Join / lead a team of motivated people to work on IT projects with high technology context where I can deepen my knowledge and help by:

  • monitoring each business critical part of our infrastructure / applications
  • sharing knowledge with anyone who’s hungry for more
  • pushing and challenging performance of our systems
  • automating myself out of a job

I believe in collaboration - cross-functional teams - continuous improvement - work/life balance - collaborative authority over dictatorship - honesty / transparency - fun..


Professional experience as a Linux Operations engineer for 10+ years
Extensive experience with Amazon Web Services
In-depth knowledge and implementation of CI / CD
In-depth knowledge and implementation of Cloud infrastructure and deployment automation techniques
Good knowledge on website performance and application delivery lifecycle
Good knowledge in application development (frontend and backend)


Bilingual french / english (speaking / written / read)
Basic knowledge of Chinese Mandarin (speaking)


Family - Music - Sports - Gardening

Professional experience

April 2016 to now: Cevo.com.au (Australia - Melbourne)

Position : Devops consultant (Full-time)

Clients: Realestate.com.au / Aconex / Monash University

  • Built an AWS cost reporting tool per team, for the finance department
  • Helping customers by giving them direction on their devops journey
  • Built continuous delivery pipeline and coaching teams through it
  • Built ADFS-AWS integration for the CLI tool
  • Migrating applications to AWS cloud

August 2015 to April 2016: Sportsbet.com.au (Australia - Melbourne)

Position : Senior systems engineer (Full-time)


  • Supporting the betting platform
  • Monitoring the systems during the peaks of the year
  • Capacity planning
  • Helping development teams with deployments
  • Liaising between development and operations teams
  • Troubleshooting load issues

Other Tasks:

  • 24x7 on-call duty escalation

May 2013 to August 2015: Realestate.com.au Ltd (Australia - Richmond)

Position : Lead Site Operations (Full-time)
Property portals


  • Managing a small Operations team (4 members + myself)
  • Organizing, writing courses and running various training internally for REA employees
  • Train developers on Operations
  • Ensuring our deployments are as easy as possible
  • Integrating / improving monitoring tools so that it becomes easier for anyone to understand
  • Advice team on how to build infrastructure in AWS Cloud services
  • Migrating our applications from the datacenter into AWS Cloud
  • Reduced our AWS account setup together with VPC configuration from 2 weeks to half an hour
  • Reduced time to setup application deployment from one or two weeks to a day

Other Tasks:

  • 24x7 on-call duty escalation
  • Running a few talks at IT meetups to present how we do IT in REA
  • Upgrade of software
  • Ensure our apps are secure, perform well and resilient

April 2011 to May 2013: Realestate.com.au Ltd (Australia - Richmond)

Position : Site Availability & Performance Engineer (Full-time)
Property portals

Responsabilities :

  • Ensure the sites are performing well and highly available
  • Empower developers to do Ops tasks
  • Automate our application deployments
  • Improving the monitoring and the global infrastructure
  • Maintaining border routers network rules and Cisco ASA firewall rules
  • Managing the Netscaler Load Balancers rules
  • Performed Datacenter Migrations

Other Tasks :

  • Virtualization of old hardware
  • 24x7 on-call duty on a rotative basis
  • Upgrade of software & hardware

July 2009 to March 2011: AMEN (Agence des MEdias Numériques)

Position: System & Network Administrator (Full-time)
Web hosting

Migration of a SPOF mail infrastructure into a clustered one including several nodes:

  • Creation of Provisioning scripts to manage mailing lists / mailboxes / aliases / domains …
  • Cluster managed with Pacemaker
  • Managed resources: Virtual IPs / MTA / Mailing lists / Anti-virus / Anti-Spam / IMAP / POP / Clustered Filesystem / Databases / Web server

Management of VPS platforms of clients:

  • Virtualization realized with Virtuozzo Container
  • Provisioning scripts to manage VDS (reconfiguration / installation / deletion …)

April 2007 to August 2009: simCEO

Position: System Administrator (Part-time remote work)


  • Administration of 2 GNU/Linux servers (production and staging) to host a web application that simulates entreprise management (for students to learn)
  • Installation and Management a mail system (all-in-one package) called Zimbra
  • Development of a web interface to manage the production server (modification / checking of configuration files, and managing the status of Tomcat and Apache servers)
  • Deployment of a versioning system (SVN)
  • Deployment of a ticketing system for the client support, with a blog to post tutorials
  • Firewall administration

October 2007 to december 2008 : PowerE2E (China)

Position: System Administrator (Full-time)
B2B company


  • System Administrator of a network of more than 40 servers Linux / FreeBSD (network spread over Shanghai / Malaysia / Philippines / Qingdao / Beiking) in a context of High-Availability
  • Installation / Maintenance / Monitoring / Updates of staging and production servers (software and hardware)
  • Management of the DNS servers (internal and on internet) and management of the mail servers (Zimbra / Postfix)
  • Management of VPN connections between remote sites
  • Development of alerting scripts to send automatic emails and/or SMS in case of emergencies

October 2005 to July 2007 : SUPINFO (Reunion Island then China)

Position : SUPINFO Certified Linux Trainer (Full-time)

Responsible of the GNU/Linux courses for SUPINFO Indian Ocean and SUPINFO China students


2016: PCM Training
Personality assessment . Communicating with different personalitites

2014: Akamai training
Akamai technologies overview . Akamai portal . Web Caching …

2013: AWS Architecture Training
Amazon resources . Automation in AWS . Building for resiliency . Cost reporting …

2004 to 2007 : SUPINFO
Network . Linux . Programming . Databases . VoIP . .Net …

2002 to 2004 : BTS - Computer Science and Networks for Industrial and Technical services
C/C++ . ASM . Network basics . Algorithms . UML …