Jonas Julian Jensen

Jonas Julian Jensen

About me

I'm an FPGA engineer and VHDL instructor from Norway.

I hold a master's degree in informatics, and I have experience working as a developer for Norway's leading defense company.

In June 2018, I left my job to live as a location-independent developer.


Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (Jan 2013 - Jun 2018)

Project Engineer

Worked on digital logic design, embedded programming, and image processing.

Tools used in my line of work:

  • C++
  • Python
  • VHDL
  • OpenCV
  • Qt GUI framework
  • Xilinx toolchain
  • QuestaSim / ModelSim
  • Virtex-6 architecture
  • Zynq-7000 SoC
  • Arduino

University of Oslo (Aug 2007- Aug 2012)

Master's Degree, Robotics and Intelligent Systems

Master’s thesis on database acceleration using partial run-time reconfiguration in FPGAs (Grade: A):

Completed courses including:

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Computer Architecture
  • Internet Protocols
  • Discrete Electronics
  • FPGA Design
  • CMOS Design
  • Microcontrollers

Converted to Linux (Nov 1998)

In November 1998 I formatted the hard drive of my Pentium 133 MHz system and installed Red Hat 5.1 Manhattan Linux. Since that day, Linux has been my preferred operating system.


VHDLwhiz icon Don’t work harder than you have to!

This is my business site about VHDL, a computer language used for designing digital logic.


oslo-quant screenshot

This is my Python framework for analysis of stock market data from the Oslo exchange and Nasdaq OMX.


Jonas from OsloPro

This is my YouTube channel about Oslo.

I am the guy walking around Oslo with a selfie-stick, sharing my best tips.


Mobile: 555-555-555