My curiosity and my desire to communicate combined with my experience will be useful to your company to simplify your technical challenges and progress on your needs.
My last years were shared between management, planning the future changes, following technologies trends and having practical sessions on day to day. I like communication and being in relation with a couple of teams and departments to deliver my assigned tasks.
I have a lot of empathy, business loyalty combined with a pragmatic mindset which helps me to follow the KISS approach, while maintaining a link with the strategy and the others teams objectives.
Efficiently established new cloud environments on Azure using Terraform, ensuring reproducible and scalable infrastructure.
Orchestrated container deployments in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), leveraging Azure Container Registry for image management.
Implemented end-to-end CI/CD pipelines with Azure DevOps, automating application builds, testing, and deployments to AKS.
Adopted Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles using tools like Terraform for declarative and version-controlled infrastructure configurations.
Continuously improved deployment processes and system performance, conducting regular reviews to optimize resource utilization and reduce deployment time.
Key Skills: Kubernetes, Microsoft Azure, Terraform, HashiCorp Vault, CI/CD.
to June 2023
Orchestrated team organization for a young and inexperienced team, implementing career paths, one-on-one meetings, work rules, and perks benefits.
Defined hiring profiles and guided the local office through the recruitment process, ensuring the right talent acquisition.
Developed a viable business model to sell development services to clients in France and Belgium, tailoring the offering to meet market needs.
Created standardized contract templates to streamline deal-making and legal processes, aiding in risk management.
Established a sales pipeline and monitoring process to oversee the performance of two sales representatives, ensuring targets were met.
Coordinated with the accounting department to ensure financial data was up-to-date and aligned with operational objectives.
VP of Engineering
to June 2022
As VP of Engineering, I stayed close to customers and product requests to drive the product though development and production delivering.
I also shared my vision for the future with teams, and orchestrated the changes to achieve the company goal.
I am in a continuous learning path and stay up-to-date on technologies to share a large vision on engineering, tooling and architecture.
I am involved in customers services to onboard new clients projects.
I coordinated as Lead DevOps the teams to implement Observability and CI/CD Automation projects to respect defined SLI / SLO / SLA.
I worked on all tasks related to infrastructures, systems and security; also including release management and observability.
I also started CyberSecurity projects and coordinated platform updates to pass SOC2 audit (certification obtained in 2021)
recurrent meeting (backlog, 1o1, planning, daily)
OKR assessment: annual review
ongoing team projects
Infrastructure and Architecture:
budget, capacity planning
define process for delivery, deployment
SLA: define and review
Technical Documentation: review and follow
new customers projects onboarding
to June 2022
From a first product on data catalog mixed with GDPR press articles to Data Observability Platform, we made a 30 people company working in Europe remotely.
As co-founder I participated in implementing of legal agreements, HR rules, commercial strategy, customer support conditions and financial exchanges.
Growing a team from simple tasks to Agile aligned with company OKR was a challenging exercise.
CTO/Co-Founder - April 2017 until now
CEO/Co-Founder - November 2010 - to December 2015
CTO/Co-Founder - May 2008 - April 2009
Senior Network System Consultant - June 2005 to March 2009
to December 2019
2019 - TensorFlow on AWS at Paris 2019 - TensorFlow on Azure at Rotterdam
2018 / 2019 CyberSecurity on IoT at Mons
2018 / 2019 - Building Distributed Pipelines for Data Science Using Kafka, Spark, and Cassandra
2018 - Digital BoostCamp Data at Mons
Collaboration with Andy Petrella, Xavier Tordoir
Senior System Engineer
to February 2016
Nivelles (partial remote)
Responsible for developing a solution to manage IoT boxes and probes located over the world and track it to share compliance dashboard internally. Deploy agile habits with the Engineering team to start on Kanban
Senior System Engineering Consultant
to May 2015
Paris (partial remote)
Responsible for analyzing and implementing a dashboard based on ELK to share betting games KPIs.
Senior Systems Architect
Roularta Business Information
to September 2014
Bruxelles (partial remote)
Responsible for migrating new acquired projects on internal infrastructure and transferring knowledge to the new team.
Last 5 years skills
Agile Project Management
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
GitHub Enterprise + Advanced Security
HashiCorp (Consul, Packer, Vault)
Older skills and achievements
Linux administrator since 1996 (Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat, SuSE, CentOS)