Career Profile

I’ve started my career in Information Technology (IT) in 2005 at Saint-Gobain as a System Administrator.

Currently, I’m working as a Public Cloud Practice Manager and Cloud Architect mainly on Amazon Web Services (AWS), dealing with large-scale systems, designing: secure, scalable, and cost-effective Cloud Architectures.

I’m also leading Cloud subjects: Cloud Migrations, Security Hardening (DevSecOps), Cost Saving (FinOps), Proof of Concept, Go to Cloud Strategy, Governance and Cloud Advisory (Assessments).

Experiences

Cloud Architect

October 2018 - Present
Engie

(Turnover: 65Mds € / 150k employees)

Working as a Cloud Architect on Group Datalake Platform on AWS: Common Data Hub (CDH)

  • ⛅ Cloud Native & Serverless Architecture

  • 📐 Architecture Design

  • 🔐 Security Hardening (DevSecOps)

  • 💸 FinOps Optimizations

  • 🍃 Agile: Scrum Framework

  • ⚙️ Technical Stack: CloudFront, S3, GraphQL, DynamoDB, Lambdas (Python), RDS PostgreSQL, Kinesis Stream, Athena, EMR, Github Enterprise, Cloudformation, Jenkins.

Public Cloud Practice Manager

October 2018 - Present
Metanext (ESN)

(Turnover: 11,4M€ / 120 employees)

Helping organizations to their journey to the public cloud with my talented team.

  • 👨🏻‍🍳 Practice Manager (brigade of 10)

  • 📦 Creation of new offers/service catalog

  • 🤝 Partnership development with AWS

  • 👨🏻‍🏫 Deliver Internal training and practice development

  • 🔝 Team ramp-up and training path

Cloud Architect

June 2017 - October 2018
Mediametrie

(Turnover: 97,6M€ in 2016 - 700 employees - IT Department: 140+ people)

Mediametrie is handling Billions of requests every day with Multi Terabytes of data collected in highly resilient and scalable infrastructure.

I was Cloud Architect: Responsible for the “Internet” Products: Streaming, Web Analytics, Google Panel, Podcasts, Tablet, French Online Press Analytics Product.

My role consists of:

  • 📐 Cloud Architecture Design

  • 👨🏻‍🍳 Projects Management

  • 💸 Cost Saving (FinOps)

  • 🔍 Cloud Advisory & Governance

  • 🌱 Proof of Concept

  • 📖 Documentation

  • 🔐 Security Enhancements

  • 🎮 Workshops & GameDay Organization

Cost Saving (FinOps):

  • EMR migration from On-Demand to Spot instances: 62% savings (> 64k$ / year)

  • Waste detection & remediation

  • FinOps tool deployment to IT manager and product owner

  • EC2 / RDS / ElastiCache Reserved Instance Planning

  • Current AWS Billing : > 1,8M$ / year

Cloud Governance

  • Compliance automation with CloudCustodian, AWS Config

  • AWS Multi-Regions Project

About Mediametrie technical stack:

  • Environment: AWS Public Cloud, Amazon Linux, RedHat, Debian, FreeBSD, CentOS

  • Infrastructure: AWS Multi-AZ / Multi-Regions (10+ Accounts), Hadoop Clusters (AWS EMR), Serverless (Lambda, Athena, DynamoDB), S3, RDS, Oracle, MongoDB, ELK, Apache/Nginx, Docker

  • 750+ hosted EC2 instances or VMWare VM on AWS or 3 Datacenters (Equinix)

  • DevOps Pipeline & Tooling: GitLab, Ansible, Terraform (Infrastructure as Code), Consul, XLRelease, DataDog, PagerDutty

Feature Teams Organization using Agile: SCRUM Framework

IT Architect & Operations Manager

September 2014 - June 2017
STVA - SNCF Logistics

(Turnover : 320M€ - 2014) 2500 employees. 800 Trucks. 3200 wagons. 44 sites

  • 👨‍🍳 IT Operations and Support manager (brigade of 5)

  • ☁️ Technical Advisor for Cloud, Microsoft and Citrix technologies

  • 🔧 Project Manager for Cloud and On-Premise Infrastructures (AWS, Microsoft)

  • Managing Microsoft and Hypervisor servers scope

  • Incidents Response, Crisis Management, and Asset Management: servers and workstations

  • Responsible for IT Infrastructure high availability: Monthly reports, Dashboards, KPI follow-up.

  • Projects Leader: Citrix XenApp upgrade, VMware and Citrix XenServer migration to Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Participation in several projects: Global IT Monitoring, obsolescence, storage et networking projects

Technical Account Manager (TAM)

January 2012 - September 2014
Microsoft

(Turnover: 86Mds$ / 128k employees) in 2014

  • Services Delivery Management: resources and pro-active check-up planning: health check, security audit

  • Account Management: Contract renewal, projects follow-up, customer satisfaction

  • Cases monitoring and escalation / Crisis Management / Product Group Cases (Redmond)

  • Microsoft’s Technical Advisor for my customers

  • Maintain a Service Delivery Plan, to help customers to define an action plan to improve his IT infrastructure (ITIL)

  • Budget > 1,2M€.

My Public Sector Customers:

  • Ministère de la Défense, Assurance Maladie (CNAMTS), Assurance Vieillesse (CNAV), Commissariat à l’énergie Atomique (CEA), Mairie de Paris, OCDE, CIPAM (Urssaf), Pôle Emploi

System Administrator

November 2005 - December 2011
Saint-Gobain

(Turnover 564M€ in 2013)

  • Define with the CIO a global IT Security policy for the group

  • Raise awareness of IT Security best-practices…

  • Microsoft OCS (IM) deployment and Web conferencing system (WebEx)

  • Daily management of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

  • Antivirus, Firewalls, and Websites Filtering Management

  • Daily support of Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory

  • Proof of Concept: email filtering solution - Cisco IronPort

  • Daily support for Active Directory Migration (Subsidiary to Saint-Gobain Holding)

Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional - Advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the AWS platform
AWS Certified Security - Specialty - Validates technical expertise in securing the AWS platform
AWS Certified Developer - Associate - Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate - Ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate - Technical expertise in deployment, management, and operations on the AWS
TOEIC - Score: 805990

Skills & Proficiency

AWS Cloud

Cloud Architecture

Team Management

Cloud Security

Infrastructure As Code

Ansible

Bash Scripting

Python

FinOps