6; TI OMAP

·         Yocto; custom build tools

·         GIT (porcelain); Jenkins; Agile (Atlassian Jira)

Additional Skills

·         C++; STL; BOOST; Python; Perl

·         TCP/IP (client/server)

·         GIT (plumbing); CVS/SVN

·         IBM/Freescale PPC (various); Intel/AMD x86

·         Redmine; Ansible

·         Windows

·         Wordpress (beginner)

Previous Experience

·         VXWorks; Microsoft Window internals; VMS; RSX; other UNIX

·         UDP protocols; RPC; XML; HTML; SOAP; NFS/SMB; COM/DCOM; other networking systems/protocols

·         UNIX (SYSV, BSD) drivers/internals; Microsoft drivers; RAID; SCSI; other device drivers and kernel internals

·         Android; Java/J2ME/MIDP; Microsoft Windows CE Embedded; MetroWerks for Palm; other embedded OS and IDEs

·         ClearCase; RCS

·         SQL; BASIC/VB; other languages

·         DOORS; Bugzilla; other bug tracking systems

·         Omnivision 5xxx

Operating Systems

·         CentOS, Ubuntu, custom embedded (kernels from 2.6.x thru 5.x)

·         Microsoft Windows 10, 8.

·         Apple OS X 10.x

·         Android

Education and Activities

·         Reviewer for Pakt Publishing “Yocto for Raspberry PI” (ISBN 978-1-78528-195-2)

·         Reviewer for Pakt Publishing “Embedded Linux Projects Using Yocto Project Cookbook” (ISBN 978-1-78439-518-6)

GCS Adjunct Instructor, Daniel Webster College, Nashua, 1999 to 2011 (curriculum included UNIX/Linux device drivers; networking concepts and protocol basics; system management; TCP/IP and sockets; C/C++ programming; OOP methodology and techniques; Artificial Intelligence)

·         Appears in product manuals for Yggdrasil Linux, 1994 and 1995.

·         Published in MIPS, Personal Workstation, and Leisure Times Magazines.

·         BSCS, Franklin Pierce College, 1988, with honors.

·         Honorable Discharge USN, 1982, while stationed aboard USNS Rigel as LPO of 23-man detachment.

·         BOD member, Gift of Life New England Inc., a 501(c)3 organization that arranges for no-cost open-heart surgery for children from 3rd world countries (www.golne.org).

·         VFW Post 483 (Nashua) Trustee (officer)

Employment History

       Available upon request.